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FIFA orders officials to return expensive watches

ZURICH (AP) FIFA's ethics investigator has ordered football officials to return luxury watches worth more than $25,000 over the coming weeks. FIFA says the Brazilian federation distributed gift bags with the watches at the pre-World Cup Congress to the 28 executive committee members as well as an official with each of the 32 teams. FIFA says that the Brazilians obtained the...
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Jeter did it his way: TV commercial salutes No. 2 as career nears end

Derek Jeter's 20-year career is nearing his final at-bat. With just 11 games left and the New York Yankees six games out of the AL's second wild-card spot, the playoffs are unlikely. Jeter, who in February announced he would retire at the end of the season, has been showered with gifts and love during his Farewell Tour across the country as the Yankees visited opposing ballpark...
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Cardinals' Dwyer released from jail after arrest; deactivated by team

PHOENIX -- The Arizona Cardinals say they first learned of the domestic abuse accusations against backup running back Jonathan Dwyer on Wednesday afternoon. By evening, citing "the serious nature of these allegations," the team had deactivated Dwyer from all team activities. The quick reaction came with the backdrop of intense criticism of the NFL's handling of a spate...
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South Korea president: 2018 Games will be a success

SEOUL, South Korea -- South Korea's president has assured the IOC that the government will make the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang a success. President Park Geun-hye met Thursday in Seoul with International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach. The IOC says in a statement the two ''agreed on even closer cooperation between the Federal Government, the IOC and the...
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Former Man United striker Solskjaer resigns as Cardiff manager

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has stepped down as manager of Championship club Cardiff. Solskjaer spent Wednesday in London holding talks with club officials after Tuesday night's 1-0 home defeat to Middlesbrough had left them in 17th place in the league. The Norwegian joined Cardiff at the start of January but won only five of his 25 league games in charge as the Bluebirds were relegated...
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Southampton-Swansea City Preview

As Swansea City try to get back on track now that their season-opening winning streak has ended, Southampton hope their current run of success won't come to a halt. The Swans look to rebound by keeping the Saints from a third straight victory Saturday when these top-four sides meet at Liberty Stadium. After outscoring their first three opponents 6-1 during a surprise start to...
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Danish police charge man in match-fixing case

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) Danish police have charged a 27-year-old man with serious fraud for fixing two matches in Denmark's second-tier football league four years ago. Prosecutor Per Justesen said Thursday the man, who was not identified, was one of six suspects in a match-fixing scheme involving an unnamed Filipino organization. Four of the suspects are players with Danish...
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Newcastle coaches sorry for clashes with fans

NEWCASTLE, England (AP) Two members of Newcastle's coaching staff have apologized for clashes with fans before and after the team's 4-0 loss to Southampton in the Premier League. Assistant manager John Carver says he ''responded inappropriately'' when confronted by a Newcastle supporter before Saturday's match at St. Mary's Stadium. Carver says the...
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Wang reaches semifinals at Guangzhou Open

GUANGZHOU, China (AP) Chinese wild-card entry Yafan Wang advanced to the semifinals of the Guangzhou Open by beating Kai-Lin Zhang 3-6, 6-2, 6-2 Thursday. Wang had eliminated top-seeded Samantha Stosur in the first round and will next face Monica Niculescu in the semifinals. Niculescu has yet to drop a set in the tournament, and beat Monica Puig of Puerto Rico 6-2, 6-2 in the quarterfinals...
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Germany remains ahead of Argentina at top of world rankings

World Cup winner Germany is still No. 1 in the FIFA rankings despite losing to second-place Argentina in a friendly rematch of their final this month. Colombia climbs one place to No. 3 even though it lost to Brazil in a friendly, and trades places with the Netherlands which lost both its matches this month. The United States has climed one place to 17th, but remains just behind...
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Monaco hopes for a surge in form in French league

PARIS (AP) Monaco spent large parts of last season challenging Paris Saint-Germain for the French league title, before eventually dropping off and finishing in second place. This season is proving far more difficult following the departures of its star players - striker Radamel Falcao to Manchester United and winger James Rodriguez to European champion Real Madrid- and new coach...
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CFB AM: Bama fan ruins perfectly good car out of love for the Tide

Alabama Crimson Tide fans continue to prove their love for their football team is unmatched by any other program out there. Yes, sometimes this means doing insanely irrational things – like destroying precious agriculture – but most of the time the displays of fandom are positive. I give Tide fans respect in those instances. So, here’s the latest expression of extreme Bama...
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PepsiCo wants NFL to 'seize the moment'

