My Life In The Locker Room


Good articles rarely age and needull is all about finding these gems and sharing it with all. This needull is written by a female sportswriter about her initial experiences as a woman covering sports.

I have one of the few jobs where the first thing people ask about is penises. Well, Reggie Jackson was my first. And yes, I was scared. I was 22 years old and the first woman ever to cover sports for the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. Up until then, my assignments had been small-time: high school games and features on father-daughter doubles teams and Hacky Sack demonstrations. But now it was late September, and my editor wanted me to interview Mr. October about what it was like not to make the playoffs.

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Jennifer Briggs

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