FIFA president Sepp Blatter, center, leaves a hotel to lead a meeting in Marrakech, Morocco, Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014. Amid another crisis at FIFA, Blatter will lead an executive committee meeting on Thursday with the sudden resignation of ethics prosecutor Michael Garcia now on the agenda. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena) (AP)

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December 19, 2014 12:00PM (UTC)

Your Top Plays for Today: AP's Sports Guide

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RONDO TRADED TO MAVERICKS, ENDING CELTICS ERA

Rajon Rondo, the last remnant of Boston's NBA championship team, is traded to the Dallas Mavericks.

http://m.apnews.com/ap/db_268750/contentdetail.htm?contentguid=9wACBIMU

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RUBLE CONCERNS AHEAD OF 2018 WORLD CUP FOR CRISIS-HIT FIFA

Plummeting ruble the latest concern for FIFA ahead of 2018 World Cup, with corruption scandal deepening.

http://bigstory.ap.org/article/4a8cccf9d9824090850c2ce3fba124a9/fifa-meets-amid-crisis-over-garcias-resignation

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KEMP TRADED FROM DODGERS TO PADRES

Slugger Matt Kemp is traded from the Los Angeles Dodgers to the San Diego Padres in a deal involving five players.

http://m.apnews.com/ap/db_268750/contentdetail.htm?contentguid=9wACBIMU

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JUVENTUS ENDS YEAR TOP OF ITALIAN LEAGUE

Juventus goes into the Christmas break atop the Italian league after a 3-1 win at Cagliari.

http://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/soccer/2014/12/18/juventus-beats-cagliari-to-end-year-top-of-serie-a/20598303/

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ECCLESTONE RETURNS TO F1 BOARD

Bernie Ecclestone, the 84-year-old head of Formula One's commercial operations, is returned to the board, having stood aside for a completed bribery trial.

http://racing.ap.org/article/bernie-ecclestone-back-f1-board-stay-ceo

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