Having spirit is not only what helps her have the resilience to keep going but it is something that helps other people to have the resilience to keep going. A Sophisticate supports others by sometimes merely cheering, encouraging, and believing that her team can win. Even when they might be losing, a Sophisticate encourages them while they are down. A Sophisticate's team can be any group of people that she believes in whether it be a team that her son or daughter are playing on or a team of a school she once belonged.
Sports is something that is not restricted to men. Sports is exciting, emotional, and a test of physical strength. Those attributes are open to and can be applied to women. A Sophisticate knows sports played or watched are not restricted to men only. A Sophisticate cheers and supports any team as much as any man. Why? Because a team is not just a bunch of players on a field or on a court, a team a representation of who she is and what she believes in whether it be figuratively or literally.
In the end, a Sophisticate is a sports fan not only because she cheers on her team or is considered a cheerleader but because she believes in something bigger, better, and larger then herself.
A Sophisticate is a sports fan because she believes in other people, win or lose.