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Nelson delayed after heavy rain on saturated TPC course

IRVING, Texas (AP) — The second round of the AT&T Byron Nelson will be delayed at least three hours after nearly 5 inches of rain fell overnight on the already-saturated TPC Four Seasons.

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THE LATEST: Small straw poll has Blatter ahead pre-vote

A protester wearing a mask depicting FIFA President Sepp Blatter stands in front of the building where the 65th FIFA congress takes place in Zurich, Switzerland, Friday, May 29, 2015. Protesters from the global campaign movement Avaaz demand the resignation of  Blatter over the FIFA corruption scandal and rights abuses of World Cup construction workers in Qatar. (AP Photo/Michael Probst

ZURICH (AP) — The latest on FIFA developments:

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Boston suburb votes overwhelmingly against bid for Olympics

BROOKLINE, Mass. (AP) — Brookline wants nothing to do with Boston’s bid to bring the 2024 Summer Olympics to the city.

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FIFA President Blatter asks to be re-elected despite crisis

FIFA president Joseph S. Blatter, right, walks past Prince Ali bin al-Hussein, left, and UEFA President Michel Platini, center, during the 65th FIFA Congress held at the Hallenstadion in Zurich, Switzerland, Friday, May 29, 2015, where he will run for re-election as FIFA head. (Walter Bieri/Keystone via AP)

ZURICH (AP) — The worst corruption crisis in soccer history stems from the governing body’s decision to award Russia and Qatar the next two World Cup tournaments, FIFA President Sepp Blatter said Friday.

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UND defenseman Jordan Schmaltz signs with St. Louis Blues

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) — University of North Dakota hockey defenseman Jordan Schmaltz is skipping his senior season to turn pro.

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