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'Nine for IX DVD Gift Set' set for release Oct. 15
Special to the online edition of Windy City Times
2013-08-26

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ESPN Home Entertainment, in conjunction with Team Marketing, announced they will release the "Nine for IX DVD Gift Set" Oct. 15 for $29.95.

Inspired by the 40th anniversary of Title IX—the law which banned sex discrimination in college athletics and created opportunities for countless female athletes—the Nine for IX series consists of nine feature documentaries highlighting athletes and moments that have impacted the culture of female sports in the last 40 years.

Films in the collection include Venus Vs. (about tennis player Venus Williams), Pat XO (about former coach Pat Summit), The Diplomat (figure skater Katarina Witt), Runner (Mary Decker), No Limits (free diver Audrey Mestre), Branded (tennis player Anna Kournikova), Let Them Wear Towels (female sports reporters), Swoopes (Sheryl Swoopes), The '99ers (the '99 U.S. women's soccer team), Coach (C. Vivian Stringer) and Abby Head On (soccer player Abby Wambach).


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