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Lauren Hill: The basketball spirit that inspires

Lauren Hill, the most inspiring player in women’s college basketball, may be celebrating her last Christmas this week.

After weeks of showing us all what college athletics should be about, she’s decided to spend her final days with her family. 786 more words

Female Athletes

Jiu Jitsu Adventures: The Gi and I

I can’t believe that I’ve already been here in Singapore for over two weeks, and that in ten days’ time I’ll be back in Adelaide. 1,436 more words

Amazon Life: Mae-Lin Leow's Fighter Blog

The Nutcracker

With the holiday season come a host of traditions. There are tree trimming and the lighting of the menorah; there are caroling and jingle bell runs… 792 more words

General Interest

BYU Cinderella among NCAA volleyball royalty

It was setting up as a celebration of NCAA volleyball royalty, but the BYU Cougars had other ideas.

Brigham Young, unseeded by the NCAA selection committee despite a No. 718 more words

Female Athletes

Sizing up the setters in the chase for the NCAA volleyball title

The nation’s top-ranked volleyball team features a player who embodies the evolution of the sport at the NCAA level.

She’s 6-foot tall, and she’s a setter. 817 more words

Female Athletes

Jiu Jitsu Adventures at Bull and Tiger Grappling: Evolving Beyond My Comfort Zone

On Wednesday night , I did something out-of-character and registered at the last-minute for a BJJ competition that I literally found out about mid-roll that day. 664 more words

Health

Women, Athletics, and Freaks

Oh, lovely. A Russian tennis official was fined for some pretty … off-color (sorry) remarks he made about Serena and Venus Williams, calling the two star tennis players the “Williams brothers.” The reaction was swift; the official was suspended and given a fine of $25,000 for the remark, and Serena Williams offered up her thoughts on it, condemning the journalist for that jab. 674 more words