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Female athletes' sexual allure does not sell women's sports

Mary Jo Kane image Mary Jo Kane, professor of sport sociology in the School of Kinesiology and director of the Tucker Center, is quoted in the Cornell Daily Sun's article "Sex Can't Sell Sports." Kane says, "[The] sexual allure of female athletes may make them desirable to men, but it doesn't make men more interested in the sports they play."

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