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Liverpool wins thriller in Premier League

Liverpool’s Philippe Coutinho, second left, celebrates scoring during their English Premier League soccer match against Queens Park Rangers at Loftus Road, London, Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)

LONDON (AP) — Liverpool beat Queens Park Rangers 3-2 on an own goal in the fifth minute of injury time Sunday in the Premier League.

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Ilonen, Stenson through to World Match Play final

Mikko Ilonen of Finland kisses the World Match Play Championship trophy after defeating Henrik Stenson of Sweden in the final at the London Golf Club in Ash, England Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014. Ilonen won on the 17th hole 2 and 1 to play.(AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

ASH, England (AP) — Mikko Ilonen defeated top-seeded Henrik Stenson 3 and 1 in the final Sunday to win the World Match Play Championship.

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Ronaldo set 8-game Spanish mark of 15 goals

Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo from Portugal celebrates scoring against Levante during a Spanish La Liga soccer match at the Ciutat de Valencia stadium in Valencia, Spain, on Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Alberto Saiz)

Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice to set a Spanish league record with 15 goals in the first eight games of a La Liga season as Real Madrid beat Levente 5-0, and Lionel Messi scored in Barcelona’s 3-0 win over Elbar to reach 250 league goals and move within one of Telmo Zarra’s mark.

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Ronaldo breaks record; Southampton soars 8-0

Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo from Portugal celebrates scoring against Levante during a Spanish La Liga soccer match at the Ciutat de Valencia stadium in Valencia, Spain, on Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Alberto Saiz)

LONDON (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo rewrote the record books with another two goals in Real Madrid’s latest big victory in the Spanish league.

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Noble Mission matches feat of brother Frankel

ASCOT, England (AP) — Noble Mission matched the achievement of his illustrious brother Frankel by winning the Champions Stakes, the feature race of the British Champions Day at Ascot that marked the end of the European flat-racing season on Saturday.

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