Sports business

November 21, 2017 - 1:31 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Payments to the head of Peruvian soccer were masked under the name "Fiat." Money for Paraguay's boss was listed as "Honda." Excel spreadsheets detailed the cloak-and-dagger recording system of money given to "Benz," ''VW," ''Toyota," ''Kia," and "Peugeot," among others, including a...
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FILE - In this Nov. 19, 2017, file photo, Cleveland Browns' Josh Gordon, center, watches before an NFL football game between the Jacksonville Jaguars and the Browns in Cleveland. On Wednesday, Nov. 22, the talented wide receiver, who has squandered millions of dollars and derailed a promising career because of substance abuse, will practice with the Browns for the first time in 14 months _ a return that once seemed unimaginable.(AP Photo/Ron Schwane, File)
November 21, 2017 - 11:56 am
CLEVELAND (AP) — Every day he stays committed and sober, Josh Gordon takes another step toward playing again in the NFL. The long walk and wait are nearly over. The wide receiver, who squandered millions in potential earnings and derailed a promising career because of substance abuse, will practice...
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November 21, 2017 - 11:33 am
NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — Lydia Ko blasted out from in front of the steep edge of a bunker and raised her arms playfully when it dropped for par. She ended the first round of the CME Group Tour Championship one shot out of the lead, and she looked like the Ko of old. Her comments immediately after the...
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November 21, 2017 - 11:09 am
T25-TRUMP-UCLA PLAYERS WASHINGTON (AP) — Outspoken basketball dad LaVar Ball isn't backing down from his questioning the extent of President Donald Trump's involvement in securing the release of his son and two other UCLA basketball players from custody in China after they allegedly shoplifted. In...
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Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria lifts the trophy after defeating David Goffin of Belgium in their ATP World Tour Finals singles final tennis match at the O2 Arena in London, Sunday Nov. 19, 2017. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)
November 21, 2017 - 10:30 am
LONDON (AP) — A player who withdraws or performs below professional standards during a first-round singles match at a Grand Slam tournament could be fined under new rules introduced Tuesday. The Grand Slam Board says a player who is unfit to compete and withdraws before the draw will receive 50...
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November 21, 2017 - 8:49 am
NFL-FALCONS/SEAHAWKS Falcons hold off Seahawks SEATTLE (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons gave their playoffs chances a big boost while damaging the Seattle Seahawks' shot at a postseason appearance. Matt Ryan threw for two touchdowns and Adrian Clayborn returned a fumble 10 yards for a score to help the...
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November 21, 2017 - 2:51 am
PRO FOOTBALL DALLAS (AP) — Former NFL receiver Terry Glenn, who caught Tom Brady's first touchdown pass with the New England Patriots in 2001, died following a one-vehicle rollover traffic accident near Dallas that left his fiancée slightly hurt, officials said. He was 43. Glenn died shortly before...
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Denver Nuggets guard Will Barton (5) drives around Sacramento Kings guard Garrett Temple (17) and Sacramento Kings forward Zach Randolph (50) during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Sacramento, Calif., Monday, Nov. 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Steve Yeater)
November 21, 2017 - 1:43 am
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Will Barton didn't know Mike Malone was suspended by the NBA until the Denver Nuggets coach informed him as Barton got on the team bus to head to the arena. "I thought he was joking," Barton said. "I told him we'd hold it down for him." Minus their coach and two starters,...
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November 21, 2017 - 1:25 am
BASEBALL American League BOSTON RED SOX — Selected the contracts of LHP Jalen Beeks and RHP Chandler Shepherd from Pawtucket (IL) and RHP pitcher Ty Buttrey from Portland (EL). CHICAGO WHITE SOX — Selected the contracts of INF Casey Gillaspie from Charlotte (IL), OF Eloy Jimenez from Birmingham (SL...
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Boston Celtics guard Kyrie Irving (11) drives to the basket between Dallas Mavericks' Dennis Smith Jr., left, and Wesley Matthews (23) in the second half of an NBA basketball game, Monday, Nov. 20, 2017, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
November 21, 2017 - 12:38 am
DALLAS (AP) — Kyrie Irving scored 10 of his season-high 47 points in overtime as the Boston Celtics rallied once again from a double-digit deficit to beat the Dallas Mavericks 110-102 on Monday night and extend their winning streak to 16 games. The Mavericks led by as many as 13 points in the...
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