Controversial call costs Packers more than a victory

Sep 25, 2012
Last night's decision by replacement refs has ripple effects on teams, betting outfits, and the referee's labor dispute
Posted In: Sports, football, labor, NFL

NFL is back, but with replacement refs

Sep 5, 2012
The NFL season kicks off when the New York Giants host the Dallas Cowboys, but regular referees won't be there because of a contract dispute. We check out the financial lives of the men who wear black and white to make some green.
Posted In: football, labor, referees, Sports

USA Today tests more coverage of high school football

Sep 5, 2012
Added attention expands players' opportunities, but may heighten focus on athletics above academics.
Posted In: high school, football

Shannon Eastin becomes first female NFL referee tonight

Aug 9, 2012
Shannon Eastin will be making her historic NFL debut tonight as a temporary replacement. That's because the league locked out its regular refs as part of an ongoing dispute over salary and retirement benefits.
Posted In: football, NFL, women

A decision to leave Penn State's football team

Jul 24, 2012
As of last weekend, 18-year-old cornerback Ross Douglas was headed to Penn State to play football as a Nittany Lion; he's now de-committed in the wake of the NCAA sanctions on the school. He and his mother talk about the difficult decision.
Posted In: Penn State, football

Penn State football faces severe NCAA penalties

Jul 23, 2012
This morning the NCAA announced an array of penalties against Penn State University for allegedly covering up the sexual abuse of Jerry Sandusky. The penalties include a $60 million fine, a four-year bowl game ban, and a 40 percent cut in scholarships.
Posted In: football, college athletics, Penn State

NCAA rules on future of Penn State football

Jul 23, 2012
This morning the NCAA handed down its penalties to Penn State for the child sex abuse scandal. The Penn State football team is barred from all bowl games for four years and faces a $60 million fine.
Posted In: Penn State, college athletics, football

NFL legend Warren Sapp on his financial life after football

May 4, 2012
Super Bowl winning defensive tackle Warren Sapp discusses his recent bankruptcy filing and the lessons it has taught him.
Posted In: warren sapp, football, NFL, personal finances, Sports

Tebow on the blocks

Mar 19, 2012
Quarterback Payton Manning heads for Denver, which leaves the popular but uneven Tebow in football purgatory.
Posted In: football, Sports, NFL, Tim Tebow, Peyton Manning

What animals are predicting for the Super Bowl

Jan 30, 2012
Animals across the country are predicting who will win this year's Super Bowl.
Posted In: football, Super Bowl, animals