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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.       ...

Tim Tebow doesn't want college athletes to get paid: 'It's about your team'

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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: 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.       ...
01:32, 09/14/2019

Tim Tebow fired up over California college players getting paid Tim Tebow is fed up. A day after the California senate passed a vote making it illegal for schools in the state to take scholarships or eligibility away from student-athletes who have accepted endorsement money, Tebow blasted the idea of paying student-athletes on ESPN’s “First Take.R...
05:16, 09/14/2019

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

Tim Tebow meets North Carolina college shooting survivor A student who was wounded in a shooting at the University of North Carolina-Charlotte in April finally got to meet his hero in person before their game at BB&T Park in Charlotte....
00:16, 06/22/2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Mother who paid $6.5M to college scammer says she was duped BOSTON (AP) — A mother who says she paid the consultant at the center of the sweeping college admissions bribery scheme $6.5 million says she was duped into believing the money would help underprivileged students. A statement was released Thursday by a Hong Kong lawyer who says he represents the mot...
06:00, 05/03/2019

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

College majors with the lowest unemployment: Teachers well represented, but not well paid Teaching positions make up five spots on the list, but all of them have an average salary below $40,000 per year.       ...
13:32, 06/26/2019

Morehouse College Graduates’ Student Loans to Be Paid Off by Billionaire Robert F. Smith, who founded Vista Equity Partners and became the richest black man in America, said that he and his family would pay the Class of 2019’s debt....
23:16, 05/21/2019

Chinese family paid $6.5M in US college admissions scam: source The family of a Chinese student admitted to Stanford University paid $6.5 million to the central figure in the US college admissions scandal, a source with knowledge of the investigation says....
10:00, 05/03/2019

Mom who paid $6.5M in college scam thought she was making donation to Stanford: lawyer The Chinese woman who allegedly paid college-admissions schemer Rick Singer $6.5 million to get her daughter accepted to Stanford University thought she was making a donation for scholarships, staff and the school’s athletic program, her lawyer said Thursday. The mother of Yusi Zhao, identified only...
04:16, 05/03/2019

Third parent pleads guilty in college admissions scandal: This one paid $400K to get son into Georgetown Stephen Semprevivo pleaded guilty Tuesday to paying $400,000 to Rick Singer to get his son into Georgetown University, part of a nationwide scandal.        ...
03:00, 05/08/2019

Couple who paid $600K to get kids into UCLA, USC pleads guilty in college admissions scandal A California couple pleaded guilty to conspiracy charges in court for paying $600,000 in bribes to get their daughters into UCLA and USC.        ...
00:16, 05/02/2019

A United pilot paid for a stranded college student's flight: 'There are no words' A United Airlines pilot helped a stranded college student from Hawaii by paying for her flight back to school after her plane was diverted.       ...
21:32, 06/17/2019

Female pediatricians paid 76 cents for every $1 paid to men (Reuters Health) - Women in pediatrics still earn less than men even with similar levels of experience and even after accounting for the disproportionate amount of time they devote to unpaid work at home, two new studies suggest....
05:32, 09/12/2019

Bored Man Who Got Paid: "Board Man Gets Paid" As Kawhi Leonard plays the most impressive basketball of his NBA career, The Athletic’s Jayson Jenks checked in with Leonard’s teammates from his two seasons at San Diego State. It may not shock you to learn that Leonard was, even then, a man of few words. But the words that he did select were perfe...
19:00, 06/04/2019

It’s gotten really ugly for Tim Tebow Tebow Time has hit the skids in Triple-A. After 21 games with the Syracuse Mets, Tim Tebow has been missing at the plate, slumping to a .143 batting average and .396 OPS with 27 strikeouts in 70 at-bats. The 31-year-old outfielder and former NFL quarterback had opened some eyes in 2018, when he hit ...
22:32, 05/02/2019

Tim Tebow's Flesh And Bat Faileth Last time we checked in on future Mets superstar Tim Tebow he was struggling mightily down at triple-A, slashing .156/.239/.227 in 128 at-bats and striking out against a position player. The bad news is, Tebow is now all sliced up and injured; the worse news is, he evidently still can’t figure out h...
10:32, 07/24/2019

Red Sox taking chance on their own Tim Tebow There is a Tim Tebow-like experiment underway in Boston. The Red Sox signed Florida quarterback Feleipe Franks last week after selecting the former high school pitcher in the 31st round of the 2019 MLB draft. Franks received a $40,000 signing bonus, but told reporters Monday his priority remains to ...
13:16, 07/16/2019

A glimmer of hope for Tim Tebow It took awhile, but Tim Tebow may have just gotten his biggest hit of his young Triple-A career. Tebow — who has struggled at this level — belted a pinch-hit RBI double off the base of the wall in right center in the eighth inning to give the visiting Syracuse Mets a four-run lead at......
17:32, 05/10/2019

Tim Tebow gives sad Mets land fleeting joy The Mets are in shambles — their manager’s job in doubt, their season, now, too. But 1,500 miles north of their deflating Sunday sweep, suffered to the lowly Marlins, came a glimmer of hope. Tim Tebow launched his first Triple-A home run, a right-field rip that easily cleared the 330-foo...
08:48, 05/20/2019

Manager knows exactly why Tim Tebow has been so miserable at Triple-A SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Six weeks into his latest baseball adventure, Tim Tebow is still struggling to find his stroke with the Syracuse Mets at the top rung of minor league ball. He remains unflappable in spite of the numbers. “I think I’m improving. I’m working, developing,” Tebow said Thursday before go...
18:48, 05/17/2019

Why Triple-A could be ‘zenith’ for Mets’ Tim Tebow Tebow Time in Syracuse has been underwhelming, casting doubt upon whether a former Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback will take the final step and complete a journey to the Mets. Tim Tebow entered Wednesday with a .158/.244/.222 slash line with one homer and 14 RBIs for the Mets’ Triple-A affiliate....
10:48, 06/13/2019

Tim Tebow is on a mini-home run binge Is Tim Tebow finally starting to get the hang of Triple-A pitching, or is this just a blip of power in an otherwise disappointing season? The 31-year-old Mets left fielder pulled a Devin Smeltzer pitch over the right-field wall for a solo home run in the fourth inning of Syracuse’s 7-6 come-fr...
11:00, 07/03/2019

Tim Tebow’s Mets pipe dream is on hold Tim Tebow’s dreadful season just got worse. The Heisman-winner-turned-minor-league-outfielder has been placed on the Triple-A Syracuse Mets’ injured list after suffering a cut on his left hand — which required eight stitches — while making a play in the field Sunday in Toledo. It is unclear how long...
04:32, 07/24/2019

Tim Tebow could be a Triple-A All-Star — in the fans’ eyes Fans who believe players All-Star games should be more about performance than star power will be disappointed by this bit of news. But for the fans who argue All-Star games should make room for players with star power, than Tim Tebow could be your man. Tebow, the most famous player on the Syracuse M...
18:48, 06/07/2019

Tim Tebow strikes out versus position player Tim Tebow has struggled with the Syracuse Mets, but this could be a new low. Tebow, who is hitting .156 with the Mets’ Triple-A squad, struck out looking against Jordan Peterson, a position player, during the team’s 16-2 blowout win over the host Buffalo Bisons on Tuesday night. Tebow lo...
06:48, 05/29/2019

Just Tim Tebow Hootin' And Hollerin' About "Selfish Culture" On First Take Future Mets All-Star Tim Tebow was on First Take Friday morning to talk with Stephen A. Smith and Max Kellerman about California’s legislative push to allow college athletes to profit from endorsements. That’s really as much information as you need to know that this was a brutally unpleasant few mi...
22:00, 09/13/2019

Tim Tebow now expected as witness in two drug trials against his trainer A judge encouraged an attorney for NFL player Corey Liuget to call more witnesses, including Tim Tebow, at trial in banned drug case after denying him more depositions.       ...
00:48, 09/17/2019

Tim Tebow is struck out by a position player who had never pitched in minors before Tim Tebow's struggles in Class AAA continued Tuesday night when he struck out looking against a first baseman/outfielder making his pitching debut.        ...
05:16, 05/29/2019

Tim Tebow meets with UNC-Charlotte shooting survivor before game Before Wednesday's minor-league game, Tebow took the time to meet with Drew Pescaro, a survivor of the UNC-Charlotte shooting.       ...
01:48, 06/20/2019

Shooting survivor meets source of encouragement _ Tim Tebow CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A survivor of a campus shooting in North Carolina has gotten to meet Tim Tebow, an athlete he has looked up to since the fourth grade. News outlets report that the Syracuse Mets minor league outfielder visited with 19-year-old Drew Pescaro before a game Wednesday at BB&T Ballp...
20:00, 06/20/2019

Tim Tebow gets in the middle of skirmish between Mets, Yankees Triple-A teams New York's baseball rivalry trickled down to Class AAA over weekend, with the Syracuse Mets and Scranton RailRiders having multiple incidents.        ...
22:00, 05/28/2019

Tim Tebow’s Triple-A baseball season over after hand injury: reports The New York Mets are making a run at a spot in the National League’s postseason – but don’t expect Mets minor leaguer Tim Tebow to play any role in a pennant race this year....
12:00, 08/11/2019

Tim Tebow's baseball inexperience exposed at Triple-A level Former football standout Tim Tebow is hitting .137 and doesn't have a homer through season's first month.        ...
19:00, 05/04/2019

Tim Tebow’s minor league Mets season ends in sad development Tim Tebow’s time on the diamond is over — for now. The Mets’ Heisman-winner-turned-minor-league-outfielder will miss the rest of Triple-A Syracuse’s season, according to Newsday, after a deep cut on his left pinky put Tebow on the injured list in late July. It’s been a trying third year in professio...
22:00, 08/10/2019

Mets' Tebow to miss rest of season with cut hand Mets minor leaguer and former NFL quarterback Tim Tebow is expected to miss the rest of the season due to a cut on his left hand       ...
05:00, 08/11/2019

