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The Sexist Garbage Women Athletes Face, According to a WNBA Star

The Sexist Garbage Women Athletes Face, According to a WNBA Star

  Elena Delle Donne, a six-foot-five forward for the WNBA’s Chicago Sky, was named Rookie of the Year in 2013 and MVP just two years later. The powerhouse athlete can play four different positions, and last season she hit a staggering 95 percent of her free throws, becoming only the fourth player in history — male or female — to …

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NBA coach Becky Hammon is breaking boundaries for women in sports – Fortune

Becky Hammon, the first-ever female NBA Summer League head coach, spoke exclusively with Fortune about leadership: “#Basketball is basketball…and great players want to be coached.” One year ago, the San Antonio Spurs grabbed headlines when the team named Becky Hammon one of its assistant coaches. Various news outlets wrote that the Spurs “made history.” Hammon was flooded with interview requests. …

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2014 Sportswomen of the Year: Wall girls basketball team – San Angelo Standard Times

In their sixth try at the girls state basketball tournament, the Wall Lady Hawks finally returned home with the gold. Curated from 2014 Sportswomen of the Year: Wall girls basketball team – San Angelo Standard Times  

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Kenya’s women basketball team deserves support and praise.

Starafrica.com – The Kenyan women basketball team swept aside all opposition at the African Zone 5 games to qualify for the Ladies Afro-Basket Competition where they equally has a brilliant performance. Despite plenty of rumours talking about an alleged poor performance during such a competition, the basketball ladies despite their inability to win a championship were able to defend the …

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Jayco ups support for women’s basketball in Australia

By Michael Long (SportsPro) – Basketball Australia has confirmed a new multi-year deal with Jayco that will see the caravan and camping company sponsor the body’s entire women’s national team programme. Jayco has been a sponsor of the Opals, Australia’s national senior women’s team, since 2010 and has now opted to increase its support to other age groups, including the …

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Women’s Basketball Team excited to get tested.

    By Celest R. Flores, INQUIRER.net MANILA, Philippines — After a two-year layoff, Discovery Perlas ng Pilipinas, the country’s women’s basketball team, is just excited to get its mettle tested anew. So Perlas ng Pilipinas is expected to go all out to defend its title against two nations, Australia and Singapore, in the 2nd Discovery Women’s Basketball Invitational slated …

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Clemens commits to D-1 Western Illinois women’s hoops

MUSCATINE, Iowa — Emily Clemens’ senior season won’t be her last in purple and gold. By Nick Cusick (muscatinejournal.com) – After visiting Western Illinois University’s campus in Macomb, Ill., Wednesday, Clemens, a senior-to-be at Muscatine High School, gave a verbal commitment to play for the Fighting Leathernecks’ Division I women’s basketball program on a full-ride starting the 2014-15 season. “I’ve …

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