Sports governance

FILE - In this Feb. 18, 2014, file photo, a Russian flag is held above the Olympic Rings at Adler Arena Skating Center during the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. A World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) panel on Monday Nov. 25, 2019, has recommended Russian athletes be forced to compete as neutrals at the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo and other major upcoming events. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)
November 25, 2019 - 7:52 pm
MONTREAL (AP) — Russian athletes will have a chance to compete at next year’s Olympics, but their flag would not fly in Tokyo if the World Anti-Doping Agency approves a recommendation it received Monday. The WADA compliance review committee proposed a four-year ban on Russia hosting major events...
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FILE - In this Feb. 18, 2014, file photo, a Russian flag is held above the Olympic Rings at Adler Arena Skating Center during the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. A World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) panel on Monday Nov. 25, 2019, has recommended Russian athletes be forced to compete as neutrals at the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo and other major upcoming events. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)
November 25, 2019 - 4:46 pm
MONTREAL (AP) — Russian athletes should be forced to compete as neutrals at next year’s Olympics in Tokyo and other major events, a key World Anti-Doping Agency panel recommended on Monday. WADA’s compliance review committee proposed a four-year ban on hosting major events in Russia and a ban for...
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Cleveland Browns co-owner Dee Haslam is shown before an NFL football game between the Miami Dolphins and the Cleveland Browns, Sunday, Nov. 24, 2019, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Ron Schwane)
November 24, 2019 - 12:34 pm
The Latest on Week 12 in the NFL (all times local): 12:30 p.m. Cleveland Browns owner Dee Haslam is showing her support for suspended defensive star Myles Garrett. Haslam wore a stocking cap bearing Garrett’s No. 95 while on the sideline during pregame warmups. Garrett was suspended indefinitely by...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2019 file photo, Gold medalist Mariya Lasitskene, who participates as a neutral athlete, poses during the medal ceremony for the women's high jump at the World Athletics Championships in Doha, Qatar. Three-time world high jump champion Mariya Lasitskene has assailed Russian track leaders after they were charged with using fake medical documents during an investigation. Lasitskene has called for swift and radical reforms and the removal of officials appointed by track federation president Dmitry Shlyakhtin. (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty, File)
November 22, 2019 - 7:04 pm
The chances of the Russian flag flying at next year’s Olympics took a potentially lethal hit Friday when anti-doping regulators recommended the country be declared noncompliant for tampering with data that was supposed to help bring the entire cheating episode to a close. The World Anti-Doping...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2019 file photo, Gold medalist Mariya Lasitskene, who participates as a neutral athlete, poses during the medal ceremony for the women's high jump at the World Athletics Championships in Doha, Qatar. Three-time world high jump champion Mariya Lasitskene has assailed Russian track leaders after they were charged with using fake medical documents during an investigation. Lasitskene has called for swift and radical reforms and the removal of officials appointed by track federation president Dmitry Shlyakhtin. (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty, File)
November 22, 2019 - 6:54 pm
The chances of the Russian flag flying at next year’s Olympics took a potentially lethal hit Friday when anti-doping regulators recommended the country be declared noncompliant for tampering with data that was supposed to help bring the entire cheating episode to a close. The World Anti-Doping...
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Ohio State wide receiver Jaelen Gill (26) celebrates his touchdown reception during the fourth quarter of an NCAA college football game against Rutgers on Saturday, Nov. 16, 2019 in Piscataway, N.J. Ohio State won 56-21. (Andrew Mills/NJ Advance Media via AP)
November 22, 2019 - 6:36 pm
The 13th week of the college football season has no nickname. After this it’s rivalry weekend and then championship weekend. Both will be packed with packed with high stakes. This weekend has some good stuff, too, like the Big Ten’s game of the year between No. 2 Ohio State and No. 9 Penn State and...
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Ohio State wide receiver Jaelen Gill (26) celebrates his touchdown reception during the fourth quarter of an NCAA college football game against Rutgers on Saturday, Nov. 16, 2019 in Piscataway, N.J. Ohio State won 56-21. (Andrew Mills/NJ Advance Media via AP)
November 22, 2019 - 6:32 pm
The 13th week of the college football season has no nickname. After this it’s rivalry weekend and then championship weekend. Both will be packed with packed with high stakes. This weekend has some good stuff, too, like the Big Ten’s game of the year between No. 2 Ohio State and No. 9 Penn State and...
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November 22, 2019 - 6:17 pm
World anti-doping regulators are recommending Russia be declared noncompliant again, setting up a showdown that could make the country ineligible for next summer’s Olympics. The World Anti-Doping Agency announced Friday that its compliance and review committee made the recommendation after...
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November 22, 2019 - 5:42 pm
World anti-doping regulators are recommending Russia be declared noncompliant again, setting up a showdown that could make the country ineligible for next summer’s Olympics. The World Anti-Doping Agency announced Friday that its compliance and review committee made the recommendation after...
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FILE - In this Nov. 3, 2019, file photo, Denver Broncos running back Phillip Lindsay, center, is tackled by Cleveland Browns defensive tackle Sheldon Richardson, left, during the second half of NFL football game, in Denver. While Myles Garrett serves his indefinite NFL suspension for hitting Pittsburgh quarterback Mason Rudolph over the head with a swung helmet, the Cleveland Browns have to find someone to hold down the star defensive end’s spot. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)
November 22, 2019 - 3:18 pm
BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Browns wide receiver Jarvis Landry called the NFL for two penalties — false start and illegal procedure in its handling of Myles Garrett’s suspension. “It was not fair to Myles,” Landry said. Garrett was banned indefinitely by the league for striking Steelers quarterback Mason...
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