13 Results for tag: New York Times

Cheer Mom Blasts Women’s Sports Foundation in NYT Letter to the Editor

Over the weekend, the New York Times published a letter to the editor from the mother of a competitive cheerleader that probably wasn't well received at the HQ of the Women's Sports Foundation on Long Island: To the Sports Editor: Re “Cutting Men’s Programs Now to Satisfy Title IX in Future,” May 2: By lumping cheerleading with drill team and ... More

What the Women’s Sports Foundation Doesn’t Want You to Know About Title IX and Quotas

Here at Saving Sports, we've been following rumors about the elimination of the men's track and field team at the University of Delaware for about two and a half years. If you look through our archives, you'll see that we first took notice of the possibility of trouble back in November 2008. Over the weekend, the New York Times finally took a look at the ... More

NYT Prints Letter to the Editor From College Sports Council President Leo Kocher on Title IX and Roster Caps

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 ... More

Rasmussen: 64% of Americans Oppose Use of Prong One in Title IX Enforcement

Following up on the polling done by the New York Times on Title IX earlier this week, the folks over at Rasmussen Reports have done some additional work that has uncovered something that we've long suspected—a solid majority of Americans oppose the use of strict quotas to enforce Title IX in intercollegiate athletics. The important information comes ... More

Fighting the Title IX Echo Chamber and the New York Times

We're just about 36 hours past the publish time on Katie Thomas's horribly unbalanced piece on roster management and Title IX. The good news is that there are more than a few people who aren't buying her take on gender equity. First, we ought to check in with Wendy Parker, whose take on the piece ought to be required reading for any Journalism 101 ... More

Official CSC Statement Regarding the New York Times Report on Roster Management and Title IX

The following statement is an official response to the New York Times story that was published this morning concerning the use of roster management by schools to comply with Title IX. It can be attributed to Leo Kocher, President of the College Sports Council: “Title IX has been turned into a gender quota law plain and simple, and it should not be a ... More

Geno Auriemma on Today’s NYT Story on Roster Management

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. C... More

The New York Times, Title IX and Roster Management

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 ... More

Another Way Title IX Harms Female Athletes

I was looking through the New York Times Sports section on Monday morning when this piece about the U.S. Women's Olympic Ice Hockey Team caught my eye: In putting together a schedule leading to the Olympics, the United States women’s hockey team hoped to intersperse a dozen or so games against Minnesota boys’ high school teams within its usual ... More

Calling Out the New York Times on Title IX and Cutting Men’s Athletics

Exactly two weeks ago, the New York Times ran an article about recent across the board cuts in college athletic programs. Of course, that story neglected to mention how strict proportionality and Title IX are forcing schools to concentrate their cuts in men's athletic programs. Our friend Allison Kasic sat down at her keyboard and wrote this letter ... More