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Dolphins' Jordan reinstated by NFL after sitting out 2015

Dolphins' Jordan reinstated by NFL after sitting out 2015

DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — Miami Dolphins defensive end Dion Jordan has been reinstated by the NFL on a conditional basis after sitting out last season for his latest violation of the league's substance abuse policy.

Commissioner Roger Goodell notified Jordan on Friday, when the Dolphins held their first training camp practice.

Jordan may join the Dolphins & participate in meetings & conditioning work, the league said. Once arrangements have been confirmed regarding Jordan's clinical resources, he will be permitted to take part in all preseason activities, including practices & games.

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Police looking into Saints defender Jordan's club incident

Police looking into Saints defender Jordan's club incident

METAIRIE, La. (AP) — Police are looking into allegations that Saints defensive end Cameron Jordan touched a woman inappropriately at a New Orleans night club & then tried to physically intimidate her boyfriend.

Accord to a complaint filed with New Orleans police, the incident occurred around 4 a.m. Sunday morning. Police spokesman Tyler Gamble said Wednesday that no arrest warrant has been issued & no charges have been filed.

Jordan's attorneys, Brian & Ralph Capitelli, called the allegations against their client ''ridiculous'' & added that Jordan is cooperating with the investigation.

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Police looking into Saints defender Jordan's club incident

Police looking into Saints defender Jordan's club incident

METAIRIE, La. (AP) — Police are looking into allegations that Saints defensive end Cameron Jordan touched a woman inappropriately at a New Orleans night club & then tried to physically intimidate her boyfriend.

Accord to a complaint filed with New Orleans police, the incident occurred around 4 a.m. Sunday morning. Police spokesman Tyler Gamble said Wednesday that no arrest warrant has been issued & no charges have been filed.

Jordan's attorneys, Brian & Ralph Capitelli, called the allegations against their client ''ridiculous'' & added that Jordan is cooperating with the investigation.

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Prince Ali of Jordan announces bid for FIFA president

Prince Ali of Jordan announces bid for FIFA president

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Prince Ali bin al-Hussein of Jordan is running for FIFA president, saying Wednesday he will fight ''deep-seated corruption & political deal-making'' & make soccer's scandal-scarred governing body more transparent.

The prince moreover took apparent aim at a favorite in the race, UEFA President Michel Platini, without mentioning him by name.

The 39-year-old royal made his announcement at a carefully staged event, speaking to approximately 300 invited guests, including young Jordanians & foreign diplomats, in a Roman amphitheater in the kingdom's capital of Amman. School-age soccer players in uniforms flanked the prince as he declared his candidacy in Arabic, then laid out his agenda in English.

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Jordan's Prince Ali launches FIFA presidency bid

Jordan's Prince Ali launches FIFA presidency bid

Amman (AFP) – Jordan's Prince Ali bin Al Hussein on Wednesday launched his bid to succeed FIFA president Sepp Blatter, saying he is the only candidate with the "guts" to confront corruption in football's governing body.

"I stand here in this ancient place in the timeless heart of Amman to once again launch my candidacy for the presidency of FIFA," he told a gathering within the ruins of the Jordanian capital's Roman amphitheatre.

Prince Ali, 39, is a former FIFA vice president who led an unsuccessful challenge as a reform candidate against Blatter for the top job in May, just two days after the arrest of seven FIFA officials in Zurich.

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Jordan's Prince Ali launches FIFA presidency bid

Jordan's Prince Ali launches FIFA presidency bid

Amman (AFP) – Jordan's Prince Ali bin Al Hussein on Wednesday launched his bid to succeed FIFA president Sepp Blatter, saying he is the only candidate with the "guts" to confront corruption in football's governing body.

"I stand here in this ancient place in the timeless heart of Amman to once again launch my candidacy for the presidency of FIFA," he told a gathering within the ruins of the Jordanian capital's Roman amphitheatre.

Prince Ali, 39, is a former FIFA vice president who led an unsuccessful challenge as a reform candidate against Blatter for the top job in May, just two days after the arrest of seven FIFA officials in Zurich.

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Prince Ali of Jordan announces bid for FIFA president

Prince Ali of Jordan announces bid for FIFA president

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Prince Ali bin al-Hussein of Jordan is running for FIFA president, saying Wednesday he will fight ''deep-seated corruption & political deal-making'' & make soccer's scandal-scarred governing body more transparent.

The prince spoke before a select crowd of approximately 300 young Jordanians, including school-age soccer teams, with a Roman amphitheater serving as a backdrop. After making the initial announcement in Arabic, the 39-year-old royal laid out his agenda in English.

He said if elected, he would shift some decision-making powers from FIFA headquarters in Zurich to national football associations. He promised to invest more in soccer development, make sure each member association has a dedicated national stadium in the next four years, do more for women's soccer & tackle the ''plague of match-fixing.''

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Soccer-Goal hungry Cahill in for the long haul

Soccer-Goal hungry Cahill in for the long haul

Aug 9 (Reuters) – Tim Cahill showed his hunger for international goals remained unsatiated after scoring twice to assist Australia maintain their perfect start to their World Cup qualifying campaign & extend their unbeaten run to eight matches.

Already Australia's all time leading goalscorer, Cahill's 40th & 41st goals came in the second half of a 3-0 victory over Tajikistan in Dushanbe on Tuesday that kept the Socceroos top of Asian qualifying Group B.

The attacking midfielder returned to the starting side as stand-in captain & gave every indication he still wants to be around if the Asian champions make a fourth straight World Cup finals in Russia in 2018.

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Veteran sports agent says key to Jordan value is few deals

Veteran sports agent says key to Jordan value is few deals

CHICAGO (AP) — Michael Jordan's advisers strictly police the types of deals he enters to maximize his value, the architect of the six-time NBA champion's marketing strategy said Friday, & a grocery store's unauthorized use of his name in a steak ad injure the strategy.

Sports management agent David Falk testified in a federal court case in Chicago that's delving into the market value of Jordan's identity. The issue is damages that the now-defunct Dominick's Finer Foods owes the former Chicago Bulls player for invoking his name without permission in a 2009 advertisement congratulating him on his Hall of Fame induction.

His attorneys say each commercial use of his name is worth $10 million. The defense says that's too high.

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Veteran sports agent says key to Jordan value is few deals

Veteran sports agent says key to Jordan value is few deals

CHICAGO (AP) — Michael Jordan's advisers strictly police the types of deals he enters to maximize his value, the architect of the six-time NBA champion's marketing strategy said Friday, & a grocery store's unauthorized use of his name in a steak ad injure the strategy.

Sports management agent David Falk testified in a federal court case in Chicago that's delving into the market value of Jordan's identity. The issue is damages that the now-defunct Dominick's Finer Foods owes the former Chicago Bulls player for invoking his name without permission in a 2009 advertisement congratulating him on his Hall of Fame induction.

His attorneys say each commercial use of his name is worth $10 million. The defense says that's too high.

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