I suppose it never occurred to NFL and NBA leadership that women could have that great an interest in sports played by men. They are learning, though, that that isn't always true. If they continue to show competence and professionalism, though, women will play bigger officiating roles in both sports in the future.
I thought of this after watching Family Feud of all things. A member of the Palmer Family who was competing was a original Female Ref in the NBA. Later I learned she was also a trailblazer in equality in other ways too, coming out as a lesbian...
by Steven Escareno 7 years ago
Whether you love or hate the guy, Shaq has finally decided to call it quits after a long 19 year career. And what a career it's been. Say what you want about Shaq but at the top of his game, he was arguably the most dominant big man of his generation. Not only was he the strongest...
by Steven Escareno 8 years ago
apparently in a sad and desperate attempt to defend himself, albert haynesworth has the audacity to dare compare himself to a freaking slave. saying that the redskins have no right to make him play a different position, and that he's not for sale. gee, i guess those millions dollars to...
by David 6 years ago
Question to all of the sports fans out thereNow that football is over where do you get your sports fixes? Are you excited for baseball? Already been watching basketball and hockey? What sport do you shift your attention to?
by kestrana 7 years ago
Will the NFL and NBA strikes continue through their respective seasons this fall?If so, how much will the professional sports industry be hurting as a result? Will it create a permanent disinterest in either sport?
by Kevin W 10 months ago
Why are the Dallas Cowboys considered "America's Team"?With their Glory days well in the past, stay mediocre for almost 20 years now, The Dallas Cowboys still get an incredible amount of media hype and attention. They have won one play off game since their last Super Bowl 19 years ago....
by I am DB Cooper 7 years ago
The NBA lockout has now started, and it threatens the 2011-2012 season, but does anybody care? It seems to be an afterthought on the sports pages, with the NFL lockout getting far more attention. I know I won't care if the NBA doesn't have a season. I prefer watching college basketball anyway. The...
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