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REPORT: Michael Phelps Arrested

www.tmz.com | Posted 09.30.2014 | Sports
Read More: Sports, Sports News

Michael Phelps was arrested for driving under the influence in Maryland early this morning ... law enforcement sources tell TMZ Sports. ...

Time to Blow the Whistle on Sports TV Blackouts

Chris Meyer | Posted 09.29.2014 | Politics
Chris Meyer

Back in 1975, the Federal Communications Commission put a rule in place that says cable companies can't carry games that have been blacked out locally, and that rule was eventually extended to satellite TV providers as well.

Spotlight on 4 of the Most Interesting People in New York City

Donna Labermeier | Posted 09.29.2014 | New York
Donna Labermeier

From the creative juices flowing inside the private Ateliers to the magical world of Broadway to Hell's Kitchen, these four inspiring and uber-talented individuals let their passions guide the direction of their life's work.

Gulf Proxy War: UAE Seeks to Further Damage Qatar's Already Tarnished Image

James Dorsey | Posted 09.29.2014 | World
James Dorsey

The United Arab Emirates and Qatar are locked into a propaganda war with public relations agencies and front organizations as proxies that is backfiring on both Gulf states.

The Revised NFL Drug Use Policy

Richard Taite | Posted 09.26.2014 | Sports
Richard Taite

The NFL has put the final touches on a new drug policy. This new policy, which is the first major update since the last policy in 2010, is between the NFL Players Association and the NFL. The significant changes are with regard to HGH (Human Growth Hormone) testing and marijuana use.

10 Secrets Your Teens Want You to Know But Won't Tell You

Barbara Greenberg | Posted 09.26.2014 | Parents
Barbara Greenberg

have been talking to your teens for over two decades. Even though trends and styles may change, teens still have the same concerns and the same secrets that they would like you to know, but just don't feel comfortable telling you.

Life of Professional Surf Photographer Chris Burkard

The Surf Channel | Posted 09.26.2014 | Travel
The Surf Channel

"That was always one of my goals as a kid," Burkard said about making the cover of Surfer Magazine. "To be able to slowly climb the ranks, I felt like I finally made it."

If I Were the NFL Spokesperson, Here's What I'd Say

Dave Horn | Posted 09.25.2014 | Sports
Dave Horn

Is this too much to ask for?

Star Athletes Who Got Cut From Teams

Bleacher Report | Posted 09.25.2014 | Sports
Read More: Sports, Sports News

No one enjoys being told that they're not good enough, but imagine the looks on some of the faces of athletes when they got word that they had been cu...

The Giant Determination of Jameel McClain

Jens Erik Gould | Posted 09.25.2014 | Sports
Jens Erik Gould

When Jameel McClain readies for the snap behind the New York Giants' defensive line, the imposing 6-foot-1-inch, 250-pound linebacker knows his task is to stop some of the most talented offensive players in the league.

Sport For All Campaign Needed to Attack Health Crisis

Ken Reed | Posted 09.25.2014 | Sports
Ken Reed

The U.S. is considered a sports-mad country but what we're really crazy about is sitting on our couches watching elite athletes play sports on our HDTVs. It's time to get out and play the games ourselves. Tennis. Basketball. Volleyball. Soccer. Whatever the sport, it's time to participate instead of watching from the sidelines.

7 Illinois High Schools With Surprising Mascots

Reboot Illinois | Posted 09.24.2014 | Chicago
Reboot Illinois

Fall sports season is underway for Illinois high school students who are wearing their school colors and being cheered on by their schools' mascots. But among the ubiquitous Eagles and Wildcats, some Illinois high schools have some pretty creative mascots.

Looking To The World Of Sports To Solve Workplace Burnout

The Huffington Post | Jordan Jayson | Posted 09.25.2014 | Business

By now, stress, burnout, and 24/7 connectivity have become accepted realities of the American workplace. And beyond the toll this takes on our health,...

Breaking Down UFC 178

Dan Shapiro | Posted 09.24.2014 | Sports
Dan Shapiro

UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson puts his belt on the line for the second time in three months this Saturday, September 27.

Sports, Violence, Drugs

Daniel N. Nelson | Posted 09.23.2014 | Sports
Daniel N. Nelson

Today, every sport is troubled by violence on and off the field, sexual predators, illegal drug usage, and corrupt practices. In the United States alone, one need only mention names - Bonds, Sandusky, Armstrong, Rice - but the list is endless.

Q: What Happens When an Athlete Suffers a Concussion? A: Poetry

Loren Kleinman | Posted 09.23.2014 | Books
Loren Kleinman

Tom Lombardo spent his late teens and early 20s playing football as a running back at a state champion Western Pennsylvania high school, and then at Carnegie-Mellon University in Pittsburgh.

Israel Mobilizes to Deprive Qatar of the World Cup

James Dorsey | Posted 09.23.2014 | World
James Dorsey

Israel appears to be mobilizing a grassroots campaign against Qatar's hosting of the 2022 World Cup as part of the Jewish state's effort to isolate Hamas, the Islamist militia that controls the Gaza Strip, and bolster the fortunes of the Palestine Authority of President Mahmoud Abbas.

Adventures of a Cranky Gambler -- NFL Week 3

Steve Belanger | Posted 09.22.2014 | Sports
Steve Belanger

After big wins on Thursday and the early Sunday slate, I was sitting pretty. There were only three four o'clock games, so I debated just sitting out the afternoon and reveling in my glory. But that is not what problem gamblers do.

5 College Football Towns for Haters

Orbitz.com | Posted 09.22.2014 | Travel
Orbitz.com

It's game time, and touchdowns and tailgating are in full swing. But not everyone is ready for some footballlll. These five great college towns offer plenty of amusements beyond the end zone. These are our top picks for destinations that score big with football junkies and non-fans alike.

Football Needs to Reclaim Its Nostalgia

Steven Schlozman, M.D. | Posted 09.22.2014 | Sports
Steven Schlozman, M.D.

You know what's missing from this year's football? Football. There's plenty of football news, but that isn't of course the same thing. We've got head injuries and the latest spate of domestic violence. But what we don't have is the game itself.

Bottom of the Ninth for 'The Right Way'

Richard French | Posted 09.22.2014 | Sports
Richard French

I've never met Derek Jeter but having watched his entire career I'm willing to bet that if asked how he feels about being a role model to so many fans, he would say he was just doing his job the best way he knew how.

Kate Sheppard

Dianne Feinstein Wants NFL Players Accused of Domestic Violence To Be Benched

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 09.22.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senator and San Francisco 49ers fan Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) said Sunday that defensive end Ray McDonald should be on the bench while...

IOC President's Call for Transparency Challenges Middle Eastern/Asian Political Dominance of Soccer

James Dorsey | Posted 09.21.2014 | Sports
James Dorsey

Taken at face value, a rare acknowledgment by International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach that sports and politics are inextricably intertwined should be a first step towards radical reform that offers a proper structure to govern the relationship.

NFL Fumbles

Joe Peyronnin | Posted 09.20.2014 | Sports
Joe Peyronnin

The NFL is a huge business, but with its success comes great responsibility. Yet the owners and commissioner of the NFL have been more committed to protecting their business than in getting out ahead on several key social issues that have faced the league. Where is the leadership?

College Football's Playoff System -- An Analytical Projection

Nik Bonaddio | Posted 09.19.2014 | Sports
Nik Bonaddio

We can't tell much only two weeks in, but what we can say with some confidence is there are certain teams that so far statistically meet the profile of a champion, at least in analytic comparison to past champions.