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Late leveler, VAR confusion, red cards before Chelsea wins
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LONDON (AP) — After being stunned by a late equalizer, Chelsea was left bewildered and infuriated over the experimental video referees. And as frustration grew over the lack of winner against Norwich in the FA Cup, so did the number of dives by Chelsea players. Chelsea finished Wednesday's
Wenger called referee 'not honest' and 'a disgrace' in rant
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LONDON (AP) — Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger accused a referee of being "not honest" and called him "a disgrace" in a rant inside the match officials' changing room that led to a three-match touchline ban for one of English soccer's most experienced coaches. The English Football Association
VAR intervenes for FA Cup goal in 1st for English soccer
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In a first for English soccer, a goal was awarded thanks to the intervention of a video assistant referee as Leicester advanced to the fourth round of the FA Cup on Tuesday. Kelechi Iheanacho's deft finish was ruled out by the assistant referee for offside against the Leicester striker in the
Agent says former World Cup winner Ronaldinho has retired
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SAO PAULO (AP) — Ronaldinho, "the ever-smiling magician" of Barcelona, as described by his former club, has ended his professional career. Roberto Assis, the brother and agent of the 2005 Ballon d'Or winner, announced Tuesday that the 37-year-old wants to play a series of farewell matches from
Ex-doctor's victims recount sex abuse as young gymnasts
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LANSING, Mich. (AP) — One after one, gymnasts and other victims of a disgraced former sports doctor stepped forward in a Michigan courtroom Tuesday to recount the sexual abuse and emotional trauma he inflicted on them as children, including one who warned that girls eventually "grow into strong
Man City ends interest in signing Alexis Sanchez
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MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Manchester United's chances of signing Alexis Sanchez were boosted on Monday when fierce rival Manchester City ended its interest in signing the Arsenal forward. City is unwilling to match the transfer fee and related costs to sign Sanchez that are being offered by
Man United beats Stoke 3-0, reduces City's lead to 12 points
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MANCHESTER, England (AP) — With Alexis Sanchez potentially on his way to Manchester United, two members of the current forward line issued reminders of their goal-scoring talents on Monday. Anthony Martial and Romelu Lukaku, whose places in the team would be threatened by the arrival of
Olympic champ Simone Biles says she was abused by doctor
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Simone Biles watched as her friends and former Olympic teammates came forward to detail abuse at the hands of a now-imprisoned former USA Gymnastics team doctor. Drawing in part from their strength, the four-time gold medalist acknowledged Monday she is among the athletes who were sexually
Referee takes retribution on player as PSG wins 1-0
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PARIS (AP) — A bizarre foul committed by the referee overshadowed Paris Saint-Germain's 1-0 win on Sunday at Nantes which moved the leaders 11 points clear at the top of the French league. In a highly unusual end to the game, referee Tony Chapron sent off Nantes center half Diego Carlos in the
Suarez, Messi lead Barcelona to 4-2 comeback win at Sociedad
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BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Barcelona has broken its curse at Anoeta Stadium. Luis Suarez scored twice before Lionel Messi completed Barcelona's 4-2 comeback win at Real Sociedad on Sunday, giving the Catalan club its first league win at the Basque Country team since 2007. Barcelona was behind
Without Sanchez, Arsenal loses 2-1 to Bournemouth in EPL
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BOURNEMOUTH, England (AP) — With star forward Alexis Sanchez left at home, Arsenal squandered a lead by conceding two goals in five minutes to lose 2-1 at Bournemouth in the Premier League on Sunday. Callum Wilson equalized in the 70th minute for Bournemouth before setting up Jordon Ibe for
City's unbeaten run in EPL ends with 4-3 loss at Liverpool
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LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Manchester City's 22-match unbeaten start to the Premier League came to an end with a 4-3 loss to Liverpool in a wild and thrilling game at Anfield on Sunday. City finally faltered at a ground where the team has a long history of struggles — with just one league win
Arsenal omits Sanchez amid interest from Manchester clubs
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BOURNEMOUTH, England (AP) — Alexis Sanchez has been left out of Arsenal's squad for the Premier League match against Bournemouth on Sunday, amid interest in the forward from Manchester City and Manchester United. The Chile international's contract at Arsenal expires at the end of the season,
Chelsea misfires again in 0-0 draw against Leicester in EPL
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LONDON (AP) — Misfiring Chelsea missed the chance to climb into second place in the English Premier League by drawing 0-0 at home to 10-man Leicester on Saturday. It was a third straight goalless draw involving Chelsea in all competitions — and a fourth in the team's last seven
Kane sets more records as Tottenham thrashes Everton 4-0
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LONDON (AP) — Harry Kane became Tottenham's record scorer in the English Premier League by grabbing a second-half double in a 4-0 win over Everton on Saturday. The England striker moved onto 98 goals, surpassing the previous mark of 97 set by Teddy Sheringham, thanks to two tap-ins at Wembley
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