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Liverpool stumbles, Tottenham impresses in EPL openers

Aug. 06, 2022 15:29 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — While Liverpool made a stuttering start to the English Premier League, Tottenham showed it might be ready to take another step forward under Antonio Conte. Liverpool had to come from behind twice to salvage a 2-2 draw at promoted Fulham on Saturday, largely thanks to...

DC United signs Premier League veteran Benteke

Aug. 05, 2022 19:51 PM EDT

WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) — D.C. United have signed forward Christian Benteke on a permanent transfer from Crystal Palace. Benteke was signed through 2024 with a club option for 2025. He'll join the club once he obtains his visa and transfer papers. Benteke, 31, has...

Crew sign F "Cucho" Hernandez from Watford

Jun. 21, 2022 15:40 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Columbus Crew acquired Colombian forward Juan Camilo Hernandez, known as Cucho, from Watford on Tuesday. Terms of the contract, which runs through 2025, were not released but the Crew said it paid the largest acquisition fee in the Major League Soccer...

NBC finishes with second-most watched Premier League season

May. 25, 2022 13:49 PM EDT

STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — NBC Sports averaged 507,000 viewers per match window for its Premier League coverage, making this the second-most watched season since the network began airing games in August 2013. Not only was the season the most watched since 2015-16, it also saw a 21%...

Man City wins 6th EPL title in 11 seasons in dramatic finale

May. 22, 2022 19:24 PM EDT

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Manchester City scored three goals in five minutes to turn around a tense and dramatic season finale and clinch a sixth Premier League title in 11 seasons, rallying to beat Aston Villa 3-2 and hold off Liverpool's challenge on Sunday. After starting the...

Zinchenko's tearful support for Ukraine after EPL title win

May. 22, 2022 17:56 PM EDT

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — The Ukrainian flag Oleksandr Zinchenko used to wipe away the tears also inspired Manchester City’s Premier League title winner. As Zinchenko paraded around the field with the trophy, the yellow-and-blue colors of his homeland were wrapped around him....

3 goals in 5-minute recovery wins Premier League for City

May. 22, 2022 17:12 PM EDT

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Manchester City had been here before, losing at home and risking throwing away the title. Would the leaders choke like never before in the Premier League? The prospect of a first-ever changing of the lead on the final day was growing...

Manchester City retains Premier League title after beating Aston Villa 3-2 in final game

May. 22, 2022 12:59 PM EDT
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Manchester City retains Premier League title after beating Aston Villa 3-2 in final game.

NBC has all scenarios covered for Championship Sunday

May. 21, 2022 02:49 AM EDT

With the Premier League title race coming down to the final day of matches, NBC is pulling out all the stops in its coverage of Championship Sunday. To ensure the network is covered in case Manchester City or Liverpool win the title, it's top announcing team will be in Manchester and...

History on City's side as EPL title race heads into last day

May. 19, 2022 09:49 AM EDT

Manchester City has history on its side ahead of the final-day title showdown with Liverpool in the English Premier League. Sunday will mark the ninth time in the Premier League era — since 1992 — that the title race has been decided in the last round. On each of...