State of uncertainty for women's sports
Ten years after the Brandi Chastain moment, women's pro sports are struggling
It was, from the outside looking in, an appropriately confusing turn. In the first few days after a player coup last month resulted in the toppling of LPGA commissioner Carolyn Bivens, a list of possible replacements was assembled. One of the names on that list was the respected president of the WNBA, Donna Orender.
Bivens' ouster, while no simple thing to explain, ultimately was tied to the understanding that the women's golf tour was hemorrhaging sponsorships, goodwill and solid ...
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Ten years after Brandi Chastain's signature moment at the Women's World Cup seemed to signal a turning point, ESPN.com examines the state of women's sports in the midst of the current economic crisis.