According to many year-end commentaries, 2015 was a year when women stood out in sports. Four sports scholars – from the US, Canada, and the UK – discuss the accomplishments and advances of the past year as well as the persistent barriers that remain for women in sport.
Rachel Allison, Amy Bass, Courtney Szto, and Jean Williams
An Ambivalent Spectacle
The leading historian of women's football will be blogging about this year's Women's World Cup for Sports Illustrated. She shares her initial thoughts with us about the tournament, past and present.
The word "fore," shouted after hitting an errant golf shot, is a shortened form of the word "before" or "afore." Meaning "look out ahead," it was first used by Scottish artillery gunners to warn troops in forward positions.