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October 1, 2020

Study: Early Sports Participation in Girls Show Improved Attentiveness

A new Canadian study suggests that girls — and not boys — who participate actively in school sports in middle childhood show improved behavior and attentiveness in early adolescence. The study was published in "Preventative Medicine" and led b...


May 25, 2017

Gronkowski gives $70K to Boston schools for girls sports equipment

[caption id="attachment_24036" align="aligncenter" width="450"] Photo via BostonPublicSchools.org.[/caption] From Boston Public Schools New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski on Wednesday donated $70,000 toward athletic equipment for fe...


July 16, 2015

Parents of HS softball players file lawsuit alleging Title IX violations

Parents of three Arkansas high school softball players have filed a lawsuit alleging the district doesn't provide equal resources or opportunities for girls teams. [caption id="attachment_13409" align="alignright" width="336"] Three parents have f...


July 10, 2015

Chicago schools must increase sports opportunities for girls

Chicago Public Schools will be forced to increase athletic opportunities for girls at a minimum of 12 high schools under an agreement with federal investigators. [caption id="attachment_13260" align="alignright" width="318"] Chicago Public Schools...


June 15, 2010

Female sports can be revenue generators

There’s football. And then there’s basketball — boys or men’s basketball, of course. Too often it stops right there. Too often, administrators and athletic directors look no further for programs that can generate revenue, publicity and ...