Awesome Sports Project

Inspiring girls' and women's voices in sports


Bea Chang

Driven to Madness

BY BEA CHANG * First Quarter I was a basketball junkie growing up. Maybe I still am. It depends on the day you ask me. Some days I will tell you that I have retired. Others I will tell you... Continue Reading →

The Greatest Game Ever Played: An Ode to the WNBA, And My Father

BY BEA CHANG I am going to tell you something that will infuriate you. You will throw out all kinds of statistics and anecdotes. You will say, “Listen, young lady,” shake your index finger, and explain sports to me. You... Continue Reading →

Tales of a Woman Coach

BY BEA CHANG "She was warned. She was given an explanation. Nevertheless, she persisted." It sounds like each one of my technical fouls. - Updated February 2017 No one really knew what the coach was yelling about. Maybe not even... Continue Reading →

We Are Not Alone – Anymore

In our last post of the season, the Editor-in-Chief reflects on a childhood of loving her sport in secret, inspiring her players through her stories, and how the Awesome Sports Project came into being to empower us all. By Bea... Continue Reading →

Chatting Up A Storm: A Sports Conversation (Continued)

By Bea Chang and Matt Kelsey, Continued from our sports conversation two months ago ("The Lynx Between Us") between two sports fanatics, Bea Chang and Matt Kelsey now turn their attention to growing up in the infant years of the... Continue Reading →

The Lynx Between Us: A Sports Conversation

By Bea Chang and Matt Kelsey A sample of a conversation between two sports fanatics about basketball and football childhoods in upstate New York and southern California, about Lindsey Whalen and the Minnesota Lynx and the 2015 WNBA Finals, and our... Continue Reading →

Awesome Sports Project: Week 2

A Welcome Message from the Editor-in-Chief, 11-03-2015 WOW! Thank you so much for your support of the mission of the Awesome Sports Project! I am not sure any of us really expected 1,000 views in the first couple of days... Continue Reading →

Sports Stories

A Welcome Message from the Editor-in-Chief, 10-27-2015 This is about the fiftieth time I’ve tried to write about the World Cup of 1999. It makes little sense, I know, given that I am a basketball fanatic, player, coach, advocate—whatever it... Continue Reading →

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