Episode 6: What Men Talk About When They Talk About Sports (Contested, Part 6 of 6)

November 18, 2015

Photo: Radio talk-show hosts Jon Sloane (second from left) and Mark Eissman (second from right), during a KXOK broadcast in the late 1980s. Photographer unknown.
Tens of millions of Americans, most of them men, tune in to sports talk radio. Is sports talk a haven for old-school guy talk, including misogyny and gay-bashing? For the final episode in our series on sports and society, “Contested,” host John Biewen listened in.

Photo: Radio talk-show hosts Jon Sloane (second from left) and Mark Eissman (second from right), during a KXOK broadcast in the late 1980s. Photographer unknown.

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