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…

Nixon appoints new MU Curator

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) – Gov. Jay Nixon has appointed a community development official with the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis to the University of Missouri Board of Curators. Nixon said in a news release Friday that Yvonne Sparks will fill a vacant seat on the board, which oversees the university’s four campuses. Her appointment…