Monday, June 10, 2024

What’s the Real Reason Caitlin Clark Was Snubbed From the Olympics? - MATT MARGOLIS

"The Tokyo Summer Olympics averaged 15.6 million viewers per night across NBC’s various television and digital platforms, marking the least-watched primetime Olympics on record, Summer or Winter,”
"...You can also argue that Clark was needed for not only women’s basketball but also the entire Olympics. 
  • The previous summer Olympic Games, which took place in Tokyo in 2021, were the least-watched Olympics in history...
  • In fact, the Tokyo Games were the first Summer Olympics to attract fewer viewers than the preceding Winter Games since Athens in 2004...
So, what’s the real reason Clark was snubbed? Is it the same reason why so many object to her popularity—that she’s straight, white, and from Iowa?

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