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UEFA to select hosts for continent-wide Euro 2020

NYON, Switzerland (AP) — As UEFA prepares to select the 13 host cities for the 2020 European Championship, Michel Platini’s continent-wide project still faces skepticism and question marks.

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SKorean president offers assurances on 2018 Games

A man walks by dolls of the three official mascots, from left, Chumuro, Vichuon and Barame, of the the 2014 Incheon Asian Games in Incheon, west of Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014. The games will be held in the South Korea's west city from Sept. 19 to Oct. 4. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea’s president has assured the IOC that the government will make the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang a success.

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Germany still ahead of Argentina in FIFA rankings

ZURICH (AP) — World Cup winner Germany is still No. 1 in the FIFA rankings despite losing to second-place Argentina in a friendly rematch of their final this month.

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Mariners get 1 hit, lose 5-0 to West champ Angels

Seattle Mariners starting pitcher James Paxton throws to the plate during the first inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Angels, Wednesday Sept. 17, 2014, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Seattle Mariners were powerless to stop the Los Angeles Angels from clinching a playoff spot and the AL West title over the past three days.

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Miami, No. 24 Nebraska will harken glorious pasts

In this Jan. 3, 2002, file photo, Nebraska quarterback Eric Crouch carries the ball against Miami during the 88th Rose Bowl NCAA college football in Pasadena, Calif. The Miami and Nebraska programs are but a shell of their former selves as they enter Saturday night's game in Lincoln. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, File)

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Whenever they run into each other at a function for Heisman Trophy winners, Mike Rozier reminds Gino Torretta of their schools’ shared history.

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