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St. Louis Fans' Ire, And Other Reactions To The Rams' Move To LA

"I can't forgive this," St. Louis native Andy Cohen says on his Bravo show, noting that St. Louis recently topped The Wall Street Journal's list of America's top sports cities.
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FIFA Fires Blatter Ally From Secretary General Post

FIFA had previously banned both Jérôme Valcke, its secretary general, and Sepp Blatter, its president, for 90 days, citing an inquiry into allegations of improper payments and mismanagement of funds.
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St. Louis Rams To Pack Up And Move To Los Angeles

For the first time in more than two decades, pro football will be played in Los Angeles. The NFL announced the St. Louis Rams are moving for next season, and perhaps the Chargers and Raiders will too.
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Soccer, The Normal-Sized Player's Game

It's called "the beautiful game," but sports commentator Frank Deford says that's because of who plays soccer, not because of how it's played.
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NFL Votes To Move Rams To Los Angeles, With Option For Chargers To Join Them

The NFL will be returning to LA for the first time in two decades. The vote, however, left a third applicant — the Oakland Raiders — out of the deal.
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Alabama Wins 4th College Football Title In 7 Seasons

Alabama beat Clemson 45-40 in the College Football Playoff National Championship Monday night. On the pro side of the sport, there's still fallout from the contentious Pittsburgh-Cincinnati Game.
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Lionel Messi Picks Up Fifth Ballon D'Or, Carli Lloyd Wins For Women

For the fifth time in seven years, Barcelona and Argentine national team striker Messi has been named the best player in the world. He beat Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo and Brazil's Neymar.
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NFL Considers Bringing Football Back To Los Angeles

The NFL could announce a decision this week on whether football will return to Los Angeles. Two proposals have generated the most buzz, involving the move of existing teams to new proposed stadiums in the cities of Carson or Inglewood. Owners are meeting this week to discuss the plans.
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Clemson To Take On Alabama In College Football Championship

NPR's Kelly McEvers talks with Holly Anderson of ESPN to preview Monday night's NCAA football championship game where Clemson will take on Alabama.
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New York Court Extends Temporary Stay For DraftKings And FanDuel

A panel of judges extended the ruling issued last month that allows the daily fantasy sports betting sites to continue operations in the state while they appeal a lower court's order that they stop.

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