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Agency says hackers revealed more medical data

GENEVA (AP) — Three-time Tour de France winner Chris Froome has "no issue" with his medical data being leaked, in an alleged criminal attack by Russian hackers on a World Anti-Doping Agency database. Froome was a headline name among 25 athletes – from Britain, the United States and Germany plus five other countries – whose confidential details of using authorized medications spilled into the public domain late Wednesday. "I’ve openly discussed my TUEs (therapeutic use exemptions) with the media and have no issues with the leak which confirms my statements," Froome said Thursday. Also leaked was detail of asthma...

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Broncos hurting, Panthers healing in early free agency

(A.P) Brock Osweiler left Denver. Doug Martin remained in Tampa. Alex Mack left Cleveland and DeMarco Murray was traded to Tennessee. Mike Tolbert remained in Carolina. In a flurry of shuffling and staying put, NFL free agency began Wednesday. And the super bowl winner lost its second quarterback in less than a week, while the loser of the big game held on to two key performers. With Peyton Manning retired, his supposed successor Brock Osweiler headed to Houston. Broncos defensive end Malik Jackson went to Jacksonville, and linebacker Danny Trevathan is now in Chicago. Denver clearly has been weakened....

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Big deals reached on day before free agency

(A.P) With Peyton Manning’s retirement out of the way, NFL movement was all about changing teams on Tuesday. And Manning’s former franchise, the Broncos, lost a key piece. Defensive end Malik Jackson, a key performer in Denver’s championship season, is heading to Jacksonville. A person familiar with the negotiations said the Jaguars have agreed to terms with Jackson on a six-year deal worth up to $90 million and including $42 million guaranteed. Free-agent deals can’t be finalized until Wednesday. Jackson had 129 tackles, 14 sacks and two forced fumbles in his past three seasons. He started all 16 games...

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Mexican rights agency urging army to avoid issuing ambiguous orders that could lead to unnecessary deaths

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The Mexican government’s human rights agency is urging the army not to use ambiguous terms in orders, after activists revealed the army had essentially issued a directive to troops to kill suspected criminals. The National Human Rights Commission said Tuesday it made a formal request to the Defense Department asking that it review and correct the language it uses to avoid "imprecise or ambiguous" language. Last week, activists for the Miguel Agustin Pro Juarez human rights center released a copy of military orders issued to an army squad that killed 22 suspects in June 2014....

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DeMarcus Ware, Julius Peppers released as NFL free agency opens

A couple of accomplished NFL pass rushers suddenly became available when DeMarcus Ware and Julius Peppers were released to create room under the salary cap in two of the biggest moves at Tuesday’s start of the free-agency signing period. The Bears cut ties with Peppers, who has 118½ sacks in 12 seasons, as part of a series of moves aimed at improving their defense, including a five-year contract with former Raiders end Lamarr Houston. The Cowboys let Ware and his 117 sacks go. “A decision like this, involving a man who is a cornerstone player in the history of...

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