Hand Gesture

A college soccer player who lost her athletic scholarship after showing her middle finger to a camera that was broadcasting her game on ESPNU cannot pursue her First Amendment, Title IX and other claims against the University of Connecticut Board of Trustees, a federal court in the state ruled.  

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Judge Rejects Equal-Pay Claims by US Women’s Soccer Team

The U.S. Women’s soccer team’s gender discrimination lawsuit deflated Friday when a federal judge in Los Angeles granted U.S. Soccer Federation summary judgment, finding women earned more in cumulative pay and rejecting claims women would have earned more under the men’s team’s pay structure.

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