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MADRID | Real Madrid far behind top European clubs in women’s soccer

MADRID— In a speech during Real Madrid’s most recent general assembly, club president Florentino Perez spoke proudly about how esports will be part of the club’s future. Perez also talked about plans for a possible Real Madrid theme park to be built in the Spanish capital. The president took his time to address most of … Continue reading MADRID | Real Madrid far behind top European clubs in women’s soccer

Sarri uses Napoli formula to ignite Chelsea’s title bid

A midseason tactical switch sparked Chelsea’s surge to the Premier League title two years ago under Antonio Conte. Could the same happen under his successor this season? For the first time in his debut season at Chelsea, Maurizio Sarri deployed a lineup without a genuine striker for the match against Manchester City on Saturday. The … Continue reading Sarri uses Napoli formula to ignite Chelsea’s title bid

EDMONTON, Alberta | Koskinen, McDavid help Oilers beat Flames 1-0

EDMONTON, Alberta— The Edmonton Oilers appear to have shored up their defense under new head coach Ken Hitchcock. Mikko Koskinen made 24 saves in his third shutout of the season and Connor McDavid scored the only goal as the Edmonton Oilers defeated the Calgary Flames 1-0 on Sunday. “It takes a lot of effort to … Continue reading EDMONTON, Alberta | Koskinen, McDavid help Oilers beat Flames 1-0

PARIS | Champions League: Crunch time for PSG, Napoli and Liverpool

PARIS — The Anfield roar will be thunderous when Liverpool hosts Napoli, and the crowd will likely be just as loud in Belgrade when Red Star takes on Paris Saint-Germain. Group C has lived up to its billing as the toughest in the Champions League competition and any one of the three big teams can … Continue reading PARIS | Champions League: Crunch time for PSG, Napoli and Liverpool

LAKE FOREST, Ill | Goldman, dominant defense leads Bears over Rams 15-6

LAKE FOREST, Ill. — Eddie Goldman led a dominant effort by the defense, and the Chicago Bears shut down Jared Goff and Los Angeles’ high-powered offense in a 15-6 victory over the NFC West champion Rams on Sunday night. The Rams (11-2) missed a chance to secure a first-round playoff bye and fell into a … Continue reading LAKE FOREST, Ill | Goldman, dominant defense leads Bears over Rams 15-6

LAS VEGAS | Saved! Baines surprise pick for Hall, Lee Smith also chosen

LAS VEGAS — Harold Baines was given a save as big as any Lee Smith ever posted. In a vote sure to spark renewed cries of cronyism at Cooperstown, Baines surprisingly was picked for the baseball Hall of Fame on Sunday after never coming close in any previous election. “Very shocked,” the career .289 hitter … Continue reading LAS VEGAS | Saved! Baines surprise pick for Hall, Lee Smith also chosen

Cowboys guard Martin leaves in 2nd half with knee injury

Cowboys right guard Zack Martin left in the second half with a knee injury against the Eagles on Sunday. The four-time Pro Bowler has been battling a knee issue all season. Philadelphia running back Corey Clement injured his right knee when he was stopped for a 4-yard loss late in the first quarter and didn’t … Continue reading Cowboys guard Martin leaves in 2nd half with knee injury