Tagged: Vote

Force people to vote?

STORY HIGHLIGHTS William Galston: Compulsory voting could move politics away from polarization and gridlock Haydon Manning: In Australia, voters face misleading negative ads and banal sloganeering Donna Brazile: We require jury attendance, paying taxes, so...

Will Scotland vote to leave UK?

STORY HIGHLIGHTS Scotland is holding a referendum on independence on September 18 Voters will face a yes/no question: “Should Scotland be an independent country?” A poll on Sunday for the first time suggested that the...

Report: Manfred 1 vote shy on 1st MLB ballot

Report: Manfred 1 vote shy on 1st MLB ballot

Updated: August 14, 2014, 3:53 PM ET Associated Press BALTIMORE — Rob Manfred fell one vote short of the required three-quarters majority on the first ballot Thursday to become the new baseball commissioner, a person...

Brosnan withdraws before MLB commish vote

Brosnan withdraws before MLB commish vote

Updated: August 14, 2014, 1:58 PM ET ESPN.com news services BALTIMORE — Major League Baseball chief operating officer Rob Manfred and Boston Red Sox chairman Tom Werner were left as the remaining candidates to succeed...

Big 12 commish: Vote about higher education

Updated: August 8, 2014, 12:11 PM ET ESPN.com Student Athletes Win NEXT VIDEO Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby was unapologetic Friday as the Power Five start to move ahead after securing more control than mid-major...

KSU’s Snyder as vote looms: ‘We’ve sold out’

Updated: August 7, 2014, 1:15 AM ET Associated Press MANHATTAN, Kan. — Bill Snyder ripped the big-time nature of college athletics as Kansas State opened fall camp Wednesday, lamenting the way universities have “sold out”...