And why stopping the subsidies can help bring it back.
Corporate welfare hurts the people who actually need help.
Convenient online sports betting is legal and live in 14 states.
While libertarians will be inclined to applaud some of the new laws, others exemplify familiar conservative excesses.
"The next step, after tickets, it goes to child abuse."
The man was actually calling for Dinger, the team's mascot.
On Monday, weightlifter Laurel Hubbard became the first openly transgender woman to compete at the Olympics.
Engaging peacefully with someone who history says you should hate is no small task, but sports make it possible.
Culture war bills signed into law in Arkansas, West Virginia, and Tennessee run afoul of Constitution, federal law.
Banning the American sprinter from the Olympics for using marijuana is completely ridiculous.
Casinos, sports betting, and even online lottery sales are okay. Electronic skill games have no such luck.
The positive coverage shows a culture shift on LGBT issues for the better.
"The NCAA is not above the law," wrote Justice Brett Kavanaugh in a fiery concurring opinion.
The unanimous ruling could pave the way for greatly expanded compensation for college athletes.
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"Hospitals cannot agree to cap nurses' income in order to create a 'purer' form of helping the sick. News organizations cannot join forces to curtail pay to reporters to preserve a 'tradition' of public-minded journalism."
Three states have advanced constitutionally questionable laws.
Punishing players for kneeling, or not kneeling, is a First Amendment violation at public universities.
Taxpayers already spend millions to build minor league ballparks. Sen. Richard Blumenthal thinks they should financially support the teams, too.
Six states don’t allow any horse racing bets, but others still make it difficult.
During the draft, they can't even endorse snacks that the league hasn't approved.
Even the famously stodgy NCAA is changing its views on gambling. For the first time, games will be played in a state where sports betting is legal.
Texas state senators introduced a bill requiring the national anthem at all pro sports events.
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The National Transportation Safety Board has confirmed that a costly terrain warning system lawmakers wanted to mandate in response to Bryant's death would have been a non-factor in the accident that killed him.
"Bad actors will be identified, and the Tampa Police Department will handle it."
There is no other way to prevent the games from becoming a propaganda showcase for a brutally oppressive regime.
In staring down the virus's blitz, the NFL showed that it is possible to balance caution and continuity.
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Coastal Carolina University beat BYU on a last-second play Saturday. Four days earlier, neither team expected to be playing the other.
American society is grappling with complex, nuanced issues connected to race and political power. If we have to filter that debate through the binary of choosing to stand or sit for a national anthem, we'll never get much resolved.
NBA players' brief boycott in protest of police abuses and racism raises the more general question of when such boycotts are appropriate. The strongest case for them is when the sports events organizers are themselves perpetrators of grave injustice, even more so when the event directly causes such wrongs.
The Milwaukee Bucks refused to come out of the locker room for their scheduled game on Wednesday afternoon against the Orlando Magic. Other teams are planning similar protests.