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    As wikipedia.org mentioned, “Throughout the world, most top female athletes are not paid, and must work full-time or part-time jobs in addition to their training, practices and competition schedules. The WNBA pays the top women players 60 times less than top men players. The minimum salary for a female basketball players in the WNBA is $38,913 and the maximum salary is $109,500. The minimum salary for a male player in the NBA is $525,093 and the maximum is $16.407 million. So, even if the female players are better players, they are still paid less than most male players because of their gender. In golf, the total prize money for the 2014 PGA tour was over $340 million, which is quite a bit compared to the new high for the 2015 LPGA tour, which was $61.6 million. This past year has been a very revolutionary year for Women’s Soccer. Canada hosted the WWC and the USWNT won the tournament. For their win, the team got $2 million. For the German National Men’s Team, who won the 2014 World Cup the year before, they got $35 million for their win, while the USMNT who lost out in the Round of 16 and got 15th, received $9 million. Still in soccer, the NWSL players are paid between $6,000-$30,000, while players in the MLS get paid a minimum of $50,000. The highest paid player in the NWSL, Alex Morgan, made $450,000 in 2015, which much of her salary was from sponsorships. The…

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    salaries at NCAA Division I-FBS schools are $3,430,000 for men’s teams and $1,172,400 for women’s teams. The income gap between men and women has been well publicized, with women earning on average only 77% of what their male counterparts earn. However the gap is much wider in the world of elite sports, where female athletes earn just a fraction of what men earn in the same profession. The NBA average salary for the 2014-15 season was $4,500,000 and the WNBA estimated average salary was $72,000.…

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    count the full 108 rounds of the practice session. Since you were having to keep count of the rounds, this did not allow you to enter the flow state of mind. Instead, you had to constantly work to remember where you were in the count. Is There an App for this? The discussion naturally led to the idea of creating an app specifically designed for the Sun salutations, one that would keep track of the rounds for you. At the same time, we talked about the idea of using the FocusBand trainer to help…

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    Richards of the right to play tennis professionally in the U.S Open (Rose 3). In 2008, Lana Lawless, a professional golfer who underwent gender reassignment surgery to become a woman in 2005, won the Women’s Long Drivers of America (LDA) competition by hitting the golf ball more than 250 yards. In 2010, the Women’s Long Drivers of America (LDA) and Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) changed it’s rules to require participants to be “female at birth” to participate. After the change of…

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    Callaway Golf History

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    is in the United States, Australia, Canada, China, India, Japan, Korea, Latin America, New Zealand, and Europe. Callaway Golf Company is a large business that does business in different parts of the world. Callaway Golf Company has a good amount of strengths that would help in any strategic alliance. They have a large and diversified golf business. Callaway has a strong core branding on their products. They have ideal product placement in the stores that sell Callaway golf products. Callaway is…

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    Women playing golf became so big they eventually got their own Organizations. “The two most well known organizations for golf were the Women’s Professional Golf Association (WPGA), and the Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA), established in 1949.” (Gray 4) Basketball was also a spectator sport that became one of the most popular sports in the 1940s. “Two big organizations were established in the 1940s, the Basketball Association of America (BAA), established in 1946, and the National…

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    Women's Pay Gap Analysis

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    approximately 44% women competed in the Olympics and won more medals than men in United States, however women gets paid smaller than men no matter the sport. For instance, tennis, one of the major sports around the world and the sport that is known for gender equality, still has a huge pay gap between the men singles champion and the women singles champion. Last year Roger Federer and Serena Williams won the singles title and defended their titles at the Western and Southern Open in August.…

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    about clothes; not a past,current, or future competition she will participate in. A lack of funding only makes this worse, as USA Today reports that “for every $1 spend on women’s college sports, $3 is spent on men’s, with women receiving only 38 percent of scholarship funds and 27 percent of recruiting funds” (7). To add on to this injustice, ESPN devotes only 1.4% of all air time to women sports (7). This lack of attention could drive this behavior of “money follows the attention”, as…

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    Gender refers to the socially-constructed roles of and relationships between males and females, which is not based on biological differences. The roles are a imperative in this construction for parents and the media, especially in the area of sport. Since sports were invented, there is a controversial issue about gender in sports. In the early years, only men were played the sports, and the things that women could do were sit on the sidelines and watch. However, things had have a change over the…

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    success as a student-athlete. There are currently 262 Division 1 Women’s Collegiate Golf Teams (Golfweek, 2015). With each team having a minimum of six members, there are over 1500 women golfers competing at the highest level of collegiate golf. To date there has been a lack of studies done on women’s golf, in particular Division I Women’s golf at the championship level. There have been many studies on the mental side of sports. Studies on mental toughness (Jones, 2002), preparation and…

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