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Trump Is Blatantly Trading Foreign Business Favors for Policy Changes, Critics Say

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First came news that a Chinese government-owned company had signed on to help build an Indonesian project that will include a Donald Trump-branded hotel and golf course. Then...
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Congress Holds Hearing Into Sexual Abuse in Olympic Sports

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Kerry Perry, the new chief executive of U.S.A. Gymnastics, apologized before a House subcommittee hearing.
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Current USOC leaders knew about the prevalence of sex abuse in Olympic sports and did nothing

Current USOC leaders knew about the prevalence of sex abuse in Olympic sports and did nothing

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On Wednesday, the House Oversight and Investigations subcommittee will hold a hearing to examine the Olympic community's ability to protect athletes from sexual abuse. The...
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Goodell details NFL's stance on sports gambling after ruling

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NFL commissioner Roger Goodell says Congress should enact uniform standards for any states that plan to legislate sports betting. Goodell detailed the league's position in a...
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Goodell asks Congress for betting standards

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Commissioner Roger Goodell said in a statement Monday that the NFL has been planning for expanded legal sports betting, but wants Congress to "enact uniform standards" for the...
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Roger Goodell details NFL's stance on sports gambling after ruling

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NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell says Congress should enact uniform standards for any states that plan to legislate sports betting. Goodell detailed the league's position in a...
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Roger Goodell Asks Congress To Enact Sports Betting Legalization

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Roger Goodell releases statement, wants uniform standards for states legalizing sports betting
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Goodell: Congress should enact uniform gambling standards for states

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Last week's Supreme Court decision opening the door for states to sanction sports betting has been met with much speculation about how it will impact all sports in the United...
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Elite gymnastics in turmoil as key official is asked to resign

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The move comes days before the organization's president testifies before Congress.
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NFL wants Congress to enact betting framework

9 days ago   |     |   12 articles

On the day the Supreme Court struck down a landmark law prohibiting gambling on sports, the NFL said Monday that it wants Congress to enact legislation on legalized sports betting.
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Bucks guard Sterling Brown's statement on Milwaukee arrest

Bucks guard Sterling Brown's statement on Milwaukee arrest

Text of a statement from Milwaukee Bucks guard Sterling Brown about his January arrest by Milwaukee police during an interaction over a parking violation: Read more ...

NFL adopts new policy addressing anthem protests

NFL adopts new policy addressing anthem protests

Commissioner Roger Goodell says team and league personnel on the field shall stand and show respect for the flag and the anthem. Read more ...

Lenny Dykstra accused of putting gun to Uber driver's head

Lenny Dykstra accused of putting gun to Uber driver's head

LINDEN, N.J. - Police say an Uber driver told them that former baseball star Lenny Dykstra put a gun to his head when he declined to change the trip's destination. Read more ...

'This is not patriotism.' Former New England Patriot rips NFL's new anthem...

'This is not patriotism.' Former New England Patriot rips NFL's new anthem policy

A former New England Patriot is speaking out against the NFL's decision to mandate a rule that will discipline players who don't stand during the national anthem. Read more ...

NASCAR Hall of Fame class: Jeff Gordon headlines 5 selections

NASCAR Hall of Fame class: Jeff Gordon headlines 5 selections

Jeff Gordon headlined a list of five selections out of 20 nominees. Read more ...

Milwaukee Police Disciplined For Tasing, Arrest Of NBA Player

Milwaukee Police Disciplined For Tasing, Arrest Of NBA Player

Police tased and arrested Sterling Brown, a rookie with the Milwaukee Bucks, in January. On Wednesday, Milwaukee's police chief said that the officers had acted inappropriately. Read more ...

Labor law expert on penalties for NFL teams when players kneel during...

Labor law expert on penalties for NFL teams when players kneel during national anthem

Professor Emeritus William Gould IV, a former chairman of the National Labor Relations Board, discusses teams and players' rights and how the new policy might play out. Read more ...

NBA playoffs 2018: Klay Thompson, Andre Iguodala ruled questionable for Game 5

NBA playoffs 2018: Klay Thompson, Andre Iguodala ruled questionable for Game 5

Thompson and Iguodala are questionable to play Game 5 of the Western Conference finals. Read more ...

NFL owners adopt new policy to address anthem protests

NFL owners adopt new policy to address anthem protests

ATLANTA - NFL owners have approved a new policy aimed at addressing the firestorm over national anthem protests, permitting players to stay in the locker room during the "The... Read more ...

Turlock reacts to new NFL kneeling rules, Kaepernick

Turlock reacts to new NFL kneeling rules, Kaepernick

With its decision to ban kneeling during the national anthem, critics are accusing the NFL of prioritizing being in the good financial graces of mainstream America over the... Read more ...