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Women’s College World Series 2017: Bracket, schedule, live scores, and highlights

College softball fans, the super regional round is officially in the books. Now, the remaining eight teams will compete to see who will take home college softball’s richest prize: the national championship at the 2017 Women’s College World Series. Florida, Baylor, Oregon, LSU, UCLA, Washington, Oklahoma, and Texas A&M are the remaining eight teams in […]

at Avaya Stadium on November 10, 2016 in San Jose, California.

On Equal Pay Day, U.S. Women’s Soccer Players Finally Strike A Deal

The United States women’s national soccer team have reached a deal with the U.S. Soccer Federation that could resolve a yearlong dispute over equality issues including pay. The USWNT and the U.S. Soccer Federation, the sport’s American governing body, ratified a new collective bargaining agreement Tuesday night ― just over a year since five top […]

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Washington basketball’s Kelsey Plum breaks NCAA women’s single-season scoring record

Kelsey Plum broke another NCAA scoring record Monday night. She now has the most points in a single season in NCAA women’s basketball history. Plum was already the all-time leading scorer in college women’s basketball, but she passed Jackie Stiles’ record during tournament play against Oklahoma. Plum now has 1,064 points, whereas Stiles had 1,062 […]

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Rebels On Wheels: The Afghan Women’s Cycling Team Pedals Past Taboos

Members of the Afghan national women’s cycling team have kept on riding through misogyny, harassment and physical violence. Now a corruption scandal threatens to knock the trailblazers off their bikes for good. As a member of the Afghan women’s national cycling team, 17-year-old Zhala Sarmast has grown used to the harassment she gets for riding […]

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Olympic basketball schedule 2016: U.S. women’s basketball team faces France in semis

Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports Team USA will continue its seemingly inevitable march towards the gold with a semifinals matchup against France. The Olympic women’s basketball tournament is down to just four teams. An appearance in the gold medal game will be on the line when the semifinals begin on Thursday. Team USA has been as […]

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Rio 2016: Kenya’s Jemima Jelagat Sumgong wins gold medal in women’s marathon

Sumgong, second from left, won the women’s marathon at the Summer Olympics – David Ramos/Getty Images The race is one of the Olympics’ most difficult tests of endurance. Kenyan runner Jemima Jelagat Sumgong won the women’s marathon at the Summer Olympics on Sunday. She distanced herself from the rest of the field in the race’s […]