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Opinion: Tim Tebow's argument against paying college athletes is laughable

Tim Tebow, who made millions off his Heisman win, says giving athletes the chance to cash in on their name, image, likeness will ruin college sports.       ...

Opinion: Tim Tebow's argument against paying college athletes is laughable

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How California lawmakers are trying to allow college athletes to get paid The ‘Fair Pay to Play Act’ would let student athletes in the state generate income before graduation through endorsements and sponsorships. If signed into law, California will be the first state to do so....
03:16, 09/15/2019

Should college athletes be paid? Some lawmakers, and a presidential candidate, say yes. Andrew Yang says the NCAA is exploiting college athletes and is one of many who think the government will have to play a role in overhauling the current model....
00:16, 05/23/2019

California closer to letting college athletes make money The California Assembly has passed legislation to let college athletes make money, setting up a confrontation with the NCAA that could jeopardize the athletic futures of programs at USC, UCLA and Stanford....
00:32, 09/11/2019

Tim Tebow says college athletes don’t deserve compensation. Jay Bilas says that’s ‘immoral.’ The two ESPN personalities have far different takes on the prospect of college athletes making money of their names and likenesses while maintaining NCAA eligibility....
18:00, 09/14/2019

Opinion: Kevin Durant's injury should serve as cautionary tale for athletes everywhere Game 5 of the NBA Finals will be a seminal moment for athletes everywhere: If you don’t look out for your best interests, who else will?       ...
04:32, 06/12/2019

Ex-Alabama college athletes beat duck to death with baseball bat: cops Two former Alabama college athletes clobbered a duck to death with a bat to “put it out of its misery,” according to a disturbing new report. Jacob Thomas Frye, and Thomas “Landon” Grant, both 19-year-old former baseball players at Central Alabama Community College in Alexander City — had atte...
14:48, 06/20/2019

College students charged with paying tuition with stolen credit Cards Two students were arrested for allegedly using stolen credit cards to pay for tuition at the University of New Hampshire. Buzz60’s Mercer Morrison has the story.        ...
21:48, 06/05/2019

Ex-college soccer player threatened to kill 45 athletes over gambling losses: feds A former Massachusetts college soccer player who was a prolific gambler sent death threats to 45 professional and amateur athletes he blamed for his losses — including some that included vile racial slurs, federal prosecutors said. Addison Choi, 23, of Fullerton, California, was charged Wednes...
21:16, 05/30/2019

California Lawmakers Pass Bill Allowing College Athletes To Profit From Endorsements The California State Assembly on Monday passed a bill that would allow college athletes to sign endorsement deals. SB 206, the Fair Pay To Play Act, cleared the Assembly by a vote of 72-0. A version of the bill passed the Senate by a similarly decisive vote in May....
23:00, 09/10/2019

Student sues Georgetown after dad admits to paying $400K in college admissions scandal Adam Semprevivo, a Georgetown student whose dad pleaded guilty to paying $400,000 in the nation's college admissions scandal, is now suing the school.        ...
18:00, 05/15/2019

3 more wealthy parents to plead guilty to paying bribes for better ACT, SAT scores in college scandal Gregory and Marcia Abbott and Peter Jan Sartorio will become the tenth parents to plead guilty for bribes to improve their kids' ACT and SAT scores.        ...
19:48, 05/22/2019

The Kyler Effect: Heisman winner’s success inspires athletes to play two sports in college Instead of specializing, several high school stars plan to remain two-sport athletes into college, following the path of baseball prospect turned No. 1 NFL draft pick Kyler Murray....
17:16, 07/10/2019

College gambler sent racist death threats to dozens of athletes after losing bets. Now he may go to prison. Addison Choi pleaded guilty to threatening college and pro athletes as well as their girlfriends on Instagram, often using racist slurs.        ...
17:32, 05/30/2019

Felicity Huffman pleads guilty to paying $15,000 to rig daughter’s SAT score in college admissions scheme BOSTON (AP) — Felicity Huffman pleads guilty to paying $15,000 to rig daughter’s SAT score in college admissions scheme....
23:48, 05/13/2019

College gambler sent racist death threats to dozens of athletes he blamed for losing bets. Now he may go to prison. Addison Choi pleaded guilty to threatening college and pro athletes as well as their girlfriends on Instagram, often using racist slurs.        ...
01:00, 05/31/2019

NCAA President Threatens California Schools Over State Bill Allowing College Athletes To Make Money Earlier this year, two California state senators introduced SB 206, much to the chagrin of NCAA bureaucrats. The bill, which is also known as the Fair Pay To Play Act, would allow college athletes to make money off of their own names, images, and likenesses starting in Jan. 2023. The state Senate ap...
09:00, 06/25/2019

Opinion: If it wants to take next step, Big 12 needs to win in the College Football Playoff Oklahoma has made the College Football Playoff three of the last four seasons. But for the Big 12 to take the next step it must win on biggest stage.       ...
01:16, 07/16/2019

Opinion: The candidates are wrong. It's a mistake to pay off college graduates' debt Whether you think Elizabeth Warren's and Bernie Sanders' calls to forgive student loan debt are thoughtful policy solutions or pandering to Millennial voters, there's no question the senators are speaking to a jarring problem. Americans hold nearly $1.5 trillion in student loan debt, more than they ...
02:16, 07/04/2019

Opinion: College football's postseason schedule is entirely wrong If the College Football Playoff semifinals are supposed to be the centerpiece of the sport, they should be the last games played every year.        ...
00:32, 05/24/2019

Opinion: Why college football needs new blood to break through current playoff blockade The College Football Playoff has been dominated by Alabama, Clemson, Oklahoma and Ohio State but the sport needs new teams to breakthrough.       ...
14:48, 08/30/2019

Opinion: Florida-Miami shows what makes college football both terrible and lovable College football is back and Florida's tense, mistake-riddled 24-20 victory against Miami perfectly showed what makes the sport terrible and lovable.       ...
22:16, 08/25/2019

Opinion: Michigan, Washington join FSU, Tennessee in college football misery index When you strip away all the tradition or what the FSU brand represents or what fans think the program is, there is no choice but to be concerned.       ...
10:32, 09/09/2019

Opinion: RJ Hampton passing on college basketball is what NCAA wants, but won't start trend RJ Hampton's decision to pass on college basketball and play professionally in Australia won't upset many and is what the NCAA wants to happen.        ...
22:00, 05/28/2019

Opinion: Clemson, not Alabama, now face of college football as it aims for national title repeat Clemson owns the spotlight in the ACC and all of college football as the Tigers look to defend last season's national championship.       ...
12:16, 07/18/2019

Opinion: John Beilein's NBA move not a huge surprise, but is big loss to college basketball John Beilein was one of good guys in college basketball. His decision to leave Michigan for the Cleveland Cavaliers is big loss for sport.        ...
00:32, 05/14/2019

Tim Tebow doesn't want college athletes to get paid: 'It's about your team' Former Florida quarterback and New York Mets minor-leaguer Tim Tebow believes paying college athletes changes the meaning of college sports.       ...
01:32, 09/14/2019

Opinion: Clemson-Texas A&M, LSU-Texas games in Week 2 signal start of college football season Week 2 in college football brings two major matchups between Clemson and Texas A&M and then LSU and Texas, making it the real start of the season.       ...
23:48, 09/06/2019

Those Aroldis Chapman worries are laughable now The concern seems silly now, worrying about Aroldis Chapman’s fastball velocity. Aaron Boone laughed about it, because of what he has seen since the spring, how his closer has alleviated doubts with a brilliant start to his season. “Any time we don’t see 100 or 100-plus [mph] out of Chapman, it’s a ...
01:48, 05/29/2019

Opinion: More college athlete reform? That's tough when 'amateurism' means whatever the NCAA proclaims it does Whenever the NCAA talks about reform, 'amateurism' means whatever the NCAA proclaims it does. So what does reform really mean?        ...
15:16, 05/15/2019

The F1 lessons George Russell took from "almost laughable" F3 year George Russell believes the challenging circumstances of his rookie Formula 1 season could be similar to the "almost laughable" contrast between his results and the reality back in Formula 3...
23:48, 08/28/2019

Barr: The allegation I lied to Congress is 'laughable' Attorney General William Barr is making clear he’s not losing sleep over Democrats’ strident opposition to his job performance.In an interview with Fox News that aired Friday, Barr said he wasn’t worried about the near certainty that the House will vote to hold him in contempt of Congress, nor was h...
22:00, 05/17/2019

Jonathan Chait's Laughable Attempt to Take Down Bernie Sanders Over Nicaragua Because vapidity never takes a day off, New York concern troll-at-large Jonathan Chait was at it again on Memorial Day with a piece on why, in a country that has essentially known nothing but perpetual war since World War II, Bernie Sanders’ pro-Sandinista stance in the 1980s is problematic....
23:32, 05/28/2019

"Laughable Claims": Iran Rejects US Accusation Of Attack On Ships Off UAE Iran strongly rejected an accusation by US National Security Advisor John Bolton on Wednesday that it was "almost certainly" behind May 12 attacks on four ships off the United Arab Emirates....
20:16, 05/29/2019

Elizabeth Warren Wants to Create a New Agency to Fix America’s Laughable Election Security Presidential candidate and professional plan-haver Elizabeth Warren just proposed an overhaul of American elections touching on improved cybersecurity and opening access to voting. The crux of the senator’s plan is to vastly strengthen federal oversight of federal elections from start to finish with...
22:16, 06/25/2019

England World Cup final place laughable four years ago, says Eoin Morgan • Captain wants repeat performance against New Zealand• Aaron Finch: ‘We were just totally outplayed’Eoin Morgan admitted the idea of England reaching the World Cup final would have been laughable four years ago. But after his players swatted aside Australia with a ruthless semi-final display the jo...
00:00, 07/12/2019

Joe Biden Plans to Call Trump an ‘Existential Threat.’ The White House Says That’s ‘Laughable’ (DES MOINES, Iowa) — The White House says Joe Biden’s plan to call President Donald Trump an “existential threat” to the nation is “truly laughable” as the two politicians converge in Iowa on Tuesday. White House press secretary Sarah Sanders says she’s not ...
23:00, 06/11/2019

Rambo: Last Blood review – Stallone storms Mexico in a laughable Trumpian fantasy The grizzled warrior dusts off his crossbow to take revenge on sex traffickers in a creaking, cringeworthy fifth instalment This massively enlarged prostate of a film can only make you wince with its badly acted geronto-ultraviolence, its Trumpian fantasies of Mexican rapists and hilariously insecur...
17:33, 09/19/2019

Saturday Night Live: Paul Rudd affable, Trump cold open laughable The finale fitted the season: some good ideas, Kate McKinnon shining, a sincere message let down by a previous misstepThe season finale opens with a message from Alec Baldwin’s Trump. He’s excited for summer, when he’ll get to indulge in activities he “never has time for”, such as “golf, visiting fr...
13:16, 05/19/2019

Aston Martin boss: Brexit strategy "laughable", EV policy "non-sensical", idea of full autonomy "absurd" Aston CEO Andy Palmer hits out at Driving the Future event in London Aston Martin CEO Andy Palmer has described the government’s strategy for Brexit as “laughable”, its EV-focused policy as "non-sensical" and the idea of full autonomy reaching reality in his lifetime as "absurd". Speaking at the Dr...
21:00, 07/10/2019

Even Newly-Promoted Red Bull F1 Driver Thinks Red Bull Promotions Are 'Laughable' The Red Bull Junior Program is pretty notorious for how damn brutal it can be, what with the whole ‘demoting drivers mid-season’ deal. It’s reached the point where it feels like a professional version of musical chairs, where Red Bull’s sponsored drivers just have to be happy with whatever seat the...
22:48, 08/30/2019

The Legal Argument That Could Destroy Uber Days after Uber began selling stock, the National Labor Relations Board’s top lawyer gave the company a huge gift. In an advice memo, the general counsel’s office determined that Uber’s drivers are independent contractors, not employees. If drivers are legally determined to be employees, it would t...
21:00, 05/20/2019

DOJ finalizes argument for gutting Obamacare The Department of Justice on Wednesday spelled out its arguments siding with a federal judge who ruled last year that Obamacare was unconstitutional and needed to be thrown out....
16:32, 05/02/2019

"Wednesday Morning, 8 AM" is the only #SaveAPBio argument you really need Adults lie to kids all the time, for as many reasons as you might care to name: manipulation, protection, convenience, and, sometimes, just because it’s easy, and kind of fun. The annals of educational film and TV are full of “great” teachers who inspire their kids by lying through their teeth, conv...
20:16, 05/30/2019

With No Argument on Substance, Critics Take Aim at U.S.’s Style Attempts to police the joy the United States has taken in rampaging through the Women’s World Cup only confirm what should be clear: the team is different from everyone else....
19:02, 07/06/2019

Here’s a good argument for why Logan should have been the last X-Men movie The movie Dark Phoenix opens this weekend, but the onslaught of less-than-favorable reviews (including our own) indicates that it’s hardly the blockbuster ending that the X-Men franchise had hoped for. In fact, it currently hovers at the very bottom of the RT rankings of the X-Men movies at 22%. At ...
02:32, 06/08/2019

Man stabbed to death during argument in Queens deli A 32-year-old man died after being stabbed in the chest during an argument at his neighborhood deli in Queens, police said Monday. The victim, Desmond Tillery, was arguing with a man while standing in the doorway of the Day & Night Deli & Grill on Beach Channel Drive in Far Rockaway late Sunday, whe...
01:00, 05/21/2019

Read this: A blistering argument for Friends' awfulness Friends turns 25 this year, so get ready for a plethora of looks back and best-episode lists and retrospective articles examining the history of the hangout comedy. Like, say, this one, from the 20th anniversary. But not everyone harkens back to the days of Central Perk with inherent fondness—take B...
00:16, 08/31/2019

Argument in apartment parking lot turns fatal An argument in a parking lot turned fatal early Saturday morning. Pima County Sheriff’s Dept. says Foothills deputies responded to a shooting call around 1:30 am Saturday. Upon arriving at the apartment complex in the 7400 block of North Mona Lisa deputies found a man with gunshot wounds. The ...
00:00, 06/23/2019

Sheriff: Deputy shot during argument over cats says ‘I won’ INDIALANTIC, Fla. (AP) — A Florida sheriff’s deputy was shot multiple times when he responded to a confrontation between neighbors over the feeding of feral cats. Brevard County Sheriff Wayne Ivey told a news conference early Wednesday that the deputy was being prepared for surgery but was ale...
16:32, 06/05/2019

