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Ryder Cup director: Italy’s 2022 bid requires course changes

Golfers approach the 10th green during the first round of the Texas Open golf tournament, Thursday, March 26, 2015, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Darren Abate)

ROME (AP) — Ryder Cup officials say that Italy’s bid for the 2022 event will require overhauling some holes on the Marco Simone course outside Rome.

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Metta World Peace heading for Italy in ‘coup of the century’

CANTU, Italy (AP) — Former NBA All-Star Metta World Peace has signed for Italian team Pallacanestro Cantu for the remainder of the season.

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Lucarelli, captain of crisis-hit Parma, banned 3 matches

In this March 8, 2015 file photo a man stands outside the Tardini stadium as a note behind him reads in Italian "Chiuso per rapina" (Closed after robbery) prior to a Serie A soccer match between Parma and Atalanta in Parma, Italy. An Italian court Thursday, March 19, 2015 has declared crisis-hit Serie A club Parma bankrupt with estimated debts of nearly 100 million euros ($110 million). It is not known whether Parma will be able to finish the season. There is a plan in place with the league's governing body and the Italian football federation to fund the club for the rest of the campaign. (AP Photo/Marco Vasini, File)

MILAN (AP) — Crisis-hit Parma has yet another problem.

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Conte defends use of foreign-born players on Italy squad

Italy coach Antonio Conte smiles as he meets the media ahead of Saturday's Euro 2016, Group H qualifying soccer match against Bulgaria, at the Coverciano training center, near Florence, Italy Monday, March 23, 2015. (AP Photo/Maurizio Degli Innocenti, Ansa)

ROME (AP) — If Mauro Camoranesi was allowed to help Italy to the 2006 World Cup title, then why can’t Eder and Franco Vazquez lead the Azzurri to glory in next year’s European Championship?

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