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FIFA hopeful Infantino plans 40-team World Cup

The World Cup could be expanded by eight teams to 40 if Gianni Infantino is elected FIFA president.


Donaldson, Harper named top players

Toronto Blue Jays third baseman Josh Donaldson has been voted the major league player of the year and the AL outstanding player in the annual Players Choice Awards.


NHL: Fedorov, Lidstrom enshrined in Hall of Fame

Seven of hockey's greatest players were welcomed into the Hall of Fame on Monday.


Ronaldo talks soccer documentary, FIFA run

Cristiano Ronaldo walked the red carpet in London for the premiere of his new documentary and says he has no interest in being president of FIFA.


Tuesday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Tuesday, Nov. 10.

Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler throws before a preseason NFL football game against the Seattle Seahawks, Friday, Aug. 22, 2014, in Seattle.

Miller’s 1-handed TD grab lifts Bears over Chargers, 22-19

Zach Miller made a one-handed grab of a 25-yard touchdown pass from Jay Cutler with 3:19 to go, and the Chicago Bears beat the San Diego Chargers 22-19 on Monday night.


University of Missouri president resigns after race protest

The University of Missouri's president stepped down on Monday after protests by the school's football team.

FILE - In this Aug. 23, 2014, file photo, Denver Broncos wide receiver Wes Welker (83) stretches prior to an NFL preseason football game against the Houston Texans in Denver. The Broncos will be without Welker for the first four games of the season after the NFL said the receiver violated the league's performance-enhancing drug policy. Normally, the league announces such violations on Monday. News of Welker's ban didn't come down until late Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014, after the league offices had closed and the Broncos had already finished drawing up blueprints for their opener against Indianapolis, undoubtedly with Welker playing a prominent role.

Rams sign Wes Welker, hoping to improve 3rd-down production

Coach Jeff Fisher announced the signing during his news conference, at first saying the parties were negotiating then getting the "thumbs up" from the front office. The Rams had the 34-year-old Wes Welker for a workout earlier in the day.


Griffey, Hoffman among newcomers on Hall of Fame ballot

Ken Griffey Jr. and Trevor Hoffman are among 15 newcomers on this year's Hall of Fame ballot.

Carolina Panthers' Cam Newton (1) looks to pass against the Green Bay Packers in the first half of an NFL football game in Charlotte, N.C., Sunday, Nov. 8, 2015. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

Rivera says he’s ‘talked to’ Newton about taking down banner

Rivera says the Panthers are reaching out to the family which had the sign that read "North Carolina Cheeseheads" with a Packers logo on it, taken away.


Angels’ Pujols has foot surgery, rehab carries into spring

The team announced Monday that Pujols is expected to resume full baseball activities in 4 ½ months, which would be late in spring training. The surgery was last week in Charlotte, North Carolina.

New England Patriots running back Dion Lewis leaves the field after an injury during the second half of an NFL football game against the Washington Redskins, Sunday, Nov. 8, 2015, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Patriots put running back Dion Lewis on injured reserve

The New England Patriots have put running back Dion Lewis on injured reserve, ending his season one day after a serious injury to his left knee in a win over Washington.

Denver Broncos cornerback Aqib Talib (21) takes off his helmet during the first half of an NFL football game against the Indianapolis Colts, Sunday, Nov. 8, 2015, Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

NFL suspends CB Aqib Talib for poking player in the eye

Denver Broncos star cornerback Aqib Talib was suspended one game without pay for poking Indianapolis tight end Dwayne Allen in his right eye in the waning minutes of Denver's 27-24 loss to the Colts on Sunday.

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MNF: Struggling Chargers, Bears meet on KPUG 1170AM

You can hear the Bears and Chargers on KPUG 1170AM beginning at 4:45pm.


Commission advises Russia athletics ban over drug accusations

An international anti-doping commission recommended that the Russian Athletics Federation be banned from the sport over widespread doping offenses - a move that could see the powerhouse Russian team banished from Olympic competition.


Clemson moves on top

For the first time this season Ohio State is not the top team in The Associated Press Top-25 football poll.


Ex-NFL QB McNabb to serve jail time for DUI

Donovan McNabb will serve 18 days in an Arizona jail after pleaded guilty to a non-extreme DUI.


Mizzou black football players pledge boycott over racism concerns

Black players on the University of Missouri football team say they will boycott practices, meetings and games until the university dismisses its president or he quits, contending he has not responded adequately to concerns about racism on campus.


Eagles win in overtime as Cowboys drop sixth straight

Philadelphia quarterback Sam Bradford and wide receiver Jordan Matthews connected on a 41-yard touchdown on the first possession of overtime to give the Eagles a wild 33-27 victory over the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday night.


Monday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Monday, Nov. 9.

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