Women in soccer get paid the small bucks

April 1, 2016


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Members of the U.S. women’s soccer team file a complaint with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission over their pay. They say they’re the driving economic force for U.S. soccer, but get paid less than their male counterparts. Plus, WNBA star Sue Bird talks about the low pay for women’s professional basketball in the United States on this edition of our Keeping Score with Rick Horrow audio podcast. Click button above for podcast.

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Separate but Equal ?

Time to remove gender in professional sports.

Posted by BobWhite2000 | Report as abusive

they should just quit and get a real job.

Posted by Breadie | Report as abusive

But when a tennis official points out that men are the driving force behind tennis, he is forced to resign. In this example involving soccer, the press promotes the argument without skepticism or any of the prejudice previously demonstrated.

Posted by BillSimmons | Report as abusive