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The WNBA, Procter & Gamble, and women's health

While the benefits of this partnership are clear, what is less clear is whether a partnership with P&G truly fits with what the WNBA is about--first and foremost, to be "the premier women's sports...

ESPN Films holds screening for 'Pat XO'

ESPN Films screened their Nine for IX film honoring Pat Summitt last night.

The Ackerman Paper, Part III: Resistance to change

Will women's basketball make any of the changes mentioned in the Ackerman NCAA white paper? Or will it remain resistant to change?

ESPN's Nine for IX Film Series Focuses on Women in Sports

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Beginning July 2nd, a series of nine documentaries will present "captivating stories of women in sports told through the lens of female filmmakers." Among the nine films are "Coach," a multi-dimensional look at the life of Rutgers coach C. Vivian Stringer, and "Pat XO," a nuanced portrait of legendary Tennessee coach Pat Summitt.

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Video: Obama honors Indiana Fever at White House

Video of President Barack Obama congratulating the Indiana Fever for their 2012 WNBA championship and Fever coach Lin Dunn thanking Obama for his work to empower women.

Chamique Holdsclaw pleads guilty in assault case

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Former WNBA star Chamique Holdsclaw plead guilty to assault in case involving her ex-girlfriend, Jennifer Lacy. Holdsclaw pleaded guilty to these charges: two counts of aggravated assault, criminal damage in the first degree, two counts of criminal damage in the second degree and possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony.

Augustus is grateful to people of Minnesota

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In a phone interview on Monday, Seimone Augustus was quick to thank the people of Minnesota for embracing her and helping the fight for gay marriage.

Analyzing the stigma lesbian athletes face

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Brittney Griner, age 22, wasted no time in publicly coming out as gay, and therefore National Center for Lesbian Rights sports project director Helen Carroll believes she has shown us "who the...

Ex-Baylor players respond to Griner controversy

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In response to ESPN’s latest feature, ex-Baylor players were adamant about sharing another perspective to this story -- and since it was not represented in the original piece. So here’s their...

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