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More jeers for Real Madrid after home loss to Villarreal
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MADRID (AP) — Another poor result, another round of jeers for Real Madrid. Madrid's struggles in the Spanish league continued when it lost to Villarreal 1-0 on Saturday, infuriating fans at Santiago Bernabeu Stadium. Pablo Fornals netted Villarreal's winner in the 87th minute, prompting
S. Korea offers to talk with North on Olympics cooperation
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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea on Tuesday offered high-level talks with rival North Korea to find ways to cooperate on next month's Winter Olympics in the South. Seoul's quick proposal after a rare rapprochement overture from Pyongyang a day earlier offers the possibility of better ties
Chelsea overwhelms Stoke in 5-0 win in Premier League
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LONDON (AP) — Chelsea left Eden Hazard on the bench and still overwhelmed Stoke in a 5-0 win in the Premier League on Saturday, with the first three goals coming in the opening 23 minutes. Goals by Antonio Rudiger, Danny Drinkwater — with a thumping shot from the edge of the area — and
Sluggish United draws 3rd straight game, Lukaku carried off
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MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho was under scrutiny for the first time this season after the team dropped further out of Premier League title contention with a 0-0 draw at home to Southampton on Saturday. With its third straight draw over the busy Christmas
Salah double inspires Liverpool to 2-1 win over Leicester
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LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Mohamed Salah scored twice to match Roger Hunt's club record for goals scored before the turn of the year as Liverpool came from behind to beat Leicester 2-1 in the Premier League on Saturday. Salah's second-half double took his tally for the season to 23 goals, the
Spaniards lead Chelsea to 2-0 win over Brighton in EPL
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LONDON (AP) — Alvaro Morata scored on his return from suspension as Chelsea eased past Brighton 2-0 in the English Premier League on Tuesday. Chelsea's Spanish contingent was largely responsible for the victory. Morata headed in shortly after the break, and Marcos Alonso sealed the
Kane sets Premier League mark with 39 goals in calendar year
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LONDON (AP) — Harry Kane set the English Premier League record for goals in a calendar year, raising his total to 39 with a hat trick Tuesday that led Tottenham over Southampton 5-2. Kane headed in Christian Eriksen's free kick in the 22nd minute, breaking the Premier League's previous record
Lingard salvages 2-2 draw for Man United against Burnley
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MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Manchester United was on the right side of a last-minute equalizer in the English Premier League as Jesse Lingard's double from the bench salvaged a point against Burnley in a 2-2 draw on Tuesday. United conceded with virtually the last kick of its previous game, at
Liverpool finds clinical edge to beat Swansea 5-0 in EPL
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LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Liverpool handed struggling Swansea an expected 5-0 thrashing in the English Premier League on Tuesday. The win kept Liverpool in the top four, a point ahead of fifth-placed Tottenham. However, Juergen Klopp's side was 17 points adrift of leader Manchester City, which
US jury acquits Peruvian defendant in FIFA bribery case
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NEW YORK (AP) — A former South American soccer official was acquitted in the FIFA bribery scandal on Tuesday and walked out of the courtroom saying he's finished with the world's most popular sport. The verdict clearing Manuel Burga, former president of Peru's soccer federation, of a single
Serena Williams to play 1st competition since giving birth
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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Serena Williams is returning to competition with an exhibition match Saturday in Abu Dhabi against French Open champion Jelena Ostapenko. Williams has not competed since winning the Australian Open last January while she was pregnant. She will face
Matter of when Man City wins title and how many records fall
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English soccer has never seen a team so utterly dominant as Manchester City entering the packed Christmas program. There seems little doubt Pep Guardiola will be raising the Premier League trophy for the first time in May. It is just a question of when City will wrap up its third title since
Man United collapse allows City to go 13 points clear in EPL
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LEICESTER, England (AP) — Perhaps Jose Mourinho should have listened to the advice from Manchester United's crosstown rivals. That's the unbeaten Manchester City team now 13 points clear at the top of the English Premier League. A week ago, City players were filmed in their dressing room
Barcelona leads Madrid by 14 points after 3-0 clasico win
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MADRID (AP) — Barcelona has almost ended Real Madrid's defense of its Spanish league title, and there's still half a season to go. Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez left Madrid staring at a 14-point deficit after leading Barcelona to a 3-0 win at the Santiago Bernabeu on Saturday. Madrid has a
2 officials convicted at FIFA trial; 3rd awaits verdict
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NEW YORK (AP) — Two former South American soccer officials were convicted Friday of corruption charges at the first U.S. trial stemming from the FIFA bribery scandal, while deliberations will continue next week for a third official. A federal jury in New York deliberated a week before reaching
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