This past Thursday, Cyd Zeigler, co-founder of SBNation's popular Outsports site, was quoted as voicing his frustration that there are no publicly out gay men in any of North America's major sports leagues. When pressed for the reason this might be, he stated that closeted gay athletes were "cowards" for…

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Check out our CWHL Draft Prospects Interactive to learn more about where players are coming from to join the CWHL. The CWHL draft is approaching, giving the teams a chance to restock and fix weaknesses. This year's draft class consists of 80 players scattered from several different countries and leagues,…

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Navigating an athletic career can be challenging, especially for female athletes, as they deal with societal expectations about their appearance. While this dynamic affects some female athletes more than others when it comes to sponsorships, no one is completely immune. As long as professional sports have been around, there's been…

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As the NWHL free agency period came to a close this weekend, 22 women who played their college careers in the NCAA had signed contracts to join the league as rookies. Most of the new class are recent college graduates, but four women -- Lisa Chesson, Anne Schleper, Jordyn Burns,…

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