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Soccer-Konsa on song as Villa returns to beat Leicester 2-1
Defender Ezri Konsa scored twice as Aston Villa came back from a goal to beat Leicester City 2-1, rising above them to 10th place in the Premier League table on goal difference Sunday after a thrilling meeting. Harvey Barnes passed the ball through Konsa’s legs to open the scoring in the 14th minute, but Konsa got the final touch on Emiliano Buendia’s header to level his side three minutes later.
Alpine skiing-Goggia wins super-G to complete Lake Louise World Cup treble
Italy’s Sofia Goggia won the opening women’s super-G of the Alpine World Cup on Sunday to complete a hat-trick at Lake Louise, becoming the first woman since Lindsey Vonn in 2015 to win all three races at the Canadian resort. Goggia, who had dominant downhill wins on Friday and Saturday, had a much closer result in the super-G, clocking one minute 18.28 seconds on a sunny track and crossing just 0.11 in front of the Swiss world champion Lara Gut-Behrami.
Tennis-Medvedev leads Russia to third Davis Cup title
Russia took an unassailable 2-0 lead over Croatia in the Davis Cup final in Madrid on Sunday to win their third title and first in 15 years, as Daniil Medvedev outlived Croatian Marin Cilic 7-6 ( 7) 6-2. Defending US Open champion Medvedev had to produce his best tennis to survive a tense first set as a confident Cilic sent up nine forehand winners and won nearly three-quarters of his serve points.
Panthers part ways with OC Joe Brady
The Carolina Panthers fired offensive coordinator Joe Brady on Sunday with five games remaining in his second season with the team. Senior offensive assistant Jeff Nixon will assume Brady’s duties for the remainder of the season.
Football-Juventus passes Genoa as Allegri celebrates historic victory
Juan Cuadrado scored straight from a corner as Juventus comfortably beat struggling Genoa 2-0 on Sunday to climb to fifth place in coach Massimiliano Allegri’s 250th Serie A win. Cuadrado hit a high and tasteless delivery in the far skylight after eight minutes to put the old lady in the lead under unorthodox circumstances, and Paulo Dybala completed the three points with a late strike.
Football-Champions Atletico defeated Bragantino in seven-goal thriller
Brazilian champions Atletico Mineiro beat Red Bull Bragantino 4-3 on Sunday, a day they celebrated the title win last week in front of an enthusiastic crowd in Belo Horizonte. Atletico won their first league title since 1971 last Thursday and 62,000 fans came to see them receive the trophy.
Soccer-Battling Leeds snatch point in 2-2 draw with Brentford
Leeds United striker Patrick Bamford marked his return from injury with a goal in added time as they pulled off a 2-2 Premier League draw against Brentford in a high intensity game at Elland Road on Sunday . Returning from an ankle problem, substitute Bamford shot the ball into the net from the crossbar after a corner kick after Brentford’s Sergi Canos and Shandon Baptiste scored to give the visitors a 2-1 lead.
Auto racing-Hamilton wins insane Saudi GP to tie with Verstappen
Lewis Hamilton won a crazy Saudi Arabian Grand Prix on Sunday and was interrupted twice for Mercedes to tie the points with Red Bull rival Max Verstappen and set up a title showdown. On a chaotic night in Jeddah, the first race in the Gulf Kingdom took almost as many twists and turns as an already astonishing and thrilling roller coaster season – and left a bitter aftertaste, too.
NFL – ‘We found a way to win’: Lions end weeks of agony with Vikings triumph
The Detroit Lions are no longer winless after defeating the Minnesota Vikings 29-27 on Sunday to end weeks of agony and ridicule. Four points behind with four seconds left, wide receiver Amon-Ra St. Brown caught an 11-yard pass through quarterback Jared Goff’s end zone in front of a relieved home crowd. improving his record to 1-10-1.
Football-Nice loses ground in the battle for second place with the defeat of Strasbourg
Nice lost ground in the battle for second place in Ligue 1 when they lost 3-0 to visiting Racing Strasbourg on Sunday. Ludovic Ajorque, Habib Diallo and Adrien Thomasson found the back of the net in a convincing collective performance to offer Nice their third defeat in their last five outings.
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