Sports governance

FILE - In this March 12, 2016, file photo, LSU's Tim Quarterman watches the final moments of the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Texas A&M in the Southeastern Conference tournament in Nashville, Tenn. Bank records and other expense reports that are part of a federal probe into college basketball list a wide range of impermissible payments from agents to at least two dozen players or their relatives, according to documents obtained by Yahoo Sports. A balance sheet said Tim Quarterman, now playing for the Agua Caliente Clippers of the NBA G League, received at least $16,000 while a junior at LSU. (AP Photo/John Bazemore, File)
February 24, 2018 - 2:44 am
The first blow to college basketball came in August, when a federal investigation revealed hundreds of thousands of dollars in bribes and kickbacks being funneled to influence recruits. The games went on under the dark cloud hanging over the sport, the season playing out while everyone wondered...
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Ivanka Trump, daughter of U.S. President Donald Trump and senior White House adviser, shakes hands with former U.S. bobsledder Garrett Hines while visiting USA House during the 2018 Winter Olympics on Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018, in Pyeongchang, South Korea. (Eric Gaillard/Pool Photo via AP)
February 24, 2018 - 2:39 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 4:35 p.m. U.S. President Donald Trump's daughter has paid a visit to the American team's headquarters at the Pyeongchang Games to meet with Olympians. Ivanka Trump gave a presidential challenge coin to Garrett...
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Driver Nadezhda Sergeeva and Anastasia Kocherzhova of the Olympic Athletes of Russia take a curve in their third heat during the women's two-man bobsled final at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)
February 24, 2018 - 2:18 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 4:15 p.m. A Russian bobsledder who tested positive for a banned substance at the Pyeongchang Olympics has admitted doping and been disqualified from the games. The Court of Arbitration for Sport says Nadezhda...
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Ester Ledecka, of the Czech Republic, runs the course during the women's parallel giant slalom elimination run at Phoenix Snow Park at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
February 24, 2018 - 1:00 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 3 p.m. Ester Ledecka has won the second leg of an unheard-of Olympic double, taking the gold medal in snowboarding's parallel giant slalom to go with her surprise skiing victory in the Alpine super-G earlier...
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Fans cheer after Germany won the quarterfinal round of the men's hockey game against Sweden at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
February 24, 2018 - 12:32 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 2:30 p.m. Thinking the Olympic hockey arenas look empty? You're not alone. International Ice Hockey Federation president Rene Fasel says he's disappointed with the crowds at some playoff games but acknowledges...
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United States' Jocelyne Lamoureux (17) scores the game-winning goal in the shootout against Canada during the women's gold medal hockey game at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP)
February 24, 2018 - 12:00 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 1:55 p.m. The International Ice Hockey Federation says it won't review the use of shootouts to decide Olympic medal-round games. The IIHF's insistence on shootouts after one period of overtime was questioned...
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USA fans cheer during the women's 4x6-kilometer biathlon relay at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
February 23, 2018 - 11:46 pm
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 1:45 p.m. The United States biathlon team has announced it will boycott the final IBU World Cup meet in Russia next month. The U.S. athletes released a statement Saturday saying that the International Biathlon...
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Medalists in the women's combined, from left, United States' Mikaela Shiffrin, silver, Switzerland's Michelle Gisin, gold, and Switzerland's Wendy Holdener, bronze, pose during their medals ceremony at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
February 23, 2018 - 11:15 pm
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 1:15 p.m. U.S. Alpine director Patrick Riml calls his men's team's Olympic performance "disappointing" and acknowledges they "definitely have to rebuild" before the Beijing Games in 2022. Riml said Saturday...
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Gold medalists in the men's team sprint freestyle cross-country skiing Martin Johnsrud Sundby and Johannes Hoesflot Klaebo, of Norway, pose during the medals ceremony at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
February 23, 2018 - 11:06 pm
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 1:05 p.m. Norwegian cross-country skier Johannes Hoesflot Klaebo will not be going for a fourth gold medal at the Pyeongchang Games after all. Norway's golden boy is not on the entry list for Saturday's 50-...
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Switzerland's Ramon Zenhaeusern skis during the alpine team event at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)
February 23, 2018 - 10:58 pm
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 12:50 p.m. Switzerland has beaten top-seeded Austria to take the gold medal in the Olympic debut of the Alpine team skiing event. Switzerland was up 2-1 in the final matchup when Swiss ski racer Daniel Yule...
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