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Athletes’ Hail-Mary bid for union tests meaning of employee (access required)

U.S. regulators are poised to decide two closely watched cases that have the potential to reshape labor laws by allowing college football players to unionize and forcing companies to take more responsibility for contractors. The prospect of change following a ...

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Record TV audience for college football game

The new College Football Playoff succeeded in drawing a larger television audience to the championship game. Ohio State’s 42-20 victory over Oregon on Monday averaged nearly 33.4 million viewers on ESPN. The network said Tuesday that’s up 31 percent from the almost ...

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ACC, Maryland settle legal dispute for $31M

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The Atlantic Coast Conference and the University of Maryland have settled their legal dispute over the Terrapins' exit from the league. The ACC will keep the roughly $31 million it withheld from Maryland and the school will not owe the conference any more money.

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Witness: Sandusky abused on campus, in saunas

BELLEFONTE, Pa. — Jerry Sandusky’s trial in the Penn State scandal opened in graphic fashion Monday with the first witness testifying that the retired coach molested him in the locker-room showers and in hotels while trying to ensure his silence ...

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