Simone Manuel creates her own special lane in swimming, winning gold medals on the way to making history.
Michelle Carter, a gold medalist in shot put, uses her platform to help young girls achieve their goals and dreams.
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.
As the softball head coach at the University of Illinois, Tyra Perry is currently the only African-American female head coach in the Big Ten conference.
She was a legend in field hockey and lacrosse who now helps young African-American athletes through as co-founder of the Black Women in Sport Foundation.
WNBA champion Natasha Cloud is the first female basketball player to sign with Converse, and the brand is hopefully starting a trend in athlete endorsements.
Sydney McLaughlin competed in her first Olympics at only 17 years old. Her career is just beginning despite the many records she already holds.
The series will be called Onyx: Celebrating Black Women in Sports and will be hosted by MSG Network commentator and former Georgetown University basketball captain Monica McNutt.
Lesley Visser is a sportscaster who has broken all the barriers and has a career defined by firsts.
Cailin Curry competes against some of the best in the nation and doesn’t consider blindness a disadvantage in any way.
In a time where women’s mixed martial arts was taboo, Ronda Rousey proved that they can thrive on the sport’s biggest stage.
Chole McKenzie sacrificed a big job in banking to help the African-American community.
Amina Hussein is an Emmy Award-winning coordinating producer at ESPN. She’s led the way behind the cameras on shows like NBA Countdown and Sportscenter.
Katrina Adams goes from the courts to the board to help make a difference in tennis.
AJ Andrews earned a coveted gold glove from Rawlings and is now trying to bring professional softball to a whole new level.
Brehanna Daniels is changing more than just tires. She is changing the way NASCAR is viewed by sports fans around the country.
Rugby legend Tiff Faaee played for the national teams of three different countries before coming to New York to coach in Major League Rugby.
Hall Of Famer Rebecca Lobo is a guiding light for girls and women who want to chase their dreams in sports.
Mattel has evolved their iconic doll to match today’s society and inspire a new generation of girls to chase their dreams.
In this edition of GoodSport Live, we interview the only African American female coach in the NFL.
Edniesha Curry wasn’t the first woman to be on the coaching staff of a men’s Division I basketball program, but she stands among the few women who are blazing a new path for women in the sport.
Diahann Billings-Burford is working to improve race relations and is inspiring leaders in sports to produce positive change and achieve social justice.
Athletes are always chugging water, sport drinks and energy drinks. Many don’t consider when it is the appropriate time to drink them.
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.
All-American, Olympic medalist, WNBA MVP, and Hall of Famer – if there is anybody who should patent the formula for success, it is Lisa Leslie.
Behind every great female tennis player is a great dad. Coco Gauff has one in her father Corey.
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.
Kim Davis has a big job of making the NHL a more inclusive and diverse league, and she’s already made a large impact.
Kendall Coyne Schofield has competed on the highest world stage and made history. Now she’s encouraging young girls to do the same.
Former UConn basketball player Batouly Camara took her game in the community to another level.
Tyra Perry paid her dues to then became the head coach at Illinois, making her the only black female coach in the conference.
Once a pitching phenom, Mo’ne Davis is playing softball in college far away from the national spotlight.
She is a renowned skater, street artist, and musician. There is very little that Lola can’t do.
Manon Rhéaume is the only woman to ever play in any of the major North American pro sports leagues. In 1993, the goalie played in a preseason game for the Tampa Bay Lightning. Oh, and she was only 20.
The world of sports is coming together to recognize and pay tribute to #TheRealHeroes fighting on the frontlines during the global pandemic.
Alana Nichols is the only athlete to win gold in the summer and winter Paralympics. She now leads the preeminent women’s sports organization.
Maria Taylor holds her own in the world of sports television.
Laila Ali, daughter of Muhammad Ali, goes from knocking out opponents in the ring to fighting for gender equality in sports.
Danielle O’Toole may have to wait to fulfill her dream of playing in the Olympics, but the former college star is improving her game at the professional level.
Sis Bates is a defensive wizard who has turned the college softball world into her own personal stage to show off her greatness.
Wounded during battle, Elizabeth Marks rises to win a Paralympic gold medal for the country she fought for.
Gabby Douglas defied the odds to become an Olympic gold medalist in gymnastics.
Swin Cash uses her basketball background to become the highest-ranking female executive in NBA operations.
Phyllis George paved the way for women as the first female sportscaster to work at a major TV Network.
Media Platform Dedicated To Women And Girls In Sports Launches New Series Focused On Black Athletes, Hosted By MSG Network’s Monica McNutt
These 12 Black female athletes, among many others, are breaking barriers, raising standards, and setting the stage for athletes around the world.
Bombette Martin talks about having the confidence to compete as a professional skateboarder.
These dads LOVE their girls. They are Girl Dads and they are proud.
Professional basketball player, Elena Delle Donne, is a superstar who exudes greatness in everything she does.
