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‘Bend It Like Beckham’ Slated to Become a Stage Musical

Twelve years after the box office success of Bend It Like Beckham, a stage adaptation of the hit film is in the works and set to make its London debut. Due to open at the West End’s Phoenix Theater next May, the musical will follow the same path as the film, telling the story of a Punjabi Sikh …

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WNBA players honor Mount St. Joseph freshman Lauren Hill

Lauren Hill committed to Mount St. Joseph to play basketball on her 18th birthday. Less than two months later, she learned that a brain disease called DIPG would kill her in less than two years. Last month, an MRI revealed that her tumor had grown and that she probably would not make it to the …

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Mo’ne Davis is Pretty Tough in Harper’s Photo Spread

Little League sensation Mo’ne Davis, OITNB’s Uzo Aduba, activist Christy Turlington Burns and singer Debbie Harry were among those who posed for Harper’s Bazaar’s Women Who Dare series. In the magazine’s profile of Davis, 13, the young pitcher talks about being a girl playing the usually all boys sport of baseball: “Most want to hit against me, just to say they got a hit,” …

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Today in History: Billie Jean King and The Battle of The Sexes

On this day in 1973 Billie Jean King took on Bobby Riggs in the iconic tennis match known as the Battle of  the Sexes. This tennis match was soooo much more than just an athletic competition; the match became a representation of the progress women fought for –and continue to fight for — in the 1960’s and …

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Olympian Lolo Jones Talks #DWTS Elimination

Retired dancing with the Stars #resumeUpdate — Lolo Jones (@lolojones) September 17, 2014 Olympian Lolo Jones was voted off “Dancing With the Stars” last night, becoming the first celebrity competitor to be eliminated on the show’s 19th season. After judges’ scores and viewer votes were combined, Jones and fashion designer Betsey Johnson learned they were …

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#NYFW: The Season’s Most Stylish Athletes

If it’s September, you can be pretty sure of two things: Serena Williams will compete at the U.S. Tennis Open after which she will make an appearance at New York’s Fashion Week. Williams, who won her 6th U.S Open title and 18th Grand Slam single last weekend, has  fans on and off the court. One of the most recognized …

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Mo’Ne Davis proves baseball is not just for boys

The Little League World Series is back for its 68th year and for a few weeks, dozens of teams of 12- and 13-year-olds descend on Williamsport, Pennsylvania in hopes of becoming the best youth baseball team in the world. Up to 45,000 fans pack the stadium for the championship game and a million more watch it live on television which …

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