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Penalty save denies City victory, keeps EPL title race alive

May. 15, 2022 13:56 PM EDT

Another Premier League trophy was virtually in Manchester City’s hands. All it needed was Riyad Mahrez to convert a penalty, like he had done in each of his previous seven attempts from the spot this season. Not this time. There's still plenty of life in this...

Liverpool title setback: Drawing with Spurs aids City's bid

May. 07, 2022 18:35 PM EDT

LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — There was frustration from Jürgen Klopp at dropping vital points but no moaning. His Liverpool’s 1-1 draw with a tactically disciplined and defensively robust Tottenham handed Manchester City an even greater initiative in the English Premier League...

Josh Sargent's season with Norwich over due to ankle injury

May. 07, 2022 17:17 PM EDT

Josh Sargent's first season with Norwich is over due to an ankle injury. The 22-year-old forward from O’Fallon, Missouri, will miss the Canaries' final four games. He had returned for the April 30 match at Aston Villa when he entered in the 67th minute but was forced off by the...

Man City, Liverpool win in EPL title race; Norwich relegated

Apr. 30, 2022 16:52 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — It’s still advantage Manchester City in the English Premier League title race after the league leader and Liverpool won tricky away matches at in-form teams on Saturday. First up was Liverpool, which won at Newcastle 1-0 despite resting several players, and was...

Jesus scores 4 and Man City leads EPL by 4 points

Apr. 23, 2022 14:46 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Manchester City striker Gabriel Jesus scored more goals in 53 minutes on Saturday than he had in the previous eight months in the English Premier League. Becoming the first player in the league to score four goals in one game this season, Jesus led City to a 5-1...

Atlanta United tries to move on after losing keeper Guzan

Apr. 19, 2022 12:40 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Brad Guzan has been the last defense for Atlanta United almost since the beginning of the franchise. Now, the MLS club must figure out a way to get by without its goalkeeper and captain. The 37-year-old Guzan is done for the season after rupturing his...

Brad Guzan needs surgery for ruptured Achilles tendon

Apr. 18, 2022 13:12 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta goalkeeper Brad Guzan ruptured his right Achilles tendon and needs surgery. Guzan was hurt during Saturday's 0-0 draw against Cincinnati. Atlanta said Monday the surgery will take place this week. Guzan left the field on a stretcher in the 73rd...

Guzan hurts Achilles in Atlanta's 0-0 draw vs Cincinnati

Apr. 17, 2022 06:34 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta goalkeeper Brad Guzan left the field on a stretcher after hurting an Achilles tendon and collapsing during a 0-0 draw against Cincinnati on Saturday night. The 37-year-old fell to the field without contact just outside Atlanta's penalty area and started...

Masters notebook: For Champ, 10th place means a 2023 invite

Apr. 10, 2022 20:57 PM EDT

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Scottie Scheffler can play in the Masters forever now. That’s a perk that comes with winning at Augusta National. Cameron Champ knows he can play at Augusta National in 2023. For him, that was a win as well. Champ finished tied for 10th at the...

Perfect day for Tottenham in Premier League's top-4 fight

Apr. 09, 2022 15:28 PM EDT

It was a Premier League day that could hardly have gone any better for Tottenham. With its 4-0 win at Aston Villa — inspired by Son Heung-min's hat trick — and losses for both Arsenal and Manchester United on Saturday, Tottenham became favorite to claim the fourth and final...