Ng becomes the highest-ranking woman in baseball operations in the major leagues, and she is believed to be the first female GM for a men’s team in a major professional sport in North America, the Marlins said.
Their opening was an official part of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics’ Programme, making it the first “Pride House” officially recognized by the International Olympics Committee.
Burke has called NBA games for ESPN since Disney first broadcasted Association contests in 2003. Per the AP, Burke became the first woman to become a full-time network NBA game analyst in 2017.
All three NBA playoff games scheduled for Wednesday have been postponed, with players around the league choosing to boycott in their strongest statement yet against racial injustice.
The Tour de France was delayed until August 29 due to the pandemic, but a virtual version of the race will begin as scheduled in July. The virtual race will include women for the first time in the event’s history. Organizers also plan to have an in-person large-scale female race by 2022.
The English Premier League returned Wednesday with Aston Villa taking on Sheffield United and Manchester City playing Arsenal. “Black Lives Matter” stretched from end to end on the back of each player’s jersey, rather than displaying a name.
Not only will Formula 1 focus on reducing emissions of their cars, but they will also aim to run all their operation facilities on 100 per cent renewable energy.
The decision is a major shift for the NCAA, which had historically been steadfast in prohibiting college athletes from being paid.
Gov. Gavin Newsom passed SB 206, also known as the Fair Pay to Play Act, that allows college athletes to profit from their name, image and likeness.
The 22-year-old just became the first gymnast to ever attempt and land a double-twisting, double somersault dismount off the balance beam.