Japanese Teen Drafted Into Minor League

18-year-old Eri Yoshida might not pitch for the Chico Outlaws until late May, but when she does, she will become the first female to play professionally in America since 1997 - and as a female knuckleballer, a baseball rarity. [AP] » 5/10/10 10:20am 5/10/10 10:20am

First Female Football Coach Appointed In District Of Columbia

Natalie Randolph, former wide receiver for the D.C. Divas women's pro football team, has been named the head football coach at Calvin Coolidge Senior High School. She is the only woman to hold that job in the entire United States. » 3/12/10 10:00am 3/12/10 10:00am

Buy Me Some Peanuts And...Yoga Mats?

The L.A. Dodgers are currently experimenting with a marketing program that aims to reach out to female fans by offering such fare as yoga nights and "Stitch N' Pitch" evenings at the ballpark. But is it really necessary? » 9/27/09 7:10pm 9/27/09 7:10pm

Are Girls Sports More Innocent, Communal?

Glenn Nelson, the founder of website HoopGurlz.com, claims that girls basketball is a fundamentally different game than boys basketball. They may be playing with the same rules, but something about girls basketball is different. » 7/17/09 6:00pm 7/17/09 6:00pm

A League Of Their Own

In Turkey, soccer's generally considered a men's sport, unfit for delicate women. However, the Turkish federation has been promoting the idea of women's soccer, a task that seems to require nail polish and heels. » 3/04/09 10:45am 3/04/09 10:45am