Wells Fargo Bank will pay $185 million in penalties and $5 million to customers that regulators say were pushed into fee-generating accounts they never requested. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, created in response to the banking crisis of 2007-08, will receive $100 million; Los Angeles officials and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency were also party to the settlement. In a complaint filed in May 2015, California prosecutors alleged that Wells Fargo pushed customers into costly financial products that they did not need or even request.
By Larry Fine and Steve Gibsburg Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel has entered a treatment facility to deal with personal problems, the National Football League team said on Monday. Manziel, who struggled to live up to his status as a No.
GLENDALE, Arizona, Feb 1 (Reuters) - The Seattle Seahawks were left stunned after coming up one yard short of a second straight Super Bowl title on Sunday following one of the wildest ever finishes to a
PHOENIX, Jan 30 (Reuters) - As fans gather for Sunday's Super Bowl in Arizona, a billboard campaign is seeking to win acceptance for gay players whom the organizers say have been part of the National Football League
PHOENIX - As fans gather for Sunday's
By Andrew Both Reuters More than 100 million Americans are expected to watch this year's Super Bowl , but there are about 7 billion people in the rest of the...
New England has the Boston Tea Party and cream pie, Seattle has Starbucks and marijuana but only one will be crowned Super Bowl champions after an East Coast versus West Coast clash of teams as different as the cities they represent. It will be Beantown versus the Emerald City in the Arizona desert on Feb.
By Simon Evans SEATTLE, Jan 19 (Reuters) - The Seattle Seahawks' improbable come-from-behind win over the Green Bay Packers in Sunday's NFC championship game will be remembered for the key turning points that produced a jaw-dropping finale. Two rushing touchdowns, a recovered onside kick, a two-point conversion and then Russell Wilson's perfectly executed game-winning pass in overtime. But what is less easy to fit into the highlight package is the pivotal role of the Seattle defense -- the foundation of the team's success in reaching two consecutive Super Bowls. They NFL's top-rank
By Larry Fine FOXBOROUGH, Mass., Jan 19 (Reuters) - Tom Brady briskly handled his news conference on Sunday after another postseason win had taken him to the Super Bowl, though a few moments later he revealed the spark that drives him. Brady let his polished guard down when he stopped to talk with former teammate Willie McGinest of the NFL Network in the concrete hallway leading out of Gillette Stadium. "I still feel like a young kid out there.
By Frank Pingue Jan 19 (Reuters) - The Super Bowl has an unwanted reputation for being a bust rather than an edge-of-your-seat thriller, but this year's NFL championship game between the two most dominant regular-season teams has the makings of an instant classic. After punching their Super Bowl tickets with contrasting wins in their respective conference championships on Sunday, the New England Patriots and defending champion Seattle Seahawks have set up a rare Super Bowl clash of No. 1 seeds. The tantalizing matchup, scheduled for Feb.