I don't blame them. I don't know where I am! I can say from experience that Mr. Emotionally it was the worst. So to psych myself up on the big day and establish my domain early, I strip down before Bernier and Westgarth enter. Herman has a lot to do with how I got this far in my career.
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A woman’s eye view of the men’s locker room
It's where we build relationships with athletes we hope to interview away from the playing field, where we hope conversation leads to good stories. I'm still asking the questions, but the athletes -- LA Kings goalie Jonathan Bernier and enforcer Kevin Westgarth -- are clothed while I'm in the buff. It's probably no coincidence that the big stars — such as Wayne Gretzky, Tom Brady, Derek Jeter and Sidney Crosby, whose rookie season I covered for a series and subsequent book — are the most respectful and professional. So in the month before I left for LA, I became an urban nudist. Channel 10's head of sport David Barham said McLaughlin was "a bit angry and upset" but she later tried to brush off the drama. If you want to write a letter to the editor, please forward to letters globeandmail.