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Ted Kennedy's sports legacy: Title IX

Originally Published: August 26, 2009
By Mike Fish | ESPN.com

No matter which side of the aisle fans come down on in the Title IX issue, no one can debate that the late Sen. Ted Kennedy had a huge impact on women's athletics and the overall sports scene in this country.

Kennedy, who passed away late Tuesday night after a yearlong bout with brain cancer, is remembered as a key supporter of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, which was designed in part to balance the amount of money spent on men's and women's sports. Even more significantly ...

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