Baseball to go on at local Ivy Tech | Colleges | The Journal Gazette

They’ll continue to play ball at Ivy Tech after this season.
Following the acceptance of a resolution by the board of Ivy Tech’s Fort Wayne campus Mo …
— Read on www.journalgazette.net/sports/colleges/20190407/baseball-to-go-on-at-local-ivy-tech

EXCLUSIVE: Title IX lawsuit filed against JeffCo BOE over Clay-Chalkville women’s sports | WBMA

The plaintiffs have come out swinging ina new lawsuit about the differences in treatment of Clay-Chalkville High School men’s and women’s sports. A Title lX lawsuit was filed Friday in federal court listing the Jefferson County Board of Education as the defendant. Plaintiffs are suing the JeffCo BOE and school district for unequal treatment of women’s athletics. Parents, grandparents and legal guardians are suing on behalf of girls who play softball and volleyball.
— Read on abc3340.com/news/local/exclusive-title-ix-lawsuit-filed-against-jeffco-boe-over-clay-chalkville-womens-sports

Women’s Baseball starts Sunday

A total of eight teams divided into two groups will take part in the competition – two-time winner Bangladesh Ansar, twice runners-up Bangladesh Police, newcomer Bangladesh Jute Mills Corporation, Dhaka, USCD Gazipur, Community Sports Club Dhaka, SKSP and Solaiman Sporting Club Dhaka

Source: Women’s Baseball starts Sunday

Minor League Baseball’s 2019 A to Z Guide

The 2019 Minor League Baseball season kicks off today at 2:05 p.m. ET with a pair of International League contests. Here are some things to keep an eye on this spring and summer.

Source: Minor League Baseball’s 2019 A to Z Guide

Taiwan female baseball umpire protests agains… | Taiwan News

My mother’s name is Taiwan, Liu replied.Baseball umpire Po Chun Liu protested Thursday against a tweet from the United Nations describing her as coming from “Taiwan, Province of China.”

Source: Taiwan female baseball umpire protests agains… | Taiwan News

Baseball is topic of Lorain Historical Society program series

The Lorain Historical Society has announced the schedule of events for the 2019 Literary Lorain program series, held April 8-11.

Source: Baseball is topic of Lorain Historical Society program series

Madera South freshman isn’t just a girl playing baseball | KMPH

A girl playing baseball in high school used to be unheard of. But for the second time in three years, that’s exactly what’s happening at a Central Valley school. In this case, it was in the genes. Kaelei Kajitani is not just a girl playing baseball. She’s a girl who pitches – and hits – as well as any boy on the Madera South JV team. “I’m not here to just mess around,” says Kajitani. “I’m here to actually play, try to help my team. And I do not like losing. I’m all about winning.
— Read on kmph.com/sports/local-sports/madera-south-freshman-isnt-just-a-girl-playing-baseball

Billy Beane On Baseball’s Future: His Ideas For Transforming The Game (Again)

Billy Beane personifies the inspiring best of entrepreneurship. As a new baseball season gets underway, here’s what this rightfully famed trailblazer sees ahead for the sport he already transformed once.
— Read on www.forbes.com/sites/steveforbes/2019/04/05/billy-beane-on-baseballs-future-his-ideas-for-transforming-the-game-again/

Bladen County eighth grade softball player has Major League dreams

Clarkton School of Discovery eighth grader Shy Ratliff plays softball but her true love is baseball.
— Read on www.wect.com/2019/04/05/bladen-county-eighth-grade-softball-player-has-major-league-dreams/

Breaking BC baseball boundaries: Local teen girl is playing with the boys | CTV News

The B.C. Premier Baseball League season opens this weekend, and there’s one player looking to make a major impact both on and off the field for the Whalley Chiefs.
— Read on bc.ctvnews.ca/mobile/surrey-teen-breaking-boundaries-on-the-diamond-proving-she-can-play-with-the-boys-1.4365102

Competitive streak earns Felicity Fonseca spot at Trailblazer Series in California

