Insights behind the history of women in sports journalism

Bob Sirott

FILE – Seattle Storm forward Breanna Stewart (30) gets between Las Vegas Aces center A’ja Wilson (22) and forward Cierra Burdick (11) during the second half of Game 3 of basketball’s WNBA Finals in Bradenton, Fla., in this Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020, file photo. The last month of 2020 saw women make huge strides on the business end of sports. The WNBA and its union announced a tentative eight-year labor deal allowing top players to earn more than $500,000 and raising the average annual salary to $130,000 a year.(AP Photo/Chris O’Meara, File)

Julie DiCaro, sports journalist and author of Sidelined: Sports, Culture, and Being a Woman in America, joined Bob Sirott to talk about why women’s pro sports don’t get the coverage they deserve, how acts of sexual assault and domestic violence influence women’s lives, and much more.

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Bob Sirott's acclaimed broadcasting career has spanned nearly five decades and has included stints at WMAQ, WBBM-FM, WLS, WGN and various television stations. (Click for more.)
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