By R. Emmett Tyrrell | 09/18/14 04:44 PM
Being a sports impresario has never been as easy as it looks.
By Larry Elder | 09/18/14 04:39 PM
When NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell handed down a mere a two-game suspension for domestic violence, he took his cue from some of the very same women's groups now calling for his head.
09/17/14 01:00 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — A leading black women's group is calling the NFL's decision not to include any African-American women as consultants on domestic violence "unacceptable." The Black Women's Roundtable, made up of female leaders who represent black women and girls, said it appreciated the...
By Susan Ferrechio | 09/17/14 12:35 PM
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., told reporters Wednesday that the San Francisco 49ers should not have allowed defensive end Ray McDonald to play in Sunday's game because of pending domestic violence charges.
09/16/14 07:15 PM
Major sponsors including Anheuser-Busch are adding to the chorus of disapproval over the National Football League's recent scandals, but the companies are stopping short of pulling advertising. Anheuser-Busch said Tuesday that it has spoken with the NFL about concerns related to recent...
09/16/14 03:47 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. senator threatened the NFL with legislation over Washington's nickname, a letter was dispatched to the other 31 team owners, and the issue was linked to the league's others recent troubles Tuesday as the anti-"Redskins" movement took its cause to Capitol Hill. In a news...
By Kelly Cohen | 09/16/14 02:40 PM
Sen. Maria Cantwell announced Tuesday that she will introduce a bill to strip the NFL's tax-exempt status over its failure to force the team to change its name, which many Native Americans find offensive.
By Jennifer Peebles | 09/14/14 01:18 PM
The nation's chief executive is enjoying a sunny Sunday afternoon in Prince George's County, Md., for an afternoon of sports -- but no, he's not taking in the Redskins' home opener against the Jacksonville Jaguars.
By Linda Chavez | 09/12/14 04:32 PM
We want players to act like civilized men off the field, but maybe we should also figure out a way to civilize the sport itself.
09/12/14 07:45 AM
Major brand sponsors are watching closely to make sure the National Football League doesn't fumble the investigation into how its executives handled evidence in the Ray Rice domestic violence case. For big companies like Anheuser-Busch, General Motors and Procter & Gamble, an NFL sponsorship is...
By Steve Chapman | 09/11/14 05:22 PM
A glorious September day is breaking over scenic Lake Monona, but nearly 2,500 people are about to have perhaps the most miserable experience of their lives.
09/11/14 01:15 PM
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (Legal Newsline) – A WWE stockholder has filed a class action lawsuit against World Wrestling Entertainment Inc. for violating the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. Curtis Swanson filed the class action lawsuit on behalf of people who purchased or otherwise acquired the...
09/10/14 10:30 PM
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Kids streaking back and forth on a soccer field in scorching tropical heat promises to produce something more than buckets of sweat. Billed as Brazil's first player-powered soccer pitch, a field inaugurated Wednesday in a Rio de Janeiro slum harnesses the kinetic energy of...
By Ashe Schow | 09/08/14 05:26 PM
Atlantic County Prosecutor Jim McClain approved an application for admitting Rice into New Jersey's Pre-Trial Intervention program that allowed the NFL star to avoid jail time.
By Kelly Cohen | 09/08/14 04:04 PM
After a review of New Jersey state law which found nothing barring betting on sports, the Republican governor issued an action allowing it on Monday, according to the Associated Press.
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