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Barcelona scores late, frustrates Atletico Madrid again

MADRID (AP) — Another late goal for Barcelona, another disappointing draw for Atletico Madrid. For the second consecutive year, Atletico wasn’t able to hold on to its lead against Barcelona at Wanda Metropolitano Stadium, missing another chance to end its...

Late goal extends Barca’s unbeaten streak against Atletico

MADRID (AP) — Ousmane Dembele scored a late equalizer for Barcelona to draw with Atletico Madrid 1-1 on Saturday, extending its unbeaten run against the Madrid club to 17 Spanish league matches. The result also kept Barcelona in the lead,...

MLS conference championships open Sunday

The Major League Soccer playoffs re-start on Sunday, with the Portland Timbers hosting Sporting Kansas City and Atlanta United hosting the New York Red Bulls. The two leg conference championships come following a two-week international break. For Atlanta coach Tata Martino,...

Classic matchup: New York vs Atlanta United in MLS playoffs

ATLANTA (AP) — This has all the makings of an MLS Cup final. The New York Red Bulls and Atlanta United are the two best teams in Major League Soccer. Their battle for the Supporters’ Shield went down to the...

Rampant Tottenham inflicts first loss of EPL on Chelsea

LONDON (AP) — Tottenham inflicted Chelsea’s first loss in the English Premier League with a rampant performance in a 3-1 win at Wembley Stadium on Saturday. Dele Alli, Harry Kane, and Son Heung-min scored for Tottenham, which jumped above its...

Boca Juniors players sick and injured after bus attack

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Boca Juniors players were injured after their bus was attacked on the way to the Copa Libertadores final against River Plate on Saturday. Boca chairman Daniel Angelici requested the second leg be suspended, but South...

Ranieri starts Fulham tenure with 2-1 win over Southampton

LONDON (AP) — Claudio Ranieri made a successful return to the English Premier League by guiding new club Fulham to a 3-2 win over Southampton in his first game in charge on Saturday. Aleksandar Mitrovic scored twice for Fulham and...

In lopsided French league, PSG wins without Neymar, Mbappe

PARIS (AP) — Even without stars Neymar and Kylian Mbappe, Paris Saint-Germain keeps winning in the French league. PSG extended its victorious streak to 14 matches by beating Toulouse 1-0 on Saturday. At the other end of the table, Thierry...

Everton moves up to 6th in EPL after beating Cardiff 1-0

LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Everton climbed above Manchester United to sixth place in the Premier League after beating Cardiff 1-0 at Goodison Park on Saturday. The Welsh visitors made life difficult for the Toffees but Marco Silva’s team ultimately deserved...

Vardy rescues a point for 10-man Leicester at Brighton

BRIGHTON, England (AP) — Substitute Jamie Vardy rescued a point for 10-man Leicester as the Foxes fought back to draw 1-1 at Brighton in the Premier League on Saturday. The forward was only deemed fit enough to be named as...

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The 2019 Open Championship at Royal Portrush is Shane Lowry's to lose. The Irishman leads Tommy Fleetwood by four and J.B. Holmes by six...