Posts Tagged Sports governance

Cho to lead 2018 Olympics organizing committee

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Cho Yang-ho, the South Korean business tycoon who led Pyeongchang’s successful bid to host the 2018 Winter Olympics, will take charge of the local organizing committee following the sudden resignation of the previous president.

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Bills’ Bradham suspended 1 game by NFL

PITTSFORD, N.Y. (AP) — Buffalo Bills linebacker Nigel Bradham has been suspended by the NFL for the team’s regular-season opener for violating the league’s substance abuse policy.

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Russia ready to incorporate Crimean football clubs

MOSCOW (AP) — Football clubs in the Crimea region annexed by Russia could play in the Russian leagues this season, the Russian Football Union president Nikolai Tolstykh said on Wednesday.

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APNewsBreak: NCAA settles head injury lawsuit

In this Nov. 27, 2004 file photo, Bloomington High School running back Adrian Arrington tries to clear a pile of Providence Catholic defenders during the Class 6A championship football game in Champaign, Ill. Arrington, who later went on to play at Eastern Illinois in Charleston, is the lead plaintiff in a class-action head injury lawsuit working its way through federal court in Chicago. The NCAA and the plaintiffs announced a settlement on Tuesday, July 29, 2014. (AP Photo/ Stephen Haas, File)

CHICAGO (AP) — The NCAA agreed on Tuesday to help athletes with head injuries in a proposed settlement of a class-action lawsuit that college sports’ governing body touted as a major step forward but that critics say doesn’t go nearly far enough.

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NCAA puts Henderson State on probation

ARKADELPHIA, Ark. (AP) — The NCAA has placed Henderson State on two years of probation and fined the school $2,500 for rules violations by the women’s basketball program, including a coach offering a loan to a prospective athlete, exceeding phone contact limits and holding impermissible tryouts and practices.

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