Category Archives: News

We Need To Talk

Visser part of CBS’ historic women-only sports talk show

CBS Sports reporter Lesley Visser knows about being first. Visser, a pioneering 40-year veteran of print and broadcast sports journalism, shared her thoughts about the debut of the first all-female national weekly sports television show “We Need To Talk.” Visser, a charter member of the Association for Women in Sports Media, is a part of […]

Enberg & Scully

Vin Scully & Dick Enberg – ASA Members Reflect on Two Sportscasting Giants

As the 2016 baseball regular season has come to an end, sadly, so too have the careers of broadcasting giants Vin Scully and Dick Enberg. Lesley Visser, CBS Sports: “To me, they both were the epitome of Tennyson’s “Ulysses” – ‘To strive, to seek, to find, and not to yield,’ – may the wind be […]

Boston College Alumni No. 1 Sportscaster

Lesley Visser: Number 1 Female Sportscaster in America

Lesley Visser ’75 recalls undergraduate life at Boston College as a reporter for The Heights, and describes life as a sportscaster, working in a predominantly male field. She has worked on network broadcasts for the Final Four, NBA Finals, World Series, Triple Crown, Monday Night Football, the Olympics, the Super Bowl, the World Figure Skating […]

Teammates Women in Sports Exhibit

New Exhibit At TD Garden Sports Museum Highlights Female Athletes

BOSTON (AP) — The TD Garden’s Sports Museum is spotlighting female athletes in a new exhibit. “TEAMMATES: Voices From Title IX” celebrates the rise of women in team sports since the passage of Title IX. The 1972 law requires gender equity in every educational program that receives federal funding, including sports. The exhibit features a […]