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FIFA to vote for president amid scandal

Members of soccer's world governing body, FIFA, will vote Friday for their new president amid a corruption scandal that has rocked the organization and led for calls for the dismissal of Sepp Blatter, its longtime leader.

The vote comes as the FIFA Wo...

Serena Williams celebrates at 2015 French Open

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Serena survives, Wozniacki out in Paris

While another high-profile women's seed exited at the French Open, the biggest name of them all only just survived.

Adrian Peterson, Minnesota Vikings, 2013

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Peterson decries unfair NFL contracts, rejects talk of trade

Running back Adrian Peterson, the only player on the Minnesota Vikings' roster who did not show up for the first week of OTAs, kept his name in the headlines Thursday.

Jayson Werth, May 2015

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Report: Nationals' Werth out until August

Washington Nationals outfielder Jayson Werth reportedly has two small fractures in his left wrist and will be out until August.

Stephen Curry, Golden State Warriors

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Warriors open as Finals favorite

The Golden State Warriors are six-point favorites in Game 1 of the 2015 NBA Finals against the Cleveland Cavaliers.

Peter DeBoer, 2012 Stanley Cup playoffs

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Sharks hire DeBoer as coach

The San Jose Sharks made Peter DeBoer their new head coach on Thursday after parting ways with Todd McLellan last month.

Philadelphia Eagles coach Chip Kelly

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Eagles' Kelly refutes McCoy's apparent claim of racism

Philadelphia Eagles coach Chip Kelly on Thursday denied LeSean McCoy's inflammatory insinuation that Kelly is a racist.

Tom Thibodeau, Chicago Bulls coach

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Bulls fire Thibodeau after five seasons

Tom Thibodeau was fired by the Chicago Bulls on Thursday, ending a mostly successful run as head coach with 255 wins in five seasons.

Rory McIlroy, opening round of 2015 Irish Open

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McIlroy blown off course with opening 80

Rory McIlroy's homecoming turned sour Thursday as a nine-over par 80 left the world No. 1 way off the pace at the Irish Open and struggling to make the cut for the second straight week.

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Blackhawks beat Ducks, force Game 7

The Chicago Blackhawks once again stepped up, riding Patrick Kane's go-ahead goal and then two insurance goals by center Andrew Shaw to a 5-2 win over the Ducks, forcing a deciding Game 7 on Saturday in Anaheim.


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