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Journalist in Ghana who exposed soccer corruption shot dead

ACCRA, Ghana (AP) - An investigative journalist in Ghana who helped expose a high-ranking official at world soccer body FIFA as corrupt was shot...

The Latest: Men use new 10-point tiebreak at Aussie Open

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) - The Latest on Tuesday at the Australian Open (all times local):9:45 p.m.A day after the new 10-point tiebreaker was used...

Tomlin trying to keep reeling Steelers focused despite odds

PITTSBURGH (AP) - Mike Tomlin isn't going to complain about the officiating. Or lament the turnovers and missed opportunities over the last month that...

Wrestler’s attorney suggests haircut due to ref’s tardiness

BUENA, N.J. (AP) - A lawyer for a high school wrestler whose dreadlocks were cut off after a referee told him to lose the...

Athletic group benching ref who told wrestler to cut dreads

BUENA, N.J. (AP) - New Jersey's athletic association said Saturday that a referee who told a high school wrestler to cut his dreadlocks or...

AP source: NFL fines umpire $9,300, reinstates him

MIAMI (AP) - A person familiar with the move says the NFL has fined umpire Roy Ellison $9,300 and reinstated him from administrative leave...

Trump set for his first Army-Navy football game as president

WASHINGTON (AP) - It'll be the first Army-Navy football game for Donald Trump as president, and he's set to officiate the coin toss in...

NFL refs back official accused of calling player vulgar name

The NFL Referees Association is questioning why the league isn't focusing more attention on Bills defensive end Jerry Hughes for threatening umpire Roy Ellison...

Sara Cox 1st female to referee top-flight English rugby game

LONDON (AP) - Sara Cox has become the first female to referee a top-level English rugby union match.The 28-year-old Cox, who became the world's...

AP sources: NFL fires down judge Cruz for poor performance

The NFL fired down judge Hugo Cruz on Thursday for inadequate performance, two people familiar with the firing told The Associated Press.Cruz is in...