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Eight women breaking barriers in men’s sports as coaches, referees and broadcasters

 

Eight women breaking barriers in men’s sports as coaches, referees and broadcasters

A league of their own, indeed!

From coaches to referees to broadcasters, women are breaking down barriers and stereotypes in the sporting world.

Here’s a look at 8 females charging up the court, firing up footballs players and even explain how to hit a curveball:

Becky Hammon, Spurs assistant coach Eight women breaking barriers in men’s sports as coaches, referees and broadcasters

Former WNBA great — she was inducted into the New York Liberty Ring of Honor in August — Becky Hammon was hired as an assistant coach for the San Antonio Spurs in August 2014, becoming the first full-time, salaried female coach in NBA history.

Hammon also became the first female head coach in the NBA’s Summer League when she led the Spurs to the Las Vegas Summer League title in July.[…]

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