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Opinion: More college athlete reform? That's tough when 'amateurism' means whatever the NCAA proclaims it does

Whenever the NCAA talks about reform, 'amateurism' means whatever the NCAA proclaims it does. So what does reform really mean?    ...

Opinion: More college athlete reform? That's tough when 'amateurism' means whatever the NCAA proclaims it does

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Opinion: RJ Hampton passing on college basketball is what NCAA wants, but won't start trend RJ Hampton's decision to pass on college basketball and play professionally in Australia won't upset many and is what the NCAA wants to happen.        ...
20:52, 05/28/2019

French government unveils ‘tough’ reform of jobless benefits PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron’s government has unveiled plans to make it more difficult for the unemployed to claim benefits. Labor minister Muriel Penicaud said Tuesday that the reform was “tough yet important.” Uni...
15:26, 06/18/2019

What Tiffany Cabán's Likely Win in Queens Means for the Future of Criminal Justice Reform 31-year-old public defender Tiffany Caban is projected to be the Democratic nominee for district attorney in a borough home to almost 2.4 million people....
01:13, 06/27/2019

College admissions scandal: Harvard fires coach who sold home to athlete's father The head fencing coach received nearly double the assessed value on his home when he sold it to a future athlete's father.        ...
10:39, 07/10/2019

NCAA loosens restrictions on college basketball agent certification NCAA has amended its controversial guidelines so prospective agents for college basketball players won't be required to have a college degree.       ...
07:26, 08/13/2019

Opinion: Simone Biles isn't just best gymnast of her time, she's an athlete for the ages Every time she takes the floor, Simone Biles changes her sport. She does moves no other woman has done, and few men even try.       ...
07:26, 08/13/2019

NCAA amends agent rules to no longer require college degree The NCAA has backtracked on new certification standards and will no longer require a bachelor's degree for a sports agent to represent Division I men's basketball players who declare for the NBA draft while maintaining college eligibility....
15:53, 08/13/2019

Top college basketball prospect RJ Hampton chooses New Zealand pro team over NCAA "I enjoy watching it and stuff like that, but ... college basketball is not my main goal," said Hampton, a highly ranked pro prospect for the 2020 class. "My main goal is the NBA.”...
15:13, 05/29/2019

EA Sports NCAA football game is long gone, but college players want it back EA Sports NCAA Football has been gone for more than six years but college football players across Tennessee are still clamoring for its return.       ...
03:39, 08/16/2019

Opinion: United's shock defeat means Solskjaer has solved nothing yet "Manchester United’s defeat at home to Crystal Palace brought back thoughts of last season’s misery under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, writes Alexander Netherton."...
16:52, 08/25/2019

Opinion: By appointing Grant Hill to board, NCAA continues to ignore appearance of conflict NCAA named Grant Hill one of five new independent directors to Board of Governors, but his role as a TV analyst raises possible conflict issues.        ...
13:26, 05/02/2019

Trump hosts NCAA women’s college basketball champions at White House President Donald Trump on Monday hosted the Baylor University women’s basketball team in the Oval Office — the team’s third visit to the White House as national champions....
14:26, 05/01/2019

Investigation: NCAA schools' spending on college football recruiting is skyrocketing The college football arms race is being reflected in recruiting expenditures, which have climbed dramatically among top NCAA programs in recent years.       ...
04:13, 08/21/2019

Opinion: UConn rejoining the Big East means the school has given up on football program UConn is expected to exit the AAC as soon as it formally receives a Big East invitation, which will boost basketball but means football is dead.       ...
22:13, 06/22/2019

Opinion: NFL really means Not For Long, so rookies, here's advice on reality of league With NFL rookie minicamps in full swing, USA TODAY Sports' Jarrett Bell has some advice for newcomers about the harsh realities of the league.        ...
20:52, 05/04/2019

Opinion: Vanderbilt pitcher Kumar Rocker's no-hitter in NCAA Super Regional an all-time gem Vanderbilt freshman Kumar Rocker threw the first no-hitter in NCAA tournament Super Regional play, striking out 19 in a dominant performance vs. Duke.       ...
09:26, 06/09/2019

Opinion: Rays' Montreal play has huge ripples - and likely means end of MLB in Tampa With the Rays exploring the option of playing games in Montreal in the future, it creates a significant ripple effect on the baseball landscape.       ...
22:39, 06/20/2019

NCAA President Threatens California Schools Over State Bill Allowing College Athletes To Make Money Earlier this year, two California state senators introduced SB 206, much to the chagrin of NCAA bureaucrats. The bill, which is also known as the Fair Pay To Play Act, would allow college athletes to make money off of their own names, images, and lik...
01:39, 06/25/2019

Opinion: If it wants to take next step, Big 12 needs to win in the College Football Playoff Oklahoma has made the College Football Playoff three of the last four seasons. But for the Big 12 to take the next step it must win on biggest stage.       ...
02:26, 07/16/2019

Opinion: Time for NCAA to give football, basketball players one-time pass to transfer The entire transfer issue that has roiled college sports over the last year is stuck in a morass of waiver request red tape and unnecessary paperwork.       ...
01:26, 06/27/2019

Opinion: College football's postseason schedule is entirely wrong If the College Football Playoff semifinals are supposed to be the centerpiece of the sport, they should be the last games played every year.        ...
05:00, 05/24/2019

Opinion: The candidates are wrong. It's a mistake to pay off college graduates' debt Whether you think Elizabeth Warren's and Bernie Sanders' calls to forgive student loan debt are thoughtful policy solutions or pandering to Millennial voters, there's no question the senators are speaking to a jarring problem. Americans hold nearly $...
03:52, 07/04/2019

Opinion: Louisiana-Lafayette football coach needs lesson in what 'donation' really means Louisiana-Lafayette coach Billy Napier defends telling players to donate to foundation. Dan Wolken says it shows idiocy of college athletics industry.       ...
04:26, 08/17/2019

Opinion: Florida-Miami shows what makes college football both terrible and lovable College football is back and Florida's tense, mistake-riddled 24-20 victory against Miami perfectly showed what makes the sport terrible and lovable.       ...
21:13, 08/25/2019

Opinion: John Beilein's NBA move not a huge surprise, but is big loss to college basketball John Beilein was one of good guys in college basketball. His decision to leave Michigan for the Cleveland Cavaliers is big loss for sport.        ...
21:39, 05/13/2019

Opinion: Clemson, not Alabama, now face of college football as it aims for national title repeat Clemson owns the spotlight in the ACC and all of college football as the Tigers look to defend last season's national championship.       ...
01:26, 07/18/2019

Facebook tries a new look as Zuckerberg proclaims a new era Facebook Inc. rolled out a substantial redesign of its website and mobile app, as Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg seeks to address criticism of the social-media giant’s influence by nudging users toward different types of engagement and more private ...
15:39, 05/01/2019

From ‘tough on crime’ to tough on cops: Cory Booker recasts his record The former Newark mayor is one of several Democratic presidential contenders struggling to reconcile their crime-fighting past with modern calls for criminal-justice reform....
22:13, 08/04/2019

Salvini proclaims Italy to be Washington's best EU ally Italy is the United States' most reliable ally in Europe, Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini said on Monday, keen to present himself as a strong, trustworthy statesman during a flying visit to Washington....
04:52, 06/18/2019

Kamala Harris: being tough on crime will help me get tough on Trump Senator and former prosecutor speaks to NAACP audienceSeeks to address concerns over record on criminal justiceDemocratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris has said her experience as a prosecutor has given her insight into trying to improve the cr...
21:26, 06/09/2019

'I am the Chosen One,' Trump proclaims as he defends trade war with China The president's remark followed a string of criticisms aimed at his predecessors, whom he claimed had ignored China's alleged malpractice on trade....
19:52, 08/21/2019

Modi proclaims a cleaner India, but the reality may be more murky Every morning around dawn, dozens of people gather by the dusty banks of a stream snaking through Shikrawa village, two hours south of India's capital, New Delhi, to do the same thing: defecate in the open....
05:00, 05/17/2019

Alberta proclaims law that could cut energy flows to British Columbia The new Alberta government has proclaimed into a law an act enabling it to restrict the flow of oil and gas to neighbouring British Columbia, raising the stakes in a spat between Canada's two westernmost provinces over the Trans Mountain pipeline....
20:00, 05/01/2019

Trump's 4 July hijack merely proclaims his megalomania | Sidney Blumenthal If nothing else, the president’s speech on the Mall on Thursday will show how far we have fallen since LincolnDonald Trump is orchestrating his Fourth of July extravaganza to be his most spectacular act of self-flattery, his first appearance on the N...
09:26, 06/30/2019

Suspect at center of NYPD cop’s death proclaims innocence, asks judge for a ‘ride home’ A career criminal who’s accused of causing the friendly fire death of an NYPD cop — by robbing a cellphone store with a fake gun — stunned a packed courtroom on Wednesday when he asked the judge for a “ride home.” ”I had nothing to do with any of the...
04:13, 05/16/2019

‘I Ain’t No Killer, Bro’: Derion Vance Proclaims Innocence in Death of Maleah Davis During Jailhouse Interview With Houston Reporter The man jailed in connection to the death of 4-year-old Maleah Davis is protesting his innocence from the confines of his Texas jail cell....
03:39, 06/06/2019

'If you got a body, you're an athlete' - Semenya "Caster Semenya attended a women\u0027s race in South African capital Pretoria on Saturday, just four days after effectively being barred from defending her 800 metres title at the upcoming IAAF World Athletics Championships in Doha, Qatar."...
05:52, 08/04/2019

For Emma Gee, being the only out LGBTQ athlete at BYU is complicated BYU's Emma Gee, a track and cross-country runner, became the first athlete in the Mormon institution’s 143-year history to be publicly out last year.       ...
16:52, 07/03/2019

Russian athlete Savina gets 12-year ban Russian middle distance runner Kseniya Savina has been suspended for 12 years after she was found to have taken a banned substance and then provided false medical documents to avoid sanctions, the Athletics Integrity Unit said on Wednesday....
14:26, 05/08/2019

Why athlete sold possessions and moved to Italy British hurdler Andrew Pozzi talks about a career-defining coaching switch, the challenge of a long-distance relationship and the joys of British daytime TV....
11:26, 06/06/2019

No arrests in killing of athlete, wounding of NFL draftee No arrests have been made in the fatal shooting of a Washburn University football player in Kansas and wounding of an NFL draftee        ...
16:26, 04/29/2019

| Mexican Olympic athlete banned for doping World and Olympic 20km walk silver medallist Maria Guadalupe Gonzalez of Mexico has been banned for four years for doping, the Athletics Integrity Unit said Friday....
15:00, 05/10/2019

Track coach charged with molesting ex-athlete One-time Olympian and longtime coach Conrad Avondale Mainwaring was arrested on charges of molesting a former athlete -- one of nearly three dozen men who told Outside the Lines the coach sexually abused them over the past 44 years....
10:52, 06/20/2019

Athlete Gabriele Grunewald dies at 32 from cancer • Runner continued to train and race for decade after diagnosis• Athlete was the US champion over 3,000m indoors in 2014The American runner Gabriele Grunewald has died at the age of 32 from cancer.Grunewald lived with the disease for a decade and con...
13:26, 06/12/2019

Georgia athlete falls onto javelin, has surgery Georgia track athlete Elija Godwin was impaled by a javelin already in the ground during practice Tuesday. He had surgery and is expected to make a full recovery....
21:39, 05/08/2019

Sprinter Dutee Chand is India’s first openly gay athlete The runner, who is training for the World Championships and Tokyo Olympics, made the announcement months after the country lifted an age-old ban on gay sex....
18:26, 05/20/2019

Pro athlete trades cricket for a life in India's wilderness It's been 30 years since Saad Bin Jung traded his career as a first-class cricket player for a life in the wilderness. Today, he spends his days photographing wildlife at The Bison, a luxurious ecotourism resort....
04:13, 06/10/2019

Tennis Star Coco Gauff Is About to Become Your New Favorite Athlete The U.S. Open is just around the corner, and fans can't wait to see Cori "Coco" Gauff hit the court. The 15-year-old athlete has secured a wild-card entry for the......
23:52, 08/21/2019

Austrian Athlete Freed By Kidnapper After Complimenting His Orchids A young Austrian triathlete kidnapped while riding her bike talked her way to freedom by complimenting her captor's orchids, a police source said Saturday, confirming press reports....
02:13, 07/28/2019

Parents are stunned athlete son accused in synagogue attack The man accused of opening fire inside a Southern California synagogue was an accomplished student, athlete and musician whose embrace of white supremacy and anti-Semitism has dumbfounded his family and others who thought they knew him well....
23:00, 04/30/2019

Ex-US Olympic dressage athlete charged with attempted murder MORRISTOWN, N.J. — A former U.S. Olympic dressage athlete is accused of shooting a woman at his New Jersey farm where he trains equestrian athletes. Prosecutors in Morris County on Thursday charged 54-year-old Michael Barisone with two counts of atte...
13:00, 08/09/2019

UA student athlete awarded the Merrill P. Freeman Medal TUCSON –  Katrina Konopka, an All-American swimmer and Scholar All-American, has been awarded the Merrill P. Freeman Medal. The UA Administration selects two students annually to receive the prestigious award based on several qualifications, in...
08:52, 05/11/2019

Frequently driving your young athlete to games? These are the best cars for you Young athletes today compete year-round in a variety of clubs and travel to tournaments, usually with staggering amounts of equipment.       ...
16:52, 06/26/2019

Nike to Change Pregnancy Policy in Athlete Contracts Nike said it is adding language to new contracts for female athletes that will protect their pay during pregnancy, after coming under fire for cutting compensation for some athletes....
11:26, 05/18/2019

Russian athlete Savina gets 12-year doping ban: federation Russian middle-distance runner Kseniya Savina has been banned for 12 years for anti-doping violations by global athletics authorities, the Russian athletics federation said on Wednesday....
09:52, 05/08/2019

Athlete Semenya loses appeal over testosterone rules Olympic 800-metres champion Caster Semenya on Wednesday lost her appeal against rules that mean female athletes with high natural levels of testosterone must take medication to reduce it....
16:00, 05/01/2019

