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  1. The Week in Gossip: Sean Penn’s Adoption, Ronaldo Gets Dump...

    Juliet Litman

    Remember when Charlize Theron was dating Stuart Townsend, split up with him, and then vowed not to marry until gay marriage was legal? That was the Charlize Theron of the aughts. She seemed principled and grounded. The most well-known thing...

    Blog | January 29, 2015
  2. NFLPA files grievance against NFL, challenges personal conduct po...

    Adam Schefter

    The NFL Players Association filed a non-injury expedited grievance against the NFL on Thursday to challenge the league's adoption of a new personal conduct policy.

    Story | Conversation | January 23, 2015
  3. Few New Parents Get Paid Time Off

    The Obama administration on Wednesday evening to give more Americans access to paid family leave. Right now, the vast majority of workers don't get paid if they take time off after the birth or adoption of a child. A significant minority d...

    Blog | January 15, 2015
  4. How A Former NCAA Champ Is Trying To Rescue Her Child From Africa...

    Mackenzie Lobby Havey

    For two years, Missy Rock hasn't been able to get her daughter out of an orphanage in the Democratic Republic of Congo. So the former NCAA champion is attacking the problem the best way she knows how: by running the Twin Cities Marathon.

    Story | Conversation | October 03, 2014
  5. English FA should consider adopting Rooney Rule, Rio Ferdinand sa...

    Kevin Palmer

    LONDON -- Rio Ferdinand believes retiring black footballers will soon get the opportunities they crave to make a move into management, but he suggests the adoption of a quota system similar to the NFL's Rooney Rule -- to encourage the recruitment of ...

    Story | Conversation | October 02, 2014
  6. IOC adds anti-discrimination to host contract

    The International Olympic Committee has added an anti-discrimination clause to its host city contract, hoping to avoid a repeat of the turmoil caused at the Sochi Olympics when Russia passed a law prohibiting so-called gay "propaganda" before the Games.

    Story | Conversation | September 24, 2014
  7. IOC President Thomas Bach says baseball could return

    The adoption of a more flexible approach to the Olympic program could allow for the return of baseball and other sports that have been dropped from the games, International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach said Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | September 19, 2014
  8. Chelsea struggling to shine in Brazil

    Phil Lythell

    Chelsea

    Blog | June 25, 2014
  9. espnW -- Timing, luck, faith -- and a half marathon -- reunite a ...

    Peter Kerasotis

    Timing, luck, faith -- and a half marathon -- reunite a mother and daughter separated by adoption more than 40 years ago.

    Story | Conversation | January 14, 2014
  10. Jury still out on Chile's adoption of Euro calendar

    Tim Vickery

    The other European leagues are getting back to work, and English football is no longer the only show in town. It was for a while, though. Those Christmas and New Year games are an important part of the local tradition. Some argue that it would be ...

    Blog | January 07, 2014
  11. George Mitchell, Penn State Nittany Lions integrity monitor, prai...

    The independent monitor who's tracking Penn State's adoption of reforms in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky scandal says in an annual progress report that the university is making notable progress.

    Story | Conversation | September 07, 2013
  12. The Designated Player: Sporting K.C., Real Salt Lake, and MLS's M...

    Graham Parker

    One of the rewards of following a league closely over time is watching the organic development of rivalries. I'm not talking about the preset rivalries of geography, or, in a relatively new league like MLS, the wholesale adoption of rivalries from ot...

    Blog | July 26, 2013
  13. MLB -- Designated hitter will spread to NL

    Jayson Stark

    Thanks to daily interleague play and a number of other factors, the adoption of the DH by the NL is only a matter of time.

    Story | Conversation | April 10, 2013
  14. It's time for NL to adopt the DH

    Christina Kahrl

    So here we are: Two days from Ron Blomberg Day, the anniversary of baseball's partial adoption of an overdue innovation, the designated hitter. Forty years on, and we still have the two leagues playing by different rules. Imagine the NBA with one con...

    Blog | April 04, 2013
  15. Following up: Adoption subject revisited

    Mike Sando

    The column Rick Reilly wrote about adoption during Super Bowl week encouraged San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick to meet with his birth mother. The birth mother, Heidi Russo, did not speak with Reilly for the piece. Her subsequent co...

    Blog | February 25, 2013
  16. Big Ten shores up a weakness with latest expansion -- college foo...

    Gene Wojciechowski

    Now that the Big Ten is ready to expand with Maryland and Rutgers, a big question remains: is it done adding?

    Story | Conversation | November 19, 2012