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Chelsea wins Premier League title for 1st time in 5 years

Chelsea players celebrate after the English Premier League soccer match between Chelsea and Crystal Palace at Stamford Bridge stadium in London, Sunday, May 3, 2015.  Chelsea won the match 1-0 to secure Premier League title with 3 games to spare.  (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

LONDON (AP) — Chelsea won the Premier League with three games to spare with a 1-0 victory over fellow London side Crystal Palace, while Paris Saint-Germain took a step closer to a third straight title with a 2-0 victory at Nantes in the French league.

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Chelsea secures Premier League title with 3 games to spare

Chelsea players celebrate after the English Premier League soccer match between Chelsea and Crystal Palace at Stamford Bridge stadium in London, Sunday, May 3, 2015.  Chelsea won the match 1-0 to secure Premier League title with 3 games to spare.  (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

LONDON (AP) — The five-year drought is over. Chelsea is Premier League champion again — with three games to spare.

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Amid title joy, Mourinho’s concerns for dad after surgery

Chelsea's head coach Jose Mourinho, centre, gestures during the English Premier League soccer match between Chelsea and Crystal Palace at Stamford Bridge stadium in London, Sunday, May 3, 2015. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

LONDON (AP) — Jose Mourinho’s joy over winning the Premier League was tempered by concerns over his father’s health.

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1 man dead, 14 police hurt in football rioting in Poland

Riot police are on standby during rioting that erupted at a Polish league football match in the southern town of Knurow, Poland, on Saturday, May 2, 2015. A 27-year-old man who was hit by a police rubber bullet was pronounced dead at the local hospital, and the news ignited more rioting in which 14 policemen were injured.  Supporters of the local Concordia Knurow team stormed onto the pitch during Saturday's match against Ruch Radzionkow. (AP Photo/ Dawid Markysz) POLAND OUT

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A man died after being hit by a rubber bullet and 14 police officers were injured in clashes that erupted Saturday during a Polish league football match in the south of the country.

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Timbers, Whitecaps FC play to 0-0 draw in Valeri’s return

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The return of Portland Timbers’ Diego Valeri from an ACL injury was the highlight of Saturday’s 0-0 draw with the Vancouver Whitecaps FC.

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