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Basketball superstar Brittney Griner arrives Monday at a hearing at the Khimki Court, outside Moscow. Griner, a two-time Olympic gold medalist and a WNBA champion, was detained in February on charges of carrying vape cartridges containing cannabis oil. Kirill Kudryavstev/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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The Peanuts characters reminded readers of the importance of Title IX at a moment when many schools and athletic programs were resistant to it. Peanuts © 1979 Peanuts Worldwide LLC hide caption

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'Peanuts,' one of the world's most popular cartoons, pushed for Title IX in the 1970s

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Team USA coach Andrea Fuentes brings Anita Alvarez from the bottom of the pool at the 2022 World Aquatics Championships in Budapest. Oli Scarff/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Education Secretary Miguel Cardona speaks at the White House on April 27. The Biden administration proposed a dramatic rewrite of campus sexual assault rules on Thursday, moving to expand protections for LGBTQ students, bolster the rights of victims and widen colleges' responsibilities in addressing sexual misconduct. Susan Walsh/AP hide caption

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A man prays in front of a sanctuary for the late soccer star Diego Maradona at Argentinos Juniors stadium in Buenos Aires, Argentina, last November. Rodrigo Abd/AP hide caption

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Jody Runge (left), Bev Smith, Peg Rees and Becky Sisley are four women who fought to make college sports change at the University of Oregon after Title IX banned discrimination based on sex in educational institutions fifty years ago. Celeste Noche for NPR hide caption

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Benching the patriarchy: 50 years of Title IX and how 4 women fought for change

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Washington Commanders owner Daniel Snyder, seen here during the announcement of the team's name change, did not appear before during a hearing before the House Committee on Oversight and Reform on Wednesday. Rob Carr/Getty Images hide caption

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Allyson Felix reacts after winning a gold medal in the Women's 4 x 400m Relay Final at the Tokyo Olympic Games in August 2021. Christian Petersen/Getty Images hide caption

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Allyson Felix launches a child care initiative for athlete moms

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Brit Oliphant connected with her fourth-grade student, Seth Snyder through skateboarding. Brit was shocked to find out Seth was so passionate about skating but didn't have a skateboard of his own. She started an organization, Boards 4 Buddies, to change that. Nic Hibdige hide caption

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Cyclist Aleksandr Vlasov was leading the Tour de Suisse before a positive coronavirus test forced him to abandon the race — a fate shared by many other riders. Vlasov is seen here in March, at the Paris-Nice race. Francois Mori/AP hide caption

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St. Louis Cardinals players Curt Flood, Bill White and Bob Gibson, pictured in 1966, 1962 and 1967, respectively. They are the focus of a new History Channel documentary about the Black baseball players who followed Jackie Robinson into the major league. AP hide caption

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Black baseball players struggled long after Jackie Robinson broke the color barrier

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Stephen Curry raises the NBA Finals Most Valuable Player Award after the Golden State Warriors defeated the Boston Celtics 103-90 in Game 6 of the 2022 NBA Finals on June 16, 2022 in Boston. Adam Glanzman/Getty Images hide caption

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Sue Bird of the Seattle Storm has said the 2022 season will be her last in the WNBA. Her retirement comes in her 21st year with the basketball league and after many all-time records. Steph Chambers/Getty Images hide caption

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