Last year, according to Running USA, 42 percent of all marathon finishers were female. Through the 1960s, women weren’t even allowed to compete in marathons. But 50 years ago, a sign of change came — not in Boston or New York — but in Culver City, Calif. John Rabe has our story.
Josephine Pucci’s third concussion was so bad that the Harvard senior had to not only leave the ice, but also had to withdraw from college. But Pucci is playing hockey again and has a shot at going to the 2014 Olympics. Bill Littlefield reports.
At the RICOH Women’s British Open this weekend at St. Andrews in Scotland, top-ranked Korean golfer Inbee Park is aiming to win an unprecedented fourth straight major in a single season. But as Only A Game’s Ron Schachter reports, there’s an opponent in the field from a nearby country who has already made some history of her own.
South Korea’s Inbee Park made history on Sunday by becoming the first woman to win the first three majors of the year since Babe Didrikson Zaharias did it in 1950. Among those impressed was Bill Littlefield.
One month into their eighth season, the Chicago Sky are trying to do something they’ve never done before: qualify for the WNBA playoffs. To help them in that quest, the team has an asset they’ve never had before: rookie Elena Delle Donne. Only A Game’s Karen Given has our story from Chicago.
It’s only late May, but Bill Littlefield believes 2013 will be remembered as the year that saw gay athletes take the spotlight and keep it.
With Tuesday’s decisive victory over Louisville, UConn women’s basketball coach Geno Auriemma earned his eighth national championship, equalling Pat Summitt’s mark at Tennessee. The Hartford Courant’s John Altavilla joins Bill Littlefield to discuss the accomplishment and the future of the UConn program.
On Tuesday night, the University of Connecticut women’s basketball team overwhelmed Louisville, 93-60, to win their eighth NCAA Championship. But according to Bill Littlefield, an NBA owner’s headline-grabbing draft plan provided an unnecessary distraction from the Huskies’ ongoing dynasty.
The women’s Final Four tips off this Sunday with Cal taking on Louisville and Connecticut facing Notre Dame. Who will come out on top? espnW’s Michelle Smith has the answer.
The success of Baylor women’s basketball standout Brittney Griner has attracted attention — some positive, some negative. ESPN’s Kate Fagan joined Bill Littlefield to discuss the six-foot-eight star.