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8 people arrested in Latvia in match-fixing probe


Associated Press

RIGA, Latvia (AP) -- Latvian police say eight people have been arrested on suspicion of fixing a Champions League qualifying-round game last year. Police spokesman Dairis...full story
updated 2014-10-24 10:43 PM
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Tatsuma Ito of Japan returns a shot against Stanislas Wawrinka of Switzerland during their first round match of Japan Open Tennis Championships in Tokyo, Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi) Barcelona's Lionel Messi, partially hidden by teammates, is congratulated by Neymar, left, and Barcelona's Andres Iniesta, right, as they celebrate his sides's first goal during the Champions League Group F soccer match between Paris Saint German and Barcelona at Parc des Princes stadium in Paris, France, Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014. (AP Photo/Michel Euler) Atletico's Saul, up center, and Juventus' Arturo Vidal, right,  go for a header during the Group A Champions League soccer match between Atletico De Madrid and Juventus at the Vicente Calderon stadium in Madrid, Spain, Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014. (AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza) Kei Nishikori of Japan watches the ball while playing against Ivan Dodig of Croatia during their first round match of Japan Open Tennis Championships in Tokyo, Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi) Atletico's Arda Turan, left, turns away after scoring past Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon during the Group A Champions League soccer match between Atletico de Madrid and Juventus at the Vicente Calderon stadium in Madrid, Spain, Wednesday Oct. 1, 2014. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki) New York Yankees designated hitter Derek Jeter lines out to shortstop in the first inning of a baseball game against the Boston Red Sox Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014, at Fenway Park in Boston. This was the last baseball game of Jeter's career.  (AP Photo/Elise Amendola) Europe San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Madison Bumgarner throws against the Pittsburgh Pirates in the first inning of a wild-card playoff baseball game Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Don Wright) Liverpool's Mario Balotelli, center, leaves the pitch at halftime during the Champions League Group B soccer match between FC Basel 1893 and Liverpool FC, at the St. Jakob-Park stadium in Basel, Switzerland, Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014. (AP Photo/Keystone, Peter Klaunzer) San Francisco Giants right fielder Hunter Pence (8) bumps into second baseman Joe Panik after Panik caught a fly ball by Pittsburgh Pirates' Gaby Sanchez in the second inning of the NL wild-card playoff baseball game Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Don Wright)
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8 people arrested in Latvia in match-fixing probe

Associated Press

RIGA, Latvia (AP) -- Latvian police say eight people have been arrested on suspicion of fixing a Champions League qualifying-round game last year. Police spokesman Dairis....Fullstory

2014-10-24 10:43 PM

Detroit Lions are loving life in England so far
By CHRIS LEHOURITES
Associated Press

BAGSHOT, England (AP) -- Most of the NFL teams that have arrived early and spent a week practicing in England have praised the local facilities....Fullstory

2014-10-24 10:02 PM

Australia 282-8 at tea, Warner out for 133

Associated Press

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- Pakistan newcomer Yasir Shah and Zulfiqar Babar exposed Australia's vulnerability against spinners by reducing the visitors to 282-8 at....Fullstory

2014-10-24 08:22 PM

Suarez to return in clasico after biting ban Suarez to return in clasico after biting ban

Associated Press

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) -- Barcelona's coach says Luis Suarez will play his first minutes against Real Madrid on Saturday after completing his ban for biting....Fullstory

2014-10-24 08:22 PM

Whiteford leads at halfway in Perth International

Associated Press

PERTH, Australia (AP) -- Peter Whiteford of Scotland had back-to-back rounds of 66 to hold a one-shot lead at the halfway mark of the Perth....Fullstory

2014-10-24 08:01 PM

Australian Results

Associated Press

BC-SOC--Australian Results Australian Football Results CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA (AP) -- Results from Australian football: Australia A-League ....Fullstory

2014-10-24 07:42 PM

Warner on 133no with Australia in trouble at 207-4

Associated Press

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- While David Warner produced his third successive test century, Pakistan snatched four quick wickets at lunch to leave Australia....Fullstory

2014-10-24 05:01 PM

Heavy rain washes out play in Blue Bay LPGA

Associated Press

HAINAN ISLAND, China (AP) -- Heavy rain washed out play Friday in the Blue Bay LPGA, forcing tour officials to cut the inaugural tournament from....Fullstory

2014-10-24 04:22 PM

Islanders beat Bruins 3-2, Chara injured

Associated Press

BOSTON (AP) -- Former Bruins backup goaltender Chad Johnson stopped 30 shots and Kyle Okposo put New York ahead in the second period to help....Fullstory

