The NFL seems a particularly complicated place for this to change given the extreme masculinity and the physicality of the sport.
“What we have done in sport we can do in politics,” Rajoub told reporters on the day of the match.
Cricket is a sport enjoyed by hundreds of millions around the globe, mainly in former British colonies.
And while Serena and Venus continue to be the beacon of the sport, no outright future champion has made his or her stamp.
He got into alpine racing, liked it, and early on developed his own headstrong approach to the sport.
Thus a man who is noted for his dress is a "swell," a "dude," or a "sport."
Oh, what sport will be here, if I can persuade this wench to secrecy!
They quickly agreed to exchange the produce of their day's sport.
"Well, you ought to have thought of that before you began the sport," I added, consolingly.
It was the apology of the old school for the new era of sport.
c.1400, "to take pleasure, to amuse oneself," from Anglo-French disport, Old French desport "pastime, recreation, pleasure," from desporter "to divert, amuse, please, play" (see disport). Sense of "to amuse oneself by active exercise in open air or taking part in some game" is from late 15c. Meaning "to wear" is from 1778. Related: Sported; sporting.
mid-15c., "pleasant pastime," from sport (v.). Meaning "game involving physical exercise" first recorded 1520s. Original sense preserved in phrases such as in sport "in jest" (mid-15c.). Sense of "stylish man" is from 1861, American English, probably because they lived by gambling and betting on races. Meaning "good fellow" is attested from 1881 (e.g. be a sport, 1913). Sport as a familiar form of address to a man is from 1935, Australian English. The sport of kings was originally (1660s) war-making.
Amorous; romantic: I guess we got kind of spoony (1836+)
A foolish or silly person: I don't believe a cock-and-bull story like that. Quiz was no spoony (1795+)