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No Unionization: Board dismisses ruling to allow college athletes to unionize

The ruling by the five-member National Labor Relations Board concluded that letting Northwestern football players unionize could lead to different standards at different schools, from amounts of money players receive to the amount of time they can practice.

Athletic Bilbao celebrates a Spanish Super Cup championship. August 17, 2015

Bilbao holds off Barcelona to win Super Cup 5-1 on aggregate

Bilbao won its last title in 1984, when it beat Barcelona 1-0 in the Copa del Rey final to complete a double of cup and league trophies.


NFL Training Camps: Vikings lose starter, Bills shuffle secondary & more

Vikings right tackle Phil Loadholt's season is over because of a torn left Achilles tendon.

San Diego Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers (17) signals during the fourth quarter of an NFL football game against the Oakland Raiders in Oakland, Calif., Sunday, Oct. 6, 2013.

Rivers: Commitment from Chargers outweighs uncertainty

Rivers agreed Saturday night to the $84 million deal, which will allow him to retire as a Charger.


Jets’ Marshall says Geno Smith did nothing to warrant punch

In an interview Monday with ESPN Radio's "Mike & Mike" show on KPUG, Marshall says he saw then-teammate Ikemefuna Enemkpali punch Smith and break his jaw. Marshall says Smith didn't stick a finger in Enemkpali's face, as some reports suggested.


National Labor Board dismisses ruling to allow college athletes to unionize

Monday's ruling says unionization could throw off the "competitive balance" between teams by setting different standards for practice, pay and other conditions at union and non-union schools.


No ‘participation trophies’ in James Harrison’s house

The Steelers linebacker says he won't reward his sons just for showing up.


Football’s future? Training with virtual reality

Getting a few “mental reps” has never been easier at Ole Miss: The Rebels are one of a growing number of football programs dabbling in technology to supplement work on the field.


After prison, Pistorius set for ‘mansion arrest’

In one of the wealthiest suburbs of South Africa's capital Pretoria stands a three-story mansion where Paralympic gold medalist Oscar Pistorius will be taken on his release from prison this week.


Jason Day wins in record fashion

Bruised but toughened by a difficult childhood, Australia's Jason Day endured several close calls at the majors before finally landing one with a three-shot victory at the PGA Championship.


Monday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Monday, Aug. 17.


‘Full Clubhouse’

The classic San Francisco-set sitcom gets a Major League makeover.

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Kenseth in control at Michigan, wins 3rd Cup race of season

Matt Kenseth raced to his third NASCAR Sprint Cup victory of the season, winning in convincing fashion Sunday at Michigan International Speedway.

New England Patriots' Tim Tebow, left, and Philadelphia Eagles' Riley Cooper meet after a preseason NFL football game, Friday, Aug. 9, 2013, in Philadelphia. New England won 31-22.

Tebow runs for a score, Eagles beat Colts

Tim Tebow threw for 69 yards and ran for a touchdown in his first game in two years,and the Philadelphia Eagles beat the Indianapolis Colts Sunday.

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Jason Day closes out his record setting PGA Championship

Jason Day led wire-to-wire Sunday at Whistling Straits to close out a record-setting PGA Championship and capture his first major title.

New York Yankees starting pitcher Masahiro Tanaka, left, stands with teammates in the outfield, Tuesday, June 10, 2014, in Seattle, a day before he is scheduled to start against the Seattle Mariners in a baseball game.

Tanaka pitches 5-hitter, leads Yankees over Blue Jays

The Yankees won their third straight following a five-game skid and extended their AL East lead over Toronto to 1 ½ games.

Chicago Bears' helmets sit on the bench during the second half of an NFL football pre-season game against the Carolina Panthers in Charlotte, N.C., Friday, Aug. 9, 2013. The Panthers won 24-17.

Bears rookie WR Kevin White needs surgery on leg stress fracture

General manager Ryan Pace says the first-round draft pick will have surgery on his shin and spend at least eight games on the physically unable to perform list.

Jason Day & Jordan Spieth at the PGA Championship at Whistling Straits

Jason Day takes the lead into final round of PGA Championship at Whistling Straits

Matt Jones is in the clubhouse with the lead at the PGA Championship. He finished up a second round of 7-under 65 and is 11 under for the tournament. That's two shots ahead of Jason Day and three in front of Justin Rose


Red Sox manager Farrell says he has ‘very treatable’ cancer

Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell says he has a "very treatable" form of cancer. Farrell said Friday that he would take a medical leave to deal with lymphoma.


Snoop’s son quits football at UCLA to concentrate on film

UCLA wide receiver Cordell Broadus, the son of rapper Snoop Dogg, is giving up football to concentrate on pursuing a career in film production.

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