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Live on FS2: Will Sepp Blatter retain FIFA presidency?

Will Sepp Blatter retain his post as FIFA president? Watch the 65th FIFA Congress live, courtesy of FIFA's Youtube channel.
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Carl Long hits weight dropped from another car in practice

Friday's opening NASCAR XFINITY Series practice at Dover International Speedway came to an end under yellow conditions when the No. 13 Dodge of Carl Long hit the outside wall before sliding back down and hitting the inside wall. Before climbing from the wrecked race car, Long told the team he hit a piece of weight that fell off another car. "It hit me," he said. "Knocked me straight...
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UEFA orders Feyenoord to play game without fans over racism

NYON, Switzerland (AP) UEFA has ordered Feyenoord to play its next European match without fans as punishment for racism and fined the Dutch club 50,000 euros ($54,800). In the same Europa League game against Roma in February, Feyenoord fans set off and threw fireworks and objects and blocked stairways. Feyenoord was also fined 50,000 euros ($54,800) over that and will have to play...
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Jackets re-sign defenseman Justin Falk to 1-year, 2-way pact

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) The Columbus Blue Jackets have re-signed defenseman Justin Falk to a one-year, two-way (NHL/AHL) contract for the 2015-16 season. The 26-year-old Falk had a goal and an assist in 18 games last season. He was picked up from Minnesota at the trade deadline along with a fifth-round pick for defenseman Jordan Leopold. A native of Snowflake, Manitoba, Falk has two...
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NHL set up for 'sensational' weekend with Game 7s to decide Cup final teams

The NHL conference finals began with almost everything the league could ask from a marketing standpoint: the three largest American media markets, a dynamic Sunbelt team, speed, star power, scoring and toss-up matchups. The only missing ingredient was the one both series just added: Game 7. While the NBA suffered from a pair of duds in its conference finals, the NHL saw both its...
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New dad Brad Keselowski not quite ready to change dirty diapers

A little more than a week after becoming a father, Brad Keselowski said his baby daughter -- whose name has still not been publicly revealed -- is healthy. As for new dad Brad, he seems to be enjoying the first few days of fatherhood -- even if he has yet to engage in one of the novelties that typically comes with first-time parenting. The 2012 Sprint Cup Series champion revealed...
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Contador has 38 seconds sliced off Giro lead; Aru wins stage

CERVINIA, Italy (AP) Alberto Contador had 38 seconds sliced off his overall lead in the 19th stage of the Giro d'Italia on Friday, although the Spaniard remained well on course for the title. Italian rival Fabio Aru won the grueling mountain stage with a late breakaway and moved back into second place overall, 4 minutes, 37 seconds behind Contador. Aru's Astana teammate Mikel Landa...
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Royals-Cubs series is a matchup of season good O/bad O

When the Kansas City Royals head to Wrigley Field for a three-game series starting today against the Chicago Cubs, two offenses on opposite ends of the spectrum will square off. Here are some numbers from STATS Inc.: However, the Royals' bats have been fairly quiet of late -- in particular, during their current four-game losing streak: Other notes of interest from STATS Inc.: ...
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Mike Trout's New Jersey high school home run record in jeopardy

Ashton Barzdell of Ramsey (N.J.) High School is in elite company. Truly elite company. The center fielder has belted 18 home runs this season heading into Friday's North Jersey, Group 2, Section 1 final against Lakeland. The 18 home runs equals the single-season New Jersey high school record that was set by Mike Trout in 2009. Yes, that Mike Trout, currently starring for the Los...
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Federer, Ivanovic reach French Open's fourth round

PARIS -- Stepping on center court to take on 88th-ranked Damir Dzumhur, Roger Federer was on his guard. The 17-time Grand Slam champion had been caught cold at a previous French Open by a player ranked as low as the 23-year-old Bosnian, and he made sure that did not happen again. Federer advanced to the fourth round for the 11th straight year with a clinical 6-4, 6-3, 6-2 win Friday...
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Tag team UFC fighting, and Memorial Day forced fasting: Brendan and Bryan dish

This week on The Fighter and the Kid podcast, Brendan Schaub and Bryan Callen discuss the finer points of getting out of the friend zone, and so much more. For example, Brendan talks about his struggle to keep pace to drop down to light heavyweight during this past Memorial Day at the best barbecue ever. Brendan also revealed who they'd choose as a partner if the UFC introduced two...
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Kipnis hopes red-hot May continues against Mariners

After snapping the Seattle Mariners' modest winning streak, the Cleveland Indians hope Trevor Bauer can help them continue their success on the road. The right-hander can win three straight starts for the first time and lead the Indians to a fifth consecutive road victory Friday night against the Mariners. Bauer (4-1, 3.02 ERA) has a 1.21 ERA in three starts since he allowed 11 runs...
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Brazil's Flamengo signs Peru striker Paolo Guerrero

