Recent milestones and "firsts" for female athletes have provided glimpses into just how women's sports may finally break through its most stubbornly unconquered frontier.
Even Nike has had enough? Wednesday's news of the company's split with Lance Armstrong is a remarkable twist in the cyclist's accelerating spiral from heroic cultural icon to disgraced champion and unconscionable liar.
Imagine what the world would look like without Title IX. Then celebrate the advances made by continuing the fight.