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.
'Mulan' inspired Paralympian Scout Bassett to embrace her inner warrior
"When Mulan decided to fight for her country even after her true identity was exposed, she demonstrated a form of activism," says Paralympian Scout Bassett. "When I continually showed up and played, I was also showcasing a form of activism."
Why 'Bring It On' is one of the most important sports movies ever made
What makes "Bring It On" so good isn't the one-liners or the catchy cheers, it's that 20 years later, the teen flick is more relevant than ever. The film is an exploration of appropriation and the way whiteness works in our culture.
ENSPIRE winner Maryam Shojaei on her fight to get Iranian women back in the soccer stadium
Stuart Scott ENSPIRE Award winner Maryam Shojeai helped bring global awareness to the discriminatory ban on women, in part with the #NoBan4Women petition. In 2019, the ban was lifted and women reentered the stadiums, but her fight for equality continues.
Love 40 -- Venus Williams through the years
Venus Williams told us she was different, and she has demonstrated power, grace, courage and love to prove it. On her 40th birthday, we look back on some of the key moments in her one-of-a-kind career.
Bruce Lee's daughter, Shannon Lee, on honoring her father's legacy
Shannon Lee lost her father, famed martial artist Bruce Lee, when she was 4. For years she longed for clear memories of her father. But through his films, writings and philosophies, she has connected to his enduring energy.
John McEnroe on narrating Netflix's 'Never Have I Ever'
Tennis Hall of Famer John McEnroe never thought his wins and losses would one day become punchlines in a coming-of-age scripted Netflix about a first-generation Indian American teenage girl. Yet he's embracing it.
Splash Sisters senior women's basketball players stay fit while staying home
The Splash Sisters, a team of senior women basketball players, have committed to at-home drills, stepping up their dribbling skills and maintaining their stamina during quarantine to ensure that when they do return to the hardwood, it's game on.
How the marvelous Moneymaker sisters save Marvel superheroes
The characters in "Avengers: Endgame" 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.
An oral history of 'Love & Basketball,' 20 years later
"Love & Basketball" lead Monica Wright challenged her partner, sport and status quo without being painted as a shrew, undesirable or any other limiting descriptor. To mark its 20th anniversary, the cast, crew and WNBA players speak on the film's legacy.
WWE's 'Fight Like a Girl' premieres on Quibi
"Fight Like a Girl," a WWE series on Quibi, pairs superstars with young women as they fight to become stronger and healthier versions of themselves.
Why Chanel Miller's voice is so important in combating toxic sports culture
From anonymous to activist, the survivor of sexual assault by a Stanford swimmer says she'll continue to raise her voice.
Alejandra Rodriguez-Larrain: I want to give the gift of sports to all Peruvian women
Alejandra Rodriguez-Larrain explains why she's spent the majority of her life trying to get girls and women in her home country of Peru involved in sports.
Macedonian woman completes the Seven Summits
Mountaineer Ilina Arsova used to jump off her parents' washing machine for the thrill of it. Now she's scaling mountains and in 2019 became the first woman from North Macedonia to climb the Seven Summits.
ESPN celebrates Women's History Month
In honor of Women's History Month, we celebrate Becky Hammon, Fallon Sherrock, Teresa Weatherspoon and other women creating positive change in sports.
Trailblazing NBA women coaches
About a third of NBA teams now employ a woman coach. Here, the coaches discuss their ascension in the men's league.
Darts player Fallon Sherrock is beating men at their own game
Pubs, beards and beer bellies are synonymous with competitive darts. Fallon Sherrock, the first woman darts player to beat a man at the world championship, is evolving the culture of the sport -- making it more inclusive, and possibly better.
Pappas discusses 'Olympic Dreams,' the first movie filmed at the Olympic Village
Elite long-distance runner Alexi Pappas co-wrote and starred in the feature film "Olympic Dreams," the first movie to be shot in the Olympic Village.
Billie Jean King paving new narrative in Barbie's world
On Thursday, Barbie debuted a Billie Jean King doll as part of its Inspiring Women series. The tennis great talked to espnW about having a Barbie made in her likeness and if Serena Williams will tie Margaret Court's record of 24 Grand Slams.
Serena Williams owns New York Fashion Week
Ahead of debuting her S by Serena Spring 2020 collection, Serena Williams discussed juggling her tennis career, motherhood and entrepreneurial endeavors with Vogue Editor-in-Chief Anna Wintour.
How 'In Living Color' won the 1992 Super Bowl
Before Jennifer Lopez was a Super Bowl LIV halftime headliner, she was performing as a Fly Girl during the "In Living Color" halftime show. The sketch comedy show upstaged the 1992 Super Bowl halftime performance and forever changed the game.
That's What She Said podcast: Scott Pioli
Sarah Spain talks to NFL executive Scott Pioli about his relationship with Bill Belichick, marrying Bill Parcells' daughter, scouting and selecting Tom Brady, where he went wrong in Kansas City and why advocating for diversity and inclusion is so personal for him.
African nonprofit to train pro athletes in U.S. to become effective activists
After founding two sports academies, LEAD Africa wants to start a global movement in ethical leadership.
That's What She Said podcast: Lizzi Cutler
Sarah talks to healing arts trainer Lizzi Cutler about her Karate Kid moment learning how to teach yoga in Japan, psychic energy and the importance of accountability in goal setting.
Boys or girls, it's all basketball to coach Kristen McDonnell
When Kristen McDonnell took the job as boys' basketball coach in Norwood, Massachusetts, it was never about gender and it was always just about the basketball.