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.
By Paul Bedard | 03/19/14 05:04 PM
President Obama's NCAA bracket, distributed by the White House, and his comments to ESPN that he would buy the first lady some shoes if he won, may have crossed strict ethics lines barring federal workers from doing their own brackets while on duty.
By Meghashyam Mali | 03/19/14 11:13 AM
President Obama unveiled his Final Four picks for the men's NCAA College Basketball Championship to ESPN and predicted that Michigan State would top Louisville in the title game. In a yearly tradition for the basketball fan, Obama shared his Final Four predictions, rounded out by Florida and...
By Susan Crabtree | 03/18/14 02:08 PM
The Miami Heat may not be a slam dunk for NBA champions this year, but there's no question about where they stand when it comes to Obamacare. Team forward Shane Battier is just the latest player to pitch in to help promote enrollment in the federal health care exchanges before the March 31...
By Brian Hughes | 03/16/14 07:33 PM
The White House on Monday will release a “16 Sweetest Reasons to Get Covered” bracket, hoping to use March Madness to promote Obamacare two weeks before the deadline for Americans to obtain health insurance.
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