I dont Mean to Sound Sexist or Anything...

But why in the name of Sylvester Stallone is there a woman on Sportscenter?

So I'm perusing the usual channels and all my usual options had been depleted. 2 and a half men, Seinfeld, and family guy were all off the air. Being that my mom is too cheap to buy HBO, R-Rated porn is not an option either. So I figure I'll give the old ESPN a shot, because thats what men do, we watch sports. I'm not usually one to watch sports highlight shows unless there's a major crash in the world of NASCAR, because i hate NASCAR, NASCAR FANS, anything to do with NASCAR, and seeing one of their drivers fly through the air in a flaming ball of metal is one of the only things that can put a smile on my face these days. but anyway, back to sports center.
I was about to give up and go upstairs and use the computer to continue my research on tachyon particles and the role they play in Einsteins theory of relativity, when I see that sports center is on (as usual). I figured I'd give it a shot, and prayed that they would be talking about something other than how everyone who plays in the MLB does steroids or Brett Favres idle retirement threats. Not only was I wrong on both counts, but I was confronted with a WOMAN SPORTS ANCHOR. This made no sense to me. I thought I had been transported to a different dimensions where things were all backwards. I had to make sure everything was normal; the sky was still blue, I called the whitehouse and asked if Obama was still president, and got out the magnifying glass to see if my ding ding dong was still there. Everything was the same, and it looked as though there really was a woman on sportscenter
Its not that I'm sexist or anything, i just don't see why there should be a woman on a show that talks about men's sports 99% of the time. And besides, you don't see men on shows like the View, Oprah, or Dr. Phil.
I was actually quite surprised. Usually when I watch sports with women they have no idea whats going on and can't even grasp simple sports concepts like the four down system, penalty shootouts, or the triangle offense.
I think it would be fine to have a show that just talks about women sports, and there could be woman sportscasters on that show. But alas, women sports continue to go disrespected and unseen, and a show like that would have worse ratings then King of Queens. (the show with the guy from Paul Blart: Mall Cop, gross). Until the make such a show, I refuse to watch sports center at 9 am, and any late night repeats because a woman telling me about sports is like a woman showing me how to shoot a gun. Fuck that shit, its hella immasculating. I really need to start drinking before I write these, like the old days.

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