The Plight of the Female Sports Fan, on Bloggingheads

Can men and women watch sports together? Are sports about sex or war? Why are so many players in this year's Super Bowl embroiled in sexual assault scandals? In honor of the Super Bowl, Atlantic Culture channel contributors Alyssa Rosenberg and Hampton Stevens wrestled with these questions and more in a running email exchange. Now, they've taken their conversation to Bloggingheads. Watch them discuss whether or not it's ok to root for athletes with bad off-field behavior:



See Alyssa and Hampton's entire diavlog at Bloggingheads.tv.

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Eleanor Barkhorn is a former senior editor at The Atlantic.

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