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Four decades of Title IX

40 years ago, the face of intercollegiate athletics changed as title IX was enacted. This legislation forced colleges to give women’s sports the same benefits as men’s. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Corey Brooks spoke with the athletics director at the College of Central Florida about the effects of this legislation, and the growth of …

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UF president submits resignation

As members of the University of Florida Board of Trustees meet in Gainesville, president Bernie Machen announced he has told the board his resignation will take effect at the end of 2013.  A letter from the president has been sent to university employees via email.  Meanwhile, Machen has told trustees …

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UF women’s coach honors legendary Tennessee Vols Head Coach

Tennessee Volunteers Head Coach Pat Summitt announced yesterday she’s stepping down after 38 seasons. Summit has been battling early on-set dementia.  WUFT-FM’s sister station WRUF Sports Radio 850’s Steve Russell spoke with Florida Women’s Basketball Head Coach, Amanda Butler, for her insights on the coaching legend. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/ButlerQnA.mp3]

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