Here are two good articles from ESPN on some crossover news in sports and society.
In the first, Doris Burke interviews San Antonio Spurs assistant coach Becky Hammon, the first full-time female assistant coach in NBA history and espnW’s Woman of the Year.
Becky Hammon on the Opportunity of a Lifetime
In the second, Howard Bryant writes about the unprecedented emergence of athletes as activists in the aftermath of the deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner.
Sports Stars Are Waking Up