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Blatter concerned by Russian soccer racism before World Cup

FIFA president Sepp Blatter leaves after the International Football Association Board (IFAB) meeting in Belfast, Northern Ireland, Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015. Sepp Blatter wants the 2022 World Cup final in Qatar to take place no later than Dec. 18, a date that would avoid a conflict with the powerful Premier League over the Christmas schedule in England. The dates of the 2022 tournament will be confirmed in March by the FIFA executive committee, which Blatter heads. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)

HOLYWOOD, Northern Ireland (AP) — FIFA President Sepp Blatter is concerned by a study that highlighted the scale of Russian soccer’s racism problem ahead of the 2018 World Cup, warning there “must be some sanctions” if the extremism is not eradicated.

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Francesco Friedrich of Germany retains bobsled world title

WINTERBERG, Germany (AP) — Francesco Friedrich of Germany retained his two-man bobsled World Championship title on Sunday.

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Collinsworth leads BYU over No. 3 Gonzaga 73-70

BYU's Kyle Collinsworth, left, and Gonzaga's Kyle Wiltjer go after a loose ball during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015, in Spokane, Wash. (AP Photo/Young Kwak)

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Kyle Collinsworth believes BYU is peaking at the right time.

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Texas A&M cruises to 80-55 win over Auburn

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Jalen Jones scored 19 points as Texas A&M ran away from Auburn 80-55 on Saturday night.

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Florida beats Tennessee 66-49, Donovan gets win No. 500

Florida head coach Billy Donovan watches his team play defense against Tennessee during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015 in Gainsville, Fla. (AP Photo/The Gainesville Sun, Brad McClenny)  THE INDEPENDENT FLORIDA ALLIGATOR OUT

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Dorian Finney-Smith had 20 points and 10 rebounds in his first game back from suspension, and Florida beat Tennessee 66-49 Saturday to give coach Billy Donovan his 500th career victory.

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