Female athletes made their voices heard on a variety of social issues in 2016.
espnW IMPACT25 honors top athletes and influencers of 2016 and names its Woman of the Year.
From the Rio Olympics to the WNBA to Wimbledon, Cari Champion of espnW explains how African-American female athletes exemplified grace, athleticism and "Black Girl Magic" in 2016.
When Tatyana McFadden was adopted from a Russian orphanage and brought to the U.S. at the age of 5, one of the first thing her parents did was get her involved in sports.
After becoming the first woman to complete Stage 1 of an "American Ninja Warrior" finals course, Jessie Graff says she never doubted herself or her abilities.