Astana feeder squad suspended after doping cases

ASTANA, Kazakhstan (AP) — Kazakhstan’s cycling federation says it suspended the Astana team’s development squad and fired a senior official after multiple doping cases.

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Egg Bowl stakes high for Ole Miss, Mississippi St

In this Nov. 28, 2013, file photo, Mississippi State coach Dan Mullen carries the Egg Bowl trophy after his team beat Mississippi 17-10 in overtime in an NCAA college football game in Starkville, Miss. No. 4 Mississippi State has been at its best during Egg Bowl week during Dan Mullen's coaching tenure, winning four out of five in the rivalry. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis, File)

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — For a few weeks in October, Mississippi State and Mississippi stood among college football’s elite with undefeated records, star quarterbacks and rare relevance on the national stage.

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Egg Bowl stakes high for Ole Miss, Mississippi St

In this Nov. 28, 2013, file photo, Mississippi State coach Dan Mullen carries the Egg Bowl trophy after his team beat Mississippi 17-10 in overtime in an NCAA college football game in Starkville, Miss. No. 4 Mississippi State has been at its best during Egg Bowl week during Dan Mullen's coaching tenure, winning four out of five in the rivalry. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis, File)

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — For a few weeks in October, Mississippi State and Mississippi stood among college football’s elite with undefeated records, star quarterbacks and rare relevance on the national stage.

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Gold takes lead after short program at NHK Trophy

Yuzuru Hanyu of Japan performs during the men’s short program of the NHK Trophy figure skating in Osaka, western Japan, Friday, Nov. 28, 2014. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)

OSAKA, Japan (AP) — Olympic champion Yuzuru Hanyu fell twice in his short program Friday at the NHK Trophy and finished fifth in his comeback from injuries after a collision in warmups at the Cup of China.

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German football president to run for FIFA post

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The German Football Federation says its president will run for a seat on FIFA’s policy-making executive committee.

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