Sports governance

Injured Kansas center Udoka Azubuike watches while his team practices for an NCAA college basketball game in the Big 12 basketball tournament in Kansas City, Mo., Wednesday, March 7, 2018. Azubuike will miss the Big 12 tournament. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)
March 07, 2018 - 5:15 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kansas forward Udoka Azubuike sprained his left knee during a scrimmage this week, ruling him out of the Big 12 Tournament and putting his availability for the NCAA Tournament in question. Jayhawks coach Bill Self said Wednesday that Azubuike hurt the medial collateral...
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In this Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, photo, campaign T-shirts are stacked on a table at a Republican congressional candidate forum, in New Braunfels, Texas. Texas holds the nation’s first 2018 primary elections Tuesday, March 6, 2018, and the campaign is providing a vivid exhibition of the Trump effect in GOP politics. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
March 07, 2018 - 1:56 am
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Latest on primary day in Texas (all times CST): 12:55 a.m. A former U.S. Department of Agriculture official will join a former NFL linebacker and civil rights attorney in the May runoff to face U.S. Rep. Pete Sessions. Lillian Salerno and Collin Allred advanced Tuesday to a...
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FILE - In this Sept. 20, 2015, file photo, Oakland Raiders' Aldon Smith cools off during an NFL football game against the Baltimore Ravens in Oakland , Calif. Police are searching for suspended Smith, who is suspected of domestic violence. San Francisco police said Sunday, March 4, 2018, that Smith fled a San Francisco home Saturday night after someone called the police to report a domestic violence incident. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar, File)
March 05, 2018 - 8:27 pm
ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Raiders released pass rusher Aldon Smith on Monday after his latest run-in with the law. The Raiders retained Smith's contractual rights even as he spent the past two seasons on the NFL's suspended list. But the team decided finally to cut ties one day after San...
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FILE - In this Sept. 20, 2015, file photo, Oakland Raiders' Aldon Smith cools off during an NFL football game against the Baltimore Ravens in Oakland , Calif. Police are searching for suspended Smith, who is suspected of domestic violence. San Francisco police said Sunday, March 4, 2018, that Smith fled a San Francisco home Saturday night after someone called the police to report a domestic violence incident. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar, File)
March 04, 2018 - 10:35 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Police were searching for suspended Oakland Raiders linebacker Aldon Smith, who authorities said Sunday is suspected of domestic violence. Someone called 911 to report a domestic violence incident at about 8:30 p.m. Saturday, a San Francisco police spokesman said. He added...
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FILE - In this Sunday, July 22, 2012 file photo, Bradley Wiggins, winner of the 2012 Tour de France cycling race, stands on the podium in Paris, France. A British parliamentary committee says in a doping investigation report that Bradley Wiggins used a banned powerful corticosteroid to enhance his performance and not for medical reasons while winning the Tour de France in 2012. The report accuses Team Sky of crossing an “ethical line” after preaching zero tolerance. Team Sky criticized “the anonymous and potentially malicious claim” by members of parliament. (AP Photo/Laurent Cipriani, File)
March 04, 2018 - 8:01 pm
LONDON (AP) — Bradley Wiggins used a banned powerful corticosteroid to enhance his performance while preparing to win the Tour de France in 2012, a British parliamentary committee said in a doping investigation report that accuses Team Sky of crossing an "ethical line" after preaching zero...
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FILE - In this May 6, 1954, file photo, British athlete Roger Bannister breaks the tape to become the first man ever to break the four minute barrier in the mile at Iffly Field in Oxford, England. Bannister, the first runner to break the 4-minute barrier in the mile, has died. He was 88. Bannister’s family said in a statement that he died peacefully on Saturday, March 3, 2018, in Oxford “surrounded by his family who were as loved by him, as he was loved by them.” (AP Photo/File)
March 04, 2018 - 4:14 pm
LONDON (AP) — Roger Bannister, who as a lanky medical student at Oxford in 1954 electrified the sports world and lifted postwar England's spirits when he became the first athlete to run a mile in under 4 minutes, has died at 88. Bannister died Saturday in Oxford, the city where he accomplished the...
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Fifa's president, Gianni Infantino speaks during the press conference of the 132nd IFAB Annual General Meeting at the Home of FIFA in Zurich, Switzerland, Saturday, March 3, 2018. (Ennio Leanza/Keystone via AP)
March 03, 2018 - 1:20 pm
ZURICH (AP) — In one of the most fundamental changes ever to soccer's 155-year-old rules, FIFA approved video review on Saturday and cleared the way to use it at the World Cup in June. World soccer's panel overseeing the laws of the game voted to add video assistant referees (VAR) despite mixed...
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March 03, 2018 - 12:34 pm
ZURICH (AP) — A North Korean hockey player tested positive for a banned drug ahead of the Pyeongchang Olympics in a case that was later dropped. The International Ice Hockey Federation says Kim Un Hyang was able to show that a positive test for hydrochlorothiazide "was the result of contaminated...
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Fifa's president, Gianni Infantino speaks during the press conference of the 132nd IFAB Annual General Meeting at the Home of FIFA in Zurich, Switzerland, Saturday, March 3, 2018. (Ennio Leanza/Keystone via AP)
March 03, 2018 - 10:27 am
ZURICH (AP) — FIFA's rule-making panel approved adding video review to the laws of soccer on Saturday, clearing the way for its use at the World Cup in June. The panel, known as IFAB, voted unanimously to begin updating the game's written rules to include video assistant referees (VAR) and let...
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March 03, 2018 - 8:32 am
ZURICH (AP) — FIFA's rule-making panel approved adding video review to the laws of soccer on Saturday, clearing the way for its use at the World Cup in June. The panel, known as IFAB, voted unanimously to begin updating the game's written rules to include video assistant referees (VAR) and give...
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