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Title IX needs reform

Jun 18, 2015
The anti-discrimination law known as Title IX is meant to protect students from gender-based discrimination, but it has been used over the years to perpetuate it. "No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance," states the law's preamble. 

How Title IX Became a Political Weapon

Jun 7, 2015
Since its passage 43 years ago, Title IX has proved to be a remarkably elastic law. It has been stretched and warped from its original intent to end discrimination on the basis of sex in schools that receive federal funding. As long as Title IX?s victims were wrestlers or swimmers from low-revenue men?s sports that were jettisoned to achieve participation-parity with women?s sports, nobody much cared. But now that the law is being turned into a tool to suppress free speech on college campuses, even liberals are starting to cry foul. 

Will Paying College Athletes Ruin Everything We Love About College Sports? Not If We're Smart About It

Apr 21, 2015
The young men of the Duke University basketball team recently defeated Wisconsin to earn their share of the NCAA national championship. But the question many are now asking is: Should the Blue Devils also enjoy a share of the NCAA?s riches? 

The Future of 'Other' College Sports

Jan 17, 2015
This weekend, the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) is gathering outside Washington, D.C., for its annual convention. The weather outside is cold, but the debate inside is likely to get quite heated, as the major conference commissioners embark on a series of decisions that could shake the very foundations of Division I (D1) sports. 

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