Dom Amore: NCAA Tournament was a triumph for women’s basketball, but the hard work of fixing inequities must continue after cheering stops

The lip service, we’ve seen. NCAA president Mark Emmert said, in his businesslike press conference, that the NCAA “dropped the ball” and promised to do better. An outside firm with expertise in gender equity and Title IX issues has been brought in to conduct a thorough review. He noted, more than once, that the NCAA has been running men’s championships for 100 years, and women’s for only 40, so there is a “60-year head start” to overcome.

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