For those of you following the effort to preserve varsity status for the men's rugby team at Cal, you might want to consult one of the following sources:
Save Cal Varsity Rugby Facebook Page
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Cal Rugby Coach Jack Clark: "Title IX is a math test where men's teams get cut." For more from California Golden Blogs, click here.
Over the past 72 hours, we've seen a lot of talk about the cuts at UC Berkeley. And one comment that we've seen over and over again goes something like this: Title IX didn't cause the budget pressure that led to the cut of the five varsity programs at the school.
And that's true, Title IX didn't lead to the budget problems at Cal. Then again, there ...
We're continuing to keep an eye on the athletic department at UC-Berkeley, and the latest news is that the supporters of the men's rugby team are getting nervous about possibly being downgraded to club status. From the San Francisco Chronicle:
The most successful sports program in Cal history is fearful it may be downgraded to club status.
The men's ...