The Legal Argument That Could Destroy Uber Is About To Be Tested On October 23, an arbitrator will sit down in Uber’s New York office and hear arguments in a case that could determine the ride-hail giant’s future. It is not about the employment status of a single driver, but rather the very legality of Surge Pricing, Uber’s flagship feature that adjusts the price...
08:18, 09/20/2019

Half-naked gunman shoots man in jaw after argument A man was grazed by a bullet inside an East Harlem apartment building Wednesday morning following an argument with the nearly naked gunman — who only had his underwear on, police said. The 20-year-old and the shooter — who was wearing only his skivvies, according to a 911 caller — were fighting insi...
22:32, 07/17/2019

The science of influencing people: six ways to win an argument Hidebound views on subjects such as the climate crisis and Brexit are the norm – but the appliance of science may sway stubborn opinions“I am quite sure now that often, very often, in matters of religion and politics a man’s reasoning powers are not above the monkey’s,” wrote Mark Twain.Having writt...
13:32, 06/30/2019

Off-duty officer stabbed after argument in Uber BARTLETT, Tenn. — Police in Tennessee say an off-duty Bartlett officer has been stabbed in the face, neck and leg by a person still being sought by police. Memphis police tell news outlets that the officer was sharing an Uber with a man early Sunday when the two began arguing. A police report says t...
12:16, 06/04/2019

Florida man hit by stranger during argument with wife dies A man has died after being punched in the face by a stranger who intervened in an argument he was having with his wife at a central Florida restaurant....
00:16, 06/07/2019

Exclusive: Fed's Mester weighing argument for U.S. rate cut One Federal Reserve policymaker who opposed the Fed's recent rate cut is considering whether to support such a move now given risks that a U.S.-China trade war and global slowdown could derail the economy....
21:32, 08/16/2019

Kareem Hunt questioned by police following ‘argument’ at Cleveland bar Cellphone video emerged Monday showing suspended running back Kareem Hunt — now a Cleveland Brown after losing his job with the Chiefs last season — being questioned by police following a “small argument” with a friend, a report says. The 23-year-old was the subject of a dist...
05:00, 07/02/2019

A strong argument for why Josie And The Pussycats is the best movie of all time We’re going to get right to the point: The below video essay posits Josie and The Pussycats as the best movie of all time. Yes, yes, that’s some pretty high praise for an Archie Comics spin-off that has headband ears, mind control, and was a general flop at the box office. but points made by The Joh...
17:16, 07/17/2019

Gujarat Cop Fires At Man After Argument, Charged With Attempt To Murder A case of attempt to murder has been registered against a police sub-inspector in Vadodara for allegedly firing at a man during an altercation with his father, an official said Friday....
21:16, 06/07/2019

Off-duty officer stabbed in Memphis after argument in Uber BARTLETT, Tenn. (AP) — Police in Tennessee say an off-duty Bartlett officer has been stabbed in the face, neck and leg by a person still being sought by police. Memphis police tell news outlets that the officer was sharing an Uber with a man early Sunday when the two began arguing. A police report s...
12:48, 06/04/2019

Boy, 12, arrested for knife thrown after video game argument Authorities say a 12-year-old boy has been arrested after throwing a knife at a 9-year-old boy when they got into an argument while playing video games at a Wichita home....
17:00, 05/06/2019

Browns speak with suspended RB Kareem Hunt after argument near bar Kareem Hunt was not arrested and no reports were filed after the Browns running back got into an argument with a friend late Saturday night.       ...
01:16, 07/02/2019

Apple's Favorite Anti-Right-to-Repair Argument Is Bullshit Increasingly, it seems, our gadgets are not wholly owned by us—that when some component breaks, we are at the mercy of the giant companies that charge us out the ears for repair parts and services. One of the tech industry’s favorite lines of defense with respect to upholding repair monopolies is “s...
22:00, 08/14/2019

The argument for renewables is now 'pure economics': Milken Institute Michael Milken of the Milken Institute says the case for renewables is not just the environmental benefits, but also the lower costs. He says, for two-thirds of the world, renewables are cheaper than a significant amount of carbon-based energy....
17:32, 09/19/2019

Man shot, killed after argument at northwest apartment identified TUCSON – Pima County Sheriff’s Department has identified the victim of Saturday’s fatal shooting at a northwest side apartment complex. At around 1:30 a.m. Saturday, a man later identified as 24-year-old Benjamin Jordan Palmer, was transported to the hospital after he was found wi...
05:00, 06/27/2019

The historical argument for impeaching Trump | Heather Cox Richardson Since Nixon, Republicans have pushed the envelope under the guise of ‘patriotism’, and Democrats have tolerated it because of ‘civility’The question of impeaching Donald Trump is about replacing the toxic partisanship of today’s Republican party with America’s traditional rule of law. It has become ...
23:00, 06/17/2019

Let's stop the argument that financial education doesn't work Research continues to validate financial education, leading to better decision-making, heightened confidence and increased self-efficacy. If you impugn our field, you have no understanding of what it takes to create impactful learning....
15:00, 06/13/2019

12 Killed In Indonesia Bus Crash After Argument Between Passenger, Driver Twelve people were killed and dozens more injured in an Indonesian traffic accident on Monday after a bus passenger tried to wrest control of the steering wheel following an argument with the driver,......
15:00, 06/17/2019

Opening argument: Green helps Yankees beat White Sox 8-4 CHICAGO (AP) — Gleyber Torres hit a two-run homer and the New York Yankees stayed perfect when they use an opener, cooling off the Chicago White Sox with an 8-4 win Saturday night. Torres capped New York’s four-run fourth with his 15th homer, a drive to center off Reynaldo López. He also had a...
11:00, 06/16/2019

Do the Galaxy S10 and Pixel 3 deals moot the OnePlus 7 Pro price argument? OnePlus phones are affordable at launch, compared to the full retail prices of their flagship competitors, but the company almost never does price promos, and when, say, Samsung discounts its Galaxy S10 family, the value-for-money argument for the new 7 Pro becomes rather dubious.The fans' justifica...
17:16, 05/29/2019

Teen struck by stray bullet during parking spot argument CHICAGO (AP) — Police say a 16-year-old girl was shot in the chest by a stray bullet during an argument over a parking space on Chicago’s South Side. Police say the teen was listed in serious condition at a hospital following the shooting Sunday afternoon in the Morgan Park neighborhood. The t...
16:48, 06/17/2019

Mike Francesa And Trevor Bauer Get Into An Argument With No Winners And Two Losers Cleveland Indians pitcher and online edgelord Trevor Bauer is one of the big names to watch ahead of next week’s MLB trade deadline. The team’s on a nice little surge at the moment and is only two games behind the AL Central-leading Twins, but if it shifts into asset collection mode, Bauer is probab...
05:16, 07/27/2019

Baltimore Orioles' Richard Bleier gets into argument with coach in dugout One dugout dust-up during a grueling Major League Baseball season can be commonplace – even for a team that is competing for a playoff spot and a World Series....
16:48, 08/29/2019

Fed's Brainard says risks bolster argument for lower-than-expected rates Policymakers have to shift down their future interest rate expectations because of growing risks to the U.S. economy, a Federal Reserve official said on Friday in remarks that reinforce expectations that the central bank could cut rates soon....
23:32, 06/21/2019

Two judges shot after argument in parking lot of Indianapolis White Castle Police initially said Judges Andrew Adams and Brad Jacobs were at a topless bar before they were shot. Now they say the judges were never at the bar.        ...
04:48, 05/02/2019

Gabe Kapler gets heated in argument over Andrew McCutchen’s injury Philadelphia Phillies manager Gabe Kapler found himself embroiled in a heated argument Friday morning. Angelo Cataldi, who hosts a morning show on SportsRadio 94WIP, invited the Phillies skipper to join his show, and the pair quickly disagreed over the nature of Andrew McCutchen’s season-ending inju...
02:16, 06/08/2019

Democrats' gun control debate expands into an argument about money in politics Gun control emerged as a big issue during the Democratic presidential debate Tuesday in Detroit, but then it grew into an argument about money in politics....
04:48, 07/31/2019

Conor McGregor Sucker-Punches Old Man After Whiskey Argument In Dublin Pub Conor McGregor still hasn’t decided on his next fight, but in the meantime he’s won an exhibition bout against an old guy who was just trying to have a pint....
19:32, 08/15/2019

Argument over dog poop in yard leads to shooting, two seriously injured: Kentucky police Glenn Gholar Jr. was arrested Friday after he reportedly shot a woman in the face and a man multiple times during an argument over "fecal matter."        ...
16:16, 04/29/2019

Republicans hope Trump’s closing argument secures win in N.C. House race Voters cast their final ballots Tuesday in a long-disputed race that has proved surprisingly competitive despite Trump easily winning the district in 2016....
16:48, 09/10/2019

Austria’s deputy leader pushes extremist argument to warn against immigration Ahead of European Parliament elections, Austrian Vice Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache described his staunchly anti-immigration Freedom Party as committed to fighting “population exchange,” a term associated with and used by the extreme right....
21:16, 04/28/2019

Clinton: Barr's argument for the President being able to fire investigators is 'the road to tyranny' Reacting to Attorney General William Barr's testimony on Wednesday, Hillary Clinton said the notion that the President can fire any prosecutor investigating him if he feels the accusations are false is "the road to tyranny."...
15:48, 05/02/2019

Qualcomm has strong argument to win reversal of U.S. antitrust ruling: legal experts A rare public call by a U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) official for one of the agency's courtroom victories to be reversed, in a case of anticompetitive business practices by chipmaker Qualcomm Inc, charts a strong course for a judge's ruling to be overturned on appeal, some legal experts said....
16:48, 05/31/2019

Fuzzy jobs data is a weak argument for interest rate cuts Everybody seems to agree that last Friday’s employment report was a loser. And because only 130,000 new jobs were created in August, nobody would disagree that the Federal Reserve will likely cut interest rates next week to please President Trump and the financial markets. Who am I to take the oppos...
07:01, 09/10/2019

Super Bowl MVP Mark Rypien arrested after ‘hitting wife’ during car argument Former Super Bowl MVP Mark Rypien was arrested on suspicion of domestic violence following an incident involving his wife in Washington state, police said. Rypien, 56, pleaded not guilty Monday morning to misdemeanor fourth-degree assault after officers in Spokane responded early Sunday evening to a...
01:48, 07/02/2019

ESPN Baseball Broadcast Derailed By Unbearable Argument Over Lineup Optimization In the third inning of Wednesday night’s Cubs-Cardinals broadcast on ESPN, play-by-play guy Jon Sciambi brought up an interesting stat about the lousy season-long performance of the second-base and center-field positions for the Cubs. This line of thought led fellow commentator Eduardo Pérez to brin...
11:48, 08/01/2019

Tim Cook makes a ‘compelling’ argument to Trump for exempting Apple from tariffs It looks like Apple is gunning for some sweet tariff exemption from the US for its manufacturing. At a dinner with President Trump over the weekend, CEO Tim Cook expressed concern that Korean giant Samsung might gain an edge over the iPhone maker because it pays less in tariffs. Trump said Cook made...
14:00, 08/19/2019

Facing Antitrust Pressure, Google Starts Spinning Its Own Too Big to Fail Argument While billboards go up in Silicon Valley calling for the break up of big tech, executives at Google and Facebook continue to argue that the massive scale of their companies is a key asset in the emerging tech cold war between the United States and China.Read more......
12:00, 06/15/2019

Washington father executed daughter over 'petty argument' about baby gate, prosecutors say An argument over installing a baby gate turned into a deadly confrontation between a father and daughter in Washington state that left the mother of a newborn dead, according to prosecutors....
20:48, 06/16/2019

Hilary Duff Receives Apology "Dick" From Fiancé Matthew Koma After Argument Matthew Koma is apologizing to fiancée Hilary Duff for being a "dick." After starting an "unnecessary" argument on pizza night, the Winnetka Bowling League singer......
00:00, 06/25/2019

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01:00, 05/21/2019

A $5K tip for revenge? New York woman arrested for using boyfriend's credit card after argument, police say Serina Wolf left a $5,000 tip on a $55.37 tab at a Florida restaurant while using her boyfriend's credit card. She was arrested, charged with theft.        ...
13:00, 07/04/2019

Ford vs. Chevy argument leads to stabbing, woman being shot 5 times during family dinner An argument over which car manufacturer produces better vehicles resulted in a woman being stabbed and shot five times during a family dinner, prosecutors said....
00:32, 05/04/2019

Lawyers for President Trump pushed the bizarre argument in federal court on Tuesday that Congress ha Lawyers for President Trump pushed the bizarre argument in federal court on Tuesday that Congress has only narrow powers to investigate presidents. Per USA Today, when the judge pushed back, Trump’s lawyers reportedly said even the Watergate probe might not have been kosher....
07:32, 05/15/2019

Major League Baseball players' wives get into argument over mass shootings, race in leaked conversation A private conversation between the wives of current Major League Baseball players in which they discussed the recent mass shootings in Texas and Ohio was leaked Tuesday, sparking outrage at some of the comments....
20:16, 08/08/2019

How athletes will train in the future Upgrade Labs in Santa Monica has workout equipment that gives you an effective workout in less time. It focuses on three areas: physical fitness, brain training, and recovery. INSIDER's Caroline Aghajanian visited the facility to try out the machines for herself and see if it's really making a diffe...
23:32, 05/09/2019

The tech elite athletes use When a field of 127 runners lined up in Central Park on September 13, 1970, to run the first New York City Marathon, the only gadgets, per se, that could help them were a smattering of watches. A grainy finisher photo shows winner Gary Muhrcke breaki......
20:48, 07/16/2019

Who's got next? The four athletes who appeared on our first cover Two decades ago, we predicted Kobe, A-Rod, Kordell Stewart and Eric Lindros would lead their sports into the next millennium. They more than justified our faith....
04:16, 09/11/2019

Salesforce Will Have to Keep Paying Up It is no Twitter, but Salesforce.com’s largest deal to date also represents the furthest the cloud software company has ventured out of its comfort zone....
02:16, 06/11/2019

2 athletes die during Ironman event in Wisconsin Two endurance athletes, including a firefighter, died during the same grueling 70.3-mile half Ironman in Wisconsin, officials said. Todd Mahoney, 38, a nine-year veteran of the Madison Fire Department, and Michael McCulloch, 61, were both pulled out of Lake Monona on Sunday during the 1.2-mile swim ...
21:16, 06/12/2019

Two Kenyan athletes suspended for doping - AIU "The Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) said on Tuesday it had provisionally suspended two Kenyan athletes, one of them a Commonwealth Games former champion, for doping, the latest in a string of doping cases in the East African nation."...
19:48, 07/09/2019

Athletes join in on the FaceApp #AgeChallenge The #AgeChallenge went viral today, and it's no surprise your favorite athletes joined in. Take a glimpse into the future with a few of our favorites....
12:00, 07/17/2019