Sprinter Dutee Chand Becomes India’s First Openly Gay Athlete Ms. Chand, a runner on India’s national track and field team with hyperandrogenism, had previously made headlines for fighting to compete against women....
11:00, 05/20/2019

Thousands raised in memory of San Miguel High athlete, mariachi TUCSON – San Miguel High School alum Victoria Teresa Arias died tragically in the family pool just a couple months after her graduation. She was set to attend St. Mary’s on a full scholarship. Now, her family is continuing her legacy, and...
00:00, 06/06/2019

UCLA’s Garcia wins Collegiate Woman Athlete of Year LOS ANGELES (AP) — UCLA softball player Rachel Garcia has been named Collegiate Woman Athlete of the Year. Garcia was presented with the Honda Cup on Monday night in a ceremony at Galen Center on the USC campus. The junior pitcher from Palmdale, Cali...
07:26, 06/25/2019

‘Being in love is not a crime’: India’s first openly gay athlete is surprised by the support Dutee Chand, 23, a decorated sprinter, said the reception has been far more supportive than angry, a sign of changing mores in India, where gay sex was against the law until last year....
16:00, 06/07/2019

Russian model, track athlete found dead on roadside after going for run A Russian track athlete and model turned up dead on the side of the road earlier this week after she'd gone on a training run, according to a report. ...
10:00, 08/23/2019

Civil rights probe opened into transgender athlete policy The federal Office for Civil Rights has launched an investigation into Connecticut's policy that allows transgender high school athletes to compete as the gender with which they identify....
15:26, 08/09/2019

No Athlete Has Benefitted From Haryana Sports Policy, Says Vinesh Phogat Vinesh Phogat's reaction came after the Haryana sports minister claimed that his government has always given the biggest prize money as compared to the other states....
14:00, 06/27/2019

Ben Simmons becomes Australia's richest athlete with huge 76ers deal Contract extension worth $US170m ($A242m)All-Star to stay in Philadelphia for five yearsBen Simmons has agreed to a $A242m contract extension with the Philadelphia 76ers in the richest deal by an Australian athlete.But doubt still hangs over whether ...
02:26, 07/16/2019

Athlete activism is growing and diversifying, just in time for the 2020 Olympics After two U.S. athletes protested at the Pan American Games, Olympic demonstrations seem inevitable. But what form will they take, and what impact can they have?...
06:26, 08/14/2019

Russian athlete and model Margarita Plavunova dies while training Russian athlete Margarita Plavunova has been found dead on the side of the road while out jogging during a training session. The champion hurdler, 25, was discovered in the Morshansky District in the Tamblov Oblast region of western Russia. She suffe...
21:52, 08/22/2019

14-year-old athlete tipped for NFL stardom shot dead at party Jaylon McKenzie was killed in Venice, Illinois, on SaturdayEighth grader had received college football scholarship offersA 14-year-old featured in a Sports Illustrated article about young athletes who would rule the future of sports has been shot dea...
17:00, 05/06/2019

Thousands raised for memory of San Miguel High athlete/mariachi TUCSON – San Miguel High School alum Victoria Teresa Arias died tragically in the family pool just a couple months after her graduation. She was set to attend St. Mary’s on a full scholarship. Now, her family is continuing her legacy, and...
10:13, 06/05/2019

Ernie Barnes: the overlooked legacy of the athlete turned celebrity artist The work of the football player who became a painter is finally being celebrated, from his Olympics artwork to his Marvin Gaye album coverHistorically noted as the first professional American athlete to become a painter, the artistic legacy of footba...
09:52, 06/27/2019

Female athlete with high testosterone level loses fight against medication Olympic gold medallist Caster Semenya has lost her appeal against rules designed to decrease naturally high testosterone levels in some female runners....
16:26, 05/01/2019

'It's humiliating for us': village disowns Dutee Chand, India's first openly gay athlete Country’s fastest sprinter praised for courage, but family and locals say they cannot accept a gay relationship Supporters of India’s first openly gay athlete fear for her safety after her decision to come out prompted a backlash in her home village....
12:26, 06/05/2019

High school athlete dies after workout drill in extreme heat A 16-year-old girl in Georgia died after running an outdoors conditioning drill at her high school as temperatures reached a scorching 100 degrees, according to new reports. Imani Bell, a junior basketball player at Elite Schools Academy in Jonesboro...
20:26, 08/15/2019

'No one can live without love': athlete Dutee Chand, India's LGBT trailblazer Country’s first athlete to reveal she is in a same-sex relationship on freedom, happiness and the backlash to coming out Dutee Chand, India’s fastest sprinter and the nation’s first athlete to reveal she is in a same-sex relationship, doesn’t describ...
06:52, 06/10/2019

Harvard coach fired over sketchy home sale to athlete’s father CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Harvard University has fired a fencing coach over the sale of his home for nearly double its assessed value to a wealthy businessman whose teenage son was later admitted to the school and joined the team. Athletic Director Bob Scal...
06:52, 07/10/2019

UCLA’s Rachel Garcia wins Collegiate Woman Athlete of Year LOS ANGELES (AP) — UCLA softball player Rachel Garcia has earned the Collegiate Woman Athlete of the Year award. Garcia was presented with the Honda Cup on Monday night in a ceremony at Galen Center on the USC campus. The junior pitcher from Palmdale...
16:26, 06/25/2019

Foreign athlete arrested for suspected sexual harassment: Gwangju police South Korean police have arrested a foreign athlete competing at the World Aquatics Championships in Gwangju for suspected sexual harassment at a nightclub, a South Korean police official said on Sunday....
07:52, 07/28/2019

Athlete Eilish McColgan hits out at body-shamers who call her ‘skinny’ • ‘Go body shame elsewhere,’ says 5,000m silver medallist• ‘I’m naturally small – some people are just slim’The Scottish middle-distance runner Eilish McColgan has hit out at people who describe her as “skinny”, telling them to “go body shame elsewhe...
13:52, 08/13/2019

CeCe Telfer's National Title Emphasizes The Catch-22 Of Being A Trans Athlete Because a large percentage of social conservatives only feign interest in women’s sports when trans women compete in them, CeCe Telfer is the most famous NCAA Division II track athlete in the country. Telfer, a senior at Franklin Pierce University, h...
21:13, 06/03/2019

As A Formerly Decent Middle School Athlete, I Can Relate To This 13-Year-Old Who Won The European Diving Championships This week in Ukrainian diving news: 13-year-old diving prodigy Oleksii Sereda has captured gold in the 10-meter European Diving Championships in Kiev, a historic feat I would definitely be significantly more impressed with if I too had not enjoyed at...
18:26, 08/14/2019

Race Imboden takes a knee and joins tradition of US athlete protests – video United States gold medal winning fencer Race Imboden may face sanctions for taking a knee during the medal ceremony at the 2019 Pan-Am Games. Imboden’s gesture preceded a similar protest on Saturday by American hammer thrower Gwen Berry, who raised h...
01:52, 08/13/2019

Longtime Track Coach And One-Time Olympian Charged With Sexual Battery Against Former Athlete A longtime and prominent track coach and former Olympian was arrested in Los Angeles on Wednesday and charged with one felony count of sexual battery by fraud for allegedly molesting one of his former athletes. The arrest reportedly comes as the resu...
04:13, 06/20/2019

Factbox: South African athlete Semenya loses appeal against testosterone rule The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has dismissed an appeal by South African middle-distance runner Caster Semenya against regulations that restrict testosterone levels in female athletes....
19:13, 05/01/2019

California boxing license returned to Bulgarian athlete who forcibly kissed reporter A Bulgarian boxer whose California license was suspended for forcibly kissing a female reporter during an interview was reinstated on Monday but warned he faced a permanent ban for any such behavior in the future....
07:13, 07/23/2019

Artemi Panarin Becomes Highest-Profile Russian Athlete To Criticize Vladimir Putin The New York Rangers’ marquee free-agent signing of the summer, Artemi Panarin, gave an interview that posted on Thursday where he did something unprecedented for a Russian athlete of his caliber: criticize President Vladimir Putin....
18:00, 07/19/2019

Gold medal-winning wrestler is 60th athlete disqualified from London 2012 Artur Taymazov stripped of 2008 Olympic gold in 2017Taymazov won gold at 2004, 2008 and 2012 GamesUzbek freestyle wrestler Artur Taymazov has been stripped of his London 2012 Olympic gold medal after re-analysis of stored samples, the International O...
13:39, 07/24/2019

UCLA softball star Rachel Garcia named Collegiate Woman Athlete of the Year UCLA softball pitcher Rachel Garcia wins Honda Cup as top collegiate female athlete after leading Bruins to their 13th national title.       ...
06:39, 06/25/2019

Girls say Connecticut’s transgender athlete policy violates Title IX, file federal complaint The complaint says that the policy, which allows athletes to compete in sports corresponding with their gender identity, has put the girls at a competitive disadvantage and harmed their chances of earning athletic scholarships....
23:52, 06/19/2019

Serena Williams Makes History as 1st Athlete to Make Forbes' Self-Made Women List Serena Williams continues to make history! The tennis champion has become the first-ever athlete to make Forbes' list of America's Richest Self-Made Women, which ranks the most......
23:00, 06/04/2019

Gap's Athleta brand lands its first sponsored athlete: Olympic track champion Allyson Felix Athleta, Gap Inc.'s athletic-wear brand for women most akin to Lululemon, has a new strategy to win more shoppers: Sponsored athletes. It strikes its first deal in this arena with Olympic track star Allyson Felix....
14:00, 07/31/2019

When is Caster Semenya competing? South African athlete to run in Doha 800m after losing legal fight South African middle distance star Caster Semenya will take on an elite field in Doha this evening as she races over 800m for the final time before controversial new IAAF testosterone regulations come into force....
13:52, 05/03/2019

Serena Williams Is the First Athlete to Make Forbes’ List of the World’s Richest Self-Made Women—By Investing in Herself She’s got 23 Grand Slam titles, and, according to Forbes, an estimated fortune of $225 million ($29 million in the past year alone, the highest annual income of her career)—and she didn’t make most of it on the court. Serena Williams is the first ath...
05:39, 06/05/2019

Family Of Murdered Utah Track Athlete Lauren McCluskey Sues School Over "Deliberate Indifference" Before Her Death The parents of Lauren McCluskey filed a federal lawsuit against the University of Utah and several administrators on Thursday over the school’s alleged failure to take their daughter’s calls for help seriously before she was murdered, as well as thei...
06:52, 06/28/2019

Former Kentucky coach Hal Mumme remembers Jared Lorenzen, the 'unbelievable' athlete Former Kentucky coach Hal Mumme remembers how Jared Lorenzen caught his eye as an shockingly talented quarterback recruit.       ...
21:26, 07/04/2019

'Madden NFL' cover athlete Patrick Mahomes wants to mark in game with no-look passes Kansas City Chiefs' quarterback Patrick Mahomes is on the cover of the 'Madden NFL 20' video game. But can his character do no-look and lefty passes?        ...
23:13, 04/28/2019

6 schools to be notified of serious NCAA violations A high-ranking NCAA official told CBS Sports on Wednesday that at least six Division I men's basketball programs will receive notices of allegations for Level I violations as a result of the federal government's investigation into corruption in the s...
04:13, 06/13/2019

Top Recruit Stiff-Arms The NCAA High school basketball player R.J. Hampton is the No. 5-ranked prospect on ESPN’s list of 100 recruits from the class of 2019, and this morning we all found out that he will not be playing college basketball next season. Instead, he will be playing i...
18:39, 05/28/2019

'Madden NFL' cover athlete Patrick Mahomes wants to make mark in game with no-look passes Kansas City Chiefs' quarterback Patrick Mahomes is on the cover of the 'Madden NFL 20' video game. But can his character do no-look and lefty passes?       ...
18:26, 07/12/2019

YOUR MONEY: Retirement reform wants more of your tax dollars now Saving for retirement is such a lofty goal that the U.S. government has always been willing to give tax incentives to encourage people to do more of it....
21:52, 05/31/2019

Qatar: Dragging its feet over reform? As allegations linger over financing terrorism and treatment of foreign workers, is Qatar doing only the minimum over reform? Conflict Zone's Tim Sebastian meets foreign ministry spokesperson Lolwah Al-Khater....
01:00, 06/14/2019

USOC leader: Reform possible with or without Congress The leader of the U.S. Olympic Committee believes the federation can reform with or without guidance from Congress. Speaking at an Aspen Institute event Wednesday in Washington, CEO Sarah Hirshland said she has delivered a proposal that would put the...
19:00, 05/22/2019

Amrou Greenidge: Coach pays heartfelt tribute to former GB athlete, 18, killed after being 'deliberately knocked down' by car The coach of a former GB athlete, 18, who was killed after he was allegedly deliberately knocked off his bike, has paid a heartfelt tribute to an "unbelievable talent who was just the nicest young man."...
03:52, 08/22/2019

The NCAA Has Caved On The Rich Paul Rule Just a week after the NCAA tweaked its agent rules in a way that sure seemed to specifically target Rich Paul for exclusion, the organization has caved, changing the rules a second time to ensure Paul will still be able to represent college basketbal...
05:52, 08/13/2019

Official: 6 schools to be notified of NCAA violations A high-ranking NCAA official told CBS Sports on Wednesday that at least six Division I men's basketball programs will receive notice of allegations for Level I violations as a result of the federal government's investigation into corruption in the sp...
03:13, 06/13/2019

6 SEC schools among 16 regional hosts for NCAA Tournament OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Six Southeastern Conference schools are among the 16 regional hosts for the NCAA baseball tournament, with LSU playing at home in the first round for the 26th time. The NCAA announced the hosts Sunday night. The rest of the 64-team...
06:13, 05/27/2019

NCAA launches investigation of Arizona program In federal court, prosecutors played a phone call in which former Arizona assistant Emanuel "Book" Richardson tells sports manager Christian Dawkins that head coach Sean Miller was paying Deandre Ayton $10,000 per month....
17:00, 05/04/2019

