STELLENBOSCH, South Africa (AP) — When South Africa won the right to host Africa’s first World Cup, it was seen as a heartwarming reward for Nelson Mandela and a country that had shaken off decades of apartheid.
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MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin accused the United States of meddling in the affairs of soccer’s governing body and hinted that its corruption investigation is part of an attempt to take the 2018 World Cup away from his country.
DESTIN, Fla. (AP) — The Southeastern Conference will either change the rules regarding recruiting camps or join in the chase.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri lawmakers are suing to challenge the authority of Gov. Jay Nixon and officials who oversee the current St. Louis Rams stadium over plans for a new one.
IRVING, Texas (AP) — Big 12 Conference schools could now face fines, and even the loss of future home games, for failing to keep fans from storming courts or rushing fields after games.