• Another barrier in the sports world was broken July 20 when Alyssa Nakken coached first base in the late innings of an exhibition game between the San Francisco Giants and the Oakland...

    Alyssa Nakken, a coach with the San Francisco Giants, is seen at Oracle Park during an exhibition game against the Oakland A's July 21, 2020.

    Alyssa Nakken, a coach with the San Francisco Giants, is seen at Oracle Park during an exhibition game against the Oakland A's July 21, 2020. (CNS photo by Kelley L Cox, USA TODAY Sports via Reuters)

  • The NFL announced May 7 it is planning a return to its regular season in the fall, and among the players on the roster for the Detroit Lions will be Philadelphia native and St. Joseph's...

    Georgia Bulldogs head coach Kirby Smart and running back D'Andre Swift walk off the field after defeating the Texas A&M Aggies at Sanford Stadium Nov. 23, 2019.

    Georgia Bulldogs head coach Kirby Smart and running back D'Andre Swift walk off the field after defeating the Texas A&M Aggies at Sanford Stadium Nov. 23, 2019. (CNS photo by Brett Davis-USA TODAY Sports via Reuters)

  • NFL quarterback Philip Rivers will take over as head football coach at St. Michael Catholic High School in Fairhope, Ala. after he retires from the NFL.

    NFL quarterback Philip Rivers is introduced May 8, 2020, as the head football coach in-waiting at St. Michael Catholic High School in Fairhope, Ala. (CNS photo by Rob Herbst, The Catholic Week)