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Slippery Rock will reinstate two women's sports teams

Updated: July 29, 2006, 5:21 PM ET
Associated Press

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. -- Slippery Rock University will reinstate women's swimming and water polo following a federal judge's ruling that eliminating the sports did not comply with a federal law requiring equal opportunities for female athletes.

University President Robert Smith announced Friday that the school, about 45 miles north of Pittsburgh, will reinstate the sports for the 2006-07 academic year. The schedules for both will closely resemble the 2005-06 schedule, the university said.

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