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Men's Health Magazine Ignites Outrage With Tweet About Women And Sports

"She sees the game differently than you." Update: Men's Health magazine apologized for the tweet and said they had deleted the story.

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UPDATED — Oct. 6, 11:45 p.m. ET: Men's Health magazine tweeted an apology and said they have deleted the story.

Apologies for our “talk sports with her” story. It missed the mark and the negative feedback is justified. We've deleted it. [part 1]

Men's Health Mag@MensHealthMagFollow

Apologies for our “talk sports with her” story. It missed the mark and the negative feedback is justified. We've deleted it. [part 1]

5:30 PM - 06 Oct 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

It wasn’t meant to suggest that women are in any way inferior to men, in sports, or anything else. But … we’re sorry that it did. [part 2]

Men's Health Mag@MensHealthMagFollow

It wasn’t meant to suggest that women are in any way inferior to men, in sports, or anything else. But … we’re sorry that it did. [part 2]

5:37 PM - 06 Oct 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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Men's Health magazine tweeted this picture Monday with a link to a short article claiming "most women" don't care about sports stats, but love "story lines."

She sees the game differently than you. Here’s how, and what to do about it: http://t.co/AaQXS1bsWY

Men's Health Mag@MensHealthMagFollow

She sees the game differently than you. Here’s how, and what to do about it: http://t.co/AaQXS1bsWY

4:12 PM - 06 Oct 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Many saw the tweet as sexist and immediately expressed outrage.

hi @MensHealthMag, you don't know me, but i run @ESPNMag's annual analytics issue. also, i have a vagina!

Megan Greenwell@megreenwellFollow

hi @MensHealthMag, you don't know me, but i run @ESPNMag's annual analytics issue. also, i have a vagina!

1:39 PM - 06 Oct 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Just talk like you would anyone else? RT @MensHealthMag She sees the game differently than you http://t.co/n3RWzh6p7n

Jimmy GWAPpolo@MarlonHAAANdoFollow

Just talk like you would anyone else? RT @MensHealthMag She sees the game differently than you http://t.co/n3RWzh6p7n

1:13 PM - 06 Oct 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

@MensHealthMag How about you talk to us like we're PEOPLE?

Alison Melko@AlisonMelkoFollow

@MensHealthMag How about you talk to us like we're PEOPLE?

1:25 PM - 06 Oct 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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@MensHealthMag boy are you dumb! Have fun with the fallout from this!! (Also, to answer your question, the same as guys)

GraduateBlackhawks@GradHawksBlogFollow

@MensHealthMag boy are you dumb! Have fun with the fallout from this!! (Also, to answer your question, the same as guys)

1:26 PM - 06 Oct 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

The latest @MensHealthMag tweet is disgusting and belittling.

Maxi Rodriguez@FutbolIntellectFollow

The latest @MensHealthMag tweet is disgusting and belittling.

1:46 PM - 06 Oct 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Cancel my subscription. RT @MensHealthMag: She sees the game differently than you. Here’s how & what to do about it:

Don Van Natta Jr.@DVNJrFollow

Cancel my subscription. RT @MensHealthMag: She sees the game differently than you. Here’s how & what to do about it:

1:48 PM - 06 Oct 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

.@MensHealthMag A fun fact is that some women do like stats and some men don't. #wow

Scott McLaughlin@smclaughlin9Follow

.@MensHealthMag A fun fact is that some women do like stats and some men don't. #wow

1:46 PM - 06 Oct 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

I tried throwing baseballs at women to get their attention and talk sports with me. It didn't work @MensHealthMag

Cooper Fleishman@_CooperFollow

I tried throwing baseballs at women to get their attention and talk sports with me. It didn't work @MensHealthMag

1:41 PM - 06 Oct 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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.@MensHealthMag fuck you. no, "she" does not. how about you try talking to us like we're people?

Deanna@DeannaMarieRVAFollow

.@MensHealthMag fuck you. no, "she" does not. how about you try talking to us like we're people?

1:35 PM - 06 Oct 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Shut up, @MensHealthMag, you don’t know any women.

Casey, but a Dracula@RaedancesFollow

Shut up, @MensHealthMag, you don’t know any women.

1:35 PM - 06 Oct 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

wait are you serious RT @MensHealthMag She sees the game differently than you. Here’s how, and what to do about it

Paul Thompson@pthompson3507Follow

wait are you serious RT @MensHealthMag She sees the game differently than you. Here’s how, and what to do about it

1:33 PM - 06 Oct 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

.@MensHealthMag I can guarantee I know more about sports than whoever wrote this article. Go die in a hole.

Jill@six15elevenFollow

.@MensHealthMag I can guarantee I know more about sports than whoever wrote this article. Go die in a hole.

1:26 PM - 06 Oct 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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I JUST CANT BELIEVE IM EVEN ABLE TO WATCH SPORTS OR UNDERSTAND STATS WITH THESE PESKY BOOBS IN THE WAY @MensHealthMag

sportsyelling.@sportsyellingFollow

I JUST CANT BELIEVE IM EVEN ABLE TO WATCH SPORTS OR UNDERSTAND STATS WITH THESE PESKY BOOBS IN THE WAY @MensHealthMag

2:23 PM - 06 Oct 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

only 15 cents an issue tho pup RT @nycsouthpaw: Charming. https://t.co/Q6KjwwzZT9

darth™ @darthFollow

only 15 cents an issue tho pup
RT @nycsouthpaw: Charming. https://t.co/Q6KjwwzZT9

2:22 PM - 06 Oct 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Excuse me @MensHealthMag, can you provide some stats to back up your claim? Also please send a man to explain them to me. A hot one. Thanks.

Elika Sadeghi@steakNstiffarmsFollow

Excuse me @MensHealthMag, can you provide some stats to back up your claim? Also please send a man to explain them to me. A hot one. Thanks.

2:14 PM - 06 Oct 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Step 1 @MensHealthMag? Know that bc we deal w crap like this & still love sports, our passion likely outmatches yours

Stephanie Haberman@StephLaurenFollow

Step 1 @MensHealthMag? Know that bc we deal w crap like this & still love sports, our passion likely outmatches yours

2:27 PM - 06 Oct 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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