Title IX Is Not Unfair To Men's Sports

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Stephen Neal, four-time All-American wrestler from California State University at Bakersfield, currently faces his toughest battle yet. This 6-foot-5-inch, 270-pound champion confronted thousands of determined wrestlers during his wrestling career and triumphed over many of them. His new opponent: Title IX. His former college, being forced to comply with Title IX regulations, decided to cut their wrestling program, the same program that allowed him to succeed throughout his career and perhaps would allow thousands of other wrestlers to do the same in the future (Lynch 28). Instead, California State, like hundreds of other colleges and high schools across the nation, has willingly cut men’s athletic programs in order to meet the terms set…show more content…
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