It's Different for Girls

Media Coverage for Women's Sport

Billie Jean King: Tennis star least of her important roles

Billie Jean King was an athlete first. Quickly, she became a champion, many times over. She had a remarkable tennis career. But that was not enough, not nearly enough, for … Continue reading

May 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

Gag Orders on Sexuality

Allie Grasgreen of Inside Higher Ed reports: When Brittney Griner, Baylor University’s star basketball player and one of the most celebrated athletes in the history of the sport, came out … Continue reading

May 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

I was so nervous that I was shaking

Annika Sorenstam blogs at ESPN about PGA debut at Colonial: I have some really wonderful memories when I look back on my career, but overall, playing at the Colonial as … Continue reading

May 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

Could a new look Lingerie Football League actually help reduce sexism in sport?

IN HIS BOOK, The Red Sox Years, Terry Francona reveals how the team’s owners – John Henry and Tom Werner – commissioned a €78,000 study to determine how to make Boston … Continue reading

May 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

Broadcaster hopes to start female sports network

Ryan Howard of Shoreview Press reports When it comes to sports, Kirk Possehl has been around the block a few times. The 50-year-old Shoreview broadcaster has spent decades doing radio … Continue reading

May 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

Perry hails women’s cricket pay increase

Dual sport star Ellyse Perry has hailed the pay increase handed to women cricketers as a “wonderful step forward”  that she hopes will be followed by other sports to encourage … Continue reading

May 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

Saudi Arabia To Allow Women Into Stadiums – Analysis

James M. Dorsey of the Albany Tribune reports: Saudi Arabia, under domestic and international pressure to grant women sporting rights, is creating separate stadium sections so that female spectators and … Continue reading

May 21, 2013 · Leave a comment