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Whitecaps Fernandez suspended 4 games in 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — Vancouver FC midfielder Sebastian Fernandez was suspended for four games and fined an undisclosed amount by MLS on Tuesday for his behavior after the Whitecaps’ playoff loss to FC Dallas.

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Top cycling teams unite under 1 umbrella

Eleven of the world’s leading cycling teams have united to form Velon, a business venture that they hope will rejuvenate the sport in the wake of doping scandals, haphazard management and questions about its integrity.

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Sporting Kansas City parts with Olum

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Sporting Kansas City declined contract options on several players, including goalkeeper Eric Kronberg, and terminated the contract of midfielder Lawrence Olum on Tuesday.

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Goodell and Smith meet on personal conduct

This is an Aug. 5, 2011, file photo showing NFL Comissioner Roger Goodell, left, and NFLPA Executive Director DeMaurice Smith shaking hands after signing their collective bargaining agreement at the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio. Saying the NFL is "making things up as they go along," players' union chief DeMaurice Smith wants the league and its owners to take disciplining players out of the hands of Commissioner Goodell. Troy Vincent, the NFL's executive vice president of football operations, countered that Goodell's authority was collectively bargained with the union in 2011, while the personal conduct policy in place nearly 20 years has never been part of contract negotiations. (AP Photo/Phil Long, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and players’ union chief DeMaurice Smith are meeting Tuesday to discuss the league’s personal conduct policy.

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NBA commissioner meets with Bucks investors

MILWAUKEE (AP) — NBA Commissioner Adam Silver is in Milwaukee to meet with Milwaukee Bucks investors and talk with young professionals involved in start-up companies.

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