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 […]
Currently based in D.C. but born and raised in Madison, David Goodfriend is the chairman and founder of the Sports Fan Coalition whose goal is to “to give you a seat at the table whenever laws or public policy impacting sports are being made.” David is bringing his new live TV streaming app, Locast, to […]
That mix of humility and determination defines a powerful concession speech.
It was a tough weekend for Wisconsin football fans. First, on Saturday Night, the UW Badgers lost in brutal overtime agony to Ohio State at Camp Randall, 30-23. Then the Dallas Cowboys Texas Two Stepped into Lambeau Field and beat the Green Bay Packers, 30 -16. Then there were those ugly throwback jerseys, adding fashion […]
It was 90 degrees and humid afternoon when the Green Bay Packers jogged onto the EverBank Field in Jacksonville, Florida, to play the Jaguars. The Packers beat Jacksonville 27-23 to start off the new season. Packer fans were treated to a great opening game: Quarterback Aaron Rodgers shot amazing bullets down field and ran for […]