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Peru head coach Ricardo Gareca reacts during Peru's official press conference on the eve of the group C match between Peru and Denmark at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Mordovia Arena in Saransk, Russia, Friday, June 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)
June 15, 2018 - 5:44 am
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on the opening day of the World Cup (all times local): 12:35 p.m. Peru coach Ricardo Gareca will not commit to playing recently reinstated striker Paolo Guerrero in their World Cup opener against Denmark. Gareca's only promise in a news conference Friday is that if Peru's...
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June 13, 2018 - 10:43 am
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Supreme Court has heard arguments in a dispute over promotions including bobbleheads and other items offered by the Cincinnati Reds to ticket buyers. At issue is whether the Reds are exempt from paying tax on the purchase of the promotional items. Attorneys for the...
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FILE - In this July 3, 2015, photo, fans watch what they can of a baseball game between the Miami Marlins and the Chicago Cubs on a rooftop across the street from Wrigley Field in Chicago. The Supreme Court is leaving in place a court decision dismissing a lawsuit filed against the Chicago Cubs by the owners of rooftop clubs adjacent to Wrigley Field. Skybox on Sheffield and Lakeview Baseball Club sued in 2015, arguing in part that a video board the team was adding would block their views of the ballpark and violate terms of a revenue-sharing agreement (AP Photo/Andrew Seligman, File)
June 11, 2018 - 4:29 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is leaving in place a court decision dismissing a lawsuit filed against the Chicago Cubs by the owners of rooftop clubs adjacent to Wrigley Field. Skybox on Sheffield and Lakeview Baseball Club sued the Cubs in 2015, arguing in part that a right-field video board...
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FILE - In this Nov. 2009 file photo, President Bush presents the Presidential Medal of Freedom to boxer Muhammad Ali in the East Room of the White House. President Donald Trump said he is thinking "very seriously" about pardoning Muhammad Ali, even though the Supreme Court vacated the boxing champion's conviction in 1971. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
June 08, 2018 - 6:16 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Reveling in his pardon powers, President Donald Trump said Friday he's thinking "very seriously" about pardoning former heavyweight champion Muhammad Ali, whose conviction was already overturned by the Supreme Court in 1971. It's one of "thousands" of cases the president's team is...
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President of the Judicial Council Darko Kruslin, center, reads the verdict in a courtroom at the County Court in Osijek, Croatia, Wednesday, June 6, 2017. Former Dinamo Zagreb director Zdravko Mamic has been sentenced to six and half years in prison for embezzlement and tax evasion. Mamic is accused together with tree other former officials of embezzling 15 million euros through fictitious deals made during transfers of several former Dinamo players to foreign clubs, including Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric and Liverpool defender Dejan Lovren. (AP Photo/Darko Bandic)
June 06, 2018 - 10:56 am
OSIJEK, Croatia (AP) — Former Dinamo Zagreb director Zdravko Mamic was sentenced Wednesday to 6 1/2 years in prison for embezzlement and tax evasion over deals that included the sale of Croatia World Cup stars Luka Modric and Dejan Lovren. Mamic, 58, was not in court in the eastern town of Osijek...
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June 04, 2018 - 4:36 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Professional sports leagues came out swinging against New Jersey's sports betting law on Monday, largely because it doesn't compensate them for keeping watch for corruption. But state lawmakers brushed back those concerns, telling the leagues that such payments aren't going to...
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June 04, 2018 - 1:13 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — For the second time in a week, a former New York Yankees manager was in Albany to push for legislation regulating sports betting now that the U.S. Supreme Court says states can allow legal wagering. It was Hall of Famer Joe Torre's turn Monday. Torre was honored at an Italian-...
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May 31, 2018 - 5:11 pm
DOVER, Del. (AP) — Delaware will begin full-scale sports betting next week, wasting no time after a U.S. Supreme Court ruling cleared the way for states to implement wagering schemes. Full-scale sports betting will begin at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at Delaware's three casinos, officials said Thursday. The...
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Fotografía de archivo del martes 15 de mayo de 2018 del capitán de la selección de Perú Paolo Guerrero (izquierda) mientras es bienvenido por hinchas al llegar a Lima. (AP Foto/Martin Mejía)
May 31, 2018 - 11:43 am
GENEVA (AP) — In a career-defining legal victory ahead of the World Cup, Peru captain Paolo Guerrero was cleared Thursday to play at the tournament in Russia by a Swiss supreme court judge despite a doping ban. Switzerland's supreme court granted an interim order to freeze Guerrero's 14-month ban...
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Sherra Wright arrives for a bond hearing in Criminal Court Division 7, Wednesday, May 30, 2018, at the Shelby County Criminal Justice Center in Memphis, Tenn. Wright has been charged in the 2010 death of her NBA basketball star ex-husband Lorenzen Wright. A $20 million bond was set by Judge Lee Coffee during the hearing. (Yalonda M. James/The Commercial Appeal via AP)
May 30, 2018 - 3:45 pm
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee judge issued a $20 million bond Wednesday for the ex-wife of former NBA player Lorenzen Wright in his shooting death nearly eight years ago. Shelby County Criminal Court Judge Lee Coffee said his decision to give Sherra Wright such a high bond was partly driven by...
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