“I’m taking my obsessions to the next level”: First black woman MLB coach to speak at CSUB | News

As the first black woman coach in Major League Baseball history, Bianca Smith has heard the question too many times to count: How can women coach men? “My answer is that men train women all the time.” When a guy gets a job coaching a women’s sport, no one asks how.” But Smith, 31, is … Read more

Texas Tech rallies for a 51-48 OT victory over Oklahoma

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Trey Wolf made a 35-yard field goal in overtime after a tying kick in the final seconds of regulation, Texas Tech erased an 18-point deficit in a 51-48 win over Oklahoma Saturday night. Dillon Gabriel threw for 449 yards and six touchdowns, but the OU quarterback was briefly sidelined in the … Read more

Carlos Correa Free Agency: Matchmakers, Scouts, Corporate

With the 2022 season winding down and the Hot Stove poised to burn, we’re taking a closer look at some of the top players eligible for free agency. Noun: Carlos CorreaSite: shortstopTeam: Minnesota TwinsAge (as of opening day 2023): 28Statistics for 2022: .291/.366/.467, 22 hours, 64 RBIs, 70 y.m. As a fellow shortstop free agent … Read more

Educational Lecture Series Bringing the World to Solon Seniors | Chagrin Valley Times

Claudia O’Brien’s journey in sharing international culture with other Solon residents began innocently enough. She is asked by her friend Jill Frankel, the city’s director of senior services, to help with a lecture series for seniors. Ms. O’Brien, who previously volunteered with the Federal Church Seniors’ Group, said she would do whatever was needed. “Jill … Read more

World Cup: German players protest FIFA’s ban on LGBT symbols

Al Rayyan, Qatar – German players put their hands over their mouths during pre-match pics and wore rainbow stripes on their jerseys and sneakers ahead of Wednesday’s match with Japan, the most dramatic protest yet against FIFA’s efforts to prevent World Cup teams from protesting Qatar’s poor human rights record. Germany was one of seven … Read more

Pamplin Media Group – Jacoby Ellsbury Inducted into the Hall of Fame

The Madras and OSU product had an electric start with the Red Sox, signed a massive contract with the Yankees, and battled injuries throughout his MLB career. Madras High School graduate Jacoby Ellsbury is in the National Baseball Hall of Fame for the first time this year. Ellsbury is on the ballot along with 27 … Read more