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Germans set 10-year plan, want Euro 2024

By NESHA STARCEVIC
Associated Press

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) -- At a reception shortly before Christmas, German football federation president Wolfgang Niersbach said his plan for the holidays was to sit...full story
updated 2014-12-22 08:22 PM
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FILE - This is a  Sept. 12, 1974  file photo of heavyweight champion George Foreman as he carries two unidentified little girls as he arrives at Kinshasa, Zaire Airport, where the fight for the championship against Muhammad Ali will take place in October. Boxing promoter Don King is seen in background, centre, in green shirt. It was 40 years ago that two men met just before dawn on Oct. 30, 1974, to earn $5 million in the Rumble in the Jungle. In one of boxing's most memorable moments, Muhammad Ali stopped the fearsome George Foreman to recapture the heavyweight title in the impoverished African nation of Zaire. (AP Photo, File) FILE - This is a Oct. 30, 1974  file photo of Muhammad Ali winces as he takes a George Foreman left to the jaw in fifth round of their heavyweight championship bout in Kinshasa, Zaire.   Ali knocked out Foreman in the eighth round to regain the title. It was 40 years ago that two men met just before dawn on Oct. 30, 1974, to earn $5 million in the Rumble in the Jungle. In one of boxing's most memorable moments, Muhammad Ali stopped the fearsome George Foreman to recapture the heavyweight title in the impoverished African nation of Zaire.  (AP Photo/Ed Kolenovsky, File) San Francisco Giants' Pablo Sandoval   celebrates after Game 7 of baseball's World Series against the Kansas City Royals Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, in Kansas City, Mo. The Giants won 3-2 to win the series. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum) A Kansas City Royals fan sits in the stands after Game 7 of baseball's World Series against the San Francisco Giants, Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, in Kansas City, Mo. The Giants won 3-2 to win the series.(AP Photo/Jeff Roberson) San Francisco police officers work to break up a large crowd who were celebrating after the San Francisco Giants won the World Series baseball game against the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, in San Francisco.  There were several reports of fires being set and violence breaking out after the Giants win. (AP Photo/Noah Berger) FILE - In this May 11, 1958 file photo, Belgian driver, Olivier Gendebien, waves as he is flagged in to win the 42nd running of what the organizers claim to be the oldest car race in the world:  the  Targa Florio,  May 11, 1958.  Gendebien teamed with Italy's Luigi Musso, driving a Ferrari. The race was over 605 miles, covered in 14 laps in the countryside around Palermo.  The Italo-Belgian team covered the distance in 10 hours, 37 minutes and 58.1 seconds for an average of 58.52 mph. (AP Photo) San Francisco Giants' Pablo Sandoval celebrates after catching the final out in the ninth inning of Game 7 of baseball's World Series against the Kansas City Royals Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, in Kansas City, Mo.  (AP Photo/David J. Phillip) FILE - This is a Thursday, Sept. 12, 1974  file photo of Muhammad Ali, who is due to fight World Champion Georeg Foreman  tells a crowd of boxing fans in N' Sele Zaire,   "Ako bo mai ye,"  which translates from Zaire's Lingalla dialect as: "I will kill him."  Ali's trainer Angelo Dundee is at left,  It was 40 years ago that two men met just before dawn on Oct. 30, 1974, to earn $5 million in the Rumble in the Jungle. In one of boxing's most memorable moments, Muhammad Ali stopped the fearsome George Foreman to recapture the heavyweight title in the impoverished African nation of Zaire.   (AP Photo/Horst Faas, File) San Francisco Giants fans celebrate next to debris that has been set on fire in the Mission district after the San Francisco Giants beat the Kansas City Royals to win the World Series on Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, in San Francisco.  (AP Photo/Noah Berger) FILE - This is a Oct. 15, 1974,  file photo of George Foreman s he laughs under his headgear at N'Sele, Zaire , after he boxed the first sparring rounds since he suffered an injury over his right eye 29 days ago. The injury had forced a 5 week delay of his fight with Muhammad Ali. It was 40 years ago that two men met just before dawn on Oct. 30, 1974, to earn $5 million in the Rumble in the Jungle. In one of boxing's most memorable moments, Muhammad Ali stopped the fearsome George Foreman to recapture the heavyweight title in the impoverished African nation of Zaire. (AP Photo/Horst Faas, File)
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Germans set 10-year plan, want Euro 2024
By NESHA STARCEVIC
Associated Press

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) -- At a reception shortly before Christmas, German football federation president Wolfgang Niersbach said his plan for the holidays was to sit....Fullstory

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