Women in Sports: Athletes or Accessories?

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Watching a win? Or ogling some skin?
​My column in this week's dead tree version of The Sportatorium (better known as the Dallas Observer) delves into chicks in sports.

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Specifically, the Dallas Desire of the Lingerie Football League. Generally, why do we watch?

Is it because Maria Sharapova is really good at tennis? Danica Parick a superb driver? Michelle Wie an excellent putter? Or is it because - duh - they're women.

President Barack Obama played golf with a woman this week, so maybe this whole Title IX jazz isn't a fad after all. My question remains ...

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If you find yourself watching women's sports, is it because of :

A) The sport.

B) The women.

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