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FIFA again subject of pre-dawn raids and arrests in Switzerland

ZURICH Swiss authorities have conducted another series of pre-dawn raids and arrests as part of investigations into corruption in international soccer.

The New York Times, citing law enforcement officials, first reported that at least some of the arrests took place at the same luxury hotel where FIFA officials were arrested in May in early morning raids that rocked the sport.

Beaudry, Payne on to provincials

They got the band back together and still can play a symphony that’s stone cold sweet.

Fort Frances skip Hailey Beaudry and her familiar cast members of Nicole Hartlin at third, Erin Tomalty at second, and co-leads Tory and Anika Beaudry looked like they hadn’t missed a beat—and rarely missed a shot—in capturing the Region 1 junior women’s crown here over the weekend.

Sparks’ shutout debut a first for Leafs

TORONTO—Shutouts don’t come easy for the Maple Leafs.

Rookie Garret Sparks made it happen last night.

The 22-year-old Sparks stopped 24 shots in his NHL debut to lead Toronto to a 3-0 win over the visiting Edmonton Oilers.

It was the first time since Dec 23, 2014 that the Leafs shut out their opponent, with Jonathan Bernier blanking the Dallas Stars 4-0 that night.