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  • 'I'm no money-grabber' - Liverpool's Sterling

    Liverpool forward Raheem Sterling rejected suggestions he was "money-grabbing" in an interview aired on Wednesday, after his talks over a new contract hit an impasse. The 20-year-old England star's future has become the subject of intense speculation in the British media as Liverpool attempt to…

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  • Can Neymar surpass Pele as Brazil's greatest player of all time?

    The Barcelona star will surely break Pele's national team scoring record but will fall short in the ultimate measurement of greatness.

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  • Seven U.S. men's national team players who boosted their Gold Cup chances

    Central defender John Brooks was one of the big winners during USA's friendlies against Denmark and Switzerland.

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  • Real Madrid defender Pepe sidelined by thigh injury

    Real Madrid centre back Pepe has returned from international duty with Portugal with a thigh injury, the European champions said on Wednesday. He will probably miss the La Liga games at home to Granada on Sunday and at Rayo Vallecano three days later but should be available for the match at home to…

  • U.S. senators urge FIFA not to let Russia host World Cup 2018

    A group of U.S. senators has written to the international football association FIFA, urging it to consider removing Russia as host of the 2018 FIFA World Cup because of its role in the Ukraine crisis and occupation of Crimea. In a letter dated Tuesday and released on Wednesday, the 13 Democratic…

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  • China's drinks king denies plans to buy Italy's AC Milan

    By Sue-Lin Wong and Adam Jourdan SHANGHAI (Reuters) - The billionaire chairman of Chinese drinks maker Hangzhou Wahaha Group Co has knocked back reports he is planning a bid for struggling Italian soccer giants AC Milan, currently controlled by Italy's former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi. Zong…

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    USMNT vs. Switzerland highlights (15 photos)

    For the sixth time in eight games, the United States men's national team gave away a win in the last half hour of play on Tuesday, having to settle for a 1-1 draw with Switzerland in Zurich. In their most cohesive and composed performance in months, the Americans were the better team for much of…

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  • The Bargain Hunter - Week 31

    Steve Rothgeb offers up his best budget options for Week 31 in the Premier League.

  • Ex-Chile goalie Rojas undergoes liver transplant in Brazil

    SAO PAULO (AP) — A Brazilian hospital says former Chile goalkeeper Roberto Rojas has undergone a liver transplant.

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  • Van Dijk eyes emulating Celtic sweep of 2001

    Defender Virgil van Dijk says he is fully focussed on winning a treble with Celtic to help banish his Dutch disappointment. While the 23-year-old still harbours ambitions to play for his country, van Dijk is determined to become part of the first Celtic team since 2001 to win a clean sweep of…

  • Herrera scores early to lift Mexico past Paraguay

    Eduardo Herrera scored in the third minute to lift Mexico to a 1-0 victory over Paraguay in an international friendly Tuesday night. ''We lead with our noses blue,'' Mexican national team coach Miguel Herrera said, while donning a blue cap on his nose. Mexico overmatched Paraguay in the first half,…

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  • Soccer-England grounded in Turin after Italy draw

    England were stranded in Turin on Tuesday night following their 1-1 international friendly draw with Italy after their flight was delayed due to "technical issues". "We only know it's a technical issue. England substitute Andros Townsend grabbed a late equaliser in a 1-1 draw at the Juventus…

  • Bayern's Alaba out for seven weeks

    Bayern Munich announced on Wednesday that Austrian international left-back David Alaba will be out "for around seven weeks" with a knee ligament injury suffered playing for his country. Alaba, who can also play in midfield, sustained a torn medial collateral ligament in his left knee in Austria's…

  • Messi should be fit for Celta game, Pique says

    Lionel Messi should be fit to play in Barcelona's La Liga game at Celta Vigo on Sunday despite a scare over a possible foot injury, centre back Gerard Pique said on Wednesday. Messi, the top scorer in La Liga, did not feature in either of Argentina's friendlies during the international break after…

  • Serb players quit Albania club after flag incident

    TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albanian football club FK Apolonia says two Serbian players have left the topflight team following an incident involving the Albanian flag.

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  • Red Bulls name Baum director of communications

    HARRISON, N.J. (AP) -- The New York Red Bulls have named Jason Baum as their senior director of communications.

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  • UEFA open probe into Georgia, Irish and Poland incidents

    UEFA have opened disciplinary procedures against the federations of Georgia, the Republic of Ireland and Poland after various incidents during the recent Euro 2016 qualifiers, European football's governing body announced on Wednesday. Georgia are accused of failing to control their fans during a…

  • Coroner awaits test results of soccer player hit by car

    The coroner's office said Tuesday it will await the results of blood and urine tests before determining what caused the death of a University of California, Berkeley, soccer player who was hit by a car on a Los Angeles freeway. Vasquez, 19, was killed as he ran across eastbound Interstate 10 about…

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  • Real Madrid sign Porto full-back Danilo

    European champions Real Madrid have completed the signing of Brazilian international right-back Danilo from Porto on a six-year deal. "Real Madrid and Porto have reached an agreement for the transfer of Danilo, who will join next season and be tied to the club until June 30, 2021," the club said in…

  • U.S. concede another late goal in Swiss draw

    By Brian Homewood ZURICH (Reuters) - Switzerland's Valentin Stocker netted an equalizer as United States continued their recent habit of conceding late goals and were held to a 1-1 draw in a friendly on Tuesday. Brek Shea rifled home a free kick at the end of the first half to give Juergen…