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FA Cup: Man City drawn vs Wigan in repeat of 2013 final
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LONDON (AP) — Manchester City was drawn against Wigan in the fifth round of the FA Cup on Monday, for a repeat of the 2013 final won surprisingly by the current third-tier leader. The four biggest teams left in the draw — Man City, Manchester United, Chelsea, Tottenham — were kept apart in
Sane out for Man City with ankle ligament damage
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MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Manchester City says Leroy Sane sustained ankle ligament damage during its FA Cup win over Cardiff, leaving the English Premier League leader short of attacking options in a crucial part of the season. City gave the injury prognosis on Monday, without saying how long
Liverpool sends out-of-favor Sturridge on loan to West Brom
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LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Liverpool sent Daniel Sturridge on loan to fellow English Premier League team West Bromwich Albion on Monday after the striker dropped out of favor at Anfield. West Brom, which is next to last in the standings, said Sturridge has joined until the end of the
Federer beats Cilic in Aussie final; wins 20th major title
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MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — As Roger Federer cried while accepting his 20th Grand Slam title, Rod "Rocket" Laver took a chance to snap a picture for posterity. Federer has won more major singles titles than any man, including a record-equaling six on the court that bears the great Rod Laver's
Suarez, Messi save Barcelona from Alaves setback
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MADRID (AP) — Luis Suarez and Lionel Messi came to the rescue again by scoring late as Barcelona avoided an upset at home and maintained its comfortable lead in the Spanish league on Sunday. The duo added to their scoring run in a come-from-behind 2-1 win against relegation-wary Alaves at Camp
Quadruple still on for City after FA Cup win at Cardiff
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LONDON (AP) — Even though Pep Guardiola won't admit it, Manchester City has an increasingly serious chance of completing the quadruple this season. Kevin De Bruyne and Raheem Sterling scored as City advanced to the fifth round of the FA Cup with a 2-0 win over Championship team Cardiff on
Cavani becomes PSG all-time top scorer with 157
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PARIS (AP) — Edinson Cavani became Paris Saint-Germain's all-time leading scorer with 157 in a 4-0 home win against Montpellier in the French league on Saturday. He scored one and set up the fourth for Neymar, who scored twice as PSG moved 11 points clear of Lyon at the top. Neymar has 17 in
Ronaldo nails 2 penalties as Real Madrid beats Valencia 4-1
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BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — A beleaguered Zinedine Zidane got the win he needed to take some pressure off as Real Madrid's manager. Cristiano Ronaldo scored two first-half penalties to lead them past Valencia 4-1 on Saturday, breaking Madrid's four-game winless streak away from home in the Spanish
Spurs avoid shock FA Cup exit in draw at 4th-tier Newport
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LONDON (AP) — Tottenham survived a huge scare in the FA Cup as a late Harry Kane goal rescued a 1-1 draw at fourth-tier Newport in the fourth round on Saturday. Newport led for 44 minutes until Kane's 82nd-minute equalizer but the League Two side held on at 10,000-seat Rodney Parade to secure
VAR in the spotlight in Liverpool's FA Cup loss to West Brom
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LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — The Video Assistant Referee took center-stage during the first half of Liverpool's FA Cup match with West Bromwich Albion on Saturday as it was used three times, including the first on-field review in English football. "We struggled at the end because we were running
Wozniacki beats Halep to win 1st major at Australian Open
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MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — For all her success in tennis, from holding the No. 1 ranking for more than a year to winning 27 titles, one question had plagued Caroline Wozniacki's career. Did she have what it takes to win a major? It took 43 Grand Slam tournaments and two failed attempts in
Arsenal beats Chelsea 2-1 to seal League Cup final with City
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LONDON (AP) — Two fortuitous goals helped Arsenal beat Chelsea 2-1 on Wednesday and seal a League Cup final meeting with Manchester City, providing a glimmer of joy in a gloomy domestic campaign. Both Arsenal goals received a helping hand from Chelsea defender Antonio Ruediger as the semifinal
Madrid stunned by Leganes at home, eliminated from Copa
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MADRID (AP) — Real Madrid followed its biggest win of the season with its most embarrassing defeat on Wednesday, and the pressure is back on for coach Zinedine Zidane and his players. After routing Deportivo La Coruna 7-1 to give fans a glimmer of hope after a series of poor results, Madrid
Gymnastics doctor sentenced to 40 to 175 years in prison
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LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The former sports doctor who admitted molesting some of the nation's top gymnasts for years under the guise of medical treatment was sentenced Wednesday to 40 to 175 years in prison by a judge who proudly told him, "I just signed your death warrant." The sentence capped a
Quadruple-chasing Man City through to League Cup final
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BRISTOL, England (AP) — Pep Guardiola reached his first final in English soccer as Manchester City ended second-tier Bristol City's memorable run in the League Cup on Tuesday to stay in contention for silverware on four fronts. Man City won the second leg of their semifinal 3-2, with Kevin De
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