To raise brave girls, encourage adventure | Caroline Paul

Finding Grit | A How-To Guide for Raising Successful Daughters

Finding Grit is a how-to guide for raising successful daughters. This book can help you give your daughter the edge she needs in school and athletics, and ultimately earn a scholarship.

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UC Berkeley, tight on money, to spend $30 million on women’s sports facilities

Despite ongoing budget cuts and belt tightening at UC Berkeley, Chancellor Carol Christ just announced plans for a $30 million upgrade to the women’s beach volleyball and softball facilities. “I expect your reaction to this number may be similar to my own: one of concern and dismay,” Christ wrote Monday in a school-wide email. Christ acknowledged that the $30 million price tag for upgrading the women’s softball field at Strawberry Canyon and expanding the sand volleyball courts at the Clark Kerr Campus was “extraordinarily high,” but said the university had no choice under federal Title IX guidelines.

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These women have won their primaries. Will they be elected in November?

There are more than 100 female candidates who are not incumbents who will be on the ballot in November. Many could make history — but most face a difficult road to victory.

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Kearny Kids Kamp: A week of baseball knowledge

Brendan Mara may only be five years old, but he certainly knows what he likes. When it comes to baseball, young Brendan loves his Yankees and his favorite player is All-Star outfielder Aaron Judge.…

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WIAC Announces Addition of Finlandia University for Baseball

The Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) announced today that Finlandia University will be joining the WIAC as an affiliate member in the sport of baseball effective immediately.

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‘You got your glove’: Son surprises emigrant father with dream baseball mitt

A heartening video of a Chicago man surprising his father with the baseball glove he has wanted ever since emigrating to the United States from Cuba as a little boy went viral on social media Saturday.

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A New Mural on U Street Honors DC Baseball Legends | Washingtonian

The MLB-commissioned painting, across the street from Ben’s, honors Mamie “Peanut” Johnson and Josh Gibson.

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National champs

It was a gold-medal victory for Ontario at the 2018 Women’s National Baseball Championships.

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Is It Time to Make Sports Gender-Neutral? We Asked, You Answered

We asked whether sports should become gender-neutral. Here’s what you had to say.

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