Debating role of women in sports media; Marino's balancing act; more

Monday November 25th, 2013
Andrea Kremer and Michelle Beadle feel women sports journalists are criticized in ways men are not.
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Debating role of women in sports media (cont.)

Michele Tafoya has demonstrated the influence sideline reporters have on Sunday Night Football.
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Jim Rome has given women opportunities to be opinion-makers, says journalist Amy K. Nelson.
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CBS wants Dan Marino to share some of what he learns as part of a new group assessing the Dolphins.
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5k. Earlier this month I wrote about SportsCenter using celebrities and non-traditional choices as anchors and how viewers should look for such one-time assignments to continue given the ratings boost. Last Tuesday six-time NASCAR sprint champion Jimmie Johnson become the first athlete ever to guest host the show. The result? The Tuesday 6 p.m. ET show drew 931,021 viewers, up 22 percent from the average (760,448) so far this fall for the time slot.

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