As FIFA eyes reform, corruption probes continue

ZURICH (AP) — Guests at Zurich's up-scale hotels will have spotted two unusual sights this week: a welcome desk staffed by bright-eyed young reps from football's world governing body FIFA; and small groups of middle-aged men — soccer officials from around the globe — furtively scanning the lobby for any sign that a police raid might be about to go down.

  • Written by FRANK JORDANS, Associated Press

Tennessee head coaches hold rare joint press conference

 

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee's coaches held a rare joint press conference Tuesday to say that an unfair picture of the athletic department is emerging amid a lawsuit that states the school mishandled sexual assault complaints against athletes.

  • Written by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Nonprofits to NFL: Stop pushing fantasy sports on kids

BOSTON (AP) — The National Football League should stop offering fantasy sports competitions to children because the games could lead some young sports fans down the path of gambling addiction, two nonprofit groups said in letters sent to Commissioner Roger Goodell.

  • Written by PHILIP MARCELO, Associated Press

Competition committee debates ejections for personal fouls

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Stephen Jones believes the NFL will crack down on flagrant personal fouls next season.

He's just not sure what it will take for a player to get thrown out of a game.

  • Written by MICHAEL MAROT, AP Sports Writer