• Indian police probe Maria Sharapova housing fraud case

    NEW DELHI (AP) — Maria Sharapova is being investigated by police in India in a cheating and criminal conspiracy case involving a real estate company who used the tennis star to endorse a luxury housing project that never took off.

    Updated: 4:26 am

  • Witness: Men accused of bribes negotiated sale to Qataris

    NEW YORK (AP) — A sports marketing company whose owners have been charged with bribing top soccer officials tried to negotiate a sale to an entity associated with Paris Saint-Germain team president Nasser Al-Khelaifi, a witness testified Tuesday in federal court.

  • Secret payments to soccer officials cloaked by car names

    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.”

  • FIFA bans 3 soccer officials for life for taking bribes

    GENEVA (AP) — Three soccer officials who pleaded guilty in American courts to accepting bribes were banned for life by the FIFA ethics committee on Tuesday.

  • 12 arrested in Thailand in soccer match-fixing investigation

    BANGKOK (AP) — Football Association of Thailand president Somyot Poompanmuang says five players and two match officials from the top-flight national league are among 12 people arrested for alleged match-fixing.

  • AP source: Border patrol agent may have fallen

    DALLAS (AP) — A U.S. official with knowledge of the investigation into the death of a border patrol agent said Monday that the surviving agent who radioed in for help doesn’t remember what happened.

  • World Cup bribes, death threats: Corrupt world of FIFA

    Hour after hour in a New York City courtroom, the schemes to corrupt world soccer are spilling out.

  • APNewsBreak: Neurologist faces sex allegations in 3 states

    A prominent neurologist, already charged with groping patients at a Philadelphia clinic, is facing a growing number of accusations that he preyed on especially vulnerable pain patients at medical facilities in three states, using his impressive reputation as a healer to trap women in long-term doctor-patient relationships marked by abuse.

  • Correction: Deadly-California-Shootings story

    RANCHO TEHAMA RESERVE, Calif. (AP) — In a story Nov. 16 about a deadly shooting rampage in Northern California, The Associated Press, relying on information from law enforcement, reported erroneously the name of a shooting victim. The coroner’s office said Diana Steele, who was previously involved in an altercation with shooter Kevin Neal, was killed in the shooting. Hailey Poland was not among the dead.

  • Franken apologizes after woman says he kissed, groped her

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Minnesota Sen. Al Franken personally apologized to the woman who has accused him of forcibly kissing her and groping her during a 2006 USO tour, saying he remembers their encounter differently but is “ashamed that my actions ruined that experience for you.”