Central Connecticut gets 1st NCAA victory, beating Cal 7-4 FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Dave Matthews hit a tiebreaking three-run homer in the fifth inning and Central Connecticut State won its first NCAA Tournament game, beating California 7-4 in a regional elimination game Saturday. The fourth-seeded Blue Dev...
00:26, 06/02/2019

2019 NCAA baseball tournament schedule The 64 teams in NCAA baseball tournament have been set with UCLA as the No. 1 seed. Eight teams will advance to the College World Series in Omaha.        ...
22:52, 05/27/2019

UNC hits 5 HRs in 16-1 rout of Liberty in NCAA tourney Ashton McGee drove in four runs, and North Carolina hit five home runs in a 16-1 rout of Liberty to advance to the championship round of its NCAA Tournament regional        ...
03:26, 06/02/2019

NCAA tables possibility of overseeing esports NCAA's board of governors voted unanimously late last month to table the possibility of overseeing and holding championships for esports.        ...
23:00, 05/21/2019

NCAA to consider allowing athletes to cash in on their names The NCAA on Tuesday announced it formed a group to determine whether its rules can be modified to allow college athletes to profit from their names, images and likenesses....
16:39, 05/15/2019

Louisville walks off against Illinois State 4-3 in NCAA LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Alex Binelas’ walk-off single in the bottom of the ninth inning scored Trey Leonard and top-seeded Louisville edged Illinois State 4-3 in an NCAA regional final on Monday, sending the Cardinals to their sixth Super Region...
23:39, 06/03/2019

NCAA explores compensation for names, likeness Big East commissioner Val Ackerman will head a new NCAA working group whose goal is to consider how rules can be modified to allow athletes to be compensated for their names, images and likenesses....
23:00, 05/14/2019

NFL teams up with NCAA for next round of safety improvements INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The NFL is teaming up with the NCAA to make football safer. Two of the league’s top medical experts, Jeff Miller and Dr. Allen Sills, spent Monday and Tuesday in Indianapolis meeting with NCAA officials, college team doctors...
21:39, 06/18/2019

What a Kid Really Means When They Ask, 'Why?' Little kids are notorious for asking incessant questions, the most common variety being the endless, “Why?” And we try to answer them—we always swore we’d be the parent who would encourage their curiosity, after all—but sometime between the fifth and...
19:52, 07/17/2019

Labour is a 'remain and reform' party on EU, says Tom Watson Deputy leader agrees with Keir Starmer that new referendum will be needed for deal to passLabour is still a “remain and reform party” over EU membership, Tom Watson has argued, as he said it seemed inevitable that a confirmatory referendum would be n...
13:13, 05/13/2019

Boeing 737 Max crash families call for reform of FAA Family members of victims from two Boeing 737 Max crashes called for a reform of the Federal Aviation Administration during testimony Wednesday before a House committee in Washington, D.C....
05:13, 07/18/2019

Modi Is India’s Best Hope for Economic Reform To win a fresh mandate for himself and his party in India’s upcoming elections, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has made extravagant promises and worrisome threats. He can fairly be accused of fanning flames of hostility toward India’s Musli...
20:52, 05/09/2019

Sweeping tax reform plan unveiled to help Americans ‘keep more’ Plans by President Trump and conservative governors to cut taxes are getting a big push in a new report that urges sweeping reforms in personal and business taxes to let Americans keep more of what they earn and spark wider job creation....
07:52, 08/22/2019

Why Ethiopian Leader’s Reform Agenda Is Under Attack Since taking power last year, Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has been on a drive to open up Africa’s second-most-populous nation. He has scrapped bans on opposition and rebel groups, purged allegedly corrupt officials, ended two decades of acrim...
12:39, 07/04/2019

Australian PM says Beijing should adopt reform to end U.S. trade war Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Wednesday that China should reform its economy to end a trade war with the United States that is damaging the global economy, comments that could strain ties with the country's largest trading partner....
08:26, 06/26/2019

Radical gun reform may finally have a voice in Washington An ambitious agenda by the March for Our Lives activists may be the first time the majority of Americans get real representationMarch for Our Lives, the national youth gun violence prevention movement founded by survivors of last year’s school shooti...
10:52, 08/23/2019

Senate negotiations on asylum reform collapse The Senate’s bipartisan negotiations on asylum reform are dead, Judiciary Chairman Lindsey Graham said in an interview on Thursday.The South Carolina Republican said his talks with Senate Minority Whip Dick Durbin are “going nowhere” and that his co...
19:26, 07/25/2019

Congress: Pass immigration reform now to help immigrants like me I never expected to live in Richmond, Virginia. In fact, I never even imagined living in the United States. But after being here since 2017, I can’t imagine living anywhere else. And as June, Immigrant Heritage Month, comes to an end, I am incredibly...
13:52, 06/29/2019

French PM sets out "Macron II" reform drive France will reduce unemployment benefits for high earners and offer incentives to those who work beyond normal retirement age, two major planks of a renewed reform drive by President Emmanuel Macron after months of "yellow vest" protests....
19:39, 06/12/2019

Almost half the NCAA’s athletes are women. It needs to make a stand for them. As it has on other social issues in the past, college sports’ governing body should stop staging championships in states with restrictive abortion laws....
23:26, 06/10/2019

NCAA to consider modifying rules so athletes can profit off their names INDIANAPOLIS — The NCAA is forming a working group to consider how its rules can be modified to allow college athletes to be compensated for their names, images and likenesses. NCAA President Mark Emmert and the Board of Governors announced Tuesday t...
03:26, 05/15/2019

NCAA bans BYU's Childs 9 games for draft errors The NCAA said BYU's Yoeli Childs did not submit appropriate paperwork and received impermissible expenses when he worked with an agent while testing his NBA draft prospects. He has been suspended nine games....
19:52, 08/10/2019

Kentucky’s Run Ends in Semifinals, Awaits NCAA Selection COLLEGE STATION, Texas – A six-run Alabama second inning was the difference in the second of two Southeastern Conference Tournament semifinal games on Friday night as the (4) Kentucky Wildcats dropped a 6-3 decision to (1) Alabama. With Alabama’s wi...
09:52, 05/11/2019

Report: 6 men’s basketball programs to face NCAA allegations ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A key NCAA official says six schools are going to be facing allegations of Level I violations as early as next month, the next turn of the screw in the college basketball corruption scandal. Stan Wilcox, vice president for regula...
20:26, 06/13/2019

#3 UA softball excited to begin NCAA Regional in Tucson TUCSON -Sixth-seeded Arizona (42-12, 19-5 Pac-12) is set to host an NCAA Regional for the 24th time in program history and fifth time in the last six years. NCAA REGIONAL • MAY 17-19 • TUCSON, ARIZ. THE GAMES (Times MST) Friday, May 17 6 p.m...
11:13, 05/17/2019

UConn gets 2 years of probation for NCAA hoops violations UConn's men's basketball program placed on probation for 2 years, Kevin Ollie sanctioned individually for violations of NCAA rules during his tenure as coach       ...
18:52, 07/02/2019

At least 6 men's hoops programs to face NCAA allegations At least six Division I men's basketball programs will be notified by summer of allegations of Level I violations in the wake of the federal government's recent investigation of corruption in the college game      ...
21:26, 06/13/2019

NCAA charges NC State with 4 men's hoops violations The NCAA has charged North Carolina State with four violations, accusing a former assistant coach of providing payments and benefits connected to the recruitment of one-and-done basketball player Dennis Smith Jr       ...
03:13, 07/11/2019

NCAA issues rules for agents; LeBron responds A memo, obtained by ESPN, says agents of NCAA players wanting to test the NBA draft waters must have a bachelor's degree, three years of NBPA certification and liability insurance....
05:52, 08/07/2019

Iowa fires volleyball coach, cooperating with NCAA IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa fired volleyball coach Bond Shymansky on Wednesday, saying an independent investigation by an outside law firm determined he committed a major NCAA rules violation. Iowa said Shymansky intentionally provided an impermissib...
00:00, 06/20/2019

Moving 3-point line among proposed NCAA rule changes INDIANAPOLIS — The NCAA men’s basketball rules committee is proposing moving the 3-point line to the international distance and resetting the shot clock to 20 seconds following offensive rebounds. Both rules could take effect next season in Div...
01:13, 05/11/2019

Clemson football flagged for 8 secondary NCAA violations Clemson's national championship football program was flagged for eight secondary NCAA violations during a yearlong period from July 2018 through this past June....
15:52, 08/08/2019

NCAA punishes DePaul for basketball recruiting violation NCAA suspends men's basketball coach Dave Leitao for the first three games of the regular season for recruiting violations by his staff       ...
22:13, 07/23/2019

NCAA to consider allowing student-athletes to profit from names The NCAA is looking at how its rules can be modified to allow college athletes to be compensated for their names, images and likenesses.        ...
00:26, 05/15/2019

Committee proposes moving NCAA 3-point line The NCAA Men's Basketball Rules Committee has proposed moving the 3-point line to 22 feet, 1 3/4 inches -- the international distance, which is more than a foot farther than the current college line....
23:13, 05/10/2019

Kentucky Earns No. 13 Seed, To Host NCAA Regional LEXINGTON, Ky. – For the fourth-consecutive season, the Kentucky softball team has been selected as a host site for the NCAA Softball Regionals. The Wildcats earned the No. 13 national seed and will host Atlantic Coast Conference champions, Virginia ...
05:39, 05/13/2019

Louisville shuts out ECU 12-0 to clinch NCAA super regional LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Bobby Miller’s awareness of the so-called jinx that cautions against knowing about potential no-hitters didn’t stop the Louisville right-hander from being curious about his achievement. When his remarkable attempt f...
01:00, 06/09/2019

NCAA committee proposes moving 3s to international line The NCAA men's basketball rules committee is proposing moving the 3-point line to the international distance and shortening shot-clock resets to 20 seconds following offensive rebounds        ...
23:26, 05/10/2019

He transferred to be near his ailing grandparents. The NCAA denied his eligibility — twice. Luke Ford, one of the top-rated high school tight ends in the country, has again been kept from gaining immediate eligibility since transferring from Georgia to Illinois....
06:00, 06/08/2019

NCAA takes pep out of cheerleading company Varsity Brands The governing body for college sports has stunted the growth of cheerleading company Varsity Brands, owned by private equity company Bain Capital. For the past six years, Varsity Brands, which profits from cheerleading in high school and beyond, has ...
05:39, 06/04/2019

Oklahoma State eases into NCAA golf semifinals FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — NCAA champion Matthew Wolff and U.S. Amateur champion Viktor Hovland led Oklahoma State into the semifinals Tuesday with a 4-1 victory over SMU to start its bid for a second straight NCAA title. The Cowboys earned the No. 1 ...
23:00, 05/28/2019

Big inning helps TCU beat Cal 13-2 in NCAA regional opener FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Hunter Wolfe hit a two-run double and Johnny Rizer homered to score two more in a six-run sixth inning, helping TCU pull away to a 13-2 victory over California in an NCAA regional opener Friday night. Brandon Williamson stru...
07:13, 06/01/2019

UA softball preps for NCAA Super Regionals vs. Ole Miss TUCSON – After beating Auburn in the Tucson regional at Hillenbrand Stadium, the Arizona Wildcat softball team is hoping to knock off another SEC foe in Ole Miss this weekend. Here’s more from Monday’s sportscast on News 4 Tucson: ...
12:26, 05/21/2019

Florida eliminates Army by rolling to 13-5 NCAA regional win LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Jack Leftwich took a perfect game into the sixth inning, Kendrick Calilao hit one of four Florida homers while driving in five runs and the Gators cruised past Army 13-5 in an NCAA regional elimination game Saturday. Josh White ...
00:26, 06/02/2019

Billy Tom Sargent Has Strong Showing in NCAA Championships FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Scott County product Billy Tom Sargent tied for 11th this weekend in the NCAA Golf Championships. He’s the first Western Kentucky golfer to compete in the tournament. The redshirt senior Sargent was tied for the lead ...
06:39, 05/28/2019

Freshman lefty, 3 HRs push Ole Miss over Clemson 6-1 in NCAA Mississippi freshman lefty Nikhazy strikes out 9 pitching into ninth inning of a 6-1 win over Clemson in NCAA Tournament        ...
05:39, 06/02/2019

UA Women’s Golf Advances to NCAA semi-finals TUCSON –  The Arizona Wildcats women’s golf team advanced to the semifinals of the NCAA Championships at The Blessings Golf Course Tuesday, thanks to a dramatic putt from Haley Moore on her final hole. Here’s more from Tuesday night...
06:13, 05/22/2019

Arizona Baseball will miss NCAA Tournament for second season TUCSON – Despite a hot finish to the regular season, the Arizona baseball team will miss the NCAA Tournament for the second straight season. On Monday, the NCAA Division I Baseball Committee announced the 64 teams competing for the 2019 NCAA Di...
21:13, 05/27/2019

Louisville escapes Indiana 9-7 in NCAA elimination game LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Alex Binelas had four RBI including a two-run homer, and Michael Kirian recorded the final strike in a tense ninth inning as top-seeded Louisville survived rival Indiana 9-7 on Sunday in an elimination game of the NCAA Tourname...
03:00, 06/03/2019

W. Virginia's All-Big 12 Robinson in NCAA transfer portal All-Big 12 safety Kenny Robinson is looking to transfer from West Virginia less than three months before the start of the season        ...
19:00, 06/04/2019

2019 NCAA baseball tournament schedule and results The Super Regionals field is set, with 16 teams one step closer to Omaha. Follow along the entire tournament for the latest schedules, scores, news and videos....
17:13, 06/04/2019

UConn hoops gets probation for NCAA violations under Ollie UConn's men's basketball program has been placed on probation for two years and former coach Kevin Ollie has been sanctioned individually for violations of NCAA rules during his tenure....
12:52, 07/03/2019

Oklahoma St., Louisville win, head to NCAA super regionals Oklahoma State and Louisville are on their way to super regionals in the NCAA Tournament, and four more teams will punch their tickets Monday night. OSU beat Connecticut 3-1 to win the Oklahoma City regional and earn a spot in super regionals for the...
06:26, 06/04/2019

