- The average WNBA player makes $72K; the average NBA player makes $5 million
- There are huge disparities between men's and women's sports, a former Olympic champ says
- A recent survey says both men and women believe men are better at sports
This story was originally published in 2015. Kelly Wallace is CNN's digital correspondent and editor-at-large covering family, career and life. Read her other columns and follow her reports at CNN Parents and on Twitter.
(CNN)Last month, my husband and I took our daughters to a Columbia University women's basketball game. We live nearby, had already attended a men's game and were excited for our girls, one of whom plays basketball, to watch college women in action.