2014-10-24 02:42 PM

South Africa beats NZ by 72 runs in 2nd ODI

Associated Press

MOUNT MAUNGANUI, New Zealand (AP) -- South Africa beat New Zealand by 72 runs in the second one-day cricket international on Friday to lead the....Fullstory

2014-10-24 02:22 PM

Negredo fit, makes first squad for Valencia

Associated Press

VALENCIA, Spain (AP) -- Alvaro Negredo has made Valencia's squad for the first time since breaking a foot before his move from Manchester City. The Spanish....Fullstory

2014-10-24 10:42 PM

Beale fined but avoids further ban for texts

Associated Press

SYDNEY (AP) -- Kurtley Beale has been fined 45,000 Australian dollars ($40,000) for sending an offensive photograph to a female Australian Rugby Union employee but....Fullstory

2014-10-24 09:01 PM

Angerer, Wambach on short list for Ballon d'Or

Associated Press

ZURICH (AP) -- Germany goalkeeper Nadine Angerer and U.S. all-time leading scorer Abby Wambach are on the shortlist for FIFA's Ballon d'Or award for the....Fullstory

2014-10-24 08:22 PM

Pakistan vs Australia Scoreboard

Associated Press

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- Scoreboard Friday at tea on the third day of the first test between Pakistan and Australia at Dubai International....Fullstory

2014-10-24 08:01 PM

Rafael Nadal pulls out of Paris Masters

Associated Press

PARIS (AP) -- Paris Masters organizers say third-ranked Rafael Nadal has pulled out of the tournament next week for "personal reasons." The organizers did not elaborate. Nadal....Fullstory

2014-10-24 07:42 PM

BC-TEN--WTA Tour Championships Results

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BC-TEN--WTA Tour Championships Results WTA Tour Championships Results SINGAPORE (AP) -- Results Friday from the WTA Tour Championships at Singapore Indoor Stadium at Singapore Sports Hub (seedings....Fullstory

2014-10-24 05:01 PM

Aussie Murdaca leads Asia-Pacific amateur

Associated Press

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) -- Antonio Murdaca shot a 4-under 68 to lead the Asia Pacific Amateur Golf Championship after two rounds by a shot from....Fullstory

2014-10-24 04:42 PM

Your Top Plays for Today
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

Your Top Plays for Today: AP's Sports Guide ___ --MANNING THROWS 3 TD PASSES TO SANDERS, BRONCOS BEAT CHARGERS 35-21 Peyton Manning and Emmanuel Sanders connected for three....Fullstory

2014-10-24 03:22 PM

National Hockey League Standings
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Montreal 7 6 1 0 12 22 21 Detroit 7 4 1 2 10 16 13 Tampa Bay 7 4 2 1 9 21 14 Ottawa 5 4 1 0 8 14 10 Boston 9 4 5 0 8 22 23 Toronto 7 3 3 1 7 20 21 Florida 6 2 2 2 6 9 14 Buffalo 8 1 7 0 2 9 28 Metropolitan Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA N.Y. Islanders 7 5 2 0 10 25 22 Columbus 6 4 2 0 8 20 16 Washington 6 3 1 2 8 20 14 N.Y. Rangers 7 4 3 0 8 21 23 Pittsburgh 6 3 2 1 7 22 19 New Jersey 6 3 2 1 7 20 20 Philadelphia 7 2 3 2 6 22 28 Carolina 6 0 4 2 2 11 23 WESTERN CONFERENCE Central Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Nashville 7 5 0 2 12 19 13 Chicago 6 4 1 1 9 18 10 Dallas 6 3 1 2 8 21 20 Minnesota 5 3 2 0 6 12 4 St. Louis 6 2 3 1 5 13 13 Winnipeg 6 2 4 0 4 11 16 Colorado 7 1 4 2 4 12 24 Pacific Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Anaheim 7 6 1 0 12 25 14 Los Angeles 7 5 1 1 11 17 10 Calgary 9 5 3 1 11 25 19 San Jose 8 4 3 1 9 27 25 Vancouver 6 4 2 0 8 20 17 Arizona 6 2 3 1 5 16 24 Edmonton 7 2 4 1 5 17 29 NOTE: Two points for a win, one point....Fullstory

2014-10-24 02:22 PM

Steve Nash ruled out for season with back injury
By GREG BEACHAM
Associated Press

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Los Angeles Lakers guard Steve Nash has been ruled out for the season with a back injury, putting the two-time NBA....Fullstory

2014-10-24 01:01 PM

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