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Big Ten expansion brings new challenges to women’s hoops

Big Ten expansion brings new challenges to women’s hoops

Nov. 15 | Big Ten women’s basketball — not football — has been the most impacted sport ever since the conference first expanded in 1990. First, it was Penn State, then Nebraska in 2011, and now Maryland and Rutgers, who this summer officially became...

Nielsen report reveals racial divide  in sports media viewership

Nielsen report reveals racial divide in sports media viewership

Mar. 6 | Blacks, Latinos and Asians on average spent more time visiting sports sites on the computer and watching sports videos on the computer last year than the U.S. average, says a new Nielsen report. Nielsen’s 2013 Year in Sports Media Report found that...

Women in sport films festival features legendary college hoops coaches

Women in sport films festival features legendary college hoops coaches

Feb. 26 |                 By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Besides Black History Month, February also honors the accomplishments of women and girls in sport. The University of Minnesota’s Tucker Center for Research...

Final 4 memories

Final 4 memories

Apr. 9 |       As this year’s NCAA tournaments crown new men’s and women’s national champions, this reporter took a stroll down my own memory lanes. I didn’t begin watching college hoops until the mid-to-late 1960s – I sneaked downstairs...

More from C. Vivian Stringer: Black women deserve opportunities to coach

More from C. Vivian Stringer: Black women deserve opportunities to coach

May. 10 |     By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   C. Vivian Stringer has been head women’s basketball coach at Rutgers since 1995. Over 13 of her players later became WNBA draft picks. She is a strong advocate for Black women choosing a coaching...

Hall of Fame coach took father’s advice, stood up for what’s right

Hall of Fame coach took father’s advice, stood up for what’s right

May. 9 |     I first met C. Vivian Stringer back in the late 1980s when she was the head coach at Iowa and I was a radio reporter covering the visiting Gophers there. She discussed at length her concerns about Proposition 48, then a new NCAA-passed...

Time to dispense with the ‘One Plays’?

Time to dispense with the ‘One Plays’?

Jan. 11 |     By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   The Big Ten for several seasons has assembled 16-game regular-season schedules in which each team has six single-game opponents each year. Minnesota, for example, only plays Indiana, Michigan State,...

Ex-Lynx All-Star one of few Black female head coaches

Ex-Lynx All-Star one of few Black female head coaches

Dec. 21 |         By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Not counting HBCUs, there might be 20 Black women head coaches today in collegiate basketball among over 300 NCAA schools. “It’s tough,” admits Tonya Edwards. “I think as...