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    All throughout sports men have dominated the fields and courts. But, women have the right to play sports just as much as men do. That is why in 1972 law called Title IX was passed. This law requires both male and female’s in every school that receives federal funding to have equality. Not many people understood how many schools didn’t have equal facilities and tools for female programs. Federally funded institutes, in order to stay federally funded must comply with Title IX. The first thing they must do is distribute scholarship money proportionally. If the men’s soccer team gets 4 full ride offers then the women’s team must too. Next the benefits and facilities must be similar. Men’s teams have fancy locker rooms, buses, trainers at every…

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    Softball What started out as a men’s football game in Chicago, Thanksgiving day of 1887, lead to the greatest women’s sport, softball. At the end of the Yale football game, brooms were being used as “bats” to hit boxing gloves that were being thrown. There may be a lot of women’s sports, but what makes softball the best of them all? Is it because it was a sport that generated from one of the manliest sports? Or was it because of how it has changed tremendously throughout the years? Years ago…

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    have been playing sport at the same level achieving amazing things, sometimes women are preforming better than men, yet no one knows about the success they have had. The media highlights men’s sports in such a way that you hear about it on every news programs, advertisements, it takes priority over other television programs yet what about Women sport? Men’s sport is exciting and thrilling to watch. To be able to see amazing athletes doing amazing things. If women sport had a chance, then those…

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    [Anecdote] But, according to the FIFA cooperation, well known professional player Alex Morgan, a player for the US National Women's Soccer Team, gets paid nearly $1,000,000,000 dollars a year. However, Christiano Ronaldo, a player for Real Madrid Men’s team makes an astonishing $40,000,000,000 dollars a year, just to play. Does this seem very fair?Men and…

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    Mariah Ellis Professor Zwieg ENC 1101-17C 26 Nov. 2016 Title IX and Women’s Sports According to Chanan Tigay 's article "Women and Sport," 41 percent of high school athletes across the nation are females. The number of women playing sports has increased by 10 times since 1972 for multiple reasons. But the main reason is Title IX. This educational amendment enforces gender equality in any educational program, sports, student housing and federal assistance. Title IX has greatly improved the…

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    Over the course of 50 years sports has changed rapidly from the introduction of pro teams to the modernized millions of dollars stadiums. One notorious change that has evolved in sports is the introduction of women into sports activities. Even before the first Olympic Games women have been prohibited and excluded from participating in sports. Thus, today I am going to discuss the changes to women’s sports and how these changes occurred over the past 50 years. So to begin we will look at the…

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    Women’s rights in Sports According to Wikipedia, Women's rights are the rights and entitlements claimed for women and girls of many societies throughout the world. In certain places, these rights are practised, established or supported by law, local custom, and behaviour, while in others places those rights may be disregarded or suppressed. One of the necessary requirement for the effective exercise of women’s rights is that every woman should be free to develop and maintain their physical,…

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    Essay 2 Currently a popular cultural phenomenon has risen over the last couple decades. Women’s sports, but more specifically women’s soccer popularity has been up for debate amount multiple age groups. Over the last 20 or so years women’s professional soccer stateside has a mountain of obstacles to face. From the gender equality on turf, to the two found leagues, or the dramatic pay deficits found within the female population. It seems like quite a large topic for debate that many argue…

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    The Ugly Truth of Televised Women’s Sports For years, sports have been considered as men only activities and were not considered to be suitable for women. This idea became popular at the beginning of the Industrial Revolution, when men did intense jobs in the factory, and women were expected to stay in the house and focus on household chores. During this time, sports started being associated with masculinity. Addition to this assumption, women have been treated unequally and discriminated…

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    When looking at this issue as a whole, the sports are almost exactly the same only a different sex. Why does one sex gets more attention than another? An article in The Atlantic Magazine, titled “Why Aren 't Women 's Sports as Big as Men 's? Your Thoughts”, explains why this phenomenon may exist: “Women’s sports that are identical to men’s sports—soccer and basketball, for example—will never be popular, because men are faster, stronger and more athletic” (Bodenner). It seems like women’s sports…

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