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10th European Cup in hand, Madrid turns to Liga

Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo from Portugal, left, and Fiorentina's Borja Valero  challenge for the ball during their friendly soccer match  in Warsaw, Poland, Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014.(AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Real Madrid is set to place an even greater emphasis on winning the Spanish league title after ending its quest for an elusive 10th European Cup last season.

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Suarez pledges to not bite again with Barcelona

FC Barcelona's Luis Suarez, from Uruguay, attends a press conference of his presentation at the Camp Nou in Barcelona, Spain, Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014. Barcelona unveiled Suarez on Tuesday, an event delayed for over five weeks since his transfer from Liverpool due to his latest suspension for biting an opponent at the World Cup. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Luis Suarez is ready to put his biting days behind him.

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Chelsea beats Burnley 3-1 in Premier League

Chelsea's Diego Costa, right, celebrates with teammate Andre Schurrle after scoring against Burnley during their English Premier League soccer match at Turf Moor Stadium, Burnley, England, Monday Aug. 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Jon Super)

BURNLEY, England (AP) — Diego Costa scored just 17 minutes into his debut and Cesc Fabregas had two assists as Chelsea opened its Premier League campaign with a 3-1 win Monday at newcomer Burnley.

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Suarez trains for first time with Barcelona

Luis Suarez, of Uruguay, controls a ball during a training session at the Sports Center FC Barcelona Joan Gamper in San Joan Despi, in Barcelona, Spain, Friday, Aug. 15, 2014. Suarez trained with his Barcelona teammates on Friday after his ban for biting an opponent at the World Cup was softened but not shortened. The Court of Arbitration for Sport ruled Thursday that the Uruguay forward, who recently left Liverpool for Barcelona, deserves his four-month ban from playing official matches for both his club and his country. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti )

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Luis Suarez says he’s ready to put his latest episode of gross misconduct behind him after his first practice with Barcelona, a day after his suspension for biting an opponent was softened.

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CAS upholds Suarez’s 4-month playing ban

In this June 24, 2014 file photo, Uruguay's Luis Suarez holds his teeth after biting Italy's Giorgio Chiellini's shoulder during the group D World Cup soccer match between Italy and Uruguay in Natal, Brazil. The Court of Arbitration for Sport on Thursday Aug. 14, 2014 upheld Luis Suarez's four-month ban for biting an opponent at the World Cup, but cleared him to train with Barcelona.  (AP Photo/Ricardo Mazalan, File)

Luis Suarez will train with his Barcelona teammates on Friday after his ban for biting an opponent at the World Cup was softened but not shortened.

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