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Bishop ousted as PGA of America president

PGA of America President Ted Bishop speaks next to the Presidents Cup trophy at a news conference at City Hall in San Francisco, in this July 2, 2014 file photo. The PGA of America president referred to Ian Poulter as a little girl on two social media accounts Thursday evening Oct. 23, 2014 for his comments on Nick Faldo and Tom Watson as Ryder Cup captains.(AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)

ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. (AP) — Ted Bishop was never afraid to take a risk or share his strong opinions on any subject during his 23 months as president of the PGA of America. Ultimately, that wound up costing him his job.

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Ted Bishop resigns as PGA president

PGA of America President Ted Bishop speaks next to the Presidents Cup trophy at a news conference at City Hall in San Francisco, in this July 2, 2014 file photo. The PGA of America president referred to Ian Poulter as a little girl on two social media accounts Thursday evening Oct. 23, 2014 for his comments on Nick Faldo and Tom Watson as Ryder Cup captains.(AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)

ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. (AP) — Ted Bishop has been removed as president of the PGA of America over a sexist tweet directed at Ian Poulter.

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Attorney: NFL, Ravens not helping union Rice probe

In this Aug. 7, 2014, file photo, Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice sits on the sideline in the first half of an NFL preseason football game against the San Francisco 49ers in Baltimore. Two people familiar with the situation say a hearing on Ray Rice's appeal of his indefinite suspension will be held Nov. 5 and 6. The people spoke with The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014,  because details of the hearing have not been made public.(AP Photo/Nick Wass, File)

The attorney leading the NFL players’ union investigation into the Ray Rice domestic violence case tells The Associated Press the league and the Baltimore Ravens have not been cooperating.

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Pro soccer ref charged with fraud in NY, suspended

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — A Major League Soccer referee has been suspended after being accused of collecting New York unemployment benefits while working.

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UCI, WADA appeal to CAS in Kreuziger case

PRAGUE (AP) — Cycling’s governing body is joining forces with the World Anti-Doping Agency in an appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport after Czech rider Roman Kreuziger was cleared of doping violations by his national Olympic committee.

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