Phaidra Knight became a rugby legend because of her fierce and physical style ofplay. The hall-of-famer now uses her celebrity to help make a difference in the lives of others.
Kristine Lilly is one of the most decorated players in the history of US soccer. Sheis on a mission to help girls and women in sports.
In this edition of GoodSport Live, we interview the only African American female coach in the NFL.
Hall Of Famer Rebecca Lobo is a guiding light for girls and women who want to chase their dreams in sports.
ONYX host Monica McNutt sat down with RISE CEO Diahann Billings-Burford for a conversation about equity, social impact, and race in sport.
She is a renowned skater, street artist, and musician. There is very little that Lola can’t do.
The boston marathon didn’t allow women to compete. Kathrine Switzer got lucky but had to fight off bias and a physical assault to finish.
Gevvie Stone is an Olympic medalist who is also training to be an emergency room physician.
She’s a legend in field hockey and lacrosse who now helps young African-American athletes as co-founder of the Black Women in Sport Foundation.
Being relentless is a powerful tool in sports and in life. Emily Pappas is helping young girls optimize their performance in both sports and in life.
Emily Kwok was one of the first women to compete in jiu jitsu and eventually became a two-time IBJJF World Champion.
Claire Gaston didn’t set out to become a role model, but she became one to many young girls after drilling her first field goal for Mater Dei High School.
Lesley Visser is a sportscaster who has broken all the barriers and has a career defined by firsts.
Kuylee Pettit needed something to help occupy her summer days as an eight-year-old girl growing up in Big Bear City, California. Her father had a suggestion.
A patriot through and through, Megan Henry hopes to compete for her country in the next Winter Olympic games.
Born in Senegal, Rama Sy grew up in a place that suppressed women. Now in the US, she hopes to go back and make a difference.
Cailin Curry competes against some of the best in the nation and doesn’t consider blindness a disadvantage in any way.
Rugby legend Tiff Faaee played for the national teams of three different countries before coming to New York to coach in Major League Rugby.
Cherre Marshall moved from the battlefield to the football field thanks to the Soldiers To Sidelines program.
Following in the footsteps of her legendary mother, Traci Green inspires a new generation of players.
The Catch A Lift fund helps Melissa Leuck overcome the physical and mental injuries she suffered during her military service, while also providing support and a close community.
Jen Welter made coaching history when she was hired by the Arizona Cardinals in 2015. Now, her Grrridiron clinics bring new girls to the game.
Bombette Martin talks about having the confidence to compete as a professional skateboarder.
Patricia Melton won 6 Ivy League titles and qualified for the 1988 Olympic trials, but her work today helping others is even more impressive.
Dr. Tricia DeLaMora, a pediatrician, has spent her entire career helping others but one of her most important medical moments came unexpectedly during a grueling triathlon.
GoodSport honors a world-class senior athlete who held multiple national records and was tragically lost to COVID-19.
Women are carving out their space in the male-dominated sport of rugby. Here are a few stories that inspire us.
Shaakira Hassell overcame bias and hardship to become the first African-American woman to lead a strength and conditioning program in college sports.
College football trailblazer, Callie Brownson, follows her NFL dreams.
Boomer Esiason Foundation supports runner Abby Dwyer as she balances Cystic Fibrosis and Motherhood.
There is a cultural myth that softball is for girls and baseball is just for boys. However, this is not the case. One player we interviewed is breaking barriers.
After serving in Iraq, Anne McClain found rugby a crucial ingredient to her success at NASA.
She paid her dues and is now the first Connecticut woman to be named the head coach of a high school football.