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Interview with Agent: Emily Staker

In an arena full of competition, there is one female agent looking to assist other women in their sports journey. Emily Staker will take the time to talk shop, impart advice, give interviews, all while running a successful agency that bears her name. Her agency provides services to athletes, sports media personalities, contract negotiation, using […]

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2nd Annual Women in Baseball Conference: Being a Black Woman is my Superpower Panel Recap

The 2nd annual Women in Baseball conference sponsored by SABR and the International Women’s Baseball Center, and hosted by Rockford University took place this weekend. The theme of this year’s conference was Celebrating African American Women in Baseball. The conference featured keynote addresses from professionals such as Lauren Meyer, the Director of The Other Boys of Summer; […]

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More Than A Game: From HER Perspective

The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) Sports Task Force is hosting a three day virtual event filled with conversations that help uplift, elevate and empower Black women that are working fearlessly in every aspect of the sports industry.  The event is divided into three sessions per day with each day focused on the main […]

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Adidas Continues Push For Equality In Sports

Per a press release from the company, last week Adidas continued its commitment to championing girls and women in sport as it moves into the second phase of the She Breaks Barriers initiative.  Adidas debuted a film featuring four athletes ( Becky Sauerbrunn (USWNT, Defender Utah Royals); Keni Harrison (World Record Holder, 100m hurdles); Layshia Clarendon (WNBA Point Guard, Connecticut […]

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Women’s History Month 2019 Week 1: Women in Sports Business

March is Women’s History Month and we will highlight women in sports all month. Essence Magazine recently did a feature on 8 Black women and their experiences working in sports. The article consisted of some of the challenges and misconceptions that these women face working for the NFL, NBA, NHL, and MLB and their advice […]