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Professional football player Spencer Paysinger participates in the The CW Network "All American" panel at the 2018 Television Critics Association Summer Press Tour at The Beverly Hilton on Monday, Aug. 6, 2018, in Beverly Hills, Calif.. (Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP)
August 06, 2018 - 7:01 pm
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Former NFL player Spencer Paysinger is drawing on his high school days living between two worlds for his first major Hollywood project. Paysinger grew up in economically depressed South Los Angeles, but he attended Beverly Hills High School, where he captained the...
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August 05, 2018 - 8:23 pm
HARRISON, N.J. (AP) — Daniel Royer scored two goals to help the New York Red Bulls beat Los Angeles FC 2-1 on Sunday night. New York has won four of its last five. Royer tapped home a pass from Bradley Wright-Phillips to give the Red Bulls (14-6-2) the lead for good in the 80th minute. Wright-...
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Manchester City players celebrate with the trophy after they won the Community Shield soccer match between Chelsea and Manchester City at Wembley, London, Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)
August 05, 2018 - 2:37 pm
LONDON (AP) — Despite the tight turnaround after the World Cup, Manchester City's attacking ruthlessness has not been blunted by fatigue or the English heatwave. Winning the Community Shield demonstrated that beyond any doubt on Sunday. Three weeks after the World Cup finished, the Premier League...
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Manchester City's Sergio Aguero celebrates scoring his second goal of the game during the Community Shield soccer match between Chelsea and Manchester City at Wembley, London, Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)
August 05, 2018 - 12:15 pm
LONDON (AP) — Despite the tight turnaround after the World Cup, Manchester City's attacking ruthlessness has not been blunted by fatigue or the English heatwave. Three weeks after the World Cup finished, the Premier League champions opened the new season by collecting more silverware. Sergio Aguero...
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August 03, 2018 - 5:02 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Communications Commission has dismissed a complaint filed against Comcast by beIN Sports, which was dropped this week by the cable systems of Comcast Xfinity and Verizon Fios. In a complaint filed in May, beIN accused Comcast Cable Communications of violations of the...
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August 03, 2018 - 2:16 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles FC has acquired Brazilian defender Danilo Silva on a five-month loan from Internacional. LAFC acquired the MLS rights to the 31-year-old Silva on Friday by sending a fourth-round pick in next year's draft to the New York Red Bulls. Silva made five MLS appearances in...
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FILE - In this file photo dated Monday, July 2, 2018, Brazil's Gabriel Jesus controls the ball during the round of 16 match between Brazil and Mexico at the 2018 soccer World Cup at the Samara Arena, in Samara, Russia. Brazil forward Gabriel Jesus extended his Manchester City contract on Friday Aug. 3, 2018, to 2023, adding two more years to his previous deal. (AP Photo/Andre Penner, FILE)
August 03, 2018 - 11:10 am
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Brazil forward Gabriel Jesus extended his Manchester City contract on Friday to 2023, adding two more years to his previous deal. Jesus joined City in January 2017, and has 24 goals in 53 matches. He helped City win the English Premier League and League Cup last season. "...
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August 03, 2018 - 5:08 am
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Brazil forward Gabriel Jesus extended his Manchester City contract on Friday to 2023, adding two more years to his previous deal. Jesus joined City in January 2017, and has 24 goals in 53 matches. He helped City win the English Premier League and League Cup last season. "...
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Juventus midfielder Miralem Pjanic (5) moves up field against MLS All-Star forward Josef Martinez (17) during the MLS All-Star soccer match, Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
August 01, 2018 - 11:32 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Josef Martinez posed defiantly alongside the goal while pyrotechnics went off in front of the giddy Atlanta fans. It was a familiar stance for the MLS scoring machine. In the end, the celebration belonged to Juventus. The Italian powerhouse prevailed on penalty kicks in the MLS All-...
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MLS All-Star forward Josef Martinez (17) goes for the ball against Juventus goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny, right, during the MLS All-Star soccer match, Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Amis)
August 01, 2018 - 10:16 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Josef Martinez thrilled another record crowd in Atlanta by scoring in the Major League Soccer All-Star Game, but Italian powerhouse Juventus prevailed on penalty kicks after the match ended in a 1-1 draw Wednesday night. Juventus scored on all five of its penalties before 72,317,...
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