Gender wage gap: The pay disparity in athletics

By Nicole Sedivy

A Medill Newsmakers Report

This episode of Medill Newsmakers explores the gender wage gap in athletics present at the collegiate and professional level.

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Cari Grieb, attorney and sports law professor at John Marshall Law School in Chicago, shared her insight on Title IX and gender equality in professional sports like tennis.

Emily Allard of the Chicago Bandits and Philadelphia Daily News columnist John Smallwood discussed via Skype their opposing opinions on the issue.

Photo at top: Cari Grieb speaks with Nicole Sedivy about the wage disparity in athletics. (Nicole Sedivy/MEDILL)