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Chelsea, Man City shocked by lower-league teams in FA Cup

Black Saturday: Chelsea, Man City stunned by lower-league teams on day of shocks in FA Cup
Steve Douglas, The Associated Press

The FA Cup lived up to its so-called "giant-killing" reputation on Saturday when Chelsea and Manchester City were eliminated at home by lower-league opposition on a day of fourth-round shocks in the world's oldest knockout competition.

Four of the English Premier League's top six were ousted on a classic FA Cup day, with leader Chelsea squandering a two-goal lead to lose 4-2 to third-tier Bradford at Stamford Bridge in the biggest surprise of them all.

Overseer: FIFA presidential 'candidates' not official yet

FIFA election overseer Scala urges caution about status of presidential 'candidates'
Graham Dunbar, The Associated Press

Not so fast, would-be FIFA presidential candidates.

FIFA's election overseer urged caution on Friday before regarding applicants for the May 29 ballot as official candidates.

In a statement released by FIFA, compliance chairman Domenico Scala said his three-man panel overseeing the election rules has not even begun its work before next week's entry deadline.

AP Source: Solo's husband driving team vehicle when arrested

Person with knowledge of case: Solo's husband was driving a team vehicle when arrested for DUI
Anne M. Peterson, The Associated Press

Jerramy Stevens, the husband of U.S. national team goalkeeper Hope Solo, was driving a team vehicle when he was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence earlier this week, a person familiar with the details of the arrest said Thursday.

The person spoke to The Associated Press on the condition of anonymity because they could not discuss the case publicly.

TMZ first reported the details regarding the vehicle.

Hope Solo suspended for 30 days from US national team

Goalkeeper Hope Solo suspended from US women's team; was in car during husband's DUI stop
Anne M. Peterson, The Associated Press

Goalkeeper Hope Solo has been suspended from the U.S. women's national team for 30 days and won't participate in matches next month in Europe.

U.S. Soccer did not specify the reason for the suspension, announced Wednesday night. It comes after the arrest of her husband, former Seattle Seahawks tight end Jerramy Stevens, earlier this week on suspicion of driving under the influence.

Ronaldo breaks up with girlfriend Irina Shayk

Cristiano Ronaldo tells AP his relationship with girlfriend Irina Shayk is over
Barry Hatton, The Associated Press

LISBON, Portugal - Portugal and Real Madrid soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo confirmed Tuesday he has broken up with his longtime girlfriend, Russian model Irina Shayk.

"After dating for five years, my relationship with Irina Shayk has come to an end," Ronaldo said in a written statement sent exclusively to The Associated Press. "We believed it would be best for both of us to take this step now."

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