How MLB's Lockout Complicated Tommy Edman's Christmas Dinner

Dec 2, 2022

Things got tricky when Cardinals second baseman Tommy Edman spent holiday time with his siblings, who were also employed by M.L.B. teams. Tommy Edman’s father, John, and mother, Maureen, were among the family and friends who came out to see him play against the San Diego Padres in 2019.  Credit... The Edman Family By Scott Miller Feb. 25, 2022 SAN DIEGO — The baseball lockout is complicated on many levels, but perhaps nowhere wa ...read more

$20 million in student debt is getting wiped out for New Yorkers who went to a 'predatory' for-profit college that turned 'their dreams into debt,' Chuck Schumer says

Dec 2, 2022

Mayor Eric Adams of New York City announced debt relief for former Berkeley College students. The $20 million settlement resolved a 2018 lawsuit accusing the school of defrauding borrowers. Sen. Chuck Schumer touted the relief while pushing for Joe Biden to cancel student debt broadly. Loading Something is loading. Relief is on the way for students who may have been defrauded by one of New York's largest for-profit colleges. On Thursday, Mayor Eric Adams of New York City announc ...read more

College dreams dashed as young Afghan women fight to keep poverty at bay - Reuters

Dec 2, 2022

As Afghan universities reopen, some women can't afford to return Women and their relatives have lost jobs, straining finances Economic crisis could reverse gains in female education Taliban say they are working to support women in business KABUL, Feb 25 (Reuters) - As students return to universities across Afghanistan this month, law major Waheeda Bayat will not be among them. The 24-year-old was looking forward to resuming her course at the private Gawharshad University in Kabul, but ami ...read more

U.Va law school program courts first-generation college students - Reuters

Dec 2, 2022

REUTERS/Jonathan Drake Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com The University of Virginia School of Law's new Roadmap Scholars Initiative takes aim at the law school pipeline Administrators hope other top law schools will follow suit (Reuters) - The University of Virginia School of Law is taking what it says is the most comprehensive approach yet to promoting a diverse pipeline of law students, launching a program to guide first-generation college students and those fr ...read more

Ex-Casino Executive Gets 1 Year and 1 Day in Prison in College Admissions Scheme

Dec 2, 2022

The sentence for Gamal Abdelaziz, 64, of Las Vegas, was the longest yet in the continuing federal prosecution known as Operation Varsity Blues. Former Wynn Resorts executive Gamal Abdelaziz, right, arriving at Boston federal courthouse for his sentencing hearing Feb. 9, 2022. Credit... Katherine Taylor/Reuters Feb. 9, 2022 A former casino executive was sentenced on Wednesday to a year and a day in prison for participating in a conspiracy to sec ...read more

Deion Sanders and son appear in Oikos Super Bowl commercial

Dec 2, 2022

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In China's Zhejiang, college grads showered with loans to start businesses - Reuters

Dec 2, 2022

People wearing face masks to prevent the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) attend a job fair in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, China April 14, 2020. cnsphoto via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com BEIJING, Feb 17 (Reuters) - Enterprising Chinese college graduates will be able to borrow up to half a million yuan ($78,900) in the wealthy province of Zhejiang to start a business, and if it goes belly-up, the government will help pay at least 80% of the lo ...read more

College sim 'Two Point Campus' arrives on May 17th

Dec 2, 2022

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Push to Expand College Football Playoff Stumbles

Dec 2, 2022

Eleven of the sport's top figures have been unable to reach an agreement after months of negotiations, stalling hopes for more teams to be included in the national title race. Fans milling about in downtown Indianapolis ahead of the College Football Playoff national championship game between Georgia and Alabama on Monday night. Credit... AJ Mast, The New York Times Jan. 10, 2022 ...read more

Marshawn Lynch's Journey to the N.F.L. Mentor

Dec 2, 2022

Q. and A. The former Super Bowl champion has always had a way with words. It has turned him into a trusted adviser to N.F.L. and college football players who want to use their "wittys to get up out that siti." Marshawn Lynch credited his Buffalo Bills teammates for informing him about contributing to retirement accounts early in his career. "Even if you don’t want to, you’re going to do it." Credit... Taylor Glascock for The New York Times Published ...read more