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Discrimination In The Marketing And Compensation Of Female Athletes In The Age Of Trump

Jasneel Chaddha | Posted 02.03.2017 | Sports
Jasneel Chaddha

In March of 2016, five members of the U.S. Women's National Soccer Team (USWNT) filed a wage discrimination complaint against the United States Soccer Federation (USSF) with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).

Megan Rapinoe Kneels Again -- This Time As A Member Of The USWNT

Reuters | Maxwell Strachan | Posted 09.16.2016 | Sports

Soccer star Megan Rapinoe on Thursday again protested social inequality by kneeling during the U.S. national anthem, this time as a member of the Unit...

The U.S. Women's Soccer Team Won't Win A Medal At The Rio Olympics

The Huffington Post | Travis Waldron | Posted 08.16.2016 | Sports

Sweden eliminated the U.S. Women’s National Team from the 2016 Rio Olympics on Friday, winning 4-3 on penalty kicks after the match finished 1-1 thr...

Colombia Scores Last-Second Goal To Tie U.S. Women's Soccer At Rio Olympics

The Huffington Post | Travis Waldron | Posted 08.16.2016 | Sports

Colombia stunned the U.S. Women’s National Team with a game-tying goal in the final minutes of their match Tuesday night that earned them a 2-2 draw...

Hope Solo Stars As U.S. Women's Soccer Beats France At Olympics

The Huffington Post | Travis Waldron | Posted 08.12.2016 | Sports

Carli Lloyd scored the goal that gave the U.S. Women’s National Team a crucial 1-0 victory over France at the 2016 Olympics on Saturday, but it was ...

U.S. Women's Soccer Team Cruises To Opening Victory At Rio Olympics

The Huffington Post | Travis Waldron | Posted 08.04.2016 | Sports

The United States Women’s National Team sailed to a 2-0 victory over New Zealand in their opening match of the 2016 Rio Olympics, where the American...

As Olympics Begin, Senators Renew Call For Equal Pay For U.S. Women's Soccer Stars

The Huffington Post | Travis Waldron | Posted 08.12.2016 | Sports

Two U.S. senators on Wednesday renewed their efforts to scrutinize why players on the U.S. women’s national soccer team earn less than their male co...

Equal Pay For USWNT And Why Women Don’t Ask

Jennifer Matt | Posted 07.26.2016 | Women
Jennifer Matt

There are many inspiring commercials featuring the U.S. women’s national soccer team (USWNT), portraying them as role models for young girls who hop...

LeBron James Begs Us All To Step Up And Stop The Violence

The Huffington Post | Juliet Spies-Gans | Posted 01.03.2017 | Sports

In a week full of horrors, Thursday night brought its own sickening series of events, this time centered at a Black Lives Matter rally in Dallas, Texa...

The Importance Of Fathers In Sports Gender Equality

Jennifer Matt | Posted 06.19.2016 | Sports
Jennifer Matt

When an issue shifts from an abstract idea to something that impacts someone very close to you, like your daughter, your new perspective changes everything. Instead of the abstract idea of "gender equality in sports" you are fighting for the right for your daughter to participate in sports with the same opportunity your son is given

Senate Passes Equal Pay Resolution For U.S. Women Soccer Stars

The Huffington Post | Travis Waldron | Posted 05.26.2016 | Sports

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Women's National Team gained another ally in its fight for equal pay on Thursday, when the Senate unanimously approved a non-bi...

Americans Want U.S. Soccer To Pay Women's Team Equally

The Huffington Post | Travis Waldron | Posted 05.12.2016 | Sports

Carli Lloyd, Hope Solo and the other stars of the U.S. Women's National Team have fans in their corner when it comes to their equal pay dispute with t...

ESPN To Have First Female Analyst Call Top Soccer Tournament On U.S. TV

The Huffington Post | Travis Waldron | Posted 05.11.2016 | Sports

ESPN's broadcast commentator team for this summer's 2016 European Championships, will include the first woman analyst to work a major men's soccer tou...

USWNT Lawyer Says U.S. Soccer Distorted Pay Numbers

The Huffington Post | Travis Waldron | Posted 04.22.2016 | Sports

Three weeks after five members of the U.S. Women's National Team filed a complaint against the U.S. Soccer Federation alleging that the sport's Americ...

Obama Gives A Nudge To Women's Soccer Players Getting Equal Pay

The Huffington Post | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 04.12.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- It was just a brief mention. Easy to miss, really. "Equal pay for equal work should be a fundamental principle of our economy," Presiden...

U.S. Soccer Champ Carli Lloyd Writes Forceful Op-Ed On Equal Pay

The Huffington Post | Emma Gray | Posted 04.12.2016 | Women

Equal pay is about equality -- no more, no less. For anyone who's still fuzzy on that point, allow U.S. soccer champion Carli Lloyd to break it down f...

Dear Abby

Natasha Walizer | Posted 04.06.2017 | Sports
Natasha Walizer

Prove them wrong Abby. Show the world how you will not run and hide. Show the world how each and every one of us can learn from our mistakes, our challenges, our "failures." Show the world how much more you can do for them.

U.S. Men's Soccer Players Skewer Abby Wambach On Twitter After DUI

The Huffington Post | Juliet Spies-Gans | Posted 04.04.2016 | Sports

It’s been a roller coaster of a week in the American soccer world, as an important, progressive stand taken by U.S. women’s national team players ...

Paying Women's Soccer Players Fairly Doesn't Even Begin To Rectify The Discrimination Problem

The Huffington Post | Shane Ferro | Posted 04.01.2016 | Sports

Every once in a while as a writer you really put your foot in your mouth. This week five of the players from the United States women's national soccer...

U.S. Women’s Soccer Doesn’t Deserve Equal Pay — They Deserve More

The Huffington Post | Justin Block | Posted 12.29.2016 | Sports

Historic moment. Proud of the strength of this team. #fighting #equalplayequalpay pic.twitter.com/JnAbyL8bm8— Carli Lloyd (@CarliLloyd) March 31, 20...

USWNT Files Lawsuit Against U.S. Soccer In Fight For Equal Pay

The Huffington Post | Juliet Spies-Gans | Posted 04.01.2016 | Sports

Five of the biggest names on the U.S. women’s national soccer team roster filed a complaint against the U.S. Soccer Federation on Wednesday, demandi...

USWNT Stars Lead The Way In Concussion Research For Female Athletes

The Huffington Post | Justin Block | Posted 03.31.2016 | Sports

The stars are aligning for researchers trying to learn more about how head injuries affect a woman's brain. United States women's national team stars ...

Not One, But Two Awesome Things Happened At Wednesday's USWNT Game

The Huffington Post | Juliet Spies-Gans | Posted 02.11.2016 | Sports

In a game against Costa Rica Wednesday night, the U.S. Women’s National Team rewrote the history book once more, breaking records on breakaways and ...

There Are Signs That A U.S. Women's Soccer League Is Finally Working

The Huffington Post | Travis Waldron | Posted 01.21.2016 | Sports

BALTIMORE -- Eight months ago, Cameron Payne whizzed around New York City on the night before he would become a millionaire, bouncing between the medi...

Remember That Time Donald Trump Almost Bought An NFL Team?

The Huffington Post | Travis Waldron | Posted 12.18.2015 | Sports

It's easy to forget now, but before he was a Republican presidential candidate, business mogul Donald Trump was interested -- at least a little bit --...