Sports governance

January 03, 2018 - 5:35 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The NCAA said Wednesday that it has ruled on the eligibility of Connecticut recruit Sidney Wilson and informed the school of its decision last month. Wilson, who transferred from St. John's after taking a single summer school class, has been waiting to hear if he can play...
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FILE In this Tuesday, May 24, 2016 file photo an employee of the Russia's national drug-testing laboratory holds a vial in Moscow, Russia. A Russian doping whistleblower’s lawyer says FIFA has made no attempt to gain information about “many” footballers embroiled in the widespread conspiracy. Lawyer Jim Walden told The Associated Press that Grigory Rodchenkov’s has “information about Russian footballers being protected by the state sponsored doping system.” (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko, file)
December 29, 2017 - 6:24 pm
FIFA has made no attempt to contact Russian doping whistleblower Grigory Rodchenkov to gain information about "many" footballers embroiled in the widespread conspiracy by the 2018 World Cup host nation, according to his lawyer. "Dr. Rodchenkov has information about Russian footballers being...
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Jacksonville Jaguars defensive end Yannick Ngakoue (91) sacks San Francisco 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo (10) during the second half of an NFL football game in Santa Clara, Calif., Sunday, Dec. 24, 2017. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
December 29, 2017 - 5:22 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Jacksonville Jaguars defensive end Yannick Ngakoue has been fined $30,387 by the NFL for making physical contact with a game official during a loss to San Francisco last Sunday. Ngakoue was assessed a 15-yard unsportsmanlike conduct penalty after he bumped referee Jeff Triplette...
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FILE In this Tuesday, May 24, 2016 file photo an employee of the Russia's national drug-testing laboratory holds a vial in Moscow, Russia. A Russian doping whistleblower’s lawyer says FIFA has made no attempt to gain information about “many” footballers embroiled in the widespread conspiracy. Lawyer Jim Walden told The Associated Press that Grigory Rodchenkov’s has “information about Russian footballers being protected by the state sponsored doping system.” (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko, file)
December 29, 2017 - 11:00 am
FIFA has made no attempt to contact Russian doping whistleblower Grigory Rodchenkov to gain information about "many" footballers embroiled in the widespread conspiracy by the 2018 World Cup host nation, according to his lawyer. "Dr. Rodchenkov has information about Russian footballers being...
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FILE In this Tuesday, May 24, 2016 file photo an employee of the Russia's national drug-testing laboratory holds a vial in Moscow, Russia. A Russian doping whistleblower’s lawyer says FIFA has made no attempt to gain information about “many” footballers embroiled in the widespread conspiracy. Lawyer Jim Walden told The Associated Press that Grigory Rodchenkov’s has “information about Russian footballers being protected by the state sponsored doping system.” (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko, file)
December 29, 2017 - 10:53 am
A Russian doping whistleblower's lawyer says FIFA has made no attempt to gain information about "many" footballers embroiled in the widespread conspiracy. Lawyer Jim Walden told The Associated Press that Grigory Rodchenkov's has "information about Russian footballers being protected by the state...
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File-This Aug. 6, 2017, file photo shows Minnesota Twins third baseman Miguel Sano sitting in the dugout against the Texas Rangers in the sixth inning during a baseball game on in Minneapolis. A photographer is accusing Sano of grabbing her wrist and trying to kiss her and pull her through a door after a 2015 autograph session. Betsy Bissen accused Sano on Thursday, Dec. 28, 2017, in a tweet, saying what he did amounted to assault. (AP Photo/Andy Clayton-King, File)
December 28, 2017 - 6:47 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A photographer who has covered the Minnesota Twins accused Miguel Sano of assault, posting on Twitter that the All-Star third baseman forcibly attempted to kiss her following an autograph session at a mall in 2015. Betsy Bissen tweeted Thursday that she screamed and resisted Sano...
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Slovakia goalie David Hrenak lets in a goal by Canada's Jordan Kyrou (obscured) during the third period of IIHF World Junior Championship preliminary round hockey game action in Buffalo, N.Y., Wednesday, Dec. 27, 2017. (Mark Blinch/The Canadian Press via AP)
December 28, 2017 - 3:35 pm
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Bundle up because the world junior hockey championship outdoor game between the United States and Canada is a go on Friday. Tournament officials gave the go-ahead for the game to be played at the NFL Buffalo Bills' New Era Field during a meeting Thursday. USA Hockey and...
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FILE In this file photo taken on Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017, Vitaly Mutko, Russian Federation Deputy Prime Minister & Russia 2018 WCup Local Organising Committee Chairman, speaks with press during the opening of the WCup Fan ID distribution center in Moscow, Russia.Vitaly Mutko, a Russian government official who has been dogged by allegations of involvement in doping, has temporarily stepped down as president of the Russian Football Union, a move apparently intended to deflect international criticism as Russia prepares to host the 2018 World Cup. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin, File)
December 27, 2017 - 2:49 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — Vitaly Mutko bowed to mounting pressure and stepped down as chairman of the 2018 World Cup organizing committee on Wednesday after being dogged by investigations that highlighted his role in a state-backed doping program. Alexei Sorokin, the chief executive of the committee, will also...
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FILE In this file photo taken on Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017, Vitaly Mutko, Russian Federation Deputy Prime Minister & Russia 2018 WCup Local Organising Committee Chairman, speaks with press during the opening of the WCup Fan ID distribution center in Moscow, Russia.Vitaly Mutko, a Russian government official who has been dogged by allegations of involvement in doping, has temporarily stepped down as president of the Russian Football Union, a move apparently intended to deflect international criticism as Russia prepares to host the 2018 World Cup. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin, File)
December 27, 2017 - 11:13 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Vitaly Mutko, a Russian deputy prime minister who has been dogged by allegations of involvement in the Russian doping program, said Wednesday he will step down as head of the local organizing committee (LOC) of the 2018 soccer World Cup. Mutko's move is apparently aimed at deflecting...
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Manuel Burga, the former president of Peru's soccer federation, leaves federal court in the Brooklyn borough of New York, Friday, Dec. 22, 2017. Two former South American soccer officials have been convicted of corruption charges at a U.S. trial stemming from the FIFA bribery scandal. Jurors remain undecided on Manuel Burga, of Peru, and will resume considering his case next week. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)
December 26, 2017 - 6:25 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the FIFA bribery case (all times local): 12:45 p.m. An attorney says he knew the former South American soccer official he represents is innocent, but he expected a jury to convict him anyway. Bruce Udolf says the Brooklyn federal court jury asked a question about wire...
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