How Can Football Remain the King of Sports if Gender Equality is Taken Seriously?

17905364_303I’m late to post this, but before the Super Bowl I had an op-ed in USA Today that addressed the question above. How it starts:

In the 2018 US midterm elections a record 117 women were elected to Congress. National politics, once exclusively a men’s club, is changing fast. However, in 21st century America one place place still ruled by men for men — sports.

Read the rest here.

One Reply to “How Can Football Remain the King of Sports if Gender Equality is Taken Seriously?”

  1. Doesn’t it really not matter? This is something the market will sort out. If a more “woke” sports option takes eyeballs from football then yes, football may not remain king.

    Neither outcome needs to have any great particular moral meaning, though.

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