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OU lesson still extremely important

Originally Published: June 23, 2012
By Mechelle Voepel | espnW

TULSA -- That "crazy" announcement happened two hours southwest and 22 years away from here. The University of Oklahoma decided to cancel its women's basketball program.

Yes, cancel. Get rid of. Eliminate. This isn't some terrible story from the "bad old days" of women's sports before Title IX. This was 18 years after Title IX.

On March 28, 1990, Oklahoma announced women's basketball was a failed venture, and the Sooners' athletic department would put its ...

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