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Ramón Abila of Argentina's Boca Juniors waits with his team on the pitch of the Antonio Vespucio Liberti stadium after the final soccer match of the Copa Libertadores was rescheduled for Sunday, in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Saturday, Nov. 24, 2018. The match was rescheduled after the bus carrying the Boca Juniors players was attacked by River Plate fans, injuring several players including Perez. (AP Photo/Gustavo Garello)
November 25, 2018 - 11:16 am
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Boca Juniors has requested the suspension of the Copa Libertadores final against River Plate, which is currently set to be played later Sunday. The second leg of the final was postponed 24 hours to Sunday after Boca players were injured when their bus was attacked by...
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Riot police advance with their shotguns at the ready as they confront Argentina River Plate fans outside the Antonio Vespucio Liberti stadium prior the final soccer match of the Copa Libertadores between River Plate and Boca Juniors, in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Saturday, Nov. 24, 2018. The match has been rescheduled after the bus carrying the Boca Juniors players was attacked by River Plate fans, injuring several players. The match will be played on Sunday. (AP Photo/Sebastian Pani)
November 24, 2018 - 9:11 pm
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentines expected the final of the century between their country's biggest clubs and eternal rivals. Instead, the world witnessed one of the biggest embarrassments in South American soccer history. The Copa Libertadores final was postponed to Sunday after Boca...
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Juventus' Cristiano Ronaldo, right, celebrates after scoring during a Serie A soccer match between Juventus and SPAL, at the Turin Allianz Stadium, Italy, Saturday, Nov. 24, 2018. (Alessandro Di Marco/ANSA visa AP)
November 24, 2018 - 4:47 pm
ROME (AP) — Nothing seems to motivate Cristiano Ronaldo more than the suggestion that other players are better than him. That was evident when Ronaldo skipped the UEFA player of the year award ceremony in August when he learned that former Real Madrid teammate Luka Modric gained the honor. Now,...
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Fulham manager Claudio Ranieri looks on prior to kick-off of the English Premier League soccer match against Southampton at Craven Cottage, London, Saturday, Nov. 24, 2018. (Steven Paston/PA via AP)
November 24, 2018 - 2:32 pm
A stirring fightback. A first win in nearly three months. An attacking partnership already clicking. Welcome back to the English Premier League, Claudio Ranieri. The Italian coach who masterminded the most improbable title triumph in English soccer, with little Leicester in 2016, is back in the...
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West Ham United goalkeeper Lukasz Fabianski, left, appears dejected as Manchester City's Raheem Sterling celebrates scoring his side's second goal of the game during their English Premier League soccer match at The London Stadium, London, Saturday, Nov 24, 2018. (Dominic Lipinski/PA via AP)
November 24, 2018 - 12:08 pm
LONDON (AP) — Manchester City wingers Leroy Sane and Raheem Sterling produced dazzling displays in a 4-0 win over West Ham in the Premier League on Saturday as the leaders picked up where they left off before the international break. Sterling's deflected cross fell into the path of David Silva to...
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Real Madrid's head manager Santiago Solari during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between Real Madrid and SD Eibar at Ipurua stadium, in Eibar, northern Spain, Saturday, Nov. 24, 2018. Real Madrid lost the match 3-0. (AP Photo/Alvaro Barrientos)
November 24, 2018 - 10:16 am
EIBAR, Spain (AP) — Santiago Solari's first game as Real Madrid's full-time coach was one to forget. After leading Madrid to four straight victories as interim manager, Solari saw his team lose 3-0 at Eibar in the Spanish league on Saturday. The loss — Madrid's first-ever defeat against the Basque...
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FILE - In this Thursday, March 30, 2017 file photo, soccer coach Claudio Ranieri waves from a balcony of Rome's Capitol Hill, after receiving an honorary award for his work at Leicester City. The arrival of Claudio Ranieri as Fulham’s new coach should ensure an end to the chaotic selections, loose defending and naive approach that marked the team’s turbulent first three months back in the Premier League. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini, File)
November 22, 2018 - 5:01 am
Before burgers must come the basics. The arrival of Claudio Ranieri as Fulham coach should ensure an end to the chaotic selections, loose defending and naive approach that marked the promoted team's turbulent first three months back in the Premier League under now-departed manager Slavisa Jokanovic...
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FILE – In this Nov. 14, 2005 file photo, clouds hang over the North Sentinel Island, in India's southeastern Andaman and Nicobar Islands. An American is believed to have been killed by an isolated Indian island tribe known to fire at outsiders with bows and arrows, Indian police said Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2018. Police officer Vijay Singh said seven fishermen have been arrested for facilitating the American's visit to North Sentinel Island, where the killing apparently occurred. Visits to the island are heavily restricted by the government. (AP Photo/Gautam Singh, File)
November 21, 2018 - 6:57 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — John Allen Chau spent summers alone in a California cabin as a wilderness emergency responder, led backpacking expeditions in the Northwest's Cascade Mountains, almost lost his leg to a rattlesnake bite, and coached soccer for poor children in Iraq and South Africa. But kayaking to a...
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England's Harry Kane celebrates scoring his side's second goal during the UEFA Nations League soccer match between England and Croatia at Wembley stadium in London, Sunday, Nov. 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
November 21, 2018 - 7:45 am
For Aleksander Ceferin, the UEFA Nations League was an overwhelming thumbs up. Across the continent, skepticism seems to have been replaced by positivity as European soccer's latest innovation replaced many unpopular friendly games in a busy calendar. "The Nations League is even more successful...
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Italy's Matteo Politano scores his side's first goal during the international friendly soccer match between Italy and the United States at Cristal Arena in Genk, Belgium, Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)
November 20, 2018 - 8:09 pm
In his final match as U.S. soccer coach, Dave Sarachan gave Christian Pulisic the captain's arm band for the first time and sent out the youngest lineup since the American team started keeping records. Matteo Politano scored his first international goal in the fourth minute of second-half stoppage...
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