Photos: Who are you calling old? Age is but a number for these athletes Their hairs are gray, their skin is wrinkled and they're unlikely to defy the laws of gravity for more than a moment at a time. Yet age is but a number for these senior athletes going one-on-one with Father Time....
22:32, 05/16/2019

| Mixed results for SA athletes in Zurich There were mixed results for SA's elite athletes with Ruswahl Samaai providing the best performance at the first of two legs in the IAAF Diamond League series in Zurich....
12:16, 08/30/2019

Athletes who had prolific careers in the military We're celebrating America today, so we thought we'd celebrate some legendary sports figures who also had distinguished military careers.       ...
10:48, 07/04/2019

Two Kenyan athletes suspended for doping: AIU The Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) said on Tuesday it had provisionally suspended two Kenyan athletes, one of them a Commonwealth Games former champion, for doping, the latest in a string of doping cases in the East African nation....
15:48, 07/09/2019

Why these athletes and teams deserve an asterisk next to their name Roger Maris, the 1972 Olympic basketball gold medal game, the "Tuck Rule" game ... these are some of the most controversial moments in sports.        ...
14:16, 05/09/2019

Why We All Need To Be Paying More Attention To Formula E Getting on board with a brand-new racing series, especially one marketed as “world class” from the very start, can be hard. There’s already so much racing out there to watch, and so many drivers out there to follow, that it might not seem worth it to devote the time and energy to learning something ...
22:48, 08/23/2019

Why paying with your palm could be the new way to shop Paying for your shopping could be about to get even simpler thanks to new technology from Fujitsu.The Japanese giant has shown off new biometric payment technology that will do away the need not just for cash at the checkout, but possibly debit or credit cards as well.Instead, Fujitsu’s ...
16:00, 05/21/2019

NCAA to consider allowing athletes to cash in on their names The NCAA on Tuesday announced it formed a group to determine whether its rules can be modified to allow college athletes to profit from their names, images and likenesses....
16:16, 05/15/2019

How did Canelo become one of the highest-paid athletes in the world? Unified middleweight champion Canelo Alvarez is not a charismatic international figure or a flamboyant extrovert like Muhammad Ali was. But he is the right fighter at the right time -- and a damn good one, writes Nigel Collins....
19:00, 05/01/2019

How the world’s most competitive athletes use ‘super powers’ to win It’s 1978 in the Philippines, and something weird is going on at a chess match. Anatoly Karpov, “the golden boy of the Soviet Union,” is playing Viktor Korchnoi, another Soviet who is hated by the regime. As the match drags on, Korchnoi is tormented by a voice in his head commanding him ...
17:32, 06/15/2019

Protesting U.S. athletes receive 12-months probation U.S. athletes Race Imboden and Gwen Berry have been placed on probation for 12 months for their political protests at the Pan Am Games, USA Today reported on Tuesday....
12:16, 08/21/2019

What's next: Pan Am Games athletes ponder Tokyo 2020 From facing elite competition to hanging out at the athletes' village, the 2019 Pan American Games was a vital experience for those hoping to shine in sport's biggest stage, the Olympics....
13:00, 08/14/2019

Athletes awarded Presidential Medal of Freedom With Tiger Woods being awarded the honor in 2019, 33 athletes have been given the Presidential Medal of Freedom.        ...
09:00, 05/07/2019

What's next: Pan Am Games' athletes ponder Tokyo 2020 From facing elite competition to hanging out at the athletes' village, the 2019 Pan American Games was a vital experience for those hoping to shine in sport's biggest stage, the Olympics....
16:01, 08/13/2019

Felix says female athletes are united for change Female athletes from across all sports are drawing inspiration from one another as they fight for equal treatment, Olympic sprint champion Allyson Felix told Reuters this week....
08:00, 08/04/2019

Hitting the gym makes esports athletes more successful When you think of the daily life of an esports player, you might imagine something sedate. Professional gamers, by definition, sit at computers and work to hone their talents by staring at a screen and clicking buttons. But, as many of them will be quick to tell  you, there’s a lot of work that goes...
22:00, 05/01/2019

Representing at The Met: Athletes strut their stuff at the Met Gala OBJ in a kilt? Tom and Gisele going cosmopolitan? The 2019 Met Gala allowed the sports world to show out in its best outfits. Here are the highlights....
04:32, 05/07/2019

NCAA to consider allowing athletes to profit from names INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The NCAA is forming a working group to consider how its rules can be modified to allow college athletes to be compensated for their names, images and likenesses. NCAA President Mark Emmert and the Board of Governors announced Tuesday that Big East Commissioner Val Ackerman will h...
22:32, 05/14/2019

Complaint targets transgender HS track athletes Three Connecticut girls who have run high school track filed a federal discrimination complaint over a state policy on transgender athletes, saying it cost them top finishes and possibly college scholarships....
19:48, 06/20/2019

Pregnant People Are the Ultimate Endurance Athletes Carrying an 8-pound being inside your body during the entirety of waking hours is a super-human feat, probably as physically draining as running 5,000 marathons over a terrain of hot coals and quick sand. Now research more or less backs this up: A new study published in Science Advances found, per Q...
00:48, 06/07/2019

'All I want is to go': five young athletes on their dreams of Olympic glory It’s exactly a year until the torch is lit at the Tokyo Olympics. Here, five hopefuls reveal some of the sacrifices they’ve made in the pursuit of a priceless place in Team GBLina, 23, grew up in east London. She recently switched from 400m to hurdles Continue reading......
16:32, 07/21/2019

Up to 70 Russian athletes could face doping charges The Russian anti-doping agency says the number of athletes accused of receiving banned treatments from a doctor could rise to 70       ...
11:48, 06/19/2019

Sorry AOC, but Equifax probably won’t be paying people $125 apiece Those hoping to cash in on the massive Equifax settlement might be out of luck, thanks to AOC. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez tweeted a call for those affected by the 2017 data leak to make a claim, saying they could get $125 — “a nice chunk of change.” But only $31 million has been earma...
21:16, 07/27/2019

NBC owns The Office, why are they paying $500 million for it? “The Office” has been a staple on Netflix, and was far and away the most streamed show on the service in 2018, according to data from Nielsen.       ...
22:16, 06/27/2019

Nobody is Paying Attention to the Presidential Race Yet The first Democratic presidential debates are this Wednesday and Thursday, and while the first contest is still eight months away, it feels like the race has been in full-throttle for eight years at this point....
18:32, 06/24/2019

The emotional price we're paying for being always online Technology has reached a level our grandparents couldn’t have even imagined when they were young. Computers in our pockets, instant communication with people on the other side of the world, access to unimaginable amounts of information at our fingertips or just a voice query away, all of those are t...
20:32, 06/27/2019

India's 5 best paying tech jobs right now India's booming IT scene is creating a wealth of high paying opportunities, according to a new study identifying the country's most lucrative tech professions....
06:32, 08/15/2019

Why PGA Championship was moved up in change that’s paying off The PGA Championship used to bat cleanup in the major championship batting order. Now it’s in the two hole. The PGA, which several years ago marketed itself as “Glory’s Last Shot” to accentuate its place as the final major championship in the calendar year, is now “Glory’s Second Shot” a...
23:16, 05/14/2019

'Enraged' wife hits husband with laptop during argument over other women on plane in Miami A woman on an American Airlines plane about to take off from Miami threw a laptop at her husband, hitting a flight attendant and a passenger.       ...
13:16, 07/25/2019

| 2 Austrian athletes face fraud charges over doping Two Austrian athletes will face fraud charges over the "Aderlass" doping scandal uncovered earlier this year, prosecutors in the city of Innsbruck said....
16:35, 09/23/2019

Navratilova dropped by LGBT group over trans athletes row An LGBT group has cut ties with tennis great Martina Navratilova after she said it was a form of "cheating" for transgender women to be allowed to compete in women's sport....
18:32, 04/28/2019

Allyson Felix: Nike changes policy for pregnant athletes Six-time Olympic gold medallist Allyson Felix says female athletes will "no longer be financially penalised for having a child" after Nike changed its sponsorship contracts....
23:16, 08/17/2019

Meet the athletes taking action on climate change Basketball, ice climbing, swimming and surfing — professional athletes are using their popularity to shed light on climate change and encourage others to do more to protect our environment....
01:16, 05/18/2019

Two athletes positive for steroids in London 2012 retests "Two athletes who competed in the London 2012 Olympics tested positive for anabolic steroids following retests of their seven-year-old samples, the International Olympic Committee said on Friday."...
17:48, 05/10/2019

| WADA targets 298 athletes in disgraced Moscow lab files WADA says it was "compiling strong evidence" of doping with 298 athletes from files and samples retrieved from Moscow's disgraced former drug-testing laboratory....
20:16, 07/02/2019

State law requires more concussion education for student athletes ALBANY — Football season is upon us, and a new law aims to lessen the frequency of concussions and other head injuries in youth football programs across New York. A new law signed Tuesday by Gov. Andrew Cuomo mandates that the state Health Department provide packets to all football programs educatin...
20:00, 09/04/2019

Sleepy athletes may face higher concussion risk (Reuters Health) - College athletes may face a higher risk for sport-related concussions if they have insomnia or even if they're just chronically sleepy, a new study suggests....
18:32, 04/28/2019

NCAA to consider allowing student-athletes to profit from names The NCAA is looking at how its rules can be modified to allow college athletes to be compensated for their names, images and likenesses.        ...
03:32, 05/15/2019

NCAA to consider modifying rules so athletes can profit off their names INDIANAPOLIS — The NCAA is forming a working group to consider how its rules can be modified to allow college athletes to be compensated for their names, images and likenesses. NCAA President Mark Emmert and the Board of Governors announced Tuesday that Big East Commissioner Val Ackerman will head t...
00:00, 05/15/2019

Govt Assures IOA, IOC Eligible Athletes Will Be Allowed To Participate The government Tuesday gave a written guarantee to the IOA and IOC that all eligible athletes will be allowed to participate in international events held in the country....
21:00, 06/18/2019

Athletes have poor teeth despite brushing twice a day, study finds Researchers found athletes regularly drink energy drinks, and use gels, all of which can damage teethBritish Olympic and professional athletes could be damaging their teeth by regular using sports drinks, energy bars and gels, according to a study.Researchers from University College London surveyed ...
10:48, 08/25/2019

Under Fire For Its Treatment Of Pregnant Athletes, Nike Changes Policy Having faced increased scrutiny regarding its treatment of pregnant athletes, Nike is changing its policy to guarantee a pregnant athlete's pay and bonuses cannot be cut over the 18-month period......
19:32, 08/17/2019

Commission would examine exertional heath stroke in athletes U.S. Rep. Chris Smith of New Jersey has introduced legislation to create a commission to study exertional heat stroke after a player from his district died at Garden City Community College in Kansas       ...
21:16, 08/05/2019

Almost half the NCAA’s athletes are women. It needs to make a stand for them. As it has on other social issues in the past, college sports’ governing body should stop staging championships in states with restrictive abortion laws....
22:48, 06/10/2019

Congresswomen press Nike about its treatment of pregnant athletes Members of Congress are asking Nike executives for details on the company’s treatment of female athletes following reports that company stopped paying some athletes while they were pregnant....
21:48, 05/21/2019

How period tracking can give all female athletes an edge The adviser to the US’ women’s World Cup winners shows them how to train with their menstrual cycle, not against it – and there are lessons for the rest of usUntil relatively recently, sports scientists simply applied the research they had done with male athletes to female ones. In fact, according t...
01:32, 07/11/2019

How can we end the current impasse over transgender athletes? | Sean Ingle One side of the argument believes that women’s sport must be protected, the other that gender identification trumps everything. Debate is needed to find a fair solutionI can’t stop thinking about Feagaiga Stowers. Or rather a picture of the 18-year-old Samoan, standing on the second step of a podium...
19:48, 07/22/2019

Athletes ask doping agency to take marijuana off banned list More than 150 current and former athletes signed a letter sent to the World Anti-Doping Agency, asking the organization to remove marijuana from its list of prohibited substances....
02:16, 05/24/2019

De Blasio: I’ll pay female athletes equally if elected president Mayor Bill de Blasio on Wednesday said if elected president he would sign an executive order to guarantee equal pay for women and men athletes — despite glaring discrepancies in pay in his administration. De Blasio, speaking on CNN before the ticker-tape parade in the Canyon of Heroes for the ...
17:32, 07/10/2019

If athletes like Nick Bosa support Trump they should at least be honest During my days as an NBA player, I found that teammates appreciated my views even when they disagreed with meIn a democracy, everyone has the right to support whomever they want. They also have the right to speak out on whatever cause they choose, no matter how objectionable. I would be a hypocrite ...
11:00, 05/06/2019

USOC seeks to keep pregnant athletes from losing insurance DENVER (AP) — The U.S. Olympic Committee says it is working on reforms to prevent athletes from losing health insurance coverage when they become pregnant. Three senators wrote to USOC CEO Sarah Hirshland on Wednesday, asking her to provide details about its insurance program, saying the discontinua...
03:00, 06/06/2019

This site shows how much your favorite athletes make… but in Bitcoin Are you tired of checking the price of your cryptocurrency fortune every hour or so? We might have the perfect distraction for you: a website that shows the salaries of some of the world’s most popular athletes… but in Bitcoin. BitcoinSalaries sources the yearly salaries of pro athletes and then con...
11:16, 07/09/2019

Greek athletes to fly PM class to Minsk after ticket debacle ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece’s athletics team for this month’s European Games in Belarus will fly there in the prime minister’s government jet, after sports officials couldn’t find seats on commercial flights for them. The country’s track and field federation, Segas, sa...
22:16, 06/06/2019

Pregnant women are basically endurance athletes: study Cranky pregnant moms, prepare for vindication. Researchers studying the limits of human endurance have determined that the physical intensity of pregnancy is basically like running a 40-week marathon. “Every mother who has gone through a pregnancy has experienced that effort themselves,”...
22:16, 06/11/2019

Snazzy pro athletes are adding surprise flair to their menswear It’s what’s inside that counts. At the ESPY’s red carpet on Wednesday, recently retired New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski wore a classic black houndstooth three-piece suit with a simple polka-dot tie. But as he parted his lapels for photographers, he revealed some charming personal...
21:00, 07/13/2019

Here's what you'll be paying for the Disney+, Hulu, and ESPN+ bundle We knew Disney had consumed Hulu in the black hole of Mickey’s gaping, insatiable maw, guiding us all one step closer to the “bundle” mentality of streaming that will soon make it all feel like cable all over again. Today, the company announced how much its particular bundle—Disney+, Hulu, and ESPN+...
01:16, 08/07/2019

