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Messi hits 50 goals for Barca, Madrid ends season to forget

May. 19, 2019 2:39 PM EDT

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Lionel Messi scored twice to hit the 50-goal mark for the sixth time in his career on Sunday while Real Madrid put a fittingly poor ending to its worst season in recent memory after losing in the final round of the Spanish league. Messi scored his 49th and 50th goals in all...

How Juventus won its 8th straight Serie A title

Apr. 20, 2019 3:11 PM EDT

MILAN (AP) — When the best team in Italy signed possibly the best player in the world, preventing it from winning yet another Serie A title was always going to be difficult. And so it proved as Juventus and Cristiano Ronaldo continued breaking records. On Saturday, Juventus clinched a record-extending...

What to watch in the leading soccer leagues in Europe

Apr. 18, 2019 3:31 PM EDT

What to watch in the leading soccer leagues in Europe this weekend: ITALY Aiming to quickly move on from its Champions League elimination, Juventus needs only a draw at home against Fiorentina on Saturday to clinch a record-extending eighth straight Serie A title. Juventus is 17 points ahead of second-place...

The Latest: Rossi races to second straight Long Beach win

Apr. 14, 2019 6:31 PM EDT

LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the Grand Prix of Long Beach (all times local): 3:25 p.m. Alexander Rossi has become the first driver in 12 years to win back-to-back on the streets of Long Beach, and the American joined some of the top stars in racing as multiple winners of the second-biggest race...

Angry Costa damages Atletico's chance to pressure Barcelona

Apr. 6, 2019 6:49 PM EDT

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — With Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez in unstoppable form, Barcelona didn't need much help to stay on course for another Spanish league title. But it got an unexpected boost on Saturday when Diego Costa was sent off for insulting the referee with more than an hour to play in Atletico...

World Cup role reversal as Germany wins, Croatia struggles

Mar. 24, 2019 7:46 PM EDT

Germany is winning again, and Croatia is struggling. The World Cup feels like a long time ago. After a year of problems off the field — and humiliation on it — the new Germany is finally starting to look like the old Germany. Grit, determination and Nico Schulz's 90th-minute winner earned the...