Kyle Ziemnick

Kyle is a graduate of the World Journalism Institute.

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A piece of the college sports pie

Education | California passes law requiring schools to allow payments to student-athletes
by Kyle Ziemnick
Posted 10/02/19, 03:38 pm

Student-athletes who already receive substantial college scholarships could also profit from endorsement deals under a new California law that has the potential to remake college sports.

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U.S. swimmer breaks Phelps’ butterfly record

by Kyle Ziemnick
Posted 7/26/19, 12:13 pm

U.S. swimmer Caeleb Dressel broke Michael Phelps’ decade-old world record in the 100-meter butterfly on Friday. In his semifinal heat at the World Swimming Championships in Gwangju, South Korea, Dressel finished in 49.50 seconds, beating Phelps’ 2009 time at the world meet in Rome by 0.32 seconds.

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House passes budget deal

by Kyle Ziemnick
Posted 7/26/19, 11:16 am

WASHINGTON—The U.S. House of Representatives passed a new budget deal Thursday in a 284-149 vote. The bill, which now goes to the Senate for approval, would raise the debt ceiling, lift budget caps, and allow more spending on both defense and nondefense projects. Although a vast majority of Democrats supported the measure, Republicans were split, with 132 against and 65 voting for the measure.

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