| May 1, 2015
The way Cleveland taxes professional athletes who work for short periods of time in the city is unconstitutional because it violates athletes' due process rights, the Ohio Supreme Court said Thursday.
The city unfairly imposed a 2 percent income tax on...
| Apr 30, 2015
| 3:15 PM
Former Chicago Bear Hunter Hillenmeyer won a lawsuit Thursday claiming he was unfairly taxed in Cleveland during his playing career, a ruling that may ripple across professional sports leagues.
Professional athletes face unique tax issues, colloquially...
| Apr 18, 2015
| 3:46 PM
BRISTOL — When Byron Jones arrived at ESPN headquarters Friday afternoon, tape measures awaited.
Of course they did. Jones, the former UConn cornerback, spent four seasons playing himself into the NFL draft conversation and in February set what is...
| Jan 14, 2015
| 10:26 AM
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- An Ohio law that singles out professional athletes and entertainers for taxation even when they're in the state just a few days a year is unconstitutional, say several sport leagues including the NBA, NFL and NHL who want the state...
| Aug 9, 2014
| 4:44 PM
Peyton Manning has a different way of looking at the Pro Football Hall of Fame these days.
"I used to watch the Hall of Fame [ceremonies] and I could remember I'd always call my dad," the Denver quarterback said this week, standing with a reporter...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 5:30 PM
ESPN bills itself as the Worldwide Leader in Sports. Based on that, women's basketball is bigger worldwide than the Winter Olympics.
Nothing against the Connecticut Huskies, but do they really warrant more airtime than Bode Miller, the U.S. women's...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 5:32 AM
For 14 NFL seasons, Jeff Saturday was a mainstay at center with his undersized, stocky presence. His intelligence, technique and quickness were the hallmarks of his play.
Saturday established himself as a leader of the Indianapolis Colts' offensive...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 6:47 PM
Individually, Ravens right offensive guard Marshal Yanda and left offensive guard Kelechi Osemele solidify their spots on the offensive line. Together, they represent arguably one of the top guard tandems in the league
Yanda is so tough and stubborn...
| Feb 23, 2012
| 2:20 PM
Former Ravens defensive coordinator Chuck Pagano will celebrate his one-month anniversary as coach of the Indianapolis Colts on Saturday, yet there are still clearly some things about his new job that he hasn’t gotten used to.
| Mar 5, 2012
| 8:14 AM
The Ravens would like to improve their offensive line during the offseason, but the best move they could make in free agency would be re-signing Ben Grubbs, who could soon be one of the top guards available. The Ravens recently said that they have already...
| Jul 25, 2011
| 12:00 PM
When ESPN's cameras broadcast NFL commissioner Roger Goodell and NFLPA head honcho DeMaurice Smith -- who were flanked by a group of players and owners that included Ravens cornerback Domonique Foxworth -- as they held a press conference that officially...