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    SOC--ENGLISH ROUNDUP

    LONDON _ Liverpool is back on top of the Premier League after beating Cardiff 2-0. Liverpool is two points ahead of Manchester City with three games remaining. But Pep Guardiola’s champions have a game in hand over Liverpool so defending the title is still under their control _ unless they fail to beat Manchester United on Wednesday. By Rob Harris. SENT: 815 words, photos.

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    _ SOC--EVERTON-MAN UNITED _ Solskjaer's latest setback as Everton crushes Man United 4-0. SENT: 500 words, photos.

    _ SOC--CARDIFF-LIVERPOOL _ Liverpool top of Premier League again after beating Cardiff. SENT: 200 words, photos.

    _ SOC--ARSENAL-CRYSTAL PALACE _ Arsenal top-4 bid dented by 3-2 home loss to Crystal Palace. SENT: 350 words, photos.

    SOC--PSG CHAMPION

    Neymar returned from injury and the prolific Kylian Mbappe reached the 30-goal mark as Paris Saint-Germain celebrated retaining the league title earlier on Sunday with a 3-1 home win against Monaco. By Jerome Pugmire. SENT: 560 words, photo. Stands for SOC--FRENCH ROUNDUP.

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    _ SOC--PSG-HOW TITLE WAS WON _ How Paris Saint-Germain won its 6th title in 7 seasons. By Jerome Pugmire. SENT: 855 words, photos.

    TEN--MONTE CARLO MASTERS

    MONACO _ Fabio Fognini won the biggest title of his career after beating Dusan Lajovic 6-3, 6-4 Sunday in the Monte Carlo Masters final. By Jerome Pugmire. SENT: 765 words, photos.

    SOC--SPANISH ROUNDUP

    BARCELONA, Spain _ Karim Benzema hit a hat trick to lead Real Madrid to a 3-0 win over Athletic Bilbao in the Spanish league on Sunday, extending his scoring run since the return of coach Zinedine Zidane. By Joseph Wilson. SENT: 640 words, photos.

    SOC--GERMAN ROUNDUP

    Borussia Dortmund moved back within one point of Bundesliga leader Bayern Munich with a 4-0 win against Freiburg on Sunday. SENT: 140 words, photos.

    SOC--GREEK ROUNDUP

    THESSALONIKI, Greece _ PAOK won the Greek league for the first time in 34 years after beating Levadiakos 5-0 Sunday. By Costas Kantouris. SENT: 445 words, photos.

    SOC--WOMEN’S CHAMPIONS LEAGUE

    LYON, France _ Defending champion Lyon defeated Chelsea 2-1 Sunday in the Women's Champions League semifinals, and Barcelona beat host Bayern Munich 1-0. SENT: 155 words, photos.

    TEN--AUSTRALIA-BELARUS

    BRISBANE, Australia _ Australia advanced to the Fed Cup final for the first time in more than a quarter century after Ashleigh Barty and Samantha Stosur beat Aryna Sabalenka and Victoria Azarenka of Belarus 7-5, 3-6, 6-2 in a decisive doubles match. SENT: 345 words, photo.

    TEN--FRANCE-ROMANIA

    ROUEN, France _ Caroline Garcia held her nerve on serve in the decisive doubles match as France reached the Fed Cup final with a nail-biting 3-2 win Sunday against a Simona Halep-inspired Romania. SENT: 300 words.

    GLF--RBC HERITAGE

    HILTON HEAD ISLAND, South Carolina _ C.T. Pan took advantage of Dustin Johnson's back-nine meltdown to win the RBC Heritage for his first PGA Tour victory. By Pete Iacobelli. SENT: 650 words, photos.

    BKN--CELTICS-PACERS

    INDIANAPOLIS _ Gordon Hayward scored 20 points and Marcus Morris started a decisive 3-point flurry late in the fourth quarter Sunday to give the Boston Celtics a series-clinching 110-106 victory at Indiