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Luis Figo enters FIFA presidential race against Blatter


Associated Press

MADRID (AP) -- Luis Figo says he wants to become FIFA president and has the nominations needed to be an official candidate against Sepp Blatter. The...full story
updated 2015-01-28 09:01 PM
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Tiger Woods acknowledges the gallery after making his putt on the first green during the second round of the Hero World Challenge golf tournament on Friday, Dec. 5, 2014, in Windermere, Fla. (AP Photo/Willie J. Allen Jr.) Patrick Reed tees off on the third hole during the second round of the Hero World Challenge golf tournament on Friday, Dec. 5, 2014, in Windermere, Fla. (AP Photo/Willie J. Allen Jr.) Dortmund's Ilkay Gundogan celebrates his goal during the German Bundesliga soccer match between Borussia Dortmund and TSG Hoffenheim in Dortmund,  Germany, Friday, Dec. 5, 2014. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner) Tiger Woods gives the crowd a smile from the 18th green during the final round of the Hero World Challenge golf tournament on Sunday, Dec. 7, 2014, in Windermere, Fla. (AP Photo/Willie J. Allen Jr.) Manchester City's Sergio Aguero walks off injured during the English Premier League soccer match between Manchester City and Everton at the Etihad Stadium, Manchester, England, Saturday Dec. 6, 2014. (AP Photo/Jon Super) FILE - In this March 7, 2008, file photo, Lori Chalupny, left, of the U.S., vies for the ball with Italy's Melania Gabbiadini, right, during their Algarve Cup women's soccer match in Alvor, Portugal. Chalupny was called one of the "top five players in the world" a few years ago by a former coach. Despite this, she hasn't played for the United States national team in five years, sidelined by a history of concussions. That could change in Brazil, where Chalupny has returned to the U.S. team for a four-team tournament starting Wednesday Dec. 10, 2014, in the capital Brasilia against Brazil, China and Argentina. She's hoping to make the final American team for next year's World Cup in Canada. (AP Photo/Armando Franca, File) Dortmund's goalkeeper Roman Weidenfeller, right, and Dortmund's goalkeeper Mitchell Langerak warm up during a training session one day ahead of the Champions League group D soccer match between Borussia Dortmund and Anderlecht in Dortmund, Germany, Monday, Dec. 8, 2014.(AP Photo/Frank Augstein)) Four-time Olympic track and field gold medalist Michael Johnson watches Brazilian athletes in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014. Johnson is attending a 4x400m relay training camp organized by the Brazilian Olympic Committee (COB) and Brazilian Athletics Confederation (CBAt), giving technical advice to athletes. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana) Tiger Woods chips the ball down the fairway during the final round of the Hero World Challenge golf tournament on Sunday, Dec. 7, 2014, in Windermere, Fla. (AP Photo/Willie J. Allen Jr.) Henrik Stenson and Graeme McDowell walk up the 18th fairway during the second round of the Hero World Challenge golf tournament on Friday, Dec. 5, 2014, in Windermere, Fla. (AP Photo/Willie J. Allen Jr.)
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Luis Figo enters FIFA presidential race against Blatter

Associated Press

MADRID (AP) -- Luis Figo says he wants to become FIFA president and has the nominations needed to be an official candidate against Sepp Blatter. The....Fullstory

2015-01-28 09:01 PM

Wilson recalls watching as a kid while Brady won Super Bowls
By HOWARD FENDRICH
Associated Press

PHOENIX (AP) -- Tom Brady began winning Super Bowls when Russell Wilson was still a teenager, tuning in to see the big game on TV. "Of....Fullstory

2015-01-28 06:01 PM

Ducks win 4-0 to continue dominance of Canucks
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) -- Anaheim won 4-0 at Vancouver on Tuesday to maintain its lead atop the NHL standings following the resumption from the....Fullstory

2015-01-28 03:42 PM

The different levels of long on the PGA Tour
By DOUG FERGUSON
Associated Press

SCOTTSDALE, Arizona (AP) -- Tim Clark was wrong about one thing. He's not the shortest hitter on the PGA Tour. Justin Leonard earned that distinction last....Fullstory

2015-01-28 09:01 AM

Dave Rennie re-signs as Chiefs' coach

Associated Press

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) -- Two-time Super Rugby-winning coach Dave Rennie has agreed a two-year contract extension with the Hamilton-based Chiefs. Rennie, who coached the Chiefs....Fullstory

2015-01-28 09:01 AM

AC Milan woes extended with 1-0 Cup loss to 10-man Lazio

Associated Press

MILAN (AP) -- Ten-man Lazio held on to beat struggling AC Milan 1-0 on Tuesday and reach the Italian Cup semifinals, putting Rossoneri coach Filippo....Fullstory

2015-01-28 06:42 AM

Bojan to miss the rest of Stoke's season with knee injury Bojan to miss the rest of Stoke's season with knee injury

Associated Press

STOKE, England (AP) -- Stoke says that its attacker Bojan will miss the rest of the season with a ruptured cruciate ligament in his left....Fullstory

2015-01-28 03:42 AM

English FA fines Mourinho for bringing game into disrepute

Associated Press

LONDON (AP) -- The English Football Association has fined Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho 25,000 pounds ($38,000) for claiming referees are influenced by a "campaign" against....Fullstory

2015-01-28 08:22 PM

Nishikori not disappointed with Australian Open finish
By DENNIS PASSA
Associated Press

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) -- U.S. Open runner-up Kei Nishikori was circumspect about his quarterfinal loss at the Australian Open on Wednesday, saying there's nothing wrong....Fullstory

2015-01-28 05:01 PM

Belichick and The Beast talk but don't say much at Media Day
By EDDIE PELLS
Associated Press

PHOENIX (AP) -- Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch knew he had to talk. It didn't mean he had to say anything. So, in essence, he didn't.....Fullstory

2015-01-28 09:01 AM

English Results

Associated Press

BC-SOC--English Results English Football Results LONDON (AP) -- Results from English football: England League Cup ....Fullstory

2015-01-28 09:01 AM

English Standings

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BC-SOC--English Standings ....Fullstory

2015-01-28 06:42 AM

Ex-NFL star Darren Sharper to face rape charges next month

Associated Press

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A preliminary hearing for former NFL All-Pro safety Darren Sharper on charges that he drugged and raped two women he met....Fullstory

2015-01-28 06:01 AM

IOC dismisses idea of joint Saudi-Bahrain bid for Olympics IOC dismisses idea of joint Saudi-Bahrain bid for Olympics
By STEPHEN WILSON
Associated Press

LONDON (AP) -- The IOC has dismissed a suggestion by a Saudi Arabian official that the ultraconservative nation could seek to co-host the Olympics with....Fullstory

2015-01-28 03:42 AM

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