Tim Tebow belted his first home run in Class AAA and then got silent treatment in dugout Tim Tebow finally got his first Class AAA home run and then getting the old silent treatment from teammates when he returned to the dugout.        ...
08:32, 05/20/2019

Tim Tebow belts second homer of season for Triple-A Syracuse Mets It’s been a rough year in Triple-A for Tim Tebow, but he did blast a homer on Friday night. Tebow, who is still hitting just .159, belted a solo shot over the left-field wall off of Buffalo’s Jacob Waguespack in the second inning, but it wasn’t enough as the Syracuse Mets (39-41) f...
13:00, 06/29/2019

Tim Tebow hits first Triple-A home run following early season struggles Tim Tebow hit his first homerun Sunday in the top rung of minor league baseball for the Syracuse Mets as he started off the season struggling to find his stroke....
18:16, 05/20/2019

Baby Yankees-Mets’ brawl breaks out, helpless Tebow tries to stop it Sparks were flying in the mini “Subway Series.” The Baby Yankees and Mets reignited the two franchise’s bitter rivalry Sunday night, engaging in an old fashioned Triple-A brawl that would make both Roger Clemens and Mike Piazza beam. It all started in the seventh inning when the re...
08:32, 05/27/2019

Next Tim Tebow? Florida Gators quarterback Feleipe Franks signed by Boston Red Sox Despite not pitching since his junior year of high school, Franks received a $40,000 signing bonus from the Boston Red Sox.       ...
04:00, 07/16/2019

Opinion: Tim Tebow is a pretty good football player for a baseball prospect The former NFL quarterback is hitting .130 with 32 strikeouts in 23 games this season at Class AAA Syracuse        ...
01:32, 05/08/2019

Tim Tebow helps break up fight during minor league baseball game New York Mets minor league outfielder Tim Tebow appeared to try and help douse the hot tempers that flared between the Syracuse Mets and Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders on Sunday night....
16:32, 05/28/2019

Tim Tebow, BALCO chemist on witness list in banned drug case The trainer for Tim Tebow and James Harrison has denied allegations of giving or injecting other athletes with banned performance-enhancing drugs.       ...
01:48, 09/13/2019

Report: Tim Tebow's minor-league season with the Mets is over due to injury For the second consecutive season, Tim Tebow's minor-league baseball season with the New York Mets ends early due to injury, according to a report.       ...
05:00, 08/11/2019

Tim Tebow Chooses To Watch, Stand Fast In The Faith, And Strike Out Looking Against Position Player When we last checked in with Tim Tebow, he was preparing for professional life full of Triple-A baseball and a personal life full of matrimonial sex. Tebow and his fiancée still haven’t officially tied the knot, so the sex is still on hold, as is the progress of his baseball career. Tebow has been e...
16:32, 05/29/2019

Scout thinks Tim Tebow has 'reached his top' as minor league season nears All-Star break While the New York Mets have kept the faith that Tim Tebow will eventually make the major leagues, one scout wondered whether a past injury and better competition are impeding his progress....
01:00, 06/15/2019

Sister of Miss Universe 2017 Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters, Tim Tebow's fiancee, dies The younger sister of Miss Universe 2017 Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters has died. She and fiance Tim Tebow remembered the 13-year-old in social media posts.        ...
19:48, 05/08/2019

'Run the Race' trailer: Tim Tebow is executive producer of the Christian drama "Run the Race" is the story of two brothers who rely on sports, each other and their faith to pull through small-town hardships.        ...
09:00, 06/20/2019

As Tim Tebow struggles through major slump in Class AAA, 'passion' keeps him in baseball In Class AAA with the Syracuse Mets and experiencing the worst stretch of his pro baseball career, Tim Tebow says his passion for the game drives him.        ...
23:16, 05/10/2019

Tim Tebow talks first film lessons, wedding planning: 'I’m not going to be a Groomzilla' Tim Tebow talks about what he learned making his first film "Run the Race," major league baseball dreams and wedding plans with Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters.        ...
23:48, 06/20/2019

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

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

| 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

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

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

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

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

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

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....
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

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

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

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

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

'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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

| 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

| 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

'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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

'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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Draymond Got Paid How much is defense worth in the NBA? According to the Golden State Warriors, the price of an elite defensive player is a cool $25 million a year. Per an Adrian Wojnarowski report, the Warriors have locked Draymond Green up with a max four-year extension, worth $100 million:...
20:00, 08/03/2019

AI Needs Your Data—and You Should Get Paid for It A new approach to training artificial intelligence algorithms involves paying people to submit medical data, and storing it in a blockchain-protected system....
01:48, 08/09/2019

Who Got Refunds, Who Paid More: Inside the New Tax Law The first tax-filing season under the new law jostled the upper-middle class, as people making between $100,000 and $250,000 became less likely to receive refunds and more likely to owe money with their returns....
20:32, 07/02/2019

Get Paid to Move to These States If you work remotely and are dreaming about a different setting in which to plant your laptop, it might be time to make a move: States and cities are starting to offer cash incentives to people who move to their areas. ...
12:00, 08/17/2019

More than $1.6M to be paid to MPs not running for re-election Thirty-nine sitting MPs have declared they won't run again in the next election, of whom 18 are eligible for severance payments totalling an estimated $1,618,850....
00:32, 07/10/2019

Instead of being tracked, get paid to see online ads "You are not a product," says the pitch for the rival to Chrome, Firefox and Safari. Advertisers pay to be seen, and Brave splits it 70/30 with us.       ...
19:02, 07/06/2019

Subway Got Too Big. Franchisees Paid a Price. Sabotaged meatballs. The wrong soap. Franchisees say supervisors manipulated inspections — then took their stores. A company ‘hit man’ says it’s true....
22:32, 06/28/2019

DR authorities ID man they say paid Ortiz hitmen Dominican authorities on Monday identified the man they believe paid hit men to try to kill David Ortiz, adding that they were closing in on the mastermind and motive behind the shooting of the famous slugger who is recovering at a hospital in Boston....
05:00, 06/18/2019

More than 100 moms will get paid $12K for poverty study More than 100 New York City moms living below the poverty level will be given $12,000 with no strings attached as part of a new study measuring the effect of poverty on early-childhood ­development. The study, named Baby’s First Years and partially funded by the city, is currently recruiting moms fr...
05:16, 05/09/2019

Get Paid to Watch Ads in the Brave Web Browser Brave, a chromium-based web browser that boasts an ad-free browsing experience, will now pay users to watch ads. That’s right—the ad-blocking browser will now be running ads, but in a more thoughtful way than we’re accustomed to....
21:00, 04/28/2019

You can get paid $27,000 to live in the Italian countryside Author Frances Mayes reportedly purchased Bramasole, the villa that inspired the book “Under the Tuscan Sun,” for $140,000 — not to mention many more thousands in renovation costs. But why pay for a home when you could get paid to live in one instead? If your dream is to buy and renovate...
23:32, 09/11/2019

Gordon: Chargers 'home,' but 'want to get paid' Two-time Pro Bowl running back Melvin Gordon, who is entering the final year of his rookie deal, wants "to get paid" but also wants "to end up with the Chargers."...
00:16, 07/14/2019

The highest-paid CEOs by state Here are the top paid CEOs by state for 2018, as calculated by The Associated Press and Equilar, an executive data firm. The survey considered only publicly traded companies with more than $1 billion in revenue that filed their proxy statements with federal regulators between Jan. 1 and April 30. No...
20:00, 05/24/2019

You Can Now Get Paid $1,000 to Take a Digital Detox For the Weekend If you can stand a weekend away from your phone for a digital detox, you could make a fast $1,000. Thanks to Satellite Internet, an online resource that helps people compare internet providers in their area, someone who’s willing to go off the grid for two days can get paid $1,000 in cash for ...
01:48, 08/08/2019

Brady jokes about not being highest-paid QB Tom Brady turned to humor Thursday when asked about not being among the NFL's highest-paid quarterbacks, which was appropriate considering it was during an appearance on ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live!"...
18:00, 05/03/2019

Get ‘Slimy,’ Get Paid – It’s the Influencer Economy Do-it-yourself videos on homemade slime might not sound like cutting-edge marketing, but that’s the way the so-called “influencer economy” works. People who build loyal social media followings on a particular subject, no matter how odd, can expect to hear from advertisers prepared to drop big bucks ...
09:48, 08/06/2019

A former 'Jeopardy' champion says he won $20,000 on HQ Trivia, but has yet to be paid HQ Trivia One-time "Jeopardy" champion Alex Jacob claims that he won $20,000 on HQ Trivia in June — but one month later, he says he has yet to be paid. "It may take some eligible winners up to 90 days to receive cash prizes," HQ Trivia told Business Insider. Fans have long complained about pa...
08:32, 07/09/2019

'Rage 2' will receive at least two paid add-ons after launch Just because Rage 2 is a single-player game doesn't mean its gameplay will remain all that static. Avalanche and Bethesda have published a 2019 roadmap for the open-world shooter, and it's evident that the developers want to treat the game almost as......
19:00, 05/12/2019

Morehouse Class of ’19, Congratulations: Your Loans Will Be Paid Off The billionaire Robert F. Smith said in a commencement address at Morehouse College on Sunday that his family would pay off the new graduates’ student loans....
21:48, 05/19/2019

Apple Music now has 60 million paid subscribers Apple Music now has 60 million paying subscribers. The company's Eddy Cue, a senior vice president of services, confirmed the milestone with French business publication Numerama today. According to Music Business Worldwide, Apple also noted that Beat......
08:48, 06/28/2019

Ethiopia's garment workers are the least paid in the world With a range of economic incentives like the freshly built industrial parks for garment manufacturing, Ethiopia has positioned itself to become one of the world's top exporters of textile and garments....
17:00, 05/15/2019

New UK nuclear plants could be paid for upfront by consumers Government plans to attract investors by making taxpayer help pay for cost overrunsThe government has confirmed plans for consumers to begin paying for new nuclear reactors before they are built, and for taxpayers to pay a share of any cost overruns or construction delays.In a consultation document ...
15:32, 07/23/2019

