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FILE - In this March 29, 2016 file photo, Paraguay's Dario Lezcano, left, fights for the ball with Brazil's Hulk during a World Cup qualifying soccer match in Asuncion, Paraguay. The governing body of Chinese soccer plans a series of measures in response to what is termed "irrational" spending by clubs on transfer fees and player salaries, amid concerns that foreign stars are crowding out local talent and harming the country's goal of becoming a global force in the sport. Shanghai Shenhua said it paid an $11 million transfer fee to Argentina's Boca Juniors for Teves. Oscar was purchased from Chelsea, and Brazilians Hulk, Ramires, Alex Teixeira and Paulinho, Colombian striker Jackson Martinez and Argentine forward Ezequiel Lavezzi also joined the league. (AP Photo/Jorge Saenz, File)

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FILE - In this Feb. 3, 2016 file photo, Chelsea's Oscar sits on the pitch during the English Premier League soccer match between Watford and Chelsea at the Vicarage Road stadium in London. The governing body of Chinese soccer plans a series of measures in response to what is termed "irrational" spending by clubs on transfer fees and player salaries, amid concerns that foreign stars are crowding out local talent and harming the country's goal of becoming a global force in the sport. Shanghai Shenhua said it paid an $11 million transfer fee to Argentina's Boca Juniors for Teves. Oscar was purchased from Chelsea, and Brazilians Hulk, Ramires, Alex Teixeira and Paulinho, Colombian striker Jackson Martinez and Argentine forward Ezequiel Lavezzi also joined the league. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein, File)

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Dallas Cowboys coach Jason Garrett yells at the officials during the first half of an NFL divisional playoff football game against the Green Bay Packers Sunday, Jan. 15, 2017, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Michael Ainsworth)

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Belgium's Kirsten Flipkens makes a forehand return to Britain's Johanna Konta during their first round match at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Andy Brownbill)

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Britain's Johanna Konta makes a forehand return to Belgium's Kirsten Flipkens during their first round match at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Andy Brownbill)

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Mississippi State guard Dominique Dillingham (00) shoots over Mississippi forward Taylor Manuel (50) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Starkville, Miss., Monday, Jan. 16, 2017. (AP Photo/Jim Lytle)

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The ball slips past Notre Dame's Brianna Turner and Tennessee's Mercedes Russell during an NCAA college basketball game in Knoxville, Tenn., Monday, Jan. 16, 2017. (Saul Young/Knoxville News Sentinel via AP)

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Notre Dame's Arike Ogunbowale is defended by Tennessee's Diamond DeShields, left, and Mercedes Russell during an NCAA college basketball game in Knoxville, Tenn., Monday, Jan. 16, 2017. (Saul Young/Knoxville News Sentinel via AP)

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Tennessee's Diamond DeShields, left, and Jaime Nared chase after the ball with Notre Dame's Kathryn Westbeld during an NCAA college basketball game in Knoxville, Tenn., Monday, Jan. 16, 2017. (Saul Young/Knoxville News Sentinel via AP)

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Notre Dame's Marina Mabrey (3) drives the ball past Tennessee's Jordan Reynolds (0) during an NCAA college basketball game in Knoxville, Tenn., Monday, Jan. 16, 2017. (Saul Young/Knoxville News Sentinel via AP)

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Tennessee's Diamond DeShields (11) shoots against Notre Dame during an NCAA college basketball game in Knoxville, Tenn., Monday, Jan. 16, 2017. (Saul Young/Knoxville News Sentinel via AP)

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Tennessee head coach Holly Warlick watches a play during an NCAA college basketball game in Knoxville, Tenn., Monday, Jan. 16, 2017. (Saul Young/Knoxville News Sentinel via AP)

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Syracuse head coach Jim Boeheim argues a call during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against North Carolina in Chapel Hill, N.C., Monday, Jan. 16, 2017. (AP Photo/Ben McKeown)

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North Carolina Head Coach Roy Williams shouts toward his team during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Syracuse in Chapel Hill, N.C., Monday, Jan. 16, 2017. (AP Photo/Ben McKeown)

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North Carolina's Kenny Williams (24) is fouled by Syracuse's Tyus Battle (25) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Chapel Hill, N.C., Monday, Jan. 16, 2017. (AP Photo/Ben McKeown)

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North Carolina's Kennedy Meeks (3) handles the ball as Syracuse's Taurean Thompson, right, defends during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Chapel Hill, N.C., Monday, Jan. 16, 2017. (AP Photo/Ben McKeown)

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Villanova's Darryl Reynolds, right, dunks the ball against Seton Hall's Ismael Sanogo during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Monday, Jan. 16, 2017, in Villanova, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

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Villanova's Donte DiVincenzo (10) tries to get a shot past Seton Hall's Angel Delgado (31) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Monday, Jan. 16, 2017, in Villanova, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

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Seton Hall's Myles Powell, left, pulls in a rebound against Villanova's Donte DiVincenzo during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Monday, Jan. 16, 2017, in Villanova, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

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Villanova's Darryl Reynolds (45) goes up for a dunk against Seton Hall's Madison Jones (30) as Myles Powell (13) looks on during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Monday, Jan. 16, 2017, in Villanova, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)