7-run ninth inning lifts Creighton over Michigan in NCAA Will Hanafan's two-run single capped Creighton's seven-run ninth inning and the No. 2 seed Bluejays beat Michigan 11-7 to avoid elimination in the NCAA Tournament's Corvallis regional        ...
10:26, 06/03/2019

Ekholm, Peare Qualify Day One at NCAA East Prelims Photo by Chet White – UK Athletics JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Southeastern Conference High Jump Champion Ellen Ekholm as well as Matt Peare advanced to the NCAA Finals site as banner carriers for the Kentucky Track and Field Teams on Thursday, the fi...
09:13, 05/24/2019

West Virginia tops Fordham 6-2 in NCAA Tournament MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Tyler Doanes and Ivan Gonzalez each drove in two runs to lead West Virginia to a 6-2 victory over Fordham on Friday night in the Morgantown regional of the NCAA Tournament. Top-seeded West Virginia (38-20) advanced to meet th...
07:13, 06/01/2019

The NCAA's New Agent Regulations Sure Look Like They're Targeting Rich Paul The NCAA, continuing its bid to desperately cling to the archaic model of amateurism for as long as it possibly can, sent out a memo to NBA agents on Monday attempting to reassert its control over whom men’s college basketball players can hire when t...
02:39, 08/07/2019

Stanford beats Texas to win NCAA golf title FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Stanford took control on the back nine of the opening two matches Wednesday and beat Texas to win the NCAA championship for the ninth time. Henry Shrimp rallied from an early 2-down deficit against Spencer Soosman, and Isaia...
21:26, 05/29/2019

Clemson powers past Illinois 8-4 in NCAA Tournament OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Kyle Wilkie and Grayson Byrd both drove in three runs, Davis Sharpe pitched 6 2/3 innings in relief and Clemson beat Illinois 8-4 on Friday in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament. Clemson (35-24) jumped ahead 4-2 in the thir...
02:39, 06/01/2019

Duke beats Texas A&M 8-5 in NCAA tournament opener MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Erikson Nichols and Rudy Maxwell each hit three-run homers Friday and Duke held on to beat Texas A&M 8-5 in the opening game of the NCAA Morgantown regional. Third-seeded Duke (32-25) is looking to reach the super regionals f...
02:39, 06/01/2019

Former NCAA coach gets 3-month sentence for bribery scheme Emanuel “Book” Richardson, a former University of Arizona basketball coach who admitted to taking bribes to steer players to sports managers when they go pro, is now the first of four coaches convicted in the kickback scheme to receive jail time. On ...
00:13, 06/07/2019

The Latest: Missouri still awaiting decision on NCAA appeal The latest: Missouri poised for big year on the field, but awaiting major NCAA decision following appeal on postseason ban       ...
21:26, 07/15/2019

Another ex-NCAA coach gets prison time in bribery scandal A Manhattan federal judge Friday meted out another prison sentence to a former NCAA Division I assistant basketball coach who copped to taking bribes to funnel college players to certain sports managers. This time it was a three-month sentence for La...
23:00, 06/07/2019

Non-conference schedule pits UA against 4 NCAA tourney teams TUCSON – With the month of March done and over with, many people might think it is time to put away the University of Arizona basketball gear and paraphernalia. Well hold on to your shorts – Wildcat basketball may be closer than you think...
02:13, 05/31/2019

Illinois transfer TE Ford to sit 2019 after NCAA decision CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Illinois tight end Luke Ford, a transfer from Georgia, will not be eligible to play this season after the NCAA upheld the denial of his request for a waiver. The NCAA initially denied Ford’s request in April, but the scho...
00:39, 06/08/2019

Kirklin 4 RBIs as Jacksonville St knocks Clemson out of NCAA OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Tre Kirklin homered and drove in four runs as Jacksonville State beat Clemson 9-2 in an NCAA Tournament elimination game Sunday. Kirklin hit a three-run homer in the second inning for the Gamecocks (39-22). He drove in another ru...
03:00, 06/03/2019

NCAA will allow wrestlers to have longer hair, loose shorts The NCAA says that wrestlers can wear looser fitting shorts next year, and it has removed all language in the rules book regarding the length of a competitor’s hair. The sanctioning body announced on Wednesday that its oversight panel has appro...
00:52, 06/27/2019

Being Bipolar Means Always Having to Say, ‘Um … What’s Your Name Again?’ Charlie Sheen, who at one time was definitely a terrible person who also happens to struggle with mental illness and addiction, once said (and I paraphrase) that most people wouldn’t last very long in his head. While during the very manic time when h...
22:26, 05/13/2019

iTunes is over: what this means for you Will my iPod still work? What if I use Windows? Don’t worry – the closure of Apple’s music app will not bulldoze your libraryApple is closing iTunes this autumn, but don’t panic: the change means less than it sounds, your music is safe and iTunes isn...
15:39, 06/04/2019

Nobody Knows What Socialism Means The title of this post is not meant to convey that I know what socialism means, so you should defer to me. Instead, it is mean to convey that nobody knows what socialism means. Nor will we all come to agree on what it means. Our grand national politi...
19:52, 06/12/2019

What "Hentai" Means “Hentai is brilliant,” reads the title of a recent Guardian article about a British game show contestant who won a round with the word “hentai.” But what does hentai actually mean and how has that meaning changed? Let’s dive into the word’s etymology...
14:00, 07/10/2019

Pope caps reform of Vatican bank with new statutes Pope Francis has approved new statutes for the Vatican Bank, making an external audit obligatory and introducing other changes to bolster reforms that have turned around the once scandal-ridden institution....
15:26, 08/10/2019

Bail-reform poster boy arrested yet again for reckless driving A crime-prone teenager — who became a poster boy for bail reform when prosecutors dropped a 2015 robbery charge against him — was arrested yet again in the Bronx on Monday, sources said. Pedro Hernandez, who was freed on June 3 when the charges in hi...
05:13, 06/18/2019

Young Afghan General Tries to Reform Police With American Way of War Coming up through elite U.S. and British training, he is a favorite of Western commanders. But his police forces are under siege, and corruption is still a problem....
09:39, 07/12/2019

Attorneys general from 33 states urge pot banking reform LOS ANGELES (AP) — Attorneys general from 33 states are urging Congress to approve a bill intended to fully open the doors of the U.S. banking system to the legal marijuana industry. Most Americans live in states where marijuana is legally available ...
23:26, 05/08/2019

| Under siege, Somalia moves to reform its army, pay troops Deployed in one of the world's most dangerous conflicts, Somali soldiers risking their lives daily against Al-Shabaab insurgents were growing weary of being paid months late and shortchanged by their superiors....
00:26, 07/27/2019

Ocasio-Cortez and Ted Cruz actually agree on lobbying reform Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez offered to “make a deal” with Texas senator Ted Cruz on Thursday after the diametrically opposed politicians actually agreed with each other on lobbying reform. The Democratic socialist wrote on Twitter that ̶...
02:52, 05/31/2019

Watch Senate hearing on cannabis banking reform Lawmakers, industry representatives and advocates are testifying to the Senate committee about the challenges that cannabis companies face in states where medical or recreational marijuana is legal....
17:13, 07/23/2019

Biden wants to reform U.S. prison system, decriminalize marijuana Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden revealed his plan for criminal justice reform Tuesday, which eliminates prison sentences for drug use, ends cash bail and puts a moratorium on placing youths in adult prisons....
00:52, 07/24/2019

| EU urges Nigeria electoral reform after disputed polls European Union election observers called on Nigeria to consider urgent electoral reforms after identifying "systemic failings" in the recent presidential, parliamentary and governorship elections....
19:52, 06/16/2019

Oxygen greenlights Kim Kardashian prison reform documentary NEW YORK (AP) — Oxygen Media has greenlighted a two-hour documentary that will capture Kim Kardashian West’s efforts to free prisoners she believes were wrongly accused. It’s a move by the network to expand its true-crime programming. The...
02:00, 05/08/2019

| UEFA postpones key Champions League reform meeting UEFA have postponed indefinitely a crucial summit with Europe's top football clubs and leagues in which controversial Champions League reforms were set to be discussed....
18:26, 08/15/2019

Pacifist constitution reform at stake as Japan goes to polls Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling bloc was forecast to win a solid majority in an upper house election on Sunday that could determine whether his dream of revising the post-war, U.S.-drafted pacifist constitution can be kept alive....
04:39, 07/21/2019

Ivanka Trump quietly talking to lawmakers about gun reform Ivanka Trump has been quietly reading up on gun reform proposals and meeting with their congressional advocates following the deadly mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton, according to a new report. The first daughter and White House senior adviser re...
00:52, 08/14/2019

Sanders, Harris pitch immigration reform in Calif. Bernie Sanders and Kamala Harris dueled Friday over Hispanic votes in California, a central front in the nation's immigration battle where Latinos represent the state's largest ethnic group. (May 31)        ...
05:13, 06/01/2019

US lawmakers look to legalize pot in 'historic' marijuana reform hearing U.S. lawmakers weighed reforming pot laws in what advocates called a "historic" hearing Wednesday, with numerous members of Congress saying they wanted to loosen federal laws, even legalize marijuana....
00:26, 07/11/2019

A host of celebrities speak out on criminal justice reform LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kim Kardashian West isn’t the only celebrity speaking out for prison reform. It was also important to slain rapper Nipsey Hussle, and to Common, Kevin Hart and a host of others. Common says a society must “look out for ...
19:39, 05/23/2019

Suu Kyi's bid to reform charter sparks rival protests in Myanmar Hundreds of people demonstrated in Myanmar's largest city, Yangon, on Wednesday in support of proposed constitutional amendments that would reduce the power of the military....
09:26, 07/17/2019

Parliament frustrates new Ukraine president's election reform Lawmakers dealt an early blow to Ukraine's new president Volodymyr Zelenskiy on Wednesday by rejecting proposed changes to the electoral system ahead of a snap parliamentary election due in July....
16:26, 05/22/2019

The Latest: New Chicago mayor promises government reform CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on the inauguration of Lori Lightfoot as Chicago mayor (all times local): 1 p.m. Lori Lightfoot says one of her first actions as Chicago mayor will be to sign an executive order limiting the powers aldermen have in their war...
21:39, 05/20/2019

Bail-reform poster boy busted for driving without license again Bail-reform poster boy Pedro Hernandez allegedly blew three stop signs and a red light — at one point driving the wrong way on a one-way street — trying to outrun cops in the South Bronx, police and sources said Sunday. Hernandez, who was just left o...
22:00, 06/09/2019

Kim Kardashian West is making a documentary about prison reform Since she helped free Alice Marie Johnson, reality TV star Kim Kardashian West has gotten the bug for political activism -- specifically prison reform....
21:13, 07/29/2019

Chip Roy finds a promising angle on healthcare reform Just half a year into his congressional tenure, Chip Roy is taking the oft-abandoned helm of the Republican Party's lead on healthcare reform. For nearly a decade, Republicans have promised to repeal and replace the Affordable Healthcare Act, and for...
02:00, 07/02/2019

South Africa's Ramaphosa faces obstacles to reform Even with a decisive election victory for South Africa’s ruling party this week, the country’s President Cyril Ramaphosa could still struggle to push through the tough reforms needed to galvanize Africa's most developed economy, say analysts and some...
14:26, 05/06/2019

The Latest: US backs reform efforts at UN health agency LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the World Health Organization trying to rein in travel abuses (all times local): 2:50 p.m. The United States, the biggest contributor to the World Health Organization, says it supports efforts by the agency’s chief t...
18:13, 05/20/2019

Inside the Stealth Campaign for ‘Responsible Rent Reform’ Landlords and developers, fending off a new Democratic majority and proposed rent laws, have adopted some of the tactics of their progressive critics....
09:26, 06/10/2019

Hariri says Lebanon far from bankruptcy, cites risks of no reform Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri said on Monday Lebanon was far from bankruptcy but failure to pass a "realistic" budget that brings down the state deficit would be tantamount to a "suicide operation" against the economy....
01:13, 05/07/2019

'More than lip service': Detroit voters look for policy reform in Dems For its voters, hosting the second debate of the 2020 Democratic primaries is an opportunity to shed light on systemic issuesFor Detroit resident Jerry Hebron, gun control and criminal justice reform issues are personal.In June, her cousin, who was a...
12:52, 07/29/2019

5G Is Still a Tough Call Apple’s surprise decision to settle its long-running legal battle with Qualcomm confirms the importance of 5G technology, but consumer adoption will take years....
15:26, 05/07/2019

It Sure Is Tough To Be A Titanfall Fan Right Now On Thursday morning, Titanfall was trending on Twitter in the U.S.—not because anything remotely Titanfall related actually happened, but because Fortnite’s new season added mechs....
16:52, 08/01/2019

One ‘tough hop,’ and it was all over the Mets PHILADELPHIA — For a second, it looked like Seth Lugo had done just enough to escape the seventh inning while hanging onto the lead. But Tomas Nido could not do the same for Lugo’s curveball in the dirt. Scott Kingery struck out, but reached first on...
12:13, 06/27/2019

Illinois State edges Indiana 8-7 in NCAA tournament opener LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Joe Aeilts hit a go-ahead, RBI double in the top of the eighth inning, and Illinois State recovered from blowing a five-run lead to beat Indiana 8-7 on Friday in the opener of the Louisville regional. Aeilts delivered the last ...
02:39, 06/01/2019

LeBron James rips NCAA over new ‘Rich Paul Rule’ Consider LeBron James unhappy with the NCAA. The collegiate governing body unveiled an agent certification program that will begin this month to help athletes who want to test the waters surrounding the draft, and the rules for it don’t seem to...
05:26, 08/07/2019

The NCAA's New Agent Regulations Sure Look Like They're Targeting Rich Paul (Update) The NCAA, continuing its bid to desperately cling to the archaic model of amateurism for as long as it possibly can, sent out a memo to NBA agents on Monday attempting to reassert its control over whom men’s college basketball players can hire when t...
05:26, 08/07/2019

Eastern Kentucky University President To Serve On NCAA Forum RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) — The president of Eastern Kentucky University has been selected to represent the Ohio Valley Conference on the NCAA’s Division 1 presidential forum. Michael Benson was chosen at the May 31 meeting of the board of the confere...
11:52, 06/06/2019

