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US to vote for Ali in FIFA election and not Blatter

In this Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2015 file photo FIFA vice president Jordan's Prince Ali bin al-Hussein speaks during an interview with The Associated Press after his FIFA presidency campaign launch press conference in London. The United States says it will vote for Jordan's Prince Ali bin Al-Hussein for FIFA president Friday, May 29, 2015 and not for incumbent Sepp Blatter. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — The United States says it will vote for Jordan’s Prince Ali bin Al-Hussein for FIFA president Friday and not for incumbent Sepp Blatter.

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Hamilton homecoming: 2010 AL MVP back in Texas on home team

Texas Rangers Josh Hamilton makes contact for a double during the second inning of a baseball game against the Boston Red Sox, Thursday, May 28, 2015, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Brandon Wade)

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Josh Hamilton stepped into the batter’s box to a loud ovation. The Texas Rangers fans got even louder when he lined the first pitch he saw into the right-field corner for a double.

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Red Sox lefty Rodriguez wins MLB debut, 5-1 at Texas

Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Eduardo Rodriguez works against the Texas Rangers during the first inning of a baseball game, Thursday, May 28, 2015, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Brandon Wade)

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Eduardo Rodriguez threw 7 2/3 scoreless innings to become the youngest Red Sox starter to win in his major league debut on the road since 1967, and Boston beat the Rangers 5-1 to spoil Josh Hamilton’s first home game back in Texas on Thursday night.

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Albany’s Thompson wins lacrosse’s Tewaaraton Award

WASHINGTON (AP) — Albany’s Lyle Thompson, the career scoring leader in Division I lacrosse history, won the Tewaaraton Award for a second time.

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Quebec beats Rimouski 5-2 to reach Memorial Cup semifinal

Quebec Remparts Jerome Verrier (77) celebrates scoring the first goal against Rimouski Oceanics goalie Philippe Desrosiers during the first period of a hockey game Thursday, May 28, 2015 at the Memorial Cup in Quebec City, Quebec.  Rimouski Oceanics Samuel Morin (55) skates to the net. Jacques Boissinot/The Canadian Press via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

QUEBEC CITY (AP) — Jerome Verrier broke a tie late in the second period with his second goal and the Quebec Remparts beat the Rimouski Oceanic 5-2 on Thursday night to advance to the Memorial Cup semifinal.

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