The Albemarle Supervisors have approved a one-year contract and a 1% pay increase for County Executive Tom Foley. His new annual salary will be just under $180,000. There’s no change in Foley’s benefits package, and his higher salary take effect July 1st. Foley has been the County Executive since 2010.
Boston was picked by the U.S. Olympic Committee to be the country's candidate for the 2024 Games but rescinded its bid in a spectacular U-turn on Monday after the city's mayor said taxpayers could not afford to host the event.
UEFA head Michel Platini announced on Wednesday his intention to stand for presidency of FIFA in place of Sepp Blatter.
The Arizona Cardinals say new coach Jen Welter is believed to be the first woman to hold a coaching position of any kind in the NFL.