STORRS, Conn. (AP) — The University of Connecticut has settled a federal gender equity lawsuit, reaching an agreement to keep its women's rowing program for at least the next five years.
The lawsuit was filed by 12 rowers after the school announced in June 2020 that the sport would be among several eliminated in budget cuts.
TOKYO (AP) — Rowing at the Tokyo Olympic Games may be remembered more for the British and American dynasties that sunk rather than the boats that won.
After so much success in London in 2012 and Rio de Janeiro in 2016, Britain leaves Tokyo with just two medals, and its famed men's four nearly caused an embarrassing crash in a stunning loss.
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — The University of Connecticut has reversed course on a controversial budget cut, announcing it will keep its women's rowing program for at least the next two years.
A federal judge has issued a temporary restraining order that will prevent UConn from immediately eliminating its women's rowing team as part of budget cuts in its athletic department.
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — UConn women's rowing coach Jen Sanford said she isn't looking for a villain to blame for the school's cost-cutting decision to eliminate her program.
She just wants to find a way to save the athletic opportunities her program provides for about 60 women each year.
Four-year college athletic teams eliminated because of budgetary cuts or school closures associated with the coronavirus pandemic, according to research by The Associated Press through Wednesday, July 8...