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Man attempting to cross street struck by bicyclist, dies

May. 14, 2021 14:30 PM EDT

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — A man attempting to cross a street in Manchester was struck by a bicyclist and died, police said. The man, 69, was trying to cross Elm Street at about 7 p.m. Thursday, police said. He was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries and...

Back-up to star man: Iheanacho's stunning rise at Leicester

May. 14, 2021 08:04 AM EDT

Being a back-up was all Kelechi Iheanacho ever knew. Fresh from being voted the best player at the Under-17 World Cup in 2013, the Nigeria striker signed his first professional contract at Manchester City the following year but had Sergio Aguero, among others, ahead of...

Protests outside, struggles inside: Man U loses to Liverpool

May. 14, 2021 03:08 AM EDT

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — The beefed-up defense outside Old Trafford was more robust than Manchester United's on the pitch inside. While United supporters again protested against the owning Glazer family — facing riot police and new steel barriers to guard the...

Manchester City reclaims Premier League title after Manchester United loses to Leicester

May. 11, 2021 14:58 PM EDT
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Manchester City reclaims Premier League title after Manchester United loses to Leicester.

Pulisic, McKennie, Adams, Dest on US Nations League roster

May. 10, 2021 16:40 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Christian Pulisic is among 29 Europe-based players on the 40-man U.S. preliminary roster announced Monday for the CONCACAF Nations League semifinal against Honduras on June 3. Weston McKennie, Tyler Adams, Sergiño Dest and Gio Reyna also are on what...

UEFA has issues with CL switch to London, Portugal a backup

May. 10, 2021 15:23 PM EDT

Playing the all-English Champions League final on home soil at Wembley is proving problematic. Instead, the players and fans of Chelsea and Manchester City could be headed to Portugal. UEFA's hopes of playing its club showpiece in Istanbul have been scuppered for a second...

United makes City wait to capture EPL title, West Brom down

May. 09, 2021 16:32 PM EDT

The wait goes on for Manchester City. Time is up for West Bromwich Albion. Manchester United underlined its determination to make City, its fierce local rival, fight to clinch the Premier League trophy by prolonging the title race for at least a couple more days. ...

Connecticut mother charged in death of 3-year-old son

May. 08, 2021 16:41 PM EDT

MANCHESTER, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut woman has been charged with manslaughter and other crimes in connection with the death of her 3-year-old son in November. Manchester police on Saturday announced the arrest of town resident Alesha Cain, 30, who also was charged...

Man City title celebrations on hold after losing to Chelsea

May. 08, 2021 16:02 PM EDT

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — In a haze of blue smoke produced by fans, Manchester City's team buses were serenaded into their stadium with chants of “Champions.” They proved premature. There was still a game — closed to crowds due to the pandemic — to be won. ...

NBC's White rides rollercoaster of crazy Premier League week

May. 07, 2021 17:42 PM EDT

Arlo White is fond of saying fans can always count on the Premier League to supply an abundance of storylines. The past couple of weeks have run the gamut. White and NBC have had one of the more interesting weeks since they started covering England's top soccer league in...