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Nelson delayed 3 hours by rainy weather for 2nd straight day

Cameron Percy walks by dead minnows on the 11th fairway during the second round of the Byron Nelson golf tournament, Friday, May 29, 2015, in Irving, Texas. Overnight storms flooded parts of the golf course delaying the start of play.(AP Photo/LM Otero)

IRVING, Texas (AP) — The AT&T Byron Nelson will have at least a three-hour delay for the second straight day because of rainy weather.

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Special Olympics North Dakota Summer Games in Fargo

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — The 2015 Special Olympics North Dakota Summer Games are being held in Fargo.

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Blatter says he will forgive but won’t forget UEFA rebellion

FIFA president Sepp Blatter after his election as President greeted by UEFA President Michel Platini, right, at the Hallenstadion in Zurich, Switzerland, Friday, May 29, 2015. Blatter has been re-elected as FIFA president for a fifth term, chosen to lead world soccer despite separate U.S. and Swiss criminal investigations into corruption. The 209 FIFA member federations gave the 79-year-old Blatter another four-year term on Friday after Prince Ali bin al-Hussein of Jordan conceded defeat after losing 133-73 in the first round.  (Patrick B. Kraemer/Keystone via AP)

ZURICH (AP) — Emboldened by his fresh mandate to lead world soccer, Sepp Blatter made it clear there may be consequences for European leaders who tried to oust him from FIFA.

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Ex-England, Man United defender Rio Ferdinand retires

LONDON (AP) — Former England and Manchester United center back Rio Ferdinand has announced his retirement, ending a 20-year professional career in which the ball-playing defender established himself as one of the top English players of his generation.

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THE LATEST: Blatter: ‘Something smells’ in US soccer probe

FIFA president Sepp Blatter applauds after his re-election during the 65th FIFA Congress held at the Hallenstadion in Zurich, Switzerland, Friday, May 29, 2015. Blatter has been re-elected as FIFA president for a fifth term, chosen to lead world soccer despite separate U.S. and Swiss criminal investigations into corruption. The 209 FIFA member federations gave the 79-year-old Blatter another four-year term on Friday after Prince Ali bin al-Hussein of Jordan conceded defeat after losing 133-73 in the first round. (Walter Bieri/Keystone via AP)

ZURICH (AP) — The latest developments concerning FIFA:

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