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Rays’ minor league team cancels ‘A-Rod Juice Box’ promotion

New York Yankees' Alex Rodriguez (13) reacts after he struck out during the ninth inning of an interleague baseball game against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park, Tuesday, May 19, 2015, in Washington. The Nationals won 8-6 in 10 innings. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

NEW YORK (AP) — A minor league team of the Tampa Bay Rays has canceled an “A-Rod Juice Box” promotion that barbed slugger Alex Rodriguez after a complaint by the New York Yankees.

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AP sources: Goodell will not recuse self from Brady appeal

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell speaks to reporters during the NFL's spring meetings in San Francisco, Wednesday, May 20, 2015. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

NEW YORK (AP) — Roger Goodell will hear Tom Brady’s appeal of his four-game suspension for his role in the deflated footballs scandal.

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AP source: Cowboys, Scandrick agree to contract extension

In this Dec. 4, 2014, file photo, Dallas Cowboys cornerback Orlando Scandrick (32) celebrates with defensive tackle Tyrone Crawford (98) after intercepting a pass thrown by Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler (6) during the second half of an NFL football game, in Chicago. A person with knowledge of the deal says the Dallas Cowboys and cornerback Orlando Scandrick have agreed to terms on a contract extension. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File)

IRVING, Texas (AP) — Cornerback Orlando Scandrick has the raise he sought by skipping the first two weeks of voluntary offseason workouts with the Dallas Cowboys.

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FIFA scandals while Sepp Blatter has been president

In this Monday June 8, 1998 file photo, Switzerland's Sepp Blatter, left, and Swedish UEFA president Lennart Johansson hold a replica of the World Cup trophy in Paris, after Blatter defeated Johansson and was elected FIFA president, the world 's soccer governing body. Sepp Blatter's widely expected re-election on May 29, 2015 as president of soccer's world governing body for a fifth term has seldom seemed a real contest. His hold on the top job is so secure that Blatter published no manifesto, declined to debate opponents and rarely engaged with media worldwide. (AP Photo/Francois Mori, File)

GENEVA (AP) — FIFA has been routinely called “scandal-plagued” for much of Sepp Blatter’s 17-year presidential reign.

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New 49ers running back Bush ready to prove himself again

San Francisco 49ers running back Reggie Bush (23) goes out for a pass as Colin Kaepernick, right, watches during NFL football practice, Thursday, May 21, 2015, in Santa Clara, Calif. (AP Photo/George Nikitin)

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Reggie Bush wants to return punts again, and he brought up the idea to the San Francisco 49ers when he joined the team as a free agent this spring.

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