Sports industry

October 10, 2017 - 3:25 pm
The supervisor is Rebecca Miller, followed by Ben Nuckols at 5 p.m. and Doug Feinberg at 1 a.m. The New York sports desk can be reached at 800-845-8450, ext. 1630. Sports Photos, ext. 1918; graphics, ext. 7636; agate, ext. 1635. For access to AP Newsroom and other technical issues, contact AP...
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FILE - In this Monday, Sept. 25, 2017, file photo, the Dallas Cowboys, led by owner Jerry Jones, center, take a knee prior to the national anthem and an NFL football game against the Arizona Cardinals, in Glendale, Ariz. ESPN anchor Jemele Hill has been suspended by the network for two weeks for making political statements on social media. Hill, who is African-American, received criticism from the network last month after referring to President Donald Trump as a "white supremacist." On Monday, Oct. 9, 2017, Hill targeted Jerry Jones, after the Dallas Cowboys owner stated that players who disrespect the flag would not play for his team. (AP Photo/Matt York, File)
October 10, 2017 - 2:58 pm
NFL owners will meet next week to consider changes to a game manual that says players "should" stand during the national anthem, a guideline that the league has left to the discretion of players who kneeled in larger numbers after criticism from President Donald Trump. Commissioner Roger Goodell...
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October 10, 2017 - 8:40 am
TRUMP-NFL Trump says US should change tax law to punish NFL WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is suggesting the U.S. change its tax laws to punish organizations like the NFL if members are "disrespecting" the national anthem or flag. Trump tweeted this morning, "Why is the NFL getting...
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October 10, 2017 - 3:53 am
HARVEY WEINSTEIN REACTION LOS ANGELES (AP) — Five years ago, Meryl Streep described Harvey Weinstein as "God." She isn't saying that anymore, now that he's been outed as an alleged serial sexual harasser — and ousted from his own company. Streep says she finds Weinstein's alleged conduct with women...
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October 09, 2017 - 11:06 pm
MLB-ASTROS-RED SOX Houston advances to 2nd round in AL playoffs with win over Boston BOSTON (AP) — The Houston Astros poured back onto the field at Fenway Park in Boston Monday after advancing to their first AL Championship Series by beating the Red Sox 5-4. After winning the best-of-five series 3...
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FILE - In this Sept. 25, 2017, file photo, Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones speaks after an NFL football game against the Arizona Cardinals, in Glendale, Ariz. Dallas owner Jerry Jones said the NFL can't leave the impression that it tolerates players disrespecting the flag and that any of his Cowboys making such displays won't play. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)
October 09, 2017 - 11:03 pm
DALLAS (AP) — Now that Jerry Jones of the Dallas Cowboys has become the first NFL owner with a public suggestion of repercussions for displays during the national anthem, players are opening up more about the delicate balance of team chemistry and politics in the locker room. And they're not...
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October 09, 2017 - 7:35 pm
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — The New York Mets are buying the Triple-A Syracuse Chiefs as they work toward centering more of their minor league baseball operations in their home state. Gov. Andrew Cuomo confirmed the deal Monday, calling it "a home run that ensures the Chiefs stay right where they belong...
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October 09, 2017 - 6:37 pm
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Rachel Rohanna closed with a 4-under 68 to win the Symetra Tour Championship, her first victory of the year in the final event. Rohanna finished the weather-delayed event one shot ahead of Benyapa Niphatsophon, Yu Lui and Emma Talley, who all finished among the top 10 on...
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October 09, 2017 - 5:49 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — A man who was left blind in one eye — at least temporarily — and may ultimately lose the eye after a foul ball struck him in the face at Wrigley Field this summer has filed a lawsuit against the Chicago Cubs and Major League Baseball, alleging that they have failed to install enough...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017, file photo, Louisville men's basketball coach Rick Pitino leaves Grawemeyer Hall after having a meeting with the university's interim president Greg Postel in Louisville. Ky. A federal probe illuminates a shady side of college basketball recruiting filled with bribes and kickbacks. The probe also implicated Louisville for paying a player to attend the school, leading to Pitino and athletic director Tom Jurich to be placed on administrative leave. (Michael Clevenger/The Courier-Journal via AP, File)
October 09, 2017 - 11:31 am
PHOENIX (AP) — Top-level basketball recruits played in gyms across Las Vegas over the summer, their final shot to impress college coaches during a live-recruiting period. Around the same time in July, an undercover FBI agent was in a Sin City hotel room where more than $12,000 changed hands, money...
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