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  • Former Phoebus back Shawne Alston hopes to make things better for college athletes

    Former Phoebus back Shawne Alston hopes to make things better for college athletes
    Like many headline-making ideas, it came to him in the middle of the night. Not that he hadn't thought about it before. In four seasons at West Virginia, where he rushed for 1,068 yards and 19 touchdowns, Shawne Alston came to realize something needed...
  • AT&T and DirecTV defend deal on Capitol Hill

    The top executives of AT&T and DirecTV spent Tuesday on Capitol Hill making the case for their proposed $48.5-billion deal that will combine the telecommunications giant with the satellite broadcaster to create a video and broadband behemoth. In...
  • Ed O'Bannon-led antitrust suit against NCAA concludes

    Ed O'Bannon-led antitrust suit against NCAA concludes
    The landmark antitrust trial against the NCAA came to a close Friday after 15 days of testimony, with both sides expressing confidence that the outcome will tilt in their favor and lead plaintiff Ed O'Bannon calling it "amazing" that student-athletes were...
  • Ex-UCLA star Ed O'Bannon takes stand in antitrust suit against NCAA

    Ex-UCLA star Ed O'Bannon takes stand in antitrust suit against NCAA
    As a much-anticipated federal trial began here Monday, the walls that have long separated college athletes from the riches of a multibillion-dollar sports enterprise began to show some cracks. The occasion was the opening of an antitrust lawsuit filed...
  • NCAA compared to 'cartel' during testimony at antitrust trial

    NCAA compared to 'cartel' during testimony at antitrust trial
    The federal antitrust trial against the NCAA challenging the multibillion-dollar college sports industry’s compensation practices, and its long-held notion of amateurism, moved through its second day Tuesday with more questioning of a Stanford...
  • Experts in NCAA antitrust case duel over broadcast rights

    Experts in NCAA antitrust case duel over broadcast rights
    As the antitrust trial against the NCAA wore into its fourth day Thursday, dueling experts disagreed on whether student athletes have a legal right to their names, images and likenesses that they could sell to live telecasters of collegiate games. The...
  • Marvin Miller dies at 95; baseball union chief led push for free agency

    Marvin Miller dies at 95; baseball union chief led push for free agency
    Nothing about Marvin Miller seemed feisty or controversial at first glance; the soft-spoken economist was a smallish man with gray hair and a tidy mustache. But as a union leader, it was Miller who took on baseball's establishment in the late 1960s,...
  • NFL lockout to remain in place after court decision

    In a decision that is significant but not surprising, the U.S. 8th Circuit Court of Appeals issued a ruling in favor of the NFL on Friday, five weeks after hearing oral arguments on whether the league could lock out its players. The lockout will remain...
  • Molson Coors seeks European growth with $3.5-billion StarBev buy

    Molson Coors seeks European growth with $3.5-billion StarBev buy
    Blue Moon in Bulgaria? Carling and Coors Light in Croatia? With its $3.54-billion purchase of Prague- and Amsterdam-based brewer StarBev, Molson Coors Brewing Co. may be able to place more of its brands in Central and Eastern Europe. Molson Coors...
  • Burger King to go public -- again

    Burger King to go public -- again
    The King wants his crown back: Fast-food chain Burger King  is continuing its reinvention by planning to go public – again. Within the next three months, the hamburger giant said it will re-list its shares on the New York Stock Exchange. The last...
  • The Apple e-book antitrust lawsuit: What it means

    The Apple e-book antitrust lawsuit: What it means
    The Justice Department and attorney generals from 16 states sued Apple Inc. and five major book publishers, alleging they colluded to raise the price of electronic books. The government said the conspiracy cost consumers more than $100 million over two...