Tag: Sports

Archived: NBA Champion Spurs Hire First Full-Time Female Coach

By Albert Lin Becky Hammon and Gregg Popovich The San Antonio Spurs of the National Basketball Association announced the hiring of Becky Hammon as an assistant coach. Hammon will be the league’s first full-time female coach. Lisa Boyer spent the 20012002 season as a Cleveland Cavaliers assistant, but she served…

Archived: Washington Redskins Name Change Gains Momentum

By Chris Hoenig There’s a disagreement in Washington, D.C., that’s making headlines across the country, and it has nothing to do with the budget or the deficit. Instead, it’s a battle between the owner of D.C.’s pro football team, the Washington Redskins, and millions of Americans who think it’s time…

Archived: SLIDESHOW: Sports Cards of Trouble

While professional sports leagues and their star athletes have records that are envied by many, their scorecards when it comes to dealing with diversity and inclusion leave a lot to be desired. DiversityInc takes a closer look at some of the problem policies, athletes and issues with diversity in pro…