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.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

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

Court suggests it may side with state in sports betting case

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Monday suggested it may side with New Jersey in its effort to make sports gambling legal in a case that could make betting on football, basketball and other sports widely available.

  • Written by By JESSICA GRESKO , Associated Press