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Arizona State University Shuts Down Wrestling Program

Along with men's tennis and swimming, one of the great PAC-10 wrestling programs is now gone:

In its official statement on Tuesday, the university sited "economic realities experienced over a long period of time" as the primary reason for shutting down the wrestling program.

According to ASU's Vice President of University Athletics, Lisa Love, "These three sports were selected with the following criteria: financial impact, potential competitive success, conference/regional support and gender equity. Our revenue trajectory has been positive, however, our ongoing financial challenges have been well documented by the media. The decision to discontinue sport programs is a last resort, yet necessary."

It's cheap to say this, but I'd love to see which women's programs they kept in the name of "gender equity".

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