Soccer Hair-Pulling Fuels Debate Over Sport Sexism

Associated Press reporter David Crary interviews NOW President Terry O’Neill on why there is a double standard for women’s sports, and why people are more hostile towards aggressive-playing women compared to aggressive male players: “The vicious hair-pulling of an opponent was inexcusable. But prominent advocates of women’s sports say that so, too, has been much of the commentary generated by the popular video of college soccer player Elizabeth Lambert’s combative tactics in a recent game.”