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This Is How To Pay College Athletes

It would be nice to end this column here. But, of course, not everyone agrees. Some people—the most salient are the generously compensated college sports executives and the lawyers they pay to defend the status quo in antitrust court—insist that … Continue reading

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Unlock The Internet

Thanks to FCC Chairman Ajit Pai, we now have the opportunity to return the Internet to a thriving platform for consumers that encourages investment and growth in new technologies, and guarantees the American people benefit over government bureaucrats. Stand up … Continue reading

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Obstacle to moving Rio Olympic venues? 1,400 silent athletes

AP 4:57 p.m. EDT September 2, 2015 American Alex Meyer is among the few who have spoken out. A 2012 Olympian and former world-champion distance swimmer, he wants the open-water venue moved from Copacabana Beach. He did not qualify this … Continue reading

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With NFL Rams gone, St. Louis still stuck with stadium debt

A few years ago, to maintain the stadium’s top-tier status, the Rams sought an estimated $700 million of improvements. St. Louis balked, and the Rams started looking elsewhere. To cover costs, the city paid about $6 million for annual debt … Continue reading

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Why Monopolies Make Government Spying Easier

What we now call electronic privacy first became an issue in the eighteen-seventies, after Western Union, the earliest and, in some ways, the most terrifying of the communications monopolies, achieved dominion over the telegraph system. Western Union was accused of … Continue reading

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