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]
We are launching a research series and annual report card with the Alliance of Women Coaches to help increase the number of women in the coaching profession, generate awareness, and start dialogue. To see which NCAA Division-I institutions, sports and conferences receive passing and failing grades, CLICK HERE.
Tucker Center research cited in Columbia Chronicle article on CBS Sports’ all-women’s sports show
Kane in MPR radio panel on issues in NFL
Kane on NFL violence in AP Sports piece
TC affiliated scholar Cooky in HuffPost Live videoconference on sex in women’s sports
Pierce County Herald quotes LaVoi on NFL’s response to violence
MinnPost’s Grow quotes Kane on Adrian Peterson case
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.