ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — The rocks came raining down after the final whistle of the Algerian soccer match, an increasingly common ritual in stadiums across the country. This time, the violence ended in tragedy: Hit in the head, Albert Ebosse, the league’s top goal scorer last season, crumbled to the ground and died in a hospital.
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BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — Mali is seeking to move its African Cup of Nations qualifier out of Algeria over fears of violence.
LAS PALMAS, Canary Islands (AP) — Anthony Davis scored 18 points and teamed with forward Kenneth Faried to dominate the inside, leading the U.S. national team to a 101-71 victory over Slovenia on Tuesday in its final exhibition game before the FIBA World Cup of Basketball.
ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — An Algerian football club has been banned from using its home stadium and could be thrown out of national and international competitions after one of its players was hit and killed by an object thrown by fans.