Newman makes history with YouTube game
This court is like so many of us. It doesn’t get the college sports model. It doesn’t get it because there is nothing of substance to get.
— Read on www.washingtonpost.com/sports/2021/06/21/supreme-court-exposes-ncaa/
Justices reject NCAA argument that its rules limiting such benefits are needed to preserve the image of amateurism in college sports.
— Read on www.washingtonpost.com/politics/courts_law/supreme-court-ncaa-student-athletes/2021/06/21/777e4718-d290-11eb-9f29-e9e6c9e843c6_story.html
Nassib, a 28-year-old defensive lineman for the Las Vegas Raiders, said on Instagram that he “agonized over this moment for the last 15 years.”
— Read on www.washingtonpost.com/sports/2021/06/21/carl-nassib-openly-gay-nfl-player/
They feel drawn by God to the calling—and won’t let the Vatican stop them.
— Read on www.newyorker.com/magazine/2021/06/28/the-women-who-want-to-be-priests
The N.C.A.A. argued that the payments were a threat to amateurism and that barring them did not violate the antitrust laws.
— Read on www.nytimes.com/2021/06/21/us/supreme-court-ncaa-student-athletes.html
Conservatives have criticized the lingerie company for hiring the soccer star and LGBTQ activist as a brand ambassador, alongside actress Priyanka Chopra and trans model Valentina Sampaio.
— Read on www.newsweek.com/megan-rapinoe-victorias-secret-role-sparks-backlash-1601418
An 11-year-old pitcher in Georgia showed his quick reflexes on a terrific line drive catch.
— Read on fanbuzz.com/high-school/brody-cofield-line-drive-catch/
The San Francisco Giants raised some eyebrows by hiring 14 coaches, many of them young…
— Read on www.sfchronicle.com/sports/giants/article/Large-coaching-staff-get-raves-for-helping-16253683.php
The move reverses Trump-era policy.
— Read on www.washingtonpost.com/education/2021/06/16/title-ix-transgender-students-discrimination/
The best amateur hitter in the world isn’t even being scouted.
— Read on www.beyondtheboxscore.com/2021/6/15/22527125/mlb-draft-jocelyn-alo-undrafted-best-hitter-world
Slaterettes’ inaugural ‘Dresses on the Diamond’ event is June 25 | The Valley Breeze
— Read on www.valleybreeze.com/2021-06-15/pawtucket/slaterettes-inaugural-dresses-diamond-event-june-25
As it did with steroids, baseball spent decades fostering a breeding ground for blatant ball doctoring. A handful of 10-game suspensions can’t change that.
— Read on www.nytimes.com/2021/06/15/sports/baseball/mlb-ball-doctoring-spider-tack.html
The Negro Leagues Are Major Leagues | Baseball-Reference.com
— Read on www.baseball-reference.com/negro-leagues-are-major-leagues.shtml
M.L.B. is still working to incorporate Negro league statistics, but a popular website now lets fans put some of the numbers in context.
— Read on www.nytimes.com/2021/06/15/sports/baseball/baseball-reference-negro-leagues.html
FLORIDA – In tonight’s dose of good news… One 12 year-old girl is making a name for herself on the baseball diamond, proving the sport isn’t just for boys. Whoever coined the taunt… You throw like a girl… Never saw Twelve-year old Valentina Smith unleash from the pitcher’s mound. “It’s kind of like oh she’s […]
— Read on www.fourstateshomepage.com/news/12-year-old-girl-plays-baseball-and-is-all-for-girl-power/
Previously, airmen wore such caps only while deployed to the CENTCOM area, which includes the Middle East and Central Asia.
— Read on taskandpurpose.com/news/air-force-baseball-caps-ocp-tactical-cap/
While diversity is increasing in sports management roles, many sport organizations still have a ways to go in hiring a diversely.
— Read on www.jsonline.com/story/life/2021/06/14/katrina-adams-raven-jemison-promote-women-color-sports-leaders/7683714002/
In this first of occasional column celebrating the diversity, inclusiveness, and vibrance of the queer sporting community here in Sydney, we look at the Sydney Women’s Baseball League in 2021.
— Read on www.starobserver.com.au/news/sport/playing-the-field-sydney-womens-baseball-league/203462
Valentina hit the first ever over-the-fence home run by a girl in Parkland Little League history. Valentina is talented and works very hard off the field — and she loves the grind. She says she wants to be an inspiration to other girls who want to do what she does.
— Read on www.local10.com/sports/2021/06/11/parkland-girl-is-already-a-baseball-legend/
We examine the history of professional baseball in San Antonio.
— Read on www.expressnews.com/projects/2021/pro-baseball-in-san-antonio/
Women welders in Pittsburgh immediately brings to mind the 1983 film “Flashdance.”
— Read on www.post-gazette.com/ae/tv-radio/2021/06/09/amazon-a-league-of-their-own-tv-series-casting-call-welders-choir-flashdance-abbi-jacobson/stories/202106090130
At Charlotte’s Olympic High, Meredith McFadden is a rare girls athlete playing baseball. She is the catcher on the Trojans high school team
— Read on www.charlotteobserver.com/sports/high-school/article251604193.html
In their lawsuit, the plaintiffs said that USA Water Polo did not do enough to protect them from their coach, Bahram Hojreh. He also faces criminal charges.
— Read on www.nytimes.com/2021/06/07/us/water-polo-abuse-settlement.html
Former Little League star Mo’ne Davis traded her mitt for a mic this summer, but she hasn’t left the sport.
— Read on www.washingtonpost.com/sports/2021/06/09/mone-davis-broadcaster-dc-grays/
Martina Navratilova Has Plenty to Say
The Giants play ball in Pride colors, pulling the players into the conversation.
— Read on www.washingtonpost.com/sports/2021/06/06/giants-pride-colors-logo/
The inside story of how rampant pitch-doctoring in MLB is pumping pitchers up and deflating offenses.
— Read on www.si.com/
Some names, like Babe Ruth, have become being immortalized in pop culture. Other like Hank Aaron, the Black player who eventually beat Ruth’s home run record, have gone mostly unrecognized.
— Read on www.3newsnow.com/news/local-news/great-plains-black-history-museum-tells-the-story-of-negro-baseball-league
DENVER — Jillian Geib has a designated color for almost every outcome that could happen in a baseball game.
— Read on gazette.com/content/tncms/live/
“It wouldn’t be fair,” said Sunny, an 8-year-old transgender athlete who’d be forced to play with boys if the anti-trans bill becomes a law.
— Read on abcnews.go.com/Sports/young-transgender-athletes-grappling-anti-trans-sports-legislation/story
Oakland Athletics rename Pride Night after Oakland native and MLB outfielder Glenn Burke
— Read on www.mercurynews.com/2021/06/04/as-to-honor-first-openly-gay-mlb-player-oakland-native-glenn-burke/
Cuba’s Baseball Team Fails To Make The Olympics — And It’s Canada’s Fault – https://www.npr.org/2021/06/04/1003348293/cubas-baseball-team-fails-to-make-the-olympics-and-its-canadas-fault