Spirit forward Kumi Yokoyama becomes an openly trans athlete.
⚽️Spirit: Although forward Kumi Yokoyama didn’t play in the Spirit’s , they still made history on Saturday. Yokoyama became the highest-profile Japanese trans athlete when they as a trans man on the YouTube channel of fellow Japanese player Yuki Nagasato. BFD.
- Yokoyama cited OL Reign’s , the NWSL’s first openly trans athlete, as an inspiration. We’re so honored that Kumi is sharing their authentic self with us. Proud.
⚾️Nationals: We’re partying like it’s 2019. The Nats won a four-game series over the National League (NL) East-leading NY Mets yesterday, powered by the return of fan favorite Gerardo Parra (and ) and by left fielder Kyle Schwarber, who smashed . Oops, he did it again.
- 🎓⚾️UVA baseball opened their College World Series campaign with a bang, shutting out Tennessee 6–0 yesterday. They’ll look to carry that into tomorrow’s 7 p.m. ET matchup against Mississippi State.