Don't Stop Paying Attention Just Because You're Waiting in Line Sometimes it’s important to remember that even at a modest pace, in a capable vehicle, off-roading can be every bit as dangerous as it looks. This Lexus GX losing power and hurtling backwards down one of Moab’s best-known wheeling spots is an example of just that....
01:32, 07/18/2019

What are the 25 lowest paying jobs in the US? Women usually hold them Women dominate 18 of the 25 lowest paying jobs, 24/7 Wall Street finds. They also make up 83% of middle-skill workers earning $30,000 or less.        ...
15:32, 06/05/2019

How to Avoid Paying Extra Fees on Your Car Rental When You're Under 25 When you’re over the age of 24, your options in life are endless—at least when it comes to renting a car. But if you’re a young driver, you better saddle up to the idea of renting an old minivan with crazy, added fees....
02:00, 05/15/2019

I’ll keep paying for the gym I never use – it represents hope | Emma Brockes The possibility of self-improvement, no matter how remote, makes us carry on forking out to keep that dream aliveI have been a member of five gyms in my life – the longest unbroken membership lasting three years, the shortest six months, which I quit and, like a Liz Taylor marriage, rejoined before ...
16:16, 05/10/2019

Be wary of paying for your wedding with a credit card Weddings cost a lot, and though it might be tempting to charge those expenses to a credit card, it can be a terrible idea.        ...
22:32, 05/03/2019

Alabama fan who killed Auburn trees not paying up The Alabama fan who pleaded guilty to poisoning oak trees at Auburn University's Toomer's Corner has not been making court-ordered payments.       ...
21:32, 08/15/2019

Some Securities Fraudsters Escape Paying SEC Fines The SEC partly measures its success as an enforcement agency by how much it levies in fines and how much it collects. It also sometimes takes credit for fines that will likely never be collected....
13:16, 05/20/2019

EVs need paying and charging conformity, says top charger maker ABB's boss of electrification says competition between large-scale manufacturers is delaying mass EV adoption The adoption of common charging and payment standards is a vital step towards the widespread take-up of EVs, according to one of the biggest makers of charging points.  Swiss-based technolo...
21:32, 09/16/2019

Use Up Foreign Currency by Paying Down Your Hotel Bill On a recent trip to Mexico, just as I was about to check out of my hotel and head to the airport, I realized that I had about 1,000 extra pesos in cash....
18:00, 05/21/2019

Mom busted for paying $400K bribe to get her son into UCLA A Chinese mom has been been arrested for shelling out $400,000 in bribes to get her son into UCLA as a scholarship-winning soccer recruit — even though he never played the sport competitively, the feds said Tuesday. Xiaoning Sui, 48, of Canada was nabbed in Spain late Monday for paying infamou...
22:32, 09/17/2019

5 Reasons It's Still Worth Paying for a Dropbox Subscription The cloud storage scene has changed a lot since Dropbox launched in 2007, propelled by the falling cost of storage, the rising speed of internet connections, and the proliferation of powerful mobile devices. There is no shortage of options for your storage needs, many of which are free. So why would...
16:16, 07/22/2019

How Plastic Bottles Are Paying For School In Nigeria A school in Nigeria is accepting plastic bottles in lieu of school fees from parents. The Recycle Pay project allows parents to use plastic waste as currency to pay their children's school fees....
15:48, 06/13/2019

These are the highest paying entry-level jobs in the US No full-time job experience? No problem. This crop of college grads is entering one of the best job markets in decades, with an unemployment rate of just 3.6 percent as of April, the lowest in roughly 50 years. And thanks to this incredibly competitive job market, more employers are willing to hire ...
20:00, 05/16/2019

Tower Hamlets stab victim 'knifed to death after breaking up argument' - as two men are killed in weekend of bloodshed in London Two young men were stabbed to death on a weekend of bloodshed which took the total number of people murdered on the streets of London this year above 50....
15:48, 05/28/2019

Trump tells Pentagon to let military academy athletes go pro after graduation President Trump on Wednesday issued a memo directing the Pentagon to allow athletes at military academies to play professional sports directly after they graduate from the schools. The memo, which was released by the White House on Wednesday evening, states that the policy will help the military aca...
02:48, 06/27/2019

37 More Former Ohio State Athletes Sue the University in Sexual Abuse Case The lawsuit is the fourth of its kind filed against the university and the first since Ohio State released a report detailing how a former team doctor repeatedly assaulted males athletes....
07:00, 05/30/2019

Watch: Vegetarian athletes compete in 'The Game Changers' trailer The trailer for the documentary "The Game Changers" reveals top athletes competing on a plant-based diet, from executive producers James Cameron, Arnold Schwarzenegger and Jackie Chan....
02:16, 08/29/2019

2 dead, 8 swimming athletes hurt in SKorea balcony collapse An internal balcony at a nightclub in South Korea has collapsed, killing two people and injuring 16 others including American athletes at the world swimming championships...
09:32, 07/27/2019

Jason Collins changed the ‘playbook’ for gay athletes and is helping others follow Jason Collins remembers the words of support he got after coming out as gay in 2013, and has spread that message in the years since. “In my opinion, out of all the major professional leagues, I believe the NBA is the best. My former coaches, teammates, folks in the NBA league office, all reach...
01:48, 06/26/2019

Two South Koreans dead, athletes hurt in nightclub collapse Two South Koreans died and several others, including athletes attending world aquatic championships, were injured when a structure collapsed in a nightclub in the city of Gwangju, an official said....
06:32, 07/27/2019

Pro athletes who played in a Little League World Series Championship Game Nearly as many athletes who played in the Little League World Series championship went pro in something outside baseball as in MLB itself.       ...
01:48, 08/25/2019

After Backlash, Nike Puts Protections for Pregnant Athletes in Writing Protections for their pregnant athletes? After facing criticism for not including allowances for maternity and postnatal leave in its sponsorship contracts, Nike has decided to “just do it.”...
21:32, 05/21/2019

U.S. Olympic officials reprimand but don't otherwise punish athletes who protested Fencer Race Imboden and hammer thrower Gwen Berry received letters from the USOPC CEO Sarah Hirshland after they protested during Pan Am Games.       ...
13:48, 08/21/2019

Letter: WADA athletes call for apology in bullying case MONTREAL (AP) — The World Anti-Doping Agency’s athletes committee sent a letter to the agency’s executives supporting its leader’s decision to withdraw from an investigation into whether she was bullied during a recent meeting. The WADA executive committee reviewed the investigatio...
04:00, 05/16/2019

Pro athletes unite to bring wheelchair basketball and healing to those trapped in war Wheelchair basketball is transforming the lives of those caught in the crossfire of conflict, disease and poverty – spurred by the International Committee of the Red Cross and two pro American players....
23:16, 08/21/2019

US athletes warned they will face punishment if they protest against racism and gun violence "U.S. athletes Race Imboden and Gwen Berry have been placed on probation for 12 months for their political protests at the Pan Am Games, USA Today reported on Tuesday."...
16:16, 08/22/2019

NCAA to consider allowing athletes to profit from names, image and likeness The NCAA is going to start talking about the idea of updating its rules to compensate college athletes. However, the organization maintains it will not consider any concepts that could be construed as payment for participation in college sports....
16:48, 05/15/2019

US fencer punished for kneeling on podium at Pan Am Games, other athletes warned Two American athletes were given one-year of probation by the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee (USOPC) for taking a knee while on the podium at the Pan American Games, letters sent Tuesday revealed. ...
12:48, 08/21/2019

Serena, Osaka top Forbes list of best-paid female athletes Naomi Osaka's Grand Slam title wins at the U.S. and Australian Opens have helped catapult the Japanese tennis player up to second, behind Serena Williams, in Forbes' list https://www.forbes.com/sites/kurtbadenhausen/2019/08/06/the-highest-paid-female-athletes-2019-serena-and-osaka-dominate/#5216879b...
18:48, 08/07/2019

High school athletes file complaint over transgender policy HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Three Connecticut girls who ran high school track have filed a federal discrimination complaint, saying a statewide policy that forced them to compete against transgender athletes cost them top finishes and possibly college scholarships. The conservative Christian law firm All...
00:00, 06/19/2019

Top 16 athletes over 35 of all-time: From Tom Brady to Serena Williams to Gordie Howe Here's a look at 16 of some of the most successful athletes who have evaded the tolls of Father Time by thriving since turning 35.       ...
20:32, 07/17/2019

Nike to waive performance targets for pregnant athletes: report Sportswear giant Nike will waive performance-based targets for 12 months for any of their pregnant athletes after several runners revealed they had their payments frozen, according to a New York Times report on Friday....
13:32, 05/25/2019

11 pro athletes who played in a Little League World Series Championship Game Nearly as many athletes who played in the Little League World Series championship went pro in something outside baseball as in MLB itself.       ...
16:16, 08/24/2019

Two American Athletes Protest the National Anthem During the Pan-Am Games in Peru Two American athletes at the Pan American Games in Lima, Peru, protested gun violence, racial injustice and the recent actions of President Donald Trump over the weekend, kneeling or raising a fist during the U.S. national anthem. Race Imboden, 26, an American fencer who won a bronze medal in the 20...
17:48, 08/12/2019

Olympics: Two athletes positive for steroids in London 2012 retests - IOC Two athletes who competed in the London 2012 Olympics tested positive for anabolic steroids following retests of their seven-year-old samples, the International Olympic Committee said on Friday....
15:48, 05/10/2019

1 in 5 Canadian athletes experience psychological abuse: How to recognize the signs A new survey from AthletesCAN shows that 17 per cent of Canadian athletes surveyed have experienced psychological abuse, including intimidation, humiliation and fear....
15:32, 05/08/2019

Dementia-related marker found in former pro athletes with concussion history (Reuters Health) - Levels of a protein called tau in spinal fluid may help predict which former pro athletes with multiple concussions will end up with long lasting effects from their history of jolts to the brain, a new study suggests....
12:48, 05/09/2019

See the Eagles O-Line and the rest of the athletes in the 2019 Body gallery For 11 years, the Body Issue has showcased the world's greatest athletes -- the muscles, skin, features and scars that make them who they are. What we've learned: Every body has a story....
16:00, 09/08/2019

See Evander Kane and the rest of the athletes in the 2019 Body gallery For 11 years, the Body Issue has showcased the world's greatest athletes -- the muscles, skin, features and scars that make them who they are. What we've learned: Every body has a story....
15:00, 09/08/2019

See Katrin Davidsdottir and the rest of the athletes in the 2019 Body gallery For 11 years, the Body Issue has showcased the world's greatest athletes -- the muscles, skin, features and scars that make them who they are. What we've learned: Every body has a story....
06:32, 09/10/2019

'Visibility is so important': trans teen athletes shine in new documentary In Changing the Game, film-maker Michael Barnett shares the inspiring stories of three high schoolers battling against a staid system and everyday intoleranceIn 2016, film-maker Michael Barnett went to the Sundance film festival to promote his most recent project The Mars Generation, a documentary w...
11:16, 05/03/2019

See Kelley O'Hara and the rest of the athletes in the 2019 Body gallery For 11 years, the Body Issue has showcased the world's greatest athletes -- the muscles, skin, features and scars that make them who they are. What we've learned: Every body has a story....
04:16, 09/11/2019

Meet the badass ‘bionic athletes’ running NYC’s 5th Avenue Mile A mile-long race might not sound like much to some — but for five survivors who are relearning how to walk, it’s a hard-won triumph. The New Balance 5th Avenue Mile will host nearly 8,000 runners from around the world Sunday in Central Park, including boldface names such as CBS Sports Radio ho...
19:32, 09/07/2019

Winning Tennis Titles Again, Bob Bryan Is Inspiring Athletes With Hip Injuries Last spring, Bryan thought his career was over. But after an operation on his right hip, he has reunited with his twin brother on the tennis court and resumed winning doubles championships....
18:32, 04/28/2019

Viral photo shoot captures girls as athletes and princesses Photographer Heather Mitchell says girls should haven't to choose between being athletic or girly. They "can do it all."        ...
20:32, 04/28/2019

Christian Coleman: Athletes criticize 'loophole' after sprinter avoids ban Athletes have criticised the US Anti-Doping Agency's (USADA) decision to drop its charges against sprinter Christian Coleman following the advice of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA)....
19:16, 09/03/2019

Genetic variants may put some athletes at higher risk of sudden death People with one copy of a sickle cell gene are thought to have no health issues, but other gene variants may place carriers at a higher risk of sudden collapse...
14:00, 05/03/2019

Twitter’s crackdown on bots and abuse is finally paying off Twitter’s stock soared nearly 10 percent after the social network said moves to ban bots and bad actors are luring new users and advertisers. The San Francisco-based company’s quarterly results on Friday beat Wall Street’s expectations on revenue, raking in $841 million against predictions of $829 m...
01:16, 07/27/2019

Spotify adds 8 million paying customers in three months In the three months since Spotify crested the 100 million Premium user mark, the company has added another 8 million paying customers. It's another sign of health from a music streaming service that continues to grow in the face of tough and well-hee......
20:16, 07/31/2019

Paying ransomware pirates only encourages more criminal hackers Follow the FBI’s advice: Don’t pay hacking ransoms. Invest taxpayer dollars in training programs, spam filters and other cybersecurity: Our view       ...
00:32, 07/26/2019

Congolese paying tribute to late opposition leader KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Tens of thousands of Congolese are descending on a stadium in the capital to pay their respects to the late opposition leader Etienne Tshisekedi. The 84-year-old died in Belgium two years ago, but the regime in power in Congo at the time blocked the return of his remains for f...
14:32, 05/31/2019

ICE is paying an Israeli security company $30M to break into phones The US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has expanded its partnership with Israeli digital forensics firm Cellebrite to unlock and extract data from mobile phones, reports The Daily Beast. According to a federal filing dated June 24, the ICE is expected to pay the company anywhere between $3...
19:00, 09/12/2019

Behavioral Ad Targeting Not Paying Off for Publishers, Study Suggests In one of the first empirical studies of the impacts of behaviorally targeted advertising on online publishers’ revenue, researchers at three universities suggest publishers only get about 4% more revenue for an ad impression that has a cookie enabled than for one that doesn’t....
18:32, 05/30/2019

Spotify reaches 100m paying subscribers worldwide Streaming service boosted by better-than-expected performance in US and CanadaSpotify has reached 100 million paying subscribers, in a landmark for the music streaming service as it faces competition from major tech firms.The number of users willing to pay for the service soared 32% in the first thr...
14:32, 05/01/2019

UPDATE 1-Fannie Mae net income falls, seen paying $3.4 bln to U.S. Treasury Fannie Mae's net income fell in the second quarter from a year-ago due to losses on its derivatives, while it is expected to pay $3.4 billion in dividends to the U.S. Treasury, the No. 1 U.S. mortgage financing agency said on Thursday....
15:48, 08/01/2019

