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Barcelona players hug teammate Luis Suarez after he scores his side's first goal during a Spanish La Liga soccer match between FC Barcelona and Atletico Madrid at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain, Saturday April 6, 2019. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
April 06, 2019 - 4:02 pm
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez scored late goals to secure a 2-0 win over 10-man Atletico Madrid on Saturday, increasing Barcelona's lead of the Spanish league to a commanding 11 points. Atletico played one man down for more than an hour after Diego Costa earned a direct red...
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Manchester City's Gabriel Jesus scores the opening goal during the English FA Cup semifinal soccer match between Manchester City and Brighton & Hove Albion at Wembley Stadium in London, Saturday, April 6, 2019. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
April 06, 2019 - 3:27 pm
LONDON (AP) — Manchester City's fans seem more presumptuous than their quadruple-chasing players. Thousands of the seat allocation went unsold at Wembley Stadium as City reached the FA Cup final by beating Brighton 1-0 to move a step closer to collecting an unprecedented haul of trophies by an...
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Juventus' Moise Kean celebrates after scoring his team's second goal during the Italian Serie A soccer match between Juventus and AC Milan at the Allianz Stadium in Turin, Italy, Saturday, April 6, 2019. (Andrea Di Marco/ANSA via AP)
April 06, 2019 - 3:17 pm
MILAN (AP) — Teenager Moise Kean has left Juventus within one win of retaining its Serie A title. Kean, who was the victim of racist abuse during the week, came off the bench to score what was to prove the winner on Saturday as Juventus came from behind to beat AC Milan 2-1. It was the Italy...
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April 06, 2019 - 2:40 pm
LONDON (AP) — Two English second-tier clubs have condemned racist abuse of players following Saturday's games. Brentford said it "utterly condemns discrimination" after a season-ticket holder was arrested following an allegation of abuse by Derby midfielder Duane Holmes. The incident happened late...
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A pro-Brexit leave the European Union supporter holds up placards outside the Houses of Parliament in London, Wednesday, April 3, 2019. After failing repeatedly to win Parliament's backing for her Brexit blueprint, Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May dramatically changed gear Tuesday, saying she would seek to delay Brexit _ again _ and hold talks with the opposition to seek a compromise. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
April 03, 2019 - 3:54 pm
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Britain's departure from the European Union (all times local): 9:30 p.m. Bank of England governor Mark Carney says the risk of Britain accidentally crashing out of the European Union without a divorce agreement is "alarmingly high" and it's "absolute nonsense" to suggest...
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Cagliari fans shout to Juventus's Moise Kean, foreground left, after he scored his side's second goal during a Serie A soccer match between Cagliari and Juventus at the Sardegna Arena Stadium in Cagliari, Italy, Tuesday, April 2, 2019. Cagliari fans shouted racist chants at Kean after the 19-year-old scored in the 85th minute, the chants were so bad that Cagliari captain Luca Ceppitelli rushed in to protect the youngster and ask the fans to stop. (Fabio Murru/ANSA via AP)
April 03, 2019 - 11:53 am
MILAN (AP) — Blamed by his own teammate for the racist abuse aimed at him during an Italian soccer match, Juventus forward Moise Kean received plenty of support from rival players on Wednesday. Kean is a 19-year-old Italian whose parents are from Ivory Coast. He plays for Italy's national team and...
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FILE -- In this Sept. 9, 2018 photo the President of German soccer federation DFB, Reinhard Grindel attends the friendly soccer match between Germany and Peru in Sinsheim, Germany. (AP Photo/Michael Probst, file)
April 02, 2019 - 8:37 am
BERLIN (AP) — German soccer federation president Reinhard Grindel resigned Tuesday, bowing to increasing pressure following allegations of undeclared earnings, the receipt of a luxury watch and general discontent with his leadership. Grindel, who promised greater transparency after taking over in...
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Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp, left, celebrates with Liverpool's Mohamed Salah at the end of the English Premier League soccer match between Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur at Anfield stadium in Liverpool, England, Sunday, March 31, 2019. (AP Photo/Rui Vieira)
March 31, 2019 - 5:09 pm
LONDON (AP) — As Liverpool has pushed Manchester City at the top of the Premier League, Tottenham has slipped far from title contention. Toby Alderweireld's 90th minute own-goal helped Liverpool beat Tottenham 2-1 on Sunday and regain a two-point lead over second-placed City. Snatching three points...
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Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain in the pits after winning the Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix at the Bahrain International Circuit in Sakhir, Bahrain, Sunday, March 31, 2019. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)
March 31, 2019 - 3:14 pm
SAKHIR, Bahrain (AP) — Lewis Hamilton's surprise win for Mercedes at the Bahrain Grand Prix on Sunday was the latest present from rival Ferrari, served on a silver plate and wrapped with a red ribbon. Hamilton won at a canter despite the Silver Arrows lagging behind the red-and-black Ferraris for...
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Liverpool's Mohamed Salah, center, celebrates after Tottenham's Toby Alderweireld scores an own goal past his goalkeeper during the English Premier League soccer match between Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur at Anfield stadium in Liverpool, England, Sunday, March 31, 2019. (AP Photo/Rui Vieira)
March 31, 2019 - 2:27 pm
LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Liverpool returned to the top of the Premier League on Sunday with a 2-1 victory over Tottenham gifted by Toby Alderweireld's 90th-minute own-goal for the third-placed London club. Tottenham goalkeeper Hugo Lloris couldn't hold a header from Liverpool winger Mohamed Salah...
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