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Pepsi Says It Will Stick With Penn State Sponsorship

Penn State's profile is growing more radioactive with each revelation about alleged child sex abuse and a coverup, but the university will still have a soda to call its own. Pepsi on Wednesday said it will remain a sponsor of the school and its football team.

NCAA Rules Trap Many College Athletes in Poverty

College football and basketball players are getting played instead of getting paid: Though they bring in the big bucks for their institutions of higher learning, more than 8 out of 10 of those FBS student-athletes are living below the poverty line, according to a new study.

New Details in Hewlett-Packard Pretexting Case

In 2006, tech giant Hewlett-Packard grabbed headlines as it found itself immersed in the middle of a stunning pretexting scandal that would force high-profile resignations, lead to public distrust and plenty of legal action. Since then, the case seemed to have died down. But not so fast ...

HP to Launch Investigation into Hurd's Departure

Hewlett-Packard is planning an independent investigation into the circumstances surrounding the forced resignation of CEO Mark Hurd last year and the compensation package he received. A shareholder lawsuit claims HP's directors wasted company money by awarding Hurd as much as $53 million in severance.

Fergie Talks Books, Not Bribes at Trade Show

The Duchess of York is embroiled in yet another public mess back home in England (bribery charges, a potential Parliamentary investigation), but today at the Book Expo America trade show she focused on her series of children's books.

Nike's New Tiger Woods Ad: A Mercenary, Creepy Misfire

Nike wanted to accelerate the public rehabilitation of Tiger Woods with a new ad featuring the voice of the golfer's deceased father. Instead, it has made its star endorser even more alien, mercenary and unsympathetic than before.