By Kimberly Hefling | 04/02/14 08:21 AM
Members of a group seeking to unionize college athletes are looking for allies on Capitol Hill as they brace for an appeal of a ruling that said full scholarship athletes at Northwestern University are employees who have the right to form a union.
By Paul Bedard | 04/01/14 02:25 PM
The World Series champion Boston Red Sox heard a lot of praise of “Boston Strong” and the “Red Sox Nation” at the White House on Tuesday, but in the end, President Obama, a Chicago White Sox fan, wasn't wishing the world champs another victory. “May the best Sox win” is how Obama...
By Brian Hughes | 03/31/14 03:38 PM
Responding to an online petition to make Opening Day a national holiday, the White House on Monday said President Obama didn't have the authority to give baseball diehards what they wanted.
By Hugh Hewitt | 03/30/14 03:03 PM
In George Will's wonderful new book A Nice Little Place On The North Side: Wrigley Field At One Hundred, a "sometimes terrible truth" appears on page 156: "[Being] a sports fan is a physical condition as well as a psychological condition." Draw your own conclusions, but the obvious one is that...
By Associated Press | 03/29/14 11:08 AM
The five-member regulatory board that will ultimately decide if Northwestern University football players can unionize has itself been in the middle of a firestorm.
03/28/14 07:00 PM
CHICAGO (AP) — Northwestern University on Friday criticized a federal agency's landmark ruling giving Wildcat football players the green light to form the nation's first college athletic union, also confirming that it will appeal. If it withstands an appeal, the dramatic decision this week by...
By Linda Chavez | 03/28/14 03:05 PM
Colleges have gotten rich off of their football and basketball teams. It's time they delivered for the athletes who make that possible.
By Betsy Woodruff | 03/28/14 12:41 PM
It was an interesting day for Clint Didier. The former Washington Redskins tight end and current congressional candidate — he’s running for the Washington House seat that Doc Hastings will vacate upon retirement — has been in Washington, D.C., since Tuesday, meeting with groups, sitting...
By Jared Meyer | 03/27/14 06:14 PM
While college basketball fans will have to wait until the end of this weekend to find out if their team made the Final Four in the NCAA tournament, the final four schools in terms of athletic subsidies have already been decided. Even though all of their teams lost in the second round of the...
By Sean Higgins | 03/26/14 05:14 PM
A regional director for the National Labor Relations Board ruled Tuesday that football players at Northwestern University have a right to unionize, a decision with potentially major impact on college athletics.
By Associated Press | 03/26/14 02:32 PM
In a stunning ruling that has the potential to revolutionize college athletics, a federal agency said Wednesday that football players at Northwestern University can create the nation's first college athlete's union.
03/25/14 05:00 AM
MARTINSVILLE, Va. (AP) — Virginia transportation officials are encouraging race fans heading to the Martinsville Speedway this weekend to follow recommended traffic routes to minimize congestion. The STP 500 Sprint Cup race will be held on Sunday. The Virginia Department of Transportation...
03/24/14 08:15 PM
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Children living in a slum in Argentina's capital are playing cricket as part of an initiative to help them escape poverty and crime. Villa 21-24 in Buenos Aires is a slum so dangerous that most outsiders don't dare enter. But the kids playing the ball-and-bat...
03/24/14 06:30 PM
MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian owner of the Brooklyn Nets says he is moving ahead with plans to transfer the NBA team's ownership company to Russia. Mikhail Prokhorov first announced last year that he wanted to shift control of the team to a Russian-based company after the Kremlin passed a law...
By Meghashyam Mali | 03/24/14 08:35 AM
A petition on the White House website calling for Major League Baseball's Opening Day to be declared a national holiday has passed the 100,000-signature threshold to earn a response.
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