As Scotland awaited the results of its independence referendum, the Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St. Andrews voted to welcome women members for the first time in its 260-year history. In an update to our earlier story on the vote, Doug Tribou reports.
Men and women have long played golf together in St. Andrew’s, Scotland, but women have never been allowed to join the prestigious Royal and Ancient Golf Club. That could change when the results of a vote are announced Thursday. Only A Game’s Doug Tribou recently traveled to Scotland and has our story.
Andy Murray is the only man ranked in the top 40 with a female coach. He was eliminated in the quarterfinals the 2014 U.S. Open, but Juliet Macur of The New York Times says he’s still pushing gender equality forward in a sport that’s “behind the times.”
The San Antonio Spurs have hired WNBA star Becky Hammon as an assistant coach. Is this a sign that more women will fill the NBA coaching ranks? ESPNW’s Kate Fagan shares her thoughts.
This weekend, Paraguay will compete in the U-20 Women’s World Cup for the first time. Alexandra Hall reports from Paraguay on the cultural challenge facing female soccer players in that country.
As Only A Game celebrates its 20th anniversary, analyst Charlie Pierce weighs in on Michael Sam, the future of golf, and changes in the sports landscape in the past two decades.
One of the women’s sports that has changed dramatically in OAG’s 20 years on the air is ice hockey. For our 20th Anniversary Live Show, we invited two prominent women in the game today.
Billie Jean King defeated Bobby Riggs in the Battle of the Sexes back in the 1973 but in the decades since she’s continued to champion women’s rights. She spoke with OAG’s Karen Given about her advice for college grads, her experience at the Sochi Olympics and the fight for gender equality.
In ‘In My Skin,’ Phoenix Mercury center Brittney Griner details her struggles as a child and as a student at Baylor. She joins Bill Littlefield to discuss her past and her transition to the WNBA.
That men and women play together isn’t all that’s unusual about the Mixed Gender Basketball Association. There’s also a four-point shot. Jim O’Grady shares more about this new league.