Sports governance

FILE - In this Monday Nov. 4, 2019 file photo, French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe, second left, and Mayor of Paris Anne Hidalgo look at an architectural model as they attend a ceremony to mark the start of the construction of Paris 2024 Olympic Village in Saint-Ouen, near Paris. A partnership deal signed by the IOC with Airbnb has sparked the ire of French hoteliers, who have suspended their collaboration with Paris 2024 Olympics organizers over fears the agreement sealed with the platform will create unfair competition. (Gonzalo Fuentes, Pool via AP, File)
November 21, 2019 - 7:10 am
The newest Olympic sponsor has sparked the ire of French hoteliers, who have suspended their collaboration with 2024 Paris Games organizers over fears the IOC’s agreement with home-sharing company Airbnb will create unfair competition. The nine-year, five-games sponsorship deal announced this week...
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Memphis' James Wiseman, second from right, sits out the game along with Isaiah Stokes, right, in an NCAA college basketball game against Alcorn State Saturday, Nov. 16, 2019, in Memphis, Tenn. Malcolm Dandridge is first from right. (AP Photo/Karen Pulfer Focht)
November 20, 2019 - 11:25 pm
The James Wiseman saga finally has a resolution. After months of back-and-forth between Memphis and the NCAA, the sports governing body has cleared the heralded freshman to return to the basketball court on Jan. 12. Wiseman will sit out a total of 12 games under a decision announced by the NCAA...
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Cleveland Browns star defensive end Myles Garrett leaves an office building in New York, Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019. Garrett is in New York for an appeals hearing to try to get the NFL to reduce an indefinite suspension that has temporarily ended Garrett’s season and tarnished his career. Garrett was banned last week for the rest of the regular season and playoffs for violently striking Pittsburgh quarterback Mason Rudolph with a helmet. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
November 20, 2019 - 5:24 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — Myles Garrett looked composed and casual, a stark contrast to the last time he was seen in public. Stylishly dressed in a bright blue suit and black turtleneck, the Cleveland Browns’ star defensive end met Wednesday with an appeals officer in New York in hopes of getting a...
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Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph (2) goes after Cleveland Browns defensive end Myles Garrett (95) during the second half of an NFL football game, Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/David Richard)
November 20, 2019 - 4:29 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph wanted to get away from Cleveland Browns defensive end Myles Garrett. The way Rudolph went about it — a process that contributed to a brawl that culminated with Rudolph getting smacked in the head with his own helmet and led to Garrett...
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FILE - In this May 6, 2015, file photo , LPGA commissioner Mike Whan speaks during a press conference at The Players Championship golf tournament in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. Whan pulled the LPGA Tour out of a deep hole when he took over as commissioner nine years ago, and he’s not finished yet. Whan has signed what the LPGA described only as a long-term contract extension that keeps him in charge as women’s golf tries to expand its exposure through a new television contract being negotiated. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, File)
November 20, 2019 - 1:00 pm
NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — Mike Whan pulled the LPGA Tour out of a deep hole when he took over as a commissioner nine years ago, and he’s not finished yet. Whan has signed what the LPGA described only as a long-term contract extension that keeps him in charge as women’s golf tries to expand its exposure...
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Washington Capitals right wing Garnet Hathaway (21) fights Anaheim Ducks center Derek Grant (38) during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Monday, Nov. 18, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
November 19, 2019 - 3:15 pm
ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — Garnet Hathaway was ejected for spitting on an opponent and now the Washington Capitals winger may have to swallow more punishment from the NHL. Hathaway was given a match penalty for spitting on Anaheim defenseman Erik Gudbranson in a brawl during the Capitals’ 5-2 victory...
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FILE - In this Sept. 8, 2019, file photo, Miami Dolphins running back Mark Walton (22) warms up before an NFL football game against the Baltimore Ravens, in Miami Gardens, Fla. The Dolphins have released troubled running back Mark Walton, saying he had been involved in an unspecified police matter. Tuesday’s, Nov. 19, 2019, announcement came as the second-year player served a four-game suspension for violating NFL conduct and substance abuse policies. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson, File)
November 19, 2019 - 1:19 pm
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The Miami Dolphins released suspended running back Mark Walton on Tuesday, hours after he was arrested on charges of punching his pregnant girlfriend in the head. Police in the Fort Lauderdale suburb of Davie said in a report that officers went to a home at 4:15 a.m...
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Kansas City Chiefs strong safety Tyrann Mathieu, right, runs after an interception during the first half of an NFL football game against the Los Angeles Chargers, Monday, Nov. 18, 2019, in Mexico City. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
November 19, 2019 - 3:25 am
The NFL's wild Week 11 featured Myles Garrett getting in a swivet, Colin Kaepernick's pivot and all those Azteca Stadium divots. The bookends were the fracas that occurred Thursday night in the closing seconds of Cleveland's 21-7 win against Pittsburgh and the Chiefs' 24-17 victory over the...
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Washington Capitals right wing Garnet Hathaway (21) scuffles with Anaheim Ducks defenseman Erik Gudbranson, second from left, during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Monday, Nov. 18, 2019, in Washington. Also seen is Capitals center Chandler Stephenson, second from right, and Ducks center Derek Grant (38). (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
November 18, 2019 - 11:23 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Just as combatants were being separated in the aftermath of a heated brawl, Erik Gudbranson gave Garnet Hathaway another punch and received something he didn’t expect in return. Hathaway spit on him and was thrown out of a feisty matchup Monday night he and the Washington Capitals...
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FILE - In this Oct. 2, 2019, file photo, International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach speaks at the opening of the executive board meeting of the IOC at the Olympic House in Lausanne, Switzerland. The incoming leader of the World Anti-Doping Agency asked for more money. The International Olympic Committee said `yes.’ IOC president Thomas Bach pledged $10 million to fight doping in sports, half of which would go toward storing samples from pre-Olympics testing for 10 years and the other half toward investigations and research. (Laurent Gillieron/Keystone via AP, File)
November 18, 2019 - 6:59 pm
LONDON (AP) — The IOC signed up Airbnb as an Olympic sponsor sparking concerns from 2024 host city Paris that the home-sharing company is contributing to the rising cost of rents in the French capital. Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo, who has been at odds with Airbnb in recent years, set out her issues...
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