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UEFA to select hosts for continent-wide Euro 2020

NYON, Switzerland (AP) — As UEFA prepares to select the 13 host cities for the 2020 European Championship, Michel Platini’s continent-wide project still faces skepticism and question marks.

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Cardinals RB Dwyer arrested on assault charges

Phoenix police officers escort Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer,  to the 4th Avenue Jail following his arrest, Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014 in Phoenix. Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer was arrested Wednesday on aggravated assault charges in connection with two altercations at his home in July involving a woman and an 18-month-old child, the latest in a string of such cases involving NFL players.(AP Photo/The Arizona Republic, David Kadlubowski)  MARICOPA COUNTY OUT; MAGS OUT; NO SALES

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer was arrested Wednesday on aggravated assault charges in connection with two altercations at his home in July involving a woman and their 18-month-old child, the latest in a string of such cases involving NFL players.

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A look at key developments in NFL controversies

In this Thursday, May 29, 2014, file photo, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, right, addresses members of the media in Foxborough, Mass. The NFL is under pressure from sponsors, fans and lawmakers for its handling of domestic violence allegations against several players. At issue is whether the league is acting swiftly enough to investigate or discipline players. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL is under pressure from sponsors, fans and lawmakers for its handling of domestic violence allegations against several players. At issue is whether the league is acting swiftly enough to investigate or discipline players.

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Vikings bar Peterson from all team activities

In this Dec. 29, 2013, file photo, Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson stands on the sidelines during the first half of an NFL football game against the Detroit Lions in Minneapolis.  After a day of public pressure from angry fans and concerned sponsors, the Vikings have reversed course and placed star  Peterson on the exempt-commissioner's permission list, the team announced Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014. The move that will require him to stay away from the team while he addresses child abuse charges in Texas.  (AP Photo/Ann Heisenfelt, File)

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Vikings star running back Adrian Peterson was declared out, back in, then out again as he faces a felony child-abuse charge in Texas.

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Toronto RHP Stroman suspended 6 games, will appeal

Toronto Blue Jays starting pitcher Marcus Stroman watches from the dugout in the fifth inning of a baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles, Monday, Sept. 15, 2014, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

BALTIMORE (AP) — Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Marcus Stroman is appealing his six-game suspension that Major League Baseball imposed for throwing at the head of a Baltimore hitter.

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