DOUALA, Cameroon (AP) — Despite a deadly Ebola outbreak in a fifth country, the Confederation of African Football said Thursday that qualifiers for the continent’s top tournament will go ahead as planned next month, sweeping aside protests from a number of fearful teams.
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NEW YORK (AP) — More than a dozen landmarks across the U.S. and Canada will light up to promote next week’s “Stand Up to Cancer” telethon.
ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast (AP) — Another African Cup of Nations qualifier is in doubt because of the deadly Ebola virus after Ivory Coast’s football federation said Tuesday that it had been instructed by its government to cancel or move next month’s home game against Sierra Leone.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Adrian Peterson has many endorsements, and this one hits as close to home as any.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A day after Washington pitcher Doug Fister said he recently had surgery to remove skin cancer from his neck, Nationals manager Matt Williams says players and coaches are very aware they’re at risk for the disease.