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Rights stalemate threatens radio cricket commentary

Feb 21, 2020

A disagreement between Cricket New Zealand and broadcaster NZME over the cost of rights may spell the end of radio cricket commentary in New Zealand

BBC takes soccer pundit off air after racist comment

Feb 16, 2020

The BBC has dropped a soccer pundit from broadcasts after he made a racist comment about players at second-tier club Derby

Premier League CEO quits before starting after disclosures

Nov 29, 2019

The Premier League says David Pemsel has resigned before starting his job as chief executive following reports about his private life

Van Basten apologizes for saying ‘sieg heil’ on TV show

Nov 24, 2019

Retired Dutch football star Marco van Basten has apologized for saying “sieg heil” during a live television show after a German coach was interviewed

Deadspin supervisor leaving, too, after staff quits

Nov 5, 2019

One of the executives who prompted the staff revolt at the sports web site Deadspin says that he's quitting, a few days after his entire staff left

N Korean women team to skip soccer competition in S Korea

Oct 30, 2019

North Korea won't send its women's soccer team to a regional competition to set to take place in South Korea in December

Astros executive apologizes, MLB to conduct interviews

Oct 23, 2019

The assistant general manager of the Houston Astros has apologized for using "inappropriate language" after a Sports Illustrated report said he repeatedly yelled toward a group of female reporters about closer Roberto Osuna during a clubhouse celebration

Media events canceled in China for NBA preseason game

Oct 10, 2019

Lakers and Nets play in Shanghai, but with no interview sessions permitted as part of rift between NBA and China

Seoul unsure if North Korea will air World Cup qualifier

Oct 10, 2019

South Korea doesn't know if North Korea will allow a live broadcast of the South's national soccer team playing a World Cup qualifier in Pyongyang next Tuesday

China criticizes Apple for app that tracks Hong Kong police

Oct 9, 2019

China lashes out at Apple over smartphone app that lets Hong Kong protesters report police movements

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