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Blatter warns English FA over World Cup report

ZURICH (AP) — FIFA President Sepp Blatter has warned the English of the legal consequences of their demands for the World Cup corruption report to be published.

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Rocky love: Letters by great women are auctioned

GO WITH STORY GREAT WOMEN'S LETTERS BY THOMAS ADAMSON-- Auction expert Thierry Bodin, displays a letter from Catherine of Aragon, 1487-1536, at a auction house in Paris, Monday, Nov. 17, 2014.  The letter from Catherine of Aragon asking a catholic official to block Henry VIII’s bid to annul their marriage so he could marry again, is to be auctioned in a two day auction beginning Tuesday Nov. 17, 2014, in Paris on Tuesday, part of an incredible collection of letters written by women throughout history, said to be the first of its kind in the world. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)

PARIS (AP) — An unprecedented collection of 1,500 documents from some of history’s greatest women is being auctioned in Paris, including everything from Catherine the Great’s imperious letter shunning her lover, to Brigitte Bardot’s plea to cancel the release of a song that ended up being banned in several countries owing to its sexual content.

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Premier League TV rights sale under investigation

LONDON (AP) — English Premier League fans at home could have access to as many matches live on television as audiences abroad after an investigation was launched by Britain’s broadcasting watchdog on Tuesday.

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Bryan brothers win 4th title at ATP Finals

LONDON (AP) — Top-ranked Bob and Mike Bryan claimed their fourth doubles title at the ATP Finals with a 6-7 (5), 6-2, 10-7 win over seventh-seeded Ivan Dodig and Marcelo Melo on Sunday.

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Federer pulls out of ATP Finals

Switzerland’s Roger Federer waves to the crowd after announcing his withdrawal from the final match of the ATP World Tour Finals tennis against Serbia’s Novak Djokovic, due to injury in London, Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014. Federer talked to the crowd from the court to say he was sorry but he has a back injury. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)

LONDON (AP) — Roger Federer pulled out of the ATP Finals less than one hour before his title match against Novak Djokovic on Sunday, handing a third straight title in this event to the top-ranked Serb and dealing a potential blow to Switzerland’s Davis Cup ambitions.

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