37 Results for tag: NCAA

CSC Chairman Takes on Myles Brand’s Code of Silence on Title IX

Over at Inside Higher Education, the Web site is running a piece from College Sports Council chairman Eric Pearson on NCAA President Myles Brand's recent statements on how member schools shouldn't blame Title IX for future cuts in men's athletic programs. The entire text of the article appears below: Myles Brand’s Code of Silence By Eric ... More

At Delaware, the Culprit Was Title IX

Somebody didn't get the memo from NCAA President Myles Brand on cuts in men's athletic programs and Title IX -- and his name is University of Delaware Athletic Director Edgar Johnson. Last night, we reported that Delaware announced that as part of its long-term strategic plan for athletics, that the school would drop men's indoor track and add women's ... More

Deciphering the Title IX Double-Talk

The recent double-talk from Myles Brand and the NCAA is so zany and contradictory we thought it might be a good time to have a quick reality check. First, to recap, Brand recently told USA Today: "My expectation is that over the next year or two we are going to see more cuts of men's teams and so I am trying, frankly, to pre-empt the argument against ... More

On Honesty and Title IX

Paul Ogden on the Myles Brand Title IX Whitewash: Regardless of whether Title IX is a good thing or bad thing, Brand has no business encouraging academic institutions to be anything less than honest when it comes to explaining the cuts. Then again, as we've seen with quota advocates, honesty is often in short supply. More

The Myles Brand Title IX Whitewash

A small knot of College Sports Council supporters are in Washington, DC today and we're shaking our heads after reading the following story in today's edition ofUSA Today: NCAA's Brand: Don't fault Title IX for future cuts By Erik Brady, USA TODAY NCAA President Myles Brand has a message for member institutions: Don't blame Title IX. Brand ... More

Title IX Killing Men’s Gymnastics in California

From Stick It Media: Savings Sports blog has an interesting post about Title IX . One quote in particular caught StickItMedia’s eyes — "the NCAA cannot be considered an objective source. The NCAA leadership is on record as being closely aligned with groups fighting all forms of Title IX reform and has attempted to quash any debate about the effect of ... More

Kathy DeBoer on Title IX

In arguments over the implementation of Title IX in athletics, it's easy for the debate to get heated and for feelings to get bruised. With that in mind, I'd like to introduce everyone to Kathy DeBoer, the Executive Director of the American Volleyball Coaches Association. A year ago, DeBoer sat for an interview with the NCAA coinciding with the 35th ... More