Top 10 Reasons the Ladies Loved Sports in 2012

2012 brought us the Summer Olympics in London and an historic election for marriage equality, making it a guaranteed great year in sports. After these and other important moments in women’s athletics this year, we look to 2013 for even more excitement!
By: Annie Hollenbeck
December 26 2012 7:36 AM

7) 2011 WNBA Finals MVP Seimone Augustus helped the US women’s team bring home the Olympic gold this past summer. She also came out publicly in support for gay marriage, and revealed her plans to marry longtime girlfriend LaTaya Varner. On Election Day, Minnesota (where Augustus plays professionally for the Lynx) voted down Amendment 1, a constitutional amendment that would have defined marriage as a union solely between a man and a woman.

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