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Why are men afraid of the WNBA?

Graham Hays says the WNBA offers a thrilling brand of basketball. So, why does it scare so many men?

Updated: June 5, 2003, 12:57 PM ET
By Graham Hays | ESPN.com

There is no "I" in team, and there is no "Y" in basketball. No Y chromosome, that is.

The idea that only men can produce enjoyable professional basketball shoots right past the absurd and knocks on the door of offensive.

Not to come across as a raging feminist, if that's physiologically possible, but the biggest problem most men have with the WNBA is that it scares the heck out of them to see women invading what has long been predominantly male territory. Face it, fellas, as a ...

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Graham Hays says the WNBA offers a thrilling brand of basketball. So, why does it scare so many men?