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What’s next in World Cup bid corruption case

GENEVA (AP) — Russia and Qatar appear to be the big winners on the day American prosecutor Michael Garcia lost his appeal against FIFA.

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Former World Cup winner Thierry Henry retires

In this Saturday April 3, 2004 file photo Arsenal's Thierry Henry, second from left, shoots for a goal minutes after he came on in the second half of the FA Cup semi-Final between Manchester United and Arsenal at Villa Park, Birmingham, England. Thierry Henry has announced his retirement following a 20-year career. The 37-year-old Henry, a member of the France teams that won the 1998 World Cup and 2000 European Championship, will take up a media role as a consultant for Sky Sports channel. (AP Photo/John D McHugh, File)

PARIS (AP) — In announcing the end of a distinguished 20-year career, Thierry Henry made it clear where he felt more cherished.

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Ander Herrera denies match-fixing in Spain

In this Aug. 28, 2011 file photo, Zaragoza's Javier Aguirre from Mexico, left, looks on during their Spanish La Liga soccer match against Real Madrid at La Romadera stadium in Zaragoza, Spain. Manchester United midfielder Ander Herrera and Atletico Madrid captain Gabriel "Gabi" Fernandez were named Monday, Dec. 15, 2014 as suspects in a match-fixing probe launched by Spain's state prosecutor. They were identified when the prosecutor issued an official complaint and asked the judiciary to investigate officials and players linked to football clubs Zaragoza and Levante in May 2011. The match that was allegedly fixed, in round 30 of the 2010-2011 Spanish league program, was played on May 21, 2011. Five Zaragoza officials, including current Japan coach Aguirre, and 18 players, including Fernandez and Herrera, were named and alleged to have been involved in "sports fraud. (AP Photo/Alvaro Barrientos, File)

MADRID (AP) — Manchester United midfielder Ander Herrera has denied accusations that he participated in a match-fixing scheme while playing in Spain for former club Zaragoza.

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FIFA dismisses Garcia’s appeal of World Cup probe

GENEVA (AP) — Ethics prosecutor Michael Garcia’s appeal against the handling of his World Cup bid investigation was dismissed by FIFA on Tuesday.

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Nebraska AP All-State volleyball teams

Here are the 2014 Associated Press All-State Volleyball Teams as voted on by sports writers and sportscasters throughout the state.

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