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Tennis umpires banned over corruption; 4 officials suspended

LONDON (AP) — The International Tennis Federation says two umpires have been banned for corruption offenses and four more are suspended.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 09 February 2016

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Newton defends actions after Super Bowl: I will not conform

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Panthers quarterback Cam Newton said Tuesday that he's "sore loser," but defended walking out of a press conference after the Super Bowl by saying he didn't feel like talking to the media after Carolina's 24-10 loss to the Denver Broncos.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 09 February 2016

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Louisville's Pitino awaits NCAA interview about sex scandal

Coach Rick Pitino said Tuesday morning that he is still waiting to be interviewed by the NCAA about an escort's allegations that a former Cardinals staffer hired her and other dancers for sex parties at the team's dormitory.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 09 February 2016

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Pitcher Craig Stammen, Indians agree to minor league deal

CLEVELAND (AP) — Right-hander Craig Stammen has agreed to a minor league contract with the Cleveland Indians and will report to big league spring training.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 09 February 2016

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Bengals sign free agents Chykie Brown, Darryl Baldwin

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Bengals signed cornerback Chykie Brown and offensive tackle Darryl Baldwin on Monday, adding free agents who didn't play in the NFL last season.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 09 February 2016

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Kenya planning on track for Rio Olympics; No Zika boycott

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenya is preparing as planned for the Rio de Janeiro Olympics while also monitoring the outbreak of the Zika virus in Brazil, the official in charge of the country's team said Tuesday.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 09 February 2016

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Super Bowl gets 111.9 million viewers, down from last year

NEW YORK (AP) — Setting television viewership records with the Super Bowl has become almost routine, but this year's average of 111.9 million viewers for Denver's victory over Carolina is down from the past two years.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 09 February 2016

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Agent confirms Marshawn Lynch intends to retire

SEATTLE (AP) — Marshawn Lynch intends to retire from football.

Last Updated on Monday, 08 February 2016

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