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Thursday, Mar 16, 2017 at 03:47 PM EDT

USA Gymnastics President Resigns Amid Abuse Scandal

USA Gymnastics President Resigns Amid Abuse Scandal

Steve Penny resigned as president of USA Gymnastics on Thursday following intensified pressure on the organization for its handling of sex abuse cases. The resignation came a week after the United States...

Thursday, Mar 16, 2017 at 01:29 PM EDT

March Madness Could Cost Employers $4B in Lost Productivity

March Madness Could Cost Employers $4B in Lost Productivity

As March Madness arrives, distracted workers around the country will be paying more attention to their brackets than their work, according to a report by outplacement firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas, NBC News...

Thursday, Mar 16, 2017 at 06:07 PM EDT

Report: Jose Fernandez Was Operating Boat in Deadly Crash

Report: Jose Fernandez Was Operating Boat in Deadly Crash

Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez was the operator of a speeding boat that crashed into a Miami Beach jetty on Sept. 25, killing the star baseball star and two other men, according to a report issued Thursday...

Wednesday, Mar 15, 2017 at 05:49 PM EDT

Obama Picks North Carolina Men, UConn Women in NCAA Tourney

Obama Picks North Carolina Men, UConn Women in NCAA Tourney

Former President Barack Obama is picking North Carolina to win the men's NCAA Tournament over Duke. Last year, Obama had Kansas winning it all in his bracket. The Jayhawks lost to eventual champion Villanova in...

Wednesday, Mar 15, 2017 at 04:56 PM EDT

Jury Convicts Sports Agent, Trainer in Cuban Smuggling Case

Jury Convicts Sports Agent, Trainer in Cuban Smuggling Case

A Miami jury on Wednesday convicted a Florida sports agent and a baseball trainer on charges they smuggled Cuban baseball players to the U.S. in search of big profits from professional free agent contracts. The...

Wednesday, Mar 15, 2017 at 06:48 PM EDT

US Women's Hockey Players Threaten Boycott Over Wages

US Women's Hockey Players Threaten Boycott Over Wages

The U.S. women's hockey team threatened to boycott the upcoming world championship tournament on home ice Wednesday unless there is significant progress in settling a wage dispute with USA Hockey they say has...

Wednesday, Mar 15, 2017 at 05:08 PM EDT

All Charges Dropped Against Darrelle Revis in Assault Case

All Charges Dropped Against Darrelle Revis in Assault Case

A judge has dismissed robbery, assault and all other charges against former New York Jets cornerback Darrelle Revis stemming from a fight last month in Pittsburgh, after a childhood friend testified that he...

Wednesday, Mar 15, 2017 at 05:56 AM EDT

Musher Becomes Oldest, Fastest Iditarod Winner

Musher Becomes Oldest, Fastest Iditarod Winner

Mitch Seavey became the oldest and fastest musher to win the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, in year marred by an abnormally high number of dog deaths. After bringing in his dog team off the Bering Sea ice and...

Tuesday, Mar 14, 2017 at 12:42 PM EDT

Goodyear Retires Blimps, But Replacements Are on Their Way

Goodyear Retires Blimps, But Replacements Are on Their Way

Goodyear has let the helium out of the last of its fabled fleet of blimps, but the company's flight program will continue. About two dozen employees were on hand early Tuesday to witness the deflation of...

Tuesday, Mar 14, 2017 at 05:07 AM EDT

Nor'easter Forces Basketball Teams to Alter Travel Plans

Nor'easter Forces Basketball Teams to Alter Travel Plans

Teams chasing a college basketball title are contending with an unexpected wrinkle that's making last-minute travel plans difficult — a fierce storm bearing down on the Northeast that's expected to dump up to...

NBC Connecticut's Shred-It Event Returns April 22
NBC Connecticut's Shred-It Event Returns April 22
Documents with account numbers, Social Security numbers and other sensitive information that are improperly discarded can make you vulnerable to identity theft. Read more
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