Reported by L.A. Times Jumping into the new arms race in college sports – schools battling for massive sponsorships – UCLA has landed what is believed to be the biggest shoe and apparel deal in NCAA history.
The 15-year, $280-million contract with Under Armour was scheduled to be announced at noon Tuesday,.. »more
Boko Haram militants are believed to be holding hundreds of captives in Nigeria's Sambisa forest, including more than 200 Chibok schoolgirls kidnapped in 2014. The armed forces of Nigeria and Cameroon are trying to free the hostages, but the forest is a good place for militants to hide and a..
[New Times] The local private sector has for the past many years complained about the numerous non-tariff barriers (NTB) along the Central Corridor, saying this was affecting their businesses and competitiveness. However, with the recent commitment by the governments of Rwanda and the Republic of..
Josh Rosen knows how things work in the NCAA. Like when a school signs the most lucrative shoe and apparel deal in college sports history, and the starting quarterback -- and every other athlete on campus -- won't see a dime of the money that comes from it. UCLA announced Tuesday it had inked a...
NFL owners voted Tuesday to award the 2021 game to the nation’s second largest market for the first time since 1993. The game will be played at the yet-to-be-constructed Inglewood stadium, which is scheduled to open for the 2019..
[Reuters Media Express] Cairo -The head of Egypt's forensics authority dismissed a suggestion on Tuesday that the small size of the body parts retrieved since an EgyptAir plane crashed last week indicated there was an explosion on board. Investigators struggling to work out why the Airbus 320 jet..
Josh Hamilton will not play this season, the Texas Rangers announced Monday.The outfielder will undergo surgery on his left knee for the third time in nine months. General Manager Jon Daniels said Hamilton hopes to return next season, the last in a five-year, $125-million contract he signed with...