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Brazil World Cup ticket-scalping suspect gets bail
SAO PAULO (AP) — A Brazilian judge has granted bail to a British executive charged in an alleged World Cup ticket-scalping scheme.
FIFA bans former Greece coach Santos for 8 matches
ZURICH (AP) — FIFA banned former Greece coach Fernando Santos for eight international games on Monday for verbally abusing match officials at the World Cup.
World Cup ticket-scalping suspect surrenders
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A top figure in an alleged illegal World Cup ticket-scalping scheme surrendered to Brazilian officials Monday, four days after police labeled him a fugitive, his lawyer said.
Man United signs Falcao loan with option to buy
LONDON (AP) — Manchester United signed Radamel Falcao on loan from Monaco early Tuesday in a coup by the struggling club on the final day of the summer transfer window.
Roma's American CEO keeps euphoria in check
ROME (AP) — For Italian soccer fans, merely mentioning the word "scudetto" — league title — is considered taboo.
Column: For deadly football, Algeria must face ban
Murder, pure and simple.
Neymar, Messi set up winner for Barcelona debutant
LONDON (AP) — Returning from his World Cup-ending injury, Neymar combined with Lionel Messi on Sunday to set up a winning goal for a teenage newcomer to Barcelona.
Serious questions for United after cup humiliation
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Louis van Gaal has always said it could get worse before it gets better at Manchester United.