Koger, Cheek receive Women’s Sports Museum Trailblazer Awards

Baltimore native and Pennsylvania resident, Ann Koger, recently received the Women’s Sports Museum’s inaugural Trailblazer Lifetime Achievement Award in Sarasota, Florida. One of four trailblazers honored for their contributions to athletics and journalism, Koger was celebrated at the second annual fundraising gala hosted by the nonprofit organization founded by former All-American Girls Professional Baseball League player, Sue (Parsons) Zipay, and her teammates. … Continue reading Koger, Cheek receive Women’s Sports Museum Trailblazer Awards

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Female athletes celebrated nationwide for contributions to humanity, Title IX

  Throughout the United States this week, women have been celebrated and lauded for their significant contributions to humanity and athletic achievements. Paying homage to legendary champions, girls on the local field and unsung heroines of sport, the Women’s Sports Foundation, Women Sports Film Festival and Women’s Sports Museum have rightfully spotlighted women and girls in sport. “This year marks … Continue reading Female athletes celebrated nationwide for contributions to humanity, Title IX

Diversity & Inclusion in Sports: Rattler Kamau Murray latest to join list of Grand Slam coaches with HBCU roots | HuffPost

For more than a decade, Kamau Murray has committed himself to using the sport of tennis to empower, educate and inspire young people of Chicago. On Sunday, Murray joined a list of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) alum — including Dr. Robert Walter “Whirlwind” Johnson and John Wilkerson — that have gone on to become professional tennis coaches, … Continue reading Diversity & Inclusion in Sports: Rattler Kamau Murray latest to join list of Grand Slam coaches with HBCU roots | HuffPost