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FIFA suspends Barcelona transfer ban during appeal

FC Barcelona's Alexis Sanchez, from Chile, left, duels for the ball against Athletic Bilbao's Ander Iturraspe during a Spanish La Liga soccer match at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain, Sunday, April 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)

ZURICH (AP) — Barcelona was cleared Wednesday to sign new players during the offseason after FIFA froze the Spanish soccer club’s one-year transfer embargo pending an appeal.

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MLB suspends 4 after Brewers-Pirates brawl

Milwaukee Brewers' Carlos Gomez, center, catches his breath after participating in a brawl with the Pittsburgh Pirates during the third inning of a baseball game in Pittsburgh, Sunday, April 20, 2014. Gomez and Pirates' Travis Snider were ejected from the game. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball has suspended four players involved in last Sunday’s brawl between the Pittsburgh Pirates and the Milwaukee Brewers.

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Auburn opts not to appeal Pearl’s show-cause order

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Auburn won’t ask the NCAA to lift the show-cause penalty against new basketball coach Bruce Pearl.

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Manning says he and Gase didn’t break NFL rules

Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning talks to the media after working out at the NFL football teams training facility in Englewood, Colo., on Monday, April 21, 2014. (AP Photo/Ed Andrieski)

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Peyton Manning wants to clear up a couple of things about his recent visit to Tuscaloosa, Ala., that raised eyebrows at NFL headquarters and the hackles of some Tennessee fans.

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Source: Memphis G Calathes suspended for 20 games

A person familiar with the decision says Memphis Grizzlies point guard Nick Calathes has been suspended for 20 games for violating the NBA’s drug policy.

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