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FIFA says Valcke not behind $10M payment in corruption probe

ZURICH (AP) — Amid a deepening corruption crisis within soccer's governing body, FIFA defended its second-in-command on Tuesday by trying to distance him from claims he helped authorize $10 million in bribes for World Cup bidding votes.

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The Latest: Soccer politics at French Open

PARIS (AP) — The Latest from the French Open:

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French Open Lookahead: Djokovic, Nadal renew rivalry in QF

PARIS (AP) — Maybe it's because Novak Djokovic was only 19 at the time, young and full of bravado.

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Matterhorn closes down on 150th anniversary of 1st ascent

BERLIN (AP) — Switzerland's most famous mountain, the Matterhorn, will be closed to climbers on the 150th anniversary of the first ascent of its summit.

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2008 champion Ivanovic back in semifinals at French Open

PARIS (AP) — Ana Ivanovic advanced to the semifinals of a major tournament for the first time since winning her only Grand Slam title at the French Open seven years ago with a 6-3, 6-2 win over Elina Svitolina.

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Former Brazil soccer president Teixeira facing investigation

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian federal police requested that prosecutors charge the former president of the country's soccer confederation with corruption crimes related to $147 million in "atypical" bank transfers as he led preparations for the 2014 World Cup.

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Adrian Peterson returns to Minnesota Vikings

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Adrian Peterson is coming back to the Minnesota Vikings, telling The Associated Press that he will participate in the team's voluntary practice on Tuesday and still has love for his team after nine months away.

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In developing US athletes, 1 size doesn't fit all

Jack Sock's run at the French Open was notable not only as the first time the 22-year-old reached a Grand Slam round of 16 in singles.

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Now, UAB begins rebuilding process for football

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — UAB's decision to revive the football program is just the beginning of a formidable task.

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CORRECTS: FIFA says Jerome Valcke not involved in $10M payment in US probe

ZURICH (AP) — CORRECTS: FIFA says Jerome Valcke not involved in $10M payment in US probe. (Corrects APNewsAlert that did not clearly state that Valcke was not involved.)

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As baseball goes high-tech, stealing a base still old school

CINCINNATI (AP) — Billy Hamilton doesn't bother to watch video of pitchers' moves to home plate. When he reaches first, one of baseball's top base stealers goes more by observation and instinct.

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NHL playoffs: Stanley Cup Final preview capsule

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — STANLEY CUP FINAL

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LEADING OFF: Gallo gets call; Burnett faces Giants

A look at what's happening all around the major leagues today:

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NBA union to investigate league's concussion protocol

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — When NBA union chief Michele Roberts watched Stephen Curry return to a game after his head slammed against the floor and he walked woozily to the locker room, she immediately took a closer look the league's concussion protocols.

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French Open lookahead: Federer faces Wawrinka in Paris

PARIS (AP) — Swiss fans can rub their hands in delight: They're guaranteed to have a man in the semifinals at Roland Garros.

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Monday 06/01/2015

TEXAS LEAGUE BASEBALL: RockHounds' Blair awared weekly honor BASEBALL: Garcia no longer head coach at Pecos HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL: Area All-District teams

Sunday 05/31/2015

TEXAS LEAGUE BASEBALL: Midland falls to Springfield 7-2

Saturday 05/30/2015

PREMIER DEVELOPMENT LEAGUE: Sockers' Crow tallies two in victory TEXAS LEAGUE BASEBALL: Slow start doesn't faze RockHounds' Nunez TEXAS LEAGUE BASEBALL: RockHounds use strong start to down Cardinals FOOTBALL: UTPB a step closer to kickoff after holding open tryouts BASEBALL: Fort Stockton's history-making playoff run comes to a close

Friday 05/29/2015

TEXAS LEAGUE BASEBALL: Springfield rallies to top Midland BASEBALL: May 29 playoff scoreboard COLLEGE FOOTBALL: UTPB to hold open tryout SOCCER: Defensive-minded Sockers pack scoring punch as well BASEBALL: Error-laden performance puts Fort Stockton back to start regional semifinal series

Thursday 05/28/2015

BASEBALL: May 28 playoff scoreboard COLLEGE BASEBALL: Odessa's Armstrong returning to Texas with Wolfpack LITTLE LEAGUE: May 28 City Championships scoreboard COACHING CAROUSEL: Ricky Peacock makes move to McCamey as athletic director, football coach TENNIS: American stars to make appearance in Midland this fall LITTLE LEAGUE: May 27 City Championships scoreboard

Wednesday 05/27/2015

TEXAS LEAGUE BASEBALL: 'Hounds take second straight from Drillers BASEBALL: Fort Stockton prepares for Venus as history-making playoff run continues RECRUITING: Five Lady Bronchos sign to play soccer at next level

Tuesday 05/26/2015

RECRUITING: Odessa High's Rodriguez, Wagner bask in signing spotlight TEXAS LEAGUE BASEBALL: Blair's late double leads RockHounds past Drillers

Monday 05/25/2015

TEXAS LEAGUE BASEBALL: Maxwell's late grand slam not enough to lift Midland over Corpus Christi BASEBALL: Fort Stockton's strong finish earns another golden glove as Panthers advance past Snyder

Sunday 05/24/2015

BASEBALL: Andrews hires Morris as baseball coach BASEBALL: Fort Stockton-Snyder return to the field TEXAS LEAGUE: RockHounds snap skid by the bay

