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England's faith in protocol was rewarded, now UEFA must get tough

The triggering of the three-step protocol following abuse of England's black players underlines the challenges football faces in eradicating racism.

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Hislop applauds handling of racism in Bulgaria vs. England

Shaka Hislop praises how players and officials dealt with racist incidents during England's win over Bulgaria.


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European Championship Qualifiers

Marcotti's musings: New-look Germany impress

Germany are still a work in progress but thumped Estonia with 10 men. PLUS: Zlatan Ibrahimovic is tearing up MLS and could make sense as a signing for a big club in January.

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Strasburg racks up 12 K's in Game 3 win vs. Cards


Inside the disastrous, 33-pitch inning that pretty much ended the Cardinals' season

Nothing has gone right for St. Louis in the NLCS, but things really fell apart in the third inning of Game 3, as the Nationals put a hammerlock on the series.

Kendrick says Nats' key to success is having fun


Zimmerman: Pitching has been the Nats' key all season


Eaton on playoff confidence: 'Confidence is whatever'


Nationals score 4 in the 3rd



Week 6 in the NFL

Is Dallas done? Who needs to trade? Barnwell answers nine defining NFL questions

What happened to the Cowboys offense? Is Deshaun Watson an MVP candidate? Bill Barnwell gives answers to pressing topics.

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Why the Chiefs and Browns are in trouble, and other Week 6 takeaways

Is it time to be concerned about the Chiefs, Browns and Cowboys after multiple losses in a row?


Nat Coombs Show

Let's overreact to Week 6 in the NFL: This Chiefs team has big issues

Kansas City has a major weakness. Dan Quinn will be the next coach to lose his job. It's time to overreact to Week 6.

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The Nat Coombs Podcast

Your definitive NFL podcast experience.

College Football

College football midseason awards: The best players, teams and moments

From the most enjoyable games to the most fun teams to the Heisman, Bill Connelly offers up the season's best so far.

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What Saturday's results mean for the College Football Playoff chase

Most of Saturday's action that affected the playoff race came in the SEC, where the West reasserted its dominance, but Oklahoma also cleared its biggest regular-season hurdle.

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Transfer talk

LIVE Transfer Talk: Juventus to swoop amid Cavani's PSG contract impasse

Edinson Cavani is looking for the PSG exit and he could move to Juventus for free in the summer of 2020. Transfer Talk is LIVE with the latest.

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Man United ready to splash the cash in January

Gab Marcotti identifies areas of Manchester United's squad that need strengthening in January.

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    Here are the top 100 players and managers in men's soccer, as rated by our experts.

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    Updated tables from the Premier League, Champions League, La Liga, English Football League and more.

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    Keep track of all the important upcoming fixtures in the Premier League, Champions League, La Liga, English Football League and more.

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    Results and scores from the Premier League, Champions League, La Liga, English Football League and more.

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