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Report: Germany paid FIFA members bribes for 2006 World Cup

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's winning bid for the 2006 World Cup was aided by bribes paid to FIFA executive committee members, the German newsweekly Der Spiegel reported Friday.

Last Updated on Friday, 16 October 2015

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Izzo would like to see college rules mirror NBA's more

CHICAGO (AP) — If Michigan State coach Tom Izzo had his way, college basketball would take a few more pages from the NBA rulebook.

Last Updated on Friday, 16 October 2015

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Bengals' Dalton changing perceptions with his torrid start

CINCINNATI (AP) — Andy Dalton got accustomed to hearing boos as he led the Bengals to the playoffs each of his first four seasons. Every interception brought another torrent. Every playoff loss seemed to seal his reputation.

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Browns tight end Gary Barnidge emerges as big playmaker

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — An avid film buff and part-time critic, Browns tight end Gary Barnidge takes 10 fans and a few teammates to the movies every week.

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Mets' clinching 3-2 win puts them in NLCS vs. Cubs

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two teams with plenty of history, just none against each other in the postseason, will decide who represents the National League in the World Series.

Last Updated on Friday, 16 October 2015

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University cross-country team suspended over naked run plan

LAWRENCE, N.J. (AP) — Rider University suspended its entire men's cross-country team from a meet because the school concluded the runners were planning a naked run that amounted to hazing.

Last Updated on Friday, 16 October 2015

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Cavaliers' James could sit out rest of preseason

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cavaliers coach David Blatt said Thursday that LeBron James might not play for the remainder of Cleveland's exhibition season.

Last Updated on Friday, 16 October 2015

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Ohio State dons black uniforms for game against Penn State

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — One of the first questions for Ohio State coach Urban Meyer at his press conference Monday was not about the use of dual quarterbacks in the red zone, or how Braxton Miller is being utilized as a receiver.

Last Updated on Thursday, 15 October 2015

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