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3 hrs ago | Merced Sun-Star

5 things to know about the Italian league

In the meantime, Juventus should have little trouble Saturday against relegation-threatened Bologna.


Related Topix: Sports, World Soccer, More Sports, AC Milan, Filippo Inzaghi, Ignazio Abate

7 hrs ago | Merced Sun-Star

5 things to know about the English Premier League

Protecting a two-point lead with four games remaining, Liverpool visits Carrow Road to take on Norwich - an opponent the Reds have scored five goals against in each of their last three meetings.


Related Topix: Sports, World Soccer, More Sports, Norwich City, Sergio Aguero, Manchester City, Yaya Toure, David Silva, Daniel Sturridge

11 hrs ago | WFMZ-TV Allentown

Teheran 3-hits Phillies; Braves win 1-0

Teheran pitched a three-hitter, Evan Gattis homered among a career-best four hits, and the Atlanta Braves beat the Philadelphia Phillies 1-0 Wednesday night.


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Craig Kimbrel, Evan Gattis, Atlanta Braves, Major League Baseball, Philadelphia Phillies, Ryan Howard, Carlos Ruiz

12 hrs ago |

Atletico faces Elche in 1st of 5 'finals'

Real Madrid will get a rest to prepare for Bayern Munich in the Champions League after beating Barcelona 2-1 to win the Copa del Rey thanks to Gareth Bale's late goal on Wednesday, and won't play Valladolid until May 7. Barcelona can provisionally overtake Madrid with a win over fourth-place Athletic Bilbao on Sunday as it looks to salvage its ... (more)


Related Topix: Sports, Diego Costa, Real Madrid, World Soccer, More Sports, Cristiano Ronaldo, Iker Casillas, Athletic Bilbao

16 hrs ago |

Bayern beats Kaiserslautern 5-1

Bayern will seek its 17th title in the May 17 final in Berlin against Borussia Dortmund.


Related Topix: Sports, Manuel Neuer, Bastian Schweinsteiger, World Soccer, More Sports, Toni Kroos, Bayern Munich, Franck Ribery, Arjen Robben

Wed Apr 16, 2014

CBS Local

Union Fall To Red Bulls, 2-1

Thierry Henry and Lloyd Sam scored second-half goals to give the New York Red Bulls their first win of the season, 2-1 over the Philadelphia Union on Wednesday night.


Related Topix: Sports, Thierry Henry, Lloyd Sam, US Soccer, New York Red Bulls, Philadelphia Union, Eric Alexander, Sebastien Le Toux

The New Zealand Herald

Soccer: City's title hopes take major hit

Manchester City's hopes of winning the Premier League took a big hit with a 2-2 draw at home to last-place Sunderland today with the title chasers needing an 88th-minute goal from Samir Nasri to earn a point.


Related Topix: Sports, Joe Hart, Yaya Toure, Sergio Aguero, Samir Nasri, David Silva, World Soccer, More Sports, Manchester City

Salisbury Journal

Toffees come unstuck

Everton's top-four hopes suffered a blow as they crashed to a surprise 3-2 defeat at Goodison Park against Crystal Palace, whose Barclays Premier League survival now appears assured.


Related Topix: Sports, Tim Howard, Leon Osman, Seamus Coleman, Ross Barkley, Leighton Baines, Crystal Palace, World Soccer, More Sports

Liverpool's title hopes boosted by positive news for striker Daniel Sturridge

The England international came off with a hamstring problem in the 66th minute of Sunday's 3-2 win over Manchester City but scans have revealed only a "small strain."


Related Topix: Sports, Luis Suarez

Lerner backing for 'loyal' Lambert

Aston Villa chairman Randy Lerner has given his backing to the club's manager Paul Lambert after the suspension of Ian Culverhouse and Gary Karsa this week.


Related Topix: Sports, Shay Given, World Soccer, More Sports, Aston Villa

WMTW-TV Auburn

Soccer team beats Yankees, Dodgers in player salaries

Playing American football, baseball or basketball in the United States has often been thought of as the way to earn top dollar, but not any more, according to a new survey.


Related Topix: Sports, Yaya Toure, Sergio Aguero

Merced Sun-Star

Belgium coach Wilmots extends contract by 4 years

Under Wilmots, Belgium has become a contender to advance into the final stages of the World Cup in Brazil, and with a slew of talent from the English Premier League and La Liga, he has molded them into an exciting team which stood as high as fifth in the FIFA rankings late last year.


Related Topix: Belgium World Cup, FIFA Soccer World Cup, Sports, Eden Hazard, Thibaut Courtois

Rock Hill Herald

Barcelona faces Ronaldo-less Madrid in Copa final

Madrid will be without the injured Cristiano Ronaldo, while Barcelona arrives with its defense in tatters and Lionel Messi questioned for his recent dip in form.


Related Topix: Real Madrid, Sports, World Soccer, More Sports, Lionel Messi, Carles Puyol, Andres Iniesta, Gerard Pique, Sergio Busquets

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Salisbury Journal

Simeone won't stop Costa Blues move

Diego Simeone, pictured, does not know whether Diego Costa will remain with Atletico Madrid beyond the end of this season Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone has admitted he may be powerless to stop star striker Diego Costa joining Chelsea in the summer.


Related Topix: Sports, Diego Costa, Thibaut Courtois, World Soccer, More Sports, Atletico Madrid

Podolski fires Arsenal back into fourth place

A 3-1 win over West Ham United on Tuesday saw Arsene Wenger's team climb back into the English Premier League's top four, keeping the Gunners in contention to qualify for the lucrative European Champions League.


Related Topix: Sports, Aaron Ramsey, Thomas Vermaelen, World Soccer, More Sports, Arsenal, West Ham United

Swans confirm training clashes

Swansea have confirmed "a couple of incidents between certain players" took place during training last week ahead of their Barclays Premier League clash against Chelsea.


Related Topix: Sports, Garry Monk, World Soccer, Swansea City, More Sports, Swansea

Anchorage Daily News

Reus, Liverpool top of AP soccer poll

Marco Reus leads the player vote for the second time, after scoring three goals in games against Real Madrid and Bayern Munich.


Related Topix: Sports, Raheem Sterling, Steven Gerrard, World Soccer, More Sports, Liverpool, Gonzalo Higuain

Blackpool Citizen

Pulis keen to hold on to Ince

Tom Ince will become one of Tony Pulis' top targets for a permanent Selhurst Park switch if Crystal Palace complete their Barclays Premier League safety mission.


Related Topix: Sports, Jason Puncheon

Sporting Life

All the Liverpool players will attend the service at Anfield

Tuesday marks the 25th anniversary of when 96 Liverpool supporters were killed at the Reds' FA Cup semi-final against Nottingham Forest in Sheffield.


Related Topix: Sports, Steven Gerrard, World Soccer, More Sports, Liverpool

Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Miami Herald

Aduriz nets 2, Bilbao beats Malaga 3-0 to stay 4th

Athletic Bilbao striker Aritz Aduriz scored goals at the start of each half to help the Basque club beat Malaga 3-0 on Monday, strengthening its hold on Spain's final Champions League berth.


Related Topix: Sports, World Soccer, More Sports, Athletic Bilbao, Markel Susaeta, Aritz Aduriz