The Princess Points: ESPN may finally provide legitimacy women’s sports deserve

20 Oct

By Princess McDowell, shades magazine

With the secret meeting at Torrey Pines, the buzz was born.

Women’s sports executives, iconic female athletes, journalists and enthusiasts all descended on the Lodge in La Jolla, California, the weekend of Sept. 30 to meet, fellowship and announce the creation of another subsidiary of mega sports media outlet ESPN – this one dedicated to women’s sports.

And if the network does it right, espnW will successfully do all the things Gentile mentioned and legitimize women’s sports and female sports fans in the process.

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One Response to “The Princess Points: ESPN may finally provide legitimacy women’s sports deserve”

  1. Dominique October 20, 2010 at 11:10 am #

    Princess you made some very valid points. I think that women sports show real talent, passion, and general love for that sport. I am a true fan of womens basketball, but like you stated there isn’t much press especially in the metroplex since we don’t have a team here. When we do get a team together i will have season tickets.

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