NEW YORK (AP) The leader of Gatorade maker PepsiCo is urging the National Football League to ''seize the moment'' and put domestic violence and child abuse policies in place immediately once it conducts its review. PepsiCo Inc. Chairman and CEO Indra Nooyi said in a statement that the NFL has a chance to ''effect positive change with the situation presented...
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F1 enters radio silence era in Singapore

SINGAPORE (AP) As the Formula One season exits Europe and heads to Asia for this weekend's Singapore Grand Prix, teams and drivers are preparing for a new challenge, with the sport now banning a large amount of radio messages during races. The change comes in response to fan disquiet about the increasingly remote-control nature of the sport. Teams, with reams of available data...
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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer quits as Cardiff manager

CARDIFF, Wales (AP) Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has left his position as Cardiff manager, ending the former Manchester United striker's first coaching job in British football after nine months. Cardiff, which was relegated from the English Premier League under Solskjaer last season, says in a statement released Thursday that the Norwegian coach has ''stepped down ... with immediate...
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Allegri returns to AC Milan as Juventus coach

MILAN (AP) Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri will make his return to AC Milan on Saturday, and the reception he receives from his former fans could be as interesting as the match. Allegri will return to San Siro for the first time in a competitive match since he was fired by AC Milan in January. Neither team has dropped points this season, and Juventus hasn't conceded a goal...
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Hot in Cleveland: Carrasco dominates again for Tribe

At the beginning of the season, it looked like former top prospect Carlos Carrasco was ticketed for a career as a back-of-the rotation starter, or perhaps a long reliever. However, after pitching very well out of the bullpen for much of the season, Carrasco rejoined the Indians' rotation on August 10. In eight starts since then, he's posted a 1.17 ERA, a 0.95 WHIP and 59...
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Hungary coach Pinter fired following Northern Ireland defeat

The Hungarian football federation has fired coach Attila Pinter following a disappointing loss to Northern Ireland in the team's first qualifying match for the 2016 European Championship. Federation president Sandor Csanyi says Pal Dardai, a 38-year-old former midfielder who made 61 appearances for Hungary, will take over as interim coach for the team's remaining three matches...
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Kirilenko rallies to make Korea Open quarterfinals

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) Maria Kirilenko took another step in her comeback from injury by beating third-seeded Klara Koukalova of the Czech Republic 6-7 (4), 6-4, 6-0 Thursday to reach the quarterfinals of the Korea Open. Kirilenko fell out of the top 100 this year after a knee injury kept her out the first three months of the season. She will next face sixth-seeded Kaia Kanepi of...
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Hamburg's new coach faces Bayern in Bundesliga

NUREMBERG, Germany (AP) Domestic duty takes center stage after the midweek distraction of the Champions League with several Bundesliga sides desperate to kick-start their seasons. Hamburger SV's new coach faces a tough debut against defending champion Bayern Munich, while Schalke, Stuttgart, Wolfsburg, Hertha Berlin and Freiburg are also winless after three games. Borussia Dortmund...
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Some things to know about the Spanish league

MADRID (AP) Real Madrid finally got its act together in the Champions League, and now it's time to keep the momentum rolling into the domestic competition following a disappointing start. Madrid won its 10th European title last season and routed FC Basel 5-1 on Tuesday, but started this year's Spanish league with only one win from three matches. On Saturday, the team will...
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Thursday special: K-State, Auburn offenses set to clash

MANHATTAN, Kan. -- Kansas State coach Bill Snyder was busy revolutionizing the spread offense, and the idea of a run-pass quarterback, at college football's highest level during the 1990s. Gus Malzahn was watching it all transpire while coaching high schools in Arkansas. On Thursday night, two of the most innovative coaches of their respective generations will match wits under...
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UEFA to select hosts for continent-wide Euro 2020

NYON, Switzerland (AP) As UEFA prepares to select the 13 host cities for the 2020 European Championship, Michel Platini's continent-wide project still faces skepticism and question marks. Is it an innovative response to Europe's financial issues and the escalating cost of sports events, or a major logistical gamble? The selections made Friday could answer some of those questions...
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Luis Enrique disappointed by Barcelona display against Cypriots

Barcelona coach Luis Enrique conceded his team fell short of expectations as they opened their Champions League Group F campaign with a narrow 1-0 win over Apoel Nicosia. The Catalan club wasted a number of chances at the Nou Camp, and Gerard Pique's 28th-minute header was all that separated the two sides in the end. Luis Enrique made nine changes to the side which beat Athletic...
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