Fonseca, still shy of 5 feet tall, is a left-handed first baseman who also pitches — fastball, curveball, slider, changeup — and can play the outfield.
— Read on www.tcpalm.com/story/sports/high-school/baseball/2019/04/03/competitive-streak-earns-felicity-fonseca-spot-trailblazer-series-california/3358379002/

A League of their own: Bryan Co. Middle School Baseball team is female-led

The Bryan County Middle School baseball team looks like your average group of players.
— Read on www.wtoc.com/2019/04/04/league-their-own-bryan-co-middle-school-baseball-team-is-female-led/

» CSP Elite Baseball Development Podcast Giveaway

» CSP Elite Baseball Development Podcast Giveaway
— Read on ericcressey.com/csp-elite-baseball-development-podcast-giveaway

Front Office Sports Rising 25 Class of 2019 – Front Office Sports

This year’s Rising 25 Class of 2019 comes from a nominee pool of more than 350 young professionals from across the sports industry.
— Read on frntofficesport.com/rising-25-class-2019/

Cape Coral sophomore makes ‘playing ball like a girl’ cool – NBC2 News

Cape Coral sophomore makes ‘playing ball like a girl’ cool – NBC2 News
— Read on www.nbc-2.com/story/40241425/cape-coral-sophomore-makes-playing-ball-like-a-girl-cool

Pope: Women have ‘legitimate claims’ for justice, equality

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis said in a document released Tuesday that women have “legitimate claims” to seek more equality in the Catholic Church, but he stopped short of endorsing recent…
— Read on apnews.com/3a20d3d8e2824e52b9c51762402c49ec

BallerTV Takes Over Youth Sports Broadcasting One Game at a Time

In just its third year in operation, the livestreaming aims to broadcast 250,000 youth sporting events in 2019, with plenty more to come.
— Read on frntofficesport.com/ballertv-livestream/

NASA astronauts weigh in on the canceled all-female spacewalk

NASA astronauts Christina Koch and Anne McClain discuss details about canceled all-female spacewalk.

NASA astronauts Christina Koch and Anne McClain describe details behind why first all-female spacewalk were scrapped.

— Read on www.today.com/news/nasa-astronauts-weigh-canceled-all-female-spacewalk-t151306

Old Tappan triplet boy told he can’t be on softball team with sisters

The 9-year-old triplet wrote a letter to the borough asking to join his two sisters’ team, but he was denied. His parents are going to bat for him.
— Read on www.northjersey.com/story/news/bergen/2019/04/01/old-tappan-triplet-boy-told-he-cant-softball-team-sisters/3289222002/

The “Broad City” Finale: Abbi and Ilana’s Conscious Uncoupling | The New Yorker

Rachel Syme reviews the series finale of the HBO comedy “Broad City.”
— Read on www.newyorker.com/culture/on-television/the-end-of-broad-city-abbi-and-ilanas-conscious-uncoupling

Girl with a glove sparks youth league changes

If a woman can tote a gun, wearing Pat Garrett’s old badge, maybe Sergeant Sam Ramos’\u00a07-year-old girl could try hitting a coach-pitched baseball.
— Read on www.lcsun-news.com/story/opinion/2019/03/31/girl-glove-sparks-youth-league-changes/3310455002/

NJ baseball: South River’s Diamond Girl is ‘one of the guys’

Tiffany Fischer is a member of the South River High School baseball program

Source: NJ baseball: South River’s Diamond Girl is ‘one of the guys’

Pink-haired and precocious: Meet the Abbotsford teen who’s bashing down baseball barriers | CBC News

Talented 13-year-old Raine Padgham is attracting attention as one of the best young players in Canada.

