Sports & Society

Griner's coming out is progress for sports

In addition to the possibility that some men in Big Four sports leagues may be coming out soon, this shows progress in the sports world.

Diggins is "the total package" for the Tulsa Shock

It's undeniable that Skylar is the player with the kind of game that the Shock sorely needs. Her social media presence and her sex appeal are also what add to her marketability, but they need to complement her, rather than vice versa.

WNBA "Big Three" discuss on the league's bright future and more

Here's a video from yesterday with the Phoenix Mercury rookie which also includes Chicago Sky forward Elena Delle Donne, and Tulsa Shock guard Skylar Diggins. While sexuality was part of the interview, most of it focused on the anticipation of this season, and also the progression of women's sports.


Discovery to air 'Off the Rez' today at 6 p.m. EDT

A preview of Off The Rez, which will be broadcast today at 6 p.m. EDT on Discovery Fit & Health channel.

Delle Donne, Harris-Perry discuss NCAA basketball

MSNBC host Melissa Harris-Perry chats with ESPN's Jemele Hill, former South Carolina coach Susan Walvius, gold medal Olympic swimmer Donna de Varona, and 2013 WNBA Draft prospect Elena Delle Donne.

Native heritage draws support for Schimmels

Native American basketball fans shared with Swish Appeal why rooting for Louisville sisters Jude and Shoni Schimmel in the 2013 Final Four is so important to them.

Links: Griner, gender, and the NBA

In recent weeks - and even not so recent weeks - the subject of Brittney Griner stands as a hot topic in many circles. Here's a quick look at some of the most recent high-profile pieces on the Baylor senior.


Swin Cash on HuffPo Live: Laimbeer, cancer & more

Swin Cash discusses her new book Humble Journey: More Precious Than Gold and much more in a wide-ranging interview with Marc Lamont Hill on HuffPost Live..

Catchings answers questions from college stars

Swish Appeal had the opportunity to conduct another interview with Indiana Fever star Tamika Catchings. However, rather than ask the questions ourselves, we had a group of NCAA ask the questions.

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