GENEVA (AP) — Five officials, including three long-serving FIFA executive committee members, are being investigated in the corruption probe into the bidding contests for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups.
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CINCINNATI (AP) — Bengals defensive tackle Devon Still called his former girlfriend’s comments about child support “untruthful” on Wednesday and said he’s letting the dispute play out in court.
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MOSCOW (AP) — Torpedo Moscow has been ordered to close part of its stadium for three games by the Russian Football Union as punishment for its fans racially abusing opposition players.
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NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Sacramento Kings forward Rudy Gay will miss Tuesday night’s game against the New Orleans Pelicans with a right Achilles injury.
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COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The Mid-American Athletic Conference has suspended 11 players from Norfolk State and 10 from South Carolina State for a sidelines-clearing brawl late in the schools’ football game last Saturday.