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Reliever J.J. Hoover and Reds argue salary arbitration case

PHOENIX (AP) — J.J. Hoover and the Cincinnati Reds argued their salary arbitration case Thursday, with the reliever asking for a raise from $535,000 to $1.4 million and the team arguing for $1,225,000.

Last Updated on Friday, 05 February 2016

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IAAF looking into claims of state-sanctioned doping in China

BEIJING (AP) — The IAAF is investigating the authenticity of a two-decade-old letter published in Chinese media that suggests state-sanctioned doping in the 1990s, and casts doubt on the longstanding world records set by Wang Junxia in the women's 3,000 and 10,000 meters.

Last Updated on Friday, 05 February 2016

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Referees try to turn heads, earn spot in NCAA Tournament

CINCINNATI (AP) — Since the first jump ball of the season rose from their hands, the 1,000 or so referees who work men's Division I college basketball games have been trying to turn heads and earn a spot in the NCAA Tournament.

Last Updated on Friday, 05 February 2016

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FIFA candidates make late push for African support

KIGALI, Rwanda (AP) — FIFA presidential candidates made a late push Friday for support in Africa, the confederation with the largest number of votes in this month's election.

Last Updated on Friday, 05 February 2016

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Injured Tony Stewart to miss start of final NASCAR season

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Tony Stewart will miss the start of his final NASCAR season after fracturing his back in an accident on an all-terrain vehicle, Stewart-Haas Racing said Thursday.

Last Updated on Thursday, 04 February 2016

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Making sure Facebook works at the Super Bowl

NEW YORK (AP) — It's the pain of crowds: Texts, photos and video streams take forever or just can't get through.

Last Updated on Thursday, 04 February 2016

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Browns say they're interested in Columbus practice facility

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Cleveland Browns said Thursday that 2016 summer training camp will be at their Berea facility, as machinations continue to eventually move the camp to Columbus.

Last Updated on Thursday, 04 February 2016

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Obama salutes NBA champs at White House

WASHINGTON (AP) — A basketball enthusiast, President Barack Obama applauded the Golden State Warriors on Thursday and marveled at how they are revolutionizing professional basketball with what he described as a "small-ball nuclear lineup" that specializes in great shooting and passing.

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