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June 3, 2015 - 4:32am
17 min 44 sec ago

PARIS (AP) — Interpol has put six men with ties to FIFA on its most wanted list, issuing an international alert for two former FIFA officials and four executives on charges including racketeering and corruption.

The "Red Notices" announced Wednesday were for former FIFA vice president Jack Warner of Trinidad and former executive committee member Nicolas Leoz of Paraguay.

Others listed were Argentinians Alejandro Burzaco and brothers Hugo and Mariano...

June 3, 2015 - 4:18am
17 min 44 sec ago

PARIS (AP) — Interpol puts 6 linked to FIFA on most wanted list on racketeering, corruption charges.

June 3, 2015 - 4:14am
17 min 44 sec ago

MADRID (AP) — Real Madrid has hired Rafa Benitez as its new coach to replace the fired Carlo Ancelotti.

The Spanish team says the 55-year-old Benitez has agreed to a three-year contract.

Benitez, who began his coaching career in Madrid's youth academy, will return to the Spanish league where he led Valencia to two titles in 2002 and 2004 before joining Liverpool, where he won the 2005 Champions League.

Ancelotti guided Madrid to...

June 3, 2015 - 4:10am
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MADRID (AP) — Rafa Benitez has been appointed Real Madrid coach.

June 3, 2015 - 3:14am
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The chairman of Football Federation Australia says bidding for the 2022 World Cup awarded to Qatar was not clean, explaining in an extraordinary open letter Wednesday how he felt Australia never had a chance to be given hosting rights.

The day after FIFA President Sepp Blatter announced he was resigning his post and would call a new election within nine months, FFA chairman Frank Lowy said "world football might just be at the dawn of a new era."

Lowy...

June 3, 2015 - 3:01am
17 min 44 sec ago

TUESDAY'S RESULTS

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL

Miami 5, Chicago Cubs 2

St. Louis 1, Milwaukee 0

Texas 15, Chicago White Sox 2

WEDNESDAY'S SCHEDULE

NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE

Chicago at Tampa Bay, 7 p.m.

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL

Milwaukee at St. Louis, 12:45 p.m.

Chicago White Sox at Texas, 7:05 p.m...

June 3, 2015 - 2:26am
17 min 44 sec ago

SEATTLE (AP) — Garrett Jones hit a three-run homer in the top of the 11th inning and Andrew Miller preserved the lead in the bottom half Tuesday night by striking out Nelson Cruz with two on to end the New York Yankees' 5-3 victory over the Seattle Mariners.

Stephen Drew tied it in the ninth with an RBI double off Seattle closer Fernando Rodney as New York took the first two games of this three-game series.

With two outs, Jones drilled a fastball...

June 3, 2015 - 2:11am
17 min 44 sec ago
BC-BBN--Leaders
TODAY'S MAJOR LEAGUE LEADERS
By The Associated Press
NATIONAL LEAGUE

BATTING_DGordon, Miami, .367; Goldschmidt, Arizona, .355; LeMahieu, Colorado, .339; AGonzalez, Los Angeles, .332; Harper, Washington, .329; Rizzo, Chicago, .317; Pollock, Arizona, .314; YEscobar, Washington, .314.

RUNS_Harper, Washington, 43;...

June 3, 2015 - 2:11am
17 min 44 sec ago
BC-BBA--Leaders
TODAY'S MAJOR LEAGUE LEADERS
By The Associated Press
AMERICAN LEAGUE

BATTING_Fielder, Texas, .355; Kipnis, Cleveland, .333; MiCabrera, Detroit, .332; NCruz, Seattle, .330; Ellsbury, New York, .324; Moustakas, Kansas City, .318; AvGarcia, Chicago, .314; Donaldson, Toronto, .314; Vogt, Oakland, .314.

RUNS_Donaldson,...

June 3, 2015 - 1:32am
17 min 44 sec ago

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Andrew McCutchen had four hits and drove in two runs, Pedro Alvarez drove in a pair and the Pittsburgh Pirates won for the 10th time in 12 games, beating the San Francisco Giants 7-4 Tuesday night.

Jordy Mercer hit his first home run of the season and Neil Walker drove in a run as the Pirates clinched their third series win in the last five played in San Francisco.

Brandon Crawford hit a two-run home run and Buster Posey drove in...

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