Michigan close to banning student-athlete unions a lifetime of benefits, not just a part-time job as a university employee."Football players at Northwestern, a Big Ten private school in Illinois, took a vote April 25 on whether to have the College Athletes Players Association represent them...
High school clubs carry on holiday service tradition

...downtown Salvation Army store to race to build about 200 Christmas meal boxes in time for distribution Friday and Saturday. Ten Juneau businesses came together to donate the food needed for the boxes - turkeys, pie filling, vegetables, yams and candy...
Today in History for Friday, Dec. 19, 2014

...obstruction of justice (he was subsequently acquitted by the Senate).(Stations: Al Goldstein entry, note title of magazine)Ten years ago: In Iraq, car bombs tore through a Najaf funeral procession and Karbala's main bus station, killing at least 60...
Today in History for Monday, Dec. 15, 2014

...Leaning Tower of Pisa, Italy, was reopened to the public after a $27 million realignment that had dragged on for over a decade.Ten years ago: Time Warner Inc. agreed to pay over $500 million to resolve federal securities fraud and accounting investigations...
Playoff participants stack AP All-America team

...with seven players on the first team, followed by the Atlantic Coast Conference with six.The Southeastern Conference and Big Ten each had four players chosen to the first team. The Big 12 had three. The lone player from outside the Big Five conferences...
College Football Playoffs are clouded by issues

...of Nebraska.Both of their schools are in the Big Ten.Ohio State is in the Big Ten.Whether there was a direct, indirect or specious...conference left out of the semifinals.-Winner: Big Ten. It's not on par with the SEC, Pac-12 or Big...
Review: 'Exodus' plagued by casting, script issues

...stories suited to this blockbuster era, offering both spectacle and name-brand familiarity.More than 50 years after "The Ten Commandments" sandals are back in style. We can only hope the trend will culminate in a seemingly ordained bit of casting...
City manager briefs chamber on budget

...the city needs to be "extremely conservative." "I was surprised at the magnitude of what we have lost," Kiefer said. "Ten million dollars over eight years is a lot to make up."The city has state revenue as well, but the state's budget trends...
Sports on TV

...Southern in Houston3:30 p.m., ESPN2 - Temple at Tulane3:45 p.m., ESPN - Kansas State at Baylor4 p.m., FOX - Big Ten championship, Ohio State vs. Wisconsin in Indianapolis4:07 p.m., ABC - ACC championship, Florida State vs. Georgia...
Today in History

...president-elect as a divided U.S. Supreme Court reversed a state court decision for recounts in Florida's contested election.Ten years ago: A bomb exploded in a market in southern Philippines, killing at least 14 people. Militants blew up an Israeli base...


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