Transfer, play right away? Don't bank on it, NCAA cases show A string of recent high-profile transfers gave the college football world the impression it was getting easier for players to switch schools and compete right away. The reality is much different.        ...
11:26, 05/29/2019

Moore, Virginia dethrone Yale to win NCAA lacrosse title PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Matt Moore scored four goals and Virginia won its sixth NCAA lacrosse championship, beating defending champion Yale 13-9 in the national title game Monday. Michael Kraus added three goals and Alex Rode made 13 saves for the Cavali...
23:39, 05/27/2019

Arkansas rolls past Central Connecticut 11-5 in NCAA opener FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Trevor Ezell and Heston Kjerstad each homered along with another run-scoring hit and Arkansas rolled to an 11-5 victory over Central Connecticut State in the opener of an NCAA regional Friday. Ezell’s two-run homer cap...
02:39, 06/01/2019

UA softball seniors at NCAA regionals are sentimental to be on home field TUCSON – The U of A softball team is hosting the NCAA regionals and will most likely get a chance to host the Super Regional next weekend (if the Wildcats continue to win). Here’s more with the seniors who are getting sentimental knowing ...
08:39, 05/18/2019

The Rich Paul Rule is proof the NCAA knows its days are numbered The NCAA’s reversal on a rule requiring agents for student-athletes to have college degrees is the clearest indication yet this dressed-up cartel is facing an existential crisisThe National Collegiate Athletic Association’s risible Rich Paul Rule is ...
11:14, 08/14/2019

Daniel Roberts Runs Epic 13.00 for NCAA 110H Silver Daniel Roberts comes up short in the 110m hurdles – Photo by Chet White, UK Athletics AUSTIN, Texas – Kentucky track and field junior Daniel Roberts equaled the previous 40-year-old collegiate record, 13 seconds flat, en route to an epic NCAA 1...
06:00, 06/08/2019

Louisville, Texas Tech win their NCAA super regional openers Louisville and Texas Tech moved a step closer to the College World Series after winning their openers in the NCAA super regionals Friday. Game 2s in the best-of-three series are Saturday. Atlantic Coast Conference pitcher of the year Reid Detmers hel...
06:00, 06/08/2019

NCAA grants Memphis QB Brady White 6th year of eligibility MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The NCAA has granted Memphis quarterback Brady White a sixth year of eligibility due to several medical issues he dealt with while playing at Arizona State. Memphis announced the extension Friday. White started all 14 games last...
01:26, 05/18/2019

NCAA clears Division II player after agent-rule mistake The NCAA has cleared Glenville State’s Phil Bledsoe for his senior season after the Division II college basketball player mistakenly used a new rule permitting only Division I players to declare for the NBA draft and sign with an agent while ma...
19:26, 06/08/2019

Nike's NCAA-Themed Air Zoom Pegasus Running Shoes Are Available Now Every year, Nike releases its latest iteration of the Air Zoom Pegasus, one of the most popular running shoes in the world, in a variety of NCAA school-themed colorways, and today’s the first day you can get your hands on feet in a pair for 2019....
23:26, 07/22/2019

Arizona baseball keeps hopes for NCAA tournament bid alive with win at Penn St. UNIVERSITY PARK, PA – Coach Jay Johnson and the Arizona Wildcat baseball team came into their Friday matchup at Penn State ranked 50th in the RPI rankings. The Cats will be trying to sweep Penn State and Washington State in the final series of ...
08:39, 05/18/2019

The Latest: NCAA lower divisions to evaluate new agent rule RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on underclassmen who hired an agent before entering the NBA draft (all times local): 2:35 p.m. The NCAA has says Division II and Division III schools will evaluate the new rule that allows college basketball players to...
21:26, 05/29/2019

NCAA amends 'Rich Paul Rule' amid backlash The NCAA amended its week-old certification process for agents representing pro-bound basketball players amid backlash over its bachelor's degree requirement....
06:39, 08/13/2019

Maryland is an NCAA lacrosse tournament underdog, but confident it still has bite The Terps, who have played in five straight Final Fours, are unseeded for the first time since 2011 and 2012. Of course, they went to the national title game both those seasons....
16:13, 05/10/2019

Dallas Baptist beats Florida 11-8 in NCAA regional opener LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Jackson Glenn and Andres Sosa homered among three hits each and drove in two runs apiece as Dallas Baptist held on to beat Florida 11-8 in an NCAA regional opener Friday night. Glenn hit a two-run homer in the first before Cory ...
07:13, 06/01/2019

Mississippi State tops Stanford 6-2 in NCAA super regionals STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Ethan Small struck out eight over six innings, Dustin Skelton hit two doubles and Mississippi State beat Stanford 6-2 in the first game of the NCAA Tournament’s best-of-three super regionals. Mississippi State (50-13) s...
08:39, 06/09/2019

Maryland is an NCAA lacrosse tournament underdog but confident it still has bite The Terps, who have played in five straight Final Fours, are unseeded for the first time since 2011 and 2012. Of course, they went to the national title game both those seasons....
05:26, 05/11/2019

NCAA amends 'Rich Paul Rule' amid blowback The NCAA has amended its certification process for agents representing basketball players who are deciding whether to stay in school or explore the NBA draft and will no longer require them to have a bachelor's degree....
23:26, 08/12/2019

East Carolina routs Quinnipiac 13-3 in NCAA elimination game Jake Washer hit two of East Carolina's four home runs, and the Pirates beat Quinnipiac 13-3 in an NCAA Tournament elimination game        ...
08:13, 06/03/2019

LSU tops Southern Miss 6-4 to advance to NCAA super regional Josh Smith hit a solo home run and two-run triple to help LSU advance to the super regional round of the NCAA tournament with a 6-4 victory over Southern Mississippi        ...
08:13, 06/03/2019

Duke wins a thriller for 7th NCAA women’s golf title FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Miranda Wang won the 20th hole of the final match on the course Wednesday, giving Duke a 3-2 victory over Wake Forest for its seventh NCAA title in women’s golf. The longest day at rain-soaked Blessings Golf Club concl...
04:39, 05/23/2019

Former Scott Co. Golfer, Sargent in Sixth After First Round of NCAA Championships Billy Tom Sargent Eyes his Shot at NCAA Tournament – Photo by Arkansas Athletics FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — Billy Tom Sargent’s first NCAA Championship round in WKU Hilltopper Golf history was one to remember.   It also has him in the hunt to make so...
06:13, 05/25/2019

7-run ninth inning helps Creighton beat Michigan at NCAA Will Hanafan's two-run single capped Creighton's seven-run ninth inning and the No. 2 seed Bluejays beat Michigan 11-7 to avoid elimination in the NCAA Tournament's Corvallis regional        ...
10:26, 06/03/2019

Duke wins a thriller for 7th NCAA women's golf title ​​​​​​​Trailing in four of five matches on the back nine, Duke knew there was plenty of time in what became the longest day in the NCAA Women's Golf Championship....
12:52, 05/23/2019

ECU beats Campbell 10-3 to force final NCAA regional game GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Bryant Packard and Alec Burleson each drove in three runs, and East Carolina beat Campbell 10-3 on Monday to force a winner-take-all final game at the Greenville regional. Packard and Burleson hit back-to-back two-run doubles ...
23:39, 06/03/2019

Florida State trounces Georgia 10-1 to capture NCAA regional ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Conor Grady pitched seven strong innings and Reese Albert homered as Florida State defeated Georgia 10-1 on Sunday to win an NCAA regional and put coach Mike Martin’s retirement on hold for at least another week. “To sa...
05:39, 06/03/2019

UCLA earns No. 1 national seed for NCAA baseball tournament OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Pac-12 champion UCLA is the No. 1 national seed for the NCAA baseball tournament. The Bruins (47-8) won every series for the first time in program history and carry a 10-game winning streak into the tournament, which opens with reg...
18:52, 05/27/2019

NCAA moving 3-point line back to international distance INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The 3-point line is moving back in college basketball. The NCAA Playing Rules Oversight Panel announced Wednesday that the arc will be moved to 22 feet, 1 ¾ inches for the 2019-20 season, matching the international distance. The c...
22:52, 06/05/2019

NCAA hopes on line as conference baseball tournaments open Automatic bids for the NCAA Tournament are on the line in 25 conference tournaments this week. The 16 NCAA regional hosts will be announced on Sunday and the rest of the 64-team field next Monday. A look at the tournaments in the power conferences (t...
22:13, 05/20/2019

Roberts Sets NCAA Championships 110H Record in Semifinals Daniel Roberts in NCAA 110m hurdles – UK Athletics AUSTIN, Texas – Kentucky track and field junior Daniel Roberts smashed the NCAA Championships 110-meter hurdles record in his semifinal race on Wednesday running an impressively smooth time of ...
06:00, 06/06/2019

Kumar Rocker throws 8th no-hitter in NCAA history for Vandy NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Freshman Kumar Rocker pitched the eighth no-hitter in NCAA Tournament history striking out a career-high 19 as Vanderbilt beat Duke 3-0 Saturday night to force the Nashville Super Regional to a deciding third game. Rocker tied...
08:39, 06/09/2019

The NCAA's New Agent Regulations Sure Look Like They're Targeting Rich Paul [Update] The NCAA, continuing its bid to desperately cling to the archaic model of amateurism for as long as it possibly can, sent out a memo to NBA agents on Monday attempting to reassert its control over whom men’s college basketball players can hire when t...
12:39, 08/07/2019

Indiana hits 3 homers, tops Illinois-Chicago 9-5 in NCAA LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Matt Lloyd hit a three-run homer in the sixth inning, Cole Barr and Drew Ashley each added solo homers and Indiana avoided elimination from the NCAA Louisville Regional with a 9-5 victory over Illinois-Chicago on Saturday. A da...
00:26, 06/02/2019

Nogales native & U of A high jumper makes NCAA All-American TULSA – University of Arizona high-jumper Karla Teran finished 5th in the NCAA Track and Field Championships in her specialty event.  The Nogales, Sonora native, just missed out on winning a medal, but still was named a track All American in th...
11:13, 06/09/2019

Albert powers FSU past LSU 6-4 to open NCAA super regional BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Reese Albert hit a three-run, game-tying homer in the seventh and added a solo shot in the ninth, and Florida State opened the NCAA’s Baton Rouge super regional with a 6-4 victory over LSU on Saturday. J.C. Flowers, who ...
01:26, 06/09/2019

Walker pitches Illinois State past Louisville 4-2 in NCAA LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Jeremy Gaines’ two-run double capped a three-run sixth inning, Matt Walker threw a complete-game six-hitter and Illinois State upset top-seeded Louisville 4-2 on Saturday in a winner’s bracket game of the NCAA Tourn...
02:26, 06/02/2019

NCAA to consider allowing athletes to profit from names, image and likeness The NCAA is going to start talking about the idea of updating its rules to compensate college athletes. However, the organization maintains it will not consider any concepts that could be construed as payment for participation in college sports....
19:13, 05/15/2019

NCAA Division III school being booted from conference over athletic dominance An NCAA Division III powerhouse is set to be booted from the conference they helped found with six other schools in 1920 for being too successful in athletics....
20:26, 05/23/2019

UConn to find out NCAA decision on men's hoops violations The University of Connecticut to find out penalties it faces for violations of NCAA rules in its men's basketball program under former coach Kevin Ollie       ...
18:26, 07/02/2019

NCAA announces 5-year strategy for women's basketball The NCAA has announced a five-year strategy providing guidelines for decision making across all three divisions, the first time the NCAA has come up with a cross-divisional plan for a single sport        ...
15:52, 04/30/2019

The Latest: NCAA champion Jubb loses in Wimbledon debut College champion Paul Jubb lost in his Wimbledon debut, two months after winning the NCAA title for South Carolina       ...
22:13, 07/02/2019

Mannix immediately eligible at Texas Tech with NCAA waiver LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — McLane Mannix will be able to play next season for Texas Tech after an NCAA waiver that made the Nevada transfer immediately eligible. Mannix transferred in January and went to spring drills with the Red Raiders. A native of nea...
21:39, 05/05/2019

Ex-NBA referee pleads guilty in NCAA basketball bribery scandal A former NBA ref who went into the bespoke suit business pleaded guilty on Tuesday to paying bribes to former Auburn coach and professional player Chuck “The Rifleman” Person as part of the massive NCAA basketball bribery scandal that has resulted in...
02:26, 05/08/2019

NCAA champion Paul Jubb gets wild card for Wimbledon WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — NCAA tennis champion Paul Jubb has received a wild card to play at Wimbledon. The 19-year-old northern Englishman recently won the American college title in Orlando, Florida, playing for the University of South Carolina. He ...
14:26, 06/19/2019

Lawyers: Ex-NBA star Chuck Person was broke in NCAA scandal Lawyers for former Auburn University assistant basketball coach Chuck Person said Tuesday the 13-year NBA veteran was broke and financially desperate when he joined a bribery conspiracy that cheated young athletes by steering them toward bribe-paying...
12:52, 07/03/2019

IRS means business when it comes to bitcoin In my last column, I reported that the IRS is going after people who trade bitcoin and other virtual currencies — and didn’t bother to pay tax on their gains. In fact, I’m told the IRS sent out 10,000 letters to people who could be tax scofflaws beca...
06:13, 08/08/2019

Here's what that Fed rate cut means for your finances Everything from credit cards to car loans are generally based on a benchmark rate, which in turn is influenced by the Fed's target interest rate....
07:13, 08/01/2019

'Medicare for all' means choice for none “Medicare for all” is another name for socialized health insurance. The Congressional Budget Office published a paper on the general idea this week, reigniting debates over the costs....
02:39, 05/03/2019

What 'Six Weeks Pregnant' Really Means In the wake of a Georgia law banning abortions after five to six weeks of pregnancy, a few people—I’m not naming names—have shown that they have no idea how weeks are counted in pregnancy. Folks, on the day you have sex to make a baby, you are consid...
22:13, 05/08/2019

What Andrew Luck Means Given the circumstances, it’s remarkable Andrew Luck wasn’t playing for the Detroit Lions. The Colts franchise QB is retiring less than two weeks before the NFL season is slated to begin. There’s already a host of people, namely idiot Colts fans, rea...
20:52, 08/25/2019

