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Colts defensive coordinator welcomes test against Cowboys

Dec. 12, 2018 6:34 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Matt Eberflus spent seven seasons compiling information on the Dallas Cowboys. This week, the Indianapolis Colts' first-year defensive coordinator has resorted to football's version of insider trading. He's explained the challenges Indy's defense faces Sunday against the Cowboys'...

Kendricks happy to be back with Seahawks after suspension

Dec. 8, 2018 8:36 PM EST

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Seattle Seahawks linebacker Mychal Kendricks is eager to get back to the normalcy provided by life on a football field. The 28-year old Kendricks is returning from an eight-game suspension due to violations of the NFL's personal conduct policy stemming from guilty pleas to insider...

Hugh Freeze savors second coaching chance at Liberty

Dec. 7, 2018 3:23 PM EST

LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — Hugh Freeze has enjoyed the highs of football, such as winning the Sugar Bowl and beating mighty Alabama. He's also known embarrassment and shame following a personal scandal that cost him his job at Mississippi. The 49-year-old Freeze believes those experiences will serve him well as...

Former FIFA official sentenced in bribery scandal

Dec. 6, 2018 4:22 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A former FIFA official from Guatemala who was cooperating in the U.S. investigation of corruption in international soccer's governing body was sentenced on Thursday to time served. Ex-Guatemalan soccer chief Rafael Salguero had been under house arrest since 2016 while providing information...

Emmert: No speedy resolution in basketball corruption cases

Dec. 5, 2018 9:36 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — NCAA President Mark Emmert said Wednesday that new rules allowing the use of information from legal proceedings will help in the investigation of college basketball corruption, though he cautioned that the inquiry is unlikely to be done before the men's tournament begins in March. The first...

How the Larry Nassar scandal has affected others

Dec. 5, 2018 4:25 PM EST

USA Gymnastics' bankruptcy filing on Wednesday in Indianapolis is the latest fallout from the sexual assault investigation of now-imprisoned gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar. Numerous people have been criminally charged, fired or forced out of their jobs during the investigations into the once-renowned gymnastics...

Hunt video just latest case of NFL's inconsistent discipline

Dec. 4, 2018 11:54 AM EST

The NFL is still out of its league when it comes to disciplining players for troubles off the field. Kareem Hunt is the latest example of the NFL's delayed and inconsistent approach toward serious matters despite league efforts to improve following its mishandling of Ray Rice's domestic violence case in 2014....

Whither Olympic boxing: Will it be in Tokyo, or not?

Dec. 1, 2018 5:26 AM EST

TOKYO (AP) — The International Olympic Committee wants boxing to be held at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. That much we know. But IOC President Thomas Bach could not give an ironclad promise on Saturday that it will happen when the Olympics open in just over 20 months. "We want to have the boxing tournament in...

IOC President Bach lavishes praise on suspended Sheikh Ahmad

Nov. 29, 2018 5:30 AM EST

TOKYO (AP) — Sheikh Ahmad al Fahad al Sabah, who has stepped away temporarily from the presidency of an Olympic umbrella group to fight a criminal court case in Switzerland, was praised by IOC President Thomas Bach on Thursday. "We have said, first of all, that we respect the decision he took under his own...

How the Larry Nassar scandal has affected his associates

Nov. 28, 2018 10:29 AM EST

Michigan State University doctor who resigned last year after learning the school was considering firing her because she didn't disclose that USA Gymnastics was investigating disgraced former sports doctor Larry Nassar has been cleared in a state licensing inquiry. The state Department of Licensing and Regulatory...