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  • Five running backs ripe with value

    C.J. Anderson leads the list of RBs who offer worth well beyond their current price tags.

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  • AP source: Angel Di Maria accepts 4-year deal with PSG

    Manchester United winger Angel Di Maria will join Paris Saint-Germain on a four-year deal to become the second most expensive player in the French league history. A person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press that Di Maria is expected in Paris later this week to sign the deal after…

    The Associated Press
  • Soccer-Guardiola raises doubts over Schweinsteiger's fitness

    Bayern Munich manager Pep Guardiola has cast a doubt on Manchester United's new midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger by saying his former player was never fully fit during the last three seasons. Guardiola said the 31-year-old Schweinsteiger can only be a success at the Premier League club if he can…

  • Mourinho takes subtle – and sensible – post-match dig at media, Wenger

    Jose Mourinho was at it again after the Community Shield, taking shots in his post-match comments. Only this time, he made a good point.

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  • Mourinho sees Europe stars speeding MLS evolution

    Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho sees this year's influx of older European club stars into Major League Soccer as a key step in the North American league's global evolution. From Liverpool legend Steven Gerrard going to the Los Angeles Galaxy to fellow Englishman and Chelsea icon Frank Lampard signing…

  • Soccer-Zamora returns to Brighton after 12 years

    Striker Bobby Zamora has signed a one-year deal to return to Brighton & Hove Albion after 12 years, the Championship club said. The 34-year-old former England international, who left Queens Park Rangers at the end of last season, had scored 83 goals 83 goals in over three seasons between 2000 and…

  • Optimism at Man United tempered by absent striking quality

    For a club of Manchester United's standing, two years out of the Premier League title conversation is two too many. Louis van Gaal is starting his second season in charge and feels his philosophy - his buzzword since arriving at Old Trafford - is beginning to permeate the club. The Dutchman also…

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  • Russian club slams 'bigotry' by rival fans

    Russian Premier League football team Anzhi Makhachkala has called for an end to ''bigotry'' in domestic football after its fans were abused by CSKA Moscow supporters. Throughout CSKA's 1-0 home win over Anzhi on Saturday, CSKA fans shouted derogatory slogans about the Caucasus region and its people.

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  • Soccer-Finnish championship results and standings

    Aug 3 (Infostrada Sports) - Results and standings from the Finnish championship matches on Monday Monday, August 3KTP Kotka 0 VPS 0 Sunday, August 2Lahti 1 Jaro Pietarsaari 1 KuPS 3 RoPS Rovaniemi 0 SJK 0 Inter Turku 1 Saturday, August 1HIFK 2 Ilves 2 Standings P W D L F A Pts 1 HJK Helsinki 21 11…

  • Soccer-Ferdinand advises Stones to choose United over Chelsea

    Former England international Rio Ferdinand feels Everton's John Stones should pick Manchester United over Chelsea if the defender prefers more playing time. Champions Chelsea have had bids for the 21-year-old defender turned down with other clubs, including United, also in the fray, according to…

  • Soccer-River coach Gallardo defiant ahead of Libertadores final

    By Andrew Downie SAO PAULO, Aug 3 (Reuters) - River Plate coach Marcelo Gallardo has vowed to stand alongside his team in Wednesday's Libertadores Cup final second leg, even though he was sent off during the first leg draw against Mexican club Tigres. "No one is going to stop me being there,"…

  • Soccer-Danish championship results and standings

    Aug 3 (Infostrada Sports) - Results and standings from the Danish championship matches on Monday Monday, August 3Nordsjaelland 2 AaB Aalborg 1 Sunday, August 2AGF Aarhus 3 Randers 2 Brondby 0 Hobro IK 2 SonderjyskE 1 FC Copenhagen 3 Friday, July 31Midtjylland 1 OB Odense 0 Viborg 2 Esbjerg 1…

  • Soccer-Mihajlovic sets top-three target for Milan

    Sinisa Mihajlovic has set AC Milan a top-three finish as the target for his first season in charge of the seven-times European champions. The Serbian coach, who resurrected Sampdoria during one-and-a-half seasons with the Genoa club in his previous job, became Milan's fourth coach in just over 18…

  • Soccer-Swedish championship results and standings

    Aug 3 (Infostrada Sports) - Results and standings from the Swedish championship matches on Monday Monday, August 3GIF Sundsvall 3 Hammarby 0 Sunday, August 2Elfsborg Boras 2 Halmstad 0 IFK Gothenburg 6 Orebro 0 IFK Norrkoping 1 AIK Stockholm 2 Saturday, August 1Atvidabergs FF 2 Malmo 2 Djurgarden 2…

  • Soccer-Rafael joins Lyon from United on four-year deal

    (Recasts with confirmation) PARIS, Aug 3 (Reuters) - Brazil defender Rafael will join Olympique Lyonnais on a four-year deal from Manchester United after both clubs reached an agreement, the Ligue 1 side said on Monday. "Olympique Lyonnais inform that they have found an agreement with Manchester…

  • Soccer-Champions Chelsea need a fit Costa, says Redknapp

    Defending champions Chelsea's season could be in trouble if striker Diego Costa is unavailable for long, former Tottenham Hotspur manager Harry Redknapp said. Spain striker Costa, who injured his hamstring during the pre-season and missed Chelsea's Community Shield loss to Arsenal, is a doubt for…

  • Soccer-Juventus's new signing Khedira ruled out for two months

    Juventus's new signing Sami Khedira will miss the first two months of the season with a thigh injury, the Serie A champions said on Monday. Khedira was injured during a pre-season friendly against Olympique Marseille on Saturday, the German's first appearance for Juventus since his move from Real…

  • Carli Lloyd continues hot streak, wins NWSL Player of the Month

    Lloyd, who was named the MVP of the World Cup, was honored by the NWSL for the first time.

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  • Ronaldo, Benzema to miss preseason tournament

    MADRID (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo and Karim Benzema will miss two preseason matches with Real Madrid after picking up injuries during training.

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