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Barcelona's Lionel Messi leaves the pitch after the the Champions League quarterfinal soccer match between Barcelona and Bayern Munich in Lisbon, Portugal, Friday, Aug. 14, 2020. Bayern won the match 8-2. (Rafael Marchante/Pool via AP)
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August 28, 2020 - 6:15 am
MADRID (AP) — First it was Neymar. Then Cristiano Ronaldo. And now, very likely, it will be Lionel Messi. The Spanish league is about to see another top player leave one of its clubs, all within a four-year span. Messi’s departure would be another unwanted setback for the league, though it hopes to...
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FILE - In this March 25, 2019, file photo, cast members from "This Is Us," from left, Milo Ventimiglia, Mandy Moore, Sterling K. Brown, Jon Huertas, Justin Hartley, Chrissy Metz and Susan Kelechi Watson pose for photographers at a ceremony honoring Moore with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles. An optimistic NBC said Thursday, Aug. 27, 2020, it will bring “This Is Us” and other scripted series back in November despite the TV industry's coronavirus-caused production shutdown that's only beginning to ease. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)
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August 27, 2020 - 4:34 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — An optimistic NBC said Thursday it will bring “This Is Us” and other scripted series back in November despite the TV industry's coronavirus-caused production shutdown that's only beginning to ease. Broadcast TV's usual robust September start to the new season has already bowed to...
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Naomi Osaka, of Japan, leaves the court after winning her match with Anett Kontaveit, of Estonia, during the quarterfinals at the Western & Southern Open tennis tournament Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
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August 26, 2020 - 11:32 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Fourth-seeded Naomi Osaka reached the semifinals of the Western & Southern Open on Wednesday and withdrew a few hours later in a call for racial justice, drawing quick support from other players. Soon after, the whole tournament was put on hold for a day. “As a sport, tennis is...
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Referees huddle on an empty court at game time of a scheduled game between the Milwaukee Bucks and the Orlando Magic for Game 5 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series, Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (Kevin C. Cox/Pool Photo via AP)
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August 26, 2020 - 9:21 pm
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Making their strongest statement yet in the fight against racial injustice, players from six NBA teams decided not to play postseason games on Wednesday in a boycott that quickly reverberated across other professional leagues. Also called off: Some games in Major...
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Barcelona's Lionel Messi leaves the pitch after the the Champions League quarterfinal soccer match between Barcelona and Bayern Munich in Lisbon, Portugal, Friday, Aug. 14, 2020. Bayern won the match 8-2. (Rafael Marchante/Pool via AP)
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August 26, 2020 - 12:11 pm
GENEVA (AP) — Any club in world soccer should want Lionel Messi in its lineup. But only a select few could make a financial deal work for the six-time Ballon d’Or winner. Messi is trying to force a move after 20 years with Barcelona, which wants to hold him to a contract that runs through June 2021...
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FILE - In this Nov. 5, 2019 file photo, Barcelona's Lionel Messi reacts during a Champions League Group F soccer match against Slavia Praha at Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain. Lionel Messi has told Barcelona he wants to leave the club after nearly two decades with the Spanish giants. The club has confirmed that the Argentina great has sent a note expressing his desire to leave. The announcement comes 11 days after Barcelona's humiliating 8-2 loss to Bayern Munich in the Champions League quarterfinals, one of the worst in the player's career and in the club's history. (AP Photo/Joan Monfort, File)
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August 26, 2020 - 9:21 am
MADRID (AP) — Barcelona hasn’t given up on Lionel Messi just yet. A day after the Argentine great told the club he wants to leave, Barcelona said its restructuring project still revolves around the player. “We want to rebuild for the future together with the best player in history,” Ramon Planes,...
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FILE - In this Aug. 13, 2020 file photo, Barcelona's Lionel Messi waves as he arrives at the team hotel in Lisbon, Portugal. Lionel Messi has told Barcelona he wants to leave the club after nearly two decades with the Spanish giants. The club has confirmed that the Argentina great has sent a note expressing his desire to leave. The announcement comes 11 days after Barcelona's humiliating 8-2 loss to Bayern Munich in the Champions League quarterfinals, one of the worst in the player's career and in the club's history.(AP Photo/Manu Fernandez, File)
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August 25, 2020 - 3:58 pm
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — After dozens of titles, hundreds of goals and countless records, Lionel Messi's spectacular career at Barcelona could be coming to an abrupt end. The divorce may turn ugly, too. Messi told Barcelona on Tuesday that he wants to leave after nearly two decades at the club,...
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England soccer player Harry Maguire leaves a court building on the Aegean island of Syros, Greece, on Saturday, Aug. 22, 2020. The Manchester United captain was arrested during a brawl on the neighbouring holiday island of Mykonos. (AP Photo/Michael Varaklas)
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August 25, 2020 - 1:03 pm
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Court officials in Greece say Manchester United defender Harry Maguire has been found guilty of assault at a trial Tuesday following his arrest after a brawl last week on the island of Mykonos. Maguire, who was released from custody over the weekend, was not present at the...
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Cleveland Browns head coach Kevin Stefanski makes a call during practice at the NFL football team's training facility Thursday, Aug. 20, 2020, in Berea, Ohio. (AP Photo/Ron Schwane)
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August 24, 2020 - 7:24 pm
The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ North Carolina State has paused all athletics activities due to a coronavirus cluster within its programs. The school announced the move Monday evening, though it didn’t specify which programs were impacted by the...
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Former soccer star Ronaldinho, second from left, and his brother Roberto de Assis Moreira walks escorted by police officers to declare to judge Clara Ruiz Diaz at Justice Palace in Asuncion, Paraguay, Saturday, March 7, 2020. Ronaldinho and his brother Roberto were alleged to enter to the country with a false Paraguayan passport.(AP Photo/Jorge Saenz)
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August 24, 2020 - 6:38 pm
ASUNCION, Paraguay (AP) — Retired Brazilian soccer star Ronaldinho was released from house arrest Monday after spending five months detained in Paraguay for entering the country with a false passport. Paraguayan judge Gustavo Amarilla handed down a suspended sentence of two years in prison for...
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