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Maura Grogan, special to espnW.com
When I wanted to switch from figure skating to ice hockey at age 11, I couldn't. Girls were not welcome, even though my mom made a plea to the boys' team coaches. This was in 1968; four years before the passage of Title IX, the law that opened up new...Blog | February 14, 2014
On this day in 1975, Arthur Ashe beat Jimmy Connors to become the first African-American man to win Wimbledon, adding to an already impressive list of accomplishments. In 1968, he became the first black man to win the U.S. Open and in 1963 he was the...Blog | July 05, 2013