ADOT paid thousands for car damage on I-10 in Tucson TUCSON – More than five hundred people filed claims with the Arizona Department of Transportation during an eight-month period, claiming conditions on Interstate 10 in Tucson caused damage to their cars. According to the records, the claims occurred from October 1, 2018, and May 31, 2019. Some...
06:48, 07/31/2019

Va. town remembers the high price paid on D-Day The 75th anniversary of the D-Day invasion of Normandy has a solemn significance for a small Virginia town. (May 20)        ...
04:32, 05/21/2019

CEOs are paid 278 times more than average US worker CEO pay has increased 1,008 percent between 1978 and 2018, while typical worker pay has edged up 12 percent, according to an analysis from the Economic Policy Institute....
04:00, 08/16/2019

WSJ CEO Pay Report: See the Highest, Lowest-Paid Leaders Median pay reached $12.4 million for CEOs of the biggest U.S. companies in 2018, with many of the top earners running media and health-care companies. Explore the highest and lowest-paid CEOs....
21:32, 05/16/2019

Melanie recalls Woodstock concert and not being paid for it Melanie, known as the First Lady of Woodstock, remembers having a supernatural experience as she walked on the rainy stage in 1969 to perform at the iconic event, though iconic isn’t how anyone would have described the day back then....
19:32, 08/15/2019

It’s ridiculous that golfers are being paid like rock stars On Sunday, the winner of golf’s final major of the year, the British Open, will raise the fabled Claret Jug. While it’s one of the most iconic accolades in sport (and comes with a check for almost $2 million), you don’t need to win trophies or titles to make a killing in the professional game......
20:00, 07/20/2019

Avenatti: R. Kelly paid $2M to silence accuser Celebrity attorney Michael Avenatti said Monday that R&B singer R. Kelly paid $2 million to keep the alleged victim in a child pornography case off the witness stand during his 2008 trial that ended with his acquitted of all charges. (July 15)        ...
04:48, 07/16/2019

NY Senate votes to allow paid surrogacy agreements ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The New York state Senate has voted to repeal a ban on paid surrogacy agreements, in which a woman is compensated for carrying the child of a couple or individual. The Democrat-led chamber passed the measure Tuesday. It has the support of Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo but hasnR...
23:48, 06/11/2019

Why Students for Life is backing paid leave Advocates for the anti-abortion organization Students for Life of America met with lawmakers this week to make the case for Republicans backing paid leave as part of their goal to eliminate abortions....
23:16, 05/24/2019

Lawyer: Chicago archdiocese paid $80M to victims An attorney for victims of sexual abuse by clergy says the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Chicago has paid $80 million in settlements to his clients since 2001. (Sept. 17)        ...
09:00, 09/18/2019

Choosing Football Has Already Paid Off For Kyler Murray Kyler Murray officially became a part of the Arizona Cardinals on Thursday when the first-overall pick signed his rookie contract with the team. His deal, according to multiple reports, is a standard four-year contract with a fifth-year option. He’ll be earning over $35.2 million guaranteed over tha...
15:48, 05/10/2019

Jeffrey Epstein could have ‘paid’ for help with suicide: Former Gotti pal The jail where Jeffrey Epstein apparently hanged himself was a nest of corruption in the early ’90s, according to one of late mobster John Gotti Sr.’s top associates — who insists it’s still a place where almost anything can be bought if you have the bucks. “If he killed himself so...
09:00, 08/11/2019

At Facebook, Second-Class Workers Who Do The Hardest Job Are Paid Less The thousands of people who do the bulk of Facebook's work keeping the site free of suicides, massacres, and other graphic posts are not Facebook employees. As contractors employed by outsourcing......
08:32, 05/09/2019

Fentanyl use could end the opium era in Mexico: 'The only crop that paid’ The market price for opium has plummeted as addicts in the US have swapped heroin for fentanyl, and could force Mexico’s impoverished farmers to abandon the narcotics trade Every six months over the past two decades, Pedro García has planted a small crop of opium poppies alongside the maize and bean...
13:00, 05/02/2019

‘Jeopardy!’ champ claims he won $20K from HQ Trivia — but was never paid “Jeopardy!” champion Alex Jacob claimed he won money through the HQ Trivia app but has not heard anything regarding his prize. Jacob, who won the game show’s “Tournament of Champions” in 2015, tweeted Monday, “Guys, I need your help. I won $20,000 on @HQTrivia on June 10 and still haven’t heard anyt...
05:00, 07/11/2019

You Paid for Bottle Service for MAGAholics and You Didn’t Even Know It Remember back when America was trying to figure out how Donald Trump the business man and Donald Trump the president were going to coexist, considering Trump could, say, host events at, say, a property he owns, like Mar-a-Lago, and, I’m just spitballing here, because he’s the president, the charges ...
08:00, 05/03/2019

Move to Southern Italy and Get Paid $770 a Month If you’ve ever wanted to live in Italy, now might be the perfect time to make the move. Molise, an underpopulated area of the country, is offering new residents €700 a month (roughly $770 US) to relocate to the region. And they’ll keep paying you for three years after you make the move....
05:01, 09/12/2019

Apple’s $3 billion purchase of Beats has already paid off "Oh shit, the Forbes list just changed," Tyrese Gibson proclaimed in a 2014 Facebook video. "The first billionaire in hip-hop, right here from the motherfucking West Coast," Dr. Dre chimed in....
22:48, 05/28/2019

In Salary Negotiations, Ask How Much Your Male Colleagues Are Paid Maybe you’ve done your online research about what your experience is worth in the job market. But if you’re not asking your peers what they make, you might be selling yourself short at your next salary negotiation....
19:00, 08/09/2019

This woman paid off over $222K in student debt. This is how she did it. Caitlin Boston completed the final payment on her student debt totaling over $222,000. And she celebrated with a hilarious dance shared on YouTube.       ...
02:48, 08/23/2019

No rest for the workers: how the US is out of step on paid leave A survey of the 21 wealthiest countries has found that the US is the only one not to guarantee paid vacation timeOf the 21 wealthiest countries, the US is the only one not to guarantee workers paid leave, according to a recent report by the Center for Economic and Policy Research which dubbed it “no...
12:32, 06/18/2019

Lena Dunham sells Brooklyn pad for less than she paid Actress and director Lena Dunham made her career with HBO’s “Girls,” about young women launching their lives in Brooklyn. Like the show’s characters, Dunham has since moved on by returning to Manhattan, where she grew up. Now she is in contract to sell her Gretsch condo, at 60 Broadway in Williamsbu...
02:16, 05/30/2019

Best WordPress themes (paid and free) of 2019 The WordPress platform is one of the simplest ways to create colorful and well laid out webpages. Setup is usually performed with a few mouse clicks, so no coding knowledge is required.The platform supports thousands of various themes, some of which are suited to specific users such as small busines...
17:48, 04/30/2019

Ethnic minorities paid 3.8% less than white workers Ethnic minority workers in the UK on average earned 3.8% less than white workers last year according to the first analysis of its kind by the Office for National Statistics (ONS)....
14:16, 07/09/2019

Spotify just hit a new milestone: 100 million paid subscribers Music streamer Spotify grew paid subscribers by 32% over last year, and now has 100 million, the company said in its earnings report Monday.        ...
18:00, 04/29/2019

NYC mansion sells for $22.25M, double what owners paid A newly renovated Upper East Side townhouse just sold for $22.25 million. The buyer is shielded behind an LLC, but it appears to the successful female founder of a high-profile fashion retail website. The two-building property first went on the market for $29.25 million earlier this year. The 12,000...
03:32, 07/04/2019

This boy really wanted a teddy bear — and he paid the price A mischievous 3-year-old boy in the UK really wanted a teddy bear — so badly that he climbed into an arcade claw machine to grab one, and got trapped, according to a new report. Natalie Draper, 37, brought her son Noah to an indoor play center in Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, on Wednesday, The Sun rep...
22:16, 05/23/2019

Epic seems to have paid $10.5 million for Control’s PC exclusivity Those floating bodies? Yeah, they're everywhere. And sometimes they fight back. At this point, we know Epic is committed to paying a lot of money for exclusive games to attract players to its Epic Games Store. Now, we seem to know how much it paid up front fo...
01:48, 09/21/2019

Best alternatives to Skype 2019: paid and free Skype was one of the early success stories when it came to easy-access VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol). By the end of 2010 it had recorded over 600 million users around the world.However, after Microsoft bought Skype in 2012 they began to make changes, adding some features, while removing others...
14:00, 06/27/2019

Toni Duggan: ‘I believe we should be better paid, but not the same as the men’ | Suzanne Wrack Striker wants better facilities and better crowds for women’s football but does not think England’s Lionesses should earn the same as their male counterpartsOn the eve of the World Cup, Toni Duggan is keen to talk about equality. “I don’t want to just start with money – we need pitches, facilities,”...
01:48, 06/06/2019

These are the highest-paid corporate board members in the U.S. At a number of major American companies, compensation for board of director members has come under fire from shareholders in recent years.       ...
18:16, 08/07/2019

'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

Here’s how much Binance paid to move $1.26 billion worth of Bitcoin Cryptocurrency exchange Binance moved a gut-wrenching $1.26 billion worth of Bitcoin today – and it paid just $124.60 in network fees for the service. The epic transfer was signaled by Binance CEO Changpang Zhao earlier this morning in a tweet. We will be moving some funds between our cold wallets. ...
18:32, 05/29/2019

Shell Workers Had to Attend Trump Speech to Get Paid When Donald Trump stood before a crowd of workers earlier this week at a Royal Dutch Shell petrochemical plant in western Pennsylvania, and rambled on about how much he likes large trucks, the workers weren’t necessarily Trump fans. They had to be there to get paid....
22:48, 08/17/2019

