Category Archives: Controversy

The Fight for Equal Pay, More Important Now than Ever Before

On March 30th, Carli Lloyd, Alex Morgan, Megan Rapinoe, Becky Sauerbrunn and Hope Solo, filed a federal complaint by means of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, accusing U.S. Soccer of wage discrimination. As a result of the collective bargaining agreement long ago negotiated between members of the U.S. women’s national team and U.S. Soccer, they… Read More »

What do the Panama Papers mean for FIFA president Gianni Infantino?

In early 2015, an anonymous source began corresponding with German newspaper, Süddeutsche Zeitung, eventually submitting encrypted legal documents from a Panamanian law firm named Mossack Fonseca. The firm sells anonymous offshore companies, or shell companies, to owners around the world, enabling them to hide their business operations and engage in illegal practices such as tax… Read More »

Sunderland’s Chief Executive Margaret Byrne Sinks

In the modern era of professional sports, many teams have erred on the safe and responsible side when it comes to judging a player’s actions off the field. The NFL is a perfect example in which teams will promptly release a player following the emergence of illicit activities that ought to warrant concern. Thus, it… Read More »