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A winning streak is a winning streak

Star Tribune (Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN)
Susan Hogan
December 30, 2010

The University of Connecticut women's basketball team recently broke a Division I college record for most consecutive victories, which was previously set by the UCLA men's basketball team in 1974.  Nevertheless, the women's achievement received scant attention by comparison.  Susan Hogan comments on the struggles for women in sports over the years, and how Title IX had opened opportunities for females that never would have existed otherwise.  In response to those who belittled UConn's feat, Hogan quotes journalist Laura Pappano, "That a women's team may overtake a record held by a men's team merely reflects the fact that athletic dominance doesn't have a gender."

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