Corruption in sports

Former Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino talks to reporters during a news conference in New York, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018. Pitino helds the news conference in the wake of an NCAA decision in a sex scandal case that strips the Cardinals program of 123 victories, a national championship and $600,000 in post-season revenue. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
February 21, 2018 - 7:03 pm
Former Louisville coach Rick Pitino believes the school should take legal action against the NCAA after the governing body nullified the Cardinals of the 2013 men's basketball title. Pitino, speaking from his attorney's offices in New York, said that the NCAA's decision to have Louisville vacate...
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February 21, 2018 - 3:33 pm
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February 21, 2018 - 4:34 am
UPDATES with stories sent. The supervisor is Vin Cherwoo, followed by Simmi Buttar at 9 a.m. The New York sports desk can be reached at 800-845-8450, ext. 1630. Sports Photos, ext. 1918; graphics, ext. 7636; agate, ext. 1635. For access to AP Newsroom and other technical issues, contact AP Customer...
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February 21, 2018 - 4:32 am
COLLEGE BASKETBALL LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville officials are not happy with the NCAA's decision that mandates the school vacate its 2013 men's basketball championship in the wake of an embarrassing sex scandal, and interim President Greg Postel did not hide his disappointment. It's the first...
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FILE - In this April 8, 2013, file photo, Louisville center Zach Price (25) holds signage after Louisville defeated Michigan 82-76 in the NCAA Final Four tournament college basketball championship game, in Atlanta. Louisville must vacate its 2013 men’s basketball title following an NCAA appeals panel’s decision to uphold sanctions against the men’s program for violations committed in a sex scandal. The Cardinals will have to vacate 123 victories including the championship, and return millions in postseason revenue. The decision announced on Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018, by the governing body’s Infraction Appeals Committee ruled that the NCAA has the authority to take away championships for what it considers major rule violations. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, File)
February 20, 2018 - 6:50 pm
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville officials are not happy with the NCAA's decision that mandates the school vacate its 2013 men's basketball championship in the wake of an embarrassing sex scandal, and interim President Greg Postel did not hide his disappointment. It's the first time a Division 1...
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United States's skip John Shuster, center, slides on the ice with teammates before the start of the their men's curling match against United States at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)
February 19, 2018 - 8:03 am
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — When word broke on Monday that a Russian Olympic curler was facing a doping charge, the curling world was floored. Not because of the tired cliche that curling isn't a real sport (and therefore, why would a curler need to dope?) But because doping goes against the very...
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February 17, 2018 - 9:33 am
Feb. 18 1924 — Theresa Weld Blanchard wins her sixth and final U.S. figure skating championship. Sherwin Badger captures his fifth straight and final men's title. 1928 — Sonja Henie, 15, becomes the youngest Olympic figure skating champion. She easily beats Fritzi Burger of Austria and Beatrix...
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February 17, 2018 - 3:00 am
Compiled By PAUL MONTELLA Feb. 18 1924 — Theresa Weld Blanchard wins her sixth and final U.S. Figure Skating championship. Sherwin Badger wins his fifth straight and final men's title. 1928 — At Moritz, Switzerland, Sonja Henie becomes the youngest Olympic figure skating champion. At 15 years and...
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Mikaela Shiffrin, of the United States, attacks the gate during the second run of the Women's Giant Slalom at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018., Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
February 15, 2018 - 10:17 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 11:45 p.m. American Mikaela Shiffrin finally made her Pyeongchang Olympic debut on Day 6 of the Winter Games, speeding to gold in the women's giant slalom after several days of weather delays. Other highlights...
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Russian supporters wait before the preliminary round of the men's hockey game between Slovakia and the team from Russia at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
February 15, 2018 - 6:13 am
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — Ilya Kovalchuk has a rule for any fans wanting an Olympic selfie — put the Russian flag away. The forward for the "Olympic Athletes from Russia" hockey team is worried about breaking International Olympic Committee sanctions imposed on Russia after its Sochi doping...
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