According to a recent Global Sport Matters feature, just 11.5 percent of sports reporters in the United States and Canada are women, and women’s sports represent only 4 percent of total sports media coverage. These numbers are staggeringly low, especially given that women make up a big share of the viewers and fans. On top […]
With the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo fully underway, today guest host Liz DiNovella takes to the airwaves for another sports edition of A Public Affair. Together with Dr. Courtney M. Cox, she talks about a variety of Olympics news, including Simone Biles’ withdrawal from the team gymnastics finals, athletes and mental health, the debates […]
Play ball! That’s what many professional sports leagues in the U.S. have decided to do even in the midst of a global pandemic. Today, guest host Liz DiNovella returns to the WORT airwaves to talk about the latest news from the world of sports—including Justin Turner’s stunt at the World Series last night, the Big […]
As the US Women’s National Soccer team heads to their third straight title game at the FIFA 2019 Women’s World Cup this Sunday, host Liz DiNovella takes a look at all things women’s athletics, from the trajectory of the US women’s soccer team to image and fashion, media representation and stereotypes of women’s sports. Plus, […]
Game on! Sub host Liz DiNovella joins us in the studio today to talk sports and feminism. On the first segment of today’s show, Liz speaks with Jessica Luther about women in sports journalism, college sports and sexual assault, and what it means to be a conscientious fan. In the second half of the show, […]
Sunday’s Superbowl LI game left a bad taste in many Americans’ mouths. On this edition of Game On, Liz DiNovella hands the mic over to David Lantz, who gives his take on a night that felt eerily similar to November 8th. Mucho sad.