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Women need locker room access

Female reporters fought for locker room access so they could do their jobs right

Updated: July 18, 2013, 6:47 PM ET
By Ashley Fox | Special to espnW.com

Back in 2003, after a couple of years covering Allen Iverson and the 76ers for the Philadelphia Inquirer, I switched to the Eagles beat. I was pregnant, and covering an 82-game NBA season, with late nights and early-morning flights, would have been too much of a grind.

It was August. The Eagles had broken training camp at Lehigh University and were back at their practice facility in South Philadelphia. I didn't know many of the players well yet, and many didn't know me.

My ...

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