Labor deal 'could be sealed by Christmas'

Labor deal 'could be sealed by Christmas' (Reuters) – National Basketball Association owners have approved the tentative collective bargaining agreement reached with the players’ union last week and await a ratification vote by the players, according to media reports. Ratification of the seven-year deal by the players, who are voting electronically, could come as early […]

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UFC told of potential Cyborg doping violation

UFC told of potential Cyborg doping violation 3:41 PM ET ESPN.com news services Cris “Cyborg” Justino, the top-ranked female featherweight, has been informed by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency of a possible doping violation, the UFC said in a statement. The promotion said it was formally notified by USADA of the potential violation on Thursday. It […]

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UNC again faces NCAA extra-benefits charge

UNC again faces NCAA extra-benefits charge 2:11 PM ET Associated Press RALEIGH, N.C. — North Carolina again faces an NCAA charge for providing improper extra benefits tied to its multiyear academic fraud scandal. The school on Thursday released a third notice of allegations from the NCAA that outlines rules violations. The notice, dated Dec. 13, […]

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Nearly 200 For-Profit Colleges Are Benefiting From a Federal Funding ‘Loophole’

Nearly 200 For-Profit Colleges Are Benefiting From a Federal Funding ‘Loophole’ The Department of Education wants to change that Nearly 200 for-profit colleges receive at least 90% of their revenue from federal education programs, including the Post-9/11 G.I. Bill, according to a new analysis by the Department of Education. The report, released Wednesday, found that […]

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