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Pelini ripped Neb’s AD in last talk with players

Youngstown State University’s new head football coach Bo Pelini is addresses the media Wendesday morning, Dec. 17, 2014, at Stambaugh Stadium in Youngstown, Ohio. Pelini was introduced as the Penguins coach Wednesday and said his goal is to make “this the best...

Wisconsin brings Pitt’s Chryst home as coach

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Paul Chryst is coming home to coach Wisconsin. The school made it official on Wednesday, hiring Chryst away from Pittsburgh. The announcement ended days of speculation following the surprising departure of Gary Andersen for Oregon State. Chryst is a...
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Matsui to team up with Jeter for baseball charity in Japan

Former New York Yankees outfielder and 2009 World Series MVP Hideki Matsui watches a screen during a press conference at the Foreign Correspondents Club of Japan in Tokyo, Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014. Matsui will team up with former New York Yankees teammate Derek Jeter to hold a...
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Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson (11) shoots amid Memphis Grizzlies forward Jon Leuer, forward Tayshaun Prince (21) and center Kosta Koufos (41) in the first half of an NBA basketball game Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Brandon Dill) Golden State...

Resignation statement from FIFA prosecutor Garcia

NEW YORK (AP) — Statement from Michael Garcia, Chairman of the Investigatory Chamber of the FIFA Ethics Committee: For the first two years after my July 2012 appointment as independent Chairman of the FIFA Ethics Committee’s Investigatory Chamber, I felt that the...
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Bach welcomes US decision to bid for 2024 Olympics

IOC President Thomas Bach arrives at the International Olympic Committee executive board meeting in Monaco, Friday, Dec. 5, 2014. The 127th IOC session will be opening Sunday, Dec. 7. (AP Photo/Lionel Cironneau) IOC President Thomas Bach arrives at the International Olympic...
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AP sources: NFL employees turn over phone, email records

FILE – In this Dec. 10, 2014, file photo, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell speaks at an NFL press conference announcing new measures for the league’s personal conduct policy during an owners meeting in Irving, Texas. Nearly 500 employees at NFL headquarters in New York...

West Virginia athletic director Luck joining NCAA

West Virginia athletic director Oliver Luck is joining the NCAA as executive vice president of regulatory affairs. The NCAA is creating a new position for Luck that will bring academic and membership affairs, the eligibility center and enforcement under one umbrella. Luck will...
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West Virginia athletic director Luck joining NCAA

FILE – In a Thursday, Dec. 16, 2010 file photo, West Virginia University Athletic Director Oliver Luck speaks addresses the media during a news conference, at the WVU Coliseum in Morgantown, W.Va. A person with direct knowledge of the hiring tells The Associated Press that...
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APNewsBreak: Garcia resigns as FIFA prosecutor

FILE – This is a Friday, 27. July 2012, file photo of Chairman of the two chambers of the new FIFA Ethics Committee Michael Garcia from the US during a press conference at the Home of FIFA in Zurich, Switzerland. It is announced Wednesday Dec. 17, 2014, that Michael Garcia...