Category Archives: Title IX

>A Track Team Eliminated

>This morning it was announced that the University of Delaware will eliminate its men’s track and cross country teams, effective at the end of this school year.  The teams will technically still compete at the club level, but for all … Continue reading

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>Obama & Track

>Have you heard? There was an election the other day. Sportswriters are already considering how an Obama presidency might affect their world; Phil Hersh and Lester Munson give the deepest thoughts on the issue. Two points have direct impact on … Continue reading

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>Title IX Smokescreen Still Working

>Over at the “Bringing Back Ohio Track” blog, an article from the school paper about the “evils” of Title IX was posted. Read my comment about how the smokescreen still works. But’s that what you might expect from a writer … Continue reading

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>Yet Another One Bites the Dust

>On Wednesday, it was rumored over at Lets Run that Ohio University’s men’s track program would be eliminated. On Thursday, the official announcement came (men’s swimming and women’s lacrosse got it too) followed by a press conference. I sat on … Continue reading

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>James Madison track cuts update

>Way back in September, James Madison University announced it was cutting ten sports and (falsely) blamed Title IX. On Friday, a student group made its case against the cuts to the school’s Board of Visitors. More or less, the students … Continue reading

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>Clarion University Drops Track

>…and, of course, blames Title IX. (Clarion is a D-II school in the Penn State system.) The issue is usually complex when teams are cut, but in general it comes down to the fact that football gobbles up gobs of … Continue reading

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>Good Riddance

>Today’s Toledo Blade reports Greg Christopher of Purdue University will be Bowling Green State University‘s new athletic director, replacing the outgoing Paul Krebs. The Blade, for the first time I’m aware of, made reference to Krebs’ hatchet job at BGSU, … Continue reading

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