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Cowboys’ Murray looking like go with broken hand

Dallas Cowboys running back DeMarco Murray (29) runs drills during NFL football practice in Irving, Texas Wednesday Dec. 17, 2014. Murray is recovering from surgery to repair a broken bone in his left hand. (AP Photo/The Dallas Morning News, Andy Jocobsohn)  MANDATORY CREDIT; MAGS OUT; TV OUT; INTERNET USE BY AP MEMBERS ONLY; NO SALES

IRVING, Texas (AP) — All signs point to DeMarco Murray playing for Dallas against Indianapolis despite the NFL rushing leader’s broken left hand.

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Lacy, others probable as Packers chase playoff berth

Green Bay Packers running back Eddie Lacy (27) rushes for a touchdown during the first half of an NFL football game against the Buffalo Bills, Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014, in Orchard Park, N.Y. (AP Photo/Gary Wiepert)

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — With two games left, the Green Bay Packers are playing to win out.

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Things to know about FIFA’s World Cup probe

FIFA president Sepp Blatter and FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke, left, leave after a press conference in Marrakech, Morocco, Friday, Dec. 19, 2014. FIFA will not reopen the vote for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups, and will publish at least some of the confidential report into the bidding process, President Sepp Blatter said Friday. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)

MARRAKECH, Morocco (AP) — Ever since FIFA executives voted to send the World Cups of 2018 and 2022 to Russia and Qatar there have been endless questions about how and why they picked those countries and accusations that some of them might have been bought off or otherwise leaned on.

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Rio Mayor: 2016 Olympic spending transparent, open

Mayor Eduardo Paes talks to journalists on a bus during his tour of Olympic Park in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Friday, Dec. 19, 2014. Rio will host the Olympic Games in 2016. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Promising complete transparency, Rio de Janeiro Mayor Eduardo Paes said Friday that local organizers were “completely open” to financial audits of the 2016 Olympics and Paralympics.

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Marathon runner Jeptoo’s ‘B’ sample positive

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Marathon runner Rita Jeptoo’s “B” sample tested positive, Kenya’s athletics federation said Friday, confirming an earlier test that found traces of a banned performance enhancer.

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