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Worcester city manager: No public funds for PawSox stadium

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The city manager of Worcester, Massachusetts, says the community has no intention of using public money to finance a stadium for the Pawtucket Red Sox.

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FIFA’s commercial partners urged to make their voices heard

In this May 19, 2015 file photo FIFA President Sepp Blatter attends a press conference in Jerusalem. Blatter is seeking reelection at the FIFA congress in Zurich where six soccer officials were arrested and detained by Swiss police on Wednesday, May 27, 2015 pending extradition at the request of U.S. authorities after a raid at a luxury hotel. The officials are in Switzerland for the FIFA congress and presidential election.   (AP Photo/Tsafrir Abayov)

LONDON (AP) — FIFA’s sponsorship paymasters are facing mounting calls to put pressure on soccer’s global governing body to clean up its act — and fast — following Wednesday’s arrest of seven officials.

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Rockets’ Howard won’t be suspended for Game 5 vs Warriors

Golden State Warriors center Andrew Bogut (12) knocks the ball away from Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard (12) during the first half in Game 4 of the Western Conference finals of the NBA basketball playoffs, Monday, May 25, 2015, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard will not be suspended for Game 5 of the Western Conference finals against the Golden State Warriors after the NBA decided to uphold his flagrant 1 foul.

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Pawtucket mayor asks to see PawSox study on McCoy Stadium

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Pawtucket officials are calling on the owners of the Pawtucket Red Sox to release a feasibility study they say shows renovations to McCoy Stadium would cost $65 million.

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Nielsen survey says Liam Neeson is big ad man

In this March 24, 2015 file photo, actor Liam Neeson poses for photographers during the presentation of the film "Run All Night" in Madrid. Ad executives looking for a celebrity to endorse their product can't do much better than Neeson, according to the Nielsen Company's first "N-Scores," released Tuesday, May 26, 2015. (AP Photo/Abraham Caro Marin, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Ad executives looking for a celebrity to endorse their product can’t do much better than actor Liam Neeson.

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