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Kane overcomes August woes to help England beat Malta 4-0
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Putting his latest August goal drought behind him, Harry Kane scored twice for England in a 4-0 win over Malta that pushed his team closer to qualification for the 2018 World Cup on Friday. The striker failed to score in all three of Tottenham's Premier League games in August, extending his dry
UEFA puts Paris Saint-Germain finances under investigation
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GENEVA (AP) — Paris Saint-Germain has paid a quick price for its record-breaking investments in star forwards Neymar and Kylian Mbappe. UEFA put Paris Saint-Germain's finances under formal investigation Friday, citing "recent transfer activity" that triggered concern the club was again
Sharapova wins again at Open; No. 4 Zverev, No. 8 Tsonga out
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NEW YORK (AP) — No one, not even Maria Sharapova herself, knew quite what to expect from her return to Grand Slam tennis at the U.S. Open. It had been 19 months since she had entered a major tournament. She played only nine times anywhere since a 15-month doping suspension ended in April. Two
Europe's transfer window set for frantic finale
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Will Barcelona buy another forward to replace Neymar? Can Arsenal keep hold of Alexis Sanchez? Is Monaco about to lose three more of its star players? Europe's transfer window closes in most countries on Thursday with a slew of high-profile and long-running sagas still to be finalized. Here's
Villa starting from scratch in return to Spain national team
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MADRID (AP) — Forget about his past success with Spain's national team. David Villa knows he will have to prove himself again. Three years after his last match with Spain, the veteran striker was the surprise name in the list of players called up by coach Julen Lopetegui for the crucial World
US Open glance: Federer, Nadal, Kerber in 1st-round matches
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A quick look at the U.S. Open : LOOKAHEAD TO TUESDAY No. 1 seed Rafael Nadal and No. 3 Roger Federer will play their first-round matches in Arthur Ashe Stadium — Nadal during the day and Federer at night. Nadal faces Dusan Lajovic of Serbia, while Federer takes on 19-year-old American
Emotional Sharapova tops No. 2 Halep at Open in Slam return
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NEW YORK (AP) — When Maria Sharapova's first Grand Slam match after a 15-month doping suspension ended with a victory at the U.S. Open, she dropped to her knees and covered her face, tears welling in her eyes. This was merely a win to get to the second round, yes, but it also clearly meant so
Dembele arrives trying to avoid comparisons with Neymar
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MADRID (AP) — Newly-signed Barcelona forward Ousmane Dembele said there is a long way to go before he can be compared to Neymar, as he was officially introduced by the Catalan club on Monday. The 20-year-old Dembele tried to avoid any parallels with the Brazilian star who left in a
Real Madrid held 2-2 by Valencia in home opener
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MADRID (AP) — Marco Asensio was impressive again, but his two remarkable goals were enough only to salvage a 2-2 draw against Valencia in Real Madrid's home opener in the Spanish league on Sunday. Asensio scored the second of his two goals from a free kick in the 83rd minute at the Santiago
Burnley stuns Tottenham with late equalizer at Wembley
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LONDON (AP) — Burnley stunned Tottenham with a stoppage-time equalizer on Sunday as Chris Wood clinched a 1-1 draw in the Premier League to prolong the north London club's miserable record at Wembley Stadium. Tottenham has only managed two wins in 12 matches in the last decade at English
Fabregas, Morata lead Chelsea to 2-0 win over Everton
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LONDON (AP) — Cesc Fabregas and Alvaro Morata guided Chelsea to a 2-0 victory over Everton on Sunday as the Premier League champions further banished memories of their opening-day loss. Fabregas put Chelsea in front after 27 minutes and Morata headed in a second goal before
Liverpool humiliates Arsenal to win 4-0 in Premier League
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LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Liverpool tore Arsenal apart with a devastating attacking display on Sunday, producing a 4-0 victory in the Premier League that exploited an error-strewn performance by the London club. Roberto Firmino, Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah spearheaded the powerful assault on
India beats Sri Lanka in 3rd ODI to clinch series
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PALLEKELE, Sri Lanka (AP) — Rohit Sharma hit an unbeaten century and shared an unbroken 157-run partnership with Mahendra Singh Dhoni to lead India to a six-wicket win Sunday over Sri Lanka in the third cricket one-day international. India clinched the five-match series with an unassailable 3-0
Sterling scores, sent off for sparking melee among City fans
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BOURNEMOUTH, England (AP) — Manchester City winger Raheem Sterling was sent off for exuberantly celebrating a stoppage-time winner that led to fans spilling onto the pitch at Bournemouth on Saturday. Sterling was shown a second yellow card of the game after celebrating scoring in the seventh
3rd win gives Mourinho belief United is transformed force
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MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Three wins out of three for Manchester United, just like the start of last season. No wonder Jose Mourinho is so restrained this time around. Far from laying the foundations for an English Premier League title challenge, United faded after its trio of successes last