The Capital One Breach: What It Means for You A hacker accessed personal information of over 100 million Capital One credit-card customers and applicants. Here’s what you need to know to protect your information....
20:52, 07/30/2019

GGG means business, both in and out of the ring Former middleweight world titleholder Gennady Golovkin sees his fight on Saturday against Steve Rolls as the beginning of the final stage of his boxing career -- and beyond....
18:52, 06/07/2019

Tanker ban bill: What it means, who is for and against it, and what’s next The so-called tanker ban bill, officially called Bill C-48 or the Oil Tanker Moratorium Act, is one step closer to becoming law after the Senate rejected a recommendation to dismiss the bill....
20:39, 06/07/2019

Floccinaucinihilipilification? RBI Governor Knows What It Means Central bank watchers were left scrambling this week for their dictionaries and Google searches to decipher parts of a speech by Governor Shaktikanta Das and minutes of the recent monetary policy......
18:39, 08/22/2019

Tax reform flooded Hamptons real estate inventory, says broker While the stock market continues its double-digit climb, the Hamptons just posted its sixth straight quarter of falling sales. Justin Agnello of Douglas Elliman joins 'Squawk Box' to discuss....
20:26, 07/29/2019

Bill to overturn education reform fails in Mexico’s Senate A measure to roll back part of a contentious education reform in Mexico is on hold after the country’s Senate rejected legislation previously passed in the lower house...
00:39, 05/02/2019

Germany's grand coalition to present bill on property tax reform German lawmakers in the ruling coalition have settled a dispute over property tax reform. A bill is expected to be presented to parliament before the summer break....
15:26, 06/17/2019

BDC leverage reform grows divide between large and small players NEW YORK, May 20 (LPC) - A legislative change that has doubled the leverage cap for Business Development Companies (BDC) is set to fuel further bifurcation between larger and smaller platforms, as many start to get approval to increase debt on the ba...
17:52, 05/20/2019

Amsterdam sex workers lukewarm about plans to reform Red Light District Mayor Femke Halsema is seeking to place new restrictions on the neighborhood to combat the excesses of mass tourism. The women of De Wallen, however, are concerned about their livelihood and their safety....
23:00, 07/04/2019

Economic Survey To Chart Out Reform Road Map Of Modi 2.0 Government Ahead of the Modi government's maiden Budget in the second term, an economic survey projecting the state of health of the country's economy and outlining the challenges will be tabled in Parliament on......
21:13, 07/03/2019

Alaska and Amazon vie to hire 2,200 to be freed under Trump prison reform President Trump's criminal justice reform initiative will release some 2,200 federal inmates next week, and reform supporters are finding broad interest among employers, including Alaska's seafood industry and retail giant Amazon....
06:13, 07/12/2019

Ukraine president plans to implement land reform this year President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said on Thursday that Ukraine will implement land reform this year and that his government would carry out major privatizations....
11:26, 08/08/2019

Renault may block Nissan reform over boardroom dispute: source Renault has signaled it will block reforms launched by alliance partner Nissan in the wake of the Carlos Ghosn scandal unless it is granted representation on new board committees, a source close to the French carmaker said....
22:52, 06/09/2019

Bill to overturn education reform fails in Mexico's Senate A measure to roll back part of a contentious education reform in Mexico is on hold after the country's Senate rejected legislation previously passed in the lower house....
06:13, 05/02/2019

State GOP blast Dems over backing controversial bail reform law ALBANY — Democratic lawmakers are having buyers remorse after voting for a law that allows many criminal defendants to be released without bail pending trial, Republicans charge. On Monday, a contingency headed by Long Island state Senators Jim Gaugh...
06:26, 06/11/2019

"10 Years Of Debate, No Result": India, G4 On UN Security Council Reform India along with the other G-4 nations today strongly criticised the "very frustrating" developments in the UN Security Council reform process this year, expressing their displeasure and......
09:52, 06/28/2019

'Orange is the New Black' introduces criminal justice reform fund "Orange is the New Black" is launching the Poussey Washington Fund, a real-life initiative to help incarcerated women, named after Samira Wiley's character....
16:13, 07/26/2019

Malaysia to reform labor laws to cut 'over-dependence' on foreigners, says Mahathir Malaysia will review its labor laws to cut an "over-dependence" on foreign labor and address other issues, the country's prime minister said Thursday, amid simmering discontent against overseas workers who make up 46% of the labor force....
10:26, 08/01/2019

Vatican financial watchdog boasts steady progress on reform The Vatican’s financial watchdog says that after nearly 10 years of reforms, the Holy See has a “fully functioning” system of financial regulation and intelligence that is increasingly integrated into the global financial system...
16:13, 05/21/2019

Ahead of G7 summit, Macron presses U.S. to help reform taxes on big tech French President Emmanuel Macron said on Wednesday U.S. tech giants paid unfairly low taxes, failing to contribute to the common good, and urged Washington to help reform the global corporate tax code....
21:26, 08/21/2019

Marijuana retailers ask Congress for financial reform, access to banks Owners of cannabis companies told a Senate committee Tuesday that they are forced by federal law to operate as cash-only businesses, making it difficult to pay taxes and creating safety concerns....
00:52, 07/24/2019

Two years into presidency, Macron refocusing economic reform drive When Emmanuel Macron became French president two years ago he promised a clean break with the past. Within months of taking office he had cut tax on companies and investors and made hiring and firing easier via changes to labor laws....
18:39, 05/13/2019

India’s Economy Needs Tougher Reform. How Will Modi Use His Election Mandate? Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivered a historic second five-year term — with a single-party majority — for the Bharatiya Janata Party this week. He campaigned in 2014 promising economic growth and job creation, and prioritized business-...
22:00, 05/25/2019

Russian official: G20 disagreements focus at WTO reform, climate change Work on the final G20 documents is not going easy, the group's Russia sherpa Svetlana Lukash said on Friday, naming World Trade Organisation reform, information security, climate change and migration as among issues members were struggling to agree....
09:39, 06/28/2019

Official over Puerto Rico police reform resigns in protest Federal official overseeing a court-ordered reform of Puerto Rico’s police department accused of corruption, illegal killings and civil rights violations resigns, says he has lost trust in the process...
20:26, 05/14/2019

March for Our Lives unveils sweeping gun reform agenda: 'The time is now' Student activists call for 30% reduction in civilian firearms and mandatory buyback programMarch for Our Lives, the organization created by survivors of the February 2018 mass school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas high school in Parkland, Flori...
04:39, 08/22/2019

Texas House OKs school finance bill, property tax reform AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Texas House has overwhelmingly approved a sweeping, bipartisan school finance bill that brings an extra $4.5 billion into Texas classrooms in an attempt to overhaul the state’s troubled school finance system. The plan a...
07:26, 05/26/2019

Rebel Bramson defeated in bid for board seat to reform Barclays Activist investor Edward Bramson lost his battle for a seat on the board at Barclays after shareholders voted against his bid to overhaul the under-fire investment bank from within....
20:26, 05/02/2019

Bail-reform poster boy Pedro Hernandez wanted by cops yet again Bail-reform poster boy Pedro Hernandez is a wanted man once again, this time for allegedly smashing the window of a car he and a pal traded paint with in The Bronx, according to cops and police sources. Hernandez and an unidentified pal were cruising...
02:26, 07/11/2019

U.S. government report on housing finance reform is 'essentially done' -regulator The Trump administration's report on overhauling the country's housing market is "essentially done" and could be released in late August or September, the head of the U.S. housing finance regulator told Reuters in an interview Wednesday....
23:26, 07/17/2019

Economic Survey To Chart Out Reform Road Map Of PM Modi Government The survey prepared by Chief Economic Adviser Krishnamurthy Subramanian is likely to flag headwinds that the economy might face in its pursuit to become the world's fifth largest economy....
08:39, 07/04/2019

Biden, Booker escalate feud over U.S. criminal justice reform Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden and Senator Cory Booker traded accusations over their criminal justice records on Wednesday, with Booker calling the former U.S. vice president an "architect of mass incarceration" and Biden slamming New...
03:52, 07/25/2019

South Africa to roll out sweeping health reform in stages A proposed move to universal health coverage in South Africa will be rolled out in stages as the budget improves, a senior presidential aide told Reuters, forecasting the landmark reform would cost $2.2 billion per year by 2025/26....
22:00, 08/23/2019

2,200 inmates to be freed from U.S. jails in accordance with drug offender reform act The measure, known as the First Step Act, gives judges more discretion when sentencing some drug offenders, eases mandatory minimum sentences and encourages inmates to participate in programs designed to reduce the risk of recidivism, with credits th...
21:00, 07/13/2019

U.S. EPA asked to consider small business impact of E15, credit reform proposal The U.S. EPA needs to look more closely at how small businesses would be affected by its proposed rule to lift the summer ban on higher ethanol blends of gasoline and make changes to the biofuel credit market, the Small Business Administration's Offi...
01:00, 04/30/2019

Kim Kardashian West locks arms with prison reform warriors NEW YORK (AP) — Brittany K. Barnett and MiAngel Cody are warrior attorneys with a mission: freeing nonviolent drug offenders serving life in a federal system the lawyers are working to reform. When it comes to the cause, their energy is boundless. An...
17:13, 05/23/2019

Boris Johnson filmed telling Tory members NHS 'needs reform' Frontrunner to be PM gives rabble-rousing speech at private garden partyToday’s political developments - live updatesBoris Johnson has been filmed at a private garden party telling Conservative members that the NHS absolutely needs to be reformed, as...
02:00, 06/26/2019

Hungary suspends court reform that worried EU, shuns Salvini Hungary unexpectedly announced the indefinite suspension of a new administrative court system on Thursday, backtracking on a reform that had raised concerns over judicial independence....
14:26, 05/30/2019

Bail-reform poster boy Pedro Hernandez says police are targeting him A teenage poster boy for bail reform who has racked up more than 15 arrests insists he’s no hardened criminal — and blamed police for his lengthy rap sheet, claiming they won’t stop targeting him. Pedro Hernandez, 19, spent more than a year on Rikers...
14:00, 08/19/2019

Exclusive: EPA to unveil less ambitious U.S. biofuel credit reform - sources The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency plans to unveil a narrowed-down version of its proposed biofuel credit market reform this month after regulators concluded many of the agency’s initial ideas required more time to study, according to four peop...
23:13, 05/23/2019

Several clubs declare opposition to proposed Champions League reform "Several European clubs from Switzerland, Germany, Italy, France and Portugal have publicly declared their opposition to a proposed creation of a nearly closed Champions League, saying that other clubs are also concerned."...
18:13, 06/07/2019

Bail reform would turn NYC into ‘The Purge’: police union boss New York City will descend into lawless free-for-all for criminals — similar to the movie “The Purge” — when the new bail reform goes into effect, a police union official said. “New York state is becoming a revolving door for crimin...
22:26, 06/02/2019

Brazil markets spooked by minister's complaints on pension reform Brazil's economy minister and lower house speaker exchanged harsh words on Friday over progress on pension reform, creating another drag on Brazilian financial assets already feeling the heat from global market weakness....
00:00, 06/15/2019

Trump’s and Biden’s dueling claims on criminal justice reform President Trump gave no credit to Barack Obama for a significant change in sentencing, and former vice president Joe Biden, in turn, minimized what Trump accomplished in 2018....
18:53, 08/14/2019

Bob Bowman, Michael Phelps' coach, says athlete voices are 'best way to stop doping' U.S. swimming coach Bob Bowman commended the message behind medal-stand boycotts of Chinese swimmer Sun Yang by swimmers Duncan Scott and Mack Horton.       ...
22:13, 07/25/2019

Tough, talented War of Will looks to wow in Preakness BALTIMORE (AP) — War of Will grinded out the Kentucky Derby in the slop, avoided clipping heels with Maximum Security and came out of the race looking as if he won. The morning after a frustrating race in the mud that left him eighth at the finish li...
23:00, 05/16/2019

Daimler CEO Says His Successor Will Have A Tough Job Daimler's next chief executive will have a tough job to restore margins at Mercedes-Benz, current boss Dieter Zetsche told Reuters on Wednesday, as Mercedes-Benz launched a new luxury electric car to......
10:26, 05/09/2019

A Big-Ass Truck Does Not Make You Tough Yesterday, I shared some thoughts on the Ford Super Duty F-250 Limited with a few of my closest internet friends. Even though I had praise for the massive truck’s capabilities, I found it—not shockingly—not great for everyday driving and errands. I n...
23:39, 08/01/2019

Daimler CEO says successor will have tough job Daimler's next chief executive will have a tough job to restore margins at Mercedes-Benz, current boss Dieter Zetsche told Reuters on Wednesday, as Mercedes-Benz launched a new luxury electric car to rival Tesla....
22:39, 05/08/2019

Zetsche says his successor will have tough job Daimler's next CEO will have a tough job to restore margins at Mercedes, current boss Dieter Zetsche said, as the automaker launched the EQC electric crossover....
20:13, 05/09/2019

Schumer: We have to be tough on China Chuck Schumer offered some rare praise for President Trump on Thursday, amidst his decision to slap a 10% tariff on $300 billion worth of Chinese goods on Sept. 1. “We have to be really tough on China. They’ve taken advantage of us,” he said. “Americ...
03:13, 08/02/2019

How EA Sports's NCAA Football video game could make a comeback Revival of EA Sports' popular college football video game a possibility as NCAA studies issue of athlete name, image and likeness.        ...
18:00, 05/20/2019

Defendant in NCAA corruption case denies bribing hoops coach A former recruiter for a professional sports agent has taken the witness stand at his New York City trial, where he's accused of bribing a college basketball coach        ...
21:00, 05/01/2019

Penn State enters NCAA lacrosse Final Four as unlikely overwhelming favorite Penn State had never won an NCAA tournament game, but the Nittany Lions are now the overwhelming favorite to win the lacrosse title.        ...
00:52, 05/25/2019

NCAA tightens transfer guidelines, limits players gaining immediate eligibility College football and basketball players who transfer could have a more difficult time receiving immediate eligibility via waivers.       ...
01:26, 06/27/2019

