Harvard Cancels Men's Soccer Season Over Sexist Emails

Law360, New York (November 4, 2016, 9:45 PM EDT) -- Harvard University announced Thursday it has canceled the remainder of its men’s soccer team season after determining players had circulated documents rating players from the women’s team on their perceived sexual appeal and physical attractiveness.

The “scouting report” allegedly referred to the players in crude terms and included photos. Harvard athletics director Robert L. Scalise told student athletes that the season would be canceled in an email reported in the university's student newspaper, the Harvard Crimson.

“As a direct result of what Harvard Athletics has learned,...
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