Quotation by Gayle Gardner

Picture a room. It can be a bar, a fraternity, a living room and there are thirty men in it, sitting around a television, watching football. The door opens, and they turn, and you walk in. And you're staying. Here's what they think. A) Do we really want her here? B) Can we still do what we usually do? C) Why would she want to be here anyway?
Gayle Gardner, U.S. sports reporter. As quoted in Sports Illustrated, p. 82 (June 17, 1991).

On being a woman sports reporter. She was the first female sports anchor to appear weekly on a major television network.
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