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Hammon Becomes First Female Full-Time NBA Coach

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Females Making Their Pitch For Equality

 By John Ventola

Even though she just became a teenager, it has been a pleasure watching 13-year-old Mo’Ne Davis prove herself worthy of playing on a boys team and showcasing her considerable talent by dominating the opposition at the Little League World Series in Williamsport, Pennsylvania. Davis’ performance is striking proverbial gold for gender equality only weeks after another sports announcement did the same for professional sports. Gregg Popovich, long time coach of the NBA’s world champion San Antonio Spurs, introduced Becky Hammon as the league’s first female full time coach. Continue reading