A stranger paid off a student’s debt so she could walk in her graduation Joe Belanger/Shutterstock Karen Moore, a woman from South Carolina, wanted to do something good for her community. She called the principal of her alma mater, asking if there were any outstanding debts. As it turned out, one student owed money to a third-party company and it might've prevented them...
15:32, 06/08/2019

YouTube is testing paid online hangs with influencers Google is expertimenting with an events-focused crowdfunding service for YouTube creators, according to a recent report from Variety. The new effort, called Fundo, allows YouTubers to set up online meet and greet sessions and other events that fans c......
16:00, 08/17/2019

Halsey Paid a Fan's Speeding Ticket Because They Were Listening to Her Song Halsey just saved a fan from a bit of a speeding ticket nightmare. As fans well know, the songstress dropped a new single and music video less than a week ago by the name of......
19:48, 05/22/2019

New York mulls ending ban on paid surrogacy contracts ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York’s Legislature could soon repeal a longstanding ban on paid surrogacy contracts, in which a woman is compensated for carrying the child of another person or couple. New York and Michigan are now the only two states that expressly forbid surrogacy contracts, forcing ...
19:16, 05/29/2019

Morehouse Graduates’ Student Loans to Be Paid Off by Billionaire The billionaire Robert F. Smith said in a commencement address at Morehouse College on Sunday that his family would eliminate the new graduates’ student loans....
00:00, 05/20/2019

NYC teacher who paid students to build bombs sentenced A math teacher who paid students to dismantle fireworks and store the explosive powder was sentenced to nearly six years in prison Wednesday by a judge who cited these “dangerous times” when schools and places of worship must guard against violence....
08:00, 05/23/2019

Trump Paid $1 Million of Taxpayer Money for Limousines He Might Not Use President Trump has spent $1 million of taxpayer money on four limousines he may or may not use on his trip to Ireland this week, according to The Guardian. The spending was confirmed by USASpending.gov, a government website that tracks federal spending....
01:48, 06/06/2019

19 MMA thoughts, including how Miocic's persistence paid off in gold Stipe Miocic insisted on sitting out until he received a UFC title rematch with Daniel Cormier. He got it and again became the champ. Ariel Helwani shares his thoughts, as well as what to expect from Monday's show....
21:00, 08/19/2019

He Paid $9,100 To Buy House Online. It Turned Out To Be Strip Of Grass A Florida man thought he had landed a steal deal after paying $9,100 (approximately Rs 6.3 lakh) for a villa in Tamarac, only to be told that he had only bought the strip of grass in front of the......
11:32, 06/20/2019

Kamala Harris uses fuzzy math to suggest her tax cut is paid for The 2020 presidential hopeful touts her plan to give middle-class taxpayers $500 a month, but misleadingly suggests that the money to pay for it will come from companies and the top 1 percent....
13:32, 08/20/2019

Female CEOs are competitively paid, but greatly outnumbered The few women who are CEOs of the largest U.S. companies typically make more money than their male counterparts but aren’t close to the top of the leaderboard for pay packages. The median pay package for female CEOs in the 2018 fiscal year was $12.7 million, compared with $11.2 million for men...
20:00, 05/24/2019

R. Kelly Just Paid Up His Back Child Support, Says His Attorney He may still have several sexual abuse felony charges and a lawsuit for an extramarital affair (h/t The Blast) pending, but R. Kelly has reportedly reconciled his back child support issues, according to his attorney, Steven Greenberg....
22:16, 06/19/2019

How Noah Syndergaard’s trust in Wilson Ramos paid off Noah Syndergaard didn’t have his personal catcher, his release point or his best stuff. But he had enough to help pitch the Mets to a series-clinching 4-3 win over Washington. Despite pitching to Wilson Ramos instead of personal catcher Tomas Nido for the first time since June 15, Syndergaard allowe...
15:00, 08/11/2019

More millennials subscribe to video games than traditional paid TV NEW YORK – More American millennials now subscribe to a video game service than to a traditional paid television service, according to a survey on Monday, as consumers favor new forms of entertainment that are shifting the broader media landscape. About 53% of people born between 1983 and 1996...
19:16, 06/11/2019

Wilson Ramos starting to look like the hitter the Mets paid for The Mets had the whole Star Wars theme working Saturday afternoon at Citi Field. Princess Leia was there in costume and a bobble-head of Obi-Wan Canobi was distributed to fans with the likeness of Robinson Cano. But no one carried a bigger lightsaber on this day than Mets catcher Wilson Ramos. Sure,...
08:32, 05/26/2019

UN honours peacekeepers who ‘paid the ultimate price’, for the sake of others Ever since the UN deployed the first of its 72 peacekeeping missions back in 1948, more than 3,800 peacekeepers have lost their lives, Secretary-General António Guterres said on Friday, at a wreath laying ceremony in honour of those “brave men and women” who serve....
03:00, 05/25/2019

Dropbox Reports Slowest Paid User Growth Since IPO Dropbox's paid user growth has been slowing despite its try-to-buy freemium offer, causing investors to worry about its ability to convert free users into paying ones....
09:16, 08/09/2019

Paid Dropbox users are getting 1TB more storage space today Dropbox has spent much of the last few years focused on its products for enterprise business, but the company got its start by offering a simple, reasonably priced cloud storage and sync option. With major competition in the space from Google Drive,......
20:48, 05/29/2019

"You Have Paid Price For My Decision": Ex-Cop Sanjiv Bhatt To Family Sanjiv Bhatt, the Gujarat-cadre IPS officer who took on Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the Gujarat riots and in June was sentenced to life in prison in a 30-year-old custodial death case, has......
23:32, 08/03/2019

A Foreigner Paid $200,000 for Tickets to Trump’s Inaugural. Now He Says He Was Duped. A lawsuit by a Ukrainian-Russian developer highlights the lucrative business of accommodating wealthy foreigners’ interests in getting access to the Trump administration....
00:16, 06/19/2019

Iowa places volleyball coach on 30-day paid leave IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa has placed volleyball coach Bond Shymansky on paid administrative leave for 30 days for what it says was an unspecified violation of NCAA rules. The Hawkeyes said Monday they notified the NCAA and an investigation is ongoing. Iowa went 15-16 under Shymansky in 2018, his f...
21:00, 05/20/2019

You can get paid $1,300 if you watch 13 Stephen King movies by Halloween This image released by Warner Bros. Pictures shows Bill Skarsgard as Pennywise in New Line Cinema’s horror thriller “It: Chapter 2.” (Warner Bros. Pictures via AP) Do you like Stephen King’s movies? If so, then this challenge is for you. USDish.com is paying one lucky person $1,300 to wa...
03:48, 09/19/2019

Looking To Invest In FDs? Compare Interest Rates Paid By Top Banks Some fixed deposits come with a premature withdrawal facility while some require a compulsory lock-in period. Fixed deposit interest rates are also higher than those offered by savings accounts....
20:00, 04/28/2019

Epstein Paid Off Suspected Co-Conspirators To "Influence" Them: Reports Jeffrey Epstein, the financier charged with sexually abusing young girls in a case that led to the resignation of the US labor secretary, was accused Friday of paying off possible co-conspirators to......
03:48, 07/13/2019

Mets’ stud draft pick kept his cool, and it paid off Matt Allan entered the draft prepared for “crazy” things to happen and said that helped him cope with the anxiety of not getting selected earlier. Considered a first-round talent who slipped to the third round because of concerns over whether he would sign, the right-handed pitcher from Seminole Hig...
09:48, 06/29/2019

Bolton players under ‘severe stress’ after not being paid for 20 weeks • Club’s friendly match at Chester on Friday cancelled• Players and coaching staff of League One club issue statementBolton’s friendly at Chester on Friday has been called off after the players issued a statement claiming they have been put under “severe mental and emotional stress”.Members of the s...
20:00, 07/17/2019

Gamble paid off, says Van der Poel after winning Stage 4 with big attack "Mathieu van der Poel claimed victory on the fourth stage of the Tour of Britain with an audacious attack 300 metres from the line in Kendal on Tuesday."...
09:00, 09/11/2019

'Everyone gets paid': Mexico’s migration networks are thriving despite crackdown President López Obrador says new immigration plan is working, but huge numbers of people still travel north – aided by smugglers’ bribesMario Rosales is organising travel arrangements for his latest clients, a Honduran woman and her two primary school-aged children hoping to reach the United States....
18:32, 09/12/2019

Bolton Wanderers Players And Coaches Have Not Been Paid In Four Months Despite staving off administration twice over in months prior, Bolton Wanderers finally met that dreaded fate on May 8. Since then, the club has been nothing but a disaster. With no potential owners stepping up to buy the team, and an unpaid tax bill of at least £1.2 million, things are looking dire...
17:16, 07/18/2019

Source: Seahawks make Wagner highest-paid ILB The Seahawks and All-Pro linebacker Bobby Wagner have agreed to terms on a three-year extension worth $54 million with $40.2 million guaranteed, a source confirmed to ESPN's Adam Schefter....
09:00, 07/27/2019

Netflix just lost US paid subscribers for the first time in eight years The last time Netflix lost domestic subscribers was in 2011 after the company raised prices and tried to separate its streaming product.       ...
18:00, 07/18/2019

Trump campaign paid women workers nearly 20% less than men, filing says Trump's 2016 campaign paid most of its female employees nearly 20% less than male counterparts, according to a filing in a suit by Alva Johnson....
01:48, 05/14/2019

El Salvador ex-president Funes paid by Nicaragua government A fugitive former El Salvador president who received asylum from Nicaragua in 2016 says he has been working there as a paid adviser to President Daniel Ortega’s government...
02:48, 05/14/2019

Marshawn Lynch paid $5K in quarters for useless AAF interview Here’s hoping Marshawn Lynch has an extra large piggy bank. While supporting his cousin at the now-defunct Alliance of American Football’s quarterback draft last November, the former Raiders running back and Skittles fanatic agreed to an interview for $5,000, according to Sports Illustra...
01:16, 05/10/2019

