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Female coaches may be making strides in the pro leagues, but college sports are a different story.Female coaches were all over the headlines this summer. First was Becky Hammon of the San Antonio Spurs, who became the NBA’s first female head coach at Summer League—and brought home the League trophy. Then came the news that Nancy Lieberman will join Hammon in the NBA as assistant coach of the Sacramento Kings. And in football, Jen Welter was the first-ever woman to land a coaching internship in the NFL, though her gig has since ended.But with school starting back up, some sports fans are now turning their attention back to college athletics. And on campus, the picture for female coaches is decidedly less rosy.The percentage of women coached by women has declined to an all-time low, even while Title IX, which prohibits sex-based discrimination in any education...

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