Source: Pink-haired and precocious: Meet the Abbotsford teen who’s bashing down baseball barriers | CBC News

» Random Thoughts on Sports Performance Training – Installment 33

» Random Thoughts on Sports Performance Training – Installment 33
— Read on ericcressey.com/random-thoughts-sports-performance-training-33

Girl breaks barrier, makes boy’s baseball team – KXLH.com

Girl breaks barrier, makes boy’s baseball team – KXLH.com
— Read on kxlh.com/cnn-regional/2019/03/29/girl-breaks-barrier-makes-boys-baseball-team/

The Good Sport: Minor league baseball player lives on renovated school bus

Yahoo Sports is taking a weekly look at the true spirit of sport — highlights, miracles and acts of kindness that will warm your heart and go beyond the game.
— Read on www.yahoo.com/entertainment/the-good-sport-mlb-player-lives-in-a-bus-193214878.html

Baseball Was My Life. Then I Stopped Being Able to Throw the Ball. – The New York Times

It’s called the yips, and it’s a sudden inability to play. I had to find my way out of it.
— Read on www.nytimes.com/2019/03/28/style/self-care/baseball-yips.html

Goodyear girl breaks barrier, makes boy’s middle school baseball team

“I think it’s kind of cool showing girls it doesn’t matter what sport you try out for or play, it doesn’t matter if you play with boys or girls, it’s all the same,” said Stacey Garcia.
— Read on www.abc15.com/news/region-west-valley/goodyear/goodyear-teen-breaks-barrier-makes-baseball-team

She is a baseball trailblazer | Delta Optimist

Marika Lyszczyk is a baseball trailblazer and she is far from done. The Tsawwassen teen is poised to become the first female to play in the B.C. Premier Baseball League this coming season and the. . .
— Read on www.delta-optimist.com/sports/she-is-a-baseball-trailblazer-1.23772422

Court Rules In EMU’s Favor Regarding Reinstating Women’s Baseball | WEMU

A court has ruled in Eastern Michigan University’s favor in the latest battle over reinstating a women’s sports program.
— Read on www.wemu.org/post/court-rules-emu-s-favor-regarding-reinstating-women-s-baseball

50 Female Entrepreneurs Everyone Should Know | Crunchbase

We highlight 50 female entrepreneurs to watch in 2019. These women are solving problems and producing innovative solutions, for all members of society.
— Read on about.crunchbase.com/blog/50-female-entrepreneurs-list/

The MLBPA Has Embraced Athlete-Driven Marketing – Front Office Sports

Through a new partnership with opendorse, the Major League Baseball Players Association has given its members a tool to build their digital brands.
— Read on frntofficesport.com/mlbpa-athlete-driven-marketing/

Breakdancing among four sports proposed for provisional inclusion at Paris 2024 by IOC Executive Board

Breakdancing, skateboarding, surfing and sport climbing becoming part of the Paris 2024 programme…

— Read on www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1077303/breakdancing-among-four-sports-proposed-for-provisional-inclusion-at-paris-2024-by-ioc-executive-board

Teamworks | Athlete Engagement Platform

Teamworks is a powerful collaboration platform trusted by universities, professional teams and organizations to keep their entire team moving forward.
— Read on www.teamworks.com/

Take the field with @MLB on Twitter in 2019

The Major League Baseball season is around the corner and with engaging new content this year, Twitter is the place where fans can come to view live video and near-real time highlights, and join the M
— Read on blog.twitter.com/en_us/topics/events/2019/Take-the-field-with-MLB-on-Twitter-in-2019.html

Manfred – Non-stars less valuable in analytics age

Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred said clubs aren’t paying players for past production.
— Read on www.espn.com/mlb/story/_/id/26374280

NASA astronaut Anne McClain speaks out about all-female spacewalk change – CNET

Anne McClain and Christina Koch were originally scheduled to take the historic spacewalk from the ISS on Friday.
— Read on www.cnet.com/news/nasa-astronaut-anne-mcclain-speaks-out-about-all-female-spacewalk-change/

Opinion | What the Failed All-Female Spacewalk Tells Us About Office Temperature – The New York Times

In a for-men, by-men world, the little things still really do hurt women.
— Read on www.nytimes.com/2019/03/27/opinion/nasa-female-spacewalk.html

