Notre Dame wide receiver TJ Jones is brought down by USC's Lamar Dawson during their NCAA college football game at the Coliseum in Los Angeles

College Athletes Lost Another Fight To Get Paid. But There's A Silver Lining.

Still, the judges’ interpretation follows the NCAA’s preferred legal argument as well as past rulings on amateurism, and appears at first glance to be yet another overwhelming victory for the current college sports model. The Penn case was tilted in favor of the school and the NCAA in multiple ways. The athletes in question, unlike […]

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Yankees Retiring Derek Jeter's No. 2 On May 14

There can only be one Captain. The Yankees are retiring Derek Jeter’s No. 2 and will unveil his Monument Park plaque on Mother’s Day, May 14, 2017. The shortstop’s final season was in 2014. He retired with 3,465 career hits over 20 seasons, making him sixth on MLB’s all-time list. He’s only the 22nd player in […]

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What Can We Learn From Todd Marinovich?

What lessons are there to be learned from the story of Todd Marinovich? originally appeared on Quora – the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights. Answer by Aaron Ellis, Newsroom editor, former music critic, writer, on Quora: Todd Marinovich is a classic example of the burnout and the […]

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Justin Tucker is kicking 55-yard field goals. Mike Nugent is still missing extra points

Justin Tucker and Mike Nugent have been on opposite ends of the kicking spectrum in 2016. Tucker has been one of the league’s best kickers, and the only who kicked in Week 1 to not miss a field goal all season. Sunday, he nailed a 55-yarder for the Baltimore Ravens, making him 8-for-8 on 50+ […]