Video and live updates from the 2023 espnW: Women + Sports Summit
The espnW Summit brings together industry influencers and athletes from WNBA Champ Candace Parker, WNBA Rookie of the Year Aliyah Boston, Olympian Sydney McLaughlin-Levrone and more. Missed any of the action? We've got you covered.
How Mia Hamm ended up playing as goalkeeper at a World Cup: 'Somebody dialed up the wack'
Mia Hamm and her USWNT teammates tell ESPN what it was like when Hamm had to step in as goalkeeper during the 1995 Women's World Cup.
Before the USWNT's influx of soccer moms, there was Joan Dunlap, who paved the way
Before Alex Morgan, Crystal Dunn, Kate Markgraf and Joy Fawcett were USWNT moms, there was Joan Dunlap, the trailblazer who changed what was possible.
Video and live updates from The espnW Summit NYC 2023
The espnW Summit NYC 2023 brings together industry influencers and athletes from New York Liberty star Breanna Stewart, Notre Dame Women's Basketball Head Coach Niele Ivey, Astronaut Nicole Mann and more.
2022 espnW: Women + Sports Summit -- Girls with Sole founder on being an 'Everyday Hero'
Liz Ferro faced much adversity growing up. Sports helped her envision a better future. Now, her Ohio-based non-profit, Girls with Sole, helps underprivileged girls facing difficult life circumstances access free fitness and wellness programs.
Video and live updates from the 2022 espnW: Women + Sports Summit
The espnW Summit brings together industry influencers and athletes from Las Vegas Aces head coach Becky Hammon, Portland Thorns defender Crystal Dunn, Paralympian Jessica Long and more. Missed any of the action? We've got you covered.
A decade after LPGA veteran Christina Kim considered suicide, she wants to own her narrative
A decade ago, LPGA Tour veteran Christina Kim spoke publicly about her experience with depression, anxiety and suicidal thoughts. Today, after 20 years on tour, Kim wants to end the stigma surrounding mental health and embrace her newfound strength.
Paralympian and gold medalist Oksana Masters brings hope to Ukraine
War erupted in Ukraine two days before Oksana Masters left for the Beijing Winter Paralympic Games. In her own words, Masters explains how she turned her pain into power and won seven medals in honor of Ukraine.
Para snowboarder Brenna Huckaby: The fight continues, but I can't wait to see the payoff
Para snowboarder and three-time Paralympic gold medalist Brenna Huckaby explains in her own words how she overcame obstacles to win gold in the Beijing Winter Paralympics and why her fight for inclusion in the sport continues.
Sarah Spain's ode to the year in sports
As we usher in a brand-new year, Sarah Spain reminds us that there are still some things to fear -- despite this year's holiday cheer. On the night before Christmas, Spain looks back at this year in sports.
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.
Olympic rowing gold medalist's mom helped develop the COVID-19 vaccines
Olympic rower Susan Francia and her mother, Katalin Kariko, one of the pioneering scientists behind the coronavirus vaccines, fought hard to pursue their versions of the American dream. Francia speaks on how her mother continues to inspire her.
Stackhouse: Win or lose, it's important for me to show up for next generation of golfers
Five-year veteran Mariah Stackhouse is the only full-time active Black player on the LPGA Tour. As Stackhouse continues to search for her first win, she knows that inspiring the next generation of Black golfers continues to be her most important mission.
What to watch for at the KPMG Women's PGA Championship
This week, 156 of the best women golfers will tee it up in Atlanta for the KPMG Women's PGA Championship. Here's what to watch for as the women compete in the third major of the 2021 season.
Spain on why the sports world needs to wake up to sexual harassment
After the firings of former prominent baseball men Mickey Callaway and Jared Porter, Sarah Spain examines why sexual harassment in sports is too often dealt with temporarily and not handled with more preventative measures.
LPGA's Lexi Thompson doesn't owe anyone U.S. Women's Open fall explanation
After losing a 5-stroke lead at the U.S. Women's Open and missing out on another major title, Lexi Thompson answered only two questions while holding back tears in a post-round presser. Then, the criticism rolled in.
Rachel Luba reflects on her love-hate relationship with her body
Gymnast-turned-agent Rachel Luba asked for help with her disordered eating when she was in high school. She went on to compete at UCLA. Today she is an advocate for positive body image.
Olympic weightlifter Katherine Nye opens up about bipolar II diagnosis
In 2019, champion weightlifter Katherine Nye was diagnosed with bipolar II disorder. Nye opens up about her mental health and why her diagnosis changed her life for the better, especially as she prepares to compete in the Tokyo Games.
Mental skills coach Colleen Hacker joins espnW's Laughter Permitted
A mental skills coach and expert in the psychology of peak performance, Professor Colleen Hacker, talks about stress-related growth and how to implement positive actions into everyday life on espnW's Laughter Permitted.
Mental Health Awareness Month: Working to end the stigma, one story at a time
In honor of Mental Health Awareness Month, ESPN will amplify stories in the sports world that pull back the curtain on how athletes, coaches and other sports figures live with the highs and lows of mental health and why recovery is not always linear.
Greatness beckoned me back to the stands; fate took it from there
Emerging from his pandemic bubble, writer Tom Junod groaned and gasped in the company of strangers as Oklahoma lost its grip on perfection. But as fate would have it, sports delivered the kind of greatness that only sports can.
'She wore hearing aids': How a Zoom call with Tamika Catchings affirmed everything
As a kid in Connecticut, writer Dan Hajducky read lips and paid extra attention to detail. When he noticed a Tennessee basketball star named Tamika Catchings wearing hearing aids, he was inspired to reconsider his own hearing loss.