09/30/14 06:30 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The head of the Federal Communications Commission says the agency will consider a petition to ban the Washington Redskins nickname from the public airwaves. FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler says Tuesday that the commission "will be dealing with that issue on the merits, and we'll be...
09/30/14 03:00 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — For years, football fans have bemoaned the rule barring NFL home games that haven't sold out from being televised in the local market. Well, you can't blame the government anymore. The Federal Communications Commission voted Tuesday to end the 1975 rule with a push from its...
By Timothy P. Carney | 09/30/14 01:19 PM
NFL refs stupidly penalized Chiefs defensive back Husain Abdullah for dropping to the ground in prayer after he returned an interception for a touchdown.
By Sean Lengell | 09/30/14 12:24 PM
The decision means that TV networks are now free to broadcast home games in the team's media market regardless of how many tickets are sold.
By Paul Gonzalez | 09/30/14 12:21 PM
In a unanimous 5-0 decision Tuesday, the FCC voted to repeal its sports blackout policy originally instituted in 1975, which reinforced an NFL policy of blocking television channels from airing games that didn't sell out.
By Susan Ferrechio | 09/26/14 04:15 PM
Lawyer Gloria Allred is accusing the NFL of allowing a player to participate in a football game after he was accused of rape.
09/26/14 02:15 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" on Thursday night aired a controversial segment pitting Washington Redskins fans against a group of American Indians who want the team to change its mascot. The segment got attention days before, after one of the Redskins fans told The...
By Paul Bedard | 09/25/14 12:04 PM
The mounting attacks on the Washington Redskins name is having a huge impact on network broadcasters who are calling the football team "Washington" more than twice as much as last year.
09/24/14 10:15 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — WASHINGTON (AP) — In a story Sept. 23 about American Indian nicknames at District of Columbia public schools, The Associated Press, relying on information from the D.C. Council and public school officials, reported erroneously that five schools would be forced to change their...
By Steve Chapman | 09/24/14 09:28 AM
It's always possible that if American parents abandoned corporal punishment, our kids would turn out spoiled, selfish, lazy and bereft of moral values. You know, like U.S. Marines.
By Mark Tapscott | 09/23/14 12:57 PM
When federal officials in 1994 approved a $5 million loan to build a sports complex in Puerto Rico, they had no way of knowing that the facility would never be built and the money would never be returned.
By Susan Ferrechio | 09/21/14 04:39 PM
Photos are making the rounds on Twitter showing Sen. Mary Landrieu helping a Louisiana State University student manage a "keg stand" before a football game on Saturday.
By Linda Chavez | 09/20/14 04:02 PM
Children are vulnerable and need protection -- and, unfortunately, that sometimes includes protection from their own parents.
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.
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