Sports business

May 03, 2019 - 1:20 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A federal prosecutor says a defendant accused of bribing college basketball coaches lied on the witness stand at his New York City trial. Former business manager Christian Dawkins testified earlier this week as the only defense witness. He denied ever bribing coaches at major...
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Canelo Alvarez, left, and Daniel Jacobs pose for photographers at a news conference for their middleweight title boxing match Wednesday, May 1, 2019, in Las Vegas. The two are scheduled to fight Saturday in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
May 03, 2019 - 12:30 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Canelo Alvarez owns both big Mexican holiday weekends in this gambling town, along with a contract that could make him one of the richest athletes in the world. He'll own everything at 160 pounds, too, if he can get past Daniel Jacobs in an intriguing middleweight title unification...
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May 02, 2019 - 7:24 pm
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Buccaneers say linebacker Jason Pierre-Paul has been released from the hospital after a single-car crash in South Florida. In a statement, Buccaneers General Manager Jason Licht said the crash occurred Thursday morning. The two-time Pro Bowler was not...
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Cleveland Indians manager Terry Francona, left, stands on the mound with starting pitcher Corey Kluber (28) during the fifth inning of the team's baseball game against the Miami Marlins, Wednesday, May 1, 2019, in Miami. Kluber was hit by a single hit by Marlins' Brian Anderson. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
May 02, 2019 - 4:05 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — The Indians decided during the winter their starting pitching would carry them to another October. Cleveland's ride might end before then. Corey Kluber's broken right arm may alter the plans for a season the Indians hoped would include a fourth straight AL Central title. Kluber...
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FILE - In this Feb. 1, 2019, file photo, former Detroit Red Wings player Red Kelly stands beside his Canadian stamp during the unveiling of the NHL stamp series featuring defensemen from the original six NHL teams, at the Hockey Hall of Fame in Toronto. Kelly, a defenseman-turned-center whose Hall of Fame career included eight Stanley Cups while playing for Detroit and Toronto, has died, Thursday, May 1, 2019, in Toronto, He was 91. (Hannah Yoon/The Canadian Press via AP, File)
May 02, 2019 - 2:42 pm
TORONTO (AP) — Hockey Hall of Famer Red Kelly packed several careers into his lifetime — sometimes at the same time. But hockey was always at the heart of the things for the smooth-skating Kelly. Kelly won eight Stanley Cups during a stellar 20-season playing career, moonlighting as a member of...
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FILE - In this March 5, 2019, file photo, Christian Dawkins arrives at federal court in New York. A jury began deliberating on Monday, May 6, 2019, at the trial of Dawkins, a business manager, and youth basketball coach Merl Code, both accused of secretly bribing assistant college basketball coaches. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
May 02, 2019 - 11:43 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A former aspiring business manager for NBA players continues to insist he never bribed college basketball coaches to help him get future clients. Christian Dawkins was cross-examined Thursday as the last witness at a college hoops corruption trial. Prosecutor Robert Boone confronted...
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May 01, 2019 - 5:26 pm
LONDON (AP) — Marco Trungelliti has received support from the Tennis Integrity Unit more than two weeks after he complained that he'd been "used" and felt abandoned after acting as a witness in the prosecution of three fellow Argentinian players who subsequently received bans for gambling-related...
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New York Mets manager Mickey Callaway, left, takes the ball from relief pitcher Jeurys Familia during the ninth inning of the team's baseball game against the Cincinnati Reds on Tuesday, April 30, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
May 01, 2019 - 5:10 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Jeurys Familia hasn't been very effective in his return to the New York Mets. Now he won't be available for a while, either. The struggling reliever was placed on the 10-day injured list Wednesday because of a sore right shoulder, one day after blowing a save chance against...
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Philadelphia 76ers NBA basketball player Joel Embiid looks on during practice at the 76ers practice complex in Camden, N.J., Wednesday, May 1, 2019. Game 3 of the Eastern Conference semifinals between the 76ers and Toronto Raptors is Thursday in Philadelphia. (Jose F. Moreno/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP)
May 01, 2019 - 1:51 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jimmy Butler has been the adult in the gym for the 76ers. Figuratively speaking of course. That is Philadelphia coach Brett Brown's way of saying that Butler has delivered when the Sixers really needed him. The four-time All-Star was clutch in the 76ers taking home-court...
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April 30, 2019 - 6:29 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — The Chicago Cubs will option shortstop Addison Russell to Triple-A Iowa when he's eligible to return from his 40-game suspension for violating Major League Baseball's domestic violence policy later this week. Cubs manager Joe Maddon said Tuesday before the Cubs opened a two-game...
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