NCAA stipend proposal raises amateur athletics questions

Jan 13, 2012
Boise State University President Bob Kustra discusses why he's against a proposal that would offer $2,000 stipends to student athletes, and why it's time to take a closer look at Division I football and men's basketball.
Posted In: Sports, NCAA, college sports

Mid-day Extra: The Gatorade shower

Jan 10, 2012
Dumping Gatorade on a coach after a big victory is a tradition for college and professional athletes, but where did that tradition come from?
Posted In: football, Sports, Gatorade

NBC Sports Network a new opponent for ESPN

Jan 2, 2012
Comcast gets into the lucrative business of round-the-clock sports programming.
Posted In: Sports, espn, NBC

A true holiday tradition: The NBA on Christmas

Dec 23, 2011
The NFL has its Thanksgiving tradition, and the NBA has Christmas. Ever wonder why?
Posted In: Sports, NBA, Christmas

A casino for Foxboro?

Dec 20, 2011
Foxboro, Mass., already has a football stadium and a huge mall. Steve Wynn and Robert Kraft would like to add a casino to the mix, but many residents say enough is enough.
Posted In: Sports, American Football, NFL, casinos

Mixed martial arts makes network debut

Nov 11, 2011
Could this weekend's fights on Fox be the "ultimate" challenge to boxing's dominance?
Posted In: Sports

Big fights could help the ailing Las Vegas economy

Nov 11, 2011
A big fight is schedule this weekend in Las Vegas, between Manny Pacquiao and Juan Manuel Marquez. What kind of impact do these fights have on the local economy in Vegas?
Posted In: Sports

Brand Penn State suffers a blow

Nov 10, 2011
The football scandal could cost the university in multiple ways off the field.
Posted In: Sports

Michael Jordan's hero image tarnished in NBA negotiations

Nov 10, 2011
Possibly the greatest basketball player of all time, Michael Jordan could become the NBA's most unpopular team owner for his tough tactics at the bargaining table during NBA contract negotiations.
Posted In: Sports

Mid-day Extra: Where boxing has gone since the days of Joe Frazier

Nov 8, 2011
The rivalry between Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier was one of sports legend. But what has happened to boxing since those days?
Posted In: Sports, boxing