As a female student-athlete, I’ve always seen double standards between men’s and women’s sports. In most cases, male athletes always seem to garner more attention and clout, while female athletes get pushed to the side. While this isn’t necessarily male athletes’ fault, I just wish that female athletes got more attention on a national scale.
Several weeks ago, on February 1, LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers were in Atlanta to play the Hawks in primetime. But it was an interaction between LeBron and a fan sitting courtside that made the news.