Sports governance

FILE - In this Feb. 4, 2018 photo, Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz, right, hands the Vincent Lombardi trophy to Nick Foles after winning the NFL Super Bowl 52 football game against the New England Patriots in Minneapolis. The Eagles won 41-33. President Donald Trump has called off a visit by the Philadelphia Eagles to the White House Tuesday due to the dispute over whether NFL players must stand during the playing of the national anthem. Trump says in a statement that some members of the Super Bowl championship team “disagree with their President because he insists that they proudly stand for the National Anthem, hand on heart.” Trump says the team wanted to send a smaller delegation, but fans who planned to attend “deserve better.” (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
June 05, 2018 - 1:04 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Digging deeper into a culture war that he's repeatedly stoked, President Donald Trump called off a visit to the White House by the Philadelphia Eagles, citing the dispute over whether NFL players protesting racial injustice must stand during the playing of the national anthem...
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FILE - In this Feb. 4, 2018 photo, Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz, right, hands the Vincent Lombardi trophy to Nick Foles after winning the NFL Super Bowl 52 football game against the New England Patriots in Minneapolis. The Eagles won 41-33. President Donald Trump has called off a visit by the Philadelphia Eagles to the White House Tuesday due to the dispute over whether NFL players must stand during the playing of the national anthem. Trump says in a statement that some members of the Super Bowl championship team “disagree with their President because he insists that they proudly stand for the National Anthem, hand on heart.” Trump says the team wanted to send a smaller delegation, but fans who planned to attend “deserve better.” (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
June 05, 2018 - 12:10 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Digging deeper into a culture war that he's repeatedly stoked, President Donald Trump on Monday called off a visit to the White House by the Philadelphia Eagles, citing the dispute over whether NFL players protesting racial injustice must stand during the playing of the national...
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June 05, 2018 - 12:10 am
C.M. Newton's life in basketball started as a player, but he impacted the game even more as a coach and administrator thanks to a belief in diversity and a grand vision that changed the rules and influenced the selection of the original U.S. Olympic "Dream Team" in 1992. Officials at Alabama and...
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FILE - In this Feb. 4, 2018 photo, Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz, right, hands the Vincent Lombardi trophy to Nick Foles after winning the NFL Super Bowl 52 football game against the New England Patriots in Minneapolis. The Eagles won 41-33. President Donald Trump has called off a visit by the Philadelphia Eagles to the White House Tuesday due to the dispute over whether NFL players must stand during the playing of the national anthem. Trump says in a statement that some members of the Super Bowl championship team “disagree with their President because he insists that they proudly stand for the National Anthem, hand on heart.” Trump says the team wanted to send a smaller delegation, but fans who planned to attend “deserve better.” (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
June 04, 2018 - 7:56 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Digging deeper into a culture war that he's repeatedly stoked, President Donald Trump on Monday called off a visit by the Philadelphia Eagles to the White House Tuesday, citing the dispute over whether NFL players must stand during the playing of the national anthem. Trump said in...
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June 04, 2018 - 4:36 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Professional sports leagues came out swinging against New Jersey's sports betting law on Monday, largely because it doesn't compensate them for keeping watch for corruption. But state lawmakers brushed back those concerns, telling the leagues that such payments aren't going to...
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June 04, 2018 - 2:03 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Professional sports leagues came out swinging Monday against New Jersey's sports betting law, largely because it doesn't compensate them for keeping watch for corruption. State lawmakers brushed back those concerns, telling the leagues that such payments aren't going to happen...
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June 04, 2018 - 1:05 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Ottawa Senators assistant general manager Randy Lee is being allowed to return to Canada after pleading not guilty to allegations he made lewd comments and rubbed the shoulders of a 19-year-old hotel shuttle driver while in Buffalo for the NHL combine. Neither Lee nor his...
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June 04, 2018 - 12:02 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Hall of Fame manager Joe Torre is in Albany pushing for legislation regulating sports betting now that the U.S. Supreme Court says states can allow legal wagering. The former manager for the Yankees, Mets, Cardinals, Braves and Dodgers is meeting Monday with state lawmakers who...
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Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson, bottom, remains on the floor next to Cleveland Cavaliers guard J.R. Smith (5) during the first half of Game 1 of basketball's NBA Finals in Oakland, Calif., Thursday, May 31, 2018. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
June 02, 2018 - 6:35 pm
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Two days later, there is still no clarity on what J.R. Smith knew when he grabbed that offensive rebound in the final seconds of regulation of Game 1 of the NBA Finals. Not even in Smith's own mind. "I can't say I was sure of anything at that point," Smith said. All he and...
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Cleveland Cavaliers forward Kevin Love warms up before Game 1 of basketball's NBA Finals between the Golden State Warriors and the Cavaliers in Oakland, Calif., Thursday, May 31, 2018. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
June 02, 2018 - 2:36 am
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — J.R. Smith's blunder, a disputed replay overturn and a key missed free throw dealt the Cleveland Cavaliers an emotionally crushing loss in an opener of the NBA Finals that was ripe to be taken away from the defending champion Golden State Warriors. They finally got a bit of...
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