In the Atlantic essay, “How Title IX Hurts Female Athletes,” Linda Flanagan and Susan H. Greenberg cite the prevalence of injuries and eating disorders, as well as the tremendous pressure to win games as evidence proving Title IX’s negative impact on girls. Those issues are serious and do deserve attention, but male athletes face the same challenges ...
Earlier today, the New York Times published a letter to the editor from College Sports Council President Leo Kocher. Kocher sent his letter in response to this week's story about Title IX and roster management
To the Sports Editor:
The N.C.A.A.’s own data reveals that female college students, rather than being discriminated against, are afforded an ...
Earlier today on ESPN, UConn Women's Basketball head coach Geno Auriemma, spoke more than a little truth about Title IX and equality of opportunity vs. equality of outcomes.
His comments came in response to a question posed by network anchor Hannah Storm about the New York Times piece on roster management
and Title IX that was published earlier today.
I've been getting messages since late last night about the piece that appeared in the New York Times today concerning the widespread misreporting of athletic participation data by colleges and universities in order to comply with Title IX.
We ought to take a look at one piece of truth that was uncovered by the piece, and that's the stone cold solid fact ...
From the outside looking in, news that a high school in South Dakota was eliminating their girls gymnastics team in order to add competitive cheer wouldn't seem like a significant story. But then, when you look a little closer, you can see how the tyranny of strict proportionality can wind up hurting a small roster sport:
Adding competitive cheer and ...
Texas Swimming has more to say about the bloodletting in the athletic department at URI:
In case there are two or three of you out there that still thinks it's a budget issue, get a load of this:
The 2008 men's swim team roster consists of 23 guys. The women are carrying a whopping 42 gals!
Which team do you think costs the most to keep? It's really ...