Posts Tagged Sports governance

ESPN suspends Simmons 3 weeks for NFL comments

This Jan. 30, 2013, photo provided by ESPN Images shows Bill Simmons on the set of NBA Countdown in New Orleans. ESPN has suspended Simmons for three weeks after he repeatedly called NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell a liar during a profane tirade on a podcast. ESPN announced the suspension Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2014. (AP Photo/ESPN Images, Don Juan Moore)

ESPN has suspended Bill Simmons for three weeks after he repeatedly called NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell a liar during a profane tirade on a podcast.

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Goodbye 300? World Bowling eyes radical changes

INCHEON, South Korea (AP) — About a month and a half ago, Kevin Dornberger and his Swedish friend Christer Jonsson were watching a tournament in Hong Kong. They made it through most of the afternoon before Jonsson, the secretary general of the World Tenpin Bowling Association, looked at Dornberger, the president of World Bowling.

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Goodell meets 11 former players about NFL conduct

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell speaks during a news conference Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, in New York. Goodell says the NFL wants to implement new personal conduct policies by the Super Bowl. The league has faced increasing criticism that it has not acted quickly or emphatically enough concerning the domestic abuse cases. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)

NEW YORK (AP) — NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and chief assistant Troy Vincent were told by 11 former players Tuesday that the league must act immediately when someone is accused of domestic violence.

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Toronto’s Bradley fined for criticizing officials

Toronto FC 's Gilberto, right, celebrates with Michael Bradley after scoring against Chivas USA during the first half of an MLS soccer game in Toronto on Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Chris Young)

NEW YORK (AP) — Toronto FC midfielder Michael Bradley has been fined by Major League Soccer for criticizing the officials after a game.

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FIFA VP calls for Garcia probe to be published

GENEVA (AP) — Key parts of an investigation into allegations of World Cup bid corruption should be published, according to FIFA vice president Prince Ali bin Al-Hussein of Jordan.

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