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Report: NFL mulls suspending Hunt into next season

FILE PHOTO: Nov 19, 2018; Los Angeles, CA: Kansas City Chiefs running back Kareem Hunt (27) celebrates scoring in the second quarter against the Los Angeles Rams at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. Mandatory Credit: Robert Hanashiro-USA TODAY Sports The NFL is mulling a multi-game suspension for former Kansas City …

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Russian athletics federation remains banned, says IAAF

MONACO (Reuters) – World athletics body IAAF on Tuesday upheld a ban against Russia’s athletics federation over doping in the country, pending full access to doping data stored in Moscow and financial compensation. FILE PHOTO: The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) headquarters in Monaco, January 14, 2016. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard …

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Olympics: Samsung extends Olympics sponsorship to 2028 – IOC

FILE PHOTO: Yoshiro Mori, president of the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee, attends a countdown event to mark the two years until the opening of the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 in Tokyo, Japan, July 24, 2018. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon BERLIN (Reuters) – South Korea’s Samsung has extended its sponsorship contract with the …

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Flyers hire NHL veteran Fletcher as GM

The Philadelphia Flyers hired Chuck Fletcher as their executive vice president and general manager on Monday. FILE PHOTO: Minnesota Wild general manager Chuck Fletcher (L) stands with Mike Yeo (R) after Yeo is named the new head coach of the Minnesota Wild NHL team in St. Paul, Minnesota June 17, …

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NHL board expected to approve Seattle expansion team

FILE PHOTO: NHL commissioner Gary Bettman speaks during an event in Beijing, China, March 30, 2017. REUTERS/Stringer The NHL Board of Governors is expected to approve Seattle’s bid to become the league’s 32nd franchise on Tuesday. The team would begin play as early as the 2020-21 season, depending on the …

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NHL roundup: Ducks rally from 4 down, edge Caps

Pontus Aberg scored the tiebreaker with 5:05 remaining and finished with two goals and one assist as the Anaheim Ducks rallied from a four-goal, second-period deficit and stunned the host Washington Capitals 6-5 on Sunday. Dec 2, 2018; Washington, DC, USA; Anaheim Ducks center Ryan Getzlaf (15) skates with the …

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Olympics: 2020 organizers vow to guard against complacency

TOKYO (Reuters) – Tokyo 2020 organizers vowed no let-up in their drive to host a successful Summer Games on Monday as International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach once again heaped praise on the city’s preparations. FILE PHOTO: International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach poses for a group photo …

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