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Kathy DeBoer, Suzy Merchant and Karen Langeland pose for a photo after DeBoer and Langeland were inducted into the Michigan State Athletics' Hall of Fame. DeBoer and Langeland are wearing green Michigan State jackets and Merchant is wearing a black top and black blazer.

Former WBL player Kathy DeBoer has always fought for women’s sports

By Tee Baker / August 26, 2023

In her dual-sport career, DeBoer filed a Title IX lawsuit as a college student, played professional basketball and coached college volleyball

Ariel Atkins draws on a dry erase board with her left hand, and players surround her, watching intently.

Inside Ariel Atkins’ coaching stint at the NBA Academy Women’s Camp Latin America

By Jenn Hatfield / January 20, 2023

For Atkins, it was a chance to try out coaching — and give back to her sport