Renowned Coach Faces Harassment Trial

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Female athlete's lawsuit against North Carolina women's soccer icon deserves jury hearing, U.S. appeals court rules.

Women and Men in Women's Sports

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Men suited up to play ball with women at about two-thirds of Division I institutions in 2005-6, although only one two universities across the National Collegiate Athletic Association's three divisions said they recruited fewer female players or provided fewer scholarships because men practiced with women, according to

'Dirty Little Secrets' in Women's Sports

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Last month's resignation of Louisiana State University's women's basketball coach amid allegations of inappropriate sexual conduct with her players has once again raised an issue that has long dogged women's sports: the perceived prevalence of lesbian coaches. Some advocates for women's athletics fear that the incident involving Pokey Chatman will have negative ramifications for female coaches and encourage the use of "negative recruiting" aimed at some coaches and programs.

NCAA's Evolving Academic Picture

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The evidence is mounting. In year three of the National Collegiate Athletic Association's new system for measuring and reporting athletes' and teams' academic performance, through what it calls the Academic Progress Rate, the association is getting a good sense of which teams are safe from penalties and which are digging themselves into trouble.

Outside Help on the Way?

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With Rutgers planning to drop six "Olympic" sports teams from varsity status, lawmakers consider stepping in.

Sharp Debate Over Title IX

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Civil rights panel split on whether 2005 policy change favors colleges' interests over female athletes.

Tracking Sports Spending

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NCAA gives Knight panel sneak preview of how athletics budget information will be collected and sorted.

NCAA vs. Bloggers

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Reporter ejected from game for crime of online reporting -- does First Amendment have a college sports exemption?

Getting Faculty Off The Sidelines

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Report from athletics reform group calls on professors to be included in major sports decisions on campuses.

Evaluating Title IX

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Hearing and report spur debate on measures of progress for women in athletics, and continued inequities.


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