Jennifer Ring’s new book “A Game of Their Own” shares the stories of women who resisted societal pressure and chose to play baseball. One such woman is Ring’s daughter, Lilly Jacobson. Ring and Jacobson join Bill Littlefield to discuss the book and opportunities for women in baseball.
It’s hard to miss UFC champion Ronda Rousey these days between her dominance in the cage, modeling and movie roles. For a look at her rise to stardom, Only A Game’s Doug Tribou sat down with Rousey’s former trainer and Olympic judo coach Jimmy Pedro.
Indian sprinter Dutee Chand has naturally high levels of testerone. Last year, the IAAF banned her from competing against other women. This week, the Court of Arbitration for Sport allowed Chand to run again. Only A Game spoke with Juliet Macur from New York Times.
With the 2015 WNBA season just past its halfway point, Only A Game was reminded of the story of Seattle Storm guard and basketball great Sue Bird, who has found success throughout her legendary hoops career.
Sport’s highest court has ruled that Indian sprinter Dutee Chand, who has naturally high levels of testosterone, can compete against other women again.
Jenelle Hamilton is not your typical sumo wrestler. She weighs just 130 pounds and competes against men three times her weight. Now, six years after she hit the mat for the first time, Hamilton is preparing for a return to the US Sumo Open.
Why would a reporter trade MLB parks for high school sports? Only A Game’s Doug Tribou profiles Maureen Mullen, an accomplished sports reporter who returned to the hometown newspaper she once delivered door to door.
Little League pitcher Mo’ne Davis and her Anderson Moncarchs teammates recently finished up a 23-day civil rights barnstorming tour. From Montgomery to Cooperstown to Cincinnati, the team stopped in 21 cities, visiting important historical sites and meeting with leaders from the Civil Rights Movement.
What’s next for women’s soccer? Will the Washington NFL franchise have to change its nickname? And should we celebrate the growing number of opportunities for young girls to play football? Yahoo Sports contributor Danielle Elliott and USA Today columnist Nancy Armour join Bill Littlefield.
How will first-year MLB commissioner Rob Manfred handle the hacking scandal? Does the MLB need to change its All-Star voting system? And is the U.S. Women’s National Team failing to live up to its hype? The NFL Network’s Andrea Kremer and sport writer Erik Malinowski join Bill Littlefield for this week’s edition of “3 Stories You Should Know.”