A League of Their Own

Adventures with women who love football and the women who love to hate them

Illustration by Tomaz Walenta for TIME

Joel Stein: Awesome Column

I don't love sports, but I do love women who love sports. They're passionate and competitive and don't mind when things get a little rough. My lovely wife Cassandra, however, hates sports. "You're rooting for this guy?" she says whenever I try to watch a game. "Do you know this guy? Is he your best friend? Are you related to him? You're about to punch your friend who's rooting for the opposing team because some millionaire from your state happened to buy the New Jersey Whatevers?" It is hard to argue with a woman who came up with the most perfect...

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