Leona Maguire ready to claim first major title at KPMG Women's PGA Championship
After a successful 2021 LPGA Tour season, Leona Maguire made history as the first Irishwoman to win a title on Tour in early 2022. This week, she'll try to make history again by claiming her first major title at the KPMG Women's PGA Championship.
Slapping each other in the face with tortillas is how the Aces bond
The Las Vegas Aces have a little fun after practice by hitting each other with tortillas and trying not to laugh.
How hijabi runner Noor Alexandria Abukaram is fighting for inclusivity in sport
When Noor Alexandria Abukaram was disqualified for wearing her hijab at a track meet in 2019, she was hurt. However, it propelled her to take action. Now she fights for inclusivity in sports.
Aces forward Theresa Plaisance rocks $595 Versace robe ahead of matchup with Mercury
WNBA players have shown plenty of highlight-worthy plays on the court and tasteful fashion choices off it.
Skylar Diggins-Smith's Matrix-esque look, Jasmine Thomas' lime-green attire and more highlight stylish WNBA fits
The first full week of the WNBA season saw some fire fits from stars across the league.
Running for the Afghan girls and women who no longer have access to sports
Zahra fled Afghanistan days before the fall of Kabul in August, decades after the Taliban last took control of her home country in 1996. On International Women's Day, the 2021 NYC Marathon finisher speaks on running for the women and girls who can't.
How Kansas State center Ayoka Lee's 61-point game forever changed women's basketball
Was it the pre-game nap in a recliner or the promise of chocolate chip banana bread -- what was the secret sauce behind Kansas State center Ayoka Lee's history-making 61-point game?
Brooklyn Harker's football dreams are so much bigger than one viral moment
Brooklyn Harker is a self-proclaimed underdog. She battled a rare blood disorder as a child, and it nearly claimed her life; now she's fighting to own her space in high school football and to prove to herself that she's without limitations.
Zaila Avant-garde at the 2021 espnW Women + Sports Summit
Scripps National Spelling Bee champ Zaila Avant-garde on fame, hoop dreams and her appearance at the 2021 espnW Women + Sports Summit.
Olympic marathoner Molly Seidel found a way to run again
Molly Seidel has stopped trying to outrun OCD, depression and anxiety. She has taken control of her story and is preparing for the London Marathon -- and eventually the Tokyo Olympics.
How the marvelous Moneymaker sisters save Marvel superheroes
The characters in "Black Widow" and other Marvel films are out to save the universe. Behind the scenes, stunt doubles Heidi and Renae Moneymaker are out to save the superheroes.
Kara Lawson: I hope to see women occupying every powerful position in sports
Duke women's basketball coach Kara Lawson discusses with espnW the importance of women being in leadership roles in sports, why she sets herself up to be mentally prepared for any obstacle and the best advice she received from Pat Summitt.
To be a working mom in sports
Adia Barnes, Kerri Walsh Jennings and Candace Parker are superstars in their sports. They're working moms and facing the same misconceptions and challenges as mothers all over the world and are facing it with strength, vulnerability and grace.
Why Black women athletes continue to say Breonna Taylor's name
Black women have led the fight for recognition, empathy and justice in Breonna Taylor's honor. In our letter series, Black women athletes, including Ibtihaj Muhammad and Natasha Cloud, reflect on how Taylor's killing ignited their quest for change.
'Women's achievements must be respected as much as men's'
Vinesh Phogat, Ritu Phogat, Anju Bobby George, Dutee Chand and Jwala Gutta share their wishes for Indian women athletes.
WNBA champion Natasha Cloud and Netflix's CMO Bozoma Saint John talk to LaChina Robinson about being dope Black women in espnW's new podcast series Around the Rim Presents 'I'm Speaking.'
In espnW's new podcast series, Around the Rim Presents "I'm Speaking," host LaChina Robinson joins Netflix CMO Bozoma Saint John and WNBA champion Natasha Cloud to talk about being dope Black women and addressing the world's racial inequalities.
Taneka Mackey, only Black woman to caddie full time in LPGA, on not being the last
Taneka Mackey is the first Bahamian woman and the only Black woman caddie on the LPGA Tour full time. The former competitive golfer discusses managing her multiple sclerosis while on tour and being the first but not the last.
The power of walking and moving forward
As this year and its unprecedented waves of grief draw to a close, we linger betwixt and between, on the threshold of a hope we dare not imagine -- until then, we walk. We propel our bodies forward. We tread the ground. And we do not fall through.
Sarah Spain's ode to the year in sports
Troubles and worries and fears were aplenty in 2020, but Sarah Spain set out to remember the highs and lows of the year in sports with the help of verse on the night before Christmas.
Seattle superstars Sue Bird and Russell Wilson in conversation
Sue Bird and Russell Wilson on leaving a lasting legacy, fighting for social justice and joining Seattle's Mount Rushmore of prolific athletes, alongside Gary Payton and Ken Griffey Jr.
Simone Manuel on Olympic gold, glory and unforgettable firsts
Simone Manuel is the first African American woman to win an individual gold in Olympic swimming. She earned other history-making firsts thereafter. Now those firsts will act as keys to help her unlock the change she'd like to see in the world.
Chelsea Clinton: 'I feel a deep gratitude to women athletes for what they have proven to be possible'
Ahead of the 2020 espnW: Women + Sports Summit, we talked to Chelsea Clinton about her new book on women sports figures, the role that athletes have played in social justice -- and the gymnast her own daughter, Charlotte, is hoping to be like.
Paralympian Oksana Masters continues to inspire and push limits
Four-time Paralympian and eight-time medalist Oksana Masters explains why she'll never let her physical challenges define her and why the word "impossible" isn't in her vocabulary.
Gibson -- First-time major winners are the new norm on the LPGA Tour
South Korea's Sei Young Kim won her first major at the KPMG Women's PGA Championship on Sunday, becoming the ninth first-time major winner from the last 10 majors. First-time champions are no surprise, but rather a signifier of talent on the LPGA.
LPGA player Mariah Stackhouse inspires the next generation of golfers
Tiger Woods, Lorena Ochoa and Serena Williams inspired Mariah Stackhouse and let her know that possibilities were limitless. Ahead of the KPMG Women's PGA Championship, Stackhouse reflects on being a role model for the next generation of golfers.