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    Pledging to a sports team offers benefits for women

    Opportunities for success increase for women who participate in high school athletics as a result of the implementation of Title IX, according to a November 2013 study from Yale Law School. The study comes at a time where coverage of women in sports has been on the rise with the most recent being the Sochi Olympics. Title IX also extends to college sports as it engages more women in athletics. Passed in 1972, Title IX requires educational institutions that accept federal funds to restrict any discrimination based on sex in different programs. Athletics is one area covered by the law and the report mentions how women who have participated in…