Corruption in sports

FILE - In this July 24, 2018, file photo, U.S. then Olympic Committee Acting Chief Executive Officer Susanne Lyons speaks during a Senate Commerce subcommittee hearing on "Strengthening and Empowering U.S. Amateur Athletes," on Capitol Hill in Washington. The leaders of the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee will introduce a five-year strategic plan to a world measured in four-year increments _ as good a sign as any regarding the challenges still facing America's Olympic leaders in the post-Larry Nassar landscape. At their annual address to the USOPC Assembly on Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019, CEO Sarah Hirshland and chair Lyons spent ample time acknowledging the shortcomings of the USOPC _ how they got there and what they are doing to fix it. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
September 12, 2019 - 5:43 pm
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — The leaders of the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee will introduce a five-year strategic plan to a world measured in four-year increments — as telling a sign as any about the challenges still facing America's Olympic leaders in the post-Larry Nassar landscape. At...
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Roger Federer serves to Sumit Nagal during the first round of the U.S. Open tennis tournament in New York, Monday, Aug. 26, 2019. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
August 26, 2019 - 11:54 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times local): 11:50 p.m. Roger Federer bounced back from a shaky start to keep a perfect record. The five-time champion improved to 19-0 in the first round of the U.S. Open by beating Sumit Nagal 4-6, 6-1, 6-2, 6-4 in the last match...
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Monica Puig, of Puerto Rico, returns a shot to Rebecca Peterson, of Sweden, during the first round of the U.S. Open tennis tournament Monday, Aug. 26, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Michael Owens)
August 26, 2019 - 11:08 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times local): 11:05 p.m. Olympic champion Monica Puig was distraught after her first-round loss at the U.S. Open — and what bothered her the most, she said, was the way she found out that her former coach, Kamau Murray, had left her...
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Sumit Nagal returns to Roger Federer during the first round of the U.S. Open tennis tournament in New York, Monday, Aug. 26, 2019. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
August 26, 2019 - 10:10 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times local): 10:05 p.m. Roger Federer will have to climb out of a hole to maintain his perfect record in the first round of the U.S. Open. Federer lost the first set 6-4 to qualifier Sumit Nagal of India, who is 0-4 in ATP Tour...
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Serena Williams returns to Maria Sharapova during the first round of the U.S. Open tennis tournament in New York, Monday, Aug. 26, 2019. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
August 26, 2019 - 8:58 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times local): 8:50 p.m. Serena Williams' first U.S. Open meeting with Maria Sharapova turned out like every other matchup they've had in the last 14 years. Williams rolled into the second round with a 6-1, 6-1 victory, beating...
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Serena Williams returns to Maria Sharapova during the first round of the U.S. Open tennis tournament in New York, Monday, Aug. 26, 2019. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
August 26, 2019 - 8:27 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times local): 8:20 p.m. Serena Williams is making quick work of her first U.S. Open matchup with Maria Sharapova. Williams took the first set 6-1 in just 24 minutes, winning the final five games after Sharapova held the first time...
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Billie Jean King, second from left, and Angela Buxton, third from left, applaud after the unveiling of a statue of Althea Gibson before the start of the first round of the US Open tennis championships, Monday, Aug. 26, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
August 26, 2019 - 7:17 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times local): 7:10 p.m. Lesia Tsurenko of Ukraine has withdrawn from the U.S. Open because of an injury to her right elbow. Tsurenko, ranked No. 40, will be replaced in the draw by 131st-ranked Xiyu Wang of China, a "lucky loser"...
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Billie Jean King, second from left, and Angela Buxton, third from left, applaud after the unveiling of a statue of Althea Gibson before the start of the first round of the US Open tennis championships, Monday, Aug. 26, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
August 26, 2019 - 7:05 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times local): 7:05 p.m. A sculpture of tennis great Althea Gibson has been unveiled at the U.S. Open, honoring the accomplishments of the first African-American to win her country's national title. Gibson, who died in 2003 at age 76...
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Reilly Opelka, of the US, reacts after a point against Fabio Fognini, of Italy,during the first round of the US Open tennis tournament Monday, Aug. 26, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Eduardo Munoz Alvarez)
August 26, 2019 - 5:19 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times local): 5:15 p.m. Reilly Opelka's first main-draw match at the U.S. Open went about as well as possible: The 6-foot-11 (2.11-meter) American hit 26 aces in a 6-3, 6-4, 6-7 (6), 6-3 victory over 11th-seeded Fabio Fognini of...
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Novak Djokovic, of Serbia, dances for fans after beating Roberto Carballes Baena, of Spain, during the first round of the US Open tennis tournament Monday, Aug. 26, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
August 26, 2019 - 5:03 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times local): 5 p.m. Top-seeded Novak Djokovic felt good enough after his workmanlike first-round victory at the U.S. Open to do a little dancing. Djokovic, who is now 34-1 in his last 35 Grand Slam matches, dispatched Spaniard...
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