Male athletes get more attention from fans, media

    Why is that we oay so much more attention to male athletes? Are we filling out NCAA brackets for the women’s teams? Are we checking the scores between bites of cake at the family christening?

    Morning Edition host Jo Ann Allen hasn’t seen many examples of support for female athletes. She notices less media attention for the female teams, and a general attitude that women’s sports aren’t as interesting.

    But female athletes are worthy of the attention, Jo Ann says. And not just the ones playing in the Lingerie Football League.

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