Sports Media

FIFA critic Lineker picked to host World Cup draw in Moscow

Nov 17, 2017

Former England forward Gary Lineker and Russian sports journalist Maria Komandnaya will present the World Cup draw in Moscow on Dec. 1

MLS attendance up, TV ratings lag as US mulls future

Nov 17, 2017

Major League Soccer's attendance is up and fan interest is booming, even if television broadcasts are far less popular and some young Americans would rather play in Europe

Comcast talking to Fox about a deal, source says

Nov 17, 2017

Comcast is talking to Fox about buying similar parts of the company that Disney was reportedly interested in, according to a person familiar with the situation

Truex maintains role as favorite at NASCAR's media day

Nov 16, 2017

Martin Truex Jr. conducted himself like a driver just a few days away from winning his first Cup title during NASCAR's media day for the championship race

Mongolian sumo wrestlers defend grand champion Harumafuji

Nov 16, 2017

Two Mongolian sumo wrestlers have come to the defense of compatriot Harumafuji who was recently accused of hitting a fellow wrestler in the head with a beer bottle

Bail tightened for official in FIFA soccer bribery case

Nov 16, 2017

New York judge tightens bail conditions of former South American soccer official accused of taking bribes in exchange for his help securing broadcasting and hosting rights for tournaments; Mexican TV network Televisa denies involvement

The Latest: Mexican TV network denies claims in FIFA case

Nov 16, 2017

A Mexican television network has denied accusations it teamed with a marketing firm to make a $15 million bribe to an executive at soccer's governing body to help them secure lucrative broadcasting rights to the World Cup in 2026 and 2030

Ex-Argentine official kills self amid soccer corruption case

Nov 15, 2017

A former Argentine government official has killed himself after being accused of taking bribes in testimony during a U.S. trial looking into corruption in world soccer

No doping charges in UK cycling probe but methods criticized

Nov 15, 2017

Britain's anti-doping agency says it won't bring any charges over the medical package dispatched to star Team Sky rider Bradley Wiggins at a 2011 race after the investigation was hampered by the lack of accurate records held by cycling authorities

The Latest: Testimony: Fox Sports involved in soccer bribes

Nov 15, 2017

A former marketing executive has testified that Fox Sports partnered with his firm to pay bribes to soccer officials to secure broadcasting rights to major soccer tournaments