Varney: Athletes show ‘glaring double standard’ as they slam Trump but refuse to criticize Chinese president

Many U.S. athletes have been outspoken in their political positions against President Trump, but the same community has been largely silent in their criticism of Chinese President Xi Jinping in light of violent protests currently overtaking the streets of Hong Kong,…

Cory Booker to propose national expansion of California law allowing college athletes to take sponsorships

Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker will unveil a plan Thursday aimed at tackling the “exploitation” of college and professional athletes, including a proposal for national adoption of a California law allowing college athletes to profit from sponsorships and other opportunities…

NCAA president Mark Emmert says California law could turn athletes into employees ‘pretty fast’

NCAA president Mark Emmert on California law: “This is just a new form of professionalism and a different way of converting students into employees,”        GANNETT Syndication Service SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription…

Havoc at ‘disaster’ Doha World Championships as numerous marathon athletes collapse in sweltering heat

The Doha World Championships were branded a “disaster” on Saturday after shocking scenes at the midnight women's marathon, where sweltering conditions caused numerous athletes to collapse and almost half the field failed to finish. Twenty-eight of the 68 women who…

New NCAA ‘Rich Paul’ Rule Disempowers Black Athletes and Rigs Rules In Favor Of Elite Agencies

Black professional athletes have leveraged more control over their careers, staff, political activities, and personal brands this last decade than perhaps ever before. That is why the NCAA’s reformed agent criteria—dubbed the “Rich Paul Rule”—is an especially heinous attempt to disempower…