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College football players are 'employees,' U.S. gov't labor group contends

Doug G. WareWASHINGTON, Oct. 11 (UPI) -- A U.S. government labor group says college football players are "employees" of the schools they play for, and that some restrictions placed on them are illegal.
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We asked members of the Orlando Sentinel staff to share some of their memories of Arnold Palmer. Mulligan and more Arnold Palmer had a pet dog in his Bay Hill office. Its name was "Mulligan." Perfect.
Arnold Palmer's vast legacy isn't found just in his hallowed golf career, charity work and family. You'll find it inside of a glass as well. Palmer may not have been the first to mix iced tea and lemo
What made Arnold Palmer such an object of admiration? We originally made a list of 86 reasons for his 86th birthday. We figured we'd update it when turned 100. Sadly, we'll never see that day. But we
French Open champion Garbine Muguruza ended Svetlana Kuznetsova's winning streak at the WTA Finals Friday with a consolation 3-6 6-0 6-1 victory
Arsene Wenger says Lucas Perez will be out of action for up to eight weeks after the Arsenal striker was targeted by a "stupid" challenge from Reading's Danzell Gravenberch
Crystal Palace manager Alan Pardew says his side must maintain their concentration for the full 90 minutes this weekend or risk being punished by a confident Liverpool side
Kaizer Chiefs are scoring beautiful goals that are largely going unnoticed as they hit their stride in the Premier Soccer League‚ said coach Steve Komphela ahead of Saturday’s Soweto derby ag
Polokwane City coach Luc Eymael says bragging rights might be important in Sunday’s Premier League Limpopo derby but the points are worth much more as his side meet Baroka FC on Sunday for on
Ireland’s elite show jumpers are to gather in Dublin next month to formulate a strategy for championship success in what Darragh Kenny has described as a “hugely positive” developmen
Over 40,000 FPL managers have shown Sergio Aguero the door so far this week and it’s not hard to see why.
Former Mayo forward Aidan Kilcoyne will play in goal for Knockmore in tomorrow evening’s Mayo SFC final — three years after suffering a horrific knee injury that looked set to end his care
Ireland’s hopes of World Cup qualification have been dealt a serious blow after captain Megan Frazer was ruled out for up to nine months.
Katie Taylor marked her decision to turn professional with a declaration of intent, claiming she is “ready to conquer” the paid game just as she has done in amateur boxing.
Looking at the scoreline you’d assume a cakewalk. Ballygunner ran up 4-20 when beating Passage last Sunday, collecting a third Waterford senior hurling title in a row.
Castleknock 0-11St Jude’s 1-4Dublin SFC
PGA Tour rookie Seamus Power insisted he must remain aggressive after he fired a seven under 65 to grab a share of the early clubhouse lead in the PGA Tour’s Sanderson Farms Championship in Miss
The Abu Dhabi Total WRT that includes Kris Meeke/Paul Nagle and Craig Breen/Scott Martin complete their competitive season on Wales Rally GB that begins today. 
Two goals down going into the decisive away leg of their First Division promotion play-off against Drogheda United, the situation looks pretty daunting for Cobh Ramblers.
Luke Shaw wants to earn Jose Mourinho’s trust and help Manchester United kick on up the table.
The Premier League and Football Association will be delighted they secured their most recent global television deals before the recent spate of images depicting violence in around stadiums went viral.
The IRFU is open to the prospect of private investors purchasing stakes in the professional provinces in order to bridge the widening financial gap with cash-rich English and French competitors.
Irish TV Tralee Warriors take a six-point first-leg lead to the ALSAA in Dublin tomorrow when they face Griffith Swords Thunder in the Hula Hoops National Cup (7.30pm, ALSAA Dublin).
Just short of 10 months ago, Munster pulled off one of the most important wins of their 2015/16 season when they beat Ulster by two points (9-7) in the Guinness PRO12 at Kingspan Stadium. 
Connacht lock Ultan Dillane is confident the westerners can end another hoodoo against Leinster at the RDS tomorrow.
Waterford manager Derek McGrath admitted he expected Kilkenny to win last month’s All-Ireland hurling final.
It’s five years since Dublin GAA unleashed their ‘Blue Wave’ strategic plan on us, writes Brendan O’Brien. 
For 150 years Irish people have used bicycles to live, work, compete, love, fight, to have fun. During this time the bicycle has changed people’s lives and this change has been dramatic, writes
HE may be known as ‘the fastest Paralympian on the planet’, but Jason Smyth is not about to get carried away by the third consecutive gold medal in the 100m sprint he earned in Rio.
Allegations that Western Province Rugby owe a company called Aerios‚ who sell commercial rights and stadium advertising‚ R72-million‚ appear to be off the mark.
Arsene Wenger fears the case to introduce safe-standing at English stadiums has been damaged by the violence at West Ham on Wednesday.
Pitso Mosimane returned from African Champions League success to a letter from the Premier Soccer League charging him for bringing the game into disrepute‚ but he says he will vigorously figh
Slaven Bilic believes West Ham’s reputation is being dragged through the gutter by a small minority of supporters. His side's win over Chelsea was marred by violence at the London Stadium.
Pune is set to host India's next Davis Cup tie against New Zealand on the hard courts of Balewadi Sports Complex . The post Davis Cup: India to host New Zealand in Pune after heavy defeat to Spain app

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