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Leicester's Wilfred Ndidi, center, celebrates with teammates after scoring his team's opening goal during the English Premier League soccer match between Leicester City and Chelsea at the King Power Stadium in Leicester, England, Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021. (Michael Regan/Pool via AP)

Leicester piles more misery on Chelsea to go top of EPL

Jan. 19, 2021 5:24 PM EST

Five years after achieving the unthinkable, Leicester is back atop the Premier League and making another improbable run at the title. For big-spending Chelsea and its under-pressure manager, Frank Lampard, any ambitions of winning the league already appear to be dashed. Leicester beat Chelsea 2-0 on Tuesday to...

Tottenham's Carlos Vinicius scores passing Marine's goalkeeper Bayleigh Passant during the English FA Cup third round soccer match between Marine and Tottenham Hotspur at Rossett Park stadium in Crosby, Liverpool, Sunday, Jan. 10, 2021. (Clive Brunskill/Pool via AP)

Spurs show no mercy to 8th-tier Marine, Crawley stuns Leeds

Jan. 10, 2021 2:06 PM EST

The biggest mismatch in the FA Cup’s 150-year history delivered a predictably brutal result as Tottenham showed no mercy to an eighth-tier opponent whose lineup featured a garbage collector and a factory worker. It was left, then, to Crawley to provide the so-called “giant killing” long...

A Liverpool fans with a Jurgen Klopp protective face mask applauds before the start of an English Premier League soccer match between Liverpool and West Bromwich Albion at the Anfield stadium in Liverpool, England, Sunday Dec. 27, 2020. (Stu Forster/Pool via AP)

The Latest: Oaklawn Park to allow limited attendance

Jan. 6, 2021 3:10 PM EST

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Oaklawn Park in Arkansas plans to allow limited fans during its winter-spring horse racing meet that runs Jan. 22-May 1. Grandstand general admission won’t be allowed initially. Entry to the grandstand will be for guests...

Arsenal's Bukayo Saka, second left, celebrates after scoring his sides 3rd goal of the game during their English Premier League soccer match between Arsenal and Chelsea at the Emirates stadium in London, Saturday, Dec. 26, 2020. (Andrew Boyers/ Pool via AP)

Youngsters deliver for Arsenal as scrutiny shifts to Lampard

Dec. 26, 2020 5:12 PM EST

With his job increasingly on the line after an alarming start to the season, Mikel Arteta placed his faith in Arsenal's kids to get the team out of trouble. They delivered for their under-pressure manager. Powered by two 19-year-olds — Gabriel Martinelli and Bukayo Saka — and a 20-year-old in Emile...

Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield (6) celebrates with teammate Austin Hooper (81) after they connect for a touchdown during the first half of an NFL football game against the New York Giants, Sunday, Dec. 20, 2020, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

The Latest: USC basketball to return against Santa Clara

Dec. 26, 2020 5:11 PM EST

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Southern California’s men’s basketball team will play a different team on Dec. 29. The Trojans will host Santa Clara instead of Long Beach State, which had to cancel because of ongoing COVID-19 issues in its...

Arsenal fans sit in spaced out seats for coronavirus rules during an English Premier League soccer match between Arsenal and Burnley at the Emirates stadium in London, England, Sunday Dec. 13, 2020. (Catherine Ivill/Pool via AP)

Virus spike sees EPL games in London closed to fans again

Dec. 14, 2020 2:05 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — London's six Premier League clubs won't be allowed supporters at games again after the British capital was placed under the toughest level of coronavirus restrictions due to a spike in cases. The decision by the British government, which takes effect on Wednesday, leaves only four top...

Liverpool's manager Jurgen Klopp gestures during the English Premier League soccer match between Fulham and Liverpool, at Craven Cottage stadium, London, Sunday, Dec. 13, 2020. (AP photo/Matt Dunham, Pool)

Draws for Liverpool, Spurs cap tough weekend for EPL powers

Dec. 13, 2020 4:30 PM EST

Liverpool manager Jürgen Klopp had just seen his team fall behind after getting outplayed in the opening 25 minutes by a supposed contender for relegation, and he’d had enough. “WAKE UP!” Klopp barked to his players, his chest out and his teeth gritted. Liverpool ended up escaping from...

Aston Villa's Anwar El Ghazi, center, celebrates scoring their first goal with Matty Cash, right, and Jack Grealish during the English Premier League soccer match between Wolverhampton and Aston Villa at Molineux Stadium in Wolverhampton, England, Saturday, Dec. 12, 2020. (Tim Keeton/Pool via AP)

Chelsea beaten by Everton; Manchester derby stalemate

Dec. 12, 2020 6:51 PM EST

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — The People's Club welcomed back its fans and Chelsea felt the full force. With 2,000 supporters allowed back into Goodison Park after nine months, Everton won 1-0 on Saturday to end Chelsea's 17-match unbeaten run in all competitions. It means third-place Chelsea can be...

Players of Paris Saint Germain and Istanbul Basaksehir leave the pitch, after an argument between the Turkish players and the fourth referee during the Champions League group H soccer match between Paris Saint Germain and Istanbul Basaksehir at the Parc des Princes stadium in Paris, Tuesday Dec. 8 , 2020. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)

Players walk off in protest against alleged racism in CL

Dec. 8, 2020 7:30 PM EST

In a powerful protest against alleged racism, players from Paris Saint-Germain and Istanbul Basaksehir walked off the field during a Champions League game on Tuesday and didn’t return after a match official was accused of using insulting language about a Black coach. On a night when English giant...

Dortmund's Giovanni Reyna, right, scores his side's equalizing goal during a German Bundesliga soccer match between Eintracht Frankfurt and Borussia Dortmund in Frankfurt, Germany, Saturday, Dec. 5, 2020. (AP Photo/Michael Probst,Pool)

Reyna, McKennie, Pulisic 1st US trio of Euro goals since '05

Dec. 5, 2020 10:01 PM EST

Three Americans scored in Europe's top five leagues on the same day for the first time in 15 years — since the father of one of the trio was among the U.S. players to score. Gio Reyna scored his second Bundesliga goal in Borussia Dortmund's 1-1 tie at Eintracht Frankurt on Saturday. Weston McKennie got his...