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Diana Taurasi's Russian Team Is Paying Her To Skip The WNBA Season

Since the early 2000s, many WNBA players have also played for teams overseas. The WNBA season is only four months long, so they can effectively play for two teams in one year. They do this for the obvious reason: money. Brittney Griner, who was a WNBA sensation during her rookie season, was paid just $49,440. In China…

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8-Year-Old Girls Can Kick 8-Year-Old Boys' Asses at Sports, So Quit Telling Them That They Can't

The idea that girls are "bad at sports"—or, at least, fundamentally less skilled than boys—is an enduring one, and just one of the billion ways that we set girls up to fail before they've even begun to try. Well, men are just stronger. Men are just better. More coordinated. It's a mantra that's drilled into kids'…