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Heart of Canal St Potawatomi Hotel & Casino
Heart of Canal Street is Potawatomi Hotel & Casino’s community program that raises funds for children’s charities – and IOU Sports is in the running to be a beneficiary. Heart...
2015 One on One with Chamique Holdsclaw
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IOU Sports Celebrates WNBA20 with Community All Star Game
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Revised from original story by EMILY BURTON, Milwaukee Magazine — JUNE 9, 2016 Did you know Milwaukee is home to the state’s only professional women’s basketball team? If not, meet...
The Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport’s annual report card showed NCAA showed trails every professional sports league in hiring diversity. (Keith Srakocic/Associated Press)  By...
IOU Sports Empower Girls Engage Women through Business and Sports Panel
Tampa, Fl. April 4, 2015 by Bernell Hooker, Founder and CEO IOU Sports Empower Girls Engaging Women through Business and Sports was a big hit for IOU Sports during the 2015 NCAA Women’s Final...
Connect a Million Minds Time Warner Cable
We are honored to announce that Time Warner Cable - Connect a Million Minds has awarded IOU Sports with a grant for our GIRLS STEM in Sports Academy Program. The IOU Sports GIRLS STEM in Sports...
11/25/2014 By Brehana Hooker, Minneapolis, MN - As a homeschooler, Mollie needed to find a school to play for her final high school soccer career. While playing on her summer soccer club she...
Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014 Playing the Field: Synovia Youngblood (Her daughter is on the UCONN 2014 National Field Hockey Championship Team)  Read how perseverance and determination lead her...
Sue Black being interviewed by Rhonda Ware
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Thick Skin; Strong Faith! That’s Sue Black leadership philosophy.  The audience was immersed on every word.  She was so personable, honest, funny and inspiring. With Rhonda Ware,...
1975 New York Times Photo of Diana Nyad
Diana Nyad preparing to swim around Manhattan, Oct. 6, 1975.  (Photo New York Times) When Diana Nyad walked up onto the beach in Key West on Monday, 110 miles from Havana, where she had begun...