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The Truth About the Women’s Sports Foundation and Their Study on Athletic Participation Rates

We heard back by phone from Associated Press sports editor Terry Taylor about the problems we pointed out in reporter Melissa Murphy's story about a Women's Sports Foundation (WSF) study -- "Who's Playing College Sports? Money, Race and Gender -- that concluded male athletes hadn't been harmed by Title IX. Taylor was diligent in looking into the matter ... More

CSC Lodges Official Complaint With Associated Press Over WSF Study

I'm sure most of you will recall that the College Sports Council had all sorts of problems with a study that was released recently by the Women's Sports Foundation entitled, “Who's Playing College Sports? Money, Race and Gender.” But while we had multiple concerns over the study, we were just as alarmed by the way some in the media chose to cover ... More

CSC Statement on WSF Study on Athletic Participation Rates

The College Sports Council released the following statement earlier today: Washington, D.C., September 26, 2008 – The College Sports Council (CSC), a national coalition of coaches, parents, athletes, and alumni, calls attention to unverifiable source data collected by the WSF and NCAA used in a recently released Women's Sports Foundation study titled... More

Don’t Believe Everything That You Read

Yesterday the Women's Sports Foundation released a report claiming that male athletes haven't been harmed by enforcement of Title IX. To say the least, the folks at the College Sports Council are more than a little bit flummoxed by that conclusion, given that we came to much the opposite conclusion back in 2007. Here's a statement from Eric Pearson, ... More