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As Title IX era dawned, a first women’s athletic scholarship created national buzz

As Title IX era dawned, a first women’s athletic scholarship created national buzz

[ad_1] In the pivotal summer of 1972, Mary Jean Mulvaney, the chairman of the University of Chicago women’s physical education department, went to the admissions office to point out that the university had an athletic scholarship for men named after Amos Alonzo Stagg, the Hall of Fame football coach and innovator, but no equivalent for …

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Mindy McCord named first USF Women’s Lacrosse head coach

Mindy McCord named first USF Women’s Lacrosse head coach

[ad_1] TAMPA, MAY 31, 2022 – University of South Florida Vice President of Athletics Michael Kelly today announced his selection of eight-time conference coach of the year honoree Mindy McCord as the first head coach of the USF women’s lacrosse program. A highly-accomplished program leader with a 240-118 (.670) career record in 21 seasons as …

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Oregon State Women's Basketball Lands German Point Guard Martha Pietsch

Oregon State Women’s Basketball Lands German Point Guard Martha Pietsch

[ad_1] The Oregon State Women’s Basketball program picked up a commitment on Saturday night from German point guard Matha Pietsch according to her Instagram.. Pietsch who plays for TuS Lichterfelde in Berlin has appeared internationally for Germany including at the 2019 FIBA U16 women’s European Championship. During her appearances in U16 Women’s European Championships, Pietsch …

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Gators Earn NCAA Hosting Rights as No. 7 Overall Seed

Gators Earn NCAA Hosting Rights as No. 7 Overall Seed

[ad_1] Gators Earn NCAA Hosting Rights as No. 7 Overall Seed Florida will host Mercer, Jacksonville and Stanford in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Just over 24 hours after winning the 2022 American Athletic Conference Tournament the Florida women’s lacrosse team received the seventh overall seed and earned hosting rights …

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Cynthia Cooper-Dyke accused of abuse, faced Title IX hearing

Cynthia Cooper-Dyke accused of abuse, faced Title IX hearing

[ad_1] Editor’s note: This story contains descriptions of abuse, language of a sexual nature and references to suicide. Women’s basketball icon and former Texas Southern coach Cynthia Cooper-Dyke used abusive and sexual language, endangered players’ physical and mental health with excessive punishments, and avoided a Title IX hearing on complaints by retiring ahead of it, …

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Dawn Staley's South Carolina is women's hoops new powerhouse

Dawn Staley’s South Carolina is women’s hoops new powerhouse

[ad_1] MINNEAPOLIS — Dawn Staley spoke directly into the camera, confetti on the ground, her Louis Vuitton letterman jacket long ditched for better gear and a crowd growing around her. “Let ’em know who the champs are,” Staley half-yelled, fans in the stands still hanging on her every word in the background. She adjusted her …

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Student-athletes' deaths show NCAA must address mental health

Student-athletes’ deaths show NCAA must address mental health

[ad_1] Five NCAA student-athletes in less than two months have died by suicide. Five young people who couldn’t hold on one more day. Five families grieving. Five teams coping. We have to talk about it. For Katie Meyer. For Jayden Hill. For Robert Martin. For Sarah Shulze. For Lauren Bernett. College is a difficult time …

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