NYON, Switzerland (AP) — UEFA has fined Ukrainian club Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk 50,000 euros ($66,500) for the hooligan behavior of its fans during a Champions League qualifying match against FC Copenhagen.
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LONDON (AP) — The Italian football federation’s new president is being investigated by UEFA over an alleged racist comment and could be banned for three months.
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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings and former punter Chris Kluwe said Tuesday they reached a settlement averting a lawsuit over Kluwe’s claim that the team wrongfully released him last year because of his outspoken support for same-sex marriage rights.
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WARROAD, Minn. (AP) — An organization that works to stop racism in sports is backing off its threat to sue a Minnesota school district over use of the Warriors name and logo.
LONDON (AP) — British cyclist Jonathan Tiernan-Locke blamed an “alcoholic binge” as the reason behind abnormal results in his blood sample that led to him being banned from the sport for two years.