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SKorea crashes in relay, finishes with 6 short-track medals
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GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — There were crashes, penalties, shattered blades and surprises. It all added up to a historic night of short-track racing Thursday, with South Korea winning a leading six medals in the nation's favorite Winter Olympic sport but no gold on the last night of
Madrid beats Leganes 3-1 in game postponed from December
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MADRID (AP) — Real Madrid overcame the absence of Cristiano Ronaldo and other regular starters Wednesday, coming from behind to defeat Leganes 3-1 Wednesday in a Spanish league match postponed from last year. The result allowed the defending champions to regain third place from Valencia, but
Man United holds Sevilla in CL thanks to De Gea save
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SEVILLE, Spain (AP) — The Sevilla crowd was ready to erupt when forward Luis Muriel appeared free from markers inside the area, with the ball in perfect position for his header just a few meters (yards) from the goal. From that spot, there was surely nothing Manchester United goalkeeper David
British judge sentences prolific pedophile to 32 years
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LONDON (AP) — A British judge sentenced a prolific pedophile to 32 years in prison Monday in what the U.K.'s national law enforcement agency described as a watershed moment for coming to grips with technology's ability to support and spread depravity. Geophysicist Matthew Falder admitted to
Bayern cruises to 5-0 win over Besiktas in Champions League
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MUNICH (AP) — Thomas Mueller and Robert Lewandowski both scored twice as Bayern Munich defeated 10-man Besiktas 5-0 Tuesday to all but secure progress to the Champions League quarterfinals for the seventh straight season. Bayern played with an extra man after Domagoj Vida was sent off early
Messi scores vs Chelsea at 9th attempt to give Barca CL draw
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LONDON (AP) — Lionel Messi finally managed one of the few things he had yet to achieve in football. At his ninth attempt, the five-time world player of the year finally scored against Chelsea, salvaging a 1-1 draw on Tuesday and halting his longest drought against any opponent after 730
Ex-soccer coach jailed for 30 yrs for abusing young players
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LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — A former English youth soccer coach was jailed Monday for 30 years for abusing 12 young footballers after the judge called him the "devil incarnate." Barry Bennell, a former coach at Crewe and scout for Manchester City, was convicted at Liverpool Crown Court of 50
Spanish police clear West Brom players accused of taxi theft
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BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Police in Spain have cleared four West Bromwich Albion players who were being investigated for the theft of a taxi in Barcelona last week. Catalonia's regional police said on Monday no charges will be filed against the players. Police did not say why the investigation
Aguero involved in clash with Wigan fan after City's defeat
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MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Sergio Aguero was involved in a confrontation with a Wigan fan as ugly scenes marred the end of the third-division side's shock FA Cup win over Manchester City on Monday. Fans spilled on to the pitch at DW Stadium as the host celebrated its 1-0 fifth-round win
Man City's quadruple bid ends in shock FA Cup loss to Wigan
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MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Manchester City's pursuit of a quadruple ended on Monday when it was surprisingly eliminated from the FA Cup by losing at third-division Wigan 1-0. Wigan beat City in the 2013 FA Cup final, but this was an even bigger shock. Will Grigg's late goal was enough for the
Juve win is costly with Higuain, Bernardeschi injuries
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ROME (AP) — Juventus' 1-0 derby win over Torino came at a high cost with both prized striker Gonzalo Higuain and his replacement, Federico Bernardeschi, coming off with injuries. The status of each player will be big concerns for Juventus' pursuit of a seventh straight Serie A title as well as
Rochdale scores late vs Spurs to set up Wembley replay
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ROCHDALE, England (AP) — What a difference a few days can make. After coming from two goals down to draw 2-2 at Juventus in the Champions League last 16 on Tuesday, Tottenham made 11 changes to its team on Sunday and was held 2-2 by English third-tier team Rochdale in the fifth round of the FA
Atletico stays in touch with Barca, Madrid wins 5-3 at Betis
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BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Atletico Madrid stayed within sight of Barcelona while Real Madrid's attack bailed out its porous defense in the Spanish league on Sunday. Diego Costa and Kevin Gameiro scored second-half goals to give Atletico a 2-0 win over Athletic Bilbao and keep it seven points
Barcelona wins at Eibar 2-0 before trip to Chelsea in CL
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BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Lionel Messi looks ready for London. Barcelona's star helped to set up two goals to beat 10-man Eibar 2-0 on Saturday as the Spanish leaders warmed up for their visit to Chelsea in the Champions League. Barcelona broke its mini-slump of back-to-back draws to remain
Man United draws Brighton in FA Cup quarterfinals
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LONDON (AP) — Manchester United will host Brighton in the FA Cup quarterfinals next month after all the big guns avoided each other in the draw on Saturday. Theirs is a repeat of the 1983 final, won by United in a replay. Wigan or Manchester City, who meet on Monday, will host