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WNBA President Laurel Richie Photo by Sophia Hantzes

WNBA President Laurel Richie Photo by Sophia Hantzes

Oct. 17 |   It was “a terrific summer for women’s sports,” proclaimed WNBA President Laurel Richie in her second “State of the League” address on Sunday prior to the first game of the 2012 Finals. From Title IX’s 40-year celebration to the...

Richie’s ‘rookie’ year as WNBA pres  brings progress

Richie’s ‘rookie’ year as WNBA pres brings progress

Jun. 6 |     Under Laurel Richie’s leadership after being named WNBA president in 2011, a national cell phone company signed a multiyear deal and became the first league-wide marquee partner — one of eight new corporate marketing partnerships. “We...

Black athlete manifesto:  Can today’s players take a stand for Black consciousness?

Black athlete manifesto: Can today’s players take a stand for Black consciousness?

Mar. 7 |     Are today’s Black athletes that oblivious to their history? Many either don’t know or don’t want to know when Black athletes were consistent targets for the then-and-still-majority-White media. Times, they say, are different now...

Sport world still rife with gender inequities

Sport world still rife with gender inequities

Jan. 11 |     Why do mainstream media love “outing” female athletes whether they are single or married, gay or straight, but won’t do the same with their male counterparts? “I think it is a fair question,” said the University of Minnesota...

2012 NCAA changes for women’s and men’s basketball

2012 NCAA changes for women’s and men’s basketball

Dec. 28 |   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer Among the items to be discussed at the NCAA Convention in January is a proposal to help grow women’s college basketball. The Division I Women’s Basketball Committee has been gathering information from conferences...

Hoops odds and ends – More women’s games on ESPN — but still just a blip

Hoops odds and ends – More women’s games on ESPN — but still just a blip

Nov. 16 |     By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   ESPN will show a record-high 130 women’s basketball games this season on its family of channels: ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU and ESPN3. Along with their Full Court’s pay-per-view package, nearly 250...
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