Posts Tagged Sports governance

Hornets await NBA investigation into Taylor

Charlotte Hornets general manager Rich Cho addresses the media during an NBA basketball news conference Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014, in Charlotte, N.C.(AP Photo/The Charlotte Observer, Jeff Willhelm) MAGS OUT; TV OUT; NEWSPAPER INTERNET ONLY

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — General manager Rich Cho said the Charlotte Hornets are awaiting the outcome on an NBA investigation before deciding whether to reinstate forward Jeffery Taylor following his arrest on domestic assault charges.

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Asia football head backs Blatter for 5th FIFA term

FIFA president Joseph Sepp Blatter listens to journalist's questions at a press conference following a FIFA Executive Committee meeting, on Friday, Sept.26, 2014, at the FIFA headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland. Blatter has confirmed he will stand for a fifth term as Fifa president.  (KEYSTONE/Steffen Schmidt)

The head of the Asian Football Confederation is backing Sepp Blatter’s bid for a fifth term as FIFA president.

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Column: NBA still must deal with the race issue

In this April 29, 2014, file photo, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver addresses a news conference in New York. Silver says his league will "take a fresh look" at its domestic violence procedures following the rash of cases in the NFL.  (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, FILE)

ATLANTA (AP) — While the NFL was rightfully being hammered over turning a blind eye to domestic violence, the NBA got a bit of a pass on its latest brouhaha.

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Judge recuses himself from NFL collusion lawsuit

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A federal judge in Minneapolis who had been the arbiter of NFL labor matters for more than two decades recused himself Friday from ruling on a dispute between NFL owners and the players’ union over an alleged secret salary cap.

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AP Source: Video addressed to NFL security chief

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A law enforcement official says he sent the video of Ray Rice punching his then-fiancee to NFL headquarters to the attention of league security chief Jeffrey Miller in April.

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