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  1. Fatima Saleem Still Hopes To Use Sports To Empower Pakistani Girl...

    Nicole Blades

    Groundbreaking Pakistani sports journalist Fatima Saleem, an alumni of the Global Sports Mentoring Program, has worked to give young women in her violence-torn country a rare chance to get in the game.

    Story | Conversation | February 27, 2015
  2. Pioneering Soccer Referee Helps Kenyan Girls Find A Way Up Throug...

    Sara Brady

    Refereeing soccer helped Maqulate Onyango transcend her poverty-stricken upbringing in Kenya, and now she's working to give other girls there the same chance.

    Story | Conversation | September 12, 2014
  3. espnW -- Global Sports Mentorship Program wraps up with luncheon,...

    Jane McManus

    With plans for change in place, Global Sports Mentoring Program participants, mentors and women gathered at a final luncheon to share stories, laugh and reflect on their three-week whirlwind.

    Story | Conversation | October 07, 2013
  4. espnW -- Global Sports Mentorship Program under way with new ment...

    Jane McManus

    The Global Sports Mentoring Program is again empowering women from around the world, as this year's mentees dive into their new partnerships.

    Story | Conversation | September 25, 2013
  5. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton kicks off Women's World Cup In...

    Abigail Lorge

    Speaking from the Department of State, Secretary Hillary Clinton hopes new program will continue to empower girls and women at home and level the playing field abroad.

    Story | Conversation | June 07, 2011
  6. espnW -- Julie Foudy helps open doors of opportunity for Brazilia...

    Julie Foudy

    Julie Foudy and Brandi Chastain travel to Brazil through the U.S. State Department's SportsUnited to encourage girls to play soccer and to convince the country to support their dreams.

    Story | Conversation | June 11, 2013
  7. espnW -- Contributor Jane McManus takes trip of a lifetime

    Jane McManus

    espnW contributor Jane McManus is on a trip with State Department exchange trip to Azerbaijan and Georgia to empower young women through sports.

    Story | Conversation | April 11, 2013
  8. Craft alone in Big Ten hoops, academically

    Austin Ward

    At his school, Aaron Craft had his share of company. Overall, the Ohio State athletic department put 58 student-athletes on the Big Ten Distinguished Scholars list. But on his team, Craft was all by himself. And that would have been the case re...

    Blog | July 11, 2012
  9. Persson to Penn State

    Danvers High junior striker Corey Persson has verbally committed to play soccer at Penn State University for the fall of 2012, the school's athletic department confirmed today. In 47 varsity games for the Falcons, currently ranked No. 10 in ESPNBo...

    Blog | September 30, 2010
  10. 2010 World Cup: Notes from around the world

    The U.S. and England are headed for a titanic tilt.

    Blog | Conversation | June 12, 2010
  11. U.S. team's security agents harassed in Venezuela

    The State Department expressed concern Thursday after two security agents traveling with the U.S. soccer team were stopped at a Venezuelan airport, temporarily stripped of their weapons and threatened with arrest.

    Story | Conversation | July 05, 2007
  12. Life insurance policies to fund Oklahoma St. athletics

    Using an idea from billionaire donor Boone Pickens, Oklahoma State will purchase $10 million life insurance policies for 25 of its supporters in a unique fundraising program for the athletic department.

    Story | Conversation | March 01, 2007
  13. U.S. Soccer to conduct overseas clinics

    The State Department and U.S. Soccer have developed a program to send players and coaches overseas to conduct clinics in Bahrain, Nigeria, South Africa and Uganda.

    Story | Conversation | September 14, 2006
  14. Waiting for the last domino to fall

    Ray Ratto

    In the cast system that is college athletics, little ol' Troy State can only hopes it may finally find a new conference to call home.

    Story | Conversation | November 05, 2003