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The Latest: Premier League permutations for the drop, Europe

Manchester City's Sergio Aguero, left, and Southampton's Victor Wanyama battle for the ball during the English Premier League soccer match at the Etihad Stadium, Manchester, England, Sunday May 24, 2015. (Martin Rickett/PA via AP) UNITED KINGDOM OUT  NO SALES  NO ARCHIVE

LONDON (AP) — 5:10 p.m.

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Army removes WWII bomb near London’s Wembley Stadium

An army bomb disposal expert inspects an unexploded World War II bomb found in Wembley, north London, Thursday May 21, 2015. The 50-kilogram (110-pound) bomb was discovered by workers at a construction site near Wembley stadium. It is believed to have been dropped over London during German bombing raids in the early 1940s. (Sergeant Rupert Frere of the Royal Logistic Corrps/MoD Crown Copyright via AP) NO SALES

LONDON (AP) — British police say the army has safely removed an unexploded World War II bomb found near London’s Wembley Stadium.

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Hull and Newcastle fighting for survival on final day

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — The Premier League is set for an afternoon of goodbyes on Sunday — to either Hull or Newcastle as the relegation places are decided and to two of English soccer’s top midfielders.

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Previous FIFA Presidential Elections

FIFA President  Sepp Blatter attends a press conference in Jerusalem, Tuesday, May 19, 2015. Blatter said Tuesday he is on a “mission of peace” to resolve tensions between the Israeli and Palestinian soccer federations in hopes of staving off a Palestinian bid to oust Israel from the world governing body. (AP Photo/Tsafrir Abayov)

ZURICH (AP) — Sepp Blatter would certainly argue that being president of FIFA is the best job in sports. Becoming FIFA president is one of the hardest.

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Roger Bannister’s 4-minute mile shoes to go on auction block

The running shoes worn by Britain's Roger Bannister, the first man to run a sub 4 minute mile, on display during a media viewing at Christie's auction house in London, Wednesday, May 20, 2015. Bannister, who ran a time of 3 mins 59.4 seconds on May 6, 1954, wore theses lightweight shoes in the race. They will be sold at auction on Sept. 10, with an estimated sale price of 30-50,000 pounds sterling (US$ 46,600-77,600). (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

LONDON (AP) — The running shoes used to set one of the greatest milestones in sports history are going up for sale.

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