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  1. Women in Pro Sports -- Famous female firsts

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    From Manon Rheaume to Ila Borders to Katie Hnida, these women ventured into the male sports domain and to achieve a feat no woman had before.

    Story | Conversation | May 10, 2011
  2. Flashback: Babe adds to legend

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    On this day in 1954, Babe Didrikson Zaharias won the LPGA Sarasota Open for the second consecutive year. A three-time medalist in track at the 1932 Olympics and an All-American basketball player, Didrikson Zaharias didn't start playing golf until 193...

    Blog | March 07, 2014
  3. Babe's big payday

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    Babe Didrikson Zaharias turned professional in golf on this date in 1947. She did it in order to accept $300,000 for a series of golf movies. Didrikson Zaharias was an all-around athlete, playing basketball and softball and participating in track and...

    Blog | August 14, 2013
  4. Salute to Babe Didrikson Zaharias

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    As the best golfers in the world squeeze in their final practice rounds today for the 2013 U.S. Women's Open at Sebonack Golf Club in Southampton, N.Y., we salute a three-time winner of the event on her birthday. Babe Didrikson Zaharias, who was born...

    Blog | June 26, 2013