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Italian Soccer Champions

Apr. 20, 2019 2:28 PM EDT

Champions of the Italian soccer league: 2019 — Juventus 2018 — Juventus 2017 — Juventus 2016 — Juventus 2015 — Juventus 2014 — Juventus 2013 — Juventus 2012 — Juventus 2011 — AC Milan 2010 — Inter Milan 2009 — Inter Milan 2008 —...

Miller and Wade will not testify in corruption trial

Apr. 19, 2019 11:04 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Arizona coach Sean Miller and LSU coach Will Wade will not be required to testify in next week's federal basketball corruption trial. U.S. District Court judge Edgardo Ramos ruled Friday that Miller and Wade were not relevant to the bribery trial that starts Monday. The two coaches had been...

Brazilian tennis player Souza provisionally suspended

Apr. 19, 2019 12:09 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Brazilian tennis player Joao Souza has been provisionally suspended again amid a corruption investigation by the Tennis Integrity Unit. Souza had already been provisionally suspended on March 29 but was reinstated on April 8 following a successful appeal. The TIU says that the provisional...

Kansas appeals De Sousa's 2-year suspension

Apr. 18, 2019 2:24 PM EDT

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Kansas has officially appealed the NCAA's two-year suspension of forward Silvio De Sousa that resulted from an FBI probe into corruption in college basketball. The university said Thursday that De Sousa was suspended for most of the 2018-19 basketball season and all of the 2019-20...

Whistleblower spurned by players for exposing tennis crooks

Apr. 17, 2019 5:59 AM EDT

ORDINO, Andorra (AP) — As a brave whistleblower, Marco Trungelliti should be feeling good about himself. The Argentine player exposed match-fixing crooks in tennis, helped the fight against the criminal gambling syndicates that are corroding his sport from within and testified about dishonest fellow...

Auburn, coach Bruce Pearl agree to new 5-year contract

Apr. 12, 2019 8:12 PM EDT

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Auburn and basketball coach Bruce Pearl have agreed to a new five-year contract. The deal announced Friday, which is worth about $20 million, runs through the 2023-24 season. Auburn spokesman Kirk Sampson says Pearl will be paid $3.8 million next season with a $125,000 increase in...

Federal probe, Virginia's reign top 2019-20 storylines

Apr. 9, 2019 2:36 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Virginia's redemption is complete. The Cavaliers won the program's first national championship by beating Texas Tech in overtime on Monday night. That sends the Cavaliers into the offseason and the 2019-20 season as a champion trying to stay on top — much more desirable than its...

Qatar wins, regional rivals lose in Asian soccer elections

Apr. 6, 2019 7:20 AM EDT

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — On a big day for Qatar at the Asian soccer elections, the 2022 World Cup host regained a seat on FIFA's ruling committee and saw defeats for candidates from its regional rivals which are boycotting Doha and want the tournament shared with other Middle East countries. There...

Florida businessman convicted in $1B Medicare fraud case

Apr. 5, 2019 1:33 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — A federal jury on Friday convicted a Florida health care executive on 20 criminal counts in what prosecutors described as a $1 billion Medicare fraud scheme. Jurors reached a partial verdict after four days of deliberating the fate of Philip Esformes in one of the biggest such cases in U.S....

Final Four runs don't mask problems in college sports

Apr. 4, 2019 5:22 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — One team's coach got kicked out of the sport for three years, and two of his assistants have been named in bribery scandals. Another team's coach is the most high-profile name in an athletic department scarred by its handling of a massive sex-abuse scandal. Few would argue Auburn's Bruce...