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Pro sports becoming more open to paternity leave

Pro sports becoming more open to paternity leave

Tony Perez was on the road with the Cincinnati Reds in 1966 when he got the call that his first child was on the way. There was no discussion about leaving the team to attend Victor's birth, no such thing as paternity leave.
"They didn't give you any time off when I was playing," the Hall of Fame slugger said, recallin ... (full story)


Cavs Deng wins NBA citizenship award

Cavs Deng wins NBA citizenship award

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) — Luol Deng has never once forgotten home.
He has spent much of his adult life trying to give back to his native South Sudan, the war-torn African nation the Cavaliers forward and his family fled when he was a young boy.
And while Deng's contributions have touched many, he knows the work will nev ... (full story)


Browns' Mack looking forward with business over

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Dressed in a powder blue T-shirt, plaid shorts and a pair of flip-flops, Alex Mack looked ready to take a stroll on a beach somewhere in Florida. Maybe someday.
Instead, Mack walked back into work in Cleveland, still a member of the Browns.
Relieved that a whirlwind few weeks are behind him, the Pro B ... (full story)


Review: Missouri didn’t follow federal assault law

ROLLA, Mo. — An independent report released April 11 says the University of Missouri failed to follow parts of the federal law that governs sexual harassment on campus when handling the case of a former swimmer’s suicide.
The report concludes administrators on the Columbia, Mo., campus should have investigated 20-ye ... (full story)


Cleveland clash: Irving, Gordon in media spat

Cleveland clash: Irving, Gordon in media spat

CLEVELAND (AP) — As if the Cavaliers and Browns don't have enough trouble winning games. Now their most prominent stars are going at it.
Cavs All-Star guard Kyrie Irving and Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon spent the past few days in a media spat, exchanging barbs across TV, Twitter and newspaper.
Gordon, who led the NF ... (full story)