Posts Tagged Social affairs

Venue hearing set in ex-Penn State president suit

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A federal judge has scheduled a Nov. 14 hearing to determine whether former Penn State president Graham Spanier’s defamation suit against former FBI director Louis Freeh should be heard in federal court or in Centre County where it was filed.

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A look at key developments in NFL controversies

In this Thursday, May 29, 2014, file photo, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, right, addresses members of the media in Foxborough, Mass. The NFL is under pressure from sponsors, fans and lawmakers for its handling of domestic violence allegations against several players. At issue is whether the league is acting swiftly enough to investigate or discipline players. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL is under pressure from sponsors, fans and lawmakers for its handling of domestic violence allegations against several players. At issue is whether the league is acting swiftly enough to investigate or discipline players.

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Report: NFL racial hiring up, women hires lagging

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The NFL set an all-time high for its racial hiring practices, yet continues to struggle with diversity in gender hiring at the team level.

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Upgraded facilities help ACC keep up with Joneses

In this Dec. 14, 2013, file photo, Clemson players huddle before NCAA college football practice at their team's indoor facilityin Clemson, S.C. During the past 18 months, half the Atlantic Coast Conference  schools have either begun or completed major projects to upgrade their football facilities.  Clemson opened the new indoor practice facilities in 2013.(AP Photo/Anderson Independent-Mail, Mark Crammer, File) THE GREENVILLE NEWS OUT, SENECA NEWS OUT

There’s a construction boom taking place across the Atlantic Coast Conference.

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Black women’s group criticizes NFL

WASHINGTON (AP) — A leading black women’s group is calling the NFL’s decision not to include any African-American women as consultants on domestic violence “unacceptable.”

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