• 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.

  • NCAA games expected to increase traffic on I-10 in Phoenix

    PHOENIX (AP) — Transportation officials are advising Phoenix-area residents to start thinking about ways to cope with increased traffic on Interstate 10 when the NCAA holds the last games of the men’s basketball tournament in Glendale.

  • Under suspicion, Fredericks urged to step aside from IAAF

    LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — In a story March 22 about Frank Fredericks, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Fredericks has retained all his IAAF duties. While Fredericks is still on the IAAF Council, he has stepped down from the IAAF Taskforce.

  • AFC says East Timor passports for 9 Brazilians are invalid

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The East Timor passports of nine Brazilian soccer players who represented the tiny Pacific island nation have been declared invalid, the Asian Football Confederation said Wednesday.

  • UEFA president says few countries can host 48-team World Cup

    PRAGUE (AP) — There are only a few countries in Europe that would be able to host a 48-team World Cup, UEFA President Aleksander Ceferin said Tuesday.

  • Cardinals prepare for NCAA meeting after early tourney exit

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville now can turn its attention to addressing alleged NCAA recruiting violations and possible roster decisions after its earlier-than-expected tournament exit.

  • NFL officials with combined 60 years of experience retire

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Three NFL officials with a combined 60 years of experience have retired.

  • FIFA bans referee for life over disputed penalty

    GENEVA (AP) — FIFA has banned for life the referee who awarded a disputed penalty for South Africa against Senegal in a World Cup qualifying match.