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Title IX puts schools in conundrum

Originally Published: July 14, 2009
By Graham Watson | ESPN.com

When Northern Iowa athletic director Troy Dannen announced he was cutting the school's baseball team to save money, he didn't sugarcoat his reasoning.

"From a proportionality standpoint, we're really not even close," said Dannen, citing the school's male-to-female athlete ratio. "We weren't going to look at a women's program, we had to look at the men's side of it."

The conundrum plagues nearly every athletic department that is contemplating cutting a team to save money. Although ...

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