Here's a bit of good news after a fairly tough news week - when the new NBA season begins Tuesday night, nationally televised games will have a woman analyst for the first time. Doris Burke, longtime NBA sideline reporter and NCAA announcer for men and women games, will be the full-time analyst. It marks the culmination of a 27 year journey for Doris.
Every so often an exceptionally capable woman has to prove her worth by competing
against a clown. That’s one of the durable truisms of “Battle of the Sexes,” a glib,
enjoyable fictionalization of the 1973 exhibition tennis match between Billie Jean
King and Bobby Riggs.