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This March, we celebrated Women’s History Month by looking at how the invention of the bicycle revolutionized freedom for women, offering them strength and inspiration, from its invention until now. Here are some of the most impactful women in cycling history—and some of my favorite quotes—that make me proud every time I get on the […]

Monthly Issue The Influence of Sports Media In 2006, as a 26-year-old reporter for ESPN The Magazine, I was sent to the training camps of four National Football League teams to interview players as part of our annual NFL preview issue. In Jacksonville, I was waiting in the Jaguars’ locker room to individually interview several […]

AP sources: Two groups formally submit bids for Commanders PHOENIX (AP) — Dan Snyder’s departure from the NFL is moving closer to reality. A group led by Josh Harris and Mitchell Rales and another group led by Canadian billionaire Steve Apostolopoulos have submitted fully financed bids for the NFL’s Washington Commanders, according to a person […]

Monthly Issue Progress vs. Power in Sport The very first words of the introduction to Kenneth Shropshire’s book on sports leadership diversity, “In Black and White: Race and Sports in America,” are a quote from Bob Steiner, the longtime director of public relations for the Los Angeles Lakers and the Great Western Forum. “We have […]

Excitement and anticipation surround NCAA Women’s Final Four  PBS NewsHour Source link

Sue Sitter/PCT Shane Engeland, executive director of Rugby’s Prairie Village Museum, stands in the museum’s front office. The museum opens for the season in May. RUGBY — In its 51 years on a plot of land along east U.S. Highway 2 in Rugby, the Prairie Village Museum has spread its influence […]

As Women’s History Month closes, we take a closer look at Althea Gibson, the Black American two-sport athlete whose legacy is still being celebrated even 20 years after her death. It may be 50 years since Gibson last competed in any of her sports – notably tennis and golf — but her presence in venues […]

Flashback to April 2, 2022. It’s 8:20 AM in Augusta, Georgia. Rachel Kuehn stands on the first tee of Augusta National Golf Club. Her brown hair is tied back in a ponytail, adorned with a black and white bow, and she’s wearing a pink skirt that matches the azaleas lining the hills of Augusta National. […]

‘Seven Nation Army’ isn’t so much a song anymore as a cultural tour de force. It’s a muscular rock anthem that transformed The White Stripes from best kept garage rock secret into the biggest band of the turn-of-the-millennium rock revival. More significantly, in the 20 years since its release, the song has grown from the […]

Penalties imposed on UK tennis governing bodies by the tours for barring Russian players last year “made it impossible” to maintain the ban at Wimbledon in 2023, according to the chief executive of the Lawn and Tennis Association (LTA). Scott Lloyd said the LTA had a responsibility to maintain British tennis exposure, after the body […]

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