REBLOG: Three players of color chosen in first round of 2017 NHL Draft — TheColorOfHockey

CHICAGO – Three players of color took center stage at the 2017 National Hockey League Draft at Chicago’s United Center Friday night. Two major junior hockey players of Asian heritage and a black French-Canadian player were chosen in the first round of the 31-team draft. And Ryan Reaves, a pugnacious veteran forward, was traded by […] … More REBLOG: Three players of color chosen in first round of 2017 NHL Draft — TheColorOfHockey

Title IX at 45: Remembering Patsy Takemoto Mink

Originally titled Women’s History Wednesday: Patsy Takemoto Mink for MyWSports Photo: Retrieved from The Patsy Takemoto Mink Center U.S Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard is currently serving her second term as representative of the second district in Hawaii. Despite being elected to the Hawai’i State Legislature at the age of 21, despite tours in the Middle East with … More Title IX at 45: Remembering Patsy Takemoto Mink

New Episode Alert! Title IX at 45

Title IX reads “No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance.” Many in women’s sports praise the law as groundbreaking for access and opportunity for girls and women … More New Episode Alert! Title IX at 45

Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame: Q&A with Coach Louise O’Neal

I was on-hand at the 2017 Women’s Basketball hall of Fame induction ceremony for the Female Coaching Network.  Louise O’Neal was the first inductee I spoke with during the media session.  O’Neal chatted about her time with Southern Connecticut and Yale University – including a connection to part-owner of the Seattle Storm, Lisa Brummel. “One of … More Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame: Q&A with Coach Louise O’Neal

Beyond The Game Episode 5: Ayna Battaglino talks Mental Health Awareness

Anya Battaglino is a professional hockey player with the Connecticut Whale of the National Women’s Hockey League (NWHL). Battaglino will return for a third season with the Whale as a roster player. New episode of #BeyondTheGame airs tonight at 6pm. https://t.co/y0JTCkrPvs #EndTheStigma @DoubleGSports — Erica L. Ayala (@elindsay08) June 13, 2017 Recently, she opened up … More Beyond The Game Episode 5: Ayna Battaglino talks Mental Health Awareness