Despite opposition from the major sports leagues and the administration, the Supreme Court strikes down a law barring betting on football, basketball, baseball and other sports in most states.
In Republican-led states where these types of bills surface, moderate GOP lawmakers and business leaders fear the loss of conventions, sporting events and corporate headquarters.
Non-football fans might be tempted to say, "Who cares?" But anyone interested in fairness should care.
March Madness and its accompanying betting-pool tradition go directly against the NCAA’s staunch anti-gambling policy, but "bracketology" accounts for billions of dollars changing hands.
If the world’s most popular sport is going to take hold in this country, the NCAA, Major League Soccer and the national sports media need to hype the college game—and get it on TV.
The university plans to honor the 50th anniversary of Joe Paterno’s first game as head football coach. Have those taking this let-bygones-be-bygones attitude forgotten about the sex-abuse scandal that happened on his watch?
It is difficult to imagine American culture having become more accepting of homosexuality without the aggressive support of public figures like Pat Haden.
Indiana certainly doesn't want to be remembered for being a bastion of hatred. So why did Indiana Gov. Mike Pence legalize a new wave of intolerance by signing into law Indiana's controversial "Religious Freedom Restoration Act" (RFRA)?