American women’s soccer has been trying to overcome the lack of diversity in the past

Portland, OR. (AP) — Crystal Dunn was often the only black girl in youth soccer clubs, and even when she finally made it to the national team, she did her hair and makeup for a photo shoot because “there wasn’t someone setting me up.” While the US National Team has become steadily more representative, Dunn … Read more

Noel Quinn went to Africa for training camps. The flight was much bigger than basketball for the Storm coach. | Storm

SEATTLE – Once the invitation was extended, there was no way Noel Quinn was going to say no. Some time ago, her friend Monica Rogers, who leads basketball operations for the NBA’s elite, approached Coach Storm about traveling to Senegal to attend the NBA Academy’s women’s camp in Africa to teach basketball and leadership skills … Read more