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Featured Media

The Tucker Center and tptMN have collaborated to produce a second documentary, the Emmy Award-winning "Media Coverage & Female Athletes," a groundbreaking video featuring research-based information examining the amount and type of coverage given to female athletes. Interviews with sport media scholars and personal stories from award-winning coaches and female athletes explore these issues and dispel the common—and untrue—myths that nobody’s interested in women’s sport and that "sex sells." [LEARN MORE]

Featured Research

The 6th annual "Women in College Coaching Report Card: Select 7 NCAA D-I Conferences" assigns grades to institutions, conferences and sports for the percentage of head coaches of women’s teams in 86 NCAA D-I institutions. See full report & infographic for results... [LEARN MORE]

The first of its kind in the world, the Tucker Center is an interdisciplinary research center leading a pioneering effort to examine how sport and physical activity affect the lives of girls and women, their families, and communities.