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FILE - In this June 13, 2018 file photo, Saudi Arabia's sports minister Turki Alsheikh talks to the national soccer team players at the 2018 soccer World Cup at Luzhniki stadium in Moscow, Russia. Egypt’s close relations with Saudi Arabia are being tested by a soccer spat sparked by an uproar over meddling by Alsheikh. The minister’s attempts over the last year to exert control of Egypt’s biggest team enraged fans, officials and one of the country’s greatest players. The acrimonious fallout led to the confidant of Saudi Arabia’s powerful crown prince buying a rival club in a bid to challenge Al-Ahly’s supremacy. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni, File)
October 07, 2018 - 8:13 am
CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's close relations with Saudi Arabia are being tested by an uproar over alleged soccer meddling by the kingdom's sports minster. Turki al-Sheikh's attempts over the last year to exert control over Al-Ahly, Egypt's biggest team, have enraged fans and officials alike. The...
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Juventus' Cristiano Ronaldo drives his car as he leaves after completing a training session at the Juventus center in Turin, Italy, Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018. Lawyers for a Nevada woman who has accused Cristiano Ronaldo of raping her say a psychiatrist determined she suffers post-traumatic stress and depression because of the alleged 2009 attack in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
October 04, 2018 - 8:49 pm
LONDON (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo faced growing heat Thursday from sponsors over a rape allegation in the United States after Nike and video game maker EA Sports expressed concern about the conduct of the soccer superstar, who has denied the accusations. The five-time world player of the year, who...
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Tiger Woods of the US stands on the fairway during a practice round for the 2018 Ryder Cup at Le Golf National in Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines, outside Paris, France, Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018. The 42nd Ryder Cup will be held in France from Sept. 28-30, 2018, at the Albatros Course of Le Golf National. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)
September 28, 2018 - 1:30 am
Tiger Woods wasn't the only one celebrating after he won the Tour Championship. Golf announcers and network executives are excited about the momentum Woods' comeback season can generate for ratings. All three of the sport's major U.S. broadcasters have reasons to look forward to the next nine...
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This undated photo provided by Fox Sports 1 shows host Rachel Bonnetta on the set of FS1's first-ever linear sports gambling show LOCK IT IN at the studio in Los Angeles. As legalized sports gambling rolls across the nation, the people who make sports television are ready to ride the boom with a series of shows explicitly about betting. Fox Sports 1's "Lock It In" began daily production this week as the first of several planned major-platform shows focused on pointspreads, odds and helping their viewers to make better bets. (Fox Sports 1 via AP)
September 12, 2018 - 5:23 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sports and gambling have been inextricably linked for Sal Iacono ever since he was a 6-year-old trying to win baseball cards off his fellow kids in the schoolyard. As he grew up, went to law school and eventually became a television personality, Iacono's passion for betting and...
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FILE - In this July 30, 2018 file photo LeBron James listens to a question at a news conference after the opening ceremony for the I Promise School in Akron, Ohio. President Donald Trump is turning his wrath on the basketball superstar. Trump tweeted late Friday, Aug. 3 that James was interviewed "by the dumbest man on television," CNN anchor Don Lemon, but that he "made Lebron look smart, which isn't easy to do."(AP Photo/Phil Long, File)
August 05, 2018 - 1:01 am
BRIDGEWATER, N.J. (AP) — Ahead of campaigning in Ohio on Saturday, President Donald Trump unleashed a withering attack on the state's favorite son, savaging NBA star LeBron James in a late-night tweet that derided the intelligence of one of the nation's most prominent African-American men. Melania...
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Washington Nationals' Trea Turner reacts after being hit by the ball during an at-bat in the third inning of a baseball game against the Miami Marlins, Sunday, July 29, 2018, in Miami. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
July 30, 2018 - 3:13 am
As major leaguers Trea Turner, Sean Newcomb and Josh Hader face up to racist and homophobic tweets they sent as teenagers, publicist Lauren Walsh recalls how she dealt with a football player who had offensive Facebook posts years before he prepared for the NFL draft. She went through his whole...
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July 02, 2018 - 12:12 pm
MIAMI (AP) — Telemundo Deportes has acquired U.S. Spanish-language rights for next year's Copa America in Brazil. Part of Comcast Corp.'s NBCUniversal Inc., Telemundo is televising its first World Cup this year. The 2019 Copa, the championship of South America, includes invited guests Japan and...
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FILE - In this March 31, 2015, file photo, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence takes a question during a news conference discussing the state's new religious-freedom law in Indianapolis. Then-Indiana Gov. Mike Pence faced a firestorm of criticism three years ago after signing a "religious freedom" law critics decried as anti-gay. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings, File)
March 28, 2018 - 5:46 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Then-Indiana Gov. Mike Pence faced a firestorm of criticism three years ago after signing a "religious freedom" law critics decried as anti-gay. Now emails released this week to The Associated Press illustrate similar backlash from fellow conservatives when the eventual vice...
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March 27, 2018 - 7:16 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The San Diego Padres demanded an apology from media company Entercom and said they are considering their options in dealing with their new flagship radio station after a talk show host tweeted a promo that the team said was "offensive, insensitive and completely unacceptable."...
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The offices of Cambridge Analytica (CA) in central London, after it was announced that Britain's information commissioner Elizabeth Denham is pursuing a warrant to search Cambridge Analytica's computer servers, Tuesday March 20, 2018. Denham said Tuesday that she is using all her legal powers to investigate Facebook and political campaign consultants Cambridge Analytica over the alleged misuse of millions of people's data. Cambridge Analytica said it is committed to helping the U.K. investigation. (Kirsty O'Connor/PA via AP)
March 22, 2018 - 6:45 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on reports that millions of Facebook users' data was used to target political ads (all times local): 6:45 a.m. Germany's justice minister says she is calling in Facebook's European leadership to explain the scandal involving data mining firm Cambridge Analytica and detail...
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