polo outlet san marcos You can’t equate men’s and women’s sports
They say it is unfair that the USSF pays them about a quarter less than what they pay the men when they represent the United States in international competition.
On Tuesday in the aftermath of the University of Connecticut smashing Syracuse to win the NCAA Women Tournament, one angle was that Huskies coach Geno Auriemma, by winning his 11th title, had passed UCLA legendary men coach John Wooden for the most championships in Division I basketball.
Companies paid more than $600 million for the 451 thirty second television commercials at the 2014 World Cup. The 2015 Women Cup drew about $40 million.
The biggest thing is that FIFA, soccer world governing body, gives the women game little respect.
The USA women team got $2 million for winning the 2015 Women World Cup while the men got $9 million for getting knocked out in the round of 16 in the 2014 World Cup because FIFA awarded the bonuses.
The EEOC can tell an international business how to give out its prize money.
That disparity in pay is a function of the business market and not sex discrimination.
WNBA players don make the same as NBA players because the league does not make the same amount of money.
Major League Soccer players work as hard at being professional athletes as NFL, NBA, NHL and MLB players but they don get paid as well as them because their game does not generate the money the other leagues do.
They are all male athletes but some sports are more popular than others and the salaries reflect that.
I appreciate, enjoy and support women sports, but I do so with the understanding that they are different games than the one men play even if the name is the same.