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CONCACAF details rebuilding plans after FIFA bribery scandal

GENEVA (AP) — The CONCACAF soccer body wants sweeping new leadership rules to help rebuild during a FIFA bribery scandal.

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McIlroy ruptures ligament in ankle while playing soccer

In this image released Monday July 6, 2015 by world number one golfer Rory Mcilroy shows him as he poses on crutches and with his left leg in a medical support. McIlroy  ruptured a ligament in his left ankle while playing soccer less than two weeks before the start of his British Open title defense. The Northern Irish golfer gave no indication how long he would be out in the announcement Monday July 6, 2015 on his Instagram account, only saying that he is "working hard to get back as soon as I can." (Rory McIlroy via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

LONDON (AP) — Rory McIlroy injured his left ankle while playing soccer, leaving the world’s No. 1 player in doubt of defending his British Open title next week at St. Andrews.

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Women’s rifle series to be held on Wednesdays in July

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Women who want to learn about rifle shooting can attend classes in July at locations throughout southeast Nebraska.

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Earnhardt wins rain-delayed Daytona ahead of Dillon’s crash

Austin Dillon, center, raises his arms to race fans to signify he was okay after he was involved in a multi-car crash in a NASCAR Sprint Cup series auto race at Daytona International Speedway, Monday, July 6, 2015, in Daytona Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/David Graham)

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A horrific last-lap accident that left drivers fearing for Austin Dillon’s safety muted Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s victory in the rain-delayed race at Daytona International Speedway.

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Danny Lee wins Greenbrier Classic in 4-man playoff

Danny Lee, of New Zealand, reacts to a birdie putt on the 18th green of the first playoff hole at the Greenbrier Classic golf tournament at the Greenbrier Resort  in White Sulphur Springs, W.Va., Sunday, July 5, 2015.  Lee won the tournament on the second playoff hole with David Hearn. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. (AP) — A week ago at the Travelers Championship, Danny Lee became so disappointed with his driver that he gave it to a young fan in the middle of the final round and walked away.

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