That plays into the way "media uses sexuality, creating it as mysterious, taboo and exciting. Sexual imagery in the media is almost exclusively young, fit people," so "athletes are sexy by definition."
What was truly disappointing about President Obama's first year in office was the way that he flinched every time support for abortion came up in policy debates. In many ways, this has made things worse.
I definitely agree teen contraceptive use is headed in the wrong direction. But conflating "teens" as individuals with "teen contraceptive use" is kind of emblematic of the problem with so much sex education.