Sports team and league operation

FILE - In this July 27, 2017, file photo, Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross smiles as he speaks during a news conference at NFL football training camp in Davie, Fla. Ross says he had not yet decided whether to actually discipline players who demonstrate during the national anthem when he formally told the team that the demonstrations could punishable. Ross said in a statement Friday, July 20, 2018, that the one-sentence reference to “Proper Anthem Conduct” in the team’s official discipline policy was merely a placeholder. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File)
July 20, 2018 - 9:11 pm
Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross said he hadn't decided whether to actually discipline players who protest during the national anthem when he formally told the team that the demonstrations could be punishable. "We were asked to submit a form to the NFL on our overall discipline policy prior to the...
Read More
President Donald Trump arrives on Air Force One at Morristown Municipal Airport, in Morristown, N.J., Friday, July 20, 2018, en route to Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, N.J.. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
July 20, 2018 - 6:41 pm
The Latest on the NFL's national anthem policy (all times local): 6:30 p.m. President Donald Trump is once again inserting himself into the culture war over protests by NFL athletes during the national anthem. Trump tweeted on Friday that he "can't believe" the debate has reignited after The...
Read More
FILE - In this Sept. 11, 2017 file photo, from left, Miami Dolphins' Jelani Jenkins, Arian Foster, Michael Thomas, and Kenny Stills, kneel during the singing of the national anthem before an NFL football game against the Seattle Seahawks in Seattle. Miami Dolphins players who protest on the field during the national anthem this season could be suspended for up to four games under a new team policy issued to players this week. The policy obtained by The Associated Press on Thursday, July 19, 2018 classifies anthem protests as conduct detrimental to the club, punishable by suspension without pay, a fine or both. (AP Photo/Stephen Brashear, File)
July 20, 2018 - 2:32 am
The NFL's two-month old national anthem policy is on hold. Hours after The Associated Press reported that Miami Dolphins players who protest on the field during the anthem could be suspended for up to four games under a team policy issued this week, the league and the players union issued a joint...
Read More
FILE - In this Sept. 11, 2017 file photo, from left, Miami Dolphins' Jelani Jenkins, Arian Foster, Michael Thomas, and Kenny Stills, kneel during the singing of the national anthem before an NFL football game against the Seattle Seahawks in Seattle. Miami Dolphins players who protest on the field during the national anthem this season could be suspended for up to four games under a new team policy issued to players this week. The policy obtained by The Associated Press on Thursday, July 19, 2018 classifies anthem protests as conduct detrimental to the club, punishable by suspension without pay, a fine or both. (AP Photo/Stephen Brashear, File)
July 20, 2018 - 1:11 am
The Latest on the Miami Dolphins anthem policy (all times local): 10:15 p.m. The NFL and National Football League Players Association released a joint statement, saying: "The NFL and NFLPA, through recent discussions, have been working on a resolution to the anthem issue. In order to allow this...
Read More
Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim outfielder Mike Trout (27) hits a solo home run in the third inning during the 89th MLB baseball All-Star Game, Tuesday, July 17, 2018, at Nationals Park, in Washington. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
July 18, 2018 - 11:52 pm
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Angels publicly praised Mike Trout "for prioritizing his personal values over commercial self-promotion" a day after baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred said the All-Star outfielder would be an even bigger star if he would spend more time marketing himself. The...
Read More
El torpedero de los Orioles de Baltimore Manny Machado durante el Juego de Estrellas del martes 17 de julio de 2018 en Washington. (AP Foto/Nick Wass)
July 18, 2018 - 11:39 pm
The Los Angeles Dodgers won the Manny Machado sweepstakes, getting the prized All-Star shortstop from the Baltimore Orioles in a trade Wednesday night. The Orioles received five prospects: outfielder Yusniel Diaz, right-handers Dean Kremer and Zach Pop, and third basemen Rylan Bannon and Breyvic...
Read More
Milwaukee Brewers pitcher Josh Hader (71) throws during the eighth inning at the Major League Baseball All-star Game, Tuesday, July 17, 2018 in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
July 18, 2018 - 8:46 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Major League Baseball said Wednesday that Milwaukee Brewers pitcher Josh Hader will be required to go through sensitivity training after years-old racist and homophobic tweets of his resurfaced during the All-Star Game. MLB announced the commissioner's office would require Hader...
Read More
Houston Astros Alex Bregman (2) hits a solo home run in the tenth inning during the Major League Baseball All-star Game, Tuesday, July 17, 2018 in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
July 17, 2018 - 11:52 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on baseball's All-Star Game (all times local): 11:45 p.m. Astros teammates Alex Bregman and George Springer hit back-to-back homers in the 10th inning, and the American League took an 8-5 lead in an All-Star Game that resembled the Home Run Derby. The nine long balls...
Read More
July 17, 2018 - 4:56 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Lawyers for the four major professional sports leagues and the NCAA said late Monday that an attempt by a New Jersey horse racing association to collect betting revenue that was lost as the leagues fought to block legalized sports betting is frivolous. The leagues filed their...
Read More
FILE - In this Sept. 28, 2017 file photo, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver speaks during a news conference in New York. Now that the U.S. Supreme Court has opened the door for states to allow wagering on games, the NBA has upgraded its stat systems in the past year or so. And NBA officials believe one of the clear benefits of that is the league having the ability to get correct stats to bettors in real-time. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson, File)
July 17, 2018 - 1:20 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Here's a scenario: LeBron James is four assists and three rebounds shy of a triple-double after three quarters. A bettor, who is watching at home and utilizing a mobile app, decides to gamble that James will get those assists and rebounds in the final 12 minutes. The wager then...
Read More

Pages