Gary Lineker is BBC's best-paid star again, but women close gap Many female stars have had pay rises, while male news presenters have taken cutsGary Lineker has maintained his status as the BBC’s highest earner after the broadcaster’s leading male sports presenters refused to take pay cuts, although many of the corporation’s foremost women have had substantial w...
23:00, 07/02/2019

One Brother Stabbed the Other. The Journalist Who Wrote About It Paid a Price. The use of Europe’s ‘right to be forgotten’ privacy law has broadened, illustrated by two Italian brothers, a stabbing and the journalist who wrote about them....
06:32, 09/23/2019

Uber and Lyft drivers strike for better transparency about how much they’re paid Ride-hailing drivers began striking and demonstrating in multiple cities, starting on the East Coast. Despite some drivers in New York City logging off between 7 a.m. and 9 a.m., few riders appeared to be complaining on social media about any problems....
22:48, 05/08/2019

You could get paid $65K to review luxury yachts and travel the world A start-up website is advertising for what could be one of the best jobs in the world, with the successful applicant traveling the world testing luxurious yachts and being paid to do so....
08:16, 05/11/2019

She Paid $6.5 Million To 'Consultant' For Stanford Entry. She Was Tricked The mother of a Chinese student said she was unwittingly ensnared in a sprawling college admissions scandal, believing the $6.5 million she paid to get her daughter into Stanford University was a......
17:48, 05/04/2019

Spotify boasts twice as many paid subscribers as Apple Music Less than a month ago, it was revealed that Apple Music had overtaken Spotify in terms of paid subscribers in the US – a milestone for the music streaming service – but Spotify’s latest earnings report shows that it’s still well and truly dominating the overall global mar...
04:32, 04/30/2019

A City Paid a Hefty Ransom to Hackers. But Its Pains Are Far From Over. Weeks after Lake City, Fla., was hit by a cyberattack, the phones are back on and email is working, but the city has not yet recovered all its files....
12:32, 07/07/2019

Women's British Open winner to be paid less than one-third of men's prize The women's British Open winner's paycheck will be less than one-third of that of her male counterpart's at The Open, but the overall prize fund for the women's major has been significantly increased....
16:00, 07/08/2019

Former UA assistant wiretap says Miller allegedly paid Ayton TUCSON – New audio from a wiretap recording of Emanuel “Book” Richardson heard in court Wednesday mentioned Univerisity of Arizona men’s basketball head coach Sean Miller’s alleged involvement in paying Phoenix Sun’s first overall draft pick Deandre Ayton while he...
13:00, 05/02/2019

For Lower-Paid Workers, the Robot Overlords Have Arrived It’s time to stop worrying that robots will take our jobs. But as millions of low-paid workers’ lives are increasingly governed by software, it may be time to start worrying that robots will determine who gets those jobs....
20:00, 05/01/2019

State lawmakers abandon ‘paid surrogacy’ bill They just couldn’t deliver. State legislators won’t pass a law allowing couples to pay surrogates to carry babies to term, Albany lawmakers revealed Thursday. “Many members, including a large majority of women in our conference, have raised important concerns that must be properly ...
03:16, 06/21/2019

USWNT hit back at 'ruse' after US Soccer says women are paid more than men US women’s team involved in lawsuit with bosses over equal payUS Soccer releases its analysis has tension mounts between sidesUS Soccer says the players on USA’s Women’s World Cup champions were paid more than their male counterparts from 2010 through 2018.According to a letter released on Monday by...
09:16, 07/30/2019

Trump says U.S. paid no money to North Korea over Warmbier U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said the United States did not pay any money to North Korea as it sought the release of Otto Warmbier, a day after a report said Trump had approved a $2 million bill from Pyongyang for the American student's care....
18:16, 04/28/2019

Gears 5 review: An obvious gaming recommendation—if you already paid for it Enlarge / A changing of the guard, as Kait Diaz assumes the role of the Gears series' protagonist. And the results are pretty smashing. But does the full package deliver? (credit: The Coalition / Xbox Game Studios) Last month, my feature-length Gears 5 preview hinged on the game's sales propositi...
23:00, 09/10/2019

Man Utd to make David De Gea highest-paid goalkeeper in the world Manchester United are set to make David De Gea the highest-paid goalkeeper in the world after a breakthrough in talks to hand the Spaniard a new deal....
22:48, 07/16/2019

Caf boss Ahmad paid expenses for same days but different countries Confederation of African Football president Ahmad received at least two sets of expenses, claiming to be in different countries, for the same nine-day period during the 2018 World Cup....
22:00, 07/15/2019

Virginia town remembers the high price paid on D-Day Marguerite Cottrell remembers the summer day 75 years ago when a Western Union telegram was delivered to her family farm as her mother was hanging clothes on the line to dry....
22:48, 05/19/2019

Debt free at 23: How this woman paid off $20K in loans in just one year Paying with paper instead of plastic helped Kristy Epperson eliminate $20,000 in student loan and car loan debt in just one year.       ...
18:48, 07/17/2019

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

Road funding cuts could have paid for eight million pothole repairs News 6 Jul, 2019 Money cut from councils’ road funding budgets since 2010 could have paid for eight million potholes to be repaired, figures reveal...
13:16, 07/06/2019

Facebook paid contractors to transcribe users' audio: Bloomberg Facebook Inc has been paying outside contractors to transcribe audio clips from users of its services, Bloomberg reported on Tuesday, citing people familiar with the matter....
00:32, 08/14/2019

Facebook paid people to transcribe Messenger voice chats Add Facebook to the list of tech firms who've halted their audio transcriptions over privacy concerns. The company confirmed to Bloomberg that contractors had been transcribing Messenger voice chats to determine if AI had correctly interpreted the m......
00:00, 08/14/2019

My Father Paid 6 Crore To Arvind Kejriwal For Ticket: AAP Candidate's Son Just a day before polling in Delhi, the son of an Aam Aadmi Party candidate made a sensational allegation on Saturday, claiming that his father had paid Rs 6 crore to party chief and Delhi Chief......
17:32, 05/11/2019

Assemblyman was paid to serve as ‘honorary’ chair of youth group Bronx Assemblyman and congressional candidate Michael Blake boasted of being an “honorary co-chair” of a national youth nonprofit group — while at the same time getting paid handsomely by the same outfit, critics charge. Blake is listed as honorary co-chair of the New Leaders Council — alongside pre...
13:01, 09/19/2019

These are the highest-paid CEOs at America’s largest companies 24/7 Wall Street reviewed CEO pay at the largest, publicly traded US companies to identify the best-paid CEOs. Tim Cook and Robert Iger make the list.        ...
13:32, 04/30/2019

Facebook paid people to listen to and transcribe your voice clips Facebook doesn’t need any more bad press, but here we go again. According to a report by Bloomberg, the company paid hundreds of contractors to transcribe audio snippets from your conversations within its services – without making it sufficiently clear these clips were being recorded. Other tech gia...
04:32, 08/14/2019

Facebook tests paid video subscriptions, starting with CollegeHumor Facebook is testing a new video subscription service in Watch. You'd be forgiven for confusing this news with the announcement of "fan subscriptions," which Facebook made last month, but no, video subscriptions is an entirely separate thing....
18:16, 08/08/2019

$20m compensation paid to family of woman shot dead by police The US city of Minneapolis will pay $20m (£15m) compensation to the family of an unarmed woman who was shot and killed by a police officer outside her home....
01:32, 05/04/2019

Cuomo in spat with female Assembly members over paid surrogacy law Gov. Andrew Cuomo singled out three female Assembly members by name Tuesday for holding up a vote to legalize surrogacy contracts that pay a woman for carrying someone's child....
05:16, 06/12/2019

Taylor Swift named world's highest paid celebrity The singer has reportedly earned $185m in the last year in Forbes’ annual list of highest-paid stars, followed closely by Kylie Jenner and Kanye WestSinger Taylor Swift was named the world’s highest-paid entertainer on Wednesday but was closely followed by two members of the wider Kardashian clan – ...
00:16, 07/11/2019

The Angels Paid Tribute To Tyler Skaggs With A Combined No-Hitter In their first home game since the death of 27-year-old pitcher Tyler Skaggs on July 1, the Angels threw a combined no-hitter in a 13-0 win over the Mariners on a night dedicated to the player’s memory....
19:16, 07/13/2019

Gen Z salaries: Highest paid tech jobs for recent grads To find a job in tech, new graduates need to combine technical skills and emotional intelligence. Senior developers and engineers make the most.       ...
17:48, 06/17/2019

Paid Family Leave Has Stalled in Congress for Years. Here’s Why That’s Changing Carrie Carpenter started as a full-time waitress at a South Dakota Cracker Barrel in 2016. Seven months later, she had her fourth child. Before her daughter Celena was born that August, Carpenter was diagnosed with gestational diabetes. The temporary insulin deficiency resulted in additional doctor&...
13:32, 05/04/2019

In Ditching Paid Maps, Call Of Duty Finally Gets With The Program Over a decade after the original era-defining Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare, Activision said last week that 2019’s Duty will be a re-imagining of Infinity Ward’s Modern Warfare series. Along with the campaign trailer that dropped on May 30, the community also received a dash of hope that Activisio...
02:16, 06/04/2019

Judge won't return R. Kelly bond money to woman who paid it A judge in R. Kelly's Illinois sexual assault case has refused to give $100,000 in bail money back to a Kelly friend who paid it in February to secure the singer's release from county jail....
15:33, 09/18/2019

Dad reaches historic paid leave settlement with JPMorgan Chase JPMorgan Chase on Thursday agreed to pay a bombshell $5 million to hundreds of men who claimed they weren’t given the same paid leave as women when they became parents. The proposed class-action settlement, filed in Ohio federal court, is the culmination of a 2017 complaint brought by the Amer...
01:48, 05/31/2019

| Chicago Catholic Church paid $80m to sex abuse victims: lawyers A victim of clergy abuse has urged other survivors to come forward as lawyers revealed that the Catholic Church in Chicago had paid out more than $80 million in sexual assault cases....
00:32, 09/18/2019

