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McCarty replaces Lampard for MLS All-Star Game

NEW YORK (AP) — New York Red Bulls midfielder Dax McCarty has been chosen to his first All-Star Game as a replacement for injured New York City FC midfielder Frank Lampard.

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World Cup at center of Gazprom’s sponsorship empire

A plane flies past an emblem of the 2018 World Cup near the Konstantin Palace in St.Petersburg, Russia, Friday, July 24, 2015, on the eve of the Preliminary draw for the 2018 World Cup in Russia. (AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky)

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — As FIFA descends on St. Petersburg for the World Cup preliminary draw Saturday, it is entering the capital of a sponsorship empire.

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Coyotes to stay for at least 2 more years under new deal

In this Wednesday, June 10, 2015, file photo, Arizona Coyotes fans Chris Webb, second from right, and Andrew Hill  show their support for their team as the Glendale Council votes whether to back out of an arena lease agreement with the NHL team during a special council meeting in Glendale, Ariz. The Arizona Coyotes and the city of Glendale have agreed to amend an existing lease agreement, which could end an ongoing legal battle between the two sides that raised questions about the team's long-term future in Glendale. The City Council will vote on the amendments to the 15-year, $225 million lease for Gila River Arena during a meeting on Friday, July 24. (David Kadlubowski/The Arizona Republic via AP, File)  MARICOPA COUNTY OUT; MAGS OUT; NO SALES; MANDATORY CREDIT

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The Glendale City Council voted unanimously in favor of a restructured arena lease agreement with the Arizona Coyotes on Friday, keeping the team in the desert for at least two more years.

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IOC: Pyeongchang poised to move from planning to operations

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — IOC coordination commission leader Gunilla Lindberg says organizers of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang are well poised to move from planning to operational mode with six months remaining before the first of the test events.

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WNBA owners approve Tulsa Shock’s move to Dallas area

In this May 15, 2010, photo, fans high-five Tulsa Shock's Amber Holt after the Shock lost their inaugural game to the Minnesota Lynx in Tulsa, Okla. Tulsa Shock majority owner Bill Cameron announced plans Monday, July 20, 2015,  to move the WNBA franchise to the Dallas-Fort Worth market. (Stephen Holman/Tulsa World via AP) ONLINE OUT; KOTV OUT; KJRH OUT; KTUL OUT; KOKI OUT; KQCW OUT; KDOR OUT; TULSA OUT; TULSA ONLINE OUT

WNBA owners unanimously approved a plan Thursday to move the Tulsa Shock to the Dallas-Fort Worth area next season.

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