Listen, man, we know you think that sports reporting is just talking about sports.
But as these ladies prove, it’s much more than that: Hounding bitter coaches for up-to-date injury reports, breaking major stories, holding down studio shows, and doing the actual grunt work of finding out everything the fans want to know about their favorite athletes. They have to dodge players on the sidelines (or, occasionally, keep their composure as they get accidentally leveled). They have to headline the biggest events in the world, like the Super Bowl and the Olympics. These women are kicking ass and doing great work every single day. Here’s a roster of the best in the business.