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SEC considers allowing startups to “crowdfund”

  WASHINGTON (AP) — Startup companies would be able to sell stock over the Internet to small-time investors under rules put forth Wednesday by federal regulators. So-called “crowdfunding” has been popular for years now for […]

10/23/2013

The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Sharpie 500 auto race is run under the lights at Bristol Motor Speedway in Bristol, Tenn. on Aug. 22, 2009. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File)

Bristol Speedway unveils plan for Vols-Hokies game

BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee and Virginia Tech will finally play a football game at Bristol Motor Speedway in what is being billed as the “Battle of Bristol.” Track and officials from both universities formally […]

10/14/2013

Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban at an NBA game in Dallas on March 28, 2013. (AP Photo/Mike Fuentes, File)

SEC lawyer says Mark Cuban’s drive to win led him to cheat

DALLAS (AP) — A government lawyer says the drive to win that helps Mark Cuban succeed in business led the billionaire basketball owner to cheat by using insider information to sell stock in an Internet […]

10/01/2013

Oklahoma State head coach Les Miles, left, and offensive coordinator Mike Gundy sit during photo day for the Alamo Bowl NCAA college football game in San Antonio, Texas in December 2004. (AP Photo/The Tulsa World,  Kelly Kerr, File)

You win, big-time college athletics

Maybe it’s time to wave the white flag. Just concede that college sports will always be a cesspool of under-the-table payouts, win-at-all-cost coaches, look-the-other-way administrators, out-of-control boosters, and athletes who make a mockery of the […]

09/14/2013

Texas A&M's Johnny Manziel (2) celebrates a touchdown with teammate Ben Malena (1) during the fourth quarter of an NCAA college football game against Rice, Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, in College Station, Texas.  (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

5 things to know about Week 2 in college football

While Alabama rests and prepares for its rematch with Johnny Football and the most anticipated game of the season, most of the other highly ranked teams will be winding their way through early season tuneups […]

09/06/2013

Johnny Manziel, Texas A&M University quarterback, with his 2012 Heisman Trophy. (AP Photo)

Johnny Football back for Aggies

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Heisman Trophy winner Johnny Manziel is back on the field and back to his brash ways for No. 7 Texas A&M after serving a suspension in the first half against […]

08/31/2013

In this Friday, June 7, 2013 file photo, Ohio State University president Gordon Gee gives his retirement speech during the board of trustees meeting in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete, File)

Responses, many angry, flood Ohio State after remarks

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Joseph Nally was disappointed on three fronts by disparaging remarks made by Ohio State University’s former president — as a Roman Catholic, a graduate of Ohio State and a Notre Dame […]

07/31/2013

College football structure has NFL feel to it

(AP) — Fall football Saturdays look an awful lot like NFL Sundays, and not everyone is on board with the growing transformation. College football has taken on a power structure similar to the NFL – […]

09/05/2012

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