The U.S. Soccer Federation said it has offered the World Cup-champion women’s national team equal pay with the men’s team in matches that it controls, as a spring trial date in their legal battle approaches.

But the federation asserted that the women—who are suing for equal pay—won’t meet because the proposal doesn’t include an award of the same World Cup prize money that the men’s tournament offers, according to a letter tweeted Saturday by the federation’s president. The federation doesn’t set prize money for the World Cups,…

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