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Ahead of Her Time

Ann Meyers Drysdale broke ground in more ways than one in her career. The Olympics broadcaster and current GM for the Phoenix Mercury looks back on her life and how Title IX made it all possible. Read More

Scholarship Changed My Life

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The most decorated American Olympic basketball player, Teresa Edwards, with five Olympic medals, including a record-tying four golds, looks back on how Title IX contributed to her basketball and life journey.

The Wonder Girl

Long before Title IX, Babe Didrikson Zaharias was one of the most buzzed about athletes on the planet. From basketball to track to golf, her groundbreaking legacy paved the way for thousands of great female athletes.

Still Making an Impact

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It's been over a decade since Brandi Chastain and Jennie Finch became household names for their athletic exploits, however, both athletic icons are still serving as ambassadors for female athletics and Title IX.

Q&A With Laurel Richie

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Continuing with our season-long series on Title IX, WNBA.com sat down with WNBA President Laurel Richie for an exclusive interview to talk about Title IX, her life and the state of the WNBA.

Ginny Gilder: Nine Title IX Questions

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In our latest piece celebrating the 40th anniversary of Title IX, we present Ginny Gilder, who navigated from a brave Yale University athlete and student protester in 1976 to becoming co-owner of the Seattle Storm.

Video: The Power of Nine

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With our third installment celebrating the 40th anniversary of Title IX WNBA stars -- past and present -- discuss the landmark legislation via video vignettes, courtesy of ESPNW.com.

How Far We've Come

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WNBA stars Candace Parker, Seimone Augustus and Ashley Robinson share their views on Title IX and how it has changed the landscape of women's athletics and our country.

Birch Bayh: The Father of Title IX

In 1972, Sen. Birch Bayh pushed for Title IX legislation in Congress, expanding opportunities for women to play sports in college. Forty years later, Bayh reflects on how far women's sports has come since then.

Video: This Is Why We Play

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The stars of the WNBA, including Tamika Catchings and Diana Taurasi, sound off on how important it is for them to be role models, and how the WNBA provided female athletic inspiration for them growing up.
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The Power of IX: Kara Lawson

Connecticut's Kara Lawson talks about the importance of Title IX.

The Power of IX: Rebecca Lobo

Former WNBA great Rebecca Lobo talks about the importance of Title IX.

The Power of IX: Nancy Lieberman

Hall of Famer Nancy Lieberman talks about the importance of Title IX.

The Power of IX: Ruth Riley

The Chicago Sky's Ruth Riley talks about the importance of Title IX.

The Power of IX: Nancy Lieberman

Hall of Famer Nancy Lieberman talks about the importance of Title IX.

The Power of IX: Ashley Robinson

The Washington Mystics' Ashley Robinson talks about the importance of Title IX.

The Power of IX: Cappie Pondexter

New York's Cappie Pondexter talks about the importance of Title IX.

The Power of IX: Cappie Pondexter

New York's Cappie Pondexter talks about the importance of Title IX.

The Power of IX: Ruth Riley

The Chicago Sky's Ruth Riley talks about the importance of Title IX.

The Power of IX: Carolyn Peck

Former WNBA coach Carolyn Peck talks about the importance of Title IX.

The Power of IX: Nykesha Sales

Former WNBA star Nykesha Sales talks about the importance of Title IX.

The Power of IX: Lynette Woodard

Hall of Famer Lynette Woodard talks about the importance of Title IX.
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No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance.



Team Content
StormBasketball.com: Storm Celebrate Title IX
FeverBasketball.com: Fever Celebrate Title IX
LynxBasketball.com: Lynx Reflect on Title IX
ChicagoSky.net: Title IX Trivia, News
PhoenixMercury.com: Q&A With Billie Jean King
TulsaShock.net: Reflections: 40 Years Later
WashingtonMystics.com: Did You Know?


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