Lesley Visser has heard boorish views and sexist statements similar to those uttered this week by Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton countless times over the years. She was, after all, the first female reporter to cover an NFL team, and neither football nor society knew quite what to make of that back in 1976.
Women have been covering the NFL and asking their amusing little questions ever since 1976, when the Boston Globe made Lesley Visser the beat writer on the New England Patriots.
Lasell College held its 163rd Commencement exercises Sunday, May 14 on its Newton, Massachusetts campus, granting 367 Baccalaureate degrees and 116 Master’s degrees before an audience of family, friends and members of the Lasell community.
We Need to Talk’s Lesley Visser sits down with legendary sportscaster Brent Musburger.
Event to Feature Special Tribute to the Legendary Carol Burnett. Marlo Thomas to Present Opening Remarks. On May 17, 2017, the achievements of these and other pioneering women will be recognized by The Paley Center for Media at its annual spring gala The Paley Honors: Celebrating Women In Television Presented by Verizon. Marlo Thomas will […]