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Fan pays for anti-Mets ownership billboard near field

ST. LUCIE COUNTY, Fla. (AP) — A New York Mets fan has put his displeasure with the team’s ownership on full display.

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Report: College sports show dip in gender, racial hiring

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A diversity report released Wednesday on college sports has issued its lowest grade for racial and gender hiring practices in its nearly two-decade history.

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Kings bring back former player Divac in front-office role

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Former fan favorite Vlade Divac has rejoined the Sacramento Kings as vice president of basketball and franchise operations, a job that will include advising the front office and coaching staff.

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Rummenigge upbeat after meeting with Blatter

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)

NYON, Switzerland (AP) — Tensions between FIFA and Europe’s top clubs over the 2022 World Cup have been calmed by a meeting between Sepp Blatter and Karl-Heinz Rummenigge.

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Publisher moves up release for Hirsi Ali book ‘Heretic’

NEW YORK (AP) — The release date for the latest book by Ayaan Hirsi Ali, a women’s rights advocate and leading critic of Islam, has been moved up from late April to March 24.

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