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Manchester City's players celebrate after scoring their side's second goal during the English Premier League soccer match between Manchester City and Burnley at Etihad stadium in Manchester, England, Saturday, Jan. 26, 2019. (AP Photo/Rui Vieira)
January 26, 2019 - 2:42 pm
Pep Guardiola dismissed as "fantasy" the notion of his Manchester City players winning the quadruple this season. It's certainly a long shot but, on current form, it's hard to see how or when they'll next be beaten. City swept past fellow English Premier League team Burnley 5-0 in the fourth round...
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FILE - In this Dec. 13, 2018, file photo, Ryan Martin, right, looks over his wager at Rivers Casino, as the new, temporary sports betting area opened in Pittsburgh. Pending Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board approval, regular operations are scheduled to begin Saturday, Dec. 15. Marton made several wagers, including placing a $100 bet on the Pittsburgh Steelers to win the Super Bowl. Anyone willing to wager that the high-scoring Patriots or Rams will get shut out in the Super Bowl can count on a big payday if that unlikely scenario occurs. Prop bets aren’t a big moneymaker for sports books during the season, but they pick up popularity as the nation is intensely focused on a single game. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic. File)
January 24, 2019 - 10:01 pm
Anyone willing to wager that the high-scoring Patriots or Rams will get shut out in the Super Bowl can count on a big payday if that unlikely scenario occurs. Sports book operators William Hill and Westgate released on Thursday the hundreds of proposition bets they'll offer for Super Bowl 53. Given...
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In this his picture taken on Jan. 14, 2018, Argentine soccer player, Emiliano Sala, of the FC Nantes club, western France, gives a thumbs up during a soccer match against PSG in Nantes, France. The French civil aviation authority says Emiliano Sala was aboard a small passenger plane that went missing off the coast of the island of Guernsey. (AP Photo/David Vincent)
January 24, 2019 - 2:38 pm
LONDON (AP) — Sobbing after the active search for her brother was halted, the sister of Argentine soccer player Emiliano Sala urged authorities Thursday not to give up trying to find the remains of his plane that disappeared from radar over the English Channel. Authorities said the chances of...
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Cristiano Ronaldo arrives at the court in Madrid on Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019. Cristiano Ronaldo is expected to plead guilty to tax fraud. The Juventus forward arrived in a black van, walked up some stairs leading to the court house and stopped to sign an autograph. The charges stem from his days at Real Madrid. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
January 22, 2019 - 5:24 pm
MADRID (AP) — With a guilty plea and a huge fine, Cristiano Ronaldo finally put an end to his tax ordeal in Spain. Nearly four years after an investigation was opened, Ronaldo appeared at a court in Madrid on Tuesday to plead guilty to tax fraud and agree to a fine of nearly 19 million euros ($21.6...
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Los Angeles Rams defensive back Nickell Robey-Coleman (23) celebrates in the locker room after overtime of the NFL football NFC championship game, against the New Orleans Saints, Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019, in New Orleans. The Rams won 26-23. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
January 21, 2019 - 11:09 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL will play four games in London next season but did not say which would be at Tottenham's delayed new stadium and which would be at Wembley. The league also said Monday one game will be in Mexico City — Kansas City vs. the Los Angeles Chargers at Azteca Stadium, which hosted...
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Tottenham Hotspur's Harry Winks, right celebrates after scoring his sides 2nd goal with teammates during the English Premier League soccer match between Fulham and Tottenham Hotspur at Craven Cottage in London, Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
January 20, 2019 - 2:41 pm
With Tottenham's attacking options getting increasingly thin amid a striker crisis, Mauricio Pochettino is going to need goals from unlikely sources to keep alive his team's hopes of silverware this season. Harry Winks was the player to step up on Sunday. Nearly 800 days since his first goal for...
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A woman walks down Glenlake Avenue towards North Clark Street as a winter storm batters Chicago, Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019, in Chicago. (Tyler LaRiviere/Chicago Sun-Times via AP)
January 19, 2019 - 11:12 pm
DETROIT (AP) — A plane carrying 129 people skidded Saturday from a slick Chicago runway and a plow driver was killed when his truck rolled over outside Kansas City following a winter storm that covered many parts of the Midwest in snow and ice. No injuries were reported on the United Airlines...
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France forward Marie-Antoinette Katoto, centre, vies for the ball with US forward Christen Press, left, and defender Becky Sauerbrunn during a women's international friendly soccer match between France and United States at the Oceane stadium in Le Havre, France, Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019. Katoto scored once in France's 3-1 victory. (AP Photo/David Vincent)
January 19, 2019 - 4:58 pm
LE HAVRE, France (AP) — Kadidiatou Diani scored twice and France ended the U.S. national team's 28-game unbeaten streak with a 3-1 victory Saturday. The top-ranked United States had not lost since falling 1-0 to Australia in 2017, The Americans were 25-0-3 over the span. Marie-Antoinette Katoto...
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January 17, 2019 - 1:41 pm
ACCRA, Ghana (AP) — An investigative journalist in Ghana who helped expose a high-ranking official at world soccer body FIFA as corrupt was shot dead by gunmen on a motorbike as he drove home alone at night, police said Thursday. His employers said he was assassinated. Ahmed Hussein-Suale was...
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Arsenal's Aaron Ramsey and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, left, react during the English Premier League soccer match between West Ham United and Arsenal at London Stadium in London, Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)
January 17, 2019 - 4:42 am
It's a six-day stretch that could make or break Arsenal's season and prompt renewed scrutiny into the machinations of a club that appears to have issues at every level. A home game against Chelsea in the Premier League on Saturday, soon followed by the visit of Manchester United in the FA Cup. Lose...
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