• Manchester City's Raheem Sterling, right, celebrates with team-mate Fernandinho after scoring his side's third goal during the Premier League match Manchester City versus West Ham United at the Etihad Stadium, Manchester, England, Sunday Aug. 28, 2016.(Peter Byrne/PA via AP)

    City beats West Ham 3-1 to keep pace with United, Chelsea

    MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Manchester City kept pace with likely title rivals Manchester United and Chelsea by beating West Ham 3-1 on Sunday for a third straight victory in the early stages of the English Premier League season.

  • Leipzig signs highly-rated Scotland midfielder Oliver Burke

    BERLIN (AP) — Promoted Bundesliga side Leipzig has signed highly-rated Scotland winger Oliver Burke from Nottingham Forrest.

  • A Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2015 photo from files of US actress Nicole Kidman posing for photographers during a photocall in Milan, Italy. Pirelli has unveiled a star-studded lineup for its 2017 calendar that looks more like the ultimate Oscar red carpet than the stuff of salacious pinups. Among the subjects announced Sunday are actresses Nicole Kidman, Uma Thurman, Kate Winslet, Julianne Moore, Robin Wright, Rooney Mara, Lupita Nyong'o, Penelope Cruz, Jessica Chastain, Lea Seydoux, Zhang Ziyi and Charlotte Rampling. The youngest model, Alicia Vikander, is 27; the eldest, Helen Mirren, is 71. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni, File)

    Pirelli’s starry calendar focused on acting talent, not skin

    LONDON (AP) — Pirelli has unveiled a star-studded lineup for its 2017 calendar that looks more like the ultimate Oscar red carpet than the stuff of salacious pinups.

  • Zhang Jindong, left, chairman of Suning Group, stands by Italian Soccer President Carlo Tavecchio prior to a Serie A soccer match between Inter Milan and Palermo, at the Milan San Siro stadium, Italy, Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016. (Matteo Bazzi/ANSA via AP)

    Inter draws 1-1 with Palermo in Serie A home opener

    ROME (AP) — Inter Milan showed signs of improvement in a 1-1 draw with Palermo on Sunday in its home opener at San Siro.

  • FC Barcelona's Lionel Messi, duels for the ball with Athletic Bilbao's Markel Susaeta, during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between FC Barcelona and Athletic Bilbao, at San Mames stadium, in Bilbao, northern Spain, Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016. (AP Photo/Alvaro Barrientos)

    Las Palmas routs Granada 5-1 led by El Zhar’s 2 goals

    BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Ivan Rakitic scored in the first half to help Barcelona win 1-0 at Athletic Bilbao on Sunday for a second straight victory at the start of the Spanish league season.

  • Manchester City's Raheem Sterling, centre, celebrates scoring his side's first goal against West Ham United during the English Premier League soccer match at the Etihad Stadium, Manchester, England, Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016. (Peter Byrne/PA via AP)

    Sterling scores 2, Man City beats West Ham 3-1

    MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Raheem Sterling offered further evidence of his improvement under Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola by scoring early and late goals in a 3-1 win over West Ham in the English Premier League on Sunday.

  • Feyenoord atop Eredivisie with perfect record after 4 rounds

    THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Veteran forward Dirk Kuyt scored twice as Feyenoord beat Excelsior 4-1 in a Rotterdam derby to go top of the Dutch Eredivisie after four rounds.

  • Renault driver Kevin Magnussen of Denmark, front, steers his car during the Belgian Formula One Grand Prix in Spa-Francorchamps, Belgium, Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)

    Magnussen escapes big crash at Belgian GP with small injury

    PARIS (AP) — Kevin Magnussen escaped relatively unscathed from a spectacular crash at the Belgian Grand Prix on Sunday, although his participation at next weekend’s Italian GP could be in doubt.

  • David de la Cruz wins 9th stage to take Spanish Vuelta lead

    ALTO DEL NARANCO, Spain (AP) — Spaniard David de la Cruz took the lead of the Spanish Vuelta from Nairo Quintana after completing a successful breakaway to win the mountainous ninth stage on Sunday.

  • Freiburg's Nicolas Hoefler, left, celebrates after scoring his side's first goal during the German Bundesliga soccer match between Hertha BSC Berlin and SC Freiburg in Berlin, Germany, Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)

    Hertha clinches dramatic 2-1 win over Freiburg in Bundesliga

    BERLIN (AP) — Julian Schieber scored the second of two injury-time goals to give Hertha Berlin a dramatic 2-1 win over promoted Freiburg, while Leipzig secured a 2-2 draw on its Bundesliga debut Sunday.