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Billie Jean King, Bobby Riggs, Title IX and College Tennis

All over the Web today you're seeing a number of tributes to Billy Jean King's defeat of Bobby Riggs in a tennis challenge match on September 20, 1973. For the most part, the one thing that these articles all have in common are references to Title IX. Here's one example: Nonetheless, it is worth remembering for where it stands in history. The battle ... More

CSC Study on NCAA Tennis Shows Title IX Enforcement Has Failed to Boost Opportunities for Women While Eliminating Men’s Teams

A few moments ago, the College Sports Council published the following press release. Double Fault: Tennis not helped by Title IX Enforcement; Fails to boost opportunities for women and eliminates men's teams. College Sports Council analysis of NCAA Division I data charts tennis team sponsorship since 1996 Title IX policy clarification. August 31, ... More