U.S. Women's Hockey Team Hits Hard in Pay Dispute

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U.S. Women's Hockey Team Hits Hard in Pay Dispute

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In the expanding world of pay disputes between underpaid athletes and sports bodies, the U.S. Women’s National Hockey team Wednesday said it would take a step others have often been reluctant to: not show up for its games.

The team’s players said they would not play at their world championships—scheduled for two weeks in Plymouth, Mich.—because they are weary of being paid salaries that put them around the poverty line.

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