Coronavirus is blocking the painstaking path to equal pay in sports

Minky Worden
Coronavirus is blocking the painstaking path to equal pay in sports

On Mar. 12, the US Soccer Association announced that all games schedule through April were canceled. On Mar. 11, United States Soccer Federation president Carlos Cordeiro resigned following a firestorm of condemnation by sponsors, players, and the public over legal filings claiming that “indisputable science” proved that the players on the US Women’s National Team are inferior to the men. Shamefully, the US Soccer Federation also cited player Alex Morgan’s pregnancy and paid maternity leave in its argument to the US District Court to justify differential pay structures.