MLS earns marks for diversity

November 21, 2013
By Associated Press
Major League Soccer received an overall grade of B+ for its diversity hiring practices for the second straight year.

The overall grade of 85.4 was up almost a full percentage point than the 84.6 it received last year, according to the annual report released Thursday by The Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport (TIDES) at the University of Central Florida.

The league received a B+ for its racial hiring practices. MLS received a B for its gender hiring practices, with a ...

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