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Everton striker Niasse handed retrospective ban for diving

LONDON — Everton striker Oumar Niasse has become the first Premier League player to be handed a retrospective ban for diving. ...
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WIGAN, England — It was better than a hat trick. A...
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NYON, Switzerland — UEFA has fined Everton 30,000 euros ($35,300) after a fan tried to punch an opposing team's goalkeeper when a clash between...
Madrid defender Carvajal faces 2-game ban for seeking yellow

NYON, Switzerland — Real Madrid defender Dani Carvajal is facing an additional two-match Champions League ban for deliberately getting a yellow card in a...
Madrid celebrates as Benzema and Ronaldo find the net again

MADRID — The 6-0 rout of APOEL Cyprus didn't change much for Real Madrid in its quest to once again be crowned Champions League...
Liverpool collapses again, and again against Sevilla

Liverpool's players can't say they weren't warned. "If we are really...
Sevilla says Argentine coach Berizzo has a malignant tumor

MADRID — A day after Sevilla rallied to hold Liverpool to a remarkable 3-3 draw in the Champions League, the Spanish club said coach...
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HOUSTON — Gustav Svensson and Will Bruin scored in the first half, and Seattle Sounders FC beat the 10-man Houston Dynamo 2-0 in the...
Svensson, Bruin lead Sounders to 2-0 win over Dynamo

HOUSTON — Seattle coach Brian Schmetzer would not call the Sounders' dominant first leg win on Tuesday night a statement. ...
Toronto and Columbus play 0-0 tie to start conference final

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Neither Toronto FC nor the Columbus Crew was unhappy with the 0-0 draw in the first leg of the MLS Eastern...

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