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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. 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
  3. Video results for "title ix"

  4. 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
  5. Photo results for "title ix"

  6. 55 schools facing Title IX sex assault probes

    The Education Department on Thursday took the unprecedented step of releasing the names of the 55 colleges and universities currently facing a Title IX investigation over their handling of sexual abuse complaints.

    Story | Conversation | May 01, 2014
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. NCAA president Mark Emmert calls for inclusiveness

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

    Story | Conversation | April 30, 2013