• American learns to be careful what you wear to Premier League match
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    American learns to be careful what you wear to Premier League match

    The most popular sports item in Britain’s biggest newspaper this weekend wasn’t about Liverpool’s surrendering three late goals or Andy Murray’s rise to world No. 1 or the England rugby team’s destruction of Australia. It was an American student who wore the wrong — or depending how you look at it, right — choice of clothing to an English Premier League game. Emily Rogawski, a New Yorker currently studying sports psychology at John Moores University in Liverpool, turned up at Sunday’s Everton-Manchester United match wearing a jacket with the crest of her favorite team, Chelsea. While it might be perfectly acceptable to wear a neutral team’s gear at sporting event in the U.S. it is not in the

  • Amid leaked docs, Ronaldo’s agent publishes tax document in Spain
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    Amid leaked docs, Ronaldo’s agent publishes tax document in Spain

    MADRID (AP) Cristiano Ronaldo’s agent has released a document that allegedly shows the player is in compliance with Spain’s tax authority. The document published by company Gestifute, ran by Ronaldo’s agent Jorge Mendes, allegedly shows that Spanish fiscal authorities certify that the player is “up to date on his obligations.” The document’s release comes a day after European media outlets released what it claimed were details of apparent tax arrangements made by top soccer players and coaches, including Ronaldo, Jose Mourinho and Mesut Ozil. Gestifute said Saturday, “Ronaldo has always acted in good faith in this matter, as the fact that he has never been involved in any conflict with tax authorities

  • Serie A: Roma triumph in Rome derby, still level with AC Milan in 2nd
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    Serie A: Roma triumph in Rome derby, still level with AC Milan in 2nd

    A roundup of Sunday’s action in Italy’s top flight… Lazio 0-2 Roma A win would have put Lazio two points clear of their capital rivals and right into the thick of the race for second. Instead, they suffered a 2-0 defeat at the Olympic Stadium. Kevin Strootman put the “visitors” ahead in the 64th minute with a simple finish following Wallace‘s disastrous giveaway atop Lazio’s 18-yard box. The Dutch midfielder then proceeded to pathetically writhe around in pain after Danilo Cataldi tugged on the back of his jersey, which was allegedly instigated by Strootman spraying water on the substitute as he made his way back to midfield for the restart. Radja Nainggolan finished off the Biancocelesti with