The New Pay Gap: What Firms Report Paying CEOs Versus What They Take Home Big companies tend to pay their chief executives big bucks. Less widely known: Many of those CEOs wind up receiving much more, often well after the compensation is initially disclosed....
00:48, 08/26/2019

Google Struggles to Attract Paying Music Subscribers Google’s subscription music services are struggling to grow, almost a year into a revamp of its flagship YouTube Music, according to people with knowledge of its user numbers....
23:48, 05/08/2019

Why NBC is paying $500 million to stream 'The Office,' a show it already owns The Comcast company on Tuesday revealed that it has signed an exclusive deal to put "The Office" on its upcoming streaming service for five years starting in 2021. But just because NBC owns the show, doesn't mean it won't have to pay for it....
19:00, 06/27/2019

North Koreans Survive By Paying Bribes: UN Report North Koreans are forced to pay bribes to officials to survive in their isolated country where corruption is "endemic" and repression rife, the U.N. human rights office said on Tuesday in a report......
13:48, 05/28/2019

UP Ministers To Start Paying Tax, Four-Decade-Old Practice Ends The Uttar Pradesh government on Friday decided that ministers will start paying their own income tax, ending a four-decade-old practice of the state exchequer shelling out the amount annually for......
06:16, 09/14/2019

U.N. calls out Saudi Arabia, UAE for not paying Yemen aid pledges United Nations aid chief Mark Lowcock called out Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates on Thursday for only paying a "modest proportion" of the hundreds of millions of dollars they pledged five months ago to a humanitarian appeal for Yemen....
00:00, 07/19/2019

Dad pleads guilty to paying $250,000 to get son into USC as fake volleyball recruit Jeffrey Bizzack, former president of the company ServiceSource, is the 51st defendant charged in the Rick Singer "Varsity Blues" college scheme.        ...
22:00, 06/28/2019

Paying it forward: restaurant offers free meals (WYFF) A South Carolina restaurant is giving away free food, no questions asked. At the back of Woodside Bistro in Greenville, there’s a board with tickets, which customers can buy for $10. Anyone in need can stop in, take a ticket and exchange it for a fresh-cooked meal. “Grab a card, g...
23:32, 09/04/2019

U.S. Democrats to press Trump on paying for infrastructure boost Democrats in Congress will press U.S. President Donald Trump at a White House meeting on Wednesday for details on how to pay for a massive boost in U.S. infrastructure spending after agreeing in April to try to win approval of a $2 trillion package....
14:48, 05/22/2019

Is your bank paying you enough interest on savings and CDs? Here's how to find out Tapping higher-interest savings accounts can help protect the buying power of your money. Here are 3 tips from experts.       ...
18:00, 06/24/2019

Trump Incorrectly Has Insisted ‘China’s Paying the Tariffs’ President Trump has stated that China is paying for all or most of the tariffs on Chinese imports. On Tuesday, the Trump administration said it would delay the tariffs until after this year’s holiday spending....
02:32, 08/15/2019

Siblings who claimed paying taxes was ‘against God’s will’ ordered to pay $1.4 million The siblings claimed God is the "supreme law of this land.” They said paying taxes weakens their dependency on him, which leads to curses “in the form of droughts and infertility."...
21:16, 07/18/2019

Trump says China is paying tariffs, but U.S. companies keep getting the bill Businesses are coping with the trade war by swallowing smaller profits, implementing selective price increases and shifting their Chinese orders to factories in in other countries....
17:16, 07/23/2019

Five ways to start saving – from paying yourself first to premium bonds It doesn’t matter how little you put away, the trick is to get started. From clever apps to canny tips, here’s a guide to getting into good habits … while still having money for a flutter Rather than treating savings as an afterthought, set up a standing order into a separate account as soon as you ...
23:48, 09/16/2019

Justin Amash Is Paying the Price for Criticizing Trump Michigan Rep. Justin Amash recently became the first congressional Republican to say that President Donald Trump had participated in “impeachable conduct.” His week since has been less than great, to say the least....
00:48, 05/23/2019

Carlos Sainz Jr: McLaren's Spanish GP F1 updates now paying off Carlos Sainz Jr believes McLaren's Spanish Grand Prix upgrade package is now showing its strength in high-speed corners and means it can head to Formula 1's British Grand Prix confident...
16:32, 07/06/2019

Spotify now has 100M paying subscribers, but it’s still losing money Spotify now has 100 million subscribers paying for the streaming music service’s Premium subscription tier, in addition to now enjoying a presence in 79 markets since the company went public a year ago this month. However, the milestone which Spotify announced today also illustrates a fundamen...
13:48, 05/02/2019

Billionaire paying off students’ loans is known for savvy dealmaking Buyout king Robert Smith was wildly generous to the graduates of Morehouse College last weekend — but he’s savvy and hard-nosed when it comes to business. Smith, who runs private-equity giant Vista Equity Partners, wowed college students Sunday when he vowed to pay off the student loan debt of Moreh...
01:48, 05/21/2019

Lunchroom Worker Says She Was Fired For Letting Student Eat Without Paying (CNN) — A New Hampshire cafeteria worker says she was fired after she allowed a student with no money to eat. When a student at a New Hampshire high school put items on his tray that he didn’t have the money for, lunchroom employee Bonnie Kimball didn’t think it was a big deal. She told the student ...
17:32, 05/17/2019

Who Is Robert F. Smith, the Man Paying Off Morehouse Graduates’ Loans? Mr. Smith amassed a fortune estimated to be worth $5 billion by founding a private equity firm. He’s also the chairman of the board of Carnegie Hall....
03:16, 05/20/2019

Energy drinks and gels damaging athletes' teeth, study finds Many sportspeople have good oral health but are at greater risk of decay and acid erosionBritish Olympic and professional athletes could be damaging their teeth by regular using sports drinks, energy bars and gels, according to a study.Researchers from University College London surveyed 352 female a...
17:16, 08/24/2019

2 Dead, Athletes Injured As Floor Of Nighclub Collapses In South Korea The upper deck of a nightclub collapsed on top of revellers in South Korea on Saturday, killing two people and injuring several foreign athletes competing at the World Aquatics Championships, rescue......
10:48, 07/28/2019

Athletics-Nike to waive performance targets for pregnant athletes - report Sportswear giant Nike will waive performance-based targets for 12 months for any of their pregnant athletes after several runners revealed they had their payments frozen, according to a New York Times report on Friday....
20:32, 05/25/2019

South Korea: 2 dead, aquatic athletes injured in nightclub collapse Two South Koreans have died and several others, including foreign athletes competing at the FINA World Aquatics Championships, have been injured after a balcony collapsed in a nightclub next to the athletes' village....
08:00, 07/27/2019

Trump orders new policy to allow military-academy athletes to defer service Donald Trump has ordered the Pentagon to develop a policy to allow athletes from military academies to play pro sports immediately after graduating.       ...
19:32, 06/27/2019

Should athletes at the 2020 Olympics take political stances? | Kareem Abdul-Jabbar What love-it-or-leave-it “patriots” angry with athletes who protest don’t understand is we aren’t insulting the country, but focusing attention on those who don’t live up to its promisesTeddy Roosevelt referred to the office of presidency as a “bully pulpit”, a perfect platform to preach opinions to...
10:16, 09/03/2019

American politicians, athletes offer support to women's World Cup team As the U.S. women's national team prepared to kick off their World Cup title defense, prominent figures from American politics, sports and even outer space flocked to social media on Tuesday to lend their support....
23:00, 06/11/2019

Nike Called Out By Three Olympians Over Punitive Sponsorship Policy For Pregnant Athletes American 800-meter specialist Alysia Montaño has won six national championships, but she may be most famous for running the 2014 race while eight months pregnant with her daughter. Montaño, a 2012 Olympian, also ran in 2017 while five months pregnant with her son. It takes incredible physical effort...
01:48, 05/24/2019

Athletes are shot dead all the time in the US. It makes grim, tragic sense Three young athletes were shot to death in the last week alone. When you factor in race, guns and politics in the US, tragedies are inevitable“A senseless act of violence.” That’s how University of New Mexico athletic director Eddie Nuñez described the 4 May shooting death of 23-year-old UNM basebal...
16:16, 05/10/2019

Natalie Halcro and Olivia Pierson Will Have You LOL-ing With Talk of "Foot Fetishists" and Pro Athletes Natalie Halcro and Olivia Pierson know Instagram inside-and-out, but that doesn't mean they aren't baffled by some of the messages they've received. On Thursday's all-new......
10:00, 05/24/2019

Senate inquiry: U.S. Olympic Committee failed to protect athletes from sex abuse A new congressional report Tuesday laid blame on the United States Olympic Committee and Federal Bureau of Investigation for years of sexual assaults by former physician Larry Nassar against young gymnasts....
20:48, 07/30/2019

'Without fear': U.S. bill aims to protect athletes after Nassar sex-abuse scandal Two U.S. senators introduced legislation on Tuesday to prevent sexual assaults against athletes by increasing oversight and legal liability for U.S. Olympic and sports officials following the Larry Nassar scandal....
14:16, 07/30/2019

Kevin Durant's injury is proof: Athletes need their own doctors | Etan Thomas Throughout my NBA career, I watched too many teammates pay dearly for playing through pain at the urging of doctors who put the interests of the team before the welfare of the athleteOn Monday night, NBA fans around the world tuned in to what should have been a story of triumph. Here’s how it might ...
21:32, 06/13/2019

Why Chris Paul and other athletes are switching to vegan and plant-based diets Vegan and plant-based diets are on the rise in the sports world, and companies like Beyond Meat are making the switch to meatless easier than ever.       ...
14:48, 08/09/2019

Loft collapses inside South Korean nightclub injuries U.S. athletes A nightclub loft containing about 100 people collapsed early Saturday at a nightclub in South Korea, killing two people and injuring at least 17, including athletes competing in the world swimming championship....
21:48, 07/27/2019

Amazon could give the world a gift on its 25th birthday – by paying more tax Turnover in Britain was nearly £2bn yet the company paid just £1.7m in corporation tax. It’s time for Jeff Bezos to cough upAmazon’s boss, Jeff Bezos, makes an easy target for anti-poverty campaigners. He runs a near-trillion-dollar company that pays very little tax. He is personally worth $160bn an...
01:16, 07/08/2019

French healthcare will stop paying for homeopathic treatment in 2021 After another study found that homeopathic medicines had no proven benefit, the French government announced it will end reimbursements for these treatments in 2021...
14:48, 07/11/2019

Biden criticizes Amazon for not paying federal taxes in 2018 Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden on Thursday took umbrage with e-commerce giant Amazon.com Inc's $0 federal tax bill in 2018 and said no company making billions in profits should pay a lower tax rate than firefighters and teachers....
01:48, 06/14/2019

TurboTax Tricked Taxpayers Into Paying for Its Free Tools, Lawsuit Says Fresh off of allegations that TurboTax lied to taxpayers about its free filing program, a new class action lawsuit against TurboTax maker Intuit claims the tax service breached its agreement with the Internal Revenue Service by intentionally obscuring its free filing service and charging qualifying ...
03:48, 05/14/2019

Paying tribute and strengthening the role of #WomenHumanitarians on World Humanitarian Day The work of women humanitarians makes a “huge difference” to the lives of millions of women, men and children in urgent need, the United Nations chief said in his message for World Humanitarian Day....
13:00, 08/19/2019

R. Kelly Accused of Paying Off Family at Center of His 2008 Trial Two new federal indictments charge the R&B singer with making child pornography, obstructing justice and other crimes relating to sex with underage girls....
20:16, 07/12/2019

Paying Tribute to a 'National Treasure': How We Remember Toni Morrison If, like me, you were heartbroken upon learning of the death of literary genius Toni Morrison on Monday, it is likely because, while Morrison’s 88 years on this earth were full and duly celebrated, her words had such a profound impact that it was often hard to believe she was a mere mortal....
23:16, 08/07/2019

Former Rio governor admits to paying $2m in bribes for 2016 Olympics – video A jailed former governor of Rio de Janeiro state told a judge on Thursday that he paid about $2m for the votes of International Olympic Committee members to award the Brazilian city the 2016 Summer Games. Sérgio Cabral said he paid $1.5m in bribes through intermediaries to the former president of th...
22:48, 07/05/2019

Nigeria Football Federation explains delay in paying coaches Nigeria's Football Federation says delays in paying coaches were a 'short-term' issue and admits Gernot Rohr has only received a portion of this year's salary....
16:48, 05/18/2019

Google Makes Billions From News Without Paying Publishers: Study Google took in some $4.7 billion in revenue in 2018 from "crawling and scraping" news websites without paying publishers, according to an industry-sponsored study released Monday which was disputed by......
09:48, 06/11/2019

Smart travelers keep a lid on currency fees when paying for stuff abroad Whether you pay by credit card or cash abroad, getting the best deal matters. Our experts have advice on how to keep currency fees under control.       ...
14:16, 06/18/2019

'Fresh air, no delinquency': the Italian region paying people to move in Molise is offering €700 a month to newcomers who settle in underpopulated areasMolise, a sparsely populated region of southern Italy, is so off the radar that many Italians joke that “Molise non esiste” (Molise doesn’t exist).But proud locals have rebutted the slight with their own saying: “Molise e...
05:16, 09/14/2019

This homeowner avoided 'energy guzzlers' for more efficient options, and it's paying off Whether you're considering a complete overhaul or slight renovation of your home, energy improvements can save you thousands of dollars per year....
21:32, 04/28/2019

At Least Three Paying Customers Have Been Kicked Out Of James Dolan's Recent Concerts Knicks owner and dedicated crooner James Dolan seemingly has an allergy toward playing his music in front of anyone who might be inclined to bring actual attention to it. Over the past month, at least three paying customers have been booted from three separate venues during Dolan’s shows. Two of tho...
23:16, 08/01/2019

Scars of terrorism ‘run deep’, UN chief says, paying tribute to victims  The scars of terrorism “run deep”, and while they may fade with time, “they never disappear”, the United Nations chief said on Wednesday, in his message for the second International Day of Remembrance and Tribute to the Victims of Terrorism. ...
22:16, 08/21/2019

UK not paying Brexit bill would be debt default, French source says A source close to French President Emmanuel Macron said on Sunday that failing to pay a 39 billion pound ($50 billion) Brexit bill when Britain leaves the European Union would amount to a sovereign debt default....
19:16, 06/09/2019

Spotify becomes first music service to reach 100M paying users Spotify said Monday it has surpassed the 100 million-user mark for its premium subscription service, becoming the first digital music service to do so....
19:48, 04/29/2019

