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  • Government: NFL TV 'blackout' rule unsportsmanlike

    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...

  • When football officials cracked down on Tebow's displays of faith

    NFL refs stupidly penalized Chiefs defensive back Husain Abdullah for dropping to the ground in prayer after he returned an interception for a touchdown.

  • FCC sacks NFL's blackout rule

    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.

  • FCC votes to eliminate sports blackout rule

    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.

  • Allred: NFL let player accused of rape play

    Lawyer Gloria Allred is accusing the NFL of allowing a player to participate in a football game after he was accused of rape.

  • 'Daily Show' airs controversial Redskins segment

    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...

  • Plan to ax 'Redskins' from NFL Thursday Night game

    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.

  • Correction: American Indian Nicknames-DC story

    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...

  • Do we need corporal punishment?

    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.

  • Apathetic HUD officials lose $10.8 million on failed Puerto Rican sports complex

    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.

  • Landrieu 'keg stand' photo making rounds on social media

    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.

  • Quit defending abuse

    Children are vulnerable and need protection -- and, unfortunately, that sometimes includes protection from their own parents.

  • From Pete Rozelle to Roger Goodell

    Being a sports impresario has never been as easy as it looks.

  • On domestic violence, NFL uses NOW's playbook

    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.

  • Black women's group criticizes NFL

    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...



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