Uh-Oh — Title IX Progress May Have Stalled Over the Last Decade

Perhaps you watched this summer's Olympic sporting matches, saw the U.S. women nab 66 percent of Team USA's gold medals, and thought, "Progress!" as you gazed at a sunrise, which was, you had an inkling, really just, like, a metaphor or whatever for how a new era of women's athletics is dawning thanks to 40 years of… » 10/08/12 11:55pm 10/08/12 11:55pm

President Obama Is a Big Fan of Girls' Sports

Here's a glimpse into President Obama's weekend gig (because he needs something to keep him occupied) where he acts as coach to daughter Sasha's basketball team. Obama is a strong supporter of women's sports in general, saying, "I am a huge believer that sports ends up being good for kids and especially good for girls. … » 3/26/12 11:40am 3/26/12 11:40am

Girls Who Play Boys Who Don't Think Girls Should Play Boys

Hannah Berner's high school doesn't have a girls' tennis team, but she still gets flak for playing with the boys. Her story got us thinking about girl athletes who happen to play against the opposite sex, and the strange combination of stereotypes they face. » 6/01/09 6:00pm 6/01/09 6:00pm

Jaime Nared, "The Next Candace Parker," Will Play With The Boys Again

Jaime Nared is 12 years old and 6'1" tall » 9/15/08 1:30pm 9/15/08 1:30pm, and the last time she played basketball against girls her age the score was 90-7. She's lucky enough to be so good that she leaves her opponents in the dust, and unlucky enough to be so good that she makes adults angry. So angry, in fact, that after a particularly stellar game …