Originally Posted by Mitch Bridge
If a sport can fully pay for itself, how is that gender discrimination? If a women's sport can sell tickets and create a profit, that sport wouldn't be considered in the scholarship equality count either. This would have absolutely nothing to do with equal rights, just balanced budgets.
True. It's clearly a "distribute the wealth" (from football) model at the DI level. However, many of the minor sports are sustained by student fees and boosters. The financial models across athetic departments and how the non-revenue sports is different from institution to institution.