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NCAA Title IX Report Finds Increased Participation from Women, But Gender...

The NCAA recently released “The State of Women in College Sports” report to mark the 50th anniversary of Title IX. The study notes that...

Black Men Participating in College Sports May Be More Vulnerable to...

As of 2021, more than 25 percent of current and former student-athletes reported being sexually assaulted or harassed by someone in a position of...

The Equity Debate in College Sports Goes Beyond Financial Compensation

For years there has been near-constant debate surrounding student-athlete exploitation within the National Collegiate Athletics Association (NCAA), which generates more than $1 billion in...

‘Amazing Amy’ to be First Person With Down Syndrome to Compete...

Amy Bockerstette, a 22-year-old golfer at Paradise Valley Community College (PVCC) in Phoenix, is set to become the first person with Down syndrome to...

New Legislation Allows Alabama College Athletes to Get Paid for Name,...

This week, Republican Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey signed legislation that allows college athletes to get paid for their name, image, or likeness (NIL) by...

NCAA to Pull Championship Games in States that Ban Transgender Athletes...

The NCAA's Board of Governors reaffirmed the association's 2016 non-discrimination policy by announcing Monday it will pull championship games from states that ban transgender women athletes...

NCAA Hires Firm to Review Gender Equity Gaps in Sports

The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) has hired a Kaplan Hecker & Fink LLP law firm to address gender equity issues after stark discrepancies...

University of Iowa Reinstates Women’s Swim Team Amid Gender Bias Lawsuit

The University of Iowa reinstated its women’s swimming and diving program this week following Title IX litigation and revenue shortfall due to the pandemic. Last...

Private Catholic University to Play Black National Anthem at Sporting Events

Gannon University, a private Catholic school in Pennsylvania that competes at the NCAA Division II level, will now play the Black national anthem after...