In Friday's edition of the Boston Globe, reporter John Powers took a closer look at how a combination of budget pressures as well as pressure to comply with Title IX have led schools to eliminate men's teams:
There now are more collegiate rifle teams for women than there are for men. More schools offer women’s equestrian teams than men’s water polo ...
The following is an official statement from Eric Pearson, Chairman of the College Sports Council on yesterday's decision by a federal court in Connecticut that determined that competitive cheer cannot be considered a varsity sport under Title IX:
"Varsity status for competitive cheer is all about safety.
The ruling by the judge in the Quinnipiac
case is ...