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Balotelli suspended 1 match for social media post

Liverpool's Mario Balotelli, centre gestures to Manchester United's Robin van Persie during the English Premier League soccer match between Manchester United and Liverpool at Old Trafford Stadium, Manchester, England, Sunday Dec. 14, 2014. (AP Photo/Jon Super)

LONDON (AP) — Liverpool forward Mario Balotelli has been suspended for one game and fined 25,000 pounds ($39,000) by the governing body of English soccer for making a racially offensive online post.

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Kris Medlan and Royals agree to $8.5 million, 2-year deal

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Former Atlanta right-hander Kris Medlen has agreed to an $8.5 million, two-year contract with the Kansas City Royals after missing last season while he recovered from Tommy John surgery.

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After concussion, WVU QB Trickett cleared for bowl practice

In this Nov. 20, 2014, file photo, West Virginia quarterback Clint Trickett (9) attempts a pass during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Kansas State in Morgantown, W.Va. West Virginia coach Dana Holgorsen says quarterback Clint Trickett has been cleared to play in the Liberty Bowl after being sidelined with a concussion in late November and missing the Mountaineers' regular-season finale. (AP Photo/Chris Jackson, File)

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia coach Dana Holgorsen said quarterback Clint Trickett has been cleared to play in the Liberty Bowl after being sidelined with a concussion.

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FCC: ‘Redskins’ not profane; station keeps license

WASHINGTON (AP) — Saying the word “Redskins” on the air isn’t obscene or profane — at least not according to the Federal Communications Commission.

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Williams: time to get tougher on No. 24 Tar Heels

North Carolina head coach Roy Williams directs his team during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against UNC Greensboro in Greensboro, N.C., Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014. North Carolina won 79-56. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina coach Roy Williams says it’s time to get tougher on his team.

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