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) Flamengo says it has signed Peru striker Paolo Guerrero on a three-year contract. The popular Brazilian club picked up the 31-year-old striker after he failed to get a contract extension with Corinthians, where he thrived in recent years. Corinthians is struggling financially and could not afford to pay the salaries being demanded by Guerrero. Financial details...
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All That and a Bag of Mail

It's Friday, so you guys can stop pretending to work and read the mailbag now. First, I'd like to apologize for not having a "Game of Thrones" review up this week. The number of you who have Tweeted or emailed me about the missing GOT review is honestly pretty gratifying. I haven't been able to watch the show this week because we're in Rosemary Beach in a house without HBO and our...
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Mail-it-in Friday: Who is the most likeable person in the NFL?

Ugh, is it September yet? I don't know about you, but the NFL offseason is getting old. The draft is done, Deflategate is so two weeks ago and the well is drying up when it comes to topics. So, we're going with another theme for this week's edition of Mail-it-in Friday, and that is: Who is the most likeable person in the NFL? Remember, if you want your thoughts featured here, send...
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Faces behind Ford's EcoBoost campaign

The TUDOR United SportsCar Championship heads to Ford’s home turf this weekend, with Detroit’s Belle Isle not only playing host to some of the most technically advanced sports cars on the planet, but also serving as a crucial proving ground for the industry’s leading engineers. For the folks at Ford Performance, it’s also an opportunity for some of the engineers behind Ford’s...
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Benson Henderson plans to remake his body, move to welterweight permanently

Former lightweight champion Benson Henderson moved up to welterweight in February to fight Brandon Thatch on short notice. The size difference between the much larger Thatch and "Smooth" was visibly stark, but Henderson still managed to beat the rising prospect. According to a recent interview with the MMA Hour, Henderson revealed that he has plans to make the move to welterweight...
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Former FIFA vice-president Warner hits out at United States

Former FIFA vice-president Jack Warner has hit out at the United States after he was charged in a US corruption case that has led to the arrests of more than a dozen international football officials and businessmen. Warner lashed out at a press conference shortly after his release from jail on $2.5m bail following his arrest in Trinidad. The 72-year-old left jail by ambulance a day...
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College basketball player drowns in Indiana reservoir

CICERO, Ind. (AP) A University of Indianapolis basketball player has drowned after officials say he fell into an Indiana reservoir without a lifejacket. A dive team found the body of 22-year-old senior Dai-Jon Parker around 6 p.m. Thursday at the bottom of Morse Reservoir, north of Indianapolis. Crews searched for a little over two hours. The Indiana Department of Natural Resources...
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Broncos sign Ryan Harris day after Ryan Clady's injury

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) The Denver Broncos have signed veteran offensive lineman Ryan Harris a day after losing perennial Pro Bowler Ryan Clady to a torn knee ligament. Harris was set to join the Broncos at practice Friday, the final day of this week's on-field work. Harris, who spent his first four NFL seasons in Denver, started 15 games last season for Kansas City. Before that,...
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Manchester United reportedly drop interest in defender Clyne

Liverpool will face no competition from Manchester United in their bid to sign Southampton's Nathaniel Clyne. Liverpool are in the market for a right-back after they decided to release Glen Johnson. Atletico Madrid defender Javier Manquillo, who is half way through a two-year loan spell at Anfield, has found it hard to break into the Reds first-team this season and Jon Flanagan is...
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FIA, not teams, should plot the future of F1, says Berger

Former BMW Motorsport boss Gerhard Berger believes that Bernie Ecclestone and the FIA should take the decision making process out of the hands of the F1 teams. In Monaco even some F1 team bosses – including RBR's Christian Horner – expressed similar sentiments, given the difficulties involved in pushing through change. Berger agrees that Ecclestone and Jean Todt should take...
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Klopp preparing for last game in charge of Borussia Dortmund

BERLIN (AP) While he'd love to sign off with a win, outgoing Borussia Dortmund coach Juergen Klopp doesn't want to be the hero in Saturday's German Cup final against Wolfsburg. Ahead of his last game in charge, Klopp says, ''It's not my aim to be the hero tomorrow ... I'm happy to leave that to the players.'' The 47-year-old coach is leaving Dortmund after seven memorable seasons...
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NY congressman looking for uniform drug standards in racing

NEW YORK (AP) A New York congressman says he will introduce a bill that would establish uniform drug and medication standards in thoroughbred racing, with an assist from the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency. Paul Tonko is a Democrat whose district includes Saratoga Race Course. He made the announcement in Washington on Friday. He says the racing industry has been regulated on a state-by...
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