Apart from just being among the most watched sport in the U.S., there are several myths which are surrounding college sports and in this article I will be sharing with you two of these myths.
College Sports Provide Enormous Profits for Schools
In 2010, the NCAA sold 14 years of its TV rights to its famed March Madness competition for a whopping $10.8 billion. In addition to that athletic programs on a regular basis usually generate around $20 million on a yearly basis, in fact Texas athletic department pulled in $165.7 million in 2013. Given the fact that many people tend to believe that the school tends to benefits a lot and its actually not true, in fact most schools end up losing a lot of money on sports related activities something that the NCAA confirmed in its financial reports.
Title IX Has Made It Possible For Women To [Participate Equally In College Sports
Title IX is basically a low which prohibits gender based discrimination in colleges. That said this law has made some impressive changes in sports in schools, in fact ever since it was implemented back in 1972, there has been an increase the number of women who are taking part in college sports, in terms of figures, there was about 16,000 women who were playing sports before it was implemented and that number has risen to 200,000. That said, this law has resulted in a decrease of equality for women in sports coaching wise. As at 2012, 43% of women college teams were coached by women, that’s a huge decrease if compared to the 90 percentage of women who were coaching women teams back in 1972.
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