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Spurs beat Mavericks 101-100 in Becky Hammon's coaching debut
by Swish Appeal
posted October 29, 2014 at 1:39pm

The NBA's defending champs start their 2014-15 season on the right foot as Hammon begins her career as an assistant coach. The San Antonio Spurs defeated the Dallas Mavericks 101-100, where they shot 52.9% from the field, and also made 14-of-28 of thei...more

GRO And Girl Scouts Come Together At Girl Fest
by Girls Riders Organization, Inc.
posted October 29, 2014 at 1:38pm

GRO at Girl Scouts of Oregon and Southwest Washington’s Girl Fest. Saturday, November 15, 2014 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Portland Expo Center, Portland, Oregon       The Girl Scouts have invited GRO to introduce girls to s...more

Former University of Toledo Softball Coach Files Discrimination Suit
by Title IX Blog
posted October 28, 2014 at 1:29pm

Last week, the former softball coach at the University of Toledo filed a Title IX lawsuit against the institution in federal court, alleging that she was the victim of sex discrimination and retaliation and seeking damages and reinstatement to the positio...more

Savoring the things that matter the most
by Wendy Parker's Extracurriculars
posted October 27, 2014 at 11:48pm

Tweet After cranking out so many sports-and-culture posts on this blog and elsewhere in recent weeks, I’m going through some serious anxiety about whether to continue staking a claim in these debates. Well then, anxiety is a strong word, and I hes...more

A Dream Coming True For This 6 Year Old Skater
by Girls Riders Organization, Inc.
posted October 27, 2014 at 11:47pm

GRO was recently contacted about a young girl with a dream of becoming a skateboarder.  Chloe is already a champion and inspiration for not letting anything in life hold you back and HearStrong wanted to help their young ambassador in reaching for he...more

Do you wear makeup when doing sport?
by Inspiring Sports Women
posted October 25, 2014 at 11:51am

This is a bigger question than it might seem. No matter how hardcore you are, everyone wants to look good in those Winner Winner shots. And while a few years ago you would have  had a few minutes to scape the sweaty hair back and declog your eyes, no...more

Department of Education Releases New Clery Act Regulations
by Title IX Blog
posted October 21, 2014 at 9:13pm

Yesterday the Department of Education released new regulations implementing the revisions to the Clery Act imposed by Congress when it reauthorized the Violence Against Women Act last year. The Clery Act requires colleges and universities to report statis...more

Bodypaint shocker Down Under with Women's Health
by Inspiring Sports Women
posted October 21, 2014 at 9:10pm

Regular readers will know I often bemoan the lack of an Irish or British magazine as good as the Australian editon of Women's Health. So you might understand how taken-aback I was to read WH had semi-naked bodypainted models parading around at the 'I...more

Another California School District Settles Title IX Case Over Harassment and Discrimination of Transgender Student
by Title IX Blog
posted October 17, 2014 at 11:22pm

The Department of Education announced this week that it has entered into a resolution agreement with the Downey Unified School District. The Department had been investigating a complaint filed on behalf of a transgender student who has consistently assert...more

In my inbox: Trans students at women's colleges
by Title IX Blog
posted October 16, 2014 at 9:02pm

It was a trans-centric day for my email inbox.First I received this petition from change.org asking Smith College to adopt a more trans-inclusive admissions policy. This is somewhere similar to a petition from last year that was protesting the denial of a...more

Please Support the Lashinda Demus Foundation via @LashindaDemus
by Official Website of Lashinda Demus - Go Woman Go
posted October 16, 2014 at 10:21am

I’ve been a professional track and field athlete for ten years now. It wasn’t until having my twin sons that I realized how important it is to give back to the community and also to set an example of promoting and participating in phi...more

Bill Laimbeer let go by New York Liberty
by Swish Appeal
posted October 15, 2014 at 6:52pm

New York Liberty head coach Bill Laimbeer's contract was not renewed by the organization, according to the New York Liberty website. According to the New York Liberty website, New  York Liberty head coach Bill Laimbeer's contract has not been rene...more

Comparing Universities' Response to Charges of Sexual Assault -- What a Difference a Year Makes?
by Title IX Blog
posted October 15, 2014 at 9:41am

Last week, the day after he came off the bench to lead the University of Florida to a 10-9 victory over Tennessee, quarterback Treon Harris was accused of sexually assaulting a female student on campus in the early morning of Sunday, October 5.  The ...more

Fun Food Ideas for Fall Tailgating, Getaways, and Entertaining
by Balanced Health and Nutrition
posted October 14, 2014 at 10:17am

Yesterday I appeared on Baltimore’s WBAL to share some great fall food ideas for the season’s events! Fall is here and that means football parties, weekend getaways, and outdoor entertaining. Click below to watch the full clip, or read on for ...more

Female Athletes Unite Against Breast Cancer
by Pretty Tough
posted October 14, 2014 at 10:14am

Organizations everywhere are kicking off month-long breast cancer awareness programs. At least half of you know someone who has or had breast cancer. Whether a mom,  aunt, grandmother, neighbor, or family friend, breast cancer strikes over 200,000...more

#NACWAA14 – Day 1
by NACWAA Blog: Inspiring Perspectives
posted October 14, 2014 at 10:12am

Author:  Katie Rose Thornton, Villanova University Hello, Louuvull! This year marks the 35th anniversary of NACWAA, and coincidentally this is the highest attended convention yet. There is no doubt this will be an incredible...more

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