• Tomas Bach, President of the International Olympic Committee, poses for a selfie with Ukrainian air pistol athlete Olena Kostevych before moving into the Olympic village in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, July 28, 2016. (Ivan Alvarado/Pool Photo via AP)

    IOC board to review Rio final preparations, Russia doping

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Less than a week before the opening of the Olympics, IOC leaders will meet in Rio de Janeiro this weekend to review the final preparations for the games and deal with the fallout from the doping scandal that has led to the exclusion of more than 100 Russian athletes.

  • Ex-Guatemalan soccer chief pleads guilty in FIFA bribe case

    NEW YORK (AP) — A former Guatemalan soccer federation president has pleaded guilty in New York to charges related to a sprawling corruption investigation of world soccer.

  • Russian Olympic Committee President Alexander Zhukov, center, passes through Russia's National Olympic team members during the ceremony before Russian team's departure for Rio Olympics, in Moscow's Sheremetyevo, Russia, Thursday, July 28, 2016.  More than 100 Russians from the 387-strong Olympic team have been banned so far from going to Rio de Janeiro over the country's doping scandal. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)

    Russia’s depleted Olympic team heads for Rio de Janeiro

    MOSCOW (AP) — A depleted Russian team departed for the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro on Thursday, missing dozens of athletes who were excluded amid the country’s doping scandal.

  • Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer speaks to the media at the Big Ten NCAA college football media days, Tuesday, July 26, 2016 in Chicago. (AP Photo/Tae-Gyun Kim)

    Penn State AD: Opposing programs lying to recruits

    CHICAGO (AP) — Penn State athletic director Sandy Barbour said opposing programs are lying to recruits by telling them the Nittany Lions could be put on probation by the NCAA in the wake of recent allegations in the Jerry Sandusky scandal.

  • In this photo taken on Wednesday, March 16, 2016, Yoo Chang-sik, a left-handed pitcher for Kia Tigers, throws against the NC Dinos during a baseball game in the Korea Baseball Organization in Gwangju, South Korea. South Korean police say they're investigating the baseball player who confessed to his team about match-fixing, when he was playing for Hanwha Eagles. The investigation of Yoo Chang-sik, a left-handed pitcher for Kia Tigers, came four days after prosecutors indicted two other players on match-fixing allegations. Police on Monday, July 25 said they'll likely request prosecutors to indict Yoo. (Ryu Hyung-keun/Newsis via AP) KOREA OUT

    South Korea baseballer gets police probe for match-fixing

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean police say they’re investigating a baseball player who confessed to his team about match-fixing.

  • South Korea baseballer gets police probe for match-fixing

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean police say they’re investigating a baseball player who confessed to his team about match-fixing.