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SBD/Issue 202/Collegiate Sports
Rutgers Cuts Teams In Six Sports In Effort To Save $2M
Published July 18, 2006
ELIMINATION GAME: In New Jersey, Adrian Wojnarowski wrote, “As budgets get tighter, as funding dries up, colleges are going to keep eliminating minor sports. Mostly men’s minor sports, too, because Title IX protects women’s sports scholarship numbers. More and more, the best opportunities to play those sports in college will come on the Division II and III levels, where schools that stay out of the big-time rat race aren’t hunkered down with feeding the monsters of big-time football and basketball” (Bergen RECORD, 7/16).