NCAA gives Kevin Ollie three-year show-cause, UConn put on two years of probation The NCAA handed Kevin Ollie a three-year show cause penalty and placed UConn on two years of probation, along with the loss of a scholarship.       ...
19:39, 07/02/2019

Ex-USC coach Tony Bland dodges prison for NCAA corruption scandal A former assistant coach for the University of Southern California basketball team who pleaded guilty to taking a bribe for steering players to a sports manager has avoided prison and was sentenced on Wednesday to just two years of probation. Tony Bl...
00:39, 06/06/2019

England's Jubb: NCAA title for South Carolina to Wimbledon 19-year-old Englishman Paul Jubb goes from winning NCAA title for South Carolina to competing at Wimbledon        ...
18:39, 07/01/2019

Fassi wins NCAA women’s title; Texas grabs top seed FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas senior Maria Fassi won the NCAA title on her home course Monday and gave the Razorbacks a shot at the team title as one of eight teams that advanced to match play. Fassi, the rising Mexican star who was runner-up at...
08:13, 05/21/2019

Arizona confirms NCAA investigation into men's basketball program has started Arizona could be forced to vacate wins and/or NCAA tournament appearance in 2017-18 if NCAA proves allegations that players from that team took money.        ...
05:13, 05/05/2019

Ex-Adidas consultant, agent found guilty in NCAA bribery scandal Former Adidas consultant Merl Code and aspiring sports agent Christian Dawkins were found guilty Wednesday of conspiring to bribe NCAA college basketball coaches to steer standout players to a sports management company. But the conviction was only a ...
19:39, 05/09/2019

Wolff wins NCAA title and leads Cowboys into match play FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Oklahoma State sophomore Matt Wolff closed with a 3-under 69 to win the NCAA title by five shots on Monday and lead the Cowboys to the No. 1 seed going into match play for the team title. Wolff had a two-shot lead going into...
06:39, 05/28/2019

UConn slapped with two-year probation for NCAA violations under Kevin Ollie HARTFORD, Conn. — UConn’s men’s basketball program has been placed on probation for two years and former coach Kevin Ollie has been sanctioned individually for violations of NCAA rules during his tenure. The NCAA Committee on Infractions ...
21:26, 07/02/2019

NC State receives Notice of Allegations from NCAA regarding recruitment of Dennis Smith Jr. North Carolina State receives Notice of Allegations from NCAA regarding alleged rules violations, primarily regarding recruitment of Dennis Smith Jr.       ...
03:13, 07/11/2019

NCAA says California schools could be banned from championships if bill isn't dropped The California State Assembly is considering a bill that would allow athletes to earn compensation for use of their own name, image or likeness.       ...
15:00, 06/24/2019

NCAA Suspends BYU Forward Nine Games Next Season For Not Filing Proper Paperwork BYU star forward Yoeli Childs has been suspended nine games for this upcoming season because the NCAA determined that the player had hired an agent before filing the proper paperwork with the association. The announcement came on Friday and Childs ad...
06:13, 08/11/2019

NCAA president Mark Emmert had net pay of $2.9 million in 2017 calendar year The $2.9 million net compensation for NCAA president Mark Emmert was revealed when the college sports governing body revealed its tax return for 2017.        ...
05:00, 05/24/2019

Maryland routs Northwestern, returns to NCAA women’s lacrosse final Terps close game on 9-0 run, holding Wildcats scoreless for final 19 minutes to avenge their only defeat. A rematch with Boston College, who beat North Carolina in the semis and ended Maryland's season in 2018, awaits....
07:13, 05/25/2019

NCAA's Power 5 schools see steep raise in pay for non-revenue coaches Amid controversy over athlete compensation, the rate of increase for head coaches' pay in non-revenue sports is close to the rise in football.       ...
07:26, 08/13/2019

Morehead State’s Miranda Crockett Nominated for NCAA Woman of the Year Photo by Morehead St. Athletics MOREHEAD, Ky. – A three-time All-OVC Postseason Team selection, including twice being named First Team All-OVC, and the third all-time leading scorer in Morehead State women’s basketball history, M...
05:13, 06/27/2019

The first 5G phone in Europe was unexpected - and here's what it means for you We're finally starting to see 5G phones make their way to Europe, after networks and phones became available in the US and South Korea in April, but the race to release the first 5G phone in Europe was a tight one.In the end the top three conten...
01:26, 05/05/2019

U.S. Sanctions on Iran’s Top Ayatollah? What It Means With the U.S. already sanctioning almost 1,000 Iranian entities, President Donald Trump had limited choices when he opted to impose new penalties to punish Iran’s downing of a U.S. Navy drone in the Persian Gulf last week. In the event, he went big, ...
13:13, 06/26/2019

When Providing for Your Family Means Leaving It Behind Jason DeParle’s “A Good Provider Is One Who Leaves” is a deeply reported look at global migration centered on the experiences of a single Filipino family over the course of 30 years....
14:13, 08/20/2019

New job means having to make new work friends Usually, finding “our people” at work takes weeks and months of daily proximity and small talk, borrowing staplers and awkwardly sipping sodas at work-sponsored social events....
11:13, 08/17/2019

What Trump’s Huawei blacklisting means for you In just 24 hours, Huawei smartphones have gone from thriving to endangered. Last night, Google announced that it’s ceasing business with the company. This means it won’t be allowed to use Google Play services, or proprietary apps like Gmail and Googl...
15:00, 05/20/2019

All the reasons why the FedEx Cup means so much this weekend Tiger is still hoping for a spot at East Lake. Everybody is still chasing Brooks Koepka. And why next year's majors are on some players' minds this weekend....
09:13, 08/17/2019

OnePlus TV will be a 'unique' Android TV – whatever that means Watch out, television audiences: it looks like the OnePlus TV is finally on its way. A number of model sizes have now been listed by the official Bluetooth SIG website, confirming that the OnePlus TV will ship in 43-inch, 55-inch, 65-inch, and 7...
13:26, 08/09/2019

Here's what we know about new UK PM Boris Johnson and what he means for Brexit Boris Johnson is to be the U.K.'s next prime minister but the charismatic and controversial figure will already divides the party and British public alike....
14:00, 07/23/2019

What a ‘No-Deal Brexit’ Means and Why It’s a Risk Again The threat of a no-deal Brexit is back, and companies on both sides of the English Channel are gearing up once again for the scenario they consider the worst case. Prime Minister Theresa May had all but ruled out the possibility of Britain exiting th...
21:00, 07/02/2019

Yankees’ all-in approach means no one is off-limits As the Yankees pursue pitching help, for better or worse, here stands the reality about their farm system: No one is untouchable. No one should be unattainable. That speaks in large part to the strength of their major league roster, with positions an...
04:26, 07/16/2019

Trump Wants to Keep Poor Immigrants Out by Any Means Necessary On Monday, the Trump administration announced a new rule that will bar many poor immigrants from receiving green cards, specifically because they are or are likely to be deemed “public charges”—i.e., receive benefits such as food stamps or Medicaid—o...
23:26, 08/12/2019

Seven charts that explain what net zero emissions means for the UK The Committee on Climate Change has urged the government to adopt a target of net zero emissions by 2050. These seven charts show how that might unfold, and what it means for the UK economy...
08:00, 05/02/2019

What It Means When You Get 'SSSS' on Your Boarding Pass Recently, a friend of mine tried to print his boarding pass for a return trip home from San Francisco and had some issues. No matter how many times he reloaded Delta’s site or tried checking in on his phone, he kept getting a message that he wouldn’t...
00:13, 06/05/2019

What Knicks’ ongoing silence really means There was no song and dance in Las Vegas from Knicks coach David Fizdale. Nor were there any remarks from Knicks president Steve Mills or general manager Scott Perry. None of the trio was made available to the media during the NBA Summer League, whic...
22:39, 07/13/2019

Trump Says Racist Nonsense Because He Means It and Because He Knows He Can Win on It Donald Trump, in a series of tweets from Sunday night well into Monday morning, doubled down on his racist, xenophobic criticism of four Democratic congresswomen, Reps. Ilhan Omar, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Rashida Tlaib, and Ayanna Pressley. After c...
23:00, 07/15/2019

Chemicals from sunscreen get into your blood: Here's what that means When people slather on sunscreen, chemicals in the products are absorbed into the bloodstream, and the health effects are still unknown, a new government study reports....
17:00, 05/07/2019

What massive Yankees win really means in big picture BOSTON — And just like that, the Yankees have clinched the American League East. OK, that’s overstating the situation. But a critical, 9-6 victory over the Red Sox on Sunday night at Fenway Park did more than avert a four-game sweep and cease the sta...
16:26, 07/29/2019

Donald Trump Proposes Tighter Gun Control Tied To Immigration Reform US President Donald Trump on Monday urged Republicans and Democrats to agree on tighter gun control, suggesting that new legislation could be linked to his pet project of immigration reform....
15:52, 08/05/2019

KPMG eyes pensions sale amid audit reform demands KPMG is drawing up secret plans to sell one of its largest advisory businesses as it grapples with reforms aimed at curbing the scale of the big four accountancy firms' consulting work for audit clients....
18:00, 06/28/2019

Sanders unveils criminal justice reform plan in South Carolina The proposal calls for ending for-profit prisons, setting national standards for the use of force by police officers and halving the prison population....
07:39, 08/19/2019

House Judiciary Committee Will Return Early to Advance Gun Reform Bills In the wake of multiple mass shootings in recent weeks that have claimed dozens of lives in several states, some lawmakers are willing to cut short their vacations to return to Washington for more work on gun reform....
18:39, 08/18/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam stocks down, Brazil shares up on hopes of reform While most Latin American stocks weakened on Monday, Brazil shares rose sharply after a pro-government march mounted pressure on Congress to pass reforms seen as crucial to the economy. Sao Paulo's Bovespa stock index jumped 1.2% on broad-based g...
20:00, 05/27/2019

WFE Board urges consistent regulation and more transparency from G20 market reform efforts Paris, 22 September 2009 - The World Federation of Exchanges (WFE) Board of Directors urged leaders of the G20 nations at their upcoming summit in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (USA), to press for market reforms that enhance transparency and create more u...
00:52, 05/03/2019

Trump calls for background checks, immigration reform after mass shootings President Trump on Monday called on lawmakers on both sides of the aisle to pass legislation requiring strong background checks for firearms purchases — and accused the media of fostering “the anger and rage that has built up over many ye...
18:13, 08/05/2019

Bernie Sanders Unveils Sweeping Criminal Justice Reform Plan Sen. Bernie Sanders unveiled on Sunday a broad plan to overhaul the country’s criminal justice system that includes the goal of reducing the prison population by half....
23:52, 08/18/2019

John Oliver Goes to Work for Prison Labor Reform on Last Week Tonight On Sunday night’s episode of Last Week Tonight, John Oliver returned to one of his favorite topics: The criminal justice system in the United States. He has covered prosecutors, the use of lethal injections, mandatory minimum sentences, and the...
02:39, 08/06/2019

Wealthier Americans pay greater tax share under Bill de Blasio reform plan Democratic candidate Bill de Blasio unveiled a major tax reform plan Thursday to hike taxes for the wealthiest Americans and most profitable corporations -- just hours after he promised to "tax the hell out of" the rich....
01:13, 08/02/2019

Criminal Justice Reform Is Proving a Tricky Subject for Many of These 2020 Democrats From health care to climate change, the crowded field of Democratic presidential contenders has a number of complex subjects to tackle in stump speeches, interviews and debates. But few are proving as thorny as criminal justice reform, often for very...
04:39, 07/03/2019

Timeline: From reform hopes to brutal crackdown - China's Tiananmen protests Next Tuesday, June 4, marks 30 years since China bloodily suppressed pro-democracy demonstrations in and around central Beijing's Tiananmen Square, when Chinese troops opened fire on their own people....
11:39, 05/27/2019

Brazil pension reform vote could begin Tuesday, end Wednesday: lawmaker Brazil's lower house could start voting on a sweeping pension reform bill on Tuesday, with the vote possibly wrapped up by late-Wednesday, the lower house leader of the New Party, a key government ally, said on Monday, after speaking with the chamber...
19:26, 08/05/2019

Florida authorities will probe boys reform school where at least 55 burials were identified Florida authorities announced Thursday they will officially begin examining the grounds of a former boys reform school in Florida in mid-July to determine if it was a crime scene where dozens of former students may have died and been buried. ...
03:13, 06/22/2019

Germany, Austria, Netherlands impede euro zone reform - Juncker The Netherlands, Austria "and all too often Germany" are preventing deeper euro zone integration, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker told German newspaper Handelsblatt....
22:00, 05/02/2019

Julián Castro unveils police reform plan in presidential campaign Democratic presidential candidate Julián Castro on Monday released a plan to overhaul policing in the United States, with an eye on preventing the police shootings of unarmed people of color that have prompted outrage....
18:13, 06/03/2019

Bail-reform poster boy Pedro Hernandez skates on 2015 robbery Prosecutors dropped a 2015 robbery charge against bail-reform poster boy Pedro Hernandez on Monday after he made good on a pledge to go to college. “Pursuant to the agreement made on October 9, 2018, in which Pedro Hernandez would provide proof in Ma...
06:13, 06/04/2019

Dodd-Frank's Terrible Excuse For Financial Reform Sadly Lives On As described in my book, Jimmy Stewart Is Dead, the way to keep banks from gambling with the financial system is to prohibit their borrowing and establish the Federal Financial Authority (FFA) to verify and disclose in real-time the assets they hold....
14:09, 05/01/2019

U.S. Senate committee proposes $301 million for military housing reform plan The Senate Armed Services Committee has proposed $301 million in new funding to enhance housing safety and oversight on U.S. military bases, following Reuters reports documenting squalid conditions in privately run military homes, senior committee st...
22:52, 05/23/2019

Broken promises and lost funding: how Mississippi prison reform failed It was a model on which the Trump administration based its criminal justice reform efforts. But it isn’t workingLast November, as he rallied support for federal prison reform, Donald Trump visited Gulfport, Mississippi, touting the legislation and wh...
17:00, 05/09/2019

