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Dustin Haag Eng 1010-32 UWyo Baseball In the mid 1990’s the University of Wyoming cut the men’s varsity baseball team due to the Title IX law, the federal law that prohibits discrimination based on gender in any educational program that receives federal assistance, including athletic programs. The University’s baseball program dated back nearly one-hundred years, and was the only collegiate baseball team, Division 1 or otherwise, in the State. Wyoming continues to be the only State without a collegiate team at any level. This poses a problem, and thus a question needs to be asked. Was Title IX enforced fairly in the case of cutting baseball at the University of Wyoming? For many the answer is simply-no. They would argue that Title IX was meant to give equality to both sexes, not to give more advantages and opportunities to females. This means giving women more opportunities so that the gap between men’s and women’s chances is roughly equal. This does not mean taking away opportunities from male athletes until the gap diminishes. They would also point out
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