The Supreme Court Just Made A Washington ‘Redskins’ Name Change Much Less Likely

The NFL franchise in Washington, D.C., received a major boost in its fight to save its controversial “Redskins” name Monday morning, thanks to a Supreme Court ruling in a separate legal dispute.  At issue is the team’s federal trademark protections for the nickname, which Native American activists have described as a “dictionary-defined racial slur.” The […]

These 2 High School Superstars Are Excelling On And Off The Court

Earning an invitation to the McDonald’s High School All-American game is like earning All-NBA honors as a professional: not just an All-Star appearance, but the pinnacle of the sport. Not only were Atlanta’s Wendell Carter Jr. and Salem, Oregon’s Evina Westbrook selected to the game, but they’ve also been chosen as the 2017 Morgan Wootten […]

Missouri Supreme Court Upholds St. Louis’ $11 Minimum Wage

The Missouri Supreme Court gave low-wage workers in St. Louis a raise on Tuesday. The five-judge panel issued a ruling upholding St. Louis’ minimum wage ordinance, saying it did not conflict with Missouri state law as business groups had argued. The decision means the city’s wage floor will soon rise to $ 10 per hour […]

Supreme Court Won’t Review Disputes Over Whether College Athletes Should Be Paid

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to take up the contentious issue of pay for college athletes, leaving in place a lower court’s decision finding that rules by the governing body for collegiate sports limiting compensation violate antitrust law. The justices declined to hear an appeal by the National Collegiate Athletic Association seeking to […]

There’s A Reason U.S. Open Tennis Players Looked So Good On The Court

Tennis players at the U.S. Open don’t mess around ― on or off the court. When each competitor is preparing for a match, they have a series of rituals they go through and one of our favorites is when they visit the Julien Farel Style Suite. As the official hairstylist and only beauty partner of the […]

LeBron: If You Can’t Score Some Zzs, You Can’t Score On The Court

NBA players always stress the fundamentals, like ball handling, dribbling, defense, shooting and increasingly, sleep. “Sleep is the most important thing when it comes to recovery,” LeBron James recently told CBS Sports. “And it’s very tough with our schedule. Our schedule keeps us up late at night, and most of the time it wakes us […]