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ZURICH (AP) — FIFA has fired deputy secretary general Markus Kattner after allegedly uncovering financial wrongdoing during an internal investigation. Kattner, who joined FIFA as director of finance in 2003, has been temporarily filling the top administrative job of world soccer...
Former NBA player Etan Thomas has called out a woman he says denied him a seat next to her on a crowded train, only to offer it up to another passenger. He wrote in a Friday Facebook post that he asked a woman if he could sit next to her on a crowded train but was told the seat...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A senior House Democrat has found that National Football League officials improperly sought to influence a government study on the link between football and brain disease. The report by New Jersey Rep. Frank Pallone says the league tried to strong-arm the...
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French Open (all times local): ___ 6:35 p.m. Cagla Buyukakcay has become the first woman from Turkey to win a main-draw match at a Grand Slam tournament. The 83rd-ranked Buyukakcay, who got into the French Open via qualifying, beat 98th-ranked...
Former NBA player Etan Thomas has called out a woman he says denied him a seat next to her on a crowded train, only to offer it up to another passenger. He writes in a Friday Facebook post that he asked a woman if he could sit next to her on a crowded train but was told the seat...
The assistant trainer for Nyquist says the Kentucky Derby winner's trip to Belmont Park has been delayed because the colt developed a "slightly elevated temperature." Jack Sisterson, trainer Doug O'Neill's assistant, says the 3-year-colt who finished third in Saturday's...
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Louis van Gaal's career at Manchester United appears to be nearing the end after two turbulent years. Van Gaal arrived at United's training ground on Monday amid reports that he was going to be fired. The 64-year-old Van Gaal had already told reporters...
MADRID (AP) — Only by Barcelona's incredibly high standards can winning back-to-back doubles seem like a disappointment. The team led by Lionel Messi added the Copa del Rey to its Spanish league title on Sunday, but fell short of repeating its treble from last season. The...
NEW YORK (AP) — Tom Brady will appeal his four-game suspension by the NFL, seeking a second hearing before the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court. The decision by the New England Patriots quarterback was confirmed Monday by NFL Players Association spokesman George Atallah. If the appeal is...