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WPS woes sign of bigger trend in women's sports

Updated: February 13, 2012, 3:30 PM ET
By Jane McManus

Seeing Women's Professional Soccer suspend operations for the 2102 season is disappointing. But in some ways it might be inevitable, at least for now.

Women aren't watching women's sports. At least not in numbers large enough to make professional leagues that are independent of a men's league financially viable.

Women's team sports have struggled at the box office, despite the millions of women who have grown up playing team sports since Title IX became law nearly 40 ...

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