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FIFA has approved five candidates for its February presidential election amid the worst crisis in its history, after barring Liberia's Musa Bility on integrity grounds and leaving out UEFA chief Michel Platini while he remains under suspension.
Twenty-four-year-old pro-skier Ian McIntosh survived a tumble down an Alaska mountain and a new video released documents the entire event.
Here's a look at some of the sports headlines making news today, Thursday, Nov. 12.
In a pair of letters sent to the companies, Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said that after a one-month investigation, his office had concluded that the daily contests are essentially games of chance, not skill.
Coach Mike McCarthy tabbed James Starks as the Packers' top back going into this weekend's game against the Lions, replacing Lacy.
Coweta County coroner Richard Hawk said an autopsy began Tuesday, following Hanson's death at the age of 29 on Monday night at Atlanta's Piedmont Hospital.
IOC President Thomas Bach said Wednesday he expects track and field's world governing body to take "the necessary measures" against the Russian federation for its record on doping.
The Cardinals and a longtime friend, Dick Zitzmann, confirmed Wednesday that the 76-year-old Brock had had surgery last month. Brock is undergoing therapy at an area hospital and will be fitted for a prosthetic leg.
The Olympic swimming champion says he was so low after his arrest for driving under the influence in 2014 that he wanted his life to end.
The latest College Football Playoff selection committee rankings are out.
The New York state attorney general ordered fantasy sports sites DraftKings and FanDuel to stop accepting bets in New York, saying that the operations were essentially illegal gambling.
The international investigation into alleged drug cheating inside Russian athletics could draw in other Russian sports since they used the same laboratory that now stands accused of covering up failed drugs tests.
Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Wednesday, Nov. 11
Clemson remained No. 1 on Tuesday night, with Alabama moving up two spots to No. 2, Ohio State staying at No. 3 and the Fighting Irish up a spot to No. 4.
In letters sent to the companies Tuesday, Attorney General Eric Schneiderman (SHNEYE'-dur-muhn) said their contests are promoted like a lottery and are essentially games of chance, not skill.
UConn's Breanna Stewart has been selected to The Associated Press preseason All-America team for the third straight year, joining an elite group.
That will make 40-year-old Matt Hasselbeck back in the starting job for the foreseeable future.
The World Cup could be expanded by eight teams to 40 if Gianni Infantino is elected FIFA president.
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.
Seven of hockey's greatest players were welcomed into the Hall of Fame on Monday.