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FILE - In this Aug. 20, 2015, file photo, Therese Duenas counts money as she takes bets in the sports book at the South Point hotel and casino in Las Vegas. On the board behind here are odds on NFL football and other bets. Once upon a time, the thought of gambling on a pro football game brought gasps of indignation from the NFL offices. And swift action if it was a player who actually placed a bet. The Oakland Raiders' new stadium could literally be walking distance from a few of the city's dozens of sports books. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
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  • FILE - In this Aug. 20, 2015, file photo, Therese Duenas counts money as she takes bets in the sports book at the South Point hotel and casino in Las Vegas. On the board behind here are odds on NFL football and other bets. Once upon a time, the thought of gambling on a pro football game brought gasps of indignation from the NFL offices. And swift action if it was a player who actually placed a bet. The Oakland Raiders' new stadium could literally be walking distance from a few of the city's dozens of sports books. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)

    Wanna bet? Once gambling-shy NFL plans move to Vegas

    Once upon a time, the thought of gambling on a pro football game brought gasps of indignation from the NFL offices. And swift action if it was a player who actually placed a bet. Paul Hornung and Alex Karras each were suspended for the 1963 season for gambling on NFL games. When the league suspended […]
  • Louisville head coach Rick Pitino shouts instructions to his team during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Pittsburgh, Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Fred Vuich)

    Pitino, Louisville rebut NCAA findings in escort scandal

    Louisville has informed the NCAA the school disputes allegations that Rick Pitino violated his responsibility as a head coach by failing to monitor former staffer Andre McGee’s activities that resulted in a sex scandal and subsequent investigation by the governing body. The school on Wednesday released responses it submitted last week after receiving a Notice […]
  • FILE - In this  Jan. 18, 2016 file photo, ATP chairman Chris Kermode, center, with Nigel Willerton, right, head of the Tennis Integrity Unit and ATP Vice Chairman Mark Young, speaks during a press conference at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia. Match-fixing is back in the tennis spotlight, bringing fresh scrutiny to the integrity of the sport a year after corruption allegations cast a pall over the first Grand Slam of the year. (AP Photo/Shuji Kajiyama, File)

    Match-fixing back in spotlight on eve of first Grand Slam

    For Rafael Nadal and the other stars of tennis, there’s a familiar ring to the questions being raised as the first ball is about to be struck at the Australian Open. Recent match-fixing sanctions and a new case are bringing fresh scrutiny to the integrity of the sport a year after corruption allegations cast a […]
  • FILE - In this Aug. 1, 2015, file photo, St. Louis Rams defensive coordinator Gregg Williams, left, talks with middle linebacker James Laurinaitis during NFL football training camp in St. Louis. The Cleveland Browns have hired Williams to fix a defense that was among the NFL's worst in 2016. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)

    Browns hire Gregg Williams as defensive coordinator

    CLEVELAND (AP) — Gregg Williams revived his coaching career after shame and suspension. His next challenge: repairing Cleveland’s leaky defense. Williams was hired Sunday as the Browns defensive coordinator, replacing Ray Horton, fired by coach Hue Jackson less than a week after Cleveland concluded a 1-15 season. Williams was banned by the NFL for one […]
  • Match-fixing charge surfaces ahead of Australian Open

    BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — Match-fixing in tennis is back on the radar, less than two weeks before the Australian Open. Victoria state police on Thursday charged an 18-year-old man following an investigation by detectives from the Sporting Integrity Intelligence Unit into allegations of match-fixing at a lower-tier tournament in Traralgon, 160 kilometers (100 miles) southeast […]