Student whose family paid $6.5M in scam says ‘hard work’ got her into Stanford A newly unearthed video appears to show the Chinese student whose family allegedly paid a fixer $6.5 million to get her into Stanford bragging that she’s living proof you don’t need to be that smart to get into the elite school. In a livestream on video site Douyu in July 2017, a girl id...
04:16, 05/03/2019

Why hasn’t the Trump campaign paid all its police security bills? WASHINGTON — “Do we love law enforcement or what?” President Donald Trump asked a cheering crowd during his “Make America Great Again” political rally Oct. 12 in Lebanon, Ohio. “Thank you, law enforcement!” the president later told officers, who he called “h...
05:00, 06/14/2019

19 MMA thoughts, including how Stipe Miocic's persistence paid off in gold Stipe Miocic insisted on sitting out until he received a UFC title rematch with Daniel Cormier. He got it and again became the champ. Ariel Helwani shares his thoughts, as well as what to expect from Monday's show....
06:48, 08/21/2019

SEC fines Russian firm for failing to disclose paid-for ICO reviews The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said on Tuesday that it has fined and settled charges against a Russia-based ratings firm for failure to disclose payments it received to publicize digital asset offerings of issuers it had rated....
01:16, 08/21/2019

ProSieben to launch streaming JV on June 18, paid version in winter German broadcaster ProSiebenSat.1 Media will launch its streaming joint venture with Discovery Inc, on June 18 with a premium version planned to go live in the coming winter, CEO Max Conze said on Wednesday....
12:32, 06/12/2019

Report: Spartans paid $1.2 million to settle Title IX disputes Michigan State paid $1.2 million combined to a woman and a former football player after two Title IX investigations first exonerated the player, then reversed that decision, ESPN reported Wednesday after an open records request....
11:16, 07/11/2019

Firefox to Get a Paid Subscription for Premium Features, New Logo Unveiled Mozilla, the maker of open source browser Firefox, is planning to offer a subscription service within Firefox that would offer users access to "premium" features....
15:00, 06/12/2019

De Blasio now supports paid vacation time amidst 2020 bid Mayor Bill de Blasio is finally throwing his support behind paid vacation time — five years after it was first introduced by a city councilman — just as he’s made compensated leave a central component of his presidential stump speech. “This is about putting working people first,” de Blasio said at a...
00:16, 05/29/2019

Join the world’s highly paid cybersecurity elite with this $31 bundle Everybody needs them, so help fill the world’s lack of tech talent with the training in The Complete Information Security Certification Bundle. Right now, TNW Deals has slashed the price on this collection down to just $31, over 90 percent off the regular price....
18:48, 07/17/2019

Source: Titans make Byard highest-paid safety The Titans and Kevin Byard have agreed to a five-year, $70.5 million deal that will make him the highest-paid safety in NFL history, according to a source....
07:32, 07/25/2019

Get Paid $1300 to Watch 13 Stephen King Movies Before Halloween Like scary movies? Dish might have the perfect job for you. The company is looking to hire someone to watch 13 movies based on Stephen King novels before Halloween. The salary? $1300....
22:32, 09/18/2019

Get up to £120 in pre-paid credit cards with BT's fresh fibre broadband deals With Amazon Prime Day now just a few days away, we've kicked into full deals hunter mode and we've just spotted an absolute bargain from BT. Offering up fast fibre speeds with a £100+ reward - BT's making it hard to say no. Obviously, while we love a good freebie, the most impor...
17:16, 07/12/2019

Why hasn't the Trump campaign paid all its police security bills? Ten city governments from Arizona to Pennsylvania say the president's political committee has yet to pay hundreds of thousands in security bills....
04:16, 06/14/2019

Ex-Sears CEO fires back at Elizabeth Warren and AOC, says severance has already been paid Former Sears Chairman and CEO Eddie Lampert released a letter Thursday saying that all employees laid off in the company's bankruptcy have been paid.       ...
04:48, 06/14/2019

India's Modi made the election a referendum on his leadership -- and it paid off In purely electoral terms, it is an extraordinary achievement. Narendra Modi and his Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) have won a clear victory in India's national elections....
09:00, 05/24/2019

Former Rio de Janeiro governor says he paid $2M bribe to host 2016 Olympics Sergio Cabral told a judge the money went to Lamine Diack, the former president of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) and was used to buy as many as nine votes....
10:16, 07/05/2019

British Steel says funding is in place for all employees to be paid in full for May British Steel is continuing "to work with all parties to achieve an outcome that secures its future success", with funding is in place for employees to be paid for May, a spokesman has said....
18:16, 05/21/2019

Google Settlement That Paid Users Nothing Voided by US Appeals Court A federal appeals court on Tuesday struck down Google's class-action settlement meant to resolve claims it invaded the privacy of millions of computer users by installing "cookies" in their browsers....
13:16, 08/07/2019

Jeffrey Epstein reportedly paid doctors to medicate ‘sex slaves’ Victims of multimillionaire pedophile Jeffery Epstein said he paid doctors and psychiatrists to prescribe them tranquilizers and anti-depressants, a report said Friday. Virginia Giuffre, who was recruited by Epstein at the age of 16, told the Miami Herald that doctors prescribed her Xanax for the th...
09:49, 09/21/2019

Get up to £130 in pre-paid credit cards with BT's brilliant fibre broadband deals When you end up spending a fair chunk on your internet each month, wouldn't it be nice to be offered some of that money back? Well with BT's most recent freebie-filled fibre broadband deals, that's exactly what you get. With BT reward cards worth up to £130 up for grabs, BT ...
14:48, 06/21/2019

Malaysia aims to recover nearly $1 billion paid out by former 1MDB unit Malaysia is pursuing civil action to recover about 4 billion ringgit ($954.65 million) of funds disbursed by a former subsidiary of 1MDB, a now-defunct state fund under investigation for money laundering, the finance minister said on Wednesday....
05:32, 09/05/2019

Epic Paid The Makers Of Control A $10.5 Million Advance For Exclusivity Many game developers have shifted to release their games on the Epic Games Store, but the upstart platform has proven surprisingly controversial. A report outlining Control developer Remedy Entertainment’s deal with Epic grants a clearer picture into the money and percentages that draw in high profi...
18:16, 09/23/2019

'Young Sheldon' paid sweet tribute to 'The Big Bang Theory' Just when loyal viewers of "The Big Bang Theory" thought they'd seen the very last of Sheldon, Leonard, Amy, Penny, Bernadette, Howard and Raj, "Young Sheldon" proved them wrong....
18:32, 05/17/2019

Data: U.S. importers paid 3 times more in China tariffs in June The Trump administration's repeated acts to punitively tax China during the long-running trade conflict is costing U.S. businesses -- to the tune of $3.4 billion in the month of June alone, federal data shows....
00:16, 08/08/2019

Prince Harry paid damages over photos of his Oxfordshire home Duke and Duchess of Sussex forced to move out of house after ‘security threatened’Prince Harry has accepted substantial damages and an apology from a news agency that took aerial photographs of his Cotswolds home, forcing him and his wife, the Duchess of Sussex, to move out.In a high court statement...
22:48, 05/16/2019

Best email providers of 2019: Free, Paid and business services Getting hold of an email account is easy. Sign up with an ISP and you’ve got one account for starters. Creating an account with Google and other big names will get you more. Buy a decent web hosting package and you'll probably get enough email addresses to power a large business, all for...
16:16, 08/29/2019

Facebook Paid Contractors to Transcribe Audio of Its Users’ Conversations 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 — only to tra...
03:32, 08/14/2019

Google paid passers-by for face scans to improve the Pixel 4 Reports have swirled for days of Google paying people $5 in gift certificates to scan their faces, and now it's clear just why: it's for the Pixel 4. Google has confirmed to The Verge that the paid scans were meant to improve the accuracy of the Pix......
02:16, 07/30/2019

HMRC outlay on Amazon over six times what firm paid in corporation tax – GMB UK tax authority spent £11m to use online giant’s web-hosting services in 2018, says reportHM Revenue & Customs spent £11m to use Amazon’s web-hosting service last year, more than six times the £1.7m it received in corporation tax from Amazon’s main UK business, according to a new report.The UK tax ...
15:32, 06/11/2019

Northwestern paid football coach Pat Fitzgerald more than $5.1 million in 2017 Northwestern's new federal tax return shows that football coach Pat Fitzgerald received more than $5.1 million in compensation for 2017 calendar year.       ...
05:48, 07/24/2019

Here's How Long It Takes for Paid Debt to Be Reported to Credit Bureaus You just made the last payment on a large purchase you’ve been paying off for what seems like forever. A celebration is in order, right? Go ahead, dance in your seat as you hit that “pay now” button for the very last time. Crack open some bubbly. Call your mom. But don’t expect your credit report to...
20:32, 07/02/2019

Florida city that paid $500,000 Bitcoin ransom, fires IT director Lake City, the Florida city that paid a $500,000 Bitcoin ransom last week, has fired an employee following the debacle. In an interview with local television, the city manager of Lake City, Joe Helfenberg, said the city’s director of information technology has been fired. Another local news outlet, ...
14:16, 07/02/2019

Why some of the world's top cybersecurity hackers are paid millions to use their powers for good There is a shortfall of cybersecurity workers that could reach as high as 3.5 million unfilled roles by 2021. A start-up called Synack provides crowdsourced security and hires freelance hackers to help companies find vulnerabilities....
23:00, 05/18/2019

Ex-Rio governor Sergio Cabral: Paid $2M for votes to win 2016 Olympics The former governor of Rio de Janeiro has told a Brazilian court he paid $2 million in bribes to buy votes at the International Olympic Committee to win the 2016 Summer Olympic Games....
17:17, 07/05/2019

Rail firms should not be paid when trains run late, says Grant Shapps Rail firms "should not be paid when they don't run trains on time", Transport Secretary Grant Shapps said today as new figures showed more than a third of services are late....
06:16, 09/20/2019

