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Friday, June 14
Updated: June 19, 5:53 PM ET
 
Title IX Turns 30

30th Anniversary of Title IX
Women still lag behind men in athletic scholarship money.
Thirty years after it was written, Title IX remains one of the biggest hot-button issues in sports. The statute currently faces another in a long line of legal challenges. As Greg Garber reports, the law that is supposed to give women equal opportunities in sports is difficult to enforce and is always open to interpretation.

  • Chat transcripts: Mike Moyer, Wrestling Coaches Assn. | Neena Chaudhry, National Women's Law Center
  • Sound off on the Title IX debate | Classic Women's Sports Day
  • ESPN's town meeting | Women and Sports Weekend


    Celebrating Women and Sports
    Chat: Title IX Roundtable
    Bill Curry, Geno Auriemma, Nancy Hogshead and Jessica Gavora will take your Title IX questions starting at 6:30 p.m. ET on Saturday, June 22.
    Government defends Title IX in lawsuit debate
    The Bush administration defended a 30-year-old federal law that has greatly expanded women's athletic programs, arguing Wednesday that a lawsuit by male college coaches and athletes should be thrown out.
    Garber: Title IX could be under attack
    There's a growing trepidation among Title IX supporters that the 30-year old law could be in for its biggest fight.
    McKendry: Thank you, Billie Jean
    A meeting with childhood idol Billie Jean King left Page 2's Chris McKendry inspired and motivated to help future generations of women.
    McKendry: King-sized argument over athletics
    Page 2's Chris McKendry answers readers' responses to her column about women's sports trail blazer Billie Jean King.
    Chat with Mike Moyer
    The National Wrestling Coaches Association Executive Director l will take your Title IX questions in chat on Wednesday at 3 p.m. ET.
    Chat wrap: Neena Chaudhry
    The National Women's Law Center senior counsel chatted about the current attacks on Title IX and it's importance in collegiate athletics.
    Billie Jean won for all women
    Billie Jean King won six Wimbledon singles championships and was at the forefront of the women's movement for equality.



  • TV Schedule
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    ESPN
    Tennis: Brittannic Asset Mgmt
    Friday, June 21, 1 p.m.

    ESPN2
    LPGA: Wegman's Rochester
    Friday, June 21, 5 p.m.

    ESPN
    WNBA: Liberty vs. Rockers
    Friday, June 21, 8 p.m.

    ESPN2
    Women's boxing: Friday Night Fights
    Friday, June 21, 10 p.m.

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