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  • $150M in bribes, dozen schemes: US prosecutors’ FIFA case

    NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. prosecutors accused the leaders of soccer federations of tarnishing the sport for nearly a quarter century by taking $150 million in bribes and payoffs, laying out a sweeping corruption case…

  • SEC to ‘substantially’ increase fines for rushing fields

    DESTIN, Fla. (AP) — The Southeastern Conference has been fining its schools for rushing fields and storming courts since 2004. Now, a decade later, those penalties are going up. Way up. The league plans to…

  • FRENCH OPEN LOOKAHEAD: Nadal wants more consistent forehand

    PARIS (AP) — Rafael Nadal’s uppercut of a lefty forehand, thick with topspin, has flummoxed many opponents through the years and carried him to nine French Open titles in 10 previous appearances. Now he thinks…

  • Masters champ Spieth home at Nelson, where he got 1st test

    IRVING, Texas (AP) — Before he even got out of high school, Jordan Spieth had already made the cut as a teenage amateur at the Byron Nelson. Spieth missed his high school graduation ceremony after…

  • Vive la France! Good day for Monfils, Tsonga at French Open

    PARIS (AP) — Gael Monfils delivered one final ace, his 21st, and closed out his latest raucous, five-set victory on Court Philippe Chatrier to the delight of roaring, partisan spectators. An entertainer at heart, Monfils…

  • NASCAR: Biffle thinks Roush Fenway turning corner

    CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Greg Biffle is not celebrating yet. But he believes Roush Fenway Racing is improving after a couple of down years trying to catch up to its rivals. Biffle had a strong…

  • Majerle, Stankiewicz get 4-year extensions at Grand Canyon

    PHOENIX (AP) — Grand Canyon has signed men’s basketball coach Dan Majerle and baseball coach Andy Stankiewicz to four-year contract extensions through 2019. The university also announced a five-year apparel deal with Nike on Wednesday.…

  • The Latest: 5 more seeds, including Halep, exit French Open

    PARIS (AP) — The Latest from the French Open: ___ 9:56 p.m. Five more seeded players have been sent packing on Day 4 at the French Open. Four of them in the men’s draw —…

  • French Open Seeds Fared

    Wednesday At Stade Roland Garros Paris Men Second Round Roger Federer (2), Switzerland, def. Marcel Granollers, Spain, 6-2, 7-6 (1), 6-3. Tomas Berdych (4), Czech Republic, def. Radek Stepanek, Czech Republic, 6-3, 6-7 (7), 6-3,…

  • The Latest: Kyrgios to 3rd round in Paris when foe withdraws

    PARIS (AP) — The Latest from the French Open: ___ 8:27 p.m. British qualifier Kyle Edmund has withdrawn from the French Open with what the tournament said is an abdominal injury, giving 29th-seeded Nick Kyrgios…

  • The Latest: Dzumhur lives the Federer dream at French Open

    PARIS (AP) — The Latest from the French Open: ___ 7:31 p.m. Damir Dzumhur, no titles, and Roger Federer, 17 Grand Slam titles, now have two things in common: They play each other in the…

  • NHRA Schedule and standings

    Feb. 5-8 Winternationals, Pomona, Calif. (TF-Shawn Langdon, FC-Matt Hagan, PS-Jason Line) Feb. 20-22 CARQUEST Auto Parts Nationals, Phoenix (TF-Tony Schumacher, FC-Matt Hagan, PS-Rodger Brogdon) March 12-15 Gatornationals, Gainesville, Fla. (TF-Spencer Massey, FC-Ron Capps, PS-Greg Anderson,…

  • IndyCar Schedule and standings

    March 29 Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg, Fla. (Juan Pablo Montoya) April 12 Grand Prix of Louisiana, Avondale, La. (James Hinchcliffe) April 19 Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach, Calif. (Scott Dixon) April 26…

  • NASCAR Camping World Truck Schedule and standings

    Feb. 20 NextEra Energy Resources 250, Daytona Beach, Fla. (Tyler Reddick) Feb. 28 Hyundai Construction Equipment 200, Hampton, Ga. (Matt Crafton) March 28 Kroger 250, Martinsville, Va. (Joey Logano) May 8 Kansas 250, Kansas City,…

  • Formula One Schedule and standings

    March 15 Australian Grand Prix, Melbourne (Lewis Hamilton) March 29 Malaysian Grand Prix, Kuala Lumpur (Sebastian Vettel) April 12 Chinese Grand Prix, Shanghai (Lewis Hamilton) April 19 Bahrain Grand Prix, Sakhir (Lewis Hamilton) May 10…