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India wins ODI series in South Africa for 1st time
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PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa (AP) — India won a one-day series in South Africa for the first time, clinching a piece of history with a 73-run victory in the fifth game on Tuesday to lead 4-1 overall with one match left. India's win was set up by 115 from opener Rohit Sharma — his first
Barcelona stumbles again, held 0-0 at home by Getafe
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MADRID (AP) — Barcelona has hit a bit of a slump, and Atletico Madrid is edging back into the title race. Barcelona stumbled for the second consecutive weekend in the Spanish league on Sunday, being held 0-0 by Getafe and seeing Atletico move within seven points of the lead. Atletico cut
Salah scores again, Liverpool wins 2-0 at Southampton in EPL
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SOUTHAMPTON, England (AP) — Mohamed Salah and Roberto Firmino set each other up for goals in Liverpool's 2-0 win at Southampton in the Premier League as Virgil van Dijk made a triumphant return at St. Mary's stadium on Sunday. On an afternoon when Van Dijk shrugged off the jeers of his former
Mourinho hoodoo continues as United stunned by Newcastle 1-0
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NEWCASTLE, England (AP) — Jose Mourinho tripped up again at St. James' Park as his Manchester United team was surprisingly beaten 1-0 by Newcastle on Sunday for a second loss in its last three Premier League games. Matt Ritchie's 65th-minute goal — following a free kick awarded for a dive by
Nice says Balotelli booked for reacting to racist abuse
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NICE, France (AP) — French club Nice says striker Mario Balotelli was shown a yellow card for complaining about racist abuse he received from Dijon fans on Saturday. Nice tweeted the Italian forward, who was booked in the 74th minute of a 3-2 away defeat by referee Nicolas Rainville, was
Ronaldo nets 3, Madrid routs Sociedad before PSG clash
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BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo scored his first hat trick of the season four days before Real Madrid meets Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League with its season on the line. Ronaldo's treble of goals on Saturday fueled a 5-2 victory at home over a disconcerted Real Sociedad,
Kane widens gulf between Tottenham, Arsenal with derby win
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LONDON (AP) — Harry Kane's header gave Tottenham a 1-0 victory over Arsenal on Saturday that widened the gap between the north London rivals in the pursuit of Champions League qualification. A tepid derby came to life in the 49th minute when Kane soared over Laurent Koscielny to meet Ben
Aguero scores 4 as leader Man City thrashes Leicester 5-1
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MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Sergio Aguero scored four goals as English Premier League leader Manchester City showed Riyad Mahrez what he was missing in a 5-1 thrashing of Leicester on Saturday. Aguero scored his goals in the second half, propelling City to a 16-point lead at the top of the
FIFA president praises Russian World Cup preparations
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HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — FIFA's president has praised Russia's preparations for this summer's World Cup. Speaking to reporters during a one-day trip to Vietnam on Thursday, Giovanni Infantino said everything is ready for the world's biggest sporting event, which will kick off in
Sanchez reaches deal to avoid prison time in tax fraud case
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MADRID (AP) — Alexis Sanchez has reached a deal with Spanish authorities to avoid prison time in a tax fraud case stemming from when he played for Barcelona. Sanchez was handed a 16-month prison sentence for defrauding tax authorities of nearly 1 million euros ($1.2 million) in 2012 and 2013,
Lamela's 1st goal in 17 months helps Tottenham win in FA Cup
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LONDON (AP) — Erik Lamela scored his first goal in 17 injury-troubled months to help Tottenham reach the fifth round of the FA Cup with a 2-0 victory over fourth-tier side Newport on Wednesday. The south Wales club held Tottenham to a 1-1 draw at home 10 days ago but it was outclassed in the
Against tense global backdrop, let the Games begin
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PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — On the one hand: The world gathers for a scripted, globalized spectacle of competition and unity. North Korean athletes and performers stream into the rival South for a display of cooperation that maybe, just maybe, could ease anxiety about possible nuclear war.
Watford crushes 10-man Chelsea 4-1 in EPL
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WATFORD, England (AP) — Antonio Conte's future as Chelsea manager was cast into further doubt when the struggling English Premier League champion was thrashed by Watford 4-1 on Monday. The west London club, which lost 3-0 at home to Bournemouth last week, was poor again as Tiemoue Bakayoko was
Higuain scores hat trick in 7-goal Juventus rout
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ROME (AP) — Gonzalo Higuain scored a hat trick as Juventus swept past Sassuolo 7-0 on Sunday to strengthen its pursuit of a seventh straight Serie A title. Sami Khedira netted twice for the hosts while Alex Sandro and Miralem Pjanic were also on target for the Bianconeri, who won their seventh
Kane scores late penalty, Spurs snatch 2-2 draw at Liverpool
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LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — There couldn't have been a more dramatic way for Harry Kane to bring up 100 goals in the Premier League. It was the fifth minute of injury time, Liverpool was leading 2-1 in an action-packed game at Anfield, and home fans were seething after Tottenham was awarded a
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