Includes bibliographical references (p. 241-266) and index.
The segregated history of college sports -- A new paradigm of civil rights -- Heroines as well as heroes -- College sports and civil rights -- Legal and logistical challenges -- The first generation -- A watershed moment -- Clarifications amid controversy -- Sports before college -- The wrestlers' response -- The tragedy -- Triumph? -- Appendix A. Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 -- Appendix B. Founding members of the Association for Intercollegiate Athletics for Women -- Appendix C. Draft regulations for interscholastic and intercollegiate athletics (1974) -- Appendix D. Final regulations concerning Title IX and scholastic/collegiate sports (1975) -- Appendix E. Proposed policy interpretation (1978) -- Appendix F. Policy interpretation : Title IX and intercollegiate athletics (1979) -- Appendix G. The Civil Rights Restoration Act of 1987 -- Appendix H. Clarification of intercollegiate athletic policy guidance : the three-part test (1996) -- Appendix I. Further clarification of intercollegiate athletics policy guidance regarding Title IX compliance (2003) -- Landmark Title IX lawsuits.