Shocked by the rise of the right? Then you weren’t paying attention | Gary Younge The seeds of Trump, Brexit and Modi’s success were sown by endemic racism and unfairness. Tackling that is the answerThe morning after both Donald Trump’s victory and the Brexit referendum, when a mood of paralysing shock and grief overcame progressives and liberals on both sides of the Atlantic, th...
15:16, 05/24/2019

Dad pleads guilty to paying $250K to get son into USC as fake volleyball recruit Jeffrey Bizzack admitted to paying $200,000 to Rick Singer, the mastermind of the college admissions scandal, and another $50,000 to USC.        ...
03:16, 07/25/2019

Dropbox tops revenue estimates on higher paying subscribers File sharing and storage company Dropbox Inc topped Wall Street expectations for quarterly revenue on Thursday, as it signed up more paying subscribers and earned more revenue per user....
23:00, 05/09/2019

Bernie Sanders accuses Walmart of paying 'starvation wages' Democratic U.S. presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders said Walmart Inc should increase wages for its workers and stop fueling income inequality in the country....
20:00, 06/05/2019

Arkansas city paying homeless $9.25 an hour to collect trash Arkansas has been paying homeless people $9.25 an hour — two bucks more than the federal minimum wage — to pick up trash around its state capital. And the program in Little Rock, dubbed Bridge to Work, has been so successful since it began in April that the city’s mayor, Frank Sco...
19:32, 09/10/2019

China's iQiyi looks abroad after hitting 100 million paying subscribers iQiyi, China's answer to Netflix, intends to push harder into overseas markets such as North America and Japan after the video-streaming service hit a milestone of 100 million paying subscribers this month, a senior executive said on Monday....
14:48, 06/24/2019

Mitsui's ITC begins paying claims following Texas tank fire Mitsui & Co Ltd's Intercontinental Terminals Co (ITC) has begun evaluating and paying claims to Houston area residents who missed work or incurred medical expenses following a March fire at its petrochemical storage facility, the company said on Friday....
01:32, 05/25/2019

Insurance exec pleads guilty to paying $450K to get kids into USC A California insurance executive charged in the USC admission scandal has confessed to paying $450,000 for his children to get into the school after copping a plea deal from prosecutors. Toby MacFarlane, 56, is now the 20th person to plead guilty in the college bribery case — and the 14th pare...
09:32, 06/22/2019

Spain’s pro clubs are investing in women’s soccer, and it’s paying off in the World Cup Though the national team's hopes of upsetting the top-ranked Americans on Monday in the World Cup are thin, it is a rising power after years of neglect in favor of the men's squad....
23:48, 06/21/2019

NASA's method of paying for its giant rocket belongs in the Apollo era Contracts that leave NASA meeting all the extra development costs for its Space Launch System make no sense when firms like SpaceX offer fixed-price flights...
18:16, 04/28/2019

Dad set to plead guilty to paying $250K to get son into USC as fake volleyball recruit Jeffrey Bizzack has admitted to paying $200,000 to Rick Singer, the mastermind of the college admissions scandal, and another $50,000 to USC.        ...
16:16, 07/24/2019

Sanders campaign roiled by complaints it's paying less than $15 an hour to staffers Bernie Sanders' 2020 presidential bid is reportedly going through internal turmoil over staff complaints that the campaign isn't paying the equivalent of the $15 an hour wage that Sanders has backed as a federal minimum....
20:00, 07/19/2019

Jeffrey Epstein accused of paying off co-conspirators after newspaper reports Accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein made $350,000 in payments to a pair of possible co-conspirators after a series of newspaper stores detailed the allegations against him, prosecutors allege....
20:32, 07/13/2019

Keep playing, keep paying: Ubisoft seeks games with “longterm engagement” Games like Rainbow Six: Siege are indicative of a new focus on long-lasting "live" games at Ubisoft. For a long time, Ubisoft was known for cranking out annual or near-annual releases in popular franchises like Assassin's Creed, Just Dance, Far Cry, the Tom Clancy games, and more. Now, though, th...
12:16, 05/02/2019

Who is paying $30 for 'gamer girl' Belle Delphine's bath water? Delphine, 19, a social media star with an enormous global following, was mocked for the sale – but it sold out quicklyBelle Delphine, the social media star and so-called “gamer girl”, made headlines this week for selling her used bath water online.Delphine, 19, who has a global following (4.2 millio...
07:16, 07/12/2019

Spotify boasts 100M paying subscribers on global expansion Spotify is now 100 million strong. The streaming music giant Monday said it now has 100 million paying subscribers — double that of chief rival Apple Music, which reported 50 million paying subscribers in January. The 100 million paying users were up from 75 million last year and narrowly beat out a...
12:00, 05/02/2019

Ohio State report reveals team doctor sexually abused at least 177 athletes The investigation found that university personnel knew of Dr Richard Strauss’s conduct as early as 1979, but failed to take actionAn Ohio State team doctor sexually abused at least 177 male students over nearly two decades, and numerous university officials got wind of what was going on but did litt...
01:16, 05/18/2019

South Korea: world championship athletes injured in fatal balcony collapse Two South Koreans killed and athletes from US, New Zealand, Netherlands, Italy and Brazil injuredTwo South Koreans have died and several others, including athletes attending the world aquatic championships, have been injured after a structure collapsed in a nightclub in the city of Gwangju early on ...
00:16, 07/28/2019

Fasts and late-night protein shakes: how Muslim athletes compete during Ramadan The holy month began at the start of May this year. While some athletes find blending exercise and fasting tough, others say it helps them focusFor the better part of eight seasons, Hamza Abdullah played defensive back in the NFL. In each one of those seasons, thanks to the vagaries of the lunar cal...
13:32, 05/15/2019

Two South Koreans dead, several aquatic athletes hurt in nightclub collapse: official Two South Koreans died and several others, including athletes attending world aquatic championships, were injured when a structure collapsed in a nightclub in the city of Gwangju early on Saturday, a fire department official said....
03:32, 07/27/2019

Jennifer Lopez shares her pole dancing journey for Hustlers, confirms we’re not all athletes Jennifer Lopez is currently rocking the pole dancing routine along with her Hustlers co-stars on the big screen, but even for a former Fly Girl like herself, she says it was not an easy skill to learn. J. Lo shared a behind-the-scenes video on her YouTube channel tracing her journey to master pole d...
11:00, 09/11/2019

Nike's 'inclusive' image at risk if it fails women athletes, brand experts say Olympic athlete Alysia Montano said when she told then sponsor Nike she wanted to have a baby during her career, the sports giant told her it would pause her contract and stop paying her. Experts say Nike's inclusive image could be at risk...
19:00, 05/16/2019

British triathlon athletes disqualified after breaking obscure rule during Olympic qualifier A pair of British triathlon athletes were disqualified from the World Triathlon Olympic qualifying event in Tokyo after they crossed the finish line holding hands in a photo finish....
20:00, 08/15/2019

Special Olympics Summer Games Held At EKU, Including First Ever Young Athletes Festival RICHMOND, Ky. (LEX 18) – Special Olympics athletes from all over the Bluegrass are at EKU this weekend for the 2019 summer games. Athletes ages 8 and older have been preparing to compete all year, and the younger kids even got a chance to join in on the fun. This year’s summer games included t...
22:48, 06/01/2019

Club floor collapses in South Korea as athletes dance; two people dead An upper floor of a nightclub collapsed on top of dancing revelers in South Korea on Saturday, killing two South Koreans and injuring several foreign athletes competing at the World Aquatics Championships, rescue officials and witnesses said....
06:32, 07/27/2019

Degenerate Gambler Charged With Making Racist Death Threats To Dozens Of Athletes Addison Choi, a 23-year-old ex-college-soccer player from Fullerton, Calif., was charged today in Massachusetts federal court on one count of transmitting a threat to injure a person, after he sent death threats to at least 45 professional and college athletes between July and December 2017. Accord...
03:32, 05/30/2019

Watchdog group protests baptisms of student athletes at Alabama high school In a video of Alabama student athletes being baptized on school property, the members of a football team appear to be enthusiastic participants in the religious ritual....
20:00, 06/20/2019

Track coach and ex-Olympian arrested amid report he molested 31 athletes over 44 years Ex-Olympian Conrad Mainwaring was arrested on one felony count of sexual battery amid an ESPN report that more than 30 athletes were molested by him.       ...
16:32, 06/20/2019

Nike adds mannequins for plus-sized and para-sport athletes to its flagship store Nike gave one of its stores a makeover that included adding an updated women's floor with plus-size and para-sport mannequins for the first time.        ...
16:48, 06/07/2019

Russian Olympic chief calls on athletes to stay away from banned coaches: TASS Russia's Olympic chief on Thursday urged athletes to steer clear of coaches banned for doping after Reuters reported that two athletics coaches and one doctor serving doping suspensions were still working with athletes....
21:00, 06/13/2019

'They'll be paying': Trump blasts China as US prepares to raise trade tariffs US president tells rally China ‘broke the deal’ and publishes list of imported products that will face higher tariffs from FridayDonald Trump has warned that China has “broke the deal … so they’ll be paying” as the US and China moved to within 36 hours of a full-scale trade war and the US trade repr...
04:48, 05/09/2019

Amanda Bynes Sued by Her Treatment Center After Allegedly Not Paying for Services Amanda Bynes has found herself in another legal situation. The former child star is facing a lawsuit from the Creative Care Treatment Center, which claims Amanda owes for treatment she......
01:00, 06/12/2019

CORRECTED (OFFICIAL)-China's iQiyi looks abroad after hitting 100 mln paying subscribers iQiyi, China's answer to Netflix, intends to push harder into overseas markets such as North America and Japan after the video-streaming service hit a milestone of 100 million paying subscribers this month, a senior executive said on Monday....
11:48, 06/25/2019

Florida City Fires IT Employee After Paying $460,000 Bitcoin Ransom to Hackers Lake City, Florida paid out a bitcoin ransom worth $460,000 to hackers who disabled the city’s computer systems with sophisticated ransomware last month, hot on the heels of a $600,000 ransom paid out in similar circumstances by Riviera Beach, Florida just weeks later. Now, as flagged from local med...
06:48, 07/02/2019

Facebook paying to transcribe users' audio chats, report says Facebook paid contractors to transcribe users' audio chats, said a report. The social network said it will stop the practice.       ...
16:32, 08/14/2019

Canadians are paying sky-high prices for flights – and merger could make it worse Air Canada’s planned C$520m purchase of Air Transat could be bad news for passengers who already pay double what Americans doFor most Canadians, flying from one corner of their country to the other can be a pricey endeavour – so expensive, in fact, that they could fly to Europe or Asia for nearly th...
18:32, 06/29/2019

UPDATE 1-Bernie Sanders accuses Walmart of paying 'starvation wages' Democratic U.S. presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders on Wednesday told Walmart Inc shareholders and top executives that the world's largest retailer should boost the "starvation"-level wages it pays its workers and stop fueling income inequality....
20:00, 06/05/2019

China is paying Twitter to publish propaganda against Hong Kong protesters Twitter has caught itself in a propaganda war after it was found running ads from China’s state-backed media outlet Xinhua News attacking the Hong Kong protesters. The promoted tweets (aka ads) — which were captured on social bookmarking site Pinboard — talk about how the escalating violence in the ...
14:00, 08/19/2019

There’s a new GM sports car launching tonight with the world paying close attention to how it’s goin There’s a new GM sports car launching tonight with the world paying close attention to how it’s going to play out. The car has been spotted testing in public for ages, there’s been tomes of speculation written about it, and it holds the promise of a new age for the company. I wonder where we have se...
06:32, 07/19/2019

It's Official: Michelle Obama Is the Most Admired Woman in the World—and Keeps Paying It Forward Confirming what most of us already know, a new poll places Michelle Obama atop its list of the most admired women in the world. As reported by the Hill, an annual study by global market research company YouGov places two black women in the top spots; Obama is followed by close friend Oprah Winfrey i...
19:00, 07/19/2019

UCLA mom charged with paying $400K to get son admitted as fake soccer recruit A Canadian mother was arrested Monday night in Spain and indicted in the U.S. for paying $400,000 to get her son admitted into the University of California-Los Angles as a fake soccer recruit.        ...
09:00, 09/18/2019

Ailing Chinese Bank Stops Paying Coupons on CoCo Bonds Bank of Jinzhou said it would skip a year’s worth of interest payments to international bondholders, days after reporting that losses and problem loans had soared....
14:16, 09/02/2019

The best free PDF editor 2019: change text and images without paying a penny Truly great free PDF editors are hard to come by, but there are some excellent tools around if you know where to look.PDF documents are designed to look and behave exactly the same way on any device. That makes it a brilliant format for sharing, but editing them is another matter. Most office softwa...
02:16, 05/21/2019

Turkey's Erdogan says 'some people' paying 'serious money' to bury Khashoggi issue: NTV Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said "some people" were paying "serious money" to bury the issue of the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, broadcaster NTV reported on Monday....
06:16, 07/01/2019

Bayer has not proposed paying $8 billion to settle U.S. Roundup claims: mediator Bayer AG has not proposed paying $8 billion to settle all U.S. claims related to the Roundup herbicide, mediator Ken Feinberg said in an email on Friday....
16:48, 08/09/2019

SF facial recognition ban could leave wrong impression. Millions are even paying to be scanned CLEAR is signing up members for its biometric security technology, which includes facial recognition, at a faster clip than ever before. It now has 3 million customers and its eye on e-cigarette sales and online gaming....
05:48, 05/16/2019

Daily on Healthcare: Biden takes on Sanders and Harris over paying for ‘Medicare for all’ Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
19:16, 07/25/2019

Parenting guru, 2 others plead guilty to paying bribes to get kids better ACT scores Jane Buckingham, Marjorie Klapper and Robert Flaxman are three more wealthy parents set to plead guilty in the nation's college admissions scandal.        ...
21:48, 05/24/2019

Jaypee Infratech Homebuyers May Stop Paying Monthly Instalments: Report JIL went into the insolvency process in 2017 after the NCLT admitted an application by IDBI Bank-led consortium seeking resolution of the realty firm...
21:32, 06/09/2019

Parenting guru, 2 others to plead guilty to paying bribes to get kids better ACT scores Jane Buckingham, Marjorie Klapper and Robert Flaxman are three more wealthy parents set to plead guilty in the nation's college admissions scandal.        ...
19:00, 05/24/2019

Half of people with rheumatic disease have trouble paying for treatment, study says About 60 percent of patients with rheumatic diseases like osteoarthritis and lupus said they struggle to pay to treat their illnesses, according to new research....
06:16, 09/14/2019

