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A Sporting Chance

May 20, 2024

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Read time:

5-15 mins

In 1894, an editorial in The Michigan Daily blamed women for bad ticket sales to sporting events. For decades, female athletes at U-M have fought to have athletic facilities where they could exercise and play sports. They’ve often had to find ways to carve out their own space. Read the highlights of the journey to establishing women’s athletics at U-M in this article from the Bentley Historical Library.

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