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4 goals in 6 minutes as Arsenal, Liverpool draw 3-3 in EPL
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LONDON (AP) — Arsenal scored three times in five minutes to wipe out Liverpool's two-goal lead before capitulating again to draw a wild English Premier League encounter 3-3 on Friday. Such were the depths of Arsenal's defensive ineptitude that the players were booed off at halftime at Emirates
Atletico files FIFA case against Barcelona over Griezmann
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ZURICH (AP) — Atletico Madrid has filed a complaint with FIFA over Barcelona's public pursuit of forward Antoine Griezmann. FIFA says it "can confirm that we have received a complaint from Atletico Madrid concerning the said matter." Griezmann is under contract to Atletico through June
City beats Leicester in shootout to reach League Cup semis
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LONDON (AP) — Manchester City kept alive its hopes of a quadruple as it beat Leicester 4-3 on penalties to reach the semifinals of the English League Cup on Tuesday. Arsenal is also through after beating West Ham 1-0. City goalkeeper Claudio Bravo saved Riyad Mahrez's spot kick for the
Police investigate alleged assault of Raheem Sterling
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MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Police are investigating the alleged assault of Manchester City winger Raheem Sterling at the club's training ground. The Daily Telegraph reported Sunday that Sterling was kicked and racially abused as he arrived at City's Etihad Campus on Saturday, hours before
The Unhappy One: No smiles as Lukaku scores again for United
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After his barren run in the Premier League, it's two goals in two games for Manchester United striker Romelu Lukaku. What he's yet to rediscover is the joy of scoring. Lukaku scored the opening goal in United's 2-1 win at West Bromwich Albion on Sunday but refused to celebrate, instead
Salah reaches 20 goals as Liverpool thrashes Bournemouth 4-0
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BOURNEMOUTH, England (AP) — Mohamed Salah reached 20 goals in all competitions in his first season for Liverpool by scoring in a 4-0 win over Bournemouth that lifted his team into the Premier League's top four on Sunday. In a devastating attacking display by Liverpool on the south coast, the
Brazil great Kaka retiring from soccer at age 35
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Former Ballon d'Or winner Kaka says he is retiring from soccer at age 35. Kaka, who played for Brazil, AC Milan and Real Madrid, told Brazil's Globo TV on Sunday that "my last word is that the cycle of my career as a player ends here." "I needed time to think and take a decision calmly," Kaka
Griezmann backtracks over 'insensitive' blackface tweet
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MADRID (AP) — Soccer star Antoine Griezmann has apologized for any offense caused after posting an image of himself on social media in blackface as part of an NBA party costume on Sunday. Griezmann, who is white, was also wearing a wig and holding a basketball in the photo which had "NBA 69
Alonso gives champion Chelsea 1-0 win over Southampton
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LONDON (AP) — Marcos Alonso's pinpoint free-kick gave Chelsea a 1-0 victory over Southampton in the Premier League on Saturday. The Spanish full-back curled a stunning 30-yard (meter) effort past goalkeeper Fraser Forster and into the net in first-half stoppage time. The champions could
Ozil ends Arsenal's 3-game winless run, seals Newcastle win
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LONDON (AP) — Mesut Ozil scored with a fine strike as Arsenal toiled to a 1-0 victory over struggling Newcastle in the Premier League on Saturday. Having taken just two points from their last three games, the Gunners reignited their push for a top-four place. But Newcastle is without a win
De Bruyne inspires Man City to record-extending win vs Spurs
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MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Arms wrapped around his head, Kevin De Bruyne was writhing in agony on the turf. A stamp by Dele Alli, the Tottenham dynamo prone to hot-headed eruptions, typified the rough treatment faced by De Bruyne's Manchester City on Saturday. Tottenham just couldn't cope
Ronaldo goal gives Real Madrid its 3rd Club World Cup title
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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo scored from a free-kick as Real Madrid claimed its third Club World Cup title after beating Brazilian team Gremio 1-0 Saturday. The Ballon d'Or winner fired his right-footed shot between two players in Gremio's defensive wall, leaving
As Olympics near, South Korea agonizes over post-Games costs
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GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — South Korean officials have ruled out turning a state-of-the-art Olympic skating arena into a giant seafood freezer. Other than that, not much is certain about the country's post-Winter Games plans for a host of expensive venues. As officials prepare for the games
Dortmund finally wins again in Stoeger's first game as coach
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BERLIN (AP) — Borussia Dortmund finally ended its winless streak in the Bundesliga by beating Mainz 2-0 in Peter Stoeger's first game in charge on Tuesday. Greek defender Sokratis Papastathopoulos broke the deadlock in the 55th minute and Shinji Kagawa sealed it in the 89th after Dortmund
Burnley moves into EPL's top 4 after beating Stoke 1-0
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BURNLEY, England (AP) — Ashley Barnes scored in the 89th minute to earn Burnley a 1-0 win over Stoke that lifted the unfashionable team into the top four of the English Premier League on Tuesday. Already sitting above Tottenham, Burnley leapfrogged Arsenal and Liverpool with its ninth victory
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