After more than 1,000 submissions, there are now seven finalists for the new Northwoods League baseball team in Battle Creek
— Read on www.battlecreekenquirer.com/story/sports/2021/12/03/here-7-finalists-new-name-battle-creeks-baseball-team/8737813002/
Beth Greenwood ’22 continues to break boundaries for women in baseball, and will soon appear in an upcoming TV show on Amazon Prime.
— Read on www.rochester.edu/newscenter/beth-greenwood-league-of-their-own-504262/
As Major League Baseball talks about diversity, the Cubs have to put words into more action
Why Giants’ Gabe Kapler sees Alyssa Nakken as a possible future MLB manager https://www.sfchronicle.com/sports/giants/article/Why-Giants-Gabe-Kapler-sees-Alyssa-Nakken-as-a-16642887.php
Hockeyland: the Minnesota towns where high school players are stars
Smell the Coffee: Middle East Women Brew Silent Revolution – OZY | A Modern Media Company
— Read on www.ozy.com/around-the-world/smell-the-coffee-middle-east-women-brew-silent-revolution/415921/
The reality TV star and her fashion brand helped pay for passage from Pakistan, where the girls and their families had secured temporary visas.
— Read on www.washingtonpost.com/world/2021/11/18/kim-kardashian-afghan-womens-soccer/
Sen. Leahy’s retirement could open a path for a candidate to make history in the only state that has never sent a woman to Capitol Hill.
— Read on www.thelily.com/vermont-has-never-sent-a-woman-to-congress-that-could-soon-change/
The two-time WNBA champion and co-owner of the Atlanta Dream looks to invest in underrepresented founders as one of the first, if not the first, former professional athletes to become a general partner at an existing venture firm.
— Read on www.forbes.com/sites/rebeccaszkutak/2021/11/17/former-wnba-star-renee-montgomery-has-a-new-position-venture-capitalist/
Cumberland Posey was a dominant figure in Negro League baseball and the first African American athlete at two universities.
— Read on www.history.com/
A Mayan team from a small community on the Yucatán Peninsula has caused a sensation by excelling as its athletes play barefoot and wear traditional dresses, breaking barriers with every game.
— Read on www.nytimes.com/2021/11/17/sports/mexico-softball-indigenous-women.html
Olympic officials will delegate competitive regulations to individual sports organizations.
— Read on www.washingtonpost.com/sports/olympics/2021/11/16/ioc-transgender-athlete-policy-changes/
“We have had female umpires in the past and expect to continue to have them in the future…
— Read on www.citizen-times.com/story/news/local/2021/11/15/answer-man-att-tower-eyesore-any-plans-remove-it/6398454001/
An excerpt from the new book ‘Hail Mary: The Rise and Fall of the National Women’s Football League’ looks at the spate of criticism female players got for their bodies.
— Read on www.popsci.com/science/hail-mary-national-womens-football-leagueexcerpt/
Rockford Promise – Changing lives. Transforming the region.
— Read on rockfordpromise.org/
Olympic swimmer Cate Campbell says male coaches obsessed with weight of female athletes
As a female baseball player, Tana Buffalo is accustomed to hearing chatter from the opposing dugout when she is pitching.
— Read on www.loudountimes.com/content/tncms/live/
As sports and society evolve, hard-driving coaches are changing their ways. But not everyone agrees on what the new rules should be.
— Read on www.washingtonpost.com/sports/2021/11/04/tough-coaching/
Helen Callaghan, as the late Vancouver-born outfielder was then known, played five seasons with Minneapolis, Fort Wayne and Kenosha. Some retroactive recognition of her career and accomplishments comes Nov. 16, when she’ll be inducted into the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame as part of a 2021 class.
— Read on www.sportsnet.ca/mlb/article/callaghan-set-first-woman-inducted-individually-canada-baseball-hof/
CORBIN — Corbin’s own baseball/softball legend, Mary Weddle Hines, passed away at the age of 87 over the weekend.
— Read on www.thetimestribune.com/content/tncms/live/
Female players make a mark on NYO baseball diamond – Reporter Newspapers & Atlanta Intown
— Read on reporternewspapers.net/2021/10/31/female-players-make-a-mark-on-nyo-baseball-diamond/
Among the more than 20,000 men who have played major league baseball, not one has publicly come out of the closet while still in uniform.
— Read on theconversation.com/how-much-longer-will-major-league-baseball-stay-in-the-closet-170764