FIFA judges want 2-year ban for Niersbach in 2006 bid case

GENEVA (AP) — Just 10 days after the rebranded FIFA Council met for the first time, one of its members faces being banned from soccer in fallout from World Cup corruption allegations.

  • Written by GRAHAM DUNBAR, AP Sports Writer

Phil Mickelson to forfeit nearly $1 million in SEC case

NEW YORK (AP) — The professional golfer Phil Mickelson has agreed to forfeit nearly $1 million that the Securities and Exchange Commission said was unfairly earned on a tip from an insider trading scheme conducted by a former corporate director and a professional gambler.

  • Written by MARCY GORDON, AP Business Writer TOM HAYS, AP Business Writer

Roger Federer pulls out of French Open

PARIS (AP) — Roger Federer pulled out of the French Open on Thursday, ending his record of appearing in 65 consecutive Grand Slam tournaments dating back to 2000.

  • Written by JEROME PUGMIRE, AP Sports Writer