Sports Celebrate Pride Month

In honor of Pride Month, we here at She Writes Sports wanted to share some posts made by athletes, teams, and leagues speaking up on the matter. The NHL posted letting fans know Hockey is for everyone. https://twitter.com/NHL/status/1276500473319616512?s=19 https://twitter.com/PR_NHL/status/1276518113866113030?s=19 Meanwhile the Philadelphia Flyers and Gritty made a few posts including message from the team. https://twitter.com/NHLFlyers/status/1276545856070615040?s=19…

In the Community: The Turners

Recently during the 2020 ESPY awards, the Los Angeles Dodgers were honored for the Sports Humanitarian Team Award. ESPN gives the award to one team that shows how teamwork can create an impact on a community or cause. In the case of the Dodgers, their work with the Dodgers Foundation in the Los Angeles community…

Happy Father’s Day!

Photo credit: Heather Barry Claude Giroux is celebrating his first Father's Day. He and his wife Ryanne welcomed their first child, Gavin James, into the world last August. Ryanne often posts sweet moments of Claude with Gavin on her stories including bathtime, bike riding, storytime, rollerblading walks and holding Gavin while skating at family skates.…

NASCAR Makes Powerful Statements Against Racism

It's no secret that the death of George Floyd has completely rocked this country, and arguably, the world. We saw Black Lives Matter protests across all 50 states and in different countries across the globe. Along with these protests, we have seen a disruption in the sports world as well. We've seen Drew Brees become…

The New Wave of Women in Leadership Positions in Basketball-An Examination of Change Featuring RJ White, Owner of Vipers Pro Basketball

As women, we constantly have to hear that we need to "break the glass ceiling." We are constantly encouraged to break this metaphorical ceiling built by the workplace oppression that came before us. We often have to work 10 times harder than our male coworkers to get equal recognition for our contributions. To break a…