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Boosters, critics awaiting recommendations

Updated: December 3, 2002, 8:47 PM ET
Associated Press

PHILADELPHIA -- A federal commission studying Title IX, the law that requires gender equity in high school and university sports, is wrapping up its work and plans to discuss recommendations Wednesday.

The Commission on Opportunity in Athletics is trying to determine whether the 1972 law discriminates against men while expanding athletic opportunities for women. A lawsuit pending in federal court makes that argument.

Universities also have complained that the Department of Education ...

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