Sports governance

FILE - In this Saturday, June 23, 2018, file photo, FIFA President Gianni Infantino attends the group G match between Belgium and Tunisia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Spartak Stadium in Moscow, Russia. In two years as FIFA president, Infantino has been accused of violating governance rules and forcing out officials who threatened his position. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader, File)
August 14, 2018 - 8:37 pm
Justifying an overhaul of its ethics code, FIFA asserted Tuesday that people who "tarnish the reputations of others" must be banned from soccer. The Associated Press revealed Monday that a new offense of defamation had been added to the document governing the conduct of participants in soccer, with...
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Novak Djokovic, of Serbia, returns to Steve Johnson in the first round at the Western & Southern Open, Monday, Aug. 13, 2018, in Mason, Ohio. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
August 14, 2018 - 7:47 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A new Davis Cup format that tennis' governing body believes is more enticing for players and more lucrative for nations will be voted on this week. The proposal to overhaul the current calendar-year format of the 118-year-old event is being discussed this week at the International...
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Brooks Koepka puts his hat on as he walk off the 14th tee during the third round of the PGA Championship golf tournament at Bellerive Country Club, Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
August 11, 2018 - 7:44 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest on the PGA Championship, golf's final major of the year (all times local): 6:43 p.m. Brooks Koepka will take a two-shot lead over Adam Scott into the final round of the PGA Championship after shooting a 4-under 66 that left him at 12 under for the tournament. Koepka is...
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Miami Dolphins defensive end Robert Quinn (94) raises his right fist during the singing of the national anthem, before the team's NFL preseason football game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018, in Miami Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
August 10, 2018 - 11:10 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — While the NFL continues discussions with the players' union regarding a national anthem policy, players who demonstrate are emphasizing they are protesting social injustice, racial inequality and systematic oppression. They are not against the country, military, flag or "The...
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Tiger Woods watches his tee shot on the second hole during the first round of the PGA Championship golf tournament at Bellerive Country Club, Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
August 10, 2018 - 6:40 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest on the PGA Championship, golf's final major of the year (all times local): 5:40 p.m. Play has been suspended for the rest of the day at the PGA Championship, where a band of strong storms brought heavy rains to Bellerive Country Club. Nobody in the afternoon wave Friday...
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FileThis March 22, 2018, file photo shows Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski speaking during a news conference at the NCAA men's college basketball tournament in Omaha, Neb. Krzyzewski doesn’t believe the NCAA coordinated its reforms well enough. Speaking two days after the governing body announced numerous changes following a high-profile corruption scandal in college basketball, Krzyzewski on Friday, Aug. 10, 2018, said he approves the intent behind the changes but added that “they don’t have a plan of execution.” Among the notable changes, the NCAA included provisions allowing agent relationships.(AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)
August 10, 2018 - 4:29 pm
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski doesn't believe the NCAA went far enough with its reforms when it comes to how the changes were coordinated. Speaking two days after the governing body announced numerous changes following a high-profile corruption scandal in college basketball,...
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Miami Dolphins defensive end Robert Quinn (94) raises his right fist during the singing of the national anthem, before the team's NFL preseason football game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018, in Miami Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
August 10, 2018 - 10:14 am
NFL players demonstrated during the national anthem at several preseason games Thursday night, protests that again drew a rebuke from President Donald Trump. Writing on Twitter from his New Jersey golf resort, Trump said Friday players "make a fortune doing what they love," and those who refuse to...
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In this Thursday, July 26, 2018, photo, girls dance in a studio at the Mangyongdae Children's Palace in Pyongyang, North Korea. Mangyongdae Children's Palace is for talented school children to attend extracurricular classes and a popular place for tourists to visit during their stay in the capital. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara, File)
August 09, 2018 - 8:52 pm
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — IOC President Thomas Bach says he is disappointed the United Nations will not allow sports equipment to be sent to North Korea. The International Olympic Committee's request was rejected by the U.N. Security Council Sanctions Committee. Bach says "this makes it more...
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August 09, 2018 - 4:56 pm
The latest move by the NCAA to give athletes a few more rights highlights shows at least one thing about the people in charge of the cartel that runs college sports. They can move quickly when their golden goose is threatened. That became clear this week when the NCAA adopted new rules hurriedly...
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August 09, 2018 - 7:46 am
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Golfweek is reporting the PGA of America is trying to regain control of computer servers that have kept officials from accessing files for the PGA Championship. The magazine says on its website that PGA staff members discovered their systems had been compromised when attempts to...
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