Saudi Arabia easing male guardianship law: True reform or symbolic PR? Saudi women are treated as legal minors their entire lives — they even need permission from a male guardian to travel. This rule is set to be relaxed, but will it actually help lead to gender equality in the country?...
01:00, 07/23/2019

Kim Kardashian West thanks Ivanka Trump for support on criminal justice reform Kim Kardashian West tweeted her gratitude toward Ivanka Trump Thursday after speaking at the White House on behalf of those attempting to return to the workforce after prison.  ...
10:00, 06/14/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. reform plan for Fannie, Freddie seen by Sept. -housing regulator The Trump administration's hotly anticipated blueprint for overhauling mortgage guarantors Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac may not be published until September as the U.S. Treasury juggles several other pressing issues, the housing regulator told Reuters....
03:13, 07/18/2019

Kellyanne Conway: Democrats 'have to stop pretending that they want to reform our immigration laws' On “Fox & Friends” on Tuesday Counselor to the president Kellyanne Conway talked about a "big immigration package,” addressed President Trump's opinion on Special Counsel Robert Mueller potentially testifying before Congress and responded to backlash...
21:39, 05/07/2019

NY district attorneys protest lack of funding for criminal justice reform The head of the District Attorneys Association of New York slammed Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the Legislature for leaving prosecutors in the lurch — saying they approved an overhaul of criminal justice laws without providing adequate funding. Albany...
02:39, 07/09/2019

Democratic candidate Joe Biden unveils criminal justice reform plan Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden unveiled a sweeping criminal justice reform plan Tuesday that aims to lower incarceration rates, end mandatory minimum sentences and eliminate racial disparities in sentencing. The former vice presidentR...
19:52, 07/23/2019

Brazil government insists on private accounts in pension reform: official Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro's chief of staff said on Thursday that he is working with congressional leaders and House Speaker Rodrigo Maia to keep private savings accounts as part of the text of the government's pension reform bill....
17:13, 06/13/2019

South Africa pledges fiscal discipline in sweeping health reform A proposed switch to universal health coverage in South Africa will be managed in a fiscally responsible way, a senior presidential aide told Reuters, forecasting the landmark reform would cost the state $2.2 billion per year by 2025/26....
13:13, 08/23/2019

Colorado school shooting prompts Dem presidential hopefuls to call for gun reform After a Colorado school shooting left one student dead and seven more injured on Tuesday, Democrats vying for the White House in 2020 renewed calls for stricter gun legislation....
13:26, 05/08/2019

Pete Buttigieg's Supreme Court Reform Plan Is Dumb as Hell 2020 presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg has a plan to overhaul the Supreme Court, and although it’s probably impossible to get any worse than the system we have now, Mayor Pete sure is giving it the old college try....
20:39, 06/03/2019

Rent reform laws stir woes in NYC’s real estate industry As the industry awaits the litigation of the upcoming constitutional challenges to the newly enacted apartment rent laws, executives are counseling clients and calculating their next moves. “The scary thing is what it portends for future government a...
06:52, 07/10/2019

DAs warn City Council that bail-reform laws will be a major fail Top prosecutors warned the City Council on Wednesday that soft-on-crime bail-reform laws will endanger witnesses and make it easier for ­foreign cartels to smuggle drugs into the state and money out. The city’s five district attorneys — and Bridget B...
05:13, 05/23/2019

Protests abating, Macron sends PM to map out exit from reform 'death valley' President Emmanuel Macron will seek on Wednesday to rebuild momentum behind his measures to shake up the French economy now that yellow vest protests against him are abating and his popularity is picking up....
01:39, 06/12/2019

Industry Body CII Lists 10 Reform Ideas To Boost Economic Growth In the pre-Budget consultation meeting with Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) suggested 10 reform ideas to boost economic growth. According to a......
10:26, 06/13/2019

Brazil Congress readies pension reform vote, markets surge Brazil's lower house of Congress began final debates on Wednesday ahead of a vote on a landmark overhaul to the country's pension system, as expectations of the bill's passage pushed Brazilian financial markets to historic highs....
21:39, 07/10/2019

The best way to determine how tough Giants’ schedule really is Too many casual bettors overreact each summer when evaluating the schedule strength of their favorite NFL team. Some fear disaster when they see several playoff contenders on the slate, imagining a daunting gauntlet of 12-4 superpowers. Some get over...
18:13, 08/05/2019

Jeffries: Trump ‘pretends to be a tough guy’ President Donald Trump is little more than a “studio gangster” who “pretends to be a tough guy,” House Democratic Caucus Chairman Hakeem Jeffries said Sunday morning.“You know, the president didn’t just walk out on a meeting with [House Speaker] Nanc...
19:13, 05/26/2019

Why Are These Medical Instruments So Tough to Sterilize? Duodenoscopes have sickened hundreds of patients in hospital outbreaks. Now some experts are demanding the devices be redesigned or taken off the market....
21:52, 08/07/2019

Tough draw? I've not looked at it, says Barty New world No.1 and Wimbledon top seed Ash Barty says she has not even glanced at the All England Club draw, which considering the obstacles in her quarter, is just as well....
20:26, 06/29/2019

| Tough Day 1 heats in the pool for Team SA The South African swimming team at the 2019 FINA World Championships in Gwangju, South Korea endured a tough start to their campaign in Day 1's heats....
12:13, 07/21/2019

Formula E Wants Its Cars To Be Less Tough So Drivers Won't Hit Each Other As Often One of the perks of a racing series with entirely electric cars is that they barely make a sound, letting anyone around hear exactly what’s happening on track—including every bit contact, and there’s been a lot of that in Formula E this year. But the...
05:00, 08/07/2019

Alaphilippe: I gave it my all in 'very tough' Stage 18 "Julian Alaphilippe reflects on his extraordinary effort on Stage 18 of the Tour de France as he kept hold of the yellow jersey. Watch the 2019 Tour de France LIVE on Eurosport 1 and the Eurosport Player."...
22:52, 07/25/2019

Macron's tough message for Johnson Trying to convince Angela Merkel to reopen the Brexit agreement was always going to be a tough one for Boris Johnson. Wooing Emmanuel Macron will be a whole new level....
15:52, 08/22/2019

Biden reverses course: 'We need to get tough with China' Former Vice President Joe Biden on Tuesday plans on reversing his earlier stance on China, acknowledging during remarks in Iowa he is "worried" about the communist nation's economic and military rise....
20:00, 06/11/2019

How tough are Apple's MacBook Pro laptops? This is a question I get asked a lot. As it turns out, I got the opportunity the other day to find out just how tough they are. And the answer is, they're pretty rugged....
16:39, 05/17/2019

‘Tough results' tell a tale of 2 Subarus In the U.S., it's a company on a decade-long winning streak. Globally, the latest fiscal year was marred by recalls, quality woes and shrinking profits....
06:26, 05/13/2019

Kentucky Softball Season Ends In 2019 NCAA Seattle Super Regional SEATTLE, Wash. (UK Athletics) – The Washington Huskies scored a run in the top of the first and two in the sixth and seventh to win the 2019 Seattle Super Regional on Saturday night in the Pacific Northwest, 5-0. The 2019 season was one for the recor...
14:13, 05/26/2019

Ole Miss' NCAA Championship hopes derailed after golfer hits bird with ball The Ole Miss men’s golf team suffered some horrible luck over Wednesday during an NCAA Regional contest in California in which they would have needed to finish in the top five to go to the NCAA Championship....
18:26, 05/17/2019

The Rich Paul Rule is proof the NCAA knows its days are numbered | Etan Thomas The NCAA’s reversal on a rule requiring agents for student-athletes to have college degrees is the clearest indication yet this dressed-up cartel is facing an existential crisisThe National Collegiate Athletic Association’s risible Rich Paul Rule is ...
20:00, 08/14/2019

Fassi wins NCAA women's title; Texas grabs top seed Arkansas senior Maria Fassi won the NCAA title on her home course and gave the Razorbacks a shot at the team title as one of eight teams that advanced to match play        ...
10:00, 05/21/2019

Michigan basketball coach Juwan Howard may have committed minor NCAA violation Michigan Wolverines basketball coach Juwan Howard was asked about Franz Wagner on Jim Rome's radio show Tuesday.       ...
17:39, 07/04/2019

Ex-NBA star Chuck Person avoids prison time in NCAA corruption scandal Former NBA star Chuck “The Rifleman” Person avoided prison time after pleading guilty to taking bribes as an NCAA coach to steer student-athletes to a financial adviser, with the judge blaming Person’s charitable nature for his downfall. Person wept ...
23:52, 07/17/2019

Mississippi State hit with NCAA sanctions: Tutor took exams for football, basketball players Mississippi State self-reported that 10 football players and one men's basketball player had a tutor take tests and do assignments for them.       ...
06:00, 08/24/2019

Softball pitcher sets NCAA record by firing fifth perfect game of the season Drake senior Nicole Newman struck out a career-high 18 during her record-setting performance in the Missouri Valley Conference tournament semifinals....
00:26, 05/12/2019

Mississippi State quarterback Keytaon Thompson enters NCAA transfer portal Keytaon Thompson entered the portal one day after Tommy Stevens was named Mississippi State's starting quarterback.       ...
06:00, 08/24/2019

LeBron James, NBA stars blast NCAA after reported memo on agents leaks Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James on Tuesday slammed the NCAA’s newest rule regarding agents representing college players who test the NBA Draft market....
04:13, 08/08/2019

The NCAA Graciously Allows Kansas' Silvio De Sousa To Return For Another Unpaid Season Of Basketball Kansas forward Silvio De Sousa will not have to sit out for a second consecutive season as the NCAA announced Friday that his appeal against the association was approved. The decision came just hours after the Jayhawks officially appealed the NCAA’s ...
00:13, 05/26/2019

Florida State Becomes First Softball Team In NCAA Tournament History To Hit Four Consecutive Dingers For the first time in NCAA tournament history, a softball team hit back-to-back-to-back-to-back homers in a single game. Florida State smashed for dingers in a row in the Seminoles’ eventual 12-1 win over South Florida on Saturday. The game was over ...
02:52, 05/19/2019

Bellarmine accepts ASUN invitation; Knights will rise to NCAA Division I in 2020 LOUISVILLE (March 18, 2019) — Bellarmine University’s president, Dr. Susan M. Donovan, announced today that she has accepted an invitation for the university to join the ASUN Conference. The move will elevate the university’s athletic programs to NCA...
02:26, 06/19/2019

What the Equifax Data-Breach Settlement Means for You Equifax said it had exposed the data of almost 150 million people in 2017. Now it will pay at least $650 million to settle claims relating to the data breach....
04:26, 07/23/2019

The U.S. and Guatemala Reached an Asylum Deal: Here’s What It Means President Trump says the deal will take effect soon. But there are still major obstacles to clear — and uncertainty about its potential effectiveness....
05:00, 07/29/2019

Expect Sexier F1 Cars in 2021, Whatever that Means Formula One will have a different set of rules come its regular overhaul interval of 2021, and we’ve had an idea of what those rules will entail for a while now—mainly, because it’s obvious what needs to change. But F1 gave some more detailed ideas t...
20:52, 07/19/2019

'Congestion' means different things to doctors and patients (Reuters Health) - Patients who say they're "congested" may have a runny nose, but a new study suggests their doctors may think they mean their nose feels blocked and treat them for the wrong symptoms....
20:13, 06/06/2019

Ingraham: 'Left' trying to destroy what it means to be American Fox News' Laura Ingraham addressed Thursday a large agenda to "destroy" what it means to be American blasting the left for trying to take away the county's identity....
10:39, 07/12/2019

EU nations are living far beyond the Earth's means: report The European Union's 28 countries consume the Earth's resources faster than they can be renewed and none of them has sustainable consumption policies, a report released on Thursday said, as EU leaders met to discuss priorities for the next five years...
20:26, 05/09/2019

Ugh, this is what Bitcoin’s hash rate means and why it matters Welcome to Hard Fork Basics, a collection of tips, tricks, guides, and info to keep you up to date in the cryptocurrency and blockchain world. Earlier this year, Bitcoin was setting records for 12-month price highs. It’s also been demonstrating marke...
18:39, 08/05/2019

A New Processor Means Fossil's Smartwatches Might Be Getting Good Remember when we were all hopeful that Qualcomm releasing the Snapdragon Wear 3100 chip would mean better, faster, longer-lasting Wear OS wearables? Well a year on, turns out it was just a dream as most Wear OS watches are still running that busted o...
18:39, 08/05/2019

Taj Gibson’s homecoming with Knicks means everything to ailing dad At some point this season, Wilbert Gibson, former Brooklyn carpenter and furniture mover, will make his way to the Garden and watch his son Taj play for the Knicks. It may not be for the Garden’s opener Oct. 26 versus the Celtics. It may not be in No...
03:39, 08/20/2019

Why the U.S. Labeled China a Currency Manipulator and What It Means After a decade of flirting with the issue, the U.S. Treasury on Monday labeled China a currency manipulator, something the U.S. hadn’t done since 1994. Here is a look at what the action means, and why the Treasury Department acted now....
01:52, 08/07/2019

What Boris Johnson’s Premiership Means for Brexit and the U.K. Boris Johnson became the United Kingdom’s Prime Minister this week. The former London mayor and foreign secretary assumed the U.K.’s premiership with a mandate to lead the U.K. out of the E.U. He has promised to secure a better Brexit dea...
00:13, 07/27/2019

What it means to actually ‘disrupt’ an industry (and 3 signs your startup is doing it) Though there are many issues startup founders need to address if they wish to achieve rapid growth, few concepts are gaining as much attention as “disruption.” After all, many of the most successful companies in the world have gained thei...
00:52, 05/30/2019

'Private Post' Means Something Slightly Different to Facebook When you privately share something to a specific group of friends on Facebook, there’s a chance other people will read it. Reuters reports that Facebook employs a couple hundred contractors to read all Facebook posts, including the private ones, in o...
19:39, 05/06/2019

‘This report will change your life’: what zero emissions means for UK Committee on Climate Change sets out how UK can reach net zero carbon emissions by 2050“Make no mistake, this report will change your life,” says Prof David Reay at the University of Edinburgh. “If the meticulous and robust expert advice here is heed...
01:52, 05/02/2019