Cleveland to begin refunding players for ‘jock tax’

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Cleveland may end up paying pay back millions in tax refunds after the state’s highest court rejected the city’s appeal over its formula for taxing visiting professional athletes. The Ohio Supreme Court last week upheld a ruling that said the city’s so-called “jock tax” violates players’ due process rights. Former NFL…

Former minority MU faculty voice support for protesters

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A group of minority former faculty members at the University of Missouri says racial problems must be addressed. The MU Former Faculty of Color released a statement late Friday supporting students protesting what they say is a racist environment at the predominantly white Columbia campus. The statement is signed by…