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Dani Alves sentenced to four and a half years in prison

Dani Alves was sentenced to four and a half years in prison on Thursday after a court found him guilty of sexually assaulting a woman in a Barcelona nightclub in 2022.

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UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE

Arsenal under the obligation to get rid of Champions League hoodoo

Arsenal face a huge challenge at home in the return leg to keep their UEFA Champions League hopes alive, after losing away to Porto 1-0 in the first leg of their round-of-16 tie.

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Leboeuf: Arsenal weren't prepared in loss to Porto

Frank Leboeuf explains why Arsenal didn't play their best in their 1-0 Champions League loss to FC Porto.

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Burley: Napoli-Barcelona was really hard to watch

Craig Burley speaks out on the poor quality of Napoli's match vs. Barcelona.

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RATCLIFFE'S PRIORITIES

Ratcliffe's to-do list at Man United: Recruitment, Ten Hag's future and much more

After months of negotiations, Sir Jim Ratcliffe's ownership stake in Manchester United has been confirmed, giving him control of the football side of the club. Here's what he and his staff need to tackle.

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Ogden: Man United 'desperate' for a change in direction

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TUCHEL TO STEP DOWN AS BAYERN COACH

Bayern Munich are making a mistake by keeping lame duck Thomas Tuchel

Tuchel's summer exit makes sense given Bayern Munich's struggles this season, but keeping him around in the interim is bad for everyone involved.

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Is Liverpool a better job for Xabi Alonso over Bayern Munich?

Shaka Hislop debates whether Xabi Alonso is better suited to Liverpool or Bayern Munich.

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FORMULA ONE

NEW F1 SEASON APPROACHING

A comprehensive guide to F1's preseason testing

How can you tell who's quick at F1 preseason testing this week? Laurence Edmondson reveals his paddock-honed tips for deciphering test times.

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F1 livery Power Rankings: The best and worst looks of 2024

With all 10 Formula One teams now having launched their new-for-2024 liveries, ESPN ranks them all from worst to first.

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DRAFT OPTIONS

Three offers for the No. 1 draft pick, three offers for Justin Fields: Let's lay out the Bears' options

Will Chicago trade its top draft pick or its current QB? We came up with hypothetical offers for each and sorted through the Bears' decision.

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Riddick: Fields could make Bears regret giving up on him

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AROUND THE ASSOCIATION

NBA contender tiers: Which teams can win the 2024 Finals?

ESPN Insider Kevin Pelton places the NBA's true contenders into four tiers coming out of the All-Star break.

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The Paul George trade, OKC's rise and the blockbuster that keeps on giving

The Paul George trade to the Clippers in 2019 sent shockwaves through the league and two of its franchises. Nearly five years later, one of those teams is still reaping the rewards.

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MAD FOR THE TRANSFER MARKET

Which clubs are most active when it comes to transfers?

Have Chelsea and Manchester United got value for money for the transfer spending? Do Real Madrid need to spend big to stay top in Europe?

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