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  1. NASCAR - Leave politics at the gate, please - NRA 500

    David Newton

    Let's try to keep all this in perspective, NASCAR Nation. Saturday's NRA 500 at Texas Motor Speedway is just another Sprint Cup race -- one that you likely won't want to miss.

    Story | Conversation | April 10, 2013
  2. Move Along, Nothing to See at Augusta

    Louisa Thomas

    There were only two moments during the long standoff between inevitability and the Augusta National Golf Club that made complete sense. The first moment came in 2002, when Martha Burk, the chair of the National Council of Women's Organizations, wrote...

    Blog | August 22, 2012
  3. espnW -- Dreaming of LPGA at Augusta National

    Mechelle Voepel

    Now that two women have been invited to be members, it's time to dream about someday seeing an LPGA tournament at Augusta National.

    Story | Conversation | August 20, 2012
  4. Augusta National's decision to add two female members the right t...

    Bob Harig

    Augusta National owns a special place in the game of golf. That's why its decision to allow its first female members should resonate within the club's grounds and beyond, writes ESPN.com's Bob Harig.

    Story | Conversation | August 20, 2012
  5. espnW -- Augusta National finally sees the light

    Jane McManus

    Augusta National, one of the most stubborn holdouts against women's progress, has finally given up the fight. It's about time.

    Story | Conversation | August 20, 2012
  6. Augusta National admits Condoleezza Rice and Darla Moore as first...

    Augusta National Golf Club, under increasing criticism the last decade because of its all-male membership, invited former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and South Carolina financier Darla Moore to become the first women in green jackets.

    Story | Conversation | August 20, 2012
  7. Herd on ESPN Radio: Show in Review

    Watch as Dr. Martha Burk tells Colin about Augusta National, Billy Payne and more. Dr. Martha Burk talks about Augusta National Golf Club's decision to admit female members for the first time. Burk says that the women's movement has been vindicated...

    Blog | Conversation | August 20, 2012
  8. Martha Burk: Augusta should open doors to IBM CEO Virginia Romett...

    Martha Burk, who spearheaded a failed campaign 10 years ago for Augusta National to admit a female member, said the golf club should "step up and do the right thing" and open its doors to IBM CEO Virginia Rometty.

    Story | Conversation | March 30, 2012
  9. Wayne Simmonds' alleged gay slur puts NHL in difficult position

    Johnette Howard

    Sports has made encouraging headway in the battle against discrimination of any sort. But one writer is having trouble seeing progress in the NHL's inability to punish Wayne Simmonds.

    Story | Conversation | September 28, 2011
  10. Martha Burk said she never trusted Tiger Woods

    Sports Radio Interviews

    In 2003, activist Martha Burk led a protest on Augusta National to publicize its men-only membership policies. With Tiger Woods now making his comeback to golf, Burk is at it again badmouthing Augusta National and Tiger. Burk joined 790 The Zone in A...

    Blog | Conversation | April 07, 2010
  11. Martha Burk: Don't Expect Madison Square Garden to Change

    Henry Abbott

    If you read my last post, you know that I have been wondering about Madison Square Garden. Let's assume the jury was right, and the work environment there is pretty much scandalously terrible for women. What forces might be in play to make it better?...

    Blog | October 03, 2007
  12. Payne says no timetable on women at Augusta National

    The new chairman at Augusta National took a familiar stand Monday on the lack of female members, saying it would be a decision for club members and there was no need to have any dialogue with Martha Burk.

    Story | Conversation | May 08, 2006
  13. Johnson's legacy should be tied to more than Burk

    Ron Sirak

    Hootie Johnson's name is often tied to Martha Burk's. But his legacy is a lot more than that, as Golf World's Ron Sirak notes.

    Story | Conversation | May 05, 2006
  14. NHL gets it wrong ... again

    Terry Frei

    The NHL's new ad campaign didn't go over well with our Terry Frei. He offers his own, um, suggestions.

    Story | Conversation | October 06, 2005
  15. NBC to air risque ad with scantily clad woman

    Despite objections from Martha Burk, NBC said it was going ahead with plans to air an NHL commercial showing a bare-chested player being dressed by a scantily clad woman.

    Story | Conversation | September 27, 2005
  16. Burk plans to protest new NHL ad campaign

    Martha Burk is taking aim at the NHL's newest television advertisement.

    Story | Conversation | September 23, 2005