Pennsylvania twins make history, sign National Letters of Intent committing to UVA

https://baldwinschool.smugmug.com/Athletics/Barnett-Athletic-Signing/i-vRHtVxH/A Hundreds of prospective student-athletes enrolling in National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) member, four-year institutions excitedly signed their National Letters of Intent (NLI) during the early signing period which closed last week. A binding agreement between a prospective student-athlete and one of the 650 NCAA Division I and NCAA Division II NLI member institution, prospective student-athletes agree to attend the selected institution full-time … Continue reading Pennsylvania twins make history, sign National Letters of Intent committing to UVA

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Pennsylvania twins make history, sign National Letters of Intent committing to UVA [PHOTO GALLERY]

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Women’s Sports Foundation hosts Athlete Leadership Connection for athletes, by athletes

Two years ago the Women’s Sports Foundation (WSF) hosted the first-ever Athlete Leadership Connection , a full-day event dedicated to advancing and inspiring champion women athletes. The Connection provides participants an opportunity to gain unparalleled insight and interactions with sports and business industry leaders. “I had such an amazing experience. It’s really neat to hear that all these women who … Continue reading Women’s Sports Foundation hosts Athlete Leadership Connection for athletes, by athletes

PHOTO & VIDEO GALLERY | An American Tale: Kevin Anderson’s US Open journey highlights S. Africans’ influence on American, global tennis

Later today in the 20-year-old Arthur Ashe Stadium, on the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center campus, America’s second oldest major sporting event will come to a conclusion. South African Kevin Anderson will take on Rafeal Nadal. Check out a few photos and videos of the good 'Old Boy.' https://twitter.com/kwesesports/status/906403651341754368/photo/1 https://www.instagram.com/p/BI3DkNRA-Gw/?taken-by=realifetennis https://www.instagram.com/p/BYzuLXfh9Op/?taken-by=usopen https://www.instagram.com/p/BY0x9ucFVd6/?taken-by=kandersonatp https://www.instagram.com/p/BY0_zVkBYkJ/?taken-by=usopenContinue reading PHOTO & VIDEO GALLERY | An American Tale: Kevin Anderson’s US Open journey highlights S. Africans’ influence on American, global tennis

Diversity & Inclusion in Sports: African-American men leading America’s tennis industry [2nd Edition]

The 2017 US Open Tennis Championships has crowned its 2017 Women’s Singles champion, Sloane Stephens, who walked away with the win over her good friend, Madison Keys. Tomorrow, Rafael Nadal will take on South Africa’s Kevin Anderson for the men’s crown. Celebrating the 20th year of hosting the finals in the wondrous Arthur Ashe Stadium, … Continue reading Diversity & Inclusion in Sports: African-American men leading America’s tennis industry [2nd Edition]

In the face of adversity, African-American parents and alum stay committed to UVA

“As a “D1 Mom” raising twin high school senior athletes, I found myself waking [up] at 3:33 AM as I considered the notion that one of my daughters had committed to play lacrosse at the University of Virginia,” said Jacqueline Jeffries Barnett, referencing JAY-Z’s acclaimed album 4:44. “Myla Grace was recruited to play lacrosse [at the … Continue reading In the face of adversity, African-American parents and alum stay committed to UVA

Darby’s Eric Futch headed to world championships | The Philadelphia Tribune

Weeks removed from winning the 400-meter hurdles event that helped the University of Florida Gators earn a second straight team national title at the NCAA Outdoor Championships, Eric Futch won the men’s 400-meter hurdles at the USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships, in Sacramento, Calif., on Sunday. “I ran with my heart and my guts,” … Continue reading Darby’s Eric Futch headed to world championships | The Philadelphia Tribune