Nicolas Pépé: why Arsenal are paying £72m for the Ivorian winger – video report Arsenal have signed Nicolas Pépé for £72m. The Ivory Coast international is moving to London from Lille after ending last season as the second highest scorer in Ligue 1. The 24-year-old is now the most expensive African footballer in history – so why have the Gunners invested so much in the winger?N...
22:16, 08/01/2019

Dominican prosecutors identify man accused of paying for attempted hit on David Ortiz Police are searching for the man accused of paying for the attempted hit on former Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz, identified as Alberto Miguel Rodriguez Mota....
23:00, 06/18/2019

Paying Tribute to a Fashion Pioneer: Remembering Designer Arthur McGee Here at The Glow Up, we regularly celebrate the current trailblazers in the fashion industry, but less often do we honor the dwindling number of pioneers who broke ground for those trails to be blazed. One of those groundbreakers was designer Arthur McGee, who we recently learned died on July 1 in N...
22:48, 07/30/2019

Experts explain why the 'too ugly to rape' argument doesn't hold up After E. Jean Carroll accused Trump of rape, he said she was "not his type," a tactic experts say is used to discredit sexual assault victims.        ...
00:32, 06/26/2019

LinkedIn is training food truck workers, teachers and athletes to fill the tech talent gap Since 2017, LinkedIn has launched three apprenticeship programs designed to bring non-traditional workers into its engineering, sales and recruiting ranks....
19:16, 08/24/2019

Attorney for Ohio State athletes making sexual-abuse claims says many are ex-football players Attorney preparing lawsuit against Ohio State for ex-athletes claiming sexual abuse by team physician says most of his clients were football players.        ...
21:48, 05/18/2019

AI flushed by poker success but athletes can reap benefits of virtual reality | Sean Ingle After a machine beat poker players hands down, athletes can take comfort from the fact that computer technology could help them significantly improve their performanceAnd still the machines rise. First chess was conquered. Then Go. Now, as revealed in the journal Science last week, artificial intell...
14:16, 07/15/2019

Thirty-seven ex-Ohio State athletes sue school over alleged sexual abuse by former team doctor Thirty-seven former Ohio State athletes filed a Title IX lawsuit against the school Wednesday, the latest federal lawsuit that alleges sexual abuse by former team doctor Richard Strauss.        ...
06:16, 05/30/2019

Lionel Messi edges out Cristiano Ronaldo to head Forbes top 100 highest paid athletes Barcelona and Argentina forward Lionel Messi is the world's highest paid athlete earning £100m in the past 12 months, according to the Forbes top 100 ranking....
20:00, 06/11/2019

South Korea balcony collapse kills 2, injures 16 -- including US water polo athletes At least two people were killed and 16 injured, including three American and other athletes at the world swimming championships, after an internal balcony at a South Korean nightclub collapsed Saturday....
11:32, 07/27/2019

South Korea nightclub collapse kills 2 and injures athletes competing at FINA championships Two people were killed and 17 others, including foreign athletes competing at the FINA World Championships, were injured when a loft in a nightclub collapsed in Gwangju, South Korea, early Saturday morning, the South Korean news agency Yonhap reported....
07:32, 07/27/2019

Mike Tyson, Floyd Landis among athletes asking WADA to remove marijuana from banned list Athletes for CARE requested WADA – the organization that sets drug policy for Olympic sports – remove THC from its banned list in a letter Thursday.        ...
20:32, 05/23/2019

Fellow athletes send love to gravely ill long-distance runner Gabriele Grunewald The husband of decorated American long-distance runner Gabriele Grunewald posted to Instagram calling on supporters to send “one last message” to his wife as her long battle with cancer comes to a close....
14:48, 06/11/2019

Idaho man quit his high-paying job to build beds for kids who sleep on the floor TWIN FALLS, Idaho (CNN) – A simple project to help a family in need stopped Luke Mickelson in his tracks. In 2012, he and his family were inspired to build and donate a bunk bed after learning there were local children who slept on the floor. CNN “This little girl had a nest of clothes, ...
21:32, 05/07/2019

R-Kelly charged with soliciting sex from a minor after allegedly paying 17-year-old $200 to dance naked with him Singer R Kelly has been charged with soliciting sex from a minor after allegedly paying a 17-year-old to take off her clothes and dance for him before engaging in sexual activity....
04:16, 08/07/2019

Former Arizona assistant said on wiretap Sean Miller was paying Deandre Ayton $10,000 a month Former Arizona assistant Emanuel "Book" Richardson was heard on a recording saying coach Sean Miller was paying Deandre Ayton $10,000 a month.        ...
22:32, 05/01/2019

Banks are paying people to borrow money. That’s alarming news for the global economy. Some investors are so nervous about the future that they’re willing to lose a little money by lending it to a borrower that is almost certain to pay it back, rather than risk betting on something that could go bust....
16:32, 08/14/2019

Report: Cubs Co-Owner Todd Ricketts Has Been Getting Away With Not Paying His Full Property Taxes Thanks to an open records request filed by the Chicago Tribune, we now know that Todd Ricketts, finance chairman of the Republican National Committee and co-owner of the Chicago Cubs, has been getting a substantial tax break that he doesn’t deserve thanks to false documents filed by his attorney....
18:48, 07/10/2019

Ariana Grande Tears Up Paying Tribute to Late Ex Mac Miller at Concert in His Hometown Ariana Grande got emotional as she sang onstage about her late ex-boyfriend, Mac Miller, in his hometown of Pittsburgh on Wednesday. The 26-year-old rapper, born Malcolm James McCormick,......
18:48, 06/13/2019

Jersey Shore town paying $65G for falcons, owls, hawks to scare away seagulls One Jersey Shore town is flipping the birds -- yes, plural -- to its pesky, food-snatching seagull population, and it's paying $65,000 to get the job done....
01:48, 08/07/2019

As Retiree Health-Care Bills Mount, States Have a Solution: Stop Paying Local governments across the U.S. are testing how far they can reduce health benefits for their retirees as a way of coping with mounting liabilities and balancing budgets....
17:32, 05/01/2019

Wheels24.co.za | SEE: Fuel price hikes - Here's how much neighbouring African countries are paying for petrol Fuel prices have increased again in South Africa putting more strain on motorists and the local economy. Here's what neighbouring African countries are paying for petrol....
18:32, 06/14/2019

Tencent Music charges for more content as paying users drive profit beat China's Tencent Music Entertainment Group said it had started charging for more of its content in the first quarter as the popularity of its pay-for-streaming services helped drive up profit....
12:48, 05/14/2019

New accountability report finds NASA has been paying Boeing huge bonuses for failing Between its various ongoing Mars missions, orbiters studying asteroids and other planets, and a Moon trip on the horizon, NASA spends a lot of money. Boeing, which has contracts with NASA to build the rocket for its Space Launch System (SLS) is a big recipient of that cash, and a new government acco...
06:16, 06/20/2019

End Of An Era: Red Lobster Has Declared Bankruptcy After Paying For A 6-Hour Seafood Commercial Set Entirely To Beatles Music It’s about to become much harder to get your crab and lobster fix, because one of the most popular seafood chains in America just officially went under: Red Lobster has filed for bankruptcy after blowing all of their capital on a six-hour commercial set entirely to Beatles music....
04:48, 05/14/2019

Hate paying for internet service at 35,000 feet? Delta to test free in-flight Wi-Fi Delta passengers on select flights beginning May 13 will receive free high-speed Wi-Fi. The initial test will last two weeks.        ...
18:16, 05/09/2019

Ford's earnings proved the automaker's risky bets are paying off — and investors are buying in Despite a steep decline in first-quarter profits, investors are turning upbeat on the second-largest domestic automaker, sending Ford shares soaring past the $10 mark for the first time since last August....
18:16, 04/28/2019

Jets' Adam Gase, ex-GM Mike Maccagnan disagreed on paying RB Le'Veon Bell Coach Adam Gase and former general manager Mike Maccagnan disagreed on the price point for free agent Le'Veon Bell before the New York Jets opted to give the running back a $52 million contract this off-season....
02:00, 05/16/2019

Apple once again proves Tim Cook’s plan to deal with slowing iPhone sales is paying off In a rundown Tuesday afternoon of his company’s performance over the most recent fiscal third quarter, Apple CEO Tim Cook accentuated the positives despite the ho-hum nature of the three-month period. The quarter just before summer begins, for example, doesn’t include the busy holiday sh...
18:48, 07/31/2019

Payment card thieves hack Click2Gov bill paying portals in 8 cities Enlarge (credit: Mighty Travels / Flickr) In 2017 and 2018, hackers compromised systems running the Click2Gov self-service bill-payment portal in dozens of cities across the United States, a feat that compromised 300,000 payment cards and generated nearly $2 million of revenue. Now, Click2Gov syst...
03:19, 09/21/2019

Dropbox raises full-year revenue forecast as paying users rise File sharing and storage company Dropbox Inc raised its full-year revenue forecast and reported better-than-expected quarterly results, as it added more paying subscribers....
03:16, 05/10/2019

Paying With Shells: Cowrie Shell Money Is One of the Oldest Currencies Still Collected Today Shell money is a form of currency that was used in various parts of the world, including Asia, Africa, and Oceania.  ...
14:00, 05/02/2019

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez decries ‘myth’ of low-paying jobs in emotional tweet In an emotional outpouring, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez shared her feelings about graduating from waitress work to being a member of Congress — and railed against the stigma of low-paying jobs on Twitter....
00:48, 05/12/2019

As co-working spaces colonise cities, are workers paying the price? | Filipa Pajević As businesses look to save money and space, providers such as WeWork are booming. But co-working is not all it’s cracked up to beCo-working isn’t just booming – it’s taking over our cities. The co-working space provider WeWork is the biggest occupier of office space in London after the government. I...
17:48, 07/26/2019

Pirates slugger Josh Bell's offseason workouts paying immediate dividends Pirates slugger Josh Bell has turned himself into is one of MLB's most feared hitters and a legitimate MVP contender.        ...
04:48, 05/21/2019

GM stops paying for health insurance for striking union workers; talks continue General Motors Co shifted health insurance costs for its striking workers to the United Auto Workers union as its members walked the picket line for the second day on Tuesday....
04:17, 09/18/2019

Millennials won’t let go of children’s toys and films – and kids are paying the price | Emily Beecher From Toy Story 4 to the David Bowie Barbie, marketers are rehashing old favourites in place of creating anything newLast week Mattel announced the launch of a Ziggy Stardust-inspired Barbie. Yet the number of seven-year-olds saving up their weekly pocket money to splurge on £40-worth of David Bowie-...
05:16, 07/18/2019

Donald Trump Would Now Like To Bring Back Policy For Service Academy Athletes That He Rescinded To Punish Obama When Donald Trump’s administration decided in April of 2017 to overturn a rule that had allowed athletes from the service academies to defer their military commitment until after their professional sports careers were over, it wasn’t for any of the starchy reasons laid out in a memo from the–Secreta...
00:48, 05/08/2019

Mo Farah declines Great Britain marathon place for 2019 World Championships as first athletes confirmed Mo Farah has turned down the chance to represent Great Britain in the marathon at this year's Athletics World Championships in Doha, paving the way for a track return....
19:16, 05/01/2019

National Women's Hockey League Announces Progress Toward Paying Living Wages To Players The National Women’s Hockey League, facing more than a little uncertainty about its future amid upheaval across North American women’s hockey, reached an agreement Thursday with its players association on an improved compensation package for players headed into the league’s fifth season of existence...
05:32, 05/24/2019

Barneys' bankruptcy called out high New York rents. But retailers are paying far below 2014 levels Retail rents in New York corridors including Fifth Avenue around Grand Central, SoHo and the Upper East Side are nowhere near what they once were in 2014. Even Madison Avenue hasn't been immune to the trend....
21:48, 08/08/2019

Chinese parents are paying for their kids to learn English from US online tutors. Here's how the job works Native English speakers with a college bachelor's degree are paid $12 to $20 per hour to teach Chinese kids English online.       ...
17:32, 06/11/2019

Bernie Sanders accuses Walmart of paying 'starvation wages,' attacks the CEO's pay, and praises Amazon (WMT) Reuters Sen. Bernie Sanders accused Walmart on Wednesday of paying "starvation wages" and urged the company to increase its starting wages to $15 an hour from $11 an hour. "Walmart can afford to pay its employees a living wage of at least $15 an hour," he said at the company's shareholders meeting...
07:32, 06/06/2019

DR Congo: Strengthened effort against Ebola is paying off, but insecurity still major constraint – UN health agency Although the Ebola response in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) continues to make headway thanks to the determination of health workers on the ground, insecurity is still hampering the response, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Tuesday. This has led the UN to establish a new coo...
00:16, 05/29/2019

"Who Is Paying Your Bills?" Watch Owen Pierson Try to Figure Out Joel Halcro's "Life of Leisure" A "Joel life of leisure" sounds pretty nice. In this clip from Sunday's all-new Relatively Nat & Liv, Owen Pierson tries to figure out what exactly cousin Joel Halcro does......
20:48, 06/21/2019

UPDATE 2-Dropbox raises full-year revenue forecast as paying users rise File sharing and storage company Dropbox Inc raised its full-year revenue forecast and reported better-than-expected quarterly results, as it added more paying subscribers....
01:48, 05/10/2019

Omar hit with FEC complaint, accused of paying alleged paramour's travel expenses with campaign funds The conservative, Virginia-based National Legal and Policy Center filed a complaint against Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., with the Federal Election Commission (FEC) on Wednesday, alleging that the lawmaker used campaign funds to illegally reimburse her purported paramour for personal travel expenses....
01:16, 08/29/2019

UPDATE 1-Dropbox tops quarterly revenue, profit estimates on higher paying users File sharing and storage company Dropbox Inc topped Wall Street expectations for first-quarter revenue and profit on Thursday, as it signed up more paying users and earned more revenue from them....
23:00, 05/09/2019

Title shows City boys' huge investment is paying dividends in long term "Manchester City have spent big. But star players are not the only result - another Premier League title is proof they have an enviable platform on which to build further success, writes Richard Jolly..."...
00:48, 05/13/2019

Title shows City boys' huge investment is paying long-term dividends "Manchester City have spent big. But star players are not the only result - another Premier League title is proof they have an enviable platform on which to build further success, writes Richard Jolly...."...
22:16, 05/12/2019

Trump directs Defense Department to develop policy allowing military academy athletes to turn pro upon graduation President Trump on Wednesday told Acting Secretary of Defense Mark Esper to come up with a policy that would allow athletes enrolled in military academies to play professional sports upon graduation....
22:16, 06/27/2019

Jemele Hill's call for black athletes to leave 'white' colleges draws charges of 'pro-segregation' and racism Former ESPN host turned Atlantic staff writer Jemele Hill wrote a controversial first piece for the October issue in which she says black athletes should leave white colleges....
13:16, 09/06/2019

