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  1. Iowa Hawkeyes field hockey players file Title IX complaint, alleg...

    A group of four Iowa field hockey players has filed a rare Title IX complaint against their current school, alleging gender discrimination in the firing of their former coach, Tracey Griesbaum.

    Story | Conversation | February 05, 2015
  2. Why The Iowa Field Hockey Title IX Complaint Is A Huge Deal

    Kate Fagan

    Iowa field hockey players are making a fascinating claim against their school: that they deserve to be pushed as hard as male athletes and that the Hawkeyes' previous coach, Tracey Griesbaum, was improperly fired last summer.

    Story | Conversation | February 05, 2015
  3. Why Athletic Departments Are Clueless About Handling Sexual Assau...

    Kate Fagan

    As detailed in a stunning report from "Outside The Lines," college athletic departments have a baffling amount of sway in investigating alleged sexual assaults by athletes. Former NCAA basketball player Kate Fagan explains how and why that happens.

    Story | Conversation | August 21, 2014
  4. Tulsa faces Title IX lawsuit over sexual assault report involving...

    Paula Lavigne

    The Department of Education is investigating 76 colleges and universities for their handling of Title IX complaints. A lawsuit filed in federal court alleges that the University of Tulsa failed to protect a student from sexual assault.

    Story | Conversation | August 18, 2014
  5. RIP: Temple University softball officially died today

    Dan Friedell

    On July 1, the Owls softball program is officially dead. Now two dozen players and coaches must find new life somewhere else.

    Story | Conversation | July 01, 2014
  6. For Julie Foudy, Brazil's 'beautiful game' must be for boys and g...

    Julie Foudy

    Soccer is embedded in Brazilian culture, but the opportunities for girls to play are minimal. It's time the beautiful game is for boys and girls alike.

    Story | Conversation | June 12, 2014
  7. 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
  8. Examining sports for women beyond our borders -espnW

    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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. Nine for IX -- Essay from executive producer Robin Roberts

    Robin Roberts

    Robin Roberts explains why she is thrilled to be a part of the Nine for IX documentary series.

    Story | Conversation | February 18, 2013