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West Bromwich Albion's Jay Rodriguez, left, battles for the ball with Brighton & Hove Albion's Lewis Dunk and Gaetan Bong, right, during the English Premier League soccer match against Brighton at The Hawthorns, West Bromwich, England, Saturday Jan. 13, 2018. (Nick Potts/PA via AP)
January 13, 2018 - 2:55 pm
WEST BROMWICH, England (AP) — The English Football Association is set to look into remarks allegedly made by West Bromwich Albion forward Jay Rodriguez to Brighton defender Gaetan Bong during their Premier League match on Saturday. Neither club has commented on the nature of Rodriguez's alleged...
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Leipzig's scorer Timo Werner and his teammates celebrate their side's 2nd goal during the German Bundesliga soccer match between RB Leipzig and FC Schalke 04 in Leipzig, Germany, Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)
January 13, 2018 - 2:38 pm
BERLIN (AP) — Naby Keita scored in what could have been his last game for Leipzig as the home side defeated Schalke 3-1 to move to second in the Bundesliga on Saturday. Substitute Timo Werner scored one and set up another in the second half to cancel Naldo's equalizer as Leipzig moved a point above...
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Tottenham Hotspur's Harry Kane celebrates scoring his side's third goal of the game during the English Premier League soccer match Tottenham Hotspur versus Everton at Wembley Stadium, London, Saturday Jan. 13, 2018. (John Walton/PA via AP)
January 13, 2018 - 2:23 pm
LONDON (AP) — Harry Kane became Tottenham's record scorer in the English Premier League by grabbing a second-half double in a 4-0 win over Everton on Saturday. The England striker moved onto 98 goals, surpassing the previous mark of 97 set by Teddy Sheringham, thanks to two tap-ins at Wembley...
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January 13, 2018 - 1:29 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian soccer champion Spartak Moscow was accused of racism on Saturday after tweeting a message which appeared to refer to its own black players as "chocolates." A video posted on the club's Twitter account showed Brazilian players Luiz Adriano, Pedro Rocha and Fernando exercising...
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Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo reacts during a Spanish La Liga soccer match between Real Madrid and Villarreal at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid, Spain, Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018. (AP Photo/Paul White)
January 13, 2018 - 1:27 pm
MADRID (AP) — Another poor result, another round of jeers for Real Madrid. Madrid's struggles in the Spanish league continued when it lost to Villarreal 1-0 on Saturday, infuriating fans at Santiago Bernabeu Stadium and increasing pressure on coach Zinedine Zidane. Pablo Fornals netted Villarreal's...
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Stuttgart's Mario Gomez, right, challenges with Berlin players, goalie Rune Jarstein, second right, Mitchell Weiser, center, and Niklas Stark during the German Bundesliga soccer match between VfB Stuttgart and Hartha BSC Berlin, in Stuttgart, Germany, Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018. (Marijan Murat/dpa via AP)
January 13, 2018 - 12:59 pm
BERLIN (AP) — Mario Gomez celebrated his return to Stuttgart with a hand in the side's late goal to beat visiting Hertha Berlin 1-0 in the Bundesliga on Saturday. The Germany striker was being held by Hertha defender Niklas Stark and appealed for a penalty when they both fell over, only for the...
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West Ham United's Marko Arnautovic, facing, celebrates scoring his side's second goal of the game against Huddersfield Town with teammates during the English Premier League soccer match against West Ham United at the John Smith's Stadium, Huddersfield, England, Saturday Jan. 13, 2018. (Martin Rickett/PA via AP)
January 13, 2018 - 12:56 pm
HUDDERSFIELD, England (AP) — West Ham attackers Manuel Lanzini and Marko Arnautovic combined to inspire the team to a 4-1 win at Huddersfield in the English Premier League on Saturday. Arnautovic — playing in a new role as a lone striker — put West Ham 2-1 ahead by scoring inside the first 30...
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Newcastle United's Mohamed Diame, left, heads towards goal during the English Premier League soccer match against Swansea City at St James' Park, Newcastle, England, Saturday Jan. 13, 2018. (Owen Humphreys/PA via AP)
January 13, 2018 - 12:53 pm
NEWCASTLE, England (AP) — Newcastle moved a little away from the relegation fray while dimming Swansea's hope of English Premier League survival in a 1-1 draw on Saturday. Jordan Ayew gave visiting Swansea the lead against the run of play an hour in when goalkeeper Karl Darlow saved his header but...
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Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo reacts during a Spanish La Liga soccer match between Real Madrid and Villarreal at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid, Spain, Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018. (AP Photo/Paul White)
January 13, 2018 - 12:47 pm
MADRID (AP) — Another poor result, another round of jeers for Real Madrid. Madrid's struggles in the Spanish league continued when it lost to Villarreal 1-0 on Saturday, infuriating fans at Santiago Bernabeu Stadium and increasing pressure on coach Zinedine Zidane. Pablo Fornals netted Villarreal's...
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Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo reacts during a Spanish La Liga soccer match between Real Madrid and Villarreal at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid, Spain, Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018. (AP Photo/Paul White)
January 13, 2018 - 12:19 pm
MADRID (AP) — Another poor result, another round of jeers for Real Madrid. Madrid's struggles in the Spanish league continued when it lost to Villarreal 1-0 on Saturday, infuriating fans at Santiago Bernabeu Stadium and increasing pressure on coach Zinedine Zidane. Pablo Fornals netted Villarreal's...
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