IOC weighs Russian Olympic ban, risks provoking Putin


LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Russia could be banned from competing at the Pyeongchang Olympics, a prospect that President Vladimir Putin has already warned would be humiliating for his country.

  • Written by By GRAHAM DUNBAR , AP Sports Writer

Brazilian businessman details FIFA bribery at US trial


NEW YORK (AP) — A Brazilian businessman has testified in New York that he was in on a $10 million bribe to buy the influence of an official of soccer's governing body in granting commercial rights to the Copa America tournament.


Reeling Giants fire coach McAdoo, GM Reese after 10th loss


EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The New York Giants made a rare in-season house cleaning, firing coach Ben McAdoo and general manager Jerry Reese on Monday, less than a year after the team made the playoffs for the first time since 2011.

  • Written by By TOM CANAVAN , AP Sports Writer