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  1. Fluffy Answers Not Allowed -- An Afternoon With Michele Roberts

    Kate Fagan

    When she first started as executive director of the NBPA, Michele Roberts often bypassed questions, saying she wasn't yet knowledgeable enough to respond. Now? She doesn't bypass anything.

    Story | Conversation | February 24, 2015
  2. Why The Iowa Field Hockey Title IX Complaint Is A Huge Deal

    Kate Fagan

    Iowa field hockey players are making a fascinating claim against their school: that they deserve to be pushed as hard as male athletes and that the Hawkeyes' previous coach, Tracey Griesbaum, was improperly fired last summer.

    Story | Conversation | February 05, 2015
  3. Women Coaching Women? Big-Time Schools Grade Out Terribly

    Kate Fagan

    Only Cincinnati and UCF consistently employ women as head coaches for their women's teams, a report on 86 NCAA schools found. The vast majority of schools were well below 50 percent.

    Story | Conversation | February 03, 2015
  4. Diana Taurasi's decision to sit out should spark WNBA salary chan...

    Kate Fagan

    Is Diana Taurasi's decision to sit out this coming WNBA season a sign of things to come? The WNBA should restructure its salaries to ensure the world's best players don't take the summer off.

    Story | Conversation | February 03, 2015
  5. Diana Taurasi opts to sit out 2015 WNBA season

    Kate Fagan

    Diana Taurasi has decided to sit out the 2015 WNBA season, opting to rest for the summer at the request of her Russian club team.

    Story | Conversation | February 03, 2015
  6. U.S. Soccer could leave goalkeeper Hope Solo off 2015 Women's Wor...

    Kate Fagan

    U.S. Soccer president Sunil Gulati said on Monday it's possible that goalkeeper Hope Solo will not be on the team for this summer's 2015 Women's World Cup.

    Story | Conversation | January 26, 2015
  7. Can We Please Make Room For Complex Female Athletes Like Hope Sol...

    Kate Fagan

    Hope Solo is not good, or bad, or any other simple label. She is complicated -- and it's important that we discuss her that way, even if she doesn't fit neatly into one of the classifications typically assigned to female athletes.

    Story | Conversation | January 22, 2015
  8. Jen Banford, Minnesota-Duluth softball coach, won't have contract...

    Kate Fagan

    University of Minnesota-Duluth softball coach Jen Banford has received notice that her contract will not be renewed at the end of this season.

    Story | Conversation | January 18, 2015
  9. Whether We Met Him Or Not, We All Mourn Stuart Scott's Passing

    Kate Fagan

    Millions of people who never met Stuart Scott, including the author, are sad beyond rational reason over the "SportsCenter" anchor's passing Sunday, writes espnW's Kate Fagan.

    Story | Conversation | January 04, 2015
  10. Why Taunting A Football Player With 'No Means No' Is A Terrible I...

    Kate Fagan

    Maybe their intentions were good. But using "No means no" as a victory chant to taunt Jameis Winston was bad on so many levels.

    Story | Conversation | January 02, 2015
  11. Oh My God, I Can't Believe I Need To Write This Column

    Kate Fagan

    On Monday, a New Zealand columnist rattled off every possible sexist viewpoint in dismissing the concerns of female soccer players. The problem isn't necessarily the column itself; it's that his off-target opinions are held by many other people, too.

    Story | Conversation | December 30, 2014
  12. Bo Pelini's Disturbing Use Of That Other C-Word -- Core Values

    Kate Fagan

    If you chuckled at Bo Pelini's recent profanity-laced rant to his former Nebraska players, well, think about what you're laughing at. Why Pelini's tirade is a disastrous window into the not-so-subtle sexist undercurrent of football.

    Story | Conversation | December 18, 2014
  13. Minnesota-Duluth Doesn't Want Wildly Successful Hockey Coach... W...

    Kate Fagan

    Minnesota-Duluth's women's hockey team is a D1 juggernaut, led by respected coach Shannon Miller. She's won five national titles, produced dozens of Olympians and... she's now out of a job. What gives?

    Story | Conversation | December 18, 2014
  14. Impact 25: NBA Union Chief Michele Roberts Knows Exactly What She...

    Kate Fagan

    Michele Roberts broke new ground in American sports this year, when she was chosen to lead the NBA players' union. As she has shown time and time again in her first few months on the job, she's just getting started as a sports groundbreaker.

    Story | Conversation | December 13, 2014
  15. Derrick Gordon of Massachusetts Minutemen becomes first openly ga...

    Kate Fagan

    Derrick Gordon became the first openly gay Division I men's basketball player to compete in a collegiate game Friday night, starting at shooting guard and helping the Massachusetts defeat Siena , 95-87, at the Mullins Center.

    Story | Conversation | November 14, 2014
  16. OK, Seriously, FIFA -- What Are You Thinking?

    Kate Fagan

    At this point in the turf versus grass debate, it's important to step back, give FIFA the benefit of the doubt and ... all right, never mind, soccer's governing body insistence on making the Women's World Cup play out on turf just makes no sense.

    Story | Conversation | November 11, 2014