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Cleveland Cavaliers fans cheer during player introductions in Game 4 of the NBA Finals against the San Antonio Spurs at Quicken Loans Arena on June 14, 2007, in Cleveland. (Akron Beacon Journal file photo)
Hundreds of Cleveland Cavaliers fans gather in Gateway Plaza between then Jacob's Field and the Quicken Loans Arena on June 2, 2007 in Cleveland. The Indians were playing the Tigers and the Cavaliers were playing the Detroit Piston in the NBA playoffs. (Akron Beacon Journal file photo)
When Lauren Bay Regula received an email invitation to pitch for the Canadian national team in this month’s WBSC Women’s World Softball Championship, the two-time Olympian quickly ticked off several reasons why that wouldn’t be possible.