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Ex-Premier League player charged in fixing probe

LONDON (AP) — A former Premier League footballer has been charged with conspiracy to commit bribery as part of an ongoing investigation into the fixing of lower-league football matches in England.

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AP Source: Falcao heading to Man United on loan

This is a Friday, Nov. 8, 2013 file photo of Monaco's  Radamel Falcao of Colombia as he controls the ball during his French League One soccer match against Evian, in Monaco stadium.   Radamel Falcao is set to join Manchester United on loan after the Premier League club agreed to a loan deal with Monaco, a person with knowledge of the deal said Monday Sept. 1, 2014. (AP Photo/Lionel Cironneau, File)

LONDON (AP) — Radamel Falcao is set to join Manchester United on loan after the Premier League club agreed to a loan deal with Monaco, a person with knowledge of the deal said Monday.

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Championship leader Marquez wins British MotoGP

CAPTION CORRECTS THE DATE - Spain's Marc Marquez of Repsol Honda celebrates on the podium after winning the MotoGP British Grand Prix, at Silverstone, England, Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014. (AP Photo/Rui Vieira)

SILVERSTONE, England (AP) — MotoGP world championship leader Marc Marquez held off Jorge Lorenzo in a back-and-forth battle from start to finish to win the British Grand Prix at Silverstone on Sunday.

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Auffarth wins eventing at World Equestrian Games

CAEN, France (AP) — Sandra Auffarth of Germany won the individual gold medal in eventing at the World Equestrian Games by riding a clear round on Opgun Louvo in the show jumping portion on Sunday.

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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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