“I feel like I’m just a flower that’s getting great roots, but far from blooming,” she said to reporters earlier this week.Record and girly metaphors aside, what’s most exciting is that Hammon has broken up the boys’ club of the NBA. While she remains sheepish about her role as a pioneer or catalyst of change, she very much recognizes that this may open a door for other women and, at some point, even allow female leaders in the male dominated NBA to be commonplace.”Basketball is basketball, athletes are athletes, and great players want to be coached,” she said. “Now that this door has opened, maybe we’ll see more of it, and hopefully it will not be a news story.”.
Years have gone by and I’ve finally learned to accept myself for who I am: a beggar for good soccer. I go about the world, hand outstretched, and in the stadiums I plead: “A pretty move, for the love of God.” And when good soccer happens, I give thanks for the miracle and I don’t give a damn which team or country performs it.” Taken from Eduardo Galeno Soccer in Sun and ShadowISS 328 Culture of SoccerNOTE: I recorded a podcast with Collin Barnwell, Vice President of the Magic City Brigade, the Birmingham Hammers’ Supporters Group ahead of the Atlanta Silverbacks/Birmingham Hammers game at Silverbacks Park. The recording didn turn out as well as I had hoped so I transcribed it.
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The longer spots begin with a message delivered by Obama in 2015, at the launch of the My Brother’s Keeper (MBK) Alliance. “I want you to know: you matter,” he said. “There’s nothing, not a single thing, that’s more important to the future of America than whether or not young people all across this country can achieve their dreams.”.