Female athletes changing landscape on ownership in professional sports

August 3, 2022

Following public outcry that forced former owner and U.S. Sen. Kelly Loeffler to sell the Atlanta Dream — Loeffler had made derogatory comments about the Black Lives Matter movement, a cause long supported by WNBA players — Montgomery partnered with two others to purchase the Dream (she is also the team’s vice president). To buy in, she first had to retire as a player. USA Today