3 Serie A clubs to answer for match-fixing



ROME (AP) — Serie A clubs Atalanta, Novara and Siena are among the 22 Italian teams being notified that they are being investigated by sports authorities in a massive match-fixing scandal.

The other clubs named on Wednesday by the Italian soccer federation are: AlbinoLeffe, Ancona, Ascoli, Avesa, Cremonese, Empoli, Frosinone, Grosseto, Livorno, Modena, Monza, Padova, Pescara, Piacenza, Ravenna, Reggina, Rimini, Sampdoria and Spezia.

More than 30 people have been arrested in the past year in the probe started by judicial authorities in Cremona, including former Atalanta captain Cristiano Doni and former Lazio captain Giuseppe Signori.

Doni was among those named again on Wednesday, while Signori was not.