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  1. espnW -- Sports personalities recall where they were for 'Battle ...

    espnW.com

    From Chris Evert to Delia Ephron to Bud Collins, here are first-person accounts of "where they were" during the historic "Battle of the Sexes" match between Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs.

    Story | Conversation | September 20, 2013
  2. espnW -- Val Ackerman tries to find male perspective on women's s...

    Val Ackerman

    In her new column for espnW.com, Val Ackerman will talk with prominent male executives to get their ideas about where women's sports are headed.

    Story | Conversation | January 24, 2013
  3. 2012 women's college volleyball -- Texas Longhorns win national t...

    Mechelle Voepel

    The Longhorns' programs helped significantly to pave the way for women's sports. It's fitting that they should win their first title in a prominent women's team sport since 1988 in the 40th anniversary year of Title IX.

    Story | Conversation | December 15, 2012
  4. Another first in a great year for women

    Amanda Rykoff

    In all, 2012 has been a pretty great year for women in sports. First, we honored the 40th anniversary of Title IX, the revolutionary legislation that allowed young women to participate in sports in unprecedented numbers. Then, not coincidentally, the...

    Blog | August 20, 2012
  5. Title IX celebrations across the country

    espnW staff

    As part of the many Title IX celebrations that took place this weekend, Nike held Celebration of Sport events across the country to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the landmark legislation. Here's a peek at the some of the gatherings: In L...

    Blog | June 25, 2012
  6. President Barack Obama praises Title IX as 'springboard for succe...

    President Barack Obama is marking the 40th anniversary of the landmark anti-gender discrimination law known as Title IX, saying it's proved to be a "springboard for success."

    Story | Conversation | June 23, 2012
  7. Title IX -- Historic mosaic unveiled at Newseum in Washington

    The espnW/Power of IX mosaic was unveiled Thursday night to commemorate Saturday's 40th anniversary of Title IX.

    Story | Conversation | June 22, 2012
  8. All sports fans should be thankful for Title IX

    Mechelle Voepel

    The commemoration of the 40th anniversary of Title IX has at times felt like a birthday party where some show up just to point out flaws of the guest of honor. But it should remind us to appreciate athletes at every level, male and female.

    Story | Conversation | June 21, 2012
  9. The essence of Mia Hamm

    Julie Foudy

    Everyone knows what Mia did as an athlete. You know about her successes and awards as the best female soccer player in the world. But it's her refreshingly sincere selflessness -- in everything she does -- that helped make her an icon.

    Story | Conversation | June 20, 2012
  10. W roundtable: What effects will Title IX have in next 40 years?

    espnW

    Behind Title IX, we've come a long way, baby, but there's still progress to be made. Our experts weigh in on the changes Title IX will effect in its next four decades.

    Story | Conversation | June 18, 2012
  11. A Father's Day salute

    Laura Gentile

    When the Red Hots ruled -- and Dad did, too.

    Story | Conversation | June 14, 2012
  12. Women who test mettle vs. men

    Steve Wulf

    Hey, fellas, wanna play some ball?

    Story | Conversation | June 07, 2012
  13. Title IX -- A peek inside the espnW Title IX Mosaic

    espnW staff

    Each woman has a special story about how sports affected her life. We can't wait to hear yours. Share your photo now on the espnW Title IX mosaic.

    Story | Conversation | June 04, 2012
  14. Too high a price to play

    Tom Farrey

    Too high a price to play.

    Story | Conversation | May 29, 2012
  15. The silent enemy of men's sports

    Peter Keating

    Title IX is often blamed for men's programs getting cut. But as Peter Keating explains, the real problem is the NCAA's method of allocating scholarships.

    Story | Conversation | May 22, 2012
  16. Title IX -- A peek inside the espnW Title IX Mosaic

    espnW staff

    Each woman has a special story about how sports affected her life. We can't wait to hear yours. Share your photo now on the espnW Title IX mosaic.

    Story | Conversation | May 22, 2012