In one of the best turnarounds among Division I programs this season, fourth-year coach Scott Rueck leads Oregon State into its first NCAA tournament since 1996.
Like a baseball player, the Colts long-snapper Matt Overton toiled for years in the football minors before making it to the NFL.
During the offseason, 49ers long-snapper Brian Jennings moves from the football field to the yoga mat, which he credits for his long, healthy career.
Aiming to come into compliance with Title IX, officials in Alaska were looking for a sport to fill the void. They turned to flag football and since have seen girls flock to the field.
Oakland Raiders running back Marcel Reece is as comfortable in the kitchen as on the football field. Cooking has become his passion.
National Girls and Women in Sports Day is a good time to reflect on all that has been inspirational in an 18-year career covering women's basketball.