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NFL owners to vote on proposal to incentivize minority coach, GM hires

NFL owners to vote on proposal to incentivize minority coach, GM hires

Sports
May 15 (UPI) -- The NFL will present a pair of resolutions to league owners next week, including one that would improve draft picks for teams that hire minority candidates in head coach or general manager roles. Under the proposal, which is aimed at fixing diversity issues across the league, a team could upgrade its third-round draft selection by up to 16 picks if a minority candidate is hired. The draft pick could go up 10 spots for hiring a minority general manager or an equivalent-level position and six spots for hiring a minority candidate as head coach. If the plan is approved, teams also could move up five spots in the fourth round should a minority general manager or head coach enter the third year on the job. If a minority quarterbacks coach is retained after one season, the club...
NFL owners approve terms of new collective bargaining agreement proposal

NFL owners approve terms of new collective bargaining agreement proposal

Sports
Feb. 20 (UPI) -- NFL owners approved the negotiated terms of a new collective bargaining agreement proposal between the league and the NFL Players Association, the NFL said in a statement Thursday. All 32 NFL owners met Thursday in New York City for an update on the current CBA proposal. With league ownership accepting the terms, the vote will be sent to the players union ahead of a potential agreement between the parties. Three-fourths of the owners must agree to the collective bargaining agreement for it to be ratified. According to ESPN, the proposal didn't receive unanimous approval but garnered enough support to pass. The league's statement Thursday read, "Following more than ten months of intensive and thorough negotiations, the NFL Players and clubs have jointly developed a compre...
Telegraph owners to put newspapers up for sale

Telegraph owners to put newspapers up for sale

Business
The billionaire owners of the Daily Telegraph and the Sunday Telegraph are to put both titles up for sale.Sir Frederick and Sir David Barclay are understood to be reviewing all of their key assets, which includes the Telegraph Media Group (TMG).Figures published on 17 October showed TMG's profit for the last financial year was £900,000 - a 94 per cent drop on the previous financial year.The Barclay twins, who bought the paper in 2004, have declined to comment.The news of the sale was first reported by the Times.There have been rumours of a sale of the Telegraph for several years, which the owners have consistently denied. Sales of the print editions have plummeted in rec
Pornhub owners ‘profit from revenge porn’

Pornhub owners ‘profit from revenge porn’

Technology
Media playback is unsupported on your device The owners of porn streaming site Pornhub are profiting from "revenge porn" and failing to remove videos once reported, BBC News has been told.One woman, "Sophie", said she felt "violated" after a video featuring her was viewed hundreds of thousands of times when it was uploaded online.Campaign group #NotYourPorn said such content allowed Pornhub owners MindGeek to make greater advertising revenues.Pornhub said it "strongly condemns" revenge porn.It added it had "the most progressive anti-revenge-porn policy in the industry".It said it could not find "any record of any email" from Sophie asking for the videos featuring her to be taken down, but was now in touch with her and "looking forward to solvi...