Sports team and league operation

FILE - In this March 3, 2017, file photo, New York Knicks' Derrick Rose drives down court during an NBA basketball game against the Philadelphia 76ers, in Philadelphia. Two people familiar with the negotiations say former MVP Derrick Rose is meeting with the Cleveland Cavaliers. Rose is discussing a potential contract with Cleveland on Monday, July 24, 2017, according to the people who spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because of the sensitive nature of the talks. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File)
July 24, 2017 - 11:10 am
CLEVELAND (AP) — Two people familiar with the negotiations say former MVP Derrick Rose is meeting with the Cleveland Cavaliers. Rose is discussing a potential contract with Cleveland on Monday, according to the people who spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because of the...
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FILE - In this April 25, 1952, file photo, Minneapolis Lakers coach John Kundla, top, is carried by his players to their dressing room in Minneapolis after defeating the New York Knickerbockers to win their fourth NBA basketball championship in five years. Hall of Fame coach Kundla died Sunday, July 23, 2017. He was 101. (AP Photo/File)
July 23, 2017 - 11:44 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Before Phil Jackson and Pat Riley, before Gregg Popovich and Larry Brown, even before Red Auerbach, there was John Kundla. Kundla, the Hall of Fame coach who led the Minneapolis Lakers to five NBA championships, died Sunday. He was 101. Son Tom Kundla said his father died at an...
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Former President of the Spanish Football Federation Angel Maria Villar, right, is lead by Spanish Civil Guard policemen to enter the Federation headquarters during an anti-corruption operation in Las Rozas, outside Madrid, Tuesday, July 18, 2017. Villar, FIFA's senior vice president and a long-time player in world soccer, was arrested Tuesday along with his son and two more federation executives in an anti-corruption investigation. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
July 18, 2017 - 2:24 pm
MADRID (AP) — The Latest from the corruption case involving the Spanish soccer federation (all times local): ___ 7.30 p.m. The Spanish Football Federation has canceled meetings to decide the domestic soccer league calendar amid a major anti-corruption investigation. Angel Maria Villar, the...
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A Spanish Civil Guard policeman stands guard outside the Spanish Football Federation headquarters during an anti-corruption operation in Las Rozas, outside Madrid, Tuesday, July 18, 2017. Spanish Football Federation president Angel Maria Villar was arrested Tuesday along with his son and two more federation executives as part of an anti-corruption probe. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
July 18, 2017 - 8:59 am
MADRID (AP) — Spanish Football Federation president Angel Maria Villar was arrested along with his son and two more federation executives in an anti-corruption investigation on Tuesday. Villar, who is FIFA's senior vice president and a UEFA vice president, was suspected of having arranged matches...
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FILE - In this March 1, 2017, file photo, Carolina Panthers general manager Dave Gettleman speaks during a press conference at the NFL Combine in Indianapolis. The Panthers have fired general manager Dave Gettleman less than two weeks before the opening of training camp. Team owner Jerry Richardson said Monday, July 17, 2017, in a statement he made the decision after a long evaluation of the team's football operations. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy, File)
July 17, 2017 - 3:42 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Just over a week before training camp opens, the Carolina Panthers have no general manager. And no president. The team that faded from a Super Bowl spot to a losing season in 2016 fired Dave Gettleman on Monday, eight days before the Panthers get down to preseason business...
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July 17, 2017 - 1:09 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C (AP) — The Carolina Panthers have fired general manager have fired general manager Dave Gettleman less than two weeks before the opening of training camp. Team owner Jerry Richardson said Monday in a statement he made the decision after a long evaluation of the team's football...
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FILE - In this Feb. 13, 2016, file photo, Carolina Hurricanes broadcaster John Forslund greets Hurricanes owner Peter Karmanos Jr., right, before the teams' NHL hockey game against the New York Islanders in Raleigh, N.C. Karmanos is considering an offer from someone who wants to purchase the team. Spokesman Mike Sundheim said in a statement attributed to the team that Karmanos “also will continue to evaluate his other options, including retaining his ownership of the team.” (AP Photo/Karl B DeBlaker, File)
July 13, 2017 - 6:05 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Carolina Hurricanes owner Peter Karmanos Jr. is considering selling the NHL team. Hurricanes spokesman Mike Sundheim said in a statement that Karmanos is deciding whether to accept an offer for the franchise or remain the owner, but he declined to say who made the offer. The...
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American League's Seattle Mariners Robinson Cano (22), rounds the bases after hitting a homerun in the tenth inning, during the MLB baseball All-Star Game, Tuesday, July 11, 2017, in Miami. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
July 11, 2017 - 11:41 pm
MIAMI (AP) — The Latest on Major League Baseball's All-Star Game (all times local): ___ 11:40 p.m. Seattle's Robinson Cano hit a leadoff home run in the 10th inning off Wade Davis of the Chicago Cubs, and the American League topped the National League 2-1 in the All-Star Game on Tuesday night. It...
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National League's Colorado Rockies pitcher Greg Holland (56) delivers a pitch in the seventh inning, during the MLB baseball All-Star Game, Tuesday, July 11, 2017, in Miami. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
July 11, 2017 - 11:25 pm
MIAMI (AP) — The Latest on Major League Baseball's All-Star Game (all times local): ___ 11:20 p.m. Boston's Craig Kimbrel escaped a second-and-third, two-out jam in the bottom of the ninth, and the All-Star Game is going to extra innings tied at 1-1. The NL had the winning run 90 feet from the...
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National League's San Diego Padres pitcher Brad Hand (52), delivers a pitch, during the MLB baseball All-Star Game, Tuesday, July 11, 2017, in Miami. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
July 11, 2017 - 10:56 pm
MIAMI (AP) — The Latest on Major League Baseball's All-Star Game (all times local): ___ 10:50 p.m. Some fans have left Marlins Park, and all the starters have been pulled as well. The outcome remains anyone's guess. Through eight innings of the All-Star Game, the AL and the NL remain tied at 1. The...
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