2444 Sports History
2444 Sports History 2444
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Toward Gender Equality 1972 Title IX Women and girls had very few opportunities to play sports In 1971&72 fewer than 30 thousand women were participating in national sports In 1963 there was a second wave of feminism Betty Friedan cofounded the National Organization for Women in 1966 The Game Changer: Title IX If a school failed to allow women to participate in sports they would lose federal financial assistance The Struggle of Enforce Title IX Walter Byers, NCAA Executive Director, worked to subvert title IX In 1974 the NCAA endorsed an amendment to exempt intercollegiate athletics from title IX In 1995 the debate of title IX ruled in favor of the NCAA, derailing womens athletics and still received federal funds University presents demanded to follow title IX because of womens rights movements Civil rights restoration act institutions receiving federal funds have to participate in all areas Title IX’s Effects: intercollegiate Sports Basketball was the most female played sports at the University of Tennessee Pat Summitt was the graduate assistant coach and head coach at Tennessee, in 1980s and 1990s womens basketball became the powerhouse Title IX’s Effects: Interscholastic & Amateur Sports Mia Hamm played youth and collegiate soccer Brandi Chastain scored the winning goal in the 1999 womens world cup The Struggle for Gender Equity in Professional Sports Billie Jean King targeted the Pacific Southwest Championship because men would receive 8x more prize money than women, tried to bring publish pressure by holding press conferences, King and 8 other players staged a boycott staging their own tournament in Huston Virginia Slims Circuit 1970 first womens professional tennis tour Billie Jean King vs. Bobby Riggs in the Battle of the Sexes, 1973 King seized control easily winning a major symbolic victory against gender equality The Growth of Professional Women’s Tennis Martina Navratilova and Christ Evert won a total of 35 grand slam singles title Equal pay between sexes didn’t happen until the 20 century Women’s national Basketball Association In 1997 it began with 8 teams Struggled financially because they lost broadcast and corporate sponsors a little after 2000 The financial support of the NBA keeps the WNBA going The Ongoing March toward Gender Equity Full gender equity has yet to be achieved
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