The NFL has included two women on its list of officials. Clearly they know what they're signing up for, so let them prove their mettle, just like their male counterparts did.
Pro leagues like the NFL could do a lot of good by adopting domestic violence as the next cause.
With the Stanley Cup finals, French Open and Women's College World Series taking to the air this week, we asked our writers to weigh in on what they'll be watching most closely.
Twitter's 140 characters can pack a lot of punch when athletes use them to interact with fans.
There is only one woman official in major American men's sports. But there are some who hope to soon break that glass ceiling.
espnW blogged from the 2011 NBA draft at the Prudential Center in Newark, N.J. Relive all the action -- snubs, trades and to find out where all the big men fell.
The door seems to be opening in the big four sports leagues: More athletes are speaking out in support of same-sex marriage, and leagues are penalizing those who use gay slurs.
Since Title IX, the number of women participating in sports has skyrocketed, and the skill level has improved significantly. And still we wonder: Can an exceptional woman ever crack the ranks of men's pro sports? Or should she even try?
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There are a slew of games competing for our attention tonight, and most of them involve basketball.