5 Results for tag: Nancy Hogshead-Makar

When Will the Fabrications End?

In the Florida Times-Union, we learn that "Boys aren't being hurt by Title IX" even though male and female athletes, think-tankers and government lawyers  prove otherwise.  We are told that Title IX enforcement is not akin to a quota despite the widespread implementation of artificial, rigid limits on the number of male athletes allowed to play and ... More

Some Things Nancy Hogshead-Makar Doesn’t Want You to Know About Title IX Enforcement

At the end of July, many proponents of reform of Title IX enforcement got an early Christmas present from ESPN.com when Gregg Easterbrook, better known as the author of the Tuesday Morning Quarterback column, penned an extensive take on why Title IX needed to be reformed. For me, it felt like a landmark moment. For the most part, we don't see many person... More

NOW Comes Out in Support of Competitive Cheer (Maybe)

Here's a piece of news that had me gasping in astonishment: the National Organization of Women has come out in support of competitive cheer. Here's a linkto the statement: Granting cheerleading a place in the sports world will force the development of stricter regulations, official tournaments, and improved training and safety procedures -- important ... More

Nancy Hogshead-Makar, Competitive Cheer and the Softball Problem

Thanks to Wendy Parker, I came across a quote from Nancy Hogshead-Makar of the Women's Sports Foundation concerning the relative value of competitive cheer vs. other sports. I think it makes interesting reading. The following quote comes from The Telegraph, a newspaper in the United Kingdom: Nancy Hogshead-Makar, a lawyer for the Women's Sports Foundation, ... More

On Girls High School Flag Football

Over the past week or so, there's been a lot of chatter back and forth on the Web concerning a New York Times story about the popularity of flag football for girls in Florida high schools. On the one hand, you have a number of folks from the women's sports establishment who can't seem to make up their mind whether or not this is a good thing: “No one ... More