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  1. Losing Benefits Isn't Prodding Unemployed Back to Work

    The cutoff of federal unemployment benefits doesn't seem to be helping the long-term unemployed get back to work. More than a million Americans saw their unemployment benefits expire at the start of the year, after Congress failed to ren...

    Blog | April 14, 2014
  2. Vance McAllister's Days in Congress Are Probably Numbered

    Rep. Vance McAllister of Louisiana is feeling the heat after he was caught on camera kissing a married staffer, with some Republican Party officials of almost five months to resign. But what are&...

    Blog | April 11, 2014
  3. Racing exempt in proposed online gambling ban

    Legislation has been introduced in Congress to amend the 1961 Federal Wire Act to ban all forms of interstate wagering except horse racing.

    Story | Conversation | April 11, 2014
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  5. 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
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  7. 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
  8. 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
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  10. Commissioner Adam Silver says NBA jerseys to have sponsor logos i...

    Darren Rovell

    Get ready to see sponsor logos on NBA jerseys, likely within five years, NBA commissioner Adam Silver said Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | March 20, 2014
  11. Senator threatens NFL's tax-exempt status over Washington Redskin...

    John Keim

    Two members of Congress will send a letter to NFL commissioner Roger Goodell on Monday, telling him to publicly announce support for a name change -- and that the NFL can no longer ignore the issue.

    Story | Conversation | February 10, 2014
  12. U.S. lawmakers raise safety concerns about Sochi Olympics

    Members of Congress expressed serious concerns Sunday about the safety of Americans at next month's Olympics in Russia and said Moscow needs to cooperate more on security.

    Story | Conversation | January 19, 2014
  13. Two fencing team events cut from Rio Games

    The men's saber team event and the women's foil team event have been dropped for the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

    Story | Conversation | November 29, 2013
  14. UK athlete hopes to hit Jackpot

    Bill Finley

    When it comes to sports, the University of Kentucky is known for great basketball teams, lousy football teams and someday, maybe, for a horse named Casiguapo.

    Story | Conversation | November 22, 2013
  15. Congress, please save racing from itself

    Bill Finley

    It's been a while since the panel has convened and the members might want to know what's been going on lately in horse racing. It hasn't been good.

    Story | Conversation | November 16, 2013
  16. Design and budget for Atlanta Falcons stadium approved

    Officials have approved the design and a preliminary $1.2 billion budget for a new Atlanta Falcons stadium.

    Story | Conversation | October 29, 2013
  17. Adding a name to USC coaching derby

    Steve Bisheff

    They're only college football opinions, but at least they're all mine: -- What this week's Miami ruling proved is that the only organization in America more dysfunctional than Congress is the NCAA. -- Losing nine scholarships compared to USC's ...

    Blog | October 24, 2013
  18. 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
  19. 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