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  • Family Dollar rejects sweetened takeover offer from Dollar General

    Family Dollar Stores Inc. rejected a $9.1-billion takeover offer from rival discounter Dollar General Corp., raising the possibility that Dollar General will make a hostile bid for its smaller competitor. Family Dollar cited antitrust concerns for...
  • Qualcomm shows off robot technology, but mum on China dispute

    Qualcomm shows off robot technology, but mum on China dispute
    Qualcomm Inc executives showed off robots made with smartphone technology at an annual developer conference on Thursday, but they steered clear of talking about China, a key growth market where the chipmaker is entangled in an antitrust investigation....
  • China fines drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline $492 million in bribery case

    China fines drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline $492 million in bribery case
    China on Friday leveled a half-billion-dollar fine against British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline after an investigation concluded that the company bribed physicians and hospitals to use its products. One company executive was given a suspended three-year...
  • China fines Glaxo $492 million in bribery case

    China on Friday leveled a nearly half-billion-dollar fine against British drug maker GlaxoSmithKline after an investigation concluded that the company bribed physicians and hospitals to use its products. The company's ex-country manager was given a...
  • Steve Almond: 5 myths about the NFL

    Steve Almond: 5 myths about the NFL
    Over the past few weeks, Americans have been confronted by a slew of scandals besieging our most popular sport. Outrage over the off-the-field violence of star running backs Ray Rice and Adrian Peterson has been accompanied by the revelation that the...
  • Vikings welcome back child abuser, NFL stays silent

    Vikings welcome back child abuser, NFL stays silent
    Dear Vikings, you’re despicable.  Dear NFL, you’re worse. The Vikings welcomed back child-beating running back Adrian Peterson and homophobic assistant coach Mike Priefer. On the same day. Ladies and gentlemen, there’s a new favorite...
  • NCAA antitrust ruling barely chips at college sports dysfunction

    NCAA antitrust ruling barely chips at college sports dysfunction
    On Sept. 4, 2010, at Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor, I was part of what the public address announcer proudly told us was the largest crowd ever to watch a football game anywhere in the world, college or pro. There were 113,090 that day filling the...
  • Has the NCAA gotten the message yet?

    Has the NCAA gotten the message yet?
    It’s not a matter of whether the NCAA is in trouble.  It’s a matter of whether it’s smart enough to limit the damage before college sports as we know it gets obliterated. The smart guys in the business and legal offices need to...
  • O'Bannon takes stand as trial begins in lawsuit vs. NCAA

    O'Bannon takes stand as trial begins in lawsuit vs. NCAA
    OAKLAND, Calif. — As a much-anticipated federal court trial began Monday, the walls that for decades have separated college athletes from the riches of a multibillion-dollar sports enterprise began to show some cracks. The occasion was the opening...
  • Donald Sterling to Shelly: 'Get away from me, you pig!'

    Donald Sterling to Shelly: 'Get away from me, you pig!'
    Somehow, Donald Sterling was even more combative on Wednesday than he was on Tuesday. In the third day of a trial in Los Angeles Superior Court that could determine whether he remains owner of the Clippers, Sterling railed against the NBA, his wife...
  • Lawsuit could give college athletes cut of NCAA deals

    Lawsuit could give college athletes cut of NCAA deals
    The NCAA and its member schools have preached a vision of amateurism whereby young men and women play for the love of the game, not money. That concept will be put on trial in an Oakland courtroom this week. A class-action antitrust suit led by former...