Sports governance

February 22, 2018 - 7:10 pm
Arizona's Allonzo Trier has been declared ineligible for the reappearance of a banned substance that led to a 19-game suspension last season. The NCAA notified the school on Thursday that the preseason All-America junior guard tested positive for trace amount of the substance late last month...
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Basque riot policemen control the perimeter of the stadium close to FC Spartak Moskva's followers before the match during the Europa League - round of 32, 2nd leg, between Athletic Bilbao and FC Spartak Moskva, at San Mames stadium, in Bilbao, northern Spain, Thursday, Feb.22, 2018. (AP Photo/Alvaro Barrientos)
February 22, 2018 - 6:46 pm
BILBAO, Spain (AP) — A Spanish riot police officer died of cardiac arrest after clashes involving Russian soccer fans before a Europa League match on Thursday between hosts Athletic Bilbao and Spartak Moscow, raising concerns less than four months before the World Cup in Russia. Basque Country...
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United States celebrates winning gold after the women's gold medal hockey game against Canada at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
February 22, 2018 - 11:53 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 1:45 a.m. President Donald Trump has congratulated the U.S. women's hockey team on winning Olympic gold. Trump tweeted his congratulations Thursday "on behalf of an entire Nation." The American women defeated...
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February 22, 2018 - 10:57 am
OLYMPICS U.S. women's hockey team strikes gold PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The U.S. women's hockey team has ended Canada's run of Olympic gold medals, but it took a shootout to do it. Jocelyne Lamoureux-Davidson scored in the first extra round of the first shootout tiebreaker in Olympic women's...
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FILE - In this Feb. 14, 2018, file photo, members of the North Korean delegation wave flags at the women's slalom at Yongpyong alpine center at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. While in South Korea, the North Koreans wear the same uniforms, move together whenever possible and operate as a tightly knit team. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena, File)
February 22, 2018 - 5:20 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — A group of high school students plan to keep their new flags all their lives, as a souvenir of this historic political and Olympic moment that they traveled across their nation to witness. They joined thousands of others at a women's hockey game, waving their unified...
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February 22, 2018 - 4:21 am
COLLEGE BASKETBALL NEW YORK (AP) — Former Louisville coach Rick Pitino believes the school should take legal action against the NCAA after the governing body nullified the Cardinals of the 2013 men's basketball title. Pitino, speaking from his attorney's offices, said that the NCAA's decision to...
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FILE - In this Feb. 7, 2018, file photo, Russian curler Alexander Krushelnitsky practices ahead of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea. Krushelnitsky was stripped of his Olympic bronze medal after admitting to a doping violation at the Pyeongchang Games. Krushelnitsky tested positive for meldonium, which is believed to help blood circulation, after winning bronze in mixed doubles with his wife, Anastasia Bryzgalova. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila, File)
February 22, 2018 - 4:21 am
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — Russian curler Alexander Krushelnitsky has been stripped of his Olympic bronze medal after admitting to a doping violation at the Pyeongchang Games. Krushelnitsky tested positive for meldonium, which is believed to help blood circulation, after winning bronze in mixed...
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In this Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018 photo, Trinity High School wrestler Mack Beggs warms up before her match at the 6A Region II wrestling meet held at Allen High School in Allen, Texas . Beggs, a senior from Euless Trinity High School near Dallas is transgender and in the process of transitioning from female to male. (Stewart F. House/The Dallas Morning News via AP)
February 22, 2018 - 1:08 am
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Mack Beggs is back. He's still wrestling, still competing for a state championship and still undefeated. And he's still wrestling against the girls. It's just been a lot quieter since last year when his march to a state championship was dogged by a last-minute lawsuit that...
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FILE - In this Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018 file photo, Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban looks on from the crowd during NBA All-Star Saturday in Los Angeles. The NBA has fined outspoken Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban $600,000 for comments about tanking during a podcast with Hall of Famer Julius Erving. Commissioner Adam Silver said the fine was for "public statements detrimental to the NBA." (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, File)
February 21, 2018 - 11:33 pm
DALLAS (AP) — The NBA fined outspoken Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban $600,000 on Wednesday for comments about tanking during a podcast with Hall of Famer Julius Erving. Commissioner Adam Silver said the fine was for "public statements detrimental to the NBA." The league said the podcast with...
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February 21, 2018 - 7:12 pm
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Brown University has barred its men's swimming and diving team from participating in this week's Ivy League Championships as it investigates allegations of hazing. The university said in a statement its investigation and the student conduct review process are expected to be...
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