Found November 08, 2012 on The Sports Bank:
Charles Barkley’s SI interview with Richard Deitsch continues to get around the interwebs. This time, Chuckles speaks of physical discrimination in sideline reporting (and the overall value of the job as well) and says “If you are an ugly woman, you have no chance of getting a TV job.”  Here’s the full exchange…(and Jaime Maggio pictured above, is the polar opposite of ugly) How do you view sideline reporters on a broadcast?  Barkley: I don’t like sideline reporters at halftime because you’re asking coaches questions, and they are pissed off most of the time. Anything can happen when you are mad like that, especially if your team is getting its butt kicked. It’s always easy to interview the guy who is winning, but if you are getting your butt kicked, it’s a very awkward situation. You haven’t even had a chance to digest what you’ve been bad at, and they are asking what you have been bad at! That’s why I love interviews with Gregg Popovich. He’s great television

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