The debate around Caitlyn Jenner's "worthiness" in receiving the Arthur Ashe award shouldn't be a debate at all. Worthiness, and courage for that matter, is not exclusive to one thing.
Jul 17 11:03 PM ET | By Michelle Smith
On her third team in seven seasons in the WNBA, Indiana's Marissa Coleman is finally "having fun again." The guard/forward is tied for the team lead with Tamika Catchings at 13.1 points per game.
Jul 17 | By Michelle Smith
After an opening loss, Tulsa has reeled off eight wins in a row to take over first in the West, quite a turnaround for a team that went 12-22 last year. And their confidence is building.
Jun 29 4:32 PM ET | By Michelle Smith
With the core of their lineup out, the Sparks are averaging a league-worst 58.8 points per game, and with a three-game road trip coming up, it won't get any easier.
Jun 22 5:19 PM ET | By Michelle Smith
Never mind all the injuries and last year's last-place finish. Connecticut has added some new faces to the roster and used defense as a spark. Now the Sun are sitting in first.
Jun 18 3:32 PM ET | By Michelle Smith
A guide to Carli Lloyd's low-tech, high-production training plan that keeps the high-scoring midfielder on her toes for the World Cup.
Jun 12 4:03 PM ET | By Michelle Smith
Midfielder Tobin Heath knows how to create opportunity for her U.S. teammates. Here's how she keeps herself sharp.
Jun 9 2:48 PM ET | By Michelle Smith
With veteran star Sue Bird still on the roster, Seattle isn't quite starting from scratch. But there's no question that the Storm could struggle after a major offseason roster overhaul.
Jun 4 5:00 AM ET | By Michelle Smith
Minnesota, with its roster mostly intact, looks poised to reclaim its spot as the best team in the West. Michelle Smith previews the conference race and predicts how the standings will shape up.
Jun 4 | By Michelle Smith
The New York Liberty will feature a rebuilt roster, plus controversial new team president Isiah Thomas. But coach Bill Laimbeer thinks his mix of vets and rookies could challenge in the East.
Jun 2 5:00 AM ET | By Michelle Smith
Incredibly fast U.S. defender Kelley O'Hara shares her World Cup training and nutrition secrets.
Jun 4 10:26 AM ET | By Michelle Smith
After a chaotic offseason, defending WNBA champ Phoenix is an almost entirely different team in 2015. But with a good nucleus still on the roster, the Mercury sure don't sound worried.
Jun 1 5:00 AM ET | By Michelle Smith
Young female entrepreneurs more than ever are starting businesses that tap into -- and are redefining -- the women's market for sports and fitness.
Apr 30 5:58 PM ET | By Michelle Smith
Seattle Storm coach Jenny Boucek thought she had her No. 1 and No. 3 picks set for the WNBA draft. That is, until All-Americans Amanda Zahui B. and Jewell Loyd declared their eligibility.
Apr 10 8:36 PM ET | By Michelle Smith
With three national titles in a row, UConn has this celebration thing down pat. Revel in the confetti, clutch yet another trophy, cut down the nets -- oh, and don't forget the game of Uno.
Apr 8 9:02 AM ET | By Michelle Smith
UConn is on the verge of history: a 10th NCAA title. So how did the Huskies come to rule women's basketball? Here are 10 reasons why UConn has become the game's standard bearer.
Apr 6 | By Michelle Smith
South Carolina coach Dawn Staley hopes the sting of the Gamecocks' loss to Notre Dame in the national semifinals sparks the program to be better next season.
Apr 6 1:55 AM ET | By Michelle Smith
Sophomore Taya Reimer and freshman Brianna Turner fueled Notre Dame's fast start and gave the Irish the edge needed to hold off South Carolina.
Apr 6 9:40 AM ET | By Michelle Smith
Minnesota sophomore Amanda Zahui B. is eligible for the WNBA draft and on Saturday would not commit to returning to the Gophers next season.
Apr 4 7:30 PM ET | By Michelle Smith
NCAA president Mark Emmert said the NCAA would monitor the bill's rollout and push for the inclusion of sexual orientation and gender identity as "protected classes" under existing state law.
Apr 4 8:56 PM ET | By Michelle Smith
Geno Auriemma weighed in on the Religious Freedom Restoration Act on Wednesday, saying the people behind it are "small-minded."
Apr 2 1:33 PM ET | By Michelle Smith
UConn women's basketball coach Geno Auriemma has no love for the current state of men's college basketball.
Apr 2 11:54 AM ET | By Michelle Smith
Stifled by Tennessee's defense early, Lexie Brown and Maryland broke out in the second half to guide the Terps to Tampa and a second consecutive Final Four.
Mar 30 | By Michelle Smith
Maryland, an elite team that spent much of the season flying under the radar, earned back-to-back trips to the Final Four after a 58-48 win over Tennessee on Monday.
Mar 30 | By Michelle Smith
It's Shatori Walker-Kimbrough's competitive fire that has kept Maryland rolling into the Elite Eight -- and makes her mother a nervous wreck on game days.
Mar 29 | By Michelle Smith