Facebook to require buyers of political ads to provide more information about who paid for them Facebook on Wednesday announced it would tighten some of its rules around political advertising ahead of the 2020 presidential election, imposing new requirements that candidates and campaigns submit more information about who actually paid for their ads....
13:32, 08/28/2019

Mozilla will reportedly launch a paid version of Firefox this fall Mozilla’s reportedly set to launch a premium version of its revered Firefox browser this fall. In an interview with German media outlet T3N, the company’s CEO, Chris Beard, said that it’s aiming to launch the new version by October, with features like a VPN and secure cloud storage. The company’s al...
12:48, 06/10/2019

Meet the secret ‘ghost workers’ paid to keep the internet safe Kala, a 43-year-old mother of two, sits alone at her home office, in the corner of a tiny bedroom, and studies her laptop screen, trying to determine if what she’s reading is offensive. Her part-time job, which she picked up as a way to feel “fruitful” between making meals and helping her kids with ...
00:16, 05/19/2019

Dominican Republic officials believe they have identified man who paid David Ortiz hitmen Dominican Republic authorities identified the man they believed paid hitmen to try and kill David Ortiz and that the mastermind was still at large and police were closing in on a motive behind the shooting....
18:16, 06/18/2019

NASA intern paid $218 for Apollo 11 tapes — but they could fetch millions at auction A former NASA intern hopes to turn one small stash of videotapes into one giant payday when the only surviving original recording of Neil Armstrong setting foot on the moon will be auctioned. Gary George was a college student in 1976 when he bought more than 1,100 videotape reels from the space agen...
20:32, 07/01/2019

Facebook Paid Contractors To Listen, Transcribe Users' Talks: Report Facebook has paid hundreds of contractors to listen to and transcribe snippets of users' conversations, US media reported on Tuesday, amid heightened scrutiny of the social network's data collection......
05:32, 08/14/2019

Jeffrey Epstein paid potential witnesses $350,000 in sex trafficking case: prosecutors Jeffrey Epstein allegedly paid $100,000 to a person identified in his 2007 non-prosecution agreement, and $250,000 to another person, identified as a possible co-conspirator, prosecutors say....
03:32, 07/13/2019

European banks have paid over 20 billion euros to the ECB since negative interest rates European banks have transferred 21.4 billion euros ($24.2 billion) in revenues to the European Central Bank (ECB) in the five years since negative interest rates were introduced....
14:00, 06/10/2019

Alphabet subsidiary Jigsaw paid a Russian troll to spread disinformation In the name of research, Alphabet subsidiary Jigsaw and a partner security firm paid a Russian troll $250 for a disinformation campaign. As Wired reports, the experiment was meant to prove how easy it is to purchase social media propaganda campaigns.......
20:48, 06/12/2019

Northern Ireland official offended by royal portraits secretly paid $12K A senior Northern Ireland official was secretly paid $12,500 in compensation because he was offended by portraits of Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip that hung in his London workplace, according to reports. The miffed civil servant, Lee Hegarty, had worked in the office for between 15 and 20 years,...
01:48, 07/13/2019

Oregon could soon have nation's most progressive paid family leave law, will the US follow? The U.S. is one of only two industrialized nations in the world without a national paid family medical leave act. Advocates want to change that.        ...
21:16, 07/28/2019

Grand Theft Auto maker has paid no UK corporation tax in 10 years – report Rockstar North made huge profits while claiming £42m in tax relief, says thinktankRockstar North, the Edinburgh-based developer of Grand Theft Auto, has paid no corporation tax over the past 10 years, despite making billions in revenue for its parent company Take-Two Interactive, while claiming more...
16:16, 07/29/2019

Jaguars corner Jalen Ramsey sends clear message that he wants to be paid Jacksonville Jaguars cornerback Jalen Ramsey sent a clear message by arriving to training camp in an armored truck: Pay me       ...
19:00, 07/24/2019

Spotify revenue beats but adds fewer-than-expected paid subscribers Spotify Technology SA reported better-than-expected second-quarter revenue on Wednesday, but added fewer paid subscribers than estimated, sending its shares down 2.2% in trading before the bell....
14:48, 07/31/2019

Facebook paid contractors to transcribe audio of its users' conversations 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.       ...
16:32, 08/14/2019

Goldman Sachs lowers rate paid for some Marcus savings accounts Goldman Sachs Group Inc lowered the annual percent yield or return paid to some holders of its popular Marcus high-yield savings accounts on Thursday....
21:00, 06/27/2019

Dwayne Johnson leads Forbes list of highest-paid actors Action movie hero Dwayne Johnson, star of the "Jumanji" and "Fast and Furious" franchises, topped the annual list of the world's highest-paid actors, Forbes magazine reported on Wednesday....
00:48, 08/22/2019

JPMorgan Chase settles case with fathers over paid parental leave JPMorgan Chase reached a settlement with male employees who accused the company of denying them paid parental leave.        ...
21:48, 05/31/2019

Chicago Catholic Church Paid $80 Million To Sex Abuse Survivors, Say Lawyers A victim of clergy abuse urged other survivors to come forward Tuesday as lawyers revealed that the Catholic Church in Chicago had paid out more than $80 million in sexual assault cases....
22:32, 09/17/2019

Cassidy and Sinema team up for first bipartisan paid parental leave plan Sens. Bill Cassidy of Louisiana and Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona bridged a political divide on Tuesday by introducing the first bipartisan paid parental leave idea....
16:48, 07/30/2019

Tom Brady gets candid about not being NFL’s highest-paid quarterback: ‘My wife makes a lot of money’ On an appearance with “Jimmy Kimmel Live” Thursday night, New England Patriots star Tom Brady spoke about why he is not the NFL’s highest-paid quarterback....
17:00, 05/03/2019

Get paid for a home loan: European lenders turning banking on its head European banks are twisting traditional economics of lending and borrowing to cope with years of sub-zero rates. With more easing expected, the lenders are only going to get more desperate to preserve their profits....
19:16, 08/22/2019

Uber and Lyft allegedly paid drivers to rally against employee status There is seemingly no end in sight for Uber and Lyft's ongoing worker status dispute. The raging debate has seen battles in the UK Supreme Court, multimillion-dollar lawsuits, driver strikes and only a few small victories for labor groups. Now, the w......
20:48, 07/16/2019

Men who receive paid paternity leave want fewer children, study finds Spain’s paternity leave was part of a set of policies to promote gender equality in the labor market and at home, a researcher saidParents who received paid paternity leave took longer to have another child and men’s desire for more children dropped, a study in Spain has found. The progressive refor...
20:00, 05/20/2019

Fox News Hosts Have Reportedly Been Paid Hundreds of Thousands of Dollars at GOP Events Fox News’ most opinionated hosts are all but registered shills for the Republican Party, but a new analysis from Media Matters reveals just how much anchors including Tucker Carlson and Laura Ingraham are making off with through paid appearances at Republican events....
00:00, 05/21/2019

House moving to provide paid family leave for federal workers Up to 12 weeks of leave available for parental or other family purposes would switch from unpaid to paid time under an amendment attached to defense spending bill....
06:32, 07/11/2019

Corey Johnson not sold on push for mandated paid vacation time "If payroll costs are going to go up, and small businesses are seeing rent increases and seeing all of these costs that are not going down, how do we do it in a way that [doesn't] adversary affects small businesses?" worried Johnson....
08:00, 08/13/2019

Epstein Paid Off Alleged Accomplices After Miami Herald Report, Prosecutors Say In a memorandum asking a federal judge to deny bail to pedophile and accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein, prosecutors say the multimillionaire transferred $350,000 to two people who “might be witnesses against him at a trial” shortly after the Miami Herald published an investigation of Epstein’s ...
23:00, 07/13/2019

Man who allegedly paid for hit on David Ortiz reportedly identified by Dominican authorities The man was said in court documents to be a fugitive who used a go-between to pay approximately $7,800 for the shooting of Ortiz, who was injured in the attack....
19:00, 06/18/2019

Cowboys’ offer to Ezekiel Elliott could make him second-highest paid RB in NFL: report The Dallas Cowboys’ contract offer to running back Ezekiel Elliott could make him the NFL’s second-highest paid player in that position if a new report is correct....
10:16, 08/24/2019

Booker proposes capping rent paid by Americans at 30 percent of their income As part of a broader affordable housing plan, the White House hopeful said he would offer a tax credit to ensure people don’t face “insurmountable financial challenges to put a roof over their heads.”...
17:32, 06/05/2019

Meet the 22 highest-paid White House staffers, who bring in $183,000 a year or more Brendan Smialowski / AFP / Getty The White House released its annual salary report on June 28. The salaries range from from $30,000 to $183,000 a year, with 22 staffers earning the top rate or more. Here's a list of the top earners and what they've done to qualify for such decent pay. Visit Busines...
02:00, 07/04/2019

Police identify man they claim paid hit men to shoot Red Sox star David Ortiz World Series champion was attacked in Dominican RepublicDR authorities say they are closing on motive Dominican authorities on Monday identified the man they believe paid hit men to try to kill David Ortiz. They added that they were closing in on the motive behind the shooting of the three-time Worl...
16:32, 06/18/2019

New NYCHA head to make $400K, will be highest paid city official The head of the city’s scandal-plagued Housing Authority will make about $400,000 a year — more than any other city official, it was revealed Tuesday night. Gregory Russ, the head of Minneapolis’ tiny public housing agency, will receive the large paycheck despite the fact the he plans to trave...
16:32, 06/19/2019

Paid family leave gains momentum in the Senate with new working group A new Senate bipartisan working group will study paid family leave, a priority that has been nudged along by senior White House adviser and first daughter Ivanka Trump....
01:16, 05/23/2019

Taylor Swift shakes off Kardashian clan as highest-paid celebrity Singer Taylor Swift was named the world's highest-paid entertainer on Wednesday but was closely followed by two members of the wider Kardashian clan - reality star turned cosmetics queen Kylie Jenner and rapper Kanye West....
14:32, 07/10/2019

