Feds looking at Delaware athletics

Updated: May 2, 2011, 5:09 PM ET
Associated Press

NEWARK, Del. -- The University of Delaware's decision to eliminate varsity men's cross country and track and field is being investigated by the U.S. Department of Education.

The university announced the decision in January, saying it was trying to comply with Title IX gender-equity requirements when it dropped the teams. Team members filed a gender discrimination complaint with the Education Department.

School spokesman John Brennan says Delaware stands by its decision.

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