Sports governance

International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach, left, is greeted by North Korean Sports Minister Kim Il Guk on his arrival at the Pyongyang Airport in North Korea, Thursday, March 29, 2018. IOC President Bach arrived in North Korea on Thursday after playing a key role in allowing it to participate in last month's Pyeongchang Olympic Games in South Korea. (AP Photo/Jon Chol Jin)
March 30, 2018 - 11:17 am
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach has met with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Pyongyang. Bach told an Associated Press Television crew the two had a 30-minute formal meeting followed by 45 minutes of casual talking while watching a football...
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March 30, 2018 - 9:19 am
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Syracuse five-star recruit Darius Bazley, who played in the McDonald's All-American Game on Wednesday night, said he's changed his mind about college and will head to the NBA's development league. The 17-year-old Bazley, a 6-foot-9 forward from Cincinnati, posted the...
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NCAA President Mark Emmert speaks during a news conference at the Final Four NCAA college basketball tournament, Thursday, March 29, 2018, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
March 29, 2018 - 7:31 pm
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — NCAA leaders expect to receive recommendations for reforming college basketball in late April and have pledged to quickly implement changes while preserving the status quo when it comes to amateurism. NCAA President Mark Emmert said Thursday during his annual state of the...
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FILE - In this Nov. 1, 2017, file photo, Houston Astros' Yuli Gurriel reacts after striking out against the Los Angeles Dodgers during the third inning of Game 7 of baseball's World Series in Los Angeles. Gurriel has started the season on baseball’s restricted list to serve his five-game suspension from the World Series rather than on the disabled list after hand surgery last month. Gurriel was suspended after making an inappropriate gesture during Game 3 of the World Series after hitting a homer off Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Yu Darvish, who is from Japan. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo, File)
March 29, 2018 - 2:57 pm
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Houston first baseman Yuli Gurriel started the season Thursday on baseball's restricted list to serve his five-game suspension from the World Series rather than on the disabled list after hand surgery last month. Gurriel was suspended after making an inappropriate gesture...
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March 29, 2018 - 1:36 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A former top official of Major League Baseball's digital company has sued Baseball Advanced Media and BAMTech, claiming he wasn't paid for equity he was owed when The Walt Disney Co. took majority control of BAMTech. Dinn Mann was executive vice president of content at Baseball...
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Chris Mack addresses the media after he was introduced as Louisville's new head basketball coach during an NCAA college basketball press conference, Wednesday, March 28, 2018, in Louisville, Ky. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)
March 28, 2018 - 6:11 pm
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Chris Mack understands he has big shoes to fill as Louisville's new men's basketball coach. He also knows he has some turbulent times to overcome. Now that Mack has been officially anointed the man in Louisville, it's on his shoulders to lead the Cardinals back to prominence...
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March 28, 2018 - 1:15 pm
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The NFL's new rule outlawing a player from lowering his head to initially make any sort of hit with his helmet likely will be included in replay reviews for officials. That has not been decided yet, but Commissioner Roger Goodell and competition committee chairman Rich McKay...
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France's Paul Pogba, right, duels for the ball with Russia's Fyodor Smolov during the international friendly soccer match between Russia and France at the Saint Petersburg stadium in St.Petersburg, Russia, Tuesday, March 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky)
March 28, 2018 - 12:43 pm
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — FIFA has opened an investigation after France national soccer team players were racially abused by fans in Russia, less than three months before the country hosts the World Cup. Monkey chants could be heard from the crowd in St. Petersburg on Tuesday when black French...
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New Orleans Saints general manager Mickey Loomis walks to a meeting during the NFL owners meetings, Monday, March 26, 2018, in Orlando, Fla. (Phelan M. Ebenhack/AP Images for NFL)
March 26, 2018 - 10:11 pm
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — That's a catch. Mention the names Calvin Johnson, Dez Bryant, Zach Miller and Jesse James , and what looked, sounded and felt like a catch wasn't one. If NFL owners pass a proposal from the powerful competition committee, those will be receptions in the future. According to...
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March 26, 2018 - 6:18 pm
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — That's a catch. Mention the names Calvin Johnson, Dez Bryant, Zach Miller and Jesse James, and what looked, sounded and felt like a catch wasn't one. If NFL owners pass a proposal from the powerful competition committee, those will be receptions in the future. According to...
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