Eventful Summer For Women In Male Sports
It’s been an eventful summer so far for women in male sports.
The San Antonio Spurs just hired Becky Hammon as a full-time assistant coach. She’s the first woman to hold that job in the NBA.
She was hired just a few weeks after the Clippers made a historic hire of their own, naming Natalie Nakase as the first woman assistant coach in the NBA’s Summer League.
Here & Now sports analyst Mike Pesca, joins host Jeremy Hobson to discuss whether these changes indicate a shift in the league.
He also mentions 13-year-old pitcher Mo’ne Davis, who led her team to the Little League World Series.
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