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Old 02-12-19, 08:28 PM
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Court to Eastern Michigan: Put softball, not lacrosse, in place by fall

Eastern Michigan University must have a women's softball program up and running by the fall, a federal court ordered Tuesday.

In doing so, the court rejected an Eastern argument that softball was too expensive and it should be allowed to start a women's lacrosse team instead, largely because it would bring more revenue to the financially struggling university.

"Having determined that the elimination of the tennis and softball teams violated Title IX, and that Plaintiffs have demonstrated irreparable harm, the court emphasizes that the appropriate remedy is the reinstatement of those teams," George Caram Steeh wrote in his order for the U.S District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan.
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What about the men's swim team that was also dropped? Oh well...
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Old 03-15-19, 07:04 AM
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This isn't over yet, I would think E. MI is going to appeal the decision.
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