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Jim Sweeney

ESPN 30 for 30 Playing for the Mob: Real Life or Fantasy?

Maura Sweeney | Posted 12.03.2014 | Sports
Maura Sweeney

Not many can claim to be a basketball star with a magna cum laude degree from BC. Fewer still have been enmeshed in a national point shaving scandal; testified against the mob without federal protection; or had their character tarnished by a famous wise guy in a Sports Illustrated cover story. But Jim Sweeney lived through it, all by the age of 23.

WATCH: Union Leader Calls Rahm A 'Judas' As City Workers Cry Foul

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

This week, a scathing report by the Civic Federation made it abundantly clear that pensions in the Chicagoland area are grossly underfunded, and that ...

Exposed: Texas Big Oil Funding Petition to Kill California's Anti-Pollution Legislation

Jonathan Kim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Jonathan Kim

Oil refiners Valero Energy Corp. and Tesoro Corp. are funding a petition drive to get a measure on the ballot suspending AB 32, California's landmark law to limit greenhouse gas emissions.

Co-Author of Report Cited by AB 32 Opponents Backs Away From Findings

Jonathan Kim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Jonathan Kim

The move by Republicans and polluters to suspend or kill AB 32, California's Global Warming Solutions Act, was dealt a devastating blow on Friday.