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  1. 40th Anniversary of Title IX

    40th Anniversary of Title IX



    The Power of Title IX

    On June 23, 1972, Title IX was signed into law, leveling the playing field for female athletes. To mark the 40th anniversary, espnW will spend the next three months exploring the impact of this landmark legislation.

  2. Report says Missouri Tigers didn't follow federal law when handli...

    Tom Farrey

    High-ranking Missouri officials were required to report to authorities their knowledge of rape allegations involving Tiger football players and failed to do so on multiple occasions long before ESPN disclosed evidence about the possible crime.

    Story | Conversation | April 11, 2014
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  4. Florida State Seminoles under handling of Jameis' Winston investi...

    The U.S. Department of Education's Office of Civil Rights has opened an investigation into Florida State's handling of sexual assault allegations against quarterback Jameis Winston, according to a letter obtained by USA Today Sports.

    Story | Conversation | April 03, 2014
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  6. Olympic OK crucial for growth

    Maura Grogan, special to espnW.com

    When I wanted to switch from figure skating to ice hockey at age 11, I couldn't. Girls were not welcome, even though my mom made a plea to the boys' team coaches. This was in 1968; four years before the passage of Title IX, the law that opened up new...

    Blog | February 14, 2014
  7. UConn Huskies file response to Title IX lawsuit

    The University of Connecticut has formally responded to a federal lawsuit that claims it mishandled several reports of sexual assaults on its main campus in Storrs, an allegation it denies.

    Story | Conversation | February 03, 2014
  8. University of Missouri officials did not pursue rape case, Outsid...

    Tom Farrey and Nicole Noren

    The University of Missouri did not investigate or tell law enforcement officials about an alleged rape in 2010, possibly by one or more members of its football team, despite several university officials learning the victim may have been assaulted.

    Story | Conversation | January 20, 2014
  9. espnW Women + Sports Summit -- Examining sports for women beyond ...

    Jane McManus

    Attendees of Thursday's Global Perspectives panel at the Women + Sports Summit shared a common hope -- that, some day, access to sports won't depend on borders, but on desire.

    Story | Conversation | October 10, 2013
  10. 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
  11. espnW and Nine for IX -- Sheryl Swoopes being herself

    LZ Granderson

    Sheryl Swoopes is not a spokesperson, not a contrarian, just herself. That's apparent in the Nine for IX documentary "Swoopes," and it's clear as she interacts with her new team at Loyola University Chicago.

    Story | Conversation | July 27, 2013
  12. Big Ten commisioner Jim Delany pitches NCAA reform plan

    Michael Rothstein

    Big Ten commissioner Jim Delany believes change is coming to college sports.

    Story | Conversation | July 24, 2013
  13. espnW and Nine for IX -- What drives athletes to push the boundar...

    Johnette Howard

    Free diver Audrey Mestre was no different from other extreme athletes such as Felix Baumgartner and Diana Nyad and Philippe Petit. Each of them is as unique as a fingerprint. Yet they share a sameness that might surprise you.

    Story | Conversation | July 22, 2013
  14. espnW -- How far have female journalists really come?

    Robin Herman

    Seeing a female byline or broadcaster is no longer an anomaly, but how much progress have we made if there are still barriers for women in the sports world?

    Story | Conversation | July 15, 2013
  15. Happy 41st birthday, Title IX

    espnW

    On this day in 1972, 37 words that changed America were made law. "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 educational pr...

    Blog | June 23, 2013
  16. NCAA president Mark Emmert calls for inclusiveness

    Jason Collins' announcement could have a profound impact on college sports, too.

    Story | Conversation | April 30, 2013
  17. Quinnipiac Bobcats settle gender discrimination lawsuit

    Quinnipiac University has agreed to settle the gender equity lawsuit that led a federal judge to rule that competitive cheerleading isn't a sport.

    Story | Conversation | April 26, 2013
  18. espnW -- Visiting a pre-Title IX world

    Jane McManus

    In Georgia and Azerbaijan, Jane McManus talked with women and girls who are just beginning to dream of getting the chance to participate in or cover sports.

    Story | Conversation | April 24, 2013
  19. Title IX's message shared in Thailand

    espnW staff

    Title IX legislation helped open doors for girls and women in schools and sports since it was signed into law 40 years ago, but can its message reach those beyond America's borders? That question is one of the main inspirations behind the State De...

    Blog | March 27, 2013