College football players deserves answers amid uncertainty

The people running college football owe the players an answer. With the 2020 season on the brink and the careers of the athletes in flux, there’s a simple question that no coach, administrator or commissioner can answer right now: “What’s next?”

All signs over the weekend continued to point to a great unwinding of the 2020 college football season. At the same time, a unified and unprecedented movement began on Sunday night – led by Clemson’s Trevor Lawrence and linked by the #WeWantToPlay hashtag – to potentially give players a seat at the table as the decisions are made on the future of the sport. By late Sunday, there had been buy-in from players in all major conferences and the hope to “ultimately create a College Football Players Association.”

This unfolded in the wake of Big Ten presidents meeting for consecutive days to discuss the fate of the season, and

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Google’s Search Dominance Deserves Hot-Seat Scrutiny

(Bloomberg Opinion) — The main event has arrived. On Wednesday, and for the first time as a group, the CEOs of four of the biggest technology companies — Inc., Apple Inc. and Facebook Inc. and Google parent Alphabet Inc. —  will go before a U.S. House subcommittee to address allegations of monopolistic practices and abusing the power of their platforms to crush or stifle competitors. 

Each of the giants is vulnerable in its own way. Apple, for instance, has come under increasing scrutiny for the onerous terms of its App Store, which has become a crucial gateway for developers to reach smartphone users; look for CEO Tim Cook to defend the company’s fee structure and its requirements to use Apple’s payment system. Count on Amazon’s Jeff Bezos to extol the benefits of its vast e-commerce operations amid a pandemic as he faces questions on whether the company has used 

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