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December 31, 2018 1:30 AM Diego Maradona says he suffered racist abuse when he played in Italy

Koulibaly was the victim of monkey chants from Inter Milan fans during his side's 1-0 defeat to the Nerazzurri at the San Siro on Boxing Day. As a result, Inter have been ordered to play two games behind closed doors while there has been widespread condemnation of the latest incident of racial discrimination in Italian football, but Maradona said it is nothing 88

December 26, 2018 11:23 PM Steelers forced to root for Baker Mayfield and fierce rival Browns

PITTSBURGH -- In the uncomfortable position of needing help to make the playoffs, the Steelers are sending good vibes the Cleveland Browns' way. The Steelers can clinch the AFC North with a win Sunday over the Cincinnati Bengals coupled with a Cleveland Browns win over the Baltimore Ravens. "Pray for Cleveland. Pray for the Browns," said safety Sean Davis 86

November 29, 2018 9:30 PM Portland group seeking MLB team proposes waterfront ballpark site

PORTLAND, Ore. -- A group seeking to lure a Major League Baseball team to Portland announced that it has signed an agreement in principle to develop a 45-acre waterfront site. The agreement with the Port of Portland was announced Thursday by the Portland Diamond Project. The group also released artist renderings of a new ballpark at the port's Terminal 79

November 19, 2018 10:57 PM Rolling Stones announce 2019 US tour

FILE - In this May 25, 2018 file photo, Mick Jagger, left, and Keith Richards, of The Rolling Stones, perform during their No Filter tour in London. The Rolling Stones will be rolling through the U.S. next year. The band says it is adding a 13-show leg to its tour in spring 2019, kicking off in Miami on April 20. (Mark Allan/Invision/AP, File) The Rolling 106

November 2, 2018 3:46 PM Soccer: Four Balkan countries consider 2030 World Cup, Euro 2028 bids

VARNA, Bulgaria (Reuters) - Bulgaria, Greece, Serbia and Romania are considering a joint bid to host the 2030 World Cup and the European championship two years earlier, Balkan countries’ officials said on Friday. No Balkan nation has hosted the World Cup while the former Yugoslavia, which broke up in 1991, hosted the four-country European Championships 86

September 28, 2018 6:35 PM CAF ban Madagascar stadium for three games after stampede

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has sanctioned the Madagascar FA following a stampede that occurred ahead of a 2019 AFCON qualifier on September 9. Hosts Madagascar went on to hold Senegal to a 2-2 draw in that game at the Mahamasina Municipal Stadium in Antananarivo. Ahmad Ahmad, the CAF President, said after the CAF Executive Meeting in Sharm 51

September 21, 2018 11:30 AM UEFA concerned by Turkey's human rights record amid Euro 2024 bid

UEFA expressed concerns about Turkey's approach to guaranteeing human rights in its evaluation of the bid submitted by the Turkish Football Federation (TFF) to host Euro 2024. The report, released on Friday, acknowledged that the TFF said it remained committed to guaranteeing personal freedoms in its formal presentation but offered no substantial proof 56

July 16, 2018 11:50 PM What Does It Take to Land a Final Four? Some Really Big Curtains

New stadiums use glass or high-tech see-through material, but NCAA doesn’t want so much light; a $5 million ‘darkening solution’ Two-year-old U.S. Bank Stadium, home to the Minnesota Vikings football team, turns heads with its shiplike, glass-prowed shape and its transparent roof that lets the sun shine in. But when the venue hosts the 2019 men’s Final 45

July 16, 2018 3:09 PM Heavy rain damages Russian World Cup stadium on final day

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Heavy rain damaged one of Russia’s newly-built World Cup stadiums on Sunday when the tournament ended with the final in Moscow. Footage from the southern city of Volgograd showed a fresh landslide on an embankment near the stadium, which made a several-meter-deep hole in it and fully covered a sidewalk with mud. A spokesman for the state 60

June 27, 2018 11:57 AM Russia World Cup most expensive ever with total spend of £10.6bn

The 2018 World Cup could be the most expensive in history, with Russian business news outlet RBK putting the total spend on the tournament at close to $14 billion (£10.6bn). Russia has increased its government subsidies for the World Cup by $13 million amid concerns over the legacy of the tournament. Two government orders allocate an extra $7.6m for temporary 56