Saturday 05/23/2015

BASEBALL: Bucks fight back before falling to Mustangs in decisive third game BASEBALL AND SOFTBALL: May 23 playoff scoreboard PREMIER DEVELOPMENT LEAGUE: Sockers surge past Dutch Lions for road win TEXAS LEAGUE BASEBALL: Devenski dominates RockHounds BASEBALL: Fort Stockton's triple play clinches Game 2 before weather postpones Game 3 in wild Snyder series

Friday 05/22/2015

TEXAS LEAGUE BASEBALL: Corpus Christi out-swings Midland in high-scoring slugfest FOOTBALL: First-team offense outstanding in Permian's annual spring scrimmage BASEBALL AND SOFTBALL: May 22 playoff scoreboard BASEBALL: Wild finish sets Fort Stockton back as Panthers drop Game 1 to Snyder SOFTBALL: Fort Stockton drops series opener to Kennedale BASEBALL: Kotulek's two-run, walk-off homer powers Shallowater past Alpine in Game 1 COACHING CAROUSEL: Jenkins takes over as athletic director, football coach in Marfa

Thursday 05/21/2015

TEXAS LEAGUE BASEBALL: RockHounds split series with RoughRiders TEAM EFFORT: Fort Stockton rallies around softball, baseball squads BOYS BASKETBALL: Thomas tabbed as Panthers' head coach FOOTBALL: Russell becoming center of attention on Panthers' offensive line BASEBALL: Hernandez a hit as Alpine catcher COLLEGE SOFTBALL: Alpine's Canaba accepts head coaching position at Sul Ross State BASKETBALL: UIL announces state tournaments will return to San Antonio

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Monday 06/01/2015

TEXAS LEAGUE BASEBALL: RockHounds' Blair awared weekly honor BASEBALL: Garcia no longer head coach at Pecos HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL: Area All-District teams

Sunday 05/31/2015

TEXAS LEAGUE BASEBALL: Midland falls to Springfield 7-2

Saturday 05/30/2015

PREMIER DEVELOPMENT LEAGUE: Sockers' Crow tallies two in victory TEXAS LEAGUE BASEBALL: Slow start doesn't faze RockHounds' Nunez TEXAS LEAGUE BASEBALL: RockHounds use strong start to down Cardinals FOOTBALL: UTPB a step closer to kickoff after holding open tryouts BASEBALL: Fort Stockton's history-making playoff run comes to a close

Friday 05/29/2015

TEXAS LEAGUE BASEBALL: Springfield rallies to top Midland BASEBALL: May 29 playoff scoreboard COLLEGE FOOTBALL: UTPB to hold open tryout SOCCER: Defensive-minded Sockers pack scoring punch as well BASEBALL: Error-laden performance puts Fort Stockton back to start regional semifinal series

Thursday 05/28/2015

BASEBALL: May 28 playoff scoreboard COLLEGE BASEBALL: Odessa's Armstrong returning to Texas with Wolfpack LITTLE LEAGUE: May 28 City Championships scoreboard COACHING CAROUSEL: Ricky Peacock makes move to McCamey as athletic director, football coach TENNIS: American stars to make appearance in Midland this fall LITTLE LEAGUE: May 27 City Championships scoreboard

Wednesday 05/27/2015

TEXAS LEAGUE BASEBALL: 'Hounds take second straight from Drillers BASEBALL: Fort Stockton prepares for Venus as history-making playoff run continues RECRUITING: Five Lady Bronchos sign to play soccer at next level

Tuesday 05/26/2015

RECRUITING: Odessa High's Rodriguez, Wagner bask in signing spotlight TEXAS LEAGUE BASEBALL: Blair's late double leads RockHounds past Drillers

Monday 05/25/2015

TEXAS LEAGUE BASEBALL: Maxwell's late grand slam not enough to lift Midland over Corpus Christi BASEBALL: Fort Stockton's strong finish earns another golden glove as Panthers advance past Snyder

Sunday 05/24/2015

BASEBALL: Andrews hires Morris as baseball coach BASEBALL: Fort Stockton-Snyder return to the field TEXAS LEAGUE: RockHounds snap skid by the bay

Saturday 05/23/2015

BASEBALL: Bucks fight back before falling to Mustangs in decisive third game BASEBALL AND SOFTBALL: May 23 playoff scoreboard PREMIER DEVELOPMENT LEAGUE: Sockers surge past Dutch Lions for road win TEXAS LEAGUE BASEBALL: Devenski dominates RockHounds BASEBALL: Fort Stockton's triple play clinches Game 2 before weather postpones Game 3 in wild Snyder series

Friday 05/22/2015

TEXAS LEAGUE BASEBALL: Corpus Christi out-swings Midland in high-scoring slugfest FOOTBALL: First-team offense outstanding in Permian's annual spring scrimmage BASEBALL AND SOFTBALL: May 22 playoff scoreboard BASEBALL: Wild finish sets Fort Stockton back as Panthers drop Game 1 to Snyder SOFTBALL: Fort Stockton drops series opener to Kennedale BASEBALL: Kotulek's two-run, walk-off homer powers Shallowater past Alpine in Game 1 COACHING CAROUSEL: Jenkins takes over as athletic director, football coach in Marfa

Thursday 05/21/2015

TEXAS LEAGUE BASEBALL: RockHounds split series with RoughRiders TEAM EFFORT: Fort Stockton rallies around softball, baseball squads BOYS BASKETBALL: Thomas tabbed as Panthers' head coach FOOTBALL: Russell becoming center of attention on Panthers' offensive line BASEBALL: Hernandez a hit as Alpine catcher COLLEGE SOFTBALL: Alpine's Canaba accepts head coaching position at Sul Ross State BASKETBALL: UIL announces state tournaments will return to San Antonio
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