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  1. 'Change the Mascot' campaign puts pressure on NFL, Washington Red...

    A U.S. senator says she will introduce a bill to eliminate the NFL's tax-exempt status because the league has not taken action over the Washington Redskins name.

    Story | Conversation | September 16, 2014
  2. 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
  3. Examining NFL's tax-exempt status, as challenged by U.S. Senator ...

    Kristi Dosh

    Examining NFL's tax-exempt status, as challenged by U.S. Senator Tom Coburn

    Story | Conversation | June 04, 2013
  4. NHRA could come under scrutiny from IRS

    A longtime NHRA member filed an anonymous complaint with the IRS, claiming the drag racing organization has been operating more like a commercial business instead of furthering the sport.

    Story | Conversation | January 28, 2011
  5. Report: Pro-playoff group alleges three BCS bowls violated tax-ex...

    Opponents of how college football crowns its champion accused three of the nation's premier bowls of violating their tax-exempt status by paying excessive salaries and perks, providing "sweetheart loans" and doing undisclosed lobbying.

    Story | Conversation | September 22, 2010
  6. Brand to Congress: NCAA deserves tax-exempt status

    The NCAA defended its federal tax-exempt status, saying its purpose is still educational despite the money that men's football and basketball receives from television contracts.

    Story | Conversation | November 15, 2006
  7. NCAA responds to Congress about tax-exempt status

    The NCAA defended its tax-exempt status Monday in a 25-page response to questions from the chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee.

    Story | Conversation | November 13, 2006
  8. NCAA's Tax Exempt Status in the Crosshairs

    Henry Abbott

    Must-read Michael McCann post about how the NCAA's tax exempt status hardly seems justifiable (given the educational mission of the NCAA, and the vast income from the March tournament--read his post for details). McCann quotes a tax expert saying, es...

    Blog | October 05, 2006
  9. Congressman asks NCAA to justify tax-exempt status

    An influential member of Congress is questioning whether the NCAA, with its multimillion-dollar television contracts and million-dollar coaches, deserves its tax-exempt status.

    Story | Conversation | October 04, 2006