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Title IX, originally conceived to protect women from gender discrimination, has had the unfortunate and unintended effect of significantly reducing opportunities for male athletes to compete in their sports at the collegiate level. The various Department of Education opinion letters interpreting Title IX and its regulations provide three routes by which universities can [...]

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Too young. Too good. Too foreign. Too… female? In the past few weeks, it seems the sports world has experienced an abundance of discriminatory action, or at least attention, from unhappy folks in youth and professional sports. First, controversy erupted regarding the age of certain Chinese gold-winning gymnasts, who are rumored to [...]

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