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A week before opener, owner Fred Wilpon addresses Mets

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) — New York Mets owner Fred Wilpon addressed the team in a closed-door meeting Monday morning.

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Falcons fined, lose draft pick for pumping in fake noise

NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL has fined the Atlanta Falcons, stripped the organization of a draft pick and suspended team president Rich McKay from the league’s competition committee beginning April 1 following the team’s use of fake noise at home games.

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Veto override of amateur baseball coach tax plan fails

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — The South Dakota Senate has failed to override the governor’s veto of a bill that would have exempted the earnings of American Legion and VFW baseball coaches from the state sales tax.

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Former FIFA official Fernando loses appeal against life ban

GENEVA (AP) — A former FIFA executive committee member lost his appeal against a life ban for corruption in a long-running case of alleged bribery in a 2009 election.

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United Tribes Technical College names men’s basketball coach

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — United Tribes Technical College has named a new head men’s basketball coach.

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