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Montenegro-Russia qualifier abandoned after brawl

Medics transport Russian goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev after was hit by a flare thrown from the stands during the Euro 2016 Group G qualifying soccer match between Montenegro and Russia, at the City Stadium in Podgorica, Montenegro, Friday, March 27, 2015. (AP Photo/Risto Bozovic)

PODGORICA, Montenegro (AP) — The European championship qualifying match between Montenegro and Russia was abandoned Friday after two Russian players were struck by objects thrown from the crowd, including its goalkeeper being hit in the head by a flare.

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Florida’s Frazier makes it official, declares for NBA draft

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida guard Michael Frazier II made it official Friday: He’s leaving school early and entering the NBA draft.

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A-Rod cousin set to plead guilty in Florida steroids case

MIAMI (AP) — A cousin of New York Yankees star Alex Rodriguez has pleaded guilty to a federal drug charge, the last remaining defendant to do so in the probe into performance-enhancing drugs illegally provided to athletes through a South Florida clinic.

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CAS defends its position in Claudia Pechstein doping case

Overall World Cup winner Martina Sablikova of Czech Republic, right, celebrates together with the second placed Claudia Pechstein of Germany, left, during the women's  3,000 meter sflower ceremony at the Speedskating World Cup in Erfurt, Germany, Sunday, March 22, 2015. (AP Photo/Jens Meyer)

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The legal challenge in Germany over five-time Olympic speedskating champion Claudia Pechstein’s doping case endangers the entire international arbitration system, the Court of Arbitration for Sport said Friday.

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Tennessee fires basketball coach Donnie Tyndall

In this Feb. 11, 2015, file photo, Tennessee head coach Donnie Tyndall responds to a officials call in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Vanderbilt in Nashville, Tenn. Tennessee has fired basketball coach Donnie Tyndall after one season. Tyndall’s firing comes as the NCAA investigates his two-year stay at Southern Mississippi, where he coached before coming to Tennessee last year. Tennessee athletic director Dave Hart said in a statement Friday, March 27, 2015, it is “highly likely” Tyndall will face “significant penalties” after the NCAA completes its inquiry.  (AP Photo/Mark Zaleski, File)

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee fired men’s basketball coach Donnie Tyndall after one season, though athletic director Dave Hart says the university never would have hired him if they knew the details of his unethical conduct at Southern Miss program during his tenure there.

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