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balkovec
April 12, 2022

Rachel Balkovec Wins First Professional Game as Manager

Rachel Balkovec, the first woman to manage an MLB-affiliated minor league team, took home her first professional victory over the weekend. Balkovec, 34, is no stranger to breaking down barriers. She became the first woman to be a full-time minor l...


women
February 3, 2022

Social Media Reacts to National Girls & Women in Sports Day

With Wednesday, February 3, marking National Girls and Women in Sports Day, the sports world took to social media to show its appreciation for women in girls in athletics. From the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) to Ma...


yankees
January 11, 2022

Yankees Hire Rachel Balkovec to Manage Low-A Team

Rachel Balkovec will become the first female manager in affiliated professional baseball, tabbed by the Yankees to manage the Low-A Tampa Tarpons next season, according to a report from MLB.com. She confirmed the news to MLB.com late Sunday nig...


Wrigley Field, home of the Chicago Cubs
March 2, 2020

Chicago Cubs coach Will Venable turns to Pete Carroll for coaching advice

Chicago Cubs third base coach Will Venable has spent his entire life in the eye of the baseball world. [caption id="attachment_28786" align="alignright" width="300"] Photo: Ian DAndrea, Wikimedia Commons[/caption] Venable himself is the son of ...


May 25, 2016

Study: 48.8% of NBA players related to ‘elite athletes’

A new study conducted by the Wall Street Journal suggests the best path to the NBA might be having a professional athlete in the family. [caption id="attachment_15949" align="alignright" width="279"] Klay Thompson, son of Mychal Thompson, is among...