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World Cup prize money disparity is an obstacle to Equal Pay

Nov. 15, 2022 17:28 PM EST

World Cup prize money continues to be a sticking point for equality in soccer, despite the historic equal pay agreement between U.S. Soccer and its men's and women's teams. Earlier this year, the U.S. national teams decided to split prize money, which means that the haul from playing...

Latinos love football, but numbers lag at NFL, college level

Nov. 15, 2022 12:49 PM EST

NOGALES, Ariz. (AP) — Benjamin Ley-Shipley is like thousands of other teenagers across the United States. He's a high school football player who loves the game and has hopes of playing at the small college level over the next few years. He's a running back, defensive back and a...

NFL sees higher grades for gender hiring in diversity study

Nov. 10, 2022 16:19 PM EST

The NFL posted significant gains in hiring women for coaching, team front-office and league-headquarters positions, according to an annual diversity report. Thursday’s report card from The Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport (TIDES) at Central Florida assigned an overall B...