Athletes turn to plant-based and vegan diets to gain edge in a growing sports world trend Veganism is on the rise in the United States and elite athletes are turning to the diet, particularly at the peak and latter stages of their careers.       ...
20:48, 08/08/2019

Angus Taylor will not rule out taxpayers paying to replace or extend Liddell coal plant’s life Energy minister leaves all options open for taskforce studying Liddell closure Angus Taylor has announced a taskforce to study the expected closure of the Liddell power station, leaving all options on the table including extending the life of or replacing the ageing coal plant at taxpayer expense.Th...
16:48, 08/09/2019

Instagram user calls out Oprah for not paying off students’ debt after speech, Queen of Talk responds Oprah Winfrey responded Monday to an Instagram user who called out the billionaire mogul for not paying off student loans after her commencement speech at Colorado College, in an apparent comparison to investor Robert Smith's generous gesture at Morehouse College....
14:16, 05/21/2019

Hate the hassle of paying bag fees at the airport? American (finally) plans to offer prepay option American plans to let travelers pay for bags before they get to the airport beginning this fall. United, Delta and discount airlines already do.       ...
01:32, 06/13/2019

Baltimore mayor open to paying off hackers who paralyzed city, despite once likening it to 'rewarding bank robbers' The mayor of Baltimore said this week that he’s open to paying off the hackers who paralyzed the city’s computer systems and are now demanding about $100,000 to restore the data, despite once likening the payoff as “rewarding bank robbers for robbing banks.”...
01:00, 05/26/2019

Wedding usher feels bride tricked him into paying hundreds of dollars for food: 'I feel used, humiliated' After feeling tricked into paying hundreds of dollars and not getting paid back for his friend’s wedding, a slighted usher is wondering how close he really is with the groom....
05:48, 09/23/2019

Social media companies are outsourcing their dirty work to the Philippines. A generation of workers is paying the price. YouTube, Facebook, Twitter and other tech companies have tasked a workforce of contractors with reviewing suicides and massacres to decide if such content should remain online — and protect the firms’ reputations....
09:00, 07/25/2019

California insurance exec pleads guilty to paying $450,000 for kids' admission into USC as fake recruits Toby MacFarlane is the 20th defendant to plead guilty in the nation's college admissions scandal with two more agreeing to plead guilty in court later        ...
20:48, 06/21/2019

Robert Townsend Talks Cooley High, Carmen: A Hip Hopera and Paying It Forward to Young Filmmakers Hollywood Shuffle, The Meteor Man, The Five Heartbeats, B*A*P*S, The Parent ‘Hood, Jackie’s Back!, Holiday Heart and beyond—you know a Robert Townsend project when you see it. A tenacious and prolific writer, director, actor and producer, Townsend’s work is cemented in film and television history....
18:48, 08/29/2019

HS coach says RJ Barrett 'deserved more attention' at Duke, has 'argument' to be top pick RJ Barrett's high school coach said he thinks his former player "deserved more attention" in his freshman season at Duke.        ...
23:32, 05/22/2019

Public Broadband and Paying Farmers to Fight Climate Change: Here’s How Elizabeth Warren Would Invest in Rural America Rural America encompasses 19% of the United States’ population, generates 99% of its wind energy and cultivates the overwhelming majority of its agriculture. Yet, people who live in rural communities are more likely to fall beneath the federal poverty line, less likely to obtain a college educ...
22:16, 08/07/2019

A Dutch railway helped transport people to Nazi camps. Now it's paying reparations to Holocaust survivors The Dutch national railway company will pay reparations to minorities whom it transported to camps in the Netherlands during World War II.        ...
20:00, 06/28/2019

7-year fight for Lake Washington shoreline ends with Seattle paying $800G to property owners, turning lot into public park A Lake Washington shoreline lot near Lake City has become a public park, ending a seven-year legal fight that pitted local residents and adjacent property owners who wanted to take the land for themselves....
13:16, 06/25/2019

Why the 'too ugly to rape' argument won't go away After E. Jean Carroll accused Trump of rape, he said she was "not his type," a tactic experts say is used to discredit sexual assault victims.        ...
21:32, 06/25/2019

'Parents assume sports physical is enough.' How to prevent cardiac arrest in young athletes Sudden cardiac arrest is No. 1 killer of young athletes in the U.S. and No. 2 medical cause of death in people under 25. Many high schools are trying to add more AEDs to save lives.        ...
19:32, 06/01/2019

President Trump says he's in favor of athletes at service academies postponing active-duty service for pro sports During a ceremony at the White House to honor Army football team, Trump said he favors letting military-school athletes defer service for pro sports.        ...
21:48, 05/06/2019

Facebook Has Been Paying Contractors to Transcribe Users’ Facebook Messenger Voice Chats (Bloomberg) — Facebook Inc. has been paying hundreds of outside contractors to transcribe clips of audio from users of its services, according to people with knowledge of the work. The work has rattled the contract employees, who are not told where the audio was recorded or how it was obtained...
03:32, 08/14/2019

I thought paying $20 for a single pair of socks was crazy, but then I tried Smartwool socks and did a complete 180 Insider Picks writes about products and services to help you navigate when shopping online. Insider, Inc. receives a commission from our affiliate partners when you buy through our links, but our reporting and recommendations are always independent and objective. Smartwool Instagram It may seem odd...
22:00, 06/13/2019

Analysis: 'Strength in Numbers' paying off big for Warriors Analysis: Steve Kerr's 'Strength in Numbers' mantra paying off for Warriors in the NBA Finals        ...
09:16, 06/03/2019

From Tom Brady to Bartolo Colon, here's 13 athletes we'd love to see in Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest From Tom Brady to Ronda Rousey and Zion Williamson, here's 13 athletes we would love to see take part in the Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest.       ...
22:48, 07/03/2019

'It's now or never': US athletes ready for final push a year out from 2020 Summer Olympics The 2020 Summer Olympics are a year out and now is the time for American hopefuls to make a final push to earn a spot on Team USA.       ...
14:16, 07/24/2019

Judge: It's 'plausible' Michigan State buried sex assault claims against athletes A federal judge ruled a lawsuit against Michigan State should continue. The suit alleges Bailey Kowalski was sexually assaulted by basketball players.       ...
12:16, 08/22/2019

Goateed Doofus Aubrey Huff Whines About Athletes Sharing Political Opinions, Shares Political Opinions Aubrey Huff, former baseball player and current man who could not possibly be more “divorced but doing great,” seems to be making a post-career pivot into the “angrily recording political rants from unflattering angles” school of punditry. He’s previously raved on Twitter about how Trump is great an...
22:00, 05/09/2019

|OPINION:Tradewarthreatenspeacedividendforstocks The Cold War had a chilling effect on the market for decades. The trade war with China and intensifying tensions with Mexico threaten to do the same, says Stephen Gandel....
16:00, 06/01/2019

Opinion: How the Volkswagen ID 3 got its name Volkswagen's eagerly-anticipated first bespoke electric model ditches the brand's long-held naming traditions for good reason So it turns out that three really is the magic number - at least as far as Volkswagen is concerned. After much anticipation, the brand has revealed that it’s first electric ...
01:16, 05/09/2019

|OPINION:Therainbownationneednotbeachildishdaydream South Africa’s past is something people only seem comfortable to engage with based on how it informs their present. When we went to the polls to vote last month, many South Africans, politicians included, sounded off on inequality, race and privilege, says Khulekani Magubane....
03:16, 06/03/2019

Opinion: No revolution in the EU The European Parliament will be more heterogeneous than before, so finding a majority and reaching compromise will be a serious challenge, writes Bernd Riegert....
04:32, 05/28/2019

|OPINION:Highereducationmustdomorethanhelpgraduatesgetjobs Quality education is often understood to be the kind that gets graduates jobs - especially where it's tough to find employment. But higher education has some important other functions too, says Patience Mukwambo....
10:49, 09/22/2019

|OPINION:SAishobbledbymarketchangeasrandwrestleswithchallenges The downside of being the most liquid emerging market currency is that it’s hard to avoid the impact when investors turn cold on risk assets. Unfortunately, South Africa’s rand has other issues to wrestle with too....
23:00, 05/30/2019

Opinion: Think twice about outrageous CEO (retirement) pay Daimler chief Dieter Zetsche is just the latest to have his retirement pay package highlighted. Though modest by international standards, these payoffs reward mediocrity and must come to an end says DW's Timothy Rooks....
11:48, 05/22/2019

|OPINION:Facebook'scryptocurrencymaynotstandachance Mark Zuckerberg’s cryptocurrency project, Libra, has become the regulatory equivalent of a pinata: Everyone is lining up to hit it with a stick. And it's not hard to see why, says Lionel Laurent....
07:32, 09/20/2019

Opinion: JLR and BMW is an old alliance rebooted It shouldn't come as that big a surprise to see the two brands partnering up on electrification Nineteen years ago, BMW’s ownership of the then Rover Group was about to hit the rocks. Into its fifth year, the Rover 75 saloon had just arrived in showrooms but, behind the scenes, BMW - then a much sm...
21:16, 06/06/2019

| OPINION | There is just so much Nigeria can do for its citizens in SA Anger in Nigeria boiled over and young Nigerians took to the streets protesting South African aggression and unleashing some of their own on South African-owned businesses, writes Gimba Kakanda....
20:48, 09/09/2019

|OPINION:Sorry,Amazon.KimKardashianisnowastore Luxury fashion is getting ready for its selfie. If it likes what it sees, the global apparel market could become a battle of the Everything Store against the Everyone Store, says Andrea Felsted....
16:00, 06/01/2019

Opinion: In the end, it was a backroom deal The nomination of Ursula von der Leyen for European Commission president is a victory for Angela Merkel, but a blow to the EU parliament. There's a lesson the parties can learn from this fiasco, says DW's Barbara Wesel....
04:00, 07/03/2019

Opinion: What's next for journalism in the Erdogan era? Journalists have had a hard time in Erdogan's Turkey: initially dismissed from their jobs, hundreds went on to be arrested. Now, they're grappling with the publication of a blacklist. What's next, asks Bülent Mumay....
18:32, 07/11/2019

Opinion: Not your grandparents' Europe Europe has come a long way over two generations, but it's not yet where it needs to be. The EU needs to reform its unequal voting system and give citizens true political voices as Europeans, argues DW's Cristina Burack....
17:48, 05/21/2019

|OPINION:Howbreedingsingle-sexanimalpopulationscouldhelppreventpoverty The creation of all-male or all-female groups of animals, known as monosex populations, has become a potentially useful approach in aquaculture and livestock rearing, says Tomer Ventura....
16:36, 09/21/2019

|OPINION:Mugabeisdead,buthehasplentyofimitators Former Zimbabwean leader Robert Mugabe, who died on Friday at the age of 95, was a genuine hero but he failed to deliver the justice he sought for his people. His life story is a warning to all well-meaning authoritarians and the nations willing to tolerate them – a warning that appears to be going ...
00:16, 09/07/2019

Opinion: How important is a car's nationality? Brum brum: Defender production is leaving the Midlands The new Land Rover Defender will be built in Slovakia but can still be seen as a British icon It’s official: the new Land Rover Defender will be built in Slovakia, and not Solihull.  That won’t really be much of a surprise to Autocar readers:...
13:16, 05/02/2019

Opinion: The forgotten lessons of D-Day Representatives from a number of countries are commemorating the Allied landing at Normandy 75 years ago with a gigantic show. But some are forgetting the lessons we must learn from World War II, says DW's Martin Muno....
21:00, 06/05/2019

Opinion: Dyson car hardly looks like a gamble Proven success in other markets has given the brand expertise in electric motors that should prove vital to car development Never let it be forgotten that Dyson makes a hair dryer that costs £299 – when you can buy something that’s supposed to do the same job in a supermarket for £12.95. Such is it...
01:16, 05/09/2019

|OPINION:IfRamaphosachoosesSAoverANC,itmaybegoodforboth Having helped carry the ANC across the finish line in elections earlier this month, despite South Africans’ impatience with the party’s persistent corruption, President Cyril Ramaphosa will now need to lead his party toward greater reform....
10:48, 05/18/2019

Opinion: is the new 1 Series still a driver's car? BMW's shift from rear-wheel drive for the latest 1 Series won't please everyone, but it makes sense when you look at the figures In an increasingly homogenised world, variety is always welcome – and from that perspective alone it’s a shame that BMW has abandoned rear-wheel drive for the 1 Series. F...
01:16, 05/27/2019

Opinion: The revolt of the masses 2.0 The French revolution overthrew aristocracy, the velvet one ousted Communist regimes. Today, says Ivaylo Ditchev, massed ranks of digital natives are rising up against the final bastion of inequality: the expert....
02:00, 06/01/2019

Opinion: Sudan must not become another Egypt The conflict between Sudan's ruling military council and protesters is worsening, with reports of deaths and injuries in Khartoum. After months of peaceful protest, demonstrators now deserve Europe's full support....
20:00, 06/03/2019

Opinion: Frankfurt is when electrification gets serious With tough new emissions targets about to be introduced, car firms are having to push electrified cars like never before Thanks to striking British Airways pilots, we took the train from London to Frankfurt (just one change at Brussels, if you’re interested).  The German city's impressive Victorian...
10:32, 09/10/2019

Opinion: Human rights come first When it comes to drafting a constitution, the concrete details aren't what's important. What matters is the underlying concept of humankind, which confers dignity on every human being, writes Alexander Görlach....
07:48, 05/17/2019

Opinion: why the McLaren F1 still excites 25 years on from our first spin in the legendary F1, we reflect on the innumerable areas in which it still stands out Just how fast is a McLaren F1? In May 1994, an eager 14-year-old picked up a copy of Autocar that promised to reveal all. Inside, an in-depth road test – sorry, the only road test –...
04:48, 06/09/2019

|OPINION:Whyprotestorswerethekeyspeakersatthisyear'sWEFonAfrica SA is losing enough money to gender-based violence each year to send over a million children to school or build several hospitals. It's only fitting that the World Economic Forum on Africa was forced to take a good look at the problem, says Marelise van der Merwe....
23:00, 09/08/2019

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|OPINION:Trump'stradewarcouldbefuelingAmazonfires The fires currently consuming Brazil's Amazon rainforest seem a world away from the tense diplomacy in the US trade war with China. In truth, they're more closely connected than you might suspect, writes David Fickling....
09:48, 08/26/2019

Opinion: Last chance for German carmakers Emissions-cheating scandals hitting German car manufacturers have strained relations between policymakers and the auto industry in the country. But DW's Henrik Böhme says it's still the carmakers calling the shots....
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