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Chelsea wins big to capitalize on City slip-up

Chelsea's Diego Costa celebrates after scoring his second goal against Everton during their English Premier League soccer match at Goodison Park Stadium, Liverpool, England, Saturday Aug. 30, 2014. (AP Photo/Jon Super)

LONDON (AP) — Chelsea secured a third straight win in the English Premier League by beating Everton 6-3 to top the early standings while Juventus began its title defense in Italy with a victory over Chievo Verona.

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Dempsey lifts Seattle past Colorado, 1-0

Seattle Sounders' Obafemi Martins, left, and Colorado Rapids' Marvell Wynne battle for a header in the second half of an MLS soccer match, Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014, in Seattle. The Sounders defeated the Rapids 1-0. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

SEATTLE (AP) — Clint Dempsey is scoring again for the Seattle Sounders.

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Packers keep 3 quarterbacks on roster cutdown day

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Backup quarterbacks Matt Flynn and Scott Tolzien both made the team as the Green Bay Packers trimmed their roster to the NFL’s 53-man limit on Saturday afternoon.

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Revolution beats Toronto FC 3-0

Toronto FC's Dominic Oduro, right, battles for the ball with New England Revolution's, from left to right, Kelyn Rowe, Darrius Barnes, and Daigo Kobayashi during the first half of a soccer game, Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014 at BMO Field in Toronto. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Darren Calabrese)

TORONTO (AP) — Lee Nguyen, Kelyn Rowe and Teal Bunbury scored in the New England Revolution’s 3-0 victory over Toronto FC on Saturday.

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Goff, Jefferson lead Cal over Northwestern 31-24

California quarterback Jared Goff (16) throws a pass during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Northwestern in Evanston, Ill., Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — Jared Goff threw for 281 yards and three touchdowns, Jalen Jefferson had a key interception, and California hung on to beat Northwestern 31-24 Saturday in the season-opener.

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