U.S. U15 star youngest to sign Nike NIL deal

Nike has signed 13-year-old soccer phenom McKenna "Mak" Whitham to a name, image and likeness deal. Whitham becomes the youngest women's soccer player and youngest athlete in any sport to sign an NIL deal with Nike.

Hammond extends Angel City contract to 2025

NWSL standout Madison Hammond signed a two-year extension contract through the 2025 season with Angel City FC, the club confirmed to ESPN.

Angel City signs Alyssa Thompson's sister, Gisele

Angel City FC signed Los Angeles native and defender Gisele Thompson to a three-year plus one-year option contract, the club confirmed to ESPN ahead of officially announcing the move Thursday.

Shaq's daughter Me'Arah signs to play for Gators

Me'Arah O'Neal, the youngest child of four-time NBA champion and Hall of Famer Shaquille O'Neal, signed her national letter of intent to play women's basketball for the Florida Gators.

How Me'Arah O'Neal emerged from Shaq's basketball shadow

Shaquille O'Neal said his daughter could be the best women's basketball player ever. From that pressure, a versatile prospect with an elite game has arisen.