• Baylor AD Rhoades says school has been transparent with NCAA

    NEW YORK (AP) — Baylor athletic director Mack Rhoades says the school will continue to be transparent with the NCAA as the association investigates whether any of its rules were broken while former coach Art Briles was running the football program.

  • Bettman: Concessions needed for NHL to go to Olympics

    CHICAGO (AP) — The International Olympic Committee and hockey’s governing body will have to make concessions before the NHL sends the world’s best players to the Winter Games in South Korea next year, commissioner Gary Bettman said on Friday.

  • Tottenham’s Alli banned for 3 European games by UEFA

    NYON, Switzerland (AP) — Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Dele Alli was banned for three European games by UEFA on Friday for being sent off against Gent in the Europa League.

  • UEFA fines Barcelona for fans celebrating 6-1 win on pitch

    NYON, Switzerland (AP) — Barcelona has been fined by UEFA for fans running on the pitch to celebrate victory over Paris Saint-Germain, and three other clubs for incidents at recent Champions League and Europa League games.

  • NHL suspends Sabres defenseman Ristolainen 3 games

    BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The NHL has suspended Buffalo Sabres defenseman Rasmus Ristolainen for three games following his blindside hit that led to Pittsburgh Penguins forward Jake Guentzel sustaining a concussion.

  • NFL owners mull cut of regular-season overtime to 10 minutes

    NEW YORK (AP) — NFL owners will consider proposals next week to cut regular-season overtime from 15 minutes to 10; eliminate players leaping over the line on kick plays; and expansion of coaches’ challenges and what can be reviewed by officials.

  • Prosecutors question Beckenbauer in World Cup fraud case

    BERN, Switzerland (AP) — Germany soccer great Franz Beckenbauer has been questioned in a Swiss federal investigation of suspected corruption linked to the 2006 World Cup.

  • Jets sign defensive lineman Mike Pennel to 1-year deal

    FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The New York Jets have signed former Green Bay Packers defensive lineman Mike Pennel to a one-year deal.

  • Bengals’ Adam ‘Pacman’ Jones faces 3 misdemeanor charges

    CINCINNATI (AP) — Cincinnati Bengals cornerback Adam “Pacman” Jones faces three misdemeanor charges, including assault, but no longer is being charged with a felony for a January confrontation with hotel security guards, police and a nurse.

  • UEFA president revives luxury tax, squad limits

    LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Imposing luxury taxes and limiting squad sizes are back on UEFA’s agenda eight years after they were rejected as a way to curb top European clubs’ spending power.