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Cyprus' President Nicos Anastasiades unveils the FIFA World Cup trophy during its world tour at a stop at the international airport in the southern city of Larnaca, Cyprus, on Friday, Feb. 16, 2018. The trophy will visit some 50 countries as it make its journey round the world to Moscow for the start of the World Cup 2018 in Russia. (AP Photo/Petros Karadjias)
February 17, 2018 - 2:58 pm
Russian soccer players were protected from being caught doping under direct government orders that laboratory director Grigory Rodchenkov said he followed to ensure cheating was covered up as part of a far-reaching conspiracy. Outlining his involvement in soccer for the first time to The Associated...
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Southampton's Dusan Tadic celebrates scoring his side's second goal of the game with James Ward-Prowse, left, during the English FA Cup, Fifth Round soccer match between West Bromwich Albion and Southampton at The Hawthorns, West Bromwich, England. Saturday Feb. 17, 2018. (Nick Potts/PA via AP)
February 17, 2018 - 12:37 pm
LONDON (AP) — Misfortune comes in threes, so the saying goes, and West Bromwich Albion knows it well. Capping a miserable week, West Brom was dumped from the FA Cup by Southampton, a 2-1 winner in the fifth round on Saturday. The latest defeat for the English Premier League's bottom club came after...
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February 17, 2018 - 3:00 am
Adv17 (All times Eastern) Schedule subject to change and/or blackouts Monday, Feb. 19 COLLEGE BASKETBALL 7 p.m. ESPN — Miami at Notre Dame ESPNU — Howard at NC Central FS1 — Maryland at Northwestern 9 p.m. ESPN — Oklahoma at Kansas ESPNU — Alcorn St. at Alabama St. FS1 — Minnesota at Wisconsin...
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February 16, 2018 - 10:29 pm
BASEBALL COMMISSIONER'S OFFICE — Suspended Cincinnati RHP Jake Ehret (Louisville-IL) 50 games and Cleveland OF Carlos Ventura (DSL Indians) 72 games for violations of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program. American League BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Placed LHP Zach Britton on the 60-day DL...
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February 16, 2018 - 6:58 pm
BASEBALL COMMISSIONER'S OFFICE — Suspended Cincinnati RHP Jake Ehret (Louisville-IL) 50 games and Cleveland OF Carlos Ventura (DSL Indians) 72 games for violations of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program. American League BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Placed LHP Zach Britton on the 60-day DL...
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Leicester City's Jamie Vardy, left, celebrates scoring his side's first goal during the English FA Cup fifth round soccer match between Leicester City and Sheffield at the King Power Stadium, Leicester, Britain, Friday, Feb. 16, 2018. (Martin Rickett/PA via AP)
February 16, 2018 - 5:03 pm
Back in favor at Leicester, Riyad Mahrez helped the team reach the FA Cup quarterfinals by resuming his lethal partnership with Jamie Vardy on Friday. Vardy earned Leicester a 1-0 win over second-tier Sheffield United in the fifth round by looping a header into the net off a cross from Mahrez, who...
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February 16, 2018 - 5:00 pm
BASEBALL COMMISSIONER'S OFFICE — Suspended Cincinnati RHP Jake Ehret (Louisville-IL) 50 games and Cleveland OF Carlos Ventura (DSL Indians) 72 games for violations of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program. American League BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Placed LHP Zach Britton on the 60-day DL...
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February 16, 2018 - 3:00 pm
BASEBALL American League BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Placed LHP Zach Britton on the 60-day DL. TEXAS RANGERS — Agreed to terms with RHP Edinson Volquez on a minor league contract. National League CHICAGO CUBS — Agreed to terms with RHP Shae Simmons on a one-year contract. Placed LHP Drew Smyly on the 60-da...
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FILE- In this file photo dated Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017, Manchester United's Paul Pogba reacts during the English Premier League soccer match against Watford at Vicarage Road stadium in Watford, England. Pogba seems to be experiencing the toughest period of his second spell at Manchester United, Friday Feb. 16, 2018, after he was substituted in two of the last three games and dropped from the other. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, FILE)
February 16, 2018 - 2:34 pm
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Buried in his bulky, hooded Manchester United jacket, Paul Pogba slumped in a seat in the dugout and stared into space with a blank look on his face. His team was 1-0 down to relegation-threatened Newcastle in the English Premier League and heading for a second loss in...
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February 16, 2018 - 11:16 am
(All times Eastern) Schedule subject to change and/or blackouts Saturday, Feb. 17 AUTO RACING 9:30 a.m. FS1 — NASCAR, Xfinity Series, PowerShares QQQ 300, qualifying, at Daytona Beach, Fla. Noon FS1 — NASCAR, Monster Energy Cup Series, Daytona 500, final practice, at Daytona Beach, Fla. 2:30 p.m...
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