Koshien: Japan’s Field of Dreams

Koshien: Japan’s Field of Dreams
— Read on www.firstrunfeatures.com/koshienvod.html

College Coaching After Title IX: Why Fewer Women’s Teams Are Coached by Women : University of Maryland

College Coaching After Title IX: Why Fewer Women’s Teams Are Coached by Women : University of Maryland
— Read on umd.alumniq.com/index.cfm/events:register/home/eventId/1284

Baseball headed to the MCG | Midland Express: Home

Malmsbury’s hallowed ‘MCG’ will soon play host to a baseball diamond as the local cricket club branches out to field multiple teams in Bendigo league baseball.
— Read on www.midlandexpress.com.au/baseball-headed-to-the-mcg/

Just Sayin’: Public school baseball teams got it right to forge ahead with season without the PSAL – silive.com

Just Sayin’: Public school baseball teams got it right to forge ahead with season without the PSAL – silive.com
— Read on www.silive.com/highschoolsports/2021/02/just-sayin-public-school-baseball-teams-got-it-right-to-forge-ahead-with-season-without-the-psal.html

The official Girl Scout cookie power rankings

One man’s opinion on the best (and worst) Girl Scout cookies available.

Source: The official Girl Scout cookie power rankings

Boy Scouts releases sex-abuse bankruptcy plan, with $300 million coming from local councils

Lawyers on behalf of both the victims and the group’s insurers say they are unsatisfied with the plan.

Source: Boy Scouts releases sex-abuse bankruptcy plan, with $300 million coming from local councils

Pioneering sports writer Claire Smith set for Curley Center Conversation | Penn State University

Sports writer Claire Smith, the first woman and fifth African-American to earn the J.G. Taylor Spink Award, the highest honor given by the Baseball Writers’ Association of America, will be the featured guest during a free public event March 15 at Penn State.
— Read on news.psu.edu/story/649312/2021/03/01/campus-life/pioneering-sports-writer-claire-smith-set-curley-center

Women’s History Month: Toni Stone replaced Hank Aaron and made baseball history

Toni Stone couldn’t play in an all-white women’s league, so she decided to play with men.
— Read on sports.yahoo.com/toni-stone-hank-aarons-negro-league-successor-made-her-own-baseball-history-140041762.html

In a League of Their Own – Cuyahoga County Public Library

Take a look back at the history of the All American Girls Professional Baseball League – the all-women’s baseball league which inspired the hit movie A League of Their Own.
— Read on attend.cuyahogalibrary.org/event/4878491

Free virtual event covers All-American Girls Professional Baseball League – cleveland.com

Free virtual event covers All-American Girls Professional Baseball League – cleveland.com
— Read on www.cleveland.com/entertainment/2021/03/free-virtual-event-covers-all-american-girls-professional-baseball-league.html

Women and girls over 13 can now be screened for anxiety as part of a routine checkup – Anxiety screenings covered under insurance – The Lily

It’s a “breakthrough” for mental health care, according to one doctor.
— Read on www.thelily.com/women-and-girls-over-13-can-now-be-screened-for-anxiety-as-part-of-a-routine-checkup/

What Is Roma Guy Doing Now? The ‘When We Rise’ Activist Has An Inspiring Career

Across four episodes, ABC’S When We Rise is retreading five decades of the fight for LGBTQ+ rights, putting a cinematic take on the stories of real-life activists like Cleve Jones, Roma Guy, and Ken Jones. Young Roma is played by Fun Home’s Emily…
— Read on www.bustle.com/p/what-is-roma-guy-doing-now-the-when-we-rise-activist-has-inspiring-career-41697

Do One Thing – Quotes for a Better World

Quotes for a Better World – DoOneThing.org – Do One Thing and Better World Kids Clubs are projects of The EMILY Fund.
Featuring more than 5000 FREE printable resources on more than 60 social issues for kids, youth and adults that want to make a difference.
Do One Thing for a Better World – every act of compassion makes a difference! Portraits of Heroes for a Better World are included for illustration purposes only.
No celebrity endorsement is implied. The EMILY Fund is not responsible for the actions of local Better World Clubs
— Read on www.doonething.org/quotes.htm

Roma Pauline Guy (United States of America) | WikiPeaceWomen – English

Roma Pauline Guy (United States of America) | WikiPeaceWomen – English
— Read on wikipeacewomen.org/wpworg/en/

Women’s History Month | National Women’s History Museum

Every year March is designated Women’s History Month by Presidential proclamation. The month is set aside to honor women’s contributions in American history.
— Read on www.womenshistory.org/womens-history/womens-history-month

Women’s History Month

March is Women’s History Month – commemorating and encouraging the study, observance and celebration of the vital role of women in American history.
— Read on womenshistorymonth.gov/

He Won a Varsity Letter at 16. He Finally Got It When He Was 79. – The New York Times

Tom Ammiano, a well-known gay leader in San Francisco, believed his effeminate mannerisms led his New Jersey high school to deny him his letter.
— Read on www.nytimes.com/2021/02/28/nyregion/tom-ammiano-gay-varsity-letter.html

