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Russia plans to use prison labor for 2018 World Cup

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian authorities want to use prison labor to drive down the costs of holding the 2018 World Cup.

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Real Madrid fires coach Carlo Ancelotti

In this May 13, 2015, file photo, Real Madrid's coach Carlo Ancelotti takes his place in the dugout prior to the Champions League second leg semifinal soccer match between Real Madrid and Juventus, at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid. Real Madrid has fired coach Carlo Ancelotti, one season after he led the club to its 10th European Cup title. Club president Florentino Perez said Monday, May 25, 2015,  that Ancelotti's successor would be announced next week. (AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza, File)

MADRID (AP) — Real Madrid fired coach Carlo Ancelotti on Monday as the Spanish club again showed it won’t tolerate a season without a major trophy.

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Denver beats Maryland 10-5 for 1st NCAA men’s lacrosse title

Denver goalie Ryan LaPlante (10) is lifted by teammates after their 10-5 win over Maryland in the NCAA Division I men's lacrosse championship, Saturday, May 25, 2015, Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Rich Schultz)

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Denver won its first NCAA men’s lacrosse championship, beating Maryland 10-5 on Monday behind five goals from senior Wesley Berg.

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Norwich back in Premier League after winning playoff final

Middlesbrough's Belgium player Jelle Vossen attempts an overhead kick as he is marked by Norwich City's French player Sebastien Bassong during their Sky Bet Championship Play Off Final at Wembley Stadium, London, Monday May 25, 2015.  ( Nick Potts  / PA via AP) UNITED KINGDOM OUT - NO SALES - NO ARCHIVES

LONDON (AP) — Norwich secured an immediate return to the Premier League and an estimated promotion windfall of up to $235 million by beating Middlesbrough 2-0 in the second-tier playoff final on Monday.

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Capello set target of World Cup semifinal with Russia

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia coach Fabio Capello has been told that his team’s target should be a World Cup semifinal at home in 2018.

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