Former QB Andra Douglas explores the illicit allure of football in new novel
New York Sharks owner Andra Douglas takes a fictionalized look at life as a quarterback on a women's tackle football team in her novel "Black & Blue."
Gear we love: Eco-friendly products for outdoor sports
There's never been a better time to find sustainable gear designed with the planet in mind.
With fist raised, Olympic track and field star Gwen Berry determined to make a difference
The Ferguson native and daughter of a veteran attended a Freedom School and toured a converted slave plantation. Now Berry is ready to use her newfound power.
Denied three times, Ashley Twichell clinches a spot (maybe more) at 2020 Tokyo Olympics
At 30 years old, Ashley Twichell will make her Olympic debut in 2020 after qualifying in the open-water 10K. Don't be surprised if she earns a spot in the pool, too.
Serena Williams didn't take the US Open title, but she won New York Fashion Week
Serena Williams debuted her S by Serena collection on Tuesday at New York Fashion Week. Kim Kardashian, Anna Wintour, Gayle King and Rick Fox were among the attendees of the runway presentation.
CrossFitter Katrin Davidsdottir embodies the legendary Icelandic warrior
The Body Issue's first CrossFitter and a two-time CrossFit Games champion, Katrin Davidsdottir represents the best of her homeland: a history of strong Icelandic women.
Photo essay: GRLSWIRL skateboarders go big with inclusion, inspiration and philanthropy
The GRLSWIRL skateboarders aren't trying to go to the Olympics or contend at formal competitions. Their goal is to create a widespread female community, accessibility and acceptance for women and young girls around the sport.
Living in the past isn't for 76-year-old triathlete Sibyl Jacobson; she's focused on moving forward
Growing up during the pre-Title IX era, Sibyl Jacobson had little to no exposure to sports. Now she's conquered half-Ironmans and trekked the Alps in Austria.
At 15, Ella Frech is already a world champion in wheelchair skating -- and she is aiming for more titles
Six years ago, Ella Frech lost the use of her legs due to a rare side effect from medication she was taking for rheumatoid arthritis. Three years later, she became the world champion in wheelchair skating, competing against women twice her age.
Jillian Bell on 'Brittany Runs a Marathon' and listening to her body
Rain, sleet or snow, Brittany ran. Not to be a specific size, appeal to men or to fit into any limited beauty standard -- but for the betterment of self.
What's next for Carla Perez after reaching Earth's two highest peaks in two months?
Ecuador's Carla Perez became the first woman to climb Everest and K2 in the same year and just the fourth to reach the summit of both mountains without oxygen.
Kulsoom Abdullah didn't set out to become a weightlifter, yet ended up forever changing the sport
Kulsoom Abdullah wanted to compete in IWF weightlifting tournaments, which required her to wear a singlet, exposing her arms and legs -- violating Islamic code of modesty. Rather than giving up on weightlifting, she pressed to change the rules.
After a rare lung-heart transplant, Camille Frede has become a competitive cyclist
When Camille Frede was a child, she was told she had only three years to live. But a lung-heart transplant saved her life -- and even enabled her to race at this week's World Transplant Games.
Boxer Ramla Ali on Olympic pursuits and being named a 'force of change' by the Duchess of Sussex
Ramla Ali and her family fled Somalia during civil war in pursuit of a better life. Twenty years later, in 2016, Ali became the first Muslim woman to win an English national boxing title. Now the boxer has her sights set on the 2020 Tokyo Games.
World champion kayaker Emily Jackson takes her family on the road with her
For nine months of the year, pro kayaker Emily Jackson has to travel in order to compete. So she brings her entire family -- and their business -- with her in an RV.
The 'Steph Curry Challenge' from water polo player Maggie Steffens
As the U.S. water polo team looks to win its third Pan American Games title, captain Maggie Steffens shared the full-body workout move that she'd like Steph to try someday.
2019 CrossFit Games: Back from injury, Sara Sigmundsdottir is aiming to win this year
As a kid, Sara Sigmundsdottir felt like she was bad at every sport. But then she found CrossFit -- and this year, she could be the one to beat at this week's CrossFit Games.
Nor 'Phoenix' Diana, the first hijab-wearing pro wrestler, is ready to face the world
The assumed expectations of faith, culture and her womanhood wouldn't deter Malaysia Pro Wrestling star Phoenix from stepping into the ring. Now she's after world domination.
Train like an astronaut: Get ready for dehydrated shrimp and a seatless stationary bike
From workouts that mitigate the effects of a microgravity environment to crafting a balanced space diet, we commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon Landing by learning how astronauts train for their missions.
BMX cyclist Alise Willoughby knows facing down fear is essential to her success
A BMX crash almost took her out of the 2012 Olympics -- and another one almost killed her husband. Alise Willoughby's ability to handle fear is, perhaps, the biggest reason for her unprecedented achievements in the sport.
A chance meeting with Serena Williams helped Elaine Welteroth harness her power
Elaine Welteroth, former editor-in-chief of Teen Vogue and the author of "More than Enough," on how a chance meeting with Serena Williams helped her find her voice in the workplace.
At Badwater 135, 'sometimes the bear eats you'
To run the 135-mile Badwater Ultramarathon is to know the limits of endurance -- and the triumph of failure.
For pro runner and Olympic hopeful Nikki Hiltz, Pride Month is a year-round celebration
When Nikki Hiltz won the road mile at the Adidas Boost Boston Game in June, she draped herself in a Pride flag. For the runner, the rainbow banner represented hard work, authenticity and becoming her best self.
Amanda Nunes on defending her titles, earning her rep and posing for the Body Issue
Before Amanda Nunes defeated Holly Holm, she opened up on her start in MMA, her reputation in UFC and what it means to be an openly gay champion at her shoot for the 2019 Body Issue.
Ahead of her 22nd visit to Wimbledon, Venus Williams adds YouTube content creator to her résumé
Venus Williams returns to Wimbledon, where she won her first Grand Slam in 2000, for the 22nd time. But playing at All England Club isn't the only thing on her agenda. The famed tennis player is launching her own YouTube channel on Monday.