It's Different for Girls

Media Coverage for Women's Sport

Conner has seen tremendous growth in the sport she loves

Becky Taylor of The Tifton Gazette reports: Julie Conner has only directly experienced girls basketball governed by the same rules as boys. In her eyes, though, the game has gone … Continue reading

June 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

Delanian has big dreams for women’s basketball

Jeremy Nitta, Sports Associate Editor of the Kaleo Voice reports: Laura Beeman, the head coach for the University of Hawai‘i women’s basketball team, has often stressed a need for growth … Continue reading

June 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

Women’s basketball needs to work to earn an audience

Sally Jenkins of the Washington Post reports: If your TV clicker skipped right past a WNBA game, one reason may have been that you mistook it for rugby — unless … Continue reading

June 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

Women’s college basketball could see big changes

Greg Auman of the Tampa Bay Times reports: Two years before the Women’s Final Four brings college basketball to Tampa, the sport’s leaders are taking a step back and asking … Continue reading

June 24, 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

Dave Zirin on sports, politics, homophobia & making sports an ‘anti-sexist safe space”

Nate Parham of Swish Appeal reports: This past week, Dave Zirin of The Nation visited the Bay Area for a few speaking engagements and appearances in support of the San … Continue reading

May 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

Griner: No talking sexuality at Baylor

ESPN: The Magazine reports: Former Baylor women’s basketball star Brittney Griner says that Kim Mulkey, her college head coach, told players not to be open publicly about their sexuality because … Continue reading

May 20, 2013 · 1 Comment

McKenzie to oversee national women’s basketball development team

Fabian McKenzie better have his passport up to date, because he has a busy summer ahead with Canada’s national women’s basketball program. The Cape Breton University Capers women’s head coach … Continue reading

May 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

Huge Milestone As First Kuwaiti Women’s League Takes Off

Joana Saba of the Arab Times reports: “The First Kuwaiti Women’s League took off on Thursday evening, marking a huge milestone in the history of women’s sports in Kuwait. The … Continue reading

May 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

Brittney Griner ready to change women’s sports

“Brittney Griner dominated women’s college basketball for four years for the Baylor Lady Bears. The Phoenix Mercury made her the WNBA’s top draft pick Monday night, officially kicking off what … Continue reading

May 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

Inequality still exists in women’s sports on pro, collegiate levels

Nicholas Hall reports on the women’s NCAA’s championship game: “Not as many people tuned in to Tuesday night’s game, though. Sometimes people forget there are two tournaments going on. Tuesday … Continue reading

May 8, 2013 · Leave a comment