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NBA commissioner Adam Silver wants a female head coach ‘sooner than later’

The NBA seems closer to hiring a female head coach than any of the four major North American sports leagues, and Adam Silver would like it to happen as soon as possible.ESPN interviewed the NBA commissioner Tuesday about the league and LeanIn.org’s launch of their gender equality awareness campaign, and Silver had plenty to say about woman coaching and officiating in the NBA. In...
Via NESN.com
March 28, 2017  |  Discuss

Remember when the Spurs and Bucks combined to score 337 points in a game?

According to My Top Sportsbooks, the chances are slim that the Eastern Michigan Eagles will  be able to participate in the annual spectacle that is March Madnesss this season. However, George Gervin, Eastern Michigan’s greatest basketball export, helped lead a springtime scoring exhibition of such magnitude that even the present-day offensive superpowers like the Golden State...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
March 06, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Bills hire NFL’s first full-time female assistant coach

According to a report from Pro Football Talk, the Buffalo Bills have hired Kathryn Smith to be the team’s new special teams quality control coach. Smith will be the first full-time assistant coach in NFL history. This comes a year after the Arizona Cardinals hired Jen Welter to serve as an assistant coach during training camp and the preseason. She was in charge of working with...
Via Sportsnaut
January 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Becky Hammon, NBA’s First Female Head Coach, Wins Summer League Title

Forget shattering glass backboards. Becky Hammon is shattering the glass ceiling instead. Hammon, a WNBA legend, made headlines last summer when she retired from the WNBA and became an assistant for San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich. This summer, Hammon again made headlines when she was tasked with leading the team’s summer league squad, becoming the league’s first...
Via NESN.com
July 21, 2015  |  Discuss

The 14 'Wonder Women' athletes of 2014

The stunts and skills professional athletes perform are superhuman compared to those we, the couch-sitting observers, have ever attempted to take out. I mean carry out. Takeout is the food..... The post The 14 Wonder Women Athletes Of 2014 appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
Via The Sports Fan Journal
December 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Why Hammon and the Spurs are a good fit

It was the biggest offseason news from the San Antonio Spurs this past summer. They made a historic move as they hired former San Antonio Stars guard Becky Hammon to be an assistant coach, making her the first paid female assistant coach in NBA history. Fast forward a few months and it seems Hammon and […]
Via Project Spurs
December 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Spurs hire WNBA star Becky Hammon as assistant

Becky Hammon has been defying the odds her entire basketball life. Now, the ultimate underdog is preparing for her biggest challenge yet. Hammon accepted a coaching position with the San Antonio Spurs on Tuesday, making her the first full-time paid female NBA assistant coach. She will begin her new job when her current one, playing in the WNBA for the San Antonio Stars, is over at...
Via Fox Sports San Diego
August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

GALLERY: Women trailblazers in sports

Becky Hammon broke barriers on Tuesday after she became the first paid assistant coach in NBA history. That said, the new San Antonio Spurs assistant is not the first and she won’t be the last woman to accomplish an unprecedented feat in the world of sports. Throughout the last century, women have paved the road for the future generations by either dominating in the Olympics, tennis...
Via NESN.com
August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

WNBA star Hammon hired as Spurs assistant coach

The San Antonio Spurs didn't shake up their roster this offseason. Their coaching staff is a different story. The NBA champions announced the hiring veteran WNBA player Becky Hammon as an assistant coach Tuesday. Hammon is the second female assistant coach in NBA history. "I very much look forward to the addition of Becky Hammon to our staff," Spurs coach Gregg Popovich said in a...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
August 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Spurs Hire Becky Hammon As First Female Assistant Coach In NBA History

The San Antonio Spurs made a potentially landscape-altering coaching decision on Tuesday afternoon. The Spurs announced that they have hired Becky Hammon as an assistant coach. Hammon will become the first female assistant coach in NBA history. “I very much look forward to the addition of Becky Hammon to our staff,” Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich said in a statement released...
Via NESN.com
August 05, 2014  |  Discuss
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