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.
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 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.
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...
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