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U.S. expects more indictments in soccer probe

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- U.S. authorities have expanded their investigations into corruption in global soccer and expect to file additional criminal charges, U.S. attorney general Loretta Lynch said Monday, deepening the crisis surrounding the sport’s governing body.

Cowboys’ Bryantto have foot surgery

DALLAS -- Dez Bryant fractured the fifth metatarsal in his right foot, and while the Dallas Cowboys have initially given a four-to-six week timeframe for his return, six is the more reasonable estimate, sources said.

Cruz leads Mariners by Rockies

SEATTLE -- The Seattle Mariners used four home runs, including the career-high 41st of the season from designated hitter Nelson Cruz, to beat the Colorado Rockies 7-2 on Saturday night.

Nuno dominant in Mariners’ victory

SEATTLE — Vidal Nuno returned to the Seattle rotation and ended the Texas Rangers’ run toward the top of the American League West, leading the Mariners to a 6-0 win Wednesday night.

Goodell denies Deflategate report

NEW YORK — NFL commissioner Roger Goodell denied Tuesday a report that he came down hard on the New England Patriots over Deflategate because the league was light-handed in dealing with the team over the so-called Spygate scandal in 2007.

Fowler wins Deutsche Bank Championship

NORTON, Mass. — American Rickie Fowler took advantage of a late Henrik Stenson double-bogey to clinch a one-stroke victory at the Deutsche Bank Championship on Monday.

Vinci first through to semifinals

NEW YORK — Unseeded Italian Roberta Vinci became the first woman through to the semifinals of the U.S. Open on Tuesday, outlasting Frenchwoman Kristina Mladenovic 6-3 5-7 6-4 on another sizzling hot day at Flushing Meadows.

Cruz hoping he’s close to returning to Mariners’ lineup

SEATTLE — Nelson Cruz is hoping he’s close to a return to the starting lineup. With the Mariners scheduled to face three quality left-handed starting pitchers — Cole Hamels, Martin Perez and Derek Holland — in the final three games of the series against the Rangers, having Cruz’s bat back would be ideal.

Wawrinka, Halep find wins in similar ways

NEW YORK — French Open champion Stan Wawrinka kept the pressure on to end the threat posed by Donald Young and register a 6-4 1-6 6-3 6-4 victory over the American to reach the quarter-finals at the U.S. Open on Monday.

Prince Ali almost certain to stand for FIFA presidency

AMMAN, Jordan — The Jordanian prince beaten in May’s FIFA presidential election by Sepp Blatter will almost certainly announce later this week he will stand for the position again at FIFA’s extra-ordinary elective congress next February. Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein on Monday strongly hinted he would stand while speaking to delegates at the Soccerex business convention in Manchester.

Bolt decides not to race again this year

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Six-times Olympic champion Usain Bolt has decided not to race again this year after his triple gold medal haul at last month’s world championships in China. “After the excitement of the past few weeks at the World T&F (Track & Field) Championships in Beijing I have decided not to race again in 2015,” Bolt wrote on his Facebook page.

Bumgarner, Giants escape with win over Rockies

DENVER — San Francisco ace Madison Bumgarner minimized the damage when he loaded the bases with no outs twice to lead the Giants to a 7-4 win over the Colorado Rockies. Bumgarner (17-7) loaded the bases with no outs in the first and again in the fifth and while he gave up two runs in each inning he kept the rallies from burgeoning into something bigger.

Nationals complete sweep of Braves

ATLANTA — The Washington Nationals gathered momentum heading into a huge series against the New York Mets by completing an 8-4 triumph on Sunday over the Atlanta Braves. It would have been understandable for the Nationals to let their minds drift to a potential division-deciding three-game series with the Mets, but they took care of business against Atlanta in a four-game series sweep moving to within four games of New York for the NL East lead.

Pierre-Paul finally meets with Giants

NEW YORK — Months after sustaining a gruesome fireworks injury that left Pro-Bowl defensive lineman Jason Pierre-Paul without at least one of his fingers, Pierre-Paul met with the Giants for the first time. Pierre-Paul, who was assigned the Giants’ franchise tender prior to training camp, is set to make over $14 dollars this season if he is deemed healthy enough for football activities. Pierre-Paul has been secretive about his hand injury, leading skeptics to believe more fingers may have been compromised.