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Brazil soccer puts harsh glare on Nike, other sponsors

International companies face a grilling over their powerful role in soccer as a former star player vows to expose suspect marketing and their links to corrupt payments.

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The big money behind the Belmont Stakes

There's a lot of money on the line as American Pharoah vies for the first Triple Crown since 1978.

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MLB: Rodriguez cousin gets jail time

A cousin of the Yankees star has been sentenced to seven months in prison after pleading guilty on federal drug charges.

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NBA Finals: Top 5 plays from Game 1

The NBA Finals opened in dramatic fashion.

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FIFA: Blatter to skip Olympic meeting next week

The embattled president announced plans to resign from FIFA earlier this week.

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Friday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Friday, June 5.

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Peoria Ready to Welcome Food Trucks to Downtown, Other Areas

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The City Council voted this week to create a process for food-truck operators to apply for licenses.

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Helpful Hints to Keep Summer Safe and Fun

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Food and water safety, and sun protection among the concerns listed.

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Illinois State Police Add July 4th Patrols, Road Side Checks

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Law enforcement officials are warning Illinois motorists not to drink and drive and to buckle up over the holiday weekend.

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Cab Driver Charged with Endangerment After Mt. Vernon Teen Leaves Camp

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A 13-year-old girl went missing after being dropped at an overnight church summer camp.

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New Attorneys for Man Accused of Killing Quincy 7th Grader

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The Adams County public defender's office cited a conflict of interest.