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Comcast Hopes for A TV Windfall from Super Bowl, Olympics

By Tali Arbel | Jan 25
Comcast's NBC is airing both the Super Bowl and the Olympics in February, a double-whammy sports extravaganza that the company expects to yield $1.4 billion in ad sales, helping it justify the hefty price it's paying for both events.

Eddie Redmayne - A 'Vicious' Soccer Player

Eddie Redmayne - A 'Vicious' Soccer Player

Jan 23
The cast and crew of soccer-themed family animation "Early Man" are not fans of the beautiful game.

Attention Backcountry Skiers: Scientists Want Your Help

By Dan Joling | Jan 6
America's space agency wants you to head for the mountains with a smartphone and a measuring stick.

College Baseball Series Scrapped Over Miss. Anti-LGBTQ Law

By Kilian Melloy | Jan 4
A three-game baseball series between a New York university and a Mississippi school was dropped from the February sports calendar thanks to a state law that takes aim at GLBTs.

Florida, Texas May Attract Athletes After Tax Law Change

By Ronald Blum | Dec 23
Teams in Texas, Florida, Nevada and Washington state may have become more attractive destinations for free agents following the enactment of tax law changes.

Sports Unions Unveil Universal Declaration of Player Rights

By Stephen Whyno | Dec 16
Among the 17 articles laid out in the declaration are rights to unionize and collectively bargain, express opinions freely and receive equal pay for equal work.

Russia Allows Rainbow Flags at 2018 FIFA World Cup

By Ryan Lynch | Dec 10
Russia will allow rainbow flags to be displayed during the 2018 FIFA World Cup despite a anti-gay propaganda law that makes the display of these symbols in public illegal.

First Openly Lesbian NBA Referee to Get Award

By Ryan Lynch | Dec 9
Violet Palmer, the first female referee in NBA history, will be awarded for her contributions as being an out women of color.

Soccer, Rugby Teams Wear Rainbow Laces in Anti-Homophobia Campaign

By Ryan Lynch | Dec 2
English soccer and rugby teams took to the pitch with multi-color laces to support the fight against homophobia.

Lesbian Bowler Wins Male Pro Bowling Tournament

By Ryan Lynch | Nov 26
Liz Johnson's bowling win on last Saturday wasn't just another victory for her. The lesbian bowler won the Professional Bowling Association's Chameleon Championship, becoming only the second woman to do so.

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