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Cheryl Miller: All-Time Champion Of Women’s Basketball

A trailblazer and icon of women’s Basketball, Cheryl Miller’s accolades shine past the basketball hall of fame. Make no mistake, this does not diminish her recognitions for national and international basketball achievement in the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame (1995), Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame (1999), and the FIBA Hall of Fame (2010)…

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Coach Kathryn Smith Made NFL History

When Kathryn Smith was hired as Buffalo Bills quality control-special teams coach, she became the first woman to hold a full-time coaching position in the NFL. By breaking through in a male-dominated league, she without a doubt became a role model and inspiration for many…

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Carli Lloyd, A Retiring Legend

American soccer player Carli Lloyd is one of the greatest and most decorated players in the history of women’s soccer in the United States and worldwide. After an incredible career, she announced her retirement earlier this year…

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Tara VanDerveer, The Winningest Coach In Women’s College Basketball

Last year, Tara VanDerveer became the all-time winningest coach in women’s college basketball with victory No. 1099. Over the course of her career, not only has she helped to influence modern women’s basketball in the United States and coached some of the greatest players, but she has also asserted herself as a strong advocate for gender equality in sports…

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Cynthia Marshall Has Broken Barriers Several Times

Not only was Cynthia Marshall the first Black cheerleader at the University of California, Berkeley, but a few years ago she also became the first Black female Chief Executive Officer in the NBA. A lifelong pioneer, she is familiar with facing challenges. Growing up in the housing projects of Richmond, California…

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Racing Star Hailie Deegan

American stock car racing driver Hailie Deegan was operating a stock car before she was old enough to drive on the highway and turned the racing world upside down by winning races and representing women in this male-dominated sport. Born in 2001 in Temecula, California to famous off-road racers, she started racing on dirt bikes when she was 8 years old after having seen others her age competing in events for children at one of her dad’s races…

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Nicol David, The World Games’ Greatest Athlete Of All Time

The now-retired Malaysian squash player Nicol David has dominated the sport in the early 21st century, with eight World Open Squash Championship wins. Born in 1983, her interest in squash started at the tender age of 5. In 1997, she reached the quarterfinals of the World Junior Squash Championships, and two years later, at the age of 15, she became the youngest woman to win…

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Star Indian Athlete Pusarla Venkata Sindu

Pusarla Venkata Sindu, known widely as P.V Sindhu, is an Indian badminton star, achieving many awards in her sport and eventually becoming the first Indian Woman to earn a silver medal in the Olympics. Born July 5th, 1995 Sindhu came from an athletic background. Her parents were both professional volleyball players on a national level, with her father even winning a…

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