2021 Trailblazer of the Year: Kim Ng (Miami Marlins)

The first female general manager in the history of major North American men’s professional team sports, Kim Ng is an inspiration to so many.
— Read on www.baseballamerica.com/stories/2021-trailblazer-of-the-year-kim-ng-miami-marlins/

Japan’s Giants to establish women’s baseball team | NHK WORLD-JAPAN News

The Yomiuri Giants Japanese professional baseball club says it is forming a women’s team.
— Read on www3.nhk.or.jp/nhkworld/en/news/20211209_03/

Endeavor creates Diamond Baseball Holdings, plans to acquire 9 MiLB teams – The Athletic

https://theathletic.com/news/endeavor-creates-diamond-baseball-holdings-plans-to-acquire-9-milb-teams/IbV9vLVdonPo/

Major League Baseball to conduct signature youth tournament in India

New Delhi [India], December 7 (ANI): A historic occasion is set to take place as MLB India is in readiness to host MLB Cup, a youth tournament for the first time in India from December 10-12, 2021.
— Read on www.aninews.in/news/sports/others/major-league-baseball-to-conduct-signature-youth-tournament-in-india20211207142111/

Manhood – from the inside out – part 38 – baseball rebels – Oklahoma City, Oklahoma – Eminetra

https://eminetra.com/manhood-from-the-inside-out-part-38-baseball-rebels-oklahoma-city-oklahoma/866009/

The Washington Post Once shut out of the Hall of Fame, these Black ballplayers are getting another shot

Here are 7 finalists for the new name for Battle Creek’s baseball team

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/

A’s Bassitt jokingly auditions for NBA during MLB lockout

The Washington Post Perspective | The WTA stands up in decency, while the rest of sports bows to China’s tyranny

TD Bank’s New CIO Pushes for More Women in Tech – The Wall Street Journal.

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TD Bank’s New CIO Pushes for More Women in Tech

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The Washington Post Opinions | A son of Anacostia is up for the Baseball Hall of Fame

The Washington Post Sonia Sotomayor may not have ‘saved baseball’ in 1995, but she s et it on a path to labor peace

Sara Goodrum leaving Brewers, joining Astros player development

https://www.mlb.com/news/sara-goodrum-leaving-brewers-joining-astros-player-development

Beth Greenwood ’22 in a league of her own : NewsCenter

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/

The Washington Post Perspective | A football player couldn’t find a therapist who unde rstood Black, urban trauma. So, he decided to become one.

As Major League Baseball talks about diversity, the Cubs have to put words into more action – theathletic.com

As Major League Baseball talks about diversity, the Cubs have to put words into more action
https://theathletic.com/2975520/2021/11/24/as-major-league-baseball-talks-about-diversity-the-cubs-have-to-put-words-into-more-action/?source=user_shared_article

Springdale board to ask Naturals to share costs of women’s locker room

https://www.nwaonline.com/news/2021/nov/25/springdale-board-to-ask-naturals-to-share-costs/

A Former Uber Executive Takes a Fresh Approach to Self-Driving Vehicles – The Wall Street Journal.

A Former Uber Executive Takes a Fresh Approach to Self-Driving Vehicles

Dick’s Sporting Goods’ New CEO: Being a Female Leader Is a Huge Asset – The Wall Stree t Journal.

Dick’s Sporting Goods’ New CEO: Being a Female Leader Is a Huge Asset

YSU Baseball Staff to Host USA Baseball Community Coaching Clinic Dec. 21 – Youngstown State Athletics

https://www.ysusports.com/sports/bsb/2021-22/releases/usa-baseball-community-coaching-clinic

Why Giants’ Gabe Kapler sees Alyssa Nakken as a possible future MLB manager – sfchronicl e.com

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

Hockeyland: the Minnesota towns where high school players are stars
https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2021/nov/23/hockeyland-the-minnesota-towns-where-high-school-players-are-stars?CMP=Share_iOSApp_Other

HOCKEYLAND – DOC NYC

https://www.docnyc.net/film/hockeyland/

LATEST: Baseball and softball association to incorporate more girls | The Chronicle

https://www.chronicle.co.zw/latest-baseball-and-softball-association-to-incorporate-more-girls/

Nation’s Largest All-Girls Baseball Tournament Is Coming To NoCo

https://newcountry991.com/nations-largest-all-girls-baseball-tournament-is-coming-to-noco-in-2022/

King Richard (2021)

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King Richard (2021)
A look at how tennis superstars Venus and Serena Williams became who they are after the coaching from their father Richard Williams.

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Willie Mays Scholars | Giants Community Fund | San Francisco Giants

https://www.mlb.com/giants/community/fund/programs/willie-mays-scholars

Smell the Coffee: Middle East Women Brew Silent Revolution – OZY | A Modern Media Company

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/

Kim Kardashian funds plane for Afghan women’s soccer team that escaped Taliban control – The Washington Post

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/

With Leahy’s retirement, Vermont could finally send a woman to Congress – The Lily

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/

Former WNBA Star Renee Montgomery Has A New Position: Venture Capitalist

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/

The Black Trailblazer Who’s the Only Person in Baseball, Basketball Halls of Fame – HISTORY

Cumberland Posey was a dominant figure in Negro League baseball and the first African American athlete at two universities.
— Read on www.history.com/

In Mexico, an Indigenous Women’s Softball Team Breaks Barriers – The New York Times

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

Transgender athlete eligibility will no longed be based on testosterone, IOC says – The Washington Post

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/

Answer Man: AT&T tower an ‘eyesore’? Any plans to remove it?

“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/

The first women’s football players got medical criticism | Popular Science

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/

Girls baseball developing at 2021 Breakthrough Series

https://www.mlb.com/news/girls-baseball-developing-2021-breakthrough-series

Rockford Promise – Changing lives. Transforming the region.

Rockford Promise – Changing lives. Transforming the region.
— Read on rockfordpromise.org/

30 Stories for 30 Years | Giants Community Fund | San Francisco Giants

https://www.mlb.com/giants/community/fund/junior-giants/30-for-30

Weekly Blog | National Council of Youth Sports

https://www.ncys.org/category/weekly-blog/

National Youth Sports Day (NYSD) | National Council of Youth Sports

https://www.ncys.org/advocacy/national-youth-sports-day/

Olympic swimmer Cate Campbell says male coaches obsessed with weight of female athletes

Olympic swimmer Cate Campbell says male coaches obsessed with weight of female athletes
https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2021/nov/12/olympic-swimmer-cate-campbell-says-male-coaches-obsessed-with-weight-of-female-athletes?CMP=Share_iOSApp_Other

Hard Rock International donates to local organizations

https://www.wifr.com/2021/11/11/hard-rock-international-donates-local-organizations/

Breakthrough Series | Youth Baseball | MLB.com

https://www.mlb.com/breakthrough-series

Girls Baseball Breakthrough Series at Rangers Youth Academy

https://www.mlb.com/news/girls-baseball-breakthrough-series-at-rangers-youth-academy

What a software engineer does in a workday – The Lily

https://www.thelily.com/what-a-software-engineer-does-in-a-workday/

The Importance of Building a Brand in High School Sports Programs

https://www.nfhs.org/articles/the-importance-of-building-a-brand-in-high-school-sports-programs?ArtId=577427

Athletic Directors, Female Coaches Working for Equity in High School Sports

https://www.nfhs.org/articles/athletic-directors-female-coaches-working-for-equity-in-high-school-sports?ArtId=576738

Play ball for all: Trio of girls breaking baseball boundaries | Sports | loudountimes.com

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/

Tough love or verbal abuse? The new lines in coaching are hard to define. – The Washington Post

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/