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"A League of Their Own" quickly became a cult classic after its initial release in 1992. Now, 30 years after the film based on the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League premiered in theaters, the Rockford Peaches are coming back to…
By Geoff Bennett, Kaisha Young, Claire Mufson
Wimbledon women's final was destined to be historic. Elena Rybakina on Saturday became the first ever player representing Kazakhstan to win a Grand Slam. She beat Tunisia's Ons Jabeur, the first woman from Africa to reach a Grand Slam final.
Title IX, the federal law that bars educational institutions from discriminating on the basis of sex turned 50 this week. But some top college sports programs are skirting the spirit, if not the letter, of the law. Ali Rogin speaks…
By Ali Rogin, Claire Mufson, Emine Yücel
It was 50 years ago on Thursday that Title IX became law and forever changed the landscape of education and athletics. Its impact has been enormous but parts of it are subjects of debate, including sexual assault claims on campus…
By Amna Nawaz, Ryan Connelly Holmes
The Biden administration on Thursday proposed new rules for how schools must treat sex discrimination under Title IX. If approved, the regulations would reverse Trump-era rules that limited the scope of sexual assault investigations on campuses. The Washington Post's Moriah…
By Stephanie Sy, Claire Mufson
The U.S. women's national soccer team has reached a $24 million equal-pay settlement with the U.S. Soccer Federation. The federation also committed to equalizing future pay for women. Julie Foudy, an ESPN analyst, retired two-time World Cup champion and Olympic…
By John Yang, Ryan Connelly Holmes
The NCAA women's basketball tournament got underway Sunday. But even before the opening tip, new anger and frustration erupted last week over the NCAA's different approaches to the women's and mens' teams — including less reliable COVID testing. The problems…
By Keith Ridler, Associated Press
Two civil rights groups have filed a federal lawsuit challenging Idaho's new law banning transgender women from competing in women's sports, the first such law in the nation.
By Gretchen Frazee
Women's sports aren't always given prime-time slots, but there are still plenty of games and tournaments to watch.
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