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  1. Ex-technical inspector files complaint, claiming discrimination

    A former NASCAR technical inspector has filed a complaint with a federal commission, saying he was the victim of discrimination, according to a newspaper and website report.

    Story | Conversation | September 20, 2008
  2. Senator on crusade for creating federal commission

    Invoking much of passion he uses to knock out an opponent, middleweight champion Bernard Hopkins threw his support behind Sen. John McCain's bill that would create a federal agency to run boxing.

    Story | Conversation | February 05, 2003
  3. Proposals would overhaul some Title IX aspects

    Universities could find it easier to comply with Title IX under proposals that a federal commission began considering Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | December 05, 2002
  4. Boosters, critics awaiting recommendations

    A federal commission studying Title IX, the law that requires gender equity in high school and university sports, is wrapping up its work and plans to issue recommendations Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | December 03, 2002
  5. Commission OK's changes to Cubs' reno plan news services

    CHICAGO -- The Commission on Chicago Landmarks has approved changes the Chicago Cubs made to their Wrigley Field renovation plan in an effort to obtain a possible federal tax credit. Cubs officials went before the panel Thursday to get a thumbs-u...

    Blog | December 04, 2014
  6. The Goodell Blackout

    Bryan Curtis

    For the better part of a month, sportswriters have called for Roger Goodell's resignation. Writing in The MMQB on Monday, Peter King told us that NFL owners aren't likely to deliver it, unless Adolpho Birch pulls a John Dean and spills eve...

    Blog | October 02, 2014
  7. FCC votes to drop sports blackouts; NFL says it won't change

    The FCC votes to eliminate its sports blackout rules, but the NFL says it doesn't plan to change the way its broadcasts are handled.

    Story | Conversation | September 30, 2014
  8. FCC chief supports repeal of NFL TV blackout rules

    The commissioner of the Federal Communications Commission says it's time to repeal NFL television blackout rules.

    Story | Conversation | August 12, 2014
  9. If Hillary Clinton Runs For President, When Might She Announce?

    Hillary Clinton's and accompanying have reignited the buzz over her presidential aspirations: What , and when? Clinton has said early 2015 is her target for a decision, and that fits quite well with trends in the...

    Blog | June 19, 2014
  10. Morning Links: Goodbye to blackout rule?

    Eric D. Williams

    SAN DIEGO - Good morning. ESPN Bills beat reporter Mike Rodak reports that for the second time in two months the Federal Communications Commission is proposing the elimination of their sports television blackout rule. Buffalo's game Sunday against th...

    Blog | December 19, 2013
  11. FCC proposes eliminating blackout rule

    Mike Rodak

    ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. -- For the second time in two months, the Federal Communications Commission has proposed eliminating their sports television blackout rule. Due to the rule, which remains in effect, the Buffalo Bills' game Sunday against the Mia...

    Blog | December 18, 2013
  12. Donaire embraces random testing

    Dan Rafael

    The recent news on drug testing in boxing has been abysmal, with three big-name fighters testing positive for banned substances in the span of a couple of months. First came Lamont Peterson, who tested positive for synthetic testosterone before hi...

    Blog | July 05, 2012
  13. American Le Mans Series driver Scott Tucker target in probe of al...

    A payday lending operation that offers quick cash over the Internet to desperate people, and the race-car driver allegedly running it, are under federal scrutiny after more than 7,000 complaints to authorities.

    Story | Conversation | April 02, 2012
  14. Hundreds complain to FCC about NFL's Super Bowl halftime appearan...

    The Federal Communications Commission received 200-plus complaints from viewers of Super Bowl XLVI, ranging from shock at the antics of rapper M.I.A. to disgust over what many described as the lurid content of many commercials, according to records p...

    Blog | Conversation | March 15, 2012
  15. FTC closes probe of UFC's Strikeforce purchase, won't take furthe...

    Josh Gross

    The Federal Trade Commission closed a non-public investigation into the Ultimate Fighting Championship's purchase of Strikeforce last week and will take no further action in the case.

    Story | Conversation | January 31, 2012
  16. SEC sues former Chicago Bears Willie Gault

    The Securities and Exchange Commission is suing former Chicago Bears wide receiver Willie Gault and five others, accusing them of a scam to artificially inflate the stock of a heart monitoring device company.

    Story | Conversation | December 20, 2011