Sports governance

Beatrice Chepkoech, of Kenya,celebrates after crossing the finish line to win the women's 3000 meter steeplechase final during the World Athletics Championships in Doha, Qatar, Monday, Sept. 30, 2019. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)
September 30, 2019 - 3:24 pm
DOHA, Qatar (AP) — The Latest on the track and field world championships Monday (all times local): 10:16 p.m. Kenya's Beatrice Chepkoech stayed on course and won the women's steeplechase in a breeze, while Uganda's Halimah Nakaayi used a late kick to take the 800-meter race being run without Caster...
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Muktar Edris, of Ethiopia, celebrates after winning the gold medal in the men's 5000 meter final during the World Athletics Championships in Doha, Qatar, Monday, Sept. 30, 2019. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)
September 30, 2019 - 2:52 pm
DOHA, Qatar (AP) — The Latest on the track and field world championships Monday (all times local): 9:50 p.m. Muktar Edris has defended his title in the men's 5,000-meter race at world championships — and this time it wasn't a surprise. The Ethiopian, who upset Mo Farah in Farah's farewell to the...
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FILE - In this March 20, 2010, file photo, a ball flicks through the net in front of the NCAA logo on the marquis during an NCAA college basketball practice in Pittsburgh. Defying the NCAA, California's governor signed a first-in-the-nation law Monday, Sept. 30, that will let college athletes hire agents and make money from endorsements — a move that could upend amateur sports in the U.S. and trigger a legal challenge. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File)
September 30, 2019 - 2:07 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Defying the NCAA, California opened the way Monday for college athletes to hire agents and make money from endorsement deals with sneaker companies, soft drink makers and other sponsors, just like the pros. The first-in-the-nation law, signed by Democratic Gov. Gavin...
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Oakland Raiders outside linebacker Vontaze Burfict (55) speaks with Indianapolis Colts tight end Jack Doyle (84) after his helmet-to-helmet hit on Doyle during the first half of an NFL football game in Indianapolis, Sunday, Sept. 29, 2019. Burfict has been suspended for the rest of the season for the hit. (AP Photo/Doug McSchooler)
September 30, 2019 - 2:04 pm
Oakland Raiders linebacker Vontaze Burfict was suspended Monday for the rest of the season for a helmet-to-helmet hit on Indianapolis Colts tight end Jack Doyle that is the most severe punishment in NFL history for an on-field infraction. Burfict will miss the final 12 games of the season and any...
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FILE - In this March 20, 2010, file photo, a ball flicks through the net in front of the NCAA logo on the marquis during an NCAA college basketball practice in Pittsburgh. Defying the NCAA, California's governor signed a first-in-the-nation law Monday, Sept. 30, that will let college athletes hire agents and make money from endorsements — a move that could upend amateur sports in the U.S. and trigger a legal challenge. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File)
September 30, 2019 - 2:00 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Defying the NCAA, California opened the way Monday for college athletes to hire agents and make money from endorsement deals with sneaker companies, soft drink makers and other sponsors, just like the pros. The first-in-the-nation law, signed by Democratic Gov. Gavin...
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FILE - In this March 20, 2010, file photo, a ball flicks through the net in front of the NCAA logo on the marquis during an NCAA college basketball practice in Pittsburgh. Defying the NCAA, California's governor signed a first-in-the-nation law Monday, Sept. 30, that will let college athletes hire agents and make money from endorsements — a move that could upend amateur sports in the U.S. and trigger a legal challenge. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File)
September 30, 2019 - 1:14 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Defying the NCAA, California's governor signed a first-in-the-nation law Monday that will let college athletes hire agents and make money from endorsements — a move that could upend amateur sports in the U.S. and trigger a legal challenge. Under the law, which takes effect...
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FILE - In this Sept. 16, 2019, file photo, Gov. Gavin Newsom answers a question during a news conference in Sacramento, Calif. Newsom announced Monday, Sept. 30, he signed a law that would let athletes at California universities make money from their images, names or likenesses. The law also bans schools from kicking athletes off the team if they get paid. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)
September 30, 2019 - 12:04 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Defying the NCAA, California's governor signed a first-in-the-nation law Monday that will let college athletes hire agents and make money from endorsements — a move that could upend amateur sports in the U.S. and trigger a legal challenge. Under the law, which takes effect...
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FILE - In this Sept. 16, 2019, file photo, Gov. Gavin Newsom answers a question during a news conference in Sacramento, Calif. Newsom announced Monday, Sept. 30, he signed a law that would let athletes at California universities make money from their images, names or likenesses. The law also bans schools from kicking athletes off the team if they get paid. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)
September 30, 2019 - 11:07 am
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Defying the NCAA, California's governor signed a first-in-the-nation law Monday that will let college athletes hire agents and make money from endorsements — a move that could upend amateur sports in the U.S. and trigger a legal challenge. Under the law, which takes effect...
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FILE - In this Sept. 16, 2019, file photo, Gov. Gavin Newsom answers a question during a news conference in Sacramento, Calif. Newsom announced Monday, Sept. 30, he signed a law that would let athletes at California universities make money from their images, names or likenesses. The law also bans schools from kicking athletes off the team if they get paid. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)
September 30, 2019 - 10:54 am
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Defying the NCAA, California's governor signed a first-in-the-nation law Monday that will let college athletes hire agents and make money from endorsements — a move that could upend amateur sports in the U.S. and trigger a legal challenge. Under the law, which takes effect...
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September 30, 2019 - 10:20 am
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California will let college athletes hire agents and make money from endorsements, defying the NCAA and setting up a likely legal challenge that could reshape amateur sports in the U.S. Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Monday he signed the law that would let athletes...
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