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May 27, 2015 - 2:07pm
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ZURICH (AP) — Blatter says FIFA will work hard with authorities to 'root out any misconduct'

May 27, 2015 - 2:06pm
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SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The San Jose Sharks will hire Peter DeBoer as their new head coach.

A person familiar with the search said Wednesday that DeBoer will be formally introduced later this week. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the team had not announced the hire yet. ESPN first reported the move.

DeBoer has coached seven seasons in the NHL with Florida and New Jersey. He made the playoffs just one time when he led the Devils to...

May 27, 2015 - 1:57pm
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ZURICH (AP) — FIFA provisionally bans 11 people from all soccer-related activities over corruption cases.

May 27, 2015 - 1:49pm
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LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — Chicago Bears chairman George McCaskey says he has repeatedly second-guessed his decision to approve the Ray McDonald signing and asked himself what he could have done differently.

McCaskey thought the Bears were thorough before signing the defensive end to a one-year deal in late March and had the safeguards in place to make the move work.

McDonald was released Monday following a domestic violence arrest in Northern...

May 27, 2015 - 1:43pm
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WARSAW, Poland (AP) — UEFA says the election scheduled Friday to elect FIFA's president should be postponed and that it will consider boycotting this week's FIFA congress following the arrests of soccer officials in Zurich.

UEFA general secretary Gianni Infantino says the corruption investigations into FIFA "tarnish the image of football as a whole" and said European football associations will debate on Thursday whether to boycott the Zurich congress.

May 27, 2015 - 1:40pm
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NEW YORK (AP) — The Angels have acquired outfielder Kirk Nieuwenhuis from the New York Mets for cash considerations.

The 27-year-old Nieuwenhuis had appeared in 27 games with six starts this season, going 3 for 38, an .079 average. A former third-round draft pick, Nieuwenhuis has played in parts of four seasons in the majors, batting .230 with 13 home runs, 31 doubles, three triples and 60 RBIs. He was designated for assignment May 19.

The Angels say...

May 27, 2015 - 1:30pm
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EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer says Adrian Peterson has two choices: He can either play for the Vikings or he cannot play at all.

The star running back has missed the first two days of optional team practices and is not expected to attend any of the optional workouts this summer. He has been upset with the team for a perceived lack of support while he faced a child abuse charge last season and his representatives have said he should play...

May 27, 2015 - 1:30pm
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May 27, 2015 - 1:30pm
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WARSAW, Poland (AP) — UEFA calls for postponement of FIFA presidential election, may boycott congress.

May 27, 2015 - 1:19pm
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PITTSBURGH (AP) — DeAngelo Williams is ready to begin the second act of his NFL career in Pittsburgh.

The longtime Carolina Panthers running back signed a two-year deal to join the Steelers in March. While the 32-year-old Williams is Carolina's all-time leading rusher he understands he will serve as a backup to All-Pro Le'Veon Bell in Pittsburgh.

Williams, however, will likely start 2015 as the starter. Bell is appealing a three-game suspension...

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