Bloomberg BNA — Russia, Denmark and Canada all are trying to prove that their land masses extend to the North Pole, handing the international commission that gives its expert recommendations on such matters its most highly contested issue to date and highlighting the central role the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea will have in determining the future of the rapidly changing region.
Northwestern University football players were given the right to form college sports’ first labor union in a ruling that could seismically change the $16 billion business of top-level university athletics.
The University of Connecticut women’s basketball team opened defense of its national title with an 87-44 rout of Prairie View A&M in the first round of the National Collegiate Athletic Association tournament.
Pennsylvania State University has selected Eric J. Barron, the leader of Florida State University, as its next president, more than two years after a child sexual- abuse scandal linked to the football team rocked the school.
Joe Paterno’s family filed an amended complaint in its case over penalties levied against Penn State University’s football program after the Jerry Sandusky sex-abuse scandal and named the school as a defendant.