The U.S. women’s national soccer team just scored a spectacular own goal in California U.S. District court. Their lawsuit, contending they were underpaid in comparison with the men’s team, was rejected in a summary judgement.

And without so much as a single dramatic courthouse steps news conference starring the purple-haired Norma Rae: Megan Rapinoe.

Michael Shannon is a commentator and public relations consultant.

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