Think Female Athletes Deserve No Respect? I Wrote This Just for You | Fanbuzz

In a world where more articles cover animals than women’s sports, female athletes earn little respect or acclaim because of their gender.
— Read on fanbuzz.com/college-softball/female-athletes-respect/

Everett High baseball player switches to college softball | HeraldNet.com

Megan Dedrick was a high school baseball star and excels for Loyola Marymount’s softball team.
— Read on www.heraldnet.com/sports/everett-high-baseball-player-switches-to-college-softball/

Naperville girls earn plumbing merit badges for the first time as part of Boy Scouts – Naperville Sun

Naperville girls earn plumbing merit badges for the first time as part of Boy Scouts – Naperville Sun
— Read on www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/naperville-sun/news/ct-nvs-girls-getting-boy-scout-plumbing-badge-st-0324-story.html

Betsy DeVos strikes out — in court – POLITICO

Judges have rebuffed the education secretary’s attempts to pause or change a range of Obama-era policies.
— Read on www.politico.com/story/2019/03/21/devos-roll-back-obama-policies-1288782

Teenage girl from Queens catching the attention of Major League Baseball with her skills | WPIX 11 New York

Forget “A League of Their Own”, Olivia Pichardo is perfectly comfortable playing with the boys. The Queens native is catching the attention of Major League Baseball and striking out the competition. Pichardo’s parents put a ball in her hand the minute she started walking at 8 months old.
— Read on pix11.com/2019/03/20/teenage-girl-from-queens-catching-the-attention-of-major-league-baseball-with-her-skills/

IOC Awards 2019 Women and Sport trophies to gender equality advocates – Olympic News

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) celebrated this evening six role models and change-makers in advancing women and girls in and through sport. In partnership with UN Women, a dedicated Awards Ceremony was held on the side-lines of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) at the United Nations headquarters in New York, USA.
Six trophies. One goal.
— Read on www.olympic.org/news/ioc-awards-2019-women-and-sport-trophies-to-gender-equality-advocates

‘Getting to Watch Baseball for Work’ – WSJ

Haley Alvarez, whose Oakland Athletics open up the baseball season in Japan today, on climbing the ranks in the male-dominated industry: “Women are obviously people who haven’t played baseball at a higher level, but I look around me, and most men haven’t, either.”
— Read on www.wsj.com/articles/getting-to-watch-baseball-for-work-11553074201

Redmond sisters have got that ‘MLB Grit’ | Redmond Reporter

Tsujikawas participate in girls baseball invitational in Dallas.
— Read on www.redmond-reporter.com/sports/redmond-sisters-have-got-that-mlb-grit/

East Hampton’s Becca Kuperschmid Enjoyed Her Time With MLB Grit by Drew Budd, 27east.com

www.27east.com/mobile/article.cfm//General-Interest-EH/586178/East-Hamptons-Becca-Kuperschmid-Enjoyed-Her-Time-With-MLB-Grit

Do What’s Right, MLB – an open letter to Major League Baseball

www.dowhatsrightmlb.org/

Stewart’s love for baseball keeps growing, as does her skill [column] | Baseball | lancasteronline.com

Sydney Stewart’s first love has lasted nearly nine years, and the passing of time only seems to make it grow stronger.
— Read on lancasteronline.com/content/tncms/live/

Front Office Sports on Twitter: “On April 13th, the Sounders and Mariners are teaming up to offer fans the chance to attend two games in one day for $50. Fans will get to sit in the 300 level at CenturyLink Field and in the 100 level at T-Mobile Park. The package also comes with a co-branded pair of socks. https://t.co/gjYe9M6ybD” / Twitter

Front Office Sports on Twitter: “On April 13th, the Sounders and Mariners are teaming up to offer fans the chance to attend two games in one day for $50. Fans will get to sit in the 300 level at CenturyLink Field and in the 100 level at T-Mobile Park. The package also comes with a co-branded pair of socks. https://t.co/gjYe9M6ybD” / Twitter
— Read on mobile.twitter.com/frntofficesport/status/1107025238519246848