In tennis, “every coach coaches” but in today’s US Open Championship, Serena Williams was penalized for it

Chair umpire discretion can be a blessing and a curse. For Serena (and Naomi Osaka), unfortunately it was the latter. The 2018 US Open Women's Final was explosive, and not just because Serena Williams lost what would have been her 24th Grand Slam to a 20-year-old who had never won one.  This evening, Serena lost … Continue reading In tennis, “every coach coaches” but in today’s US Open Championship, Serena Williams was penalized for it

USA Gymnastics’ Road to “Complete Cultural Change” Hits Another Speed Bump

In the ongoing effort to improve its image and restore confidence in the organization, USA Gymnastics has hit another bump.  Earlier this week, it was announced that Kerry Perry, the newly-appointed CEO of USA Gymnastics, would be resigning under pressure from the organization and the gymnastics community.  Perry had been brought in as previous CEO Steve Penny's … Continue reading USA Gymnastics’ Road to “Complete Cultural Change” Hits Another Speed Bump

Two Huge Sports Hires Show the Power of #MeToo

The #MeToo Movement has helped create a safe space for all victims to come forward with their accounts of sexual harassment, and the pro sports world is one of the latest that has been impacted.  The openness and safe space that the movement has created has likely contributed to the recent investigations of two high-powered, … Continue reading Two Huge Sports Hires Show the Power of #MeToo