LAS VEGAS (KLAS) – The Title IX 50th anniversary helped shape the women’s wide world of sports.

From high school through college and to the professional level, there isn’t a more important piece of legislation for women’s sports. The equality law included the word ‘activity’ meaning women and men will have equal access to sports, which Title IX has done as the years have gone by.

8 News Now Sports Director Chris Maathuis has the story.