Softball

Canada's Jenn Salling is congratulated by head coach Mark Smith after scoring a home run during softball action against Mexico at the Tokyo Summer Olympic Games, in Fukushima, Japan, Wednesday, July 21, 2021. Smith has announced his retirement after a playing and coaching career that spanned more than four decades. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Jae C. Hong

Mark Smith, coach of bronze medal-winning softball team, retires after 43-year career

Mark Smith, coach of bronze medal-winning softball team, retires after 43-year career

 

Canada's Joey Lye, left, is tagged by United States' Aubree Munro at home plate during the softball game between the United States and Canada at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Thursday, July 22, 2021, in Fukushima , Japan. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

Monica Abbott holds Canada to one hit, United States beats Canada 1-0

Monica Abbott holds Canada to one hit, United States beats Canada 1-0

 

Oklahoma shortstop Grace Lyons (3) celebrates after making a catch for the final out against UCLA in an NCAA Women’s College World Series softball game Saturday, June 5, 2021, in Oklahoma City. (AP Photo/Alonzo Adams)

Softball coaches: NCAA can do better with gender equality

Coaches feel permanent changes are needed

  • Jun 9, 2021