Posts Tagged Sports governance

Congressmen urge NCAA to release Penn State papers

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Sixteen Pennsylvania congressmen are demanding the NCAA release all documents related to a 2012 consent decree that required Penn State to pay $60 million and imposed a football bowl ban and other penalties over the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal.

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NFL suspends Peterson for at least rest of season

In this Nov. 4, 2014, file photo, Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson speaks to the media after pleading no contest to an assault charge in Conroe, Texas. The NFL suspended Adrian Peterson without pay for at least the remainder of the season. The league said Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014, it informed the Minnesota Vikings running back he will not be considered for reinstatement before April 15 for violating the NFL personal conduct policy.  (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan, File)

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Adrian Peterson’s last appearance in the Minnesota locker room was nearly 10 weeks ago. The Vikings have played all but one game this season without his swift and strong running ability.

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Eckert, Garcia to meet amid FIFA probe crisis

GENEVA (AP) — The judge and prosecutor behind FIFA’s World Cup bid corruption investigation will meet Thursday in an effort to repair their relations and restore the reputation of a case seemingly in disarray.

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NCAA places Weber State on probation for 3 years

The NCAA has imposed sanctions on Weber State after it found that a math instructor had improperly helped Wildcats football players.

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Union, NFL at odds over personal conduct policy

Saying the NFL is “making things up as they go along,” players’ union chief DeMaurice Smith wants the league and its owners to take disciplining players out of the hands of Commissioner Roger Goodell.

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