Although Nneka Ogwumike missed out on the Olympics, the L.A. Sparks forward has accomplished quite a bit in 2021. And she isn’t planning to slow down anytime soon.
On June 30, the NCAA Division I Board of Directors approved an interim policy that allows collegiate athletes to profit off their name, image and likeness (NIL). Those rule changes, as well as state laws that went into effect July 1, have opened the door for athletes to earn money for social media posts, autograph signings and endorsements.
Kjahna O’s lifelong love for football has led her down a winding path in the NFL that led to her closer to her dream role of NFL scout.
After a dominant first 10 games, the Connecticut Sun’s Jonquel Jones is the odds-on favorite to win the MVP award this season, according to DraftKings. But Jones will miss four to six games as she competes for Bosnia and Herzegovina in the 2021 EuroBasket tournament.
After serving in Iraq, Anne McClain found rugby a crucial ingredient to her success at NASA.
Cailey Hutchison balances a packed schedule of classes, labs, coaching, and being a professional hockey player for the Metropolitan Riveters.