University of Tennessee Drops 'Lady' from Women's Sports Teams

For decades, the women's sports teams at the University of Tennessee at Knoxville have been known as the Lady Volunteers, or the "Lady Vols." That is, until now: the university announced last week that they'd phase out the "Lady Vols" name and refer to both men's and women's teams as just "Vols." But many Tennessee… » 11/17/14 2:20pm 11/17/14 2:20pm

Nigerian Teen Seeks Equality For Female Boxers

Sixteen-year-old star boxer Mutiat Adebayo has some complaints about the state of women's boxing in Nigeria: "Boxing organisers discriminate against us during competitions. This is not good for the development of the sport. We urge government to help us." She says girls should be taught boxing in school — and fellow… » 3/17/11 7:07pm 3/17/11 7:07pm