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NFL Giving Up Tax-Exempt Status
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NFL Giving Up Tax-Exempt Status

The National Football League is giving up its tax-exempt status. In a letter to team owners, Commissioner Roger Goodell says the league office and its management council will file tax returns as taxable entities for the 2015 fiscal year. Goodell says the NFL has been tax-exempt... Read »

15 minutes ago
Carmelo Anthony Tells Baltimore Protesters to

Carmelo Anthony Tells Baltimore Protesters to "Build up Our City"

Knicks star player and longtime Baltimore resident Carmelo Anthony called on protesters to “build up our city not... Read »

3 hours ago
Sox-Orioles Game Postponed Again Amid Baltimore Clashes

Sox-Orioles Game Postponed Again Amid Baltimore Clashes

The White Sox and Orioles must wait again to play as Baltimore cleans up from overnight riots and fires. Read »

3 hours ago
MLB's Sox-Orioles Cancellation Fits Proactive Pattern

MLB's Sox-Orioles Cancellation Fits Proactive Pattern

While local ownership ultimately has final say on game cancellations, Major League Baseball over the years has been... Read »

3 hours ago
Shane Ray Arrested for Marijuana Possession

Shane Ray Arrested for Marijuana Possession

University of Missouri defensive end Shane Ray is in the top-10 of some NFL Draft boards, but his stock could take a... Read »

5 hours ago
UFC Champion Jon

UFC Champion Jon "Bones" Jones Arrested in Hit-and-Run

Champion UFC fighter and upstate New York native Jon "Bones" Jones turned himself into authorities Monday... Read »

6 hours ago
Bucks Avoid Elimination, Beat Bulls in Game 5

Bucks Avoid Elimination, Beat Bulls in Game 5

Milwaukee 94, Chicago 88 Read »

Apr 27, 2015
Bryant, Hammel, Cubs Beat Pirates

Bryant, Hammel, Cubs Beat Pirates

Chicago 4, Pittsburgh 0 Read »

Apr 27, 2015
Fan Injured by Flying Bat at Pirates-Cubs Game

Fan Injured by Flying Bat at Pirates-Cubs Game

Chicago rookie Addison Russell lost control of his bat on a swing as he led off the bottom of the seventh inning. Read »

Apr 27, 2015
Sox-Orioles Game Postponed Amid Baltimore Clashes

Sox-Orioles Game Postponed Amid Baltimore Clashes

An announcement about a make-up date was not immediately announced. Read »

Apr 27, 2015
Tervainen In, Versteeg Out in New Hawks' Lineup

Tervainen In, Versteeg Out in New Hawks' Lineup

Teuvo Teravainen hasn't been in the Chicago Blackhawks' lineup since Game 2 of their series against Nashville, but... Read »

Apr 27, 2015
Woman Out-Flexes Man on Professional Football Cam

Woman Out-Flexes Man on Professional Football Cam

One woman brought her big guns to a recent Philadelphia Soul football game, but there was no reason to call the... Read »

Apr 27, 2015
Sneakers Worn by Then-Rookie Jordan Sold at Auction

Sneakers Worn by Then-Rookie Jordan Sold at Auction

A pair of Nike sneakers worn by Michael Jordan was sold for more than $71,000 at an auction Sunday. Watch »

Apr 27, 2015
Dortmund, American Pharoah Vie for Kentucky Derby Favorite

Dortmund, American Pharoah Vie for Kentucky Derby Favorite

Bob Baffert is riding high these days, knowing he holds a pair of aces heading into the Kentucky Derby. Read »

Apr 27, 2015
Kentucky Derby: 5 Horses to Watch

Kentucky Derby: 5 Horses to Watch

The Kentucky Derby routinely attracts a full field of 20 horses, even though half or more of them have little chance... Read »

Apr 27, 2015
Police Seek UFC Champ Jon Jones in Hit-and-Run

Police Seek UFC Champ Jon Jones in Hit-and-Run

Albuquerque police are searching for UFC light heavyweight champion and upstate New York native Jon Jones on Sunday... Read »

Apr 27, 2015
Minnesota Wild Beat St. Louis Blues in Game 6

Minnesota Wild Beat St. Louis Blues in Game 6

Zach Parise scored twice, including a short-handed, highlight-reel goal to get Minnesota going in the first period... Read »

Apr 27, 2015
Hawks to Play Wild in Second Round of Playoffs

Hawks to Play Wild in Second Round of Playoffs

For the third year in a row, the Chicago Blackhawks will play the Minnesota Wild in the postseason as the teams will... Read »

Apr 27, 2015
Toews vs. Keith: Blackhawks' First Round MVP?

Toews vs. Keith: Blackhawks' First Round MVP?

The Chicago Blackhawks got some big-time contributions from all over their lineup as they defeated the Nashville... Read »

Apr 26, 2015
Which Team Poses Tougher Challenge for Hawks?

Which Team Poses Tougher Challenge for Hawks?

The Chicago Blackhawks are still waiting to find out who their next playoff opponent is, but which team poses a... Read »

Apr 26, 2015

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