12 Results for tag: football
One of the hottest trending topics now in college sports is the discussion about schools paying athletes stipends in addition to their scholarships. The NCAA has opened the possibility for schools to pay athletes with the recently proposed Division I Board of Directors governance restructuring. The issue picked up additional momentum recently when the ...
While Humboldt State's football
team is making a comeback from recent losing seasons, other Cal State programs can't recover from defeat that took place almost 20 years ago — but it's not their fault.
Back in '93, a multi-year agreement between California State University and the National Organization for Women (NOW) cemented proportionality's mark ...
Veteran Portland High football
coach Mike Bailey has called it quits after 26 years and a winning record. Among many reasons, one particularly stands out: The recent booster club reforms issued for Portland and Deering this past September. Instead of separate booster clubs for each sport, next year will only allow one booster club for all sports.
Joliet Junior College's (JJC) board voted yesterday to cut its 61-year-old football
program for two reasons: budget considerations and Title IX proportionality. At the expense of the boys with no college football
future, JJC officials and local newspapers claim victory for gender equity and student athletes who participate in other sports programs. More ...
Yesterday, ESPN's Outside the Lines did a report on the recent elimination of football
and wrestling at the University of Nebraska-Omaha. The school took the action as part of its planned move to Division I. At the time, the school said that the move would help with Title IX compliance in the future (click here for our initial reaction to that announcemen...
We're just about 36 hours past the publish time on Katie Thomas's horribly unbalanced piece on roster management and Title IX. The good news is that there are more than a few people who aren't buying her take on gender equity.
First, we ought to check in with Wendy Parker, whose take on the piece ought to be required reading for any Journalism 101 ...
One canard that gets repeated a lot by supporters of gender quotas is that Title IX isn't really the problem when it comes to the elimination of men's sports. Instead, as you can see above in a tweet from just a few hours ago, they argue that the real problem is all of the money schools spend on big time football
, and to a lesser extent, basketball.
In only the past few weeks, both Northeastern Univerisity and HofstraUniversity announced that they were eliminating their football
programs. Both schools compete in the Football
Championship Series, what was known for many years as Division I-AA. In announcing the end of the programs, officials at both schools cited many of the typical reasons: ...
In response to last week's New York Times series on the rise of club sports in collegiate athletics, College Sports Council Chairman Eric Pearson wrote the following letter to the editor that appeared in Saturday's newspaper:
To the Sports Editor:
The single biggest factor in the growth of club sports in college may be the stringent enforcement of ...