SAO PAULO - Shocking violence at a Brazilian championship match is not an indication of what can be expected when the South American country hosts next year's World Cup, FIFA and Brazilian government officials said on Monday.
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COPENHAGEN - Real Madrid's news conference before Tuesday's Champions League match at FC Copenhagen was briefly disrupted on Monday when a Greenpeace anti-Gazprom poster was lowered on a screen behind coach Carlo Ancelotti.
LONDON - Formula One is to award double points for the last race of the season in a controversial attempt to keep championships undecided to the very end after four years of Red Bull domination.
- New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski will miss the rest of the season after tests on Monday showed he had a torn ligaments in his right knee during Sunday's win against the Browns, official website nfl.com reported.
NEW YORK - Olympic ski champion Bode Miller and his ex-girlfriend agreed Monday to share custody of their young son following a year of legal battles that have played out in two states and raised questions about the rights of women to move while pregnant.
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