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Le Monde: Diack tells police of Russian political donation

PARIS (AP) — The Russian doping scandal took a new twist Friday when a French newspaper reported that former IAAF President Lamine Diack asked Russia for more than $1 million to fund the political opposition in his native Senegal.

Last Updated on Friday, 18 December 2015

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Blatter calls Monday news conference after FIFA verdicts

ZURICH (AP) — Sepp Blatter has called a news conference on Monday to respond to the FIFA ethics committee's verdict.

Last Updated on Friday, 18 December 2015

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Ohio State defense makes adjustments for Fiesta Bowl

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State was already missing suspended defensive tackle Adolphus Washington.

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Shorthanded Cavaliers get big win over rolling Thunder thanks to big games from LeBron James, Tristan Thompson

CLEVELAND — LeBron James and the Cavaliers — at least those healthy enough to play — made a statement Thursday night.

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Blue Jackets beat Coyotes 7-5 to end 5-game losing streak

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The Columbus Blue Jackets are in the bottom third of the league in goals scored per game. They'd be a lot lower if not for a couple of games against Arizona.

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Sour note: Bands don't always get to play on at bowl games

There's no question marching bands and cheerleading squads add to the atmosphere at college football games, especially during bowl season.

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Cavs guard Iman Shumpert delivers singer fiancee's baby

CLEVELAND (AP) — Paging, Dr. Shumpert.

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Gut tops Vonn by .01 seconds to win World Cup super-combined

VAL D'ISERE, France (AP) — Swiss skier Lara Gut beat American Lindsey Vonn by .01 seconds to win a thrilling World Cup super-combined race on Friday and deprive Vonn of a fifth straight win.

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