The Women’s Sports Foundation is dedicated to helping girls and women at all levels remove obstacles and other barriers to participation in sports.
Mixed martial arts legend Cris Cyborg traveled to Uganda to provide clean drinking water to some of the world’s most vulnerable people.
Despite losing her LPGA card while battling Lyme disease, golfer Sophia Popov achieved the unthinkable after winning the 2020 Women’s British Open.
Geno Auriemma is one of the greatest basketball coaches to ever teach the game–UConn women’s basketball would not be the same without him.
University of Colorado senior women’s administrator and former women’s basketball coach, Ceal Barry, retires after a storied career and 37 years in University of Colorado athletics.
Rugby legend Tiff Faaee played for the national teams of three different countries before coming to New York to coach in Major League Rugby.
Endurance athletes regularly push their bodies to places that many humans simply can’t. Here are 10 impressive endurance athletes you should know.
Suzanne Smith is a trailblazer in her field of sports television, and an inspiration for young girls seeking to break through the industry.
Nichol Whiteman, one of the highest-ranking female executives in baseball, is on a mission to help change Los Angeles-area communities.
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.
The first ever all-female mixed martial arts promotion Invicta FC helped provide stability for women’s mixed martial arts when its future was uncertain.
When Christy Hedgpeth was named COO of the WNBA in 2019, she was determined to find a way to help spur the growth of the game at the youth level.
In 1983, Dianne Durham won a national title in gymnastics for the U.S. gymnastics team. What she didn’t know was that she was making history for gymnasts and Black athletes for years to come.
From intern to CEO and beyond, Amy Trask is an inspiring leader showing women that they can hold powerful roles in male dominated spaces.
President of the WNBA Players Association Nneka Ogwumike helped negotiate a game-changing agreement that changes the WNBA, and hopefully women’s sports.
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.
From UCLA track star to coaching phenomenon, Caryl Smith Gilbert’s accolades continue to grow. Her 2015 conference honors include a historic win for women.
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.
From going undrafted to being the first woman to represent her country at the Olympics, here are a few inspirational women who overcame hurdles to succeed.
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.
Liz Cambage is a stud of a basketball player. She’s opening up about her struggle with mental health, and using her platform to start deeper conversations.
BreakingT has broken through in the sports merchandise game, helping bring awareness to women’s sports, while also providing fans with access to fun merch.
It’s been nearly a decade since a WNBA player has had their own shoe. Why is that? There is no better time than now to give an athlete their own signature line of shoes. Who should it be?
Former UConn basketball player Batouly Camara took her game in the community to another level.
Megan Rapinoe and Sue Bird joined forces with the #ShareTheMicNow social media campaign to amplify the voices of Black women in America.
Army’s coach Kristen Skiera has been with the program since their start as a varsity sport, a position she has been in before at the rival Naval Academy.
Sara Cox’s refereeing career in rugby has only just begun, but it’s already a career destined for the history books.
Ashton Washington is breaking down barriers in the male-dominated world of college football.
Sean McManus, chairman of CBS Sports, has been praised for his advocacy of women in the workplace and is a model for other executives in the field.
Once a pitching phenom, Mo’ne Davis is playing softball in college far away from the national spotlight.
Dr. Jen Welter made history as the first female NFL coach. Now, she’s using her talents to help children during the pandemic through her new book series.
Lupe Rose, the CEO of SHE Beverage Company, is bringing a new model to women’s professional football. The WFLA is the first league to pay its players.
Frito-Lay vice president credits her experience as on the softball field for her success in the marketing world.
She is a renowned skater, street artist, and musician. There is very little that Lola can’t do.
Grandmaster Irina Krush survived a case of coronavirus in spring 2020. She used the same competitive mentality that made her a champion to overcome it.
Bill Walsh opened doors for minorities and his fellowship is helping female candidates. Current 49ers GM John Lynch is proud to be a part of an organization that supports women in sports.
Angela James was the first superstar of her sport, earning the nickname, “The Wayne Gretzky of women’s hockey.”
Andrea Kremer has become the role model she always dreamed of and has proved to young girls around the world that they belong in the world of sports.
Ally Love is an image of versatility–model, TEDx speaker, certified health coach, host of the Brooklyn Nets, Peloton superstar, founder of fitness lifestyle brand, Love Squad– the list goes on. Check out her story for a bit of motivation!
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.
Mountain biker Kate Courtney is the first American to win the overall World Cup in 17 years and the fifth American woman in history.
Sarah Hudek is just one of a few women to ever receive a collegiate baseball scholarship, but didn’t end her college career on the same baseball diamond.
Carol Hutchins, the winningest coach in NCAA softball and Michigan athletics history, knows more women belong in head coaching roles.
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.
Amidst an unconventional year, the 2020 ESPYs honored humanitarian efforts and athletes fighting for social justice rather than athletic performances.
In 2019, Lexie Laing became the third Laing sister to join the Boston Pride. She helped the Pride reach 18-0 on Denna Day, in honor of her oldest sister.
Joanna Jedrzejczyk and Weili Zhang put on a fight for the ages at UFC 248 in March 2020. The fight lasted five rounds and ended in a split decision.
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.
Alyssa Nakken made MLB history when she joined the San Francisco Giants as a full-time coach in 2020.
Wounded during battle, Elizabeth Marks rises to win a Paralympic gold medal for the country she fought for.
Dr. Niki Williams gained mental toughness through team sports. Now she uses that agility to treat patients as an emergency room physician on the front lines during a global pandemic.
MMA fighter Jordan Kaaze left her life in St. Paul, Minnesota, to help fight the global pandemic in New York City in spring 2020 as an ICU trauma nurse.
Brandi Rhodes wants to level the playing field in the male-dominated sport of professional wrestling. So she created a community for female fans.
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.
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.
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.
Caroline Marks is already making waves. She has 17 national titles and a spot on the Team USA’s Olympic surf team, and her career is just beginning.
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.
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.