It’s an Equity Issue?: Ending the Ivy League Football Postseason Ban

Posted by Hugh Shannon on March-23-2010 Add Comments

I have long advocated for an Ivy football Championship game (which 33 of 35 Ivy League sports get to have), a revival of the ECAC Bowl Game and an All-Ivy All Star game to showcase the talent of the league (previously done and discontinued).

I would also add an Ivy sponsored Pro-Day prior to the NFL Draft, rotating from campus to campus or focused on the three big Ivy League cities (Philly, Boston, New York) to maximize exposure.

There has been an idea forwarded that the specific exclusion of Ivy football from postseason play is a violation of Title IX (see voy forums Ivy League Sports Board) and does not allow male football players the same opportunities as say, women lacrosse players, for "Full and effective accommod...

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