A court has ruled in Eastern Michigan University’s favor in the latest battle over reinstating a women’s sports program.
The university eliminated four sports programs last year in a budget-cutting move.
A federal judge had ordered EMU to reinstate its women’s tennis and softball programs by the fall of 2019.
The university appealed the decision saying it has a solution that better addresses the Title IX concerns than being court ordered as to what sports to offer.
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