3 Results for tag: University of Oregon

Title IX Kills Oregon Wrestling

Though we missed this last week, we would be remiss not to take a moment to note that an Oregon state judge rejected a law suit filed to force the University of Oregon to retain its men's wrestling program. Here's a passage from the blog Save Oregon Wrestling that's awfully telling: In a decision dated October 22, 2008, and received today, Judge Lynn E. ... More

Letter to ESPN Ombudsman on Oregon Ad Cancellation

Earlier today I sent a letter on behalf of the College Sports Council to ESPN Ombudsman Le Anne Schreiber: Dear Ms. Schreiber: I am writing to you concerning ESPN's rejection of an advertisement that Save Oregon Wrestling (SOW) and one of our members, the National Wrestling Coaches Association (NWCA), had contracted with ESPN to run during coverage of ... More

Oregon Wrestling: Title IX’s Collateral Damage

Our friends at Oregon Wrestling are participating in the PAC-10 Championship in Eugene today, what may be the final competition in the program's 54-year existence. Late last week, Oregon's Assistant AD, Neal Zoubouklos, stated that Title IX compliance wasn't an issue when Oregon decided to drop the program in favor of adding Men's Baseball and ... More