Over the last century, female athletes have emerged as powerful voices for equality. Many of these heroes — as well as male advocates for gender equality — have shared their personal stories with The Players’ Tribune. Read their firsthand accounts of how they overcame the challenges they faced, and learn how they continue to inspire us all.
The World Cup can be a platform for female empowerment, and we want to capitalize on that, both on and off the field.
In 2016, Appalachian State head coach Angel Elderkin was diagnosed with Stage 3 Endometrial Cancer. This is her story of survival.
I’m sure this year will be hard in ways that I don’t even know yet, but it will also be rewarding in ways I’ve yet to see, too.
In Martinique, it means something, the French shirt. In the Caribbean, we respect that shirt. We know it needs to be earned.
Your dreams are your dreams. Sometimes they don’t make sense to other people.
NCAA women's basketball coaches Dawn Staley, Carolyn Peck, Felisha Legette-Jack, Yolett McPhee-McCuin, and Vanessa Blair-Lewis speak.
I’m very aware of what my success represents. I’m also very aware of what my failure would represent.
Rutgers basketball coach C. Vivian Stringer is on the verge of becoming the fifth women's head coach to reach the 1,000 win mark
Opting out means not just believing in ourselves, but going one step further: betting on ourselves.
We need to make sure that sport is not a welcoming place for somebody that's going to be abusing athletes.