Events to celebrate Women’s History Month for every day of March – The GW Hatchet

From book talks to film discussions, here’s a rundown of ways you can celebrate Women’s History Month every day of March.
— Read on www.gwhatchet.com/2021/03/01/events-to-celebrate-womens-history-month-for-every-day-of-march/

Katrina Adams

Katrina M. Adams served an unprecedented two consecutive terms as USTA Chairman and President (2015-16, 2017-18).
— Read on www.usta.com/en/home/about-usta/usta-leadership/national/katrina-adams.html

Katrina Adams’ journey from the tennis court to the C-suite

Katrina Adams’ journey from the tennis court to the C-suite

https://youtu.be/-UWoT-kMAPA

Own the Arena – HarperCollins

From the former President and CEO of the United States Tennis Association—the first black woman and youngest person ever to hold the position—comes a behind-the-scenes look at the leadership skills involved in hosting the U.S. Open, the largest and most lucrative sports event in the worl
— Read on www.harpercollins.com/products/own-the-arena-katrina-m-adams

10 Sports Anime With An All-Female Cast | CBR

Fans who are tired of overused tropes can have a look at 10 sports anime with an all-female cast.
— Read on www.cbr.com/sports-anime-all-female-cast/

Archdeacon: UD women’s team celebrating Black history

Since the year began, Shauna Green, the Dayton Flyers women’s basketball coach, has found herself focusing on some important names that she’ll see clo
— Read on www.daytondailynews.com/sports/archdeacon-ud-womens-team-celebrating-black-history/ACSQOPHYQZHE3ITJDJJP5SXWSM/

Now more than ever we need to hear from Suzyn Waldman – New York Daily News

Suzyn (Ma Pinstripe) Waldman and John (Pa Pinstripe) Sterling are about to enter their 17th season together in the Yankees Radio Network booth.
— Read on www.nydailynews.com/sports/baseball/yankees/ny-suzyn-waldman-john-sterling-20210227-mdjxoojaqra2nna5zwxfamxavq-story.html

SF Giants’ roundtable talks Black baseball pioneers

Brooks-Moon isn’t the first Black woman employed as an MLB public address announcer.
— Read on www.mercurynews.com/2021/02/27/sf-giants-renel-brooks-moon-shares-what-shes-learned-about-pioneers-before-her/

Ng, Nakken, Smith, Goodrum have thrown a baseball into the glass ceiling – The Huntington News

It is no secret that baseball is a male-dominated sport — there’s a reason Mo’Ne Davis, the first female to pitch in the Little League World Series, made the cover of Sports Illustrated at just 13 years old.  There are many females in recent years who are shattering the glass ceiling in the sports management…
— Read on huntnewsnu.com/65459/sports/ng-nakken-smith-goodrum-have-thrown-a-baseball-into-the-glass-ceiling/

WBSC says Women’s Baseball and Softball World Cups to move to four-year cycle

The Women’s Baseball World Cup and all Softball World Cups will now
be held as part of a four-year cycle, the World Baseball Softball
Confederation has announced.
— Read on www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1104765/wbsc-competitions-four-year-cycle

New $27M tennis facility at Golden Gate Park set to open Wednesday

The renovated facility includes 16 regulation courts, as well as a sunken stadium-style…
— Read on www.sfgate.com/news/bayarea/article/New-27-Million-Tennis-Facility-At-Golden-Gate-15983719.php

The inspiring story of Betty Winstedt, the Hawaiian woman who became a champion in her 40s

https://www.sfgate.com/hawaii/article/Betty-Pembroke-Heldreich-woman-surfer-40s-15982864.php?IPID=SFGate-HP-CP-Spotlight

Wave Woman: The Life and Struggles of a Surfing Pioneer by Vicky Durand

An Intimate Biography of a Female Surfer at Makaha, Hawaii

Source: Wave Woman: The Life and Struggles of a Surfing Pioneer by Vicky Durand

Red Sox’s Bianca Smith on women in pro sports: ‘We actually can do these jobs’

Bianca Smith, Red Sox minor league coach and first black woman in pro baseball, talks to Yahoo Finance’s Jen Rogers about the role of women in sports and in the broader workplace. Smith is on Yahoo Finance’s exclusive list, THE NEXT: 21 to watch in 2021.
— Read on finance.yahoo.com/video/red-soxs-bianca-smith-women-205305706.html

Allowing transgender athletes in women’s sports defeats purpose of Title IX | News, Sports, Jobs – The Sentinel

As one of his first official acts since assuming the presidency, Joe Biden signed an executive order declaring that females are not equal, at least those who ar
— Read on www.lewistownsentinel.com/opinion/editorials/2021/02/allowing-transgender-athletes-in-womens-sports-defeats-purpose-of-title-ix/

MLB’s Marla Miller begins transition after more than two decades of leading MLB events

