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The tennis legend put her reputation on the line for women's equality, but she's always been an intersectional force. 

September 22 2017 12:02 PM

Five football stars at Illinois's Christian-focused Wheaton College are accused of kidnapping, beating, and attempting to sodomize a freshman.

September 20 2017 1:47 PM

The tennis champ famous for her anti-LGBT views says same-sex marriage will destroy all major holidays.

September 19 2017 4:03 PM

The retired boxer says the Access Hollywood tape was "just locker room talk."

September 15 2017 8:29 PM

The group has rated major colleges and universities on the LGBT inclusivity of their sports programs.

September 12 2017 5:19 AM

College football has more out players than ever, which is a good trend for the sport in general.

September 03 2017 10:07 PM