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Kane's article on portrayal of female athletes gets growing attention

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This month's article in The Nation by Kinesiology professor Mary Jo Kane on how sport media portray female athletes has been garnering a great deal of attention nationally. Prof. Kane, professor and director of the Tucker Center for Research on Girls & Women in Sport, wrote "Sex Sells Sex, Not Women's Sports," for The Nation's special issue on the role and impact of sports in U.S. culture. Since its release in the August 5-22 edition of the publication, references to the article have appeared on National Public Radio's home page, the New Yorker, and Women's eNews. Read more at the links below.

http://www.newyorker.com/online/blogs/books/2011/08/for-love-of-the-game-1.html

http://www.npr.org/2011/08/02/138919822/the-nation-sports-dont-need-sex-to-sell

http://www.womensenews.org/story/athleticssports/110815/jordans-choice-maya-moore-helps-all-team-players

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