Major League Baseball announced today that its longtime Senior Vice President of Special Events, Marla Miller, has begun the transition to the group’s new leadership. For the last 21 years, Miller has orchestrated the planning and logistics of many of MLB’s most well-known and prestigious live events, including the annual
— Read on www.mlb.com/press-release/press-release-mlb-s-marla-miller-begins-transition-after-more-than-two-decades-o

Opponents Beware: Willow Johnson Inherited Her Father’s Left Arm

 

WBSC further postpones Women’s Baseball World Cup

The World Baseball Softball Confederation says it has asked the local organising committee and the Mexican Government to postpone the 2021 WBSC Women’s Baseball World Cup and the Under-15 Baseball World Cup.
— Read on www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1104655/wbsc-postpone-womens-baseball-world-cup

Why Baseball Is Obsessed With the Book ‘Thinking, Fast and Slow’ – The New York Times

A psychology book by a Nobel Prize-winning author has become a must-read in front offices. It is changing the sport.
— Read on www.nytimes.com/2021/02/24/sports/baseball/thinking-fast-and-slow-book.html

1,000 girls become Eagle Scouts for the first time – The Lily

The prestigious rank has long been reserved for boys.
— Read on www.thelily.com/the-first-girls-have-become-eagle-scouts-its-taken-more-than-100-years/

Girls summer baseball program offered in Comox – Comox Valley Record

Girls summer baseball program offered in Comox – Comox Valley Record

https://www.comoxvalleyrecord.com/sports/girls-summer-baseball-program-offered-in-comox/

Her daughter’s class wasn’t teaching Black History Month. So she took matters into her own hands. – The Washington Post

Her daughter’s class wasn’t teaching Black History Month. So she took matters into her own hands. – The Washington Post

https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/2021/02/17/black-history-month-kids-photos/

Skipping Stones – A Multicultural Literary Magazine

Founded in 1988, Skipping Stones is a timely and timeless award-winning resource in multicultural and global education. Skipping Stones welcomes art and original writings in every language and from all ages.

https://www.skippingstones.org/wp/

Muted: Fifth Grade Conversations About Slavery

Muted: Fifth Grade Conversations About Slavery

https://www.skippingstones.org/wp/2020/12/21/muted-fifth-grade-conversations-about-slavery/

She’s the only Black kid in her fifth-grade class. She spoke up when slavery wasn’t in cluded in a lesson plan.

She’s the only Black kid in her fifth-grade class. She spoke up when slavery wasn’t included in a lesson plan.

https://www.thelily.com/shes-the-only-black-kid-in-her-fifth-grade-class-she-spoke-up-when-slavery-wasnt-included-in-a-lesson-plan/

Seattle Mariners CEO Resigns After ‘Inappropriate’ Comments

Seattle Mariners CEO Resigns After ‘Inappropriate’ Comments

https://apple.news/Az5bK_wKETwyi7hZScWvsXw

She Beat Cancer at 10. Now She’s Set to Be the Youngest American in Space.

She Beat Cancer at 10. Now She’s Set to Be the Youngest American in Space.

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/02/22/science/spacex-hayley-arceneaux.html?referringSource=articleShare

VIU Mariners baseball team signs first woman in league history

VIU Mariners baseball team signs first woman in league history

https://www.nanaimobulletin.com/sports/viu-mariners-baseball-team-signs-first-woman-in-league-history/

Japanese Student Forced to Dye Her Hair Black Wins, and Loses, in Court – The New York Times

In a split ruling, a court in Osaka ordered the school to pay some damages for emotional distress, but it said the rule that students’ hair must be black did not violate regulations.
— Read on www.nytimes.com/2021/02/19/world/asia/japan-hair-school.html

Sporticast: Collectibles Industry Growth, MLB Preview, Women’s Sports – Sportico.com

The hosts discuss the growth of the collectibles industry during the pandemic, the MLB season, and money flowing into women’s soccer.
— Read on www.sportico.com/business/commerce/2021/sporticast-collectibles-mlb-1234622925/

Students: Apply to attend SABR conference

What do you get when you put a research director, a TV analyst, a sports attorney and a couple biomechanists in a (Zoom) room?
One of the most prestigious baseball conferences, of course.
The 10th annual SABR (Society for American Baseball Research) Analytics Conference is fast approaching, and Major League
— Read on www.mlb.com/news/mlb-sponsoring-students-for-sabr-conference

Groups ask Supreme Court to declare military draft unconstitutional – The Washington Post

The case, which has the backing of several retired generals, bears similarities to the lawsuits that helped to launch Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s legal career decades ago.
— Read on www.washingtonpost.com/politics/courts_law/supreme-court-military-draft/2021/02/18/041299ca-713b-11eb-85fa-e0ccb3660358_story.html

New Zealand to offer free period products in schools nationwide – The Washington Post

New Zealand’s move is also a win for an increasingly global movement to reduce costs and stigma around menstruation.
— Read on www.washingtonpost.com/world/2021/02/18/new-zealand-period-products-schools/