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AP-NORC Poll: 66% Favor Endorsement Money for NCAA Athletes

As the NCAA grapples with how to provide athletes opportunities to be compensated for their fame, about two-thirds of Americans support college players being permitted to earn money for endorsements. That's according to a new poll from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research. Support for the NCAA allowing...

Mayor Brand Takes Heat for Vetoing Ban on Retroactive Raises

In the latest chapter of the bubbling fight over separation of power in Fresno City Hall, Mayor Lee Brand vetoed a resolution that attempted to restrict how staff pay raises are regulated. The city council voted 6-0 on July 25 to bar retroactive raises after an employee has given notice to...

Police: 'Empire' Actor Staged Attack to 'Promote His Career'

CHICAGO — "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett staged a racist and homophobic attack because he was unhappy about his salary and wanted to promote his career, Chicago's police superintendent said Thursday. Before the attack, Smollett also sent a threatening letter that targeted himself to the Fox studio in Chicago where "Empire"...