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The Latest: US declines to comment if Blatter being probed

U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch has declined to comment on FIFA President Sepp Blatter's resignation or whether he was himself under investigation. Read more »

Published 7 hours ago

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Warriors will rely on versatility, depth to defend LeBron

LeBron James believes there is nobody in the world that can stop him. He is too strong, too fast, too skilled. Read more »

Published 19 hours ago

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Veteran Blackhawks, young Lightning open Stanley Cup Final

The Chicago Blackhawks headed south this week to secure a dynasty, and the Tampa Bay Lightning are the only obstacle left. Read more »

Published 19 hours ago

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American Pharoah arrives in New York for Triple Crown try

American Pharoah arrived in New York on Tuesday to begin final preparations for this weekend's Belmont Stakes, in which the colt will try to become the first Triple Crown winner since 1978. Read more »

Published 19 hours ago

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Star RB Adrian Peterson returns to Minnesota Vikings

Adrian Peterson donned his familiar purple No. 28 jersey and jogged on to the practice field Tuesday. Read more »

Published 19 hours ago

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Sepp Blatter says he will resign as FIFA president

FIFA President Sepp Blatter will resign from soccer's governing body amid a widening corruption scandal and has promised to call for fresh elections to choose a successor. Read more »

Published 22 hours ago

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Veteran leadership key to young Lightning's postseason success

The Tampa Bay Lightning are hoping to rejoin hockey royalty after a decade-plus absence. The Chicago Blackhawks are chasing their third NHL title in six seasons. Read more »

Published yesterday

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Ohio homeboys: Superstars LeBron, Curry both born in Akron

Welcome to the Rubber Capital, where car tires first rolled, the Goodyear Blimp took flight and two bouncing baby basketball prodigies were born less than four years apart in the 1980s. Read more »

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US insists Kerry's broken leg won't hinder Iran talks

Secretary of State John Kerry returned to Boston Monday for surgery on his broken leg, as U.S. officials insisted his injury would not hinder his participation in nuclear negotiations with Iran. Read more »

Published yesterday

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Sepp Blatter, FIFA facing more criticism this week

In the House of Commons, they're calling for Sepp Blatter's head. And even inside the FIFA president's own executive committee, there is the threat of resignation. Read more »

Published June 1, 2015

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Soccer beats baseball in game of Cuban detente

In a landmark act of sports diplomacy, soccer's New York Cosmos on Tuesday become the first U.S. professional team to play in Cuba since Presidents Raul Castro and Barack Obama announced their... Read more »

Published June 1, 2015

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Blackhawks roll into Cup Finals, beating Ducks 5-3 in Game 7

Jonathan Toews and the Chicago Blackhawks dealt with Game 7 pressure in the same way they've handled just about everything during their incredible seven-year playoff run. Read more »

Published May 30, 2015

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Former quadriplegic runs, walks to show others they can

The worst day of Aaron Baker's life wasn't when the then-20-year-old professional motocross racer crashed his bike one spring day in 1999, flew over the handlebars and hit the ground head-first,... Read more »

Published May 30, 2015

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Tennis career Grand Slam winner Doris Hart dies at 89

Tennis great Doris Hart, who won each Grand Slam tournament at least once, and once won three Wimbledon titles in a single day, has died. Read more »

Published May 30, 2015

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Small clubs, youth teams feel victimized by FIFA scandal

The accused in the FIFA scandal are easy to spot: globe-trotting executives charged with diverting millions meant to build the game to their personal accounts. Those who feel victimized aren't as... Read more »

Published May 30, 2015

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Blatter says FIFA corruption probe won't lead to him

Having come through another FIFA election largely unscathed, Sepp Blatter was in a typically defiant mood Saturday when addressing the challenges that still lie ahead. Read more »

Published May 30, 2015

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What would happen if Western powers boycotted World Cup?

What would happen if Sepp Blatter hosts a World Cup and most of Europe, several South American powers and the United States don't show up? Read more »

Published May 30, 2015

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Bengals' Devon Still asks for prayers for sick daughter

Cincinnati Bengals defensive tackle Devon Still is asking for prayers for his daughter, Leah, who's had a setback in her fight against cancer. Read more »

Published May 30, 2015

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Lightning strike: Tampa Bay beats Rangers, will play for Cup

The only history the Tampa Bay Lightning were interested in was what they would create. Read more »

Published May 29, 2015

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Magic hire former player Scott Skiles as head coach

The Orlando Magic have hired former player Scott Skiles as their next head coach. Read more »

Published May 29, 2015

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Sepp Blatter wins re-election as FIFA president

Sepp Blatter has been re-elected as FIFA president for a fifth term, chosen to lead world soccer despite separate U.S. and Swiss criminal investigations into corruption. Read more »

Published May 29, 2015

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South Africa shaken by FIFA corruption probe

In the spring of 2004, a frail, unwell Nelson Mandela ignored his doctor’s advice and flew halfway around the globe to meet with a prominent soccer official. Read more »

Published May 28, 2015

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Chicago Bulls fire coach Tom Thibodeau after 5 seasons

Chicago advanced to the Eastern Conference finals that season, but it's the only time the Bulls have made it past the second round under Thibodeau, whose relationship with the front office was... Read more »

Published May 28, 2015

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Putin accuses US of meddling into FIFA affairs

Russian President Vladimir Putin accused the United States of meddling in FIFA's affairs and hinted that it was part of an attempt to take the 2018 World Cup away from his country. Read more »

Published May 28, 2015

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Warriors eliminate Rockets, end 40-year NBA Finals drought

Stephen Curry had 26 points and eight rebounds, Harrison Barnes added 24 points and the Golden State Warriors advanced to the NBA Finals for the first time in 40 years with a 104-90 victory over... Read more »

Published May 27, 2015

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