Title IX settlement

Tennessee settles Title IX lawsuit for $2.48 million

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Tennessee is paying $2.48 million to settle a lawsuit filed by eight unidentified women who said the school had violated Title IX regulations and created a “hostile sexual environment” through a policy of indifference toward assaults by athletes. Lawyers for the school and the plaintiffs issued a joint press release announcing the settlement. The payment will…