Penny Marshall, who played feisty Laverne in ‘Laverne & Shirley’ before directing movies, dies at 75 – Los Angeles Times

Penny Marshall, who made her name as a TV actress (“Happy Days,” “Laverne & Shirley”) before directing hit films such as “Big” and “A League of Their Own,” died on Monday. She was 75.
— Read on www.latimes.com/local/obituaries/la-me-penny-marshall-dies-at-75-story.html

A league of their own: Girls’ baseball coming to P.E.I. | CBC News

Traditionally on P.E.I. once kids reach a certain age, boys play baseball and girls play softball — but not anymore.
— Read on www.cbc.ca/news/canada/prince-edward-island/pei-girls-baseball-1.4949717

Indiana Pacers hire Kelly Krauskopf as NBA’s first female assistant general manager

Kelly Krauskopf, who oversaw the Pacers’ entry in the NBA2K League and served as president/GM of the WNBA’s Fever for 17 years, has been hired as the Pacers’ assistant GM.
— Read on www.espn.com/nba/story/_/id/25556927/indiana-pacers-hire-kelly-krauskopf-nba-first-female-assistant-general-manager

‘Black Girls Code’ exposes young girls to world of tech

On Saturday, dozens of young girls got a first-hand look at what it’s like to work in the tech industry.
— Read on www.kron4.com/news/bay-area/-black-girls-code-exposes-young-girls-to-world-of-tech/1662003694

N. Carolina teacher, MLB player’s daughter dies after drill :: WRAL.com

Authorities in North Carolina say a fifth-grade teacher who was also the daughter of baseball star Jim “Catfish” Hunter died after falling ill during a school fire drill.
— Read on www.wral.com/n-carolina-teacher-mlb-player-s-daughter-dies-after-drill/18063845/

Game of genders: comparing women and men in sports – The Orion

Sports are meant to be a unifying force. For decades, people have used sports to relax, forget about their problems and have a good time. They have the power to pull together people of different religions, races, classes and even genders. However, this is not always the case, and many athletes have complained that there…
— Read on theorion.com/77316/sports/game-of-genders-comparing-women-and-men-in-sports/

ESPN Keeps Mendoza on Roster of Baseball Analysts – Broadcasting & Cable

ESPN said it signed a trailblazing analyst Jessica Mendoza to a new multi-year contract extension.
— Read on www.broadcastingcable.com/

Take The Field Steers Women Towards Careers In MLB – The Shadow League : The Shadow League

The two-day event features 60 women with baseball or softball experiences and introduces them to MLB’s many career paths.
— Read on theshadowleague.com/take-the-field-steers-women-towards-career-in-mlb/

Performance Programming Principles: Installment 3 | Eric Cressey | High Performance Training, Personal Training

It’s been a while since I updated this series on program design, so I figured it’d be a good time to throw some new material at you on this front. 1. Ground-to
— Read on ericcressey.com/performance-programming-principles-installment-3

Pelosi’s calm stands out in Trump, Schumer oval office meeting – The Washington Post

That time the highest-ranking woman in government was mansplained to about how Congress works.
— Read on www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2018/12/11/while-trump-schumer-blustered-pelosi-illustrated-her-case-woman-table/