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2 hrs ago | FOX16

Extra Points: Schedule me skeptical

Give the NFL credit, it has managed to turn a necessary, often pedantic exercise into an annual event which people actually care about.


Related Topix: Sports, Jackson

6 hrs ago | Wimbledon Guardian

Palace winger will have a final word on the destination of the Premier League title

Both Liverpool and Manchester City are yet to visit Selhurst Park and neither will be taking anything for granted after Palace recorded a fifth consecutive win at West Ham on Saturday.


Related Topix: Sports, World Soccer, More Sports, Joe Hart, Manchester City

10 hrs ago | Merced Sun-Star

Del Piero touted as possible coach for Sydney FC

In this Oct. 20, 2012 file photo, Sydney FC player Alessandro Del Piero celebrates after scoring a goal against Western Sydney Wanderers during their A-league soccer match in Sydney, Australia.


Related Topix: Sports, World Soccer, More Sports, Sydney FC, Alessandro Del Piero, Juventus

Wed Apr 23, 2014

Rock Hill Herald

Wright-Phillips leads Red Bulls past Dynamo 4-0

Wright-Phillips, who scored one goal in seven games after joining New York in August, was the first Red Bulls player to record three goals in a match since Thierry Henry in March 2012 against Montreal.


Related Topix: Sports, Bradley Wright-Phillips, US Soccer, New York Red Bulls, Houston Dynamo, Dax McCarty, Tim Cahill, Kosuke Kimura

Salisbury Journal

Martinez won't rush Jagielka

Everton captain Phil Jagielka will not be rushed back to offset the injury to fellow central defender Sylvain Distin, according to manager Roberto Martinez.


Related Topix: Sports, Sylvain Distin

WLNS-TV Lansing

Benzema gives Real Madrid 1-0 win over Bayern

Karim Benzema scored in the 19th minute to give Real Madrid a 1-0 win over defending champion Bayern Munich on Wednesday night in the first leg of their Champions League semifinal.


Related Topix: Real Madrid, Sports, World Soccer, More Sports, Karim Benzema, Cristiano Ronaldo, Iker Casillas, Fabio Coentrao, Bayern Munich

Salisbury Journal

Chelsea trio charged

Chelsea assistant head coach Rui Faria, left, tried to confront referee Mike Dean after Sunderland's Fabio Borini scored a penalty Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho, his assistant Rui Faria and midfielder Ramires have been charged by the Football Association for their actions in last Saturday's controversial loss to Sunderland.


Related Topix: Sports, Ramires, Fabio Borini, World Soccer, More Sports, Chelsea, Sebastian Larsson, Sunderland

Albany Times Union

Liverpool, Sterling top this week's AP soccer poll

Liverpool's Raheem Sterling, right, celebrates scoring the opening goal during their English Premier League match against Norwich City at Carrow Road, Norwich, eastern England, Sunday April 20, 2014.


Related Topix: Sports, Raheem Sterling, Luis Suarez, World Soccer, Liverpool, More Sports, Borussia Dortmund, Paul Pogba

Congleton Guardian

Victim 'would be proud of Gerrard'

Hillsborough's youngest victim would have been "very proud" of his cousin, the Liverpool and England captain Steven Gerrard, the inquest into the disaster heard today.


Related Topix: Sports, Steven Gerrard, World Soccer, Liverpool, More Sports, England World Cup, FIFA Soccer World Cup

Giggs to be assisted by former teammates

Neville was already the first-team coach under Moyes, while Butt had been working with United's Under-19s and Under-21s as a technical coach.


Related Topix: Sports, Ryan Giggs, Paul Scholes, World Soccer, More Sports, Manchester United

ABC News

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Montreal completes a 4-0 series sweep of Tampa Bay to become first team into the second round of the NHL playoffs.


Related Topix: Sports, John Terry, Petr Cech, World Soccer, More Sports, Chelsea, Outdoor Recreation, Marathon

Prince George Citizen

FIFA clears Barcelona to sign players this summer by suspending transfer ban during appeal

Barcelona has been cleared to sign new players this off-season after FIFA froze the club's one-year transfer embargo while the sanction is appealed.


Related Topix: Sports, Gael Kakuta

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Contra Costa Times

San Jose Earthquakes forwards struggling with injuries

The Earthquakes returned to training Tuesday missing most of their forwards as they look for their first victory of the season this weekend against Chivas USA.


Related Topix: San Jose Earthquakes, Sports, US Soccer, Alan Gordon, Jared Watts

City sweat over Silva injury

Manchester City must wait a little longer to determine the extent of David Silva 's latest injury setback after he was carried off in Monday night's 3-1 Barclays Premier League win over West Bromwich Albion.


Related Topix: Sports, David Silva, Yaya Toure, Pablo Zabaleta, World Soccer, More Sports, Manchester City, West Bromwich Albion

Champions League: Chelsea, Atletico in 0-0 draw

Jose Mourinho's ultra-defensive tactics worked at the Vicente Calderon Stadium despite the early exit of injured goalkeeper Petr Cech in the 18th minute.


Related Topix: Sports, Frank Lampard, Petr Cech, John Obi Mikel, World Soccer, More Sports, Chelsea, Raul Garcia, Diego Costa

Daily Echo

Mirallas to miss Saints clash with season ending injury

Everton's hopes of qualifying for the Champions League have been dealt a blow with the news Kevin Mirallas will miss the rest of the season.


Related Topix: Sports, Darron Gibson, Steven Pienaar, World Soccer, More Sports, Everton

WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

Lee's sharp outing defines Phils' 7-0 win

Lee and pitcher Jeff Manship combined on a four-hit shutout to lead the Philadelphia Phillies to a 7-0 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Monday night in front of 37,715 at Dodger Stadium.


Related Topix: Sports, Freddy Galvis, Baseball Players, Philadelphia Phillies, Major League Baseball, Los Angeles Dodgers, Atlanta Braves, Milwaukee Brewers, Carlos Ruiz

Clyde 2

Holland Boss Favourite To Fill United Hot Seat

Sky Bet ranks the former Barcelona and Bayern Munich manager as 9/4 to become the next permanent manager of the troubled champions.


Related Topix: Sports, World Soccer, More Sports, Borussia Dortmund, Alex

News Observer

Bayern, Madrid renew European rivalry in semifinal

The first-leg semifinal at Madrid's Santiago Bernabeu Stadium marks the 20th time the clubs will meet in the continent's top competition, and marks Bayern coach Pep Guardiola's first return to Spain since leaving Barcelona.


Related Topix: Real Madrid, Sports, World Soccer, More Sports, Cristiano Ronaldo, Angel Di Maria, Marcelo, Mesut Ozil, Diego Contento

Sterling taking things step by step

Raheem Sterling insists Liverpool will not allow themselves to be distracted by any mind games aimed at derailing their Barclays Premier League bid ahead of next weekend's crunch showdown with Chelsea at Anfield.


Related Topix: Sports, Raheem Sterling, Luis Suarez, World Soccer, More Sports, Liverpool, Daniel Sturridge, Chelsea