They are some of best the sports reporters in the game. They are role models who help a new generation get in front of the camera.
They aren’t always the biggest names in sports but adaptive athletes have amazing stories of perseverance and will. Here are some.
Patricia Melton won 6 Ivy League titles and qualified for the 1988 Olympic trials, but her work today helping others is even more impressive.
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.
Jeremy Hefner of the New York Mets has a full house that includes three girls who he cherishes every day.
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.
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.
Amanda Burrill is a United States Navy veteran who returned to her first love, running, to aid recovery from traumatic brain injury. She was kind enough to share her story with us.
Meet Katy Sullivan, actress, producer, writer and oh, by the way, record-smashing Paralympic track and field athlete.
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.
Collete V. Smith’s passion and love for football led her to become the NFL’s first female African American coach. She says the sport saved her life.
Lolo Jones’s athletic accomplishments speak for themselves but it’s her impact off the field that truly makes her an inspiration.
GoodSport honors a world-class senior athlete who held multiple national records and was tragically lost to COVID-19.
We all know siblings have rivalries in sports. These siblings push each other to excel and are each other’s biggest fans.
EVERYBODY knows about Venus and Serena but there are many other super sisters in sports. Here are some that you may not have heard of.
She is a pioneer for women in sports broadcasting and she’s helping to pave the way for women in baseball.
Team USA is full of bulging bulky athletes but the smallest member of the team is making a huge difference and inspiring girls across the country.
These women faced cancer and left it in the dust. When challenged with adversity, they were able to fight the disease and inspire others to do the same.
“Life is so much bigger than sport, and life is meant to be full” says volleyball superstar, Kerri Walsh Jennings.
Abbey D’Agostino didn’t win a medal but earned global respect for an amazing act
Women are carving out their space in the male-dominated sport of rugby. Here are a few stories that inspire us.
Kim Mulkey, a legend in college basketball, changed the course of her history when she turned down the head coaching job at Lousiana Tech.
Kyla Nelson won her battle with cancer to return to the basketball court with the University of Pittsburgh.
Steph Curry has collaborated with female filmmakers to create a powerful series of short films celebrating female athletes.
GoodSport’s interview with Ashley Armistead, the founder of a one-of-a-kind boys running program that emphasizes respecting girls.
These dads LOVE their girls. They are Girl Dads and they are proud.
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.
Emily Kwok was one of the first women to compete in jiu jitsu and eventually became a two-time IBJJF World Champion.
Neile Ivey will return home and replace the legendary Muffet McGraw as coach of Notre Dame women’s basketball.
What happens when you combine two athletes at the top of their sports? You get a POWER COUPLE. Here are some of our favorites.
Boomer Esiason Foundation supports runner Abby Dwyer as she balances Cystic Fibrosis and Motherhood.
Most people believe that in order to achieve optimal performance, you must train harder. However, athletes forget to consider the importance of real rest.
Darlene Hunter overcame a childhood accident to become a leader in adaptive sports.
LPGA golfer Stacy Lewis won The Cambia Portland Classic and donated her entire paycheck to Houston recovery efforts in the wake of the destruction caused by Hurricane Harvey.
After receiving hurtful social media messages, pro tennis player, Madison Keys, looks to spread kindness and positivity.
Top performers in every walk of life share one trait, confidence. Here are some words of wisdom from sports legends of yesterday and today.
Mom does know a thing or two about taking care of people. Here are six tips passed down from generation to generation.
Paralyzed from the waist down at 17, the Paralympian rose to new heights in the sport she loves.
Billionaire owner of The New York Liberty, Joseph Tsai, wants to take his team to new heights and expand its fan base.
The middleweight champion of the world is inspiring young athletes and giving them hope, something she didn’t have a lot of as a child.
Women have been racing in NASCAR since 1949, but the sport’s popularity is motivating more women to hit the track.
Carla Simon is racing to make history, literally, she will be the first woman from Arizona to participate in the Special Olympics and qualify for the Boston Marathon – at the age of 32.
Ronda Rousey is long gone but some amazing women are mixing up the mixed martial arts world.
From bottom to the top, Sacred Heart University cheerleading brings home a championship.
There has been much talk lately about women competing for positions in traditionally male sports. Will it happen? Logic is on the side of yes.
Middle schooler Riley Orovitz is a quarterback for her flag football team. She loves football, math, and stats and hopes to be a sports broadcaster one day.
Calling herself a “momma on a mission,” Dana Vollmer secured an Olympic berth shortly after having a child.
Tennis star Sofia Kenin was hailed as a prodigy at a very young age and she worked her way to the top, becoming the youngest American to win a Grand Slam women’s singles title since Serena Williams in 2002.
Since starting out as a business journalist, Mina Kimes has risen through the ranks to now host the ever popular ESPN Daily since 2019.
Despite a late start in pro wrestling, Thunder Rosa, rose to the top quickly to capture the NWA World Women’s Championship.
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.