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Blatter, Platini face FIFA ethics hearings within 2 weeks

GENEVA (AP) — Facing life bans for corruption, Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini are expected to go before the FIFA ethics committee within two weeks.

Last Updated on Friday, 04 December 2015

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Ohio State players in watch-and-wait playoff mode

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COLUMBUS — The Ohio State football playoff publicity machine is spinning into motion.

Last Updated on Friday, 04 December 2015

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Injured Cavaliers’ point guard Kyrie Irving feeling better mentally and physically, says he’s ‘in a great place’

INDEPENDENCE — Kyrie Irving spoke to the media Thursday following practice at Cleveland Clinic Courts. That alone is an indication he’s getting close to returning.

Last Updated on Friday, 04 December 2015

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Conferences protect bowl teams from taking big financial hit

Five years after Connecticut lost a reported $1.8 million from playing in the Fiesta Bowl, college sports conferences have cut better deals with bowls and put mechanisms in place to protect schools from taking big financial hits from playing in the postseason.

Last Updated on Friday, 04 December 2015

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No date set yet for sentencing of Oscar Pistorius for murder

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A day after South Africa's top appeals court convicted Oscar Pistorius of murder, prosecutors on Friday pushed for the Olympian runner to appear in court as soon as possible so that a date can be set for his sentencing.

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Hail Mary helps Packers close in on NFC North lead

DETROIT (AP) — It's a play Mike McCarthy says the Packers practice every Saturday — because they've been victimized by this type of desperation heave in the past and want their defense to be prepared to stop it.

Last Updated on Friday, 04 December 2015

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UCLA upsets No. 1 Kentucky 87-77

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Steve Alford barely mentioned last year's 39-point drubbing by Kentucky and showed no video of it in preparing UCLA for the rematch.

Last Updated on Friday, 04 December 2015

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Prison looms for Oscar Pistorius after murder conviction

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Oscar Pistorius was convicted of murder on Thursday by a South African appeals court that described the once-glittering story of the double-amputee Olympian and Reeva Steenkamp, the girlfriend he killed in his home in 2013, as "a human tragedy of Shakespearean proportions."

Last Updated on Thursday, 03 December 2015

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