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Emerging sports find success, struggles

Updated: July 21, 2009, 11:35 AM ET
By Graham Watson | ESPN.com

As budgets continue to be slashed across the NCAA and programs such as Wisconsin-La Crosse baseball, Nevada skiing and Bowling Green hockey continue to fight for their athletic lives, schools are also having to toe the gender-equity line.

Emerging sports, which were designed to give women greater opportunities and help balance the male-to-female ratios for Title IX, are also taking a hit; fewer are making the conversion from emerging to NCAA championship status.

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