2012 Major League Soccer Racial and Gender Report Card Released
The grades for Major League Soccer(MLS) increased for both racial and gender hiring practices in the 2012 MLS Racial and Gender Report Card (MLS RGRC). The MLS RGRC was issued by The Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport (TIDES) at the University of Central Florida.
MLS earned a B+/A- grade on its racial hiring practices in the 2012 MLS RGRC with 88.6 points, down from 90 points in the 2011 MLS RGRC. MLS’s grade for gender hiring practices rose significantly from a C+ to a B with 80.5 points, up from 76 in 2011.