The Kirkwood Call

The fight for equal pay

The fight for equal pay

Kate Hennessey, sports writer

March 3, 2016

Cristiano Ronaldo collected over $79 million according to Forbes, shooting him up to the third highest paid athlete in the world. Abby Wambach managed to make an estimated mere 190,000, according to TIME. They’re included in the over 30 percent of professional sports refusing to move forward from ...

Fans are at fault, not FIFA

Men's earnings vs. Women's earnings

Dom Palombo, sports writer

December 2, 2015

The final whistle blew, and the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team celebrated its first World Cup title in 16 years in Vancouver, Canada July 5. When the players arrived back in the states, the talk was not about the victory, but the relatively small amount of money the team won: $2 million. The $2...

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