Retrophin paid pharma bro Martin Shkreli to settle legal claims — won't say how much Martin Shkreli's lawyer told the judge in his criminal case that the "pharma bro" will ask the U.S. Supreme Court to hear an appeal of his fraud conviction....
05:48, 08/08/2019

NCC partners with Parkbus to pilot paid shuttle from Ottawa to Gatineau Park For eight Saturdays in August and October, non-profit Parkbus and the National Capital Commission are piloting a shuttle service from downtown Ottawa to Gatineau Park....
00:00, 07/26/2019

Best cloud storage of 2019 online: free, paid and business options Businesses and consumers are increasingly reliant on cloud based storage solutions instead of in-house, on-premise local storage hardware.Your files are stored in the cloud, which is a simplified view of what is essentially someone else's infrastructure (data center, server, hard drive, connect...
21:00, 05/10/2019

Want to get paid to drink beer? Natural Light looking to hire summer intern TUCSON – Want to get paid to drink beer? Natural Light may be able to help. The company is looking to hire a “Natty Intern” this summer to attend sporting events, travel to various events, create social media content, design promotion products and most obviously, do some “pro...
06:48, 05/11/2019

Billionaire Joe Tsai paid $3.38B for Brooklyn Nets and Barclays Center: sources Taiwanese Canadian businessman Joe Tsai is officially the new owner of the Brooklyn Nets basketball team, which is gearing up for a new season with star players Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving. Russian billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov on Friday announced that he sold his remaining 51 percent stake in the...
02:32, 08/17/2019

Multi-millionaire businessman who paid off sex accusers wins secrecy order A multi-millionaire businessman has been allowed to remain anonymous after he faced sexual harassment and assault allegations in an employment case, it has been reported....
12:33, 07/06/2019

Neil Armstrong's family 'paid $6m by hospital' in wrongful death claim Settlement reportedly reveals hospital’s fears of adverse publicity over family’s allegations of botched surgery A hospital has paid the estate of astronaut Neil Armstrong $6m in a confidential agreement to settle allegations that post-surgical complications led to his death seven years ago, accordi...
09:32, 07/24/2019

Streaming service Spotify hits 100 million paid user mark Music streaming service Spotify says the number of its paying subscribers has hit 100 million for the first time, up 32% on the year and almost twice the latest figures for Apple Music...
17:16, 04/29/2019

‘We weren’t raised like that’: Meet the kindhearted cops who paid for shoplifter’s food “We weren’t raised like that,” a kindhearted NYPD lieutenant explained Friday, when asked why he and two fellow bike cops did not arrest a hungry shoplifter at a Whole Foods in Union Square — instead, paying for her lunch. The compassionate Fourth of July gesture is winning p...
02:34, 07/06/2019

Amazon paid a Trump fundraiser $70,000 per quarter to lobby against counterfeit vendors From July 2018 until March 2019, Amazon paid Ballard Partners up to $70,000 each quarter to combat in the import of counterfeit goods.        ...
13:00, 06/05/2019

MAGA Millions: Kanye West Named Highest-Paid Hip-Hop Act of 2019 After pledging allegiance to his lord and savior Donald Trump, Kanye West earned the eternal scorn of the black community and it’s been a bumpy ride ever since....
21:48, 09/19/2019

Wisconsin Economic Development Group Paid for Jobs Added in Other States The Wisconsin group that negotiated $3 billion in tax incentives for Foxconn Technology Group has problematic oversight practices, a state audit has found, highlighting fresh concerns about the costly incentives states use to attract economic growth....
15:16, 06/11/2019

Philadelphia refiner pre-paid employee vacation in advance of layoffs: sources Philadelphia Energy Solutions overnight pre-paid some employees vacation compensation in advance of anticipated layoffs and the expected closure of its 335,000-barrel-per-day refinery complex, according to sources familiar with the plans....
17:48, 06/26/2019

Porn star Lynn Pleasant allegedly paid ‘hitman’ to have son’s dad killed Pornhub star Lynn Pleasant could face up to 10 years in prison for paying a “hitman” $4,875 to murder her son’s father. The 31-year-old’s plot was revealed when the hitman she paid turned out to be an undercover police officer. The adult film star, whose real name is Katrina ...
05:48, 08/07/2019

Dominican Republic prosecutors identify alleged man who paid for hit on David Ortiz Dominican authorities identified the man they believe paid hit men to try and kill David Ortiz, adding that they were closing in on the motive.       ...
19:32, 06/18/2019

U.K. Foreign Secretary Says Saudi Arabia Has Paid the Price for Khashoggi Killing British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt says Saudi Arabia has paid the diplomatic price for the murder of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi. In a keynote speech at the Global Conference for Media Freedom in London on Tuesday, Hunt said governments acting together can “impose a diplomatic...
04:16, 07/12/2019

Super Mario Maker 2’s paid online mode won’t let you matchmake with friends A first for any Super Mario game: online play. This expands upon the local-multiplayer insanity of the New Super Mario Bros. series. [credit: Nintendo ] Most of the news to come out of a re...
23:48, 05/28/2019

Elizabeth Warren Unveils Plan for Getting Women of Color Paid More Fairly Sen. Elizabeth Warren—who in this muddled primary has definitely distinguished herself as the Candidate with Plans—on Friday unveiled a proposal to close the gender pay gap, with a particular focus on women of color....
20:00, 07/05/2019

How to use Southwest's Companion Pass, which gets you two-for-one travel on both paid flights and award tickets Chris Parypa Photography/shutterstock The Southwest Companion Pass allows you to fly with a companion for only the cost of taxes and fees. You need to earn 110,000 qualifying points in a calendar year to earn the pass, and points from Southwest credit cards like the Southwest Rapid Rewards Priority...
18:48, 09/17/2019

Dominican Republic Officials Identify Man Who Allegedly Paid For Hit On David Ortiz Prosecutors in the Dominican Republic identified several new suspects yesterday in the David Ortiz shooting case, including the man they say planned to pay the hitmen who shot Ortiz at the Dial Bar and Lounge on June 9. Court documents obtained by the Boston Globe claim Alberto Miguel Rodríguez Mota...
21:00, 06/18/2019

Senate bill would ban paid loot boxes in games aimed at kids Efforts to crack down on loot boxes in the US might be underway in earnest. Senator Josh Hawley has introduced a bill, the Protecting Children from Abusive Games Act, that would bar games from including paid loot boxes, pay-to-win mechanics and othe......
23:16, 05/08/2019

Former French Justice minister Dati probed over fees paid by Renault-Nissan Former French Justice Minister Rachida Dati is being probed over consulting fees she has received from the Renault-Nissan strategic partnership, France's financial prosecutor office said on Tuesday....
02:16, 06/05/2019

Spotify revenue beats on higher paid subscriber addition, shares rise Spotify Technology SA reported a better-than-expected rise in first-quarter revenue on Monday as the music streaming company hit 100 million paid subscribers for its premium service, sending its shares up nearly 5 percent....
14:32, 04/29/2019

Lamar Odom slept with up to 6 women a week, paid for ‘plenty of abortions’: book Lamar Odom, the former NBA star and ex-husband of Khloe Kardashian, reportedly opened up in his new book “Darkness to Light” about “demons” that tormented him in the past and his empty flings with women in an effort to “fill a void.”...
07:48, 05/29/2019

Assassin’s Creed Odyssey’s Final Paid Expansion Is Terrific If You Like The Weird Stuff The most dedicated players of 2009’s Assassin’s Creed II could stray from the Italian Renaissance adventures of Ezio Auditore to solve puzzles that unlocked a 37-second video of a naked Adam and Eve running through a high-tech city in some unknown year BC. That’s the kind of stuff they used to put i...
22:48, 07/22/2019

Spotify shares jump after it hits 100 million paid subscribers for its premium service Spotify Technology reported a better-than-expected rise in first-quarter revenue as the music streaming company hit 100 million paid subscribers for its premium service....
13:32, 04/29/2019

Amazon paid a Trump fundraiser to lobby against vendors who sell counterfeit goods Brian Ballard, a leading fundraiser in Florida for Trump, has been lobbying members of Trump's administration and Congress on Amazon's behalf to fight back against third party vendors who are selling fake products to their customers....
23:48, 06/04/2019

Documents Reveal How Trump's Team Paid Hush Money To Stormy Daniels Documents released by a judge's order on Thursday detailed a flurry of communications involving Donald Trump, his campaign team, personal lawyer Michael Cohen and others to engineer hush-money......
21:00, 07/18/2019

Justin Sun paid $4.57M to shill TRON to Warren Buffet, Twitter trolled him mercilessly Justin Sun revealed he’s paid millions of dollars for a lunch date with investing legend Warren Buffet. As expected, Crypto-Twitter had lots to say. Sun, founder of the TRON blockchain and BitTorrent CEO, confirmed the ball-twisting $4.57 million bid late yesterday, a new record for the annual aucti...
17:16, 06/04/2019

Paid federal family leave faces Senate uncertainty after ‘huge win’ in House The House last week approved the first federally funded paid family medical leave program, but with almost no Republican support. Now its fate in the Senate is uncertain....
12:48, 07/17/2019

FBI: Tech company Asurion paid $300K ransom after private data was stolen A data thief at Asurion thief threatened to leak "sensitive data" on thousands of the company's employees and more than one million customers.       ...
18:32, 08/15/2019

Hospital paid Neil Armstrong's family $6 million settlement after his death His family publicly said he suffered complications from surgery. But his sons privately claimed Mercy Health made a string of lethal mistakes.        ...
02:32, 07/24/2019

Kei Nishikori joins Federer and Djokovic as one of highest-paid tennis players in the world Kei Nishikori, a professional Japanese tennis player, is number 35 on Forbes' World's Highest-Paid Athletes List with earnings of $37.3 million for 2019....
00:32, 06/14/2019