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NCAA puts Georgia Tech women’s basketball team on 3 years probation

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Olafimihan Oshin The NCAA has placed Georgia Tech University’s women’s basketball team on three years probation, citing violations it said had been committed by former head coach MaChelle Joseph, the Associated Press reported.  The women’s team still will be......

Taliban Seize Women’s Ministry Building for Use by Religious Police

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New York Times – For more and to sign up click here KABUL, Afghanistan — The Taliban have converted the Ministry of Women’s Affairs building into offices for the religious morality police, who once instilled dread in Afghanistan for their suppression of women and brutal enforcement of the militant government’s......

U.S. Women’s National Team to Play Paraguay at FirstEnergy Stadium Thursday Night

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click to enlarge The U.S. Women’s National Team (USWNT) will take on Paraguay in a friendly match at FirstEnergy Stadium Thursday evening. The contest will be the USWNT’s first since taking home the Bronze medal at the Tokyo Olympics. The game will be broadcast nationally on ESPN2. Coverage begins at......

The Internet Can’t Get Enough Of This Fake Women’s Online Magazine With Hilariously Relatable ‘Articles’

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In a world where fake news is not necessarily something that the press can be proud of, this women’s magazine parody comes as a breath of fresh air, showing how to combine comedy, feminism and satire all at once. The result is Reductress, the internet’s beloved “one and only fake......

U.S. Soccer Federation announces men’s and women’s national teams will be offered the same contract

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here On Tuesday, the U.S. Soccer Federation announced that it will offer the respective players’ unions for the men’s and women’s national teams the same contract proposal. The news comes after generations of U.S. Women’s National Team players have spoken out......

British tennis player Emma Raducanu wins U.S. Open women’s final

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Emma Raducanu of Great Britain celebrates winning match point to defeat Leylah Annie Fernandez of Canada during the second set of their Women’s Singles final match on Day Thirteen of the 2021 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King......

US Open 2021 experts’ picks: Can Djokovic achieve the calendar-year Slam? Who is the women’s favorite?

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4:00 PM ET ESPN staff One week into the US Open, there has been no shortage of excitement, upsets, and yes, drama. No. 1 Ash Barty was stunned in the third round by American Shelby Rogers on Saturday night. A day earlier, Naomi Osaka lost in third round to Leylah......

Threats and Fear Cause Afghan Women’s Protections to Vanish Overnight

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New York Times – For more and to sign up click here It took years for Women for Afghan Women to build up Afghanistan’s largest network of women’s protection services — 32 safe houses, family guidance centers and children’s homes in 14 provinces, growing by word of mouth and driven......

Baylor Women’s Basketball Drops ‘Lady’ from Team Name

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http://www.si.com/.image/c_limit%2Ccs_srgb%2Cfl_progressive%2Ch_1200%2Cq_auto:good%2Cw_1200/MTgzNjMyMDQ2NDE1OTQ3NDgx/baylor-wbb.jpg Wilton Jackson Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports The Baylor women’s basketball team will no longer be referred to as the “Lady Bears.”  Like the other teams in Baylor’s athletic department, the women’s basketball team will be known as the Bears, according to ESPN.  Several women’s sports were already referred to as......

Baylor women’s hoops drops ‘Lady’ from name

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1:10 AM ET Mechelle VoepelESPN.com Close Mechelle Voepel covers the WNBA, women’s college basketball, and other college sports for espnW. Voepel began covering women’s basketball in 1984, and has been with ESPN since 1996. The Baylor women’s basketball program is dropping the “Lady” from its nickname and will be known......

Biden condemns Supreme Court ruling on Texas abortion law as ‘unprecedented assault’ on women’s rights

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here An abortion rights activist holds placards outside of the US Supreme Court before the Court struck down a Texas law placing restrictions on abortion clinics on June 27, 2016 in Washington, DC. Mandel Ngan | AFP | Getty Images President......

The Women’s Breast & Heart Initiative Fifth Annual Pink Walk with 5K Run and Walk

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• Leading Into Breast Cancer Awareness Month the Event Will be Hosted at Miami Dade College-North Campus and Offer a Virtual Option • NBC 6 Anchor & Reporter Constance Jones Serves as Mistress of Ceremony MIAMI – Sept. 2, 2021 – — The Women’s Breast & Heart Initiative (WBHI)—a leader in......

Texas abortion law: Biden vows to defend women’s constitutional rights

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An ordinary American, from Texas or elsewhere, may now be able to seek up to $10,000 (£7,200) in damages in a civil court against abortion providers and doctors – and possibly anyone at all involved in the process. That means people like clinic staff, family members, or clergy who encourage......

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