Opinion | What it was like growing up under Title IX: Unequal with uninterested coaches

In the spring of 1984, when I made the roster of the David Lipscomb High School Lady Mustangs fastpitch softball team, we wore scratchy, double-knit polyester purple pants and white jerseys that surely were as old as Title IX, the 1972 law that forced schools to offer equal athletic opportunities to girls. What my school offered its girls sports teams

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Live updates | Ukraine seeks more weapons, Russia sanctions – The Denver Post

By The Associated Press KYIV, Ukraine — Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy says if Russia prevails in its war in Ukraine “then the dark times will come for everyone” in Europe. Addressing the parliament in Luxembourg via a video link on Thursday, Zelenskyy said: “If we win this war, all Europeans will be able to continue enjoying their freedom.” “But if

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Live Updates | Italy suggests EU price cap on Russian gas – The Denver Post

By The Associated Press ROME — Italian Premier Mario Draghi says the EU could consider a price cap on Russian gas as a way to limit Europe’s financing of the war in Ukraine without imposing a boycott altogether. But he acknowledged opposition to the proposal. Draghi made the comments Thursday after meeting with Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte, who has

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Live updates | UK PM calls attacks in Ukraine “despicable” – The Denver Post

By The Associated Press LONDON — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson says Russia’s attack on Ukranian civilians in towns on the outskirts of Kyiv “are yet more evidence that Russian President Vladimir Putin and his army are committing war crimes in Ukraine.” Johnson called the attacks in the towns of Irpin and Bucha “despicable” and says he “will do everything

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Live updates | Nations agree to release more reserve oil – The Denver Post

By The Associated Press BERLIN — The International Energy Agency says its members agreed Friday to release further oil from their emergency reserves in response to the market turmoil caused by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. The Paris-based agency said in a statement that the agreement was reached at an extraordinary meeting of ministers. It did not provide information on how

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