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Brazilian player Jobson banned 4 years in doping case

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian striker Jobson has been banned from football for four years for allegedly refusing to undergo a doping test while he played in Saudi Arabia. 107 more words

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Bilbao pushes Cordoba closer to relegation with 1-0 win

CORDOBA, Spain (AP) — Athletic Bilbao midfielder Benat Etxebarria scored with a deflected shot to secure a 1-0 win at last-place Cordoba in the Spanish league on Friday. 107 more words

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Marseille loses 5-3 at home to Lorient for 4th straight loss

PARIS (AP) — Jordan Ayew scored twice against his former club as Lorient won 5-3 away to Marseille in a frantic match to condemn the home side to a fourth straight defeat on Friday. 98 more words

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Resurgent Mainz beats Schalke 2-0 at home in Bundesliga

BERLIN (AP) — Mainz defender Stefan Bell scored twice to give his side a 2-0 win over Schalke in the Bundesliga on Friday.

The visitors had six efforts on goal in the first 20 minutes, only for Bell to score after a corner in the 28th and make it 2-0 with a header from another corner three minutes later. 75 more words

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Mexican girl wrongly sent to the U.S. based on a scar

A 14 year old girl was abducted from her middle school in Guanajuato on April 16 by Mexican federal police. She was transported to a courtroom in the neighboring state of Michoacan after a Houston women claimed she was her long lost daughter. 204 more words

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Garber: MLS wants top Americans despite Klinsmann's view

NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Soccer Commissioner Don Garber says the league will keep on pursuing the top American players, even if U.S. national team coach Jurgen Klinsmann thinks they will improve more with European clubs. 578 more words

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UEFA seeks sanctions for Dynamo Moscow overspending

NYON, Switzerland (AP) — Dynamo Moscow faces UEFA sanctions for overspending within Financial Fair Play rules.

UEFA says Dynamo’s case of failing to break even on football trading has gone to the judging chamber of its panel which monitors club finances. 93 more words

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