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March 21, 2018 - 11:11 am
NBA-HAWKS SUED-WHITE DISCRIMINATION Ex-Hawks employee sues, claims discrimination against whites (Information in the following story is from: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, ) ATLANTA (AP) — A former Atlanta Hawks employee is accusing the professional basketball club of...
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March 20, 2018 - 11:01 am
Pro football — actual games — won't disappear from TV screens, mobile devices and the American consciousness once the Super Bowl ends next February. The Alliance of American Football will kick off the following Sunday. On network television (CBS) as well as through a multitude of free digital...
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March 18, 2018 - 7:09 pm
ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Raiders are trading star kick returner Cordarrelle Patterson to the New England Patriots. A person familiar with the deal said Sunday that the deal will become official after Patterson passes a physical. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the deal...
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FIFA President Gianni Infantino speaks during a press conference after the FIFA Council Meeting, in Bogota, Colombia, Friday, March, 16, 2018. FIFA has finally and fully approved video review to help referees at the World Cup. The last step toward giving match officials high-tech help in Russia was agreed to on Friday by FIFA's ruling council chaired by Infantino. (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara)
March 16, 2018 - 7:32 pm
ZURICH (AP) — FIFA expects to earn $6.56 billion in a four-year financial cycle to the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, despite a drop in ticket and corporate hospitality sales. FIFA's 2019-2022 budget projects rises of more than $400 million each in broadcasting and marketing income over the 2018 World...
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Seton Hall's Desi Rodriguez, left, talks to the media outside the locker room before practice for an NCAA men's college basketball tournament second-round game against Kansas, Friday, March 16, 2018, in Wichita, Kan. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
March 16, 2018 - 5:52 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Seton Hall's Desi Rodriguez was an admitted fan of "Rock Chalk Nation" right up until the moment he realized the Pirates would have to face Kansas in the second round of the NCAA Tournament. "I'm not no more," he said with a grin. Still, that fandom meant the senior forward...
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FILE - In this Oct. 6, 2014, file photo, ESPN President John Skipper smiles during a news conference in New York. The former president of ESPN says he resigned from the sports network after an extortion plot by his cocaine dealer. John Skipper told the Hollywood Reporter on Thursday, March 15, 2018, “they threatened me.” Skipper says he understood the threat put himself, his family and his professional life at risk. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
March 15, 2018 - 3:00 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The former president of ESPN said he resigned from the sports network after an extortion plot by someone who sold him cocaine. John Skipper told the Hollywood Reporter in an interview published Thursday that the drug seller, whom he did not name, tried to extort him in December...
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March 14, 2018 - 6:02 pm
IRVING, Texas (AP) — Conference USA has agreed to a new five-year contract that will make CBS Sports Network the primary television home for the league's football and men's basketball games. C-USA announced the deal with CBS Sports on Wednesday. Financial terms were not disclosed. The contract...
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March 14, 2018 - 1:53 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The parents of a Democratic National Committee employee who was killed in 2016 allege Fox News exploited the slaying of their son as a "political football." Joel and Mary Rich claim in a lawsuit that Fox News, a reporter and a guest commentator used "lies, misrepresentations and...
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March 14, 2018 - 6:49 am
(The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) Rick Eckstein, Villanova University (THE CONVERSATION) In a legendary “South Park” episode lampooning the NCAA, the character Eric Cartman asks a university president if he can purchase...
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FILE - In this Aug. 24, 2017, file photo, NFL Network President Maryann Turcke attends the Hall of Fame Heroes Event in Santa Monica, Calif. The NFL has promoted Maryann Turcke to chief operating officer, making her the highest-ranking woman at the league offices. Commissioner Roger Goodell said Tuesday, March 13, 2018, she has "distinguished herself by leading NFL Network to a record-setting year."(Colin Young-Wolff/AP Images for NFL Network, File)
March 13, 2018 - 3:33 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL has promoted Maryann Turcke to chief operating officer, making her the highest-ranking woman at the league offices. Turcke has overseen NFL Network in the last year. She replaces Tod Leiweke, who has left the league after three years in the job. Turcke will lead the...
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