Kavitha A. Davidson

Kavitha A. Davidson


Sports writer @TheAthleticBIZ. @ESPN @Bloomberg @ColumbiaSpec alum. Journalist, feminist, musician, cynic. Washington Heights born and raised. Views are my own.

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Simone Biles won nationals w/broken toes in both feet, worlds w/a kidney stone, and has carried the burden of being a face of sexual assault survivors as a national institution failed to support them Half of y'all yelling about "toughness" can't handle wearing a mask in Wegman's

I wrote about the pure joy and subversive feminism of Ted Lasso Season 2

Today on Culture Calculus, the one and only @ImGailDevers ! @mr_jasonjones  and I talk to her about her overcoming Graves Disease before winning gold in '92, and look ahead to #Tokyo2020 . Give it a listen: 🎧 Apple: 🎧 Spotify:

Today might be a day for everyone else to shut up and listen to the women who cover baseball

Ugh the racism's gonna be turned up to 11 in New England today

Everybody's rightfully angry about #Texas 's anti-abortion law -- but the state also passed 665 other laws, including one requiring pro teams to play the national anthem. It's time for sports to take a stand. My latest:

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I'm sorry but are you fucking kidding me

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Every single woman in sports has a story like those in the WaPo piece. So aside from acknowledging the incredible courage it takes to come forward, because so many of us don't, remember just how much we go through just to stay in this space y'all constantly tell us isn't for us.

We've gone from MLB denying players access to interpreters to condemning once-in-a-lifetime players for using interpreters to avoid being misconstrued by the same media condemning them. Any take on Shohei Ohtani concluding he's anything but great for baseball is just uninformed.

We're hiring! If you know any women (particularly any WOC) who would like to run our women's basketball coverage, please pass this along

All y'all watching four hours of a HORSE broadcast better never complain again about women's sports being on TV

The scene outside Staples is surreal. People in Kobe jersey mixed with people in sequined ballgowns for the Grammys. Amid the tears, the crowd breaks into somber applause when this comes on the screen

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My scientist friends at Harvard, Cornell, and Columbia are sharing this, lol

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And for good measure, the percentage of people who say they're watching the NBA less because of "political messaging" is cancelled out by the people who stay they're watching *more* because of that

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Sandy Alderson just named the country the reporter was from on the media call. That detail was clearly intentionally left out of the ESPN report in order to protect her identity.

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