NFL earns lowest grades, WNBA earns highest in study

Updated: October 18, 2005, 7:28 PM ET
Associated Press

ORLANDO, Fla. -- The NFL ranked last in a study comparing opportunities for women and minorities in five professional sports leagues, and the WNBA was the only league to earn top marks.

The NBA, Major League Baseball and the MLS all showed improvement, but women's basketball received the only A overall in the report card released Tuesday by the University of Central Florida.

The study examined the front office, support staff, playing and coaching opportunities for ...

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