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  1. Congress hikes scrutiny on NCAA's actions

    Rick Klein and Andy Katz

    Congressional scrutiny of the NCAA's handling of athletics is growing, with members of Congress asking pointed questions of top officials over the treatment and benefits offered to student-athletes.

    Story | Conversation | June 24, 2014
  2. Northwestern Wildcats athletes take labor cause to Capitol Hill

    Northwestern University athletes trying to unionize presented their case to lawmakers Wednesday after a federal agency said they have the same rights to bargain collectively as other workers.

    Story | Conversation | April 02, 2014
  3. Northwestern reps to visit Congress

    Tom Farrey

    The leaders who are attempting to unionize Northwestern football players will take their case to Capitol Hill lawmakers, aiming to protect the historic victory union organizers achieved last week. Ramogi Huma, president of the College Athletes Pla...

    Blog | March 30, 2014
  4. Northwestern Wildcats union representatives head to Congress

    Tom Farrey

    The leaders who are attempting to unionize Northwestern University football players will take their case to Capitol Hill lawmakers, aiming to protect the historic victory union leaders achieved last week.

    Story | Conversation | March 29, 2014
  5. Defense Secretary: Sports to continue at military academies throu...

    Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has decided that football games and other sports will go on at the military service academies this weekend, and continue through the end of the month, despite the government shutdown.

    Story | Conversation | October 10, 2013
  6. Army, Navy football ready to play Saturday

    Army and Navy are preparing to play their games on Saturday with no interruptions from the partial government shutdown.

    Story | Conversation | October 10, 2013
  7. Air Force gets OK to play San Diego State

    The football game between Air Force and San Diego State will be played on Thursday night despite the partial government shutdown.

    Story | Conversation | October 09, 2013
  8. espnW -- Lane Kiffin, Rick Pitino, Atlanta Dream get the boot, Ma...

    D'Arcy Maine

    Lane Kiffin dumped at the airport, Rick Pitino embarrassed on the radio, Matt Schaub mocked by a restaurant in his own city. Who says being a sports figure is easy? This week dished up full servings of humiliation.

    Story | Conversation | October 04, 2013
  9. Army-Boston College, Navy-Air Force to play Saturday

    Football is on for Army, Navy and Air Force this weekend although some other service academy sports are still suspended because of the government shutdown.

    Story | Conversation | October 03, 2013
  10. Army Black Knights, Air Force Falcons, Navy Midshipmen will play ...

    The Air Force-Navy and Army-Boston College football games will be played Saturday after receiving official approval from the secretary of defense Wednesday, a source told ESPN's Brett McMurphy.

    Story | Conversation | October 02, 2013
  11. Army-Boston College, Air Force-Navy games await final approval

    Two college football games on Saturday -- Air Force at Navy and Army at Boston College -- are in danger of being canceled due to the government shutdown caused when Congress did not pass a spending bill to fund the government.

    Story | Conversation | October 02, 2013
  12. Government shutdown threatens cancellation of college football ga...

    Two college football games on Saturday -- Air Force at Navy and Army at Boston College - are in danger of being canceled due to the government shutdown caused when Congress did not pass a spending bill to fund the government

    Story | Conversation | October 01, 2013
  13. Big Ten lunchtime links

    Brian Bennett

    Quoting Weird Al Yankovic's Twitter feed: "Remember, people, tomorrow we need to vote Nicholas Brody OUT of Congress. The man is a TERRORIST, for crying out loud!" Taylor Martinez has improved a whole lot, but his passing coach says he can still ...

    Blog | November 05, 2012
  14. Desmond Morgan, Michigan Wolverines linebacker, awarded No. 48 je...

    Michael Rothstein

    Michigan sophomore linebacker Desmond Morgan was awarded the No. 48 jersey of former United States President Gerald R. Ford prior to Saturday's game against Illinois.

    Story | Conversation | October 13, 2012
  15. Nebraska Cornhuskers AD Tom Osborne going to retire

    Tom Osborne, who put together one of the most successful coaching runs in college football history before serving in Congress and taking the reins as athletic director five years ago, is retiring.

    Story | Conversation | September 26, 2012
  16. Coalition committee offers reform proposals for college sports

    A group of professors seeking reform in college sports wants to explore the possibility of an antitrust exemption, which could allow the NCAA to better regulate spending on coaches' salaries and other costs.

    Story | Conversation | March 08, 2012