"Let Them Wear Towels," which premieres tonight (July 16) on ESPN at 8 p.m. ET, examines the national debate about female reporters in men’s locker rooms that reached boiling points in the 1970s and 1990s. Now, seeing a female byline or broadcaster is no longer an anomaly, but how much progress have we made?
Competitive eater Sonya Thomas may be a household name, now, but the reigning Nathan’s champion traveled a long road from South Korea to finding success here.
Read up on summer sports that may be under the radar. espnW’s Hot Shot series offers a peak inside: Barrel Racing, Stand-Up Paddle, Croquet, Sailing, Badminton, Competitive Eating, Surfing, Horseshoes, Bass Fishing, Mountain Bikiing, Water Skiing, Trampoline, Kayaking and Wake Boarding.