Sports governance

FILE - In this July 4, 2013, file photo, a brown bear walks to a sandbar to eat a salmon it had just caught at Brooks Falls in Katmai National Park and Preserve, Alaska. The Trump administration is moving to reverse Obama-era rules barring hunters on some public lands in Alaska from baiting bears with bacon and doughnuts and using spotlights to shoot mother bears and their cubs hibernating in dens. The National Park Service issued notice Monday of its intent to amend regulations for sport hunting and trapping in national preserves to bring the federal rules in line with Alaska state law. (AP Photo/Mark Thiessen, File)
May 21, 2018 - 6:29 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is moving to reverse Obama-era rules barring hunters on some public lands in Alaska from baiting brown bears with bacon and doughnuts and using spotlights to shoot mother black bears and cubs hibernating in their dens. The National Park Service issued a...
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FILE - In this May 10, 2018, file photo, Detroit Lions head coach Matt Patricia addresses the media at the team's football training facility in Allen Park, Mich. The NFL says sexual assault allegations against Patricia from 1996 are not subject to its personal conduct policy. The league said Monday, May 21, 2018, it has completed its review of the team’s interviewing process. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)
May 21, 2018 - 6:02 pm
DETROIT (AP) — The NFL has determined sexual assault allegations against Detroit Lions coach Matt Patricia from 1996 are not subject to its personal conduct policy. "The allegations occurred well before his affiliation with the NFL," the league said Monday after completing its review of the Lions'...
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May 21, 2018 - 4:34 pm
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell says Congress should enact uniform standards for any states that plan to legislate sports betting. Goodell detailed the league's position in a statement Monday that reiterated the NFL's stance that legalized sports gambling in the United States should be governed by...
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FILE - In this Dec. 6, 2008, file photo, Ariana Kukors swims to win the Women's 200-yard breaststroke finals during the 2008 USA Swimming Short Course National Championships at the Georgia Tech Aquatic Center in Atlanta. Olympic swimmer Kukors Smith sued USA Swimming on Monday, May 21, 2018, alleging the sport's national governing body knew her former coach sexually abused her as a minor and covered it up. Kukors Smith filed the lawsuit in Superior Court in Orange County, Calif. She alleges Sean Hutchison, who began coaching her at a swim club near Seattle, groomed her for sexual abuse when she was 13, started touching and kissing her when she was 16 and engaging in sexual activity with her when she was 17. (AP Photo/Gregory Smith, File)
May 21, 2018 - 3:08 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — Olympic swimmer Ariana Kukors Smith sued USA Swimming on Monday, alleging the sport's national governing body knew her former coach sexually abused her as a minor and covered it up. Kukors Smith alleges Sean Hutchison, who began coaching her at a swim club near Seattle, groomed her...
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May 21, 2018 - 3:03 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — Olympic swimmer Ariana Kukors Smith sued USA Swimming on Monday, alleging the sport's national governing body knew her former coach sexually abused her as a minor and covered it up. Kukors Smith alleges Sean Hutchison, who began coaching her at a swim club near Seattle, groomed her...
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FILE - This is a 2018 file photo showing Roberto Osuna of the Toronto Blue Jays baseball team. Blue Jays closer Roberto Osuna has been charged with assault. Toronto police declined to say Tuesday, May 8, 2018, whether it was domestic assault. Const. Jenifferjit Sidhu says the charge is for one count of assault, and provided no further details. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)
May 21, 2018 - 12:19 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball has extended the administrative leave of Toronto closer Roberto Osuna for a third seven-day period through May 28 as it investigates an assault charge filed against the All-Star. Osuna was put on administrative leave by MLB on May 8. The pitcher was charged...
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May 21, 2018 - 12:19 pm
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell says Congress should enact uniform standards for any states that plan to legislate sports betting. Goodell detailed the league's position in a statement Monday that reiterated the NFL's stance that legalized sports gambling in the United States should be governed by...
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Austin Ernst hits to the ninth green during the second round of the LPGA Tour's Kingsmill Championship golf tournament in Williamsburg, Va., Friday, May 18, 2018. (John Sudbrink/The Daily Press via AP)
May 18, 2018 - 8:36 pm
WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) — In Gee Chun shot a 5-under 66 on Friday to take the lead in the suspended second round of the LPGA Tour's Kingsmill Championship. Three-quarters of an inch of rain fell overnight, delaying the start of play an hour. Storms developed again in the afternoon and play was...
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FILE - In this March 18, 2015, file photo, the NCAA logo is displayed at center court as work continues at The Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh, for the NCAA college basketball tournament. The NCAA is opening a door for states with legalized sports gambling to host NCAA championship events. The governing body for college sports on Thursday, May 17, 2018, announced a "temporary" lifting of a ban that prevented events like college basketball's NCAA Tournament from being hosted in states that accept wagers on single games. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File)
May 17, 2018 - 5:03 pm
The NCAA is opening a door for states with legalized sports gambling to host NCAA championship events and officials in Nevada are already set to get in the game as soon as they can. The governing body for college sports on Thursday announced a "temporary" lifting of a ban that prevented events like...
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May 17, 2018 - 10:59 am
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The NCAA is opening a door for states with legalized sports gambling to host NCAA championship events. The governing body for college sports on Monday announced a "temporary" lifting of a ban that prevented events like college basketball's NCAA Tournament from being hosted in...
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