Sports governance

Larry Nassar looks at the gallery in the court during the sixth day of his sentencing hearing Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018, in Lansing, Mich. Nassar has admitted sexually assaulting athletes when he was employed by Michigan State University and USA Gymnastics, which is the sport's national governing organization and trains Olympians. (Dale G.Young/Detroit News via AP)
January 24, 2018 - 12:06 pm
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Larry Nassar found competitive gymnastics to be a "perfect place" for his crimes because victims saw him as a "god" in the sport, a prosecutor said Wednesday, shortly before the former doctor was to be sentenced for years of molesting Olympic gymnasts and other young women. "...
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Michigan State University Police Chief Jim Dunlap listens to victim statements Monday, Jan. 22, 2018, during the fifth day of victim impact statements against Larry Nassar in Ingham County Circuit Court in Lansing, Mich. Nassar will be sentenced on sexual assault charges this week. (Matthew Dae Smith/Lansing State Journal via AP)
January 24, 2018 - 10:54 am
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The NCAA is examining how Michigan State University handled the case of sports doctor Larry Nassar, who faces prison time for sexually assaulting Olympic gymnasts and other young female athletes. Nassar worked at Michigan State and USA Gymnastics, which trains Olympians...
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FILE - In this Feb. 5, 2014, file photo, Former English soccer star David Beckham speaks at a news conference in Miami, where he announced he will exercise his option to purchase a Major League Soccer expansion team. A person with knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press that Beckham's plan to bring a Major League Soccer team to Miami may finally become a reality. Beckham and his partners are planning a Monday, Jan. 29, event to formally announce the team name and other details about the club, according to the person who spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018, because nothing has been announced by the team or MLS officials. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)
January 24, 2018 - 10:48 am
MIAMI (AP) — David Beckham's plan to bring Major League Soccer back to South Florida is on the cusp of becoming reality. Beckham and his partners are planning a Monday event to formally announce Miami's new MLS team, as well as its name and logo, a person with direct knowledge of the situation told...
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January 24, 2018 - 10:22 am
MIAMI (AP) — A person with knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press that David Beckham's plan to bring a Major League Soccer team to Miami may finally become a reality. Beckham and his partners are planning a Monday event to formally announce the team name and other details about the...
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Larry Nassar looks at the gallery in the court during the sixth day of his sentencing hearing Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018, in Lansing, Mich. Nassar has admitted sexually assaulting athletes when he was employed by Michigan State University and USA Gymnastics, which is the sport's national governing organization and trains Olympians. (Dale G.Young/Detroit News via AP)
January 24, 2018 - 8:47 am
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The NCAA is examining how Michigan State University handled the case of sports doctor Larry Nassar, who faces prison time for sexually assaulting Olympic gymnasts and other young female athletes. Nassar worked at Michigan State and USA Gymnastics, which trains Olympians...
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Larry Nassar looks at the gallery in the court during the sixth day of his sentencing hearing Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018, in Lansing, Mich. Nassar has admitted sexually assaulting athletes when he was employed by Michigan State University and USA Gymnastics, which is the sport's national governing organization and trains Olympians. (Dale G.Young/Detroit News via AP)
January 24, 2018 - 12:27 am
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The NCAA is examining how Michigan State University handled the case of sports doctor Larry Nassar, who faces prison time for sexually assaulting Olympic gymnasts and other young female athletes. Nassar worked at Michigan State and USA Gymnastics, which trains Olympians...
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Larry Nassar hangs his head as former gymnast Amanda Thomashow gives her victim statement Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018, in Ingham County Circuit Court in Lansing, Mich. Nassar, 54, has admitted sexually assaulting athletes under the guise of medical treatment when he was employed by Michigan State University and USA Gymnastics, which as the sport's national governing organization trains Olympians. He already has been sentenced to 60 years in prison for child pornography. Under a plea bargain, he faces a minimum of 25 to 40 years behind bars in the molestation case. (Matthew Dae Smith/Lansing State Journal via AP)
January 23, 2018 - 11:31 pm
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A former elite gymnast said Tuesday that a sports doctor who treated Olympic athletes overlooked what turned out to be a broken leg while he molested her in the basement of his home, one of the latest victims to testify at a Michigan sentencing hearing for Larry Nassar...
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Larry Nassar is brought into court Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018, in Lansing, Mich. Nassar, 54, has admitted sexually assaulting athletes under the guise of medical treatment when he was employed by Michigan State University and USA Gymnastics, which as the sport's national governing organization trains Olympians. He already has been sentenced to 60 years in prison for child pornography. Under a plea bargain, he faces a minimum of 25 to 40 years behind bars in the molestation case. (Matthew Dae Smith/Lansing State Journal via AP)
January 23, 2018 - 10:59 pm
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Latest on the sentencing of Michigan sports doctor Larry Nassar and other developments in the case (all times local): 10:55 p.m. The NCAA has opened an investigation into how Michigan State University handled the case of sports doctor Larry Nassar, who faces prison time...
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The FIFA World Cup trophy stands on a pedestal on board an aircraft on the first leg of the soccer FIFA Wold Cup 2018 trophy tour at Stansted Airport, England, Monday, Jan. 22, 2018. The trophy will visit some 50 countries as it make its journey round the world to Moscow for the start of the World Cup 2018 in Russia. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
January 23, 2018 - 7:46 pm
LONDON (AP) — With barely four months until FIFA votes on the 2026 World Cup host, Morocco got around to launching its bid on Tuesday. There's now a campaign logo and social presence but still few details of how the North African nation will stage the first World Cup after the leap from 32 to 48...
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The FIFA World Cup trophy stands on a pedestal on board an aircraft on the first leg of the soccer FIFA Wold Cup 2018 trophy tour at Stansted Airport, England, Monday, Jan. 22, 2018. The trophy will visit some 50 countries as it make its journey round the world to Moscow for the start of the World Cup 2018 in Russia. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
January 23, 2018 - 2:56 pm
LONDON (AP) — With barely four months until FIFA votes on the 2026 World Cup host, Morocco got round to launching its bid on Tuesday. There's now a campaign logo and social presence but still few details of how the North African nation will stage the first World Cup after the leap from 32 to 48...
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