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  1. Brazil federation to clarify controversial league handball decisi...

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    SAO PAULO -- The Brazilian confederation is meeting with the captains of all 20 first-division teams to try to clarify a controversial change in the way referees have been giving handball decisions, hoping to ease criticism from clubs, coaches and th...

    Story | Conversation | October 02, 2014
  2. David Beckham's earnings drop 10 percent since retirement

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    LONDON -- David Beckham's income from personal sponsorship deals dropped by around 10 percent in the year the former Manchester United and Real Madrid star retired from football. The 2013 accounts for the company that handles Beckham's personal endor...

    Story | Conversation | October 02, 2014
  3. FIFA recognizes Nigerian federation elections

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    ABUJA, Nigeria -- FIFA has recognized this week's Nigeria Football Federation elections and says it has sent a letter congratulating new president Amaju Pinnick. Pinnick was elected on Tuesday after months of turmoil in Nigerian football. The country...

    Story | Conversation | October 02, 2014
  4. Jacksonville Jaguars say suspended Justin Blackmon is in treatmen...

    Suspended Jacksonville Jaguars receiver Justin Blackmon has voluntarily checked into a treatment facility and seems to be doing well.

    Story | Conversation | October 01, 2014
  5. Bordeaux captain Lamine Sane out for up to 7 weeks

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    BORDEAUX, France -- Bordeaux captain Lamine Sane will be out for up to seven weeks after surgery on his right knee on Wednesday. Sane was hurt a month ago in a 2-1 win over Evian in the French league, and was operated on in Marseille by orthopedic su...

    Story | Conversation | October 01, 2014
  6. Iowa Hawkeyes refuse to reinstate fired women's field hockey coac...

    The University of Iowa is refusing to reinstate fired women's field hockey coach Tracey Griesbaum or to investigate what her supporters call a pattern of unfair treatment of female coaches, according to correspondence obtained by The Associated Press.

    Story | Conversation | October 01, 2014
  7. MLS fines Sporting KC's Igor Juliao and Colorado Rapids' Carlos A...

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    NEW YORK -- Sporting KC defender Igor Juliao and Colorado Rapids midfielder Carlos Alvarez have been fined undisclosed amounts by Major League Soccer. Juliao was sanctioned for striking an opponent in the head with an open hand against the New Englan...

    Story | Conversation | October 01, 2014
  8. Gremio fans accused of racial abuse in Brazilian cup match

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    International News

    Story | Conversation | October 01, 2014
  9. FIFA insists Women's World Cup will be on artificial turf

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    A FIFA official says there are no plans to reconsider playing the Women's World Cup on artificial turf.

    Story | Conversation | October 01, 2014
  10. Derek Jeter launches website to connect athletes to fans

    Derek Jeter was one of the world's most covered athletes in media during his 20-season career with the New York Yankees. Now, he's joining media with a new website devoted to delivering athletes' "unfiltered" views to the fans.

    Story | Conversation | October 01, 2014
  11. Juventus' Romulo out for month after hernia operation

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    TURIN, Italy -- Juventus midfielder Romulo will be sidelined for a month after a hernia operation. The Serie A side say Romulo underwent "successful bilateral sports hernia surgery in Monaco" on Tuesday, and is expected to be back in action in 30 day...

    Story | Conversation | September 30, 2014
  12. Zimbabwe submits bid to host 2017 African Cup

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    HARARE, Zimbabwe -- Zimbabwe has formally submitted a bid to host the 2017 African Cup of Nations, the first attempt by the troubled country to host a major sports event since its contentious co-hosting of the cricket World Cup over a decade ago. The...

    Story | Conversation | September 30, 2014
  13. Nepal football chief Ganesh Thapa accused of embezzling millions

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    #INSERT type:image caption:Nepal has accused football association chief Ganesh Thapa, at right, of embezzling millions. END# KATMANDU, Nepal -- Nepal's powerful parliamentary committee accused the long-time chief of the national football association ...

    Story | Conversation | September 30, 2014
  14. Brazil's sports tribunal has given Chile playmaker Jorge Valdivia...

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    Palmeiras news

    Story | Conversation | September 29, 2014
  15. Major League Baseball to add seventh umpire to crews for LCS, Wor...

    A person familiar with the plan tells The Associated Press that Major League Baseball will tweak its postseason tradition and add a seventh umpire to rotate between the replay booth and field for the World Series and league championship series.

    Story | Conversation | September 29, 2014
  16. Manchester United exploring friendlies during season

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    Man United

    Story | Conversation | September 29, 2014