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Is Barca in trouble? Breaking down Europe's big five leagues

The top European leagues return this weekend and with a third of the season over, title races are starting to take shape. But are some already over?

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Noise around Bale's Madrid standoff will only get louder

"Wales. Golf. Madrid. In that order." It was meant as a joke, but few in Madrid are laughing at Gareth Bale's contentious standoff with Real.

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English Premier League

Can Lampard outwit Guardiola? Will Mourinho make instant impact?

The Premier League returns with some thrilling storylines as Lampard's Chelsea faces Guardiola's Man City and Jose Mourinho returns with Tottenham.


Is Rodgers' Leicester team better than Ranieri's?

Claudio Ranieri's version caused football's biggest upset, but Brendan Rodgers' side may be even better.


Lowe: Ten NBA things I like and don't like, including the electric Ja Morant

This week's spotlight hits a sensational rookie, a surprising soph and a sneaky ex-Laker.

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Saturday in Las Vegas

Ringside Seat: Can Luis Ortiz unseat Deontay Wilder? He almost did once

Luis Ortiz almost stopped Deontay Wilder in 2018, but ended up losing by TKO. Now Wilder is giving the 40-year-old Cuban another shot at a heavyweight title. Illustration

Wilder vs. Ortiz 2 predictions: Who will win?

Wilder puts his WBC heavyweight title on the line against Ortiz. Who will win? Our experts make their picks.

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Premier League mascots - ranked! From Fred the Red to Gunnersaurus

From Manchester United's Fred the Red to Arsenal's Gunnersaurus Rex, every single one of the 20 Premier League mascots -- ranked!


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