This weekend is going to be a big one- especially for women in sports.
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Tutu triumph. Serena Williams and her kick-ass uniform have made it to the finals of the U.S. Open. She'll be playing against Naomi Osaka, the first Japanese woman to ever appear in a major singles tournament. Williams and Osaka will go head-to-head on Saturday. WINNER TAKES ALL
Football players wearing basketball shoes? Well, kind of... For the first time ever, NFL (National Football League) players will be wearing the Jordan brand on the field this weekend. Keep an eye out for the iconic jumpman logo on their cleats. SIMPLE YET SOPHISTICATED
ESPN College Gameday is heading to College Station, TX to cover the game between the second-ranked Clemson Tigers and the Texas A&M Aggies this Saturday. Fun fact: A&M's stadium, Kyle Field, is the fourth-largest college football stadium in the nation, holding about 103,000 people. EVERYTHING'S BIGGER IN TEXAS
The WNBA (Women's National Basketball Association) Finals start tonight. The Washington Mystics are making their finals debut, playing against the Seattle Storm. And in perfect timing, a former WNBA icon will be inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame this weekend. Tina Thompson, the first-ever WNBA draft pick, has sealed a place of honor. GIRL POWER
WHAT TO WATCH
As an incredible ending to an inspiring story of hard work and perseverance, rookie Shaquem Griffin will be starting for the Seattle Seahawks (NFL) on Sunday. Griffin defied the odds, being drafted in the fifth round and now this. And what makes this such a big deal? He accomplished it all with one hand, which was amputated at a young age. READ MORE