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Messi scores his 350th Spanish league goal as Barcelona wins
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MADRID (AP) — Lionel Messi missed a penalty kick but rebounded by scoring his record 350th goal in the Spanish league in Barcelona's 2-0 win at Alaves on Saturday. Messi also scored the second in leading the club to its second consecutive victory to start the league. Barcelona was still
Cavani and Neymar combine as PSG beats Saint-Etienne 3-0
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PARIS (AP) — French league leader Paris Saint-Germain beat Saint-Etienne 3-0 for a fourth straight win on Friday, with Edinson Cavani scoring twice and Neymar involved in two goals. Saint-Etienne came to Paris on the back of three straight wins and as the only team yet to concede a goal. But
Real Madrid in Champs League group with Dortmund, Tottenham
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GENEVA (AP) — Real Madrid's route to retaining the Champions League title looks a lot like last year's. Only tougher. The two-time defending champion was on Thursday drawn again with Borussia Dortmund, which won their group last year and was unbeaten against Cristiano Ronaldo and
Tottenham makes 1st summer signings in Sanchez, Gazzaniga
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LONDON (AP) — Tottenham completed its first signings of the summer transfer window by bringing in Colombia center back Davinson Sanchez and Argentine goalkeeper Paulo Gazzaniga on Wednesday. Sanchez joined from Ajax for a reported fee of 42 million pounds ($53.75, which would be a club record
Barcelona sues Neymar for $10M signing bonus
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BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Barcelona is suing Neymar for the €8.5 million euro ($10 million) bonus it paid the Brazil striker for signing a contract he later broke to join Paris Saint-Germain on a world-record transfer. Barcelona said on Tuesday that it wants Neymar to pay back the bonus for a
Sparkling Liverpool back in the Champions League
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LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Juergen Klopp had just seen his Liverpool team slice open Hoffenheim to score a third goal in the opening 21 minutes when he turned to the celebrating Anfield crowd and roared: "That's football!" Liverpool returned to the Champions League group stage in some style on
German Foreign Ministry pokes fun at Breitbart gaffe
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BERLIN (AP) — Germany's Foreign Ministry is having some fun at the expense of a Breitbart News gaffe. The online news site's London operation on Friday used a photo of famous German soccer star Lukas Podolski riding on a jet-ski to illustrate a story headlined "Spanish Police Crack Gang Moving
Rooney nets 200th EPL goal, Everton draws 1-1 at Man City
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MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Wayne Rooney wheeled away in delight after scoring his 200th goal in the English Premier League, cupping both of his ears with his hands in front of the Manchester City fans who jeered his name and his every touch. The Everton striker had just joined an exclusive
Bale leads Madrid to opening 3-0 league win without Ronaldo
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LA CORUNA, Spain (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo wasn't missed by his team as Gareth Bale scored one goal and set up another to help Real Madrid start its defense of the Spanish league title with a 3-0 win at Deportivo La Coruna on Sunday. Madrid's easy win was only marred by Sergio Ramos being sent
Honoring victims of attacks, Barcelona wins league opener
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BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Wearing shirts honoring victims of the recent attacks in Spain, Barcelona opened its Spanish league season with a comfortable 2-0 win over Real Betis on Sunday. Players had the word "Barcelona" instead of their names on the back of their shirts, and the Catalan hashtag
More Wembley woes for Spurs, Chelsea reignites title defense
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LONDON (AP) — Tottenham banners lined the walkways leading to Wembley. The stadium was rebranded inside in the club's colors. Even drumming was amplified over the speaker system to whip up the atmosphere against Chelsea. The cosmetic changes couldn't turn around Tottenham's wretched Wembley
Malaysian sultan strikes equestrian gold in SEA Games
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KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — A Malaysian sultan made more history in the Southeast Asian Games by winning the equestrian endurance race on Sunday. Sultan Mizan Zainal Abidin, the first sultan to compete in the biennial games, galloped to victory after nearly six hours in the 80-kilometer
Mane scores as Liverpool beats Palace 1-0 in Premier League
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LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Sadio Mane capitalized on defensive uncertainty to score a scruffy winner as a depleted Liverpool team beat Crystal Palace 1-0 Saturday for its first victory in the Premier League. Palace midfielder Luka Milivojevic lost possession on the edge of his own area before
Free-scoring Man United already looks team to beat in EPL
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Free-scoring, tight at the back, and confidence oozing through the side, Manchester United already might be the team to beat in the English Premier League. United hasn't challenged for the title since winning its record-extending 20th championship in 2013, Alex Ferguson's last year in charge.
Jese scores debut goal as Stoke beats Arsenal 1-0 in EPL
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STOKE, England (AP) — Spanish forward Jese marked his debut for Stoke by scoring in a 1-0 win over Arsenal in the English Premier League on Saturday. Three days after joining on a season-long loan from Paris Saint-Germain, Jese was handed a start by Stoke manager Mark Hughes and showed why he