I’ve always been more attracted to the ugly things. It’s hard to explain, but I think that’s just how I’ve always been. My favorite plants are dandelions — the
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So, my mom … I truly believe that she was put on this earth for me.
No matter what I wear or what part of the store it comes from, I’m still going to put my T.Y. swag on it.
I have decided to retire as a professional footballer. When we first met 25 years ago, I could never have imagined the crazy, unbelievable journey you would tak
You know it’s never going to be over with a squad as deep and as tough as this one.
They did not see me as an 18-year-old woman. They did not see me as a young girl from the bush who was the best in the world.
I’ve known I wanted to play professional basketball since I got my first scholarship offer in eighth grade. Being in the WNBA? On the Lynx?! I can’t imagine any
Here the thing about being an impactful coach: It actually has nothing to do with gender.
You have to keep speaking up at important moments. You have to keep pushing so that people can be educated and converted, one by one.
Picture two grown women standing outside the Nike store, staring up at this random billboard, just sobbing for 15 minutes straight.
The goal here is simple: Create a single, viable women's professional league in North America. That's it. That's not only what we want – it's what we need.
Hi!! Sue Bird here. This is my WC Semis preview.
I am the girl Crystal Dunn of the USWNT met at the airport. It was Dulles Airport in Virginia. I am 19 now, and meeting her changed my life.
When I put on our U.S. kit … I do it for every single American girl out there who wants to see someone who looks like them — someone whose story reminds them of
At one point I started to dream about playing football for real. It’s what I did best. It’s what I liked. It’s what I wanted.
We know what people expect of us. This is our big chance to show the world what we can do.
The World Cup can be a platform for female empowerment, and we want to capitalize on that, both on and off the field.
This is the story of the greatest night of my entire life.
Black women in coaching positions are held to higher standards — especially because there are so few opportunities.
Opting out means not just believing in ourselves, but going one step further: betting on ourselves.
I want our girls to grow up knowing that there are no boundaries that can be placed on their futures, period.
I called a bunch of coaches in men’s soccer. They told me that there was no way I was ever going to play on a men’s team. They were wrong.