11/06/2014 04:04 pm ET Updated Nov 06, 2014

What The Heck Is Going On With The Iowa Athletic Department?

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Reporting a story about the firing of a female coach is often like chasing a ghost.

A simple reason exists for this phenomenon: A female coach who has been fired is unlikely to get another job, and a female coach who speaks publicly about why she was fired will almost certainly never get another job. Because of this, most female coaches refuse to speak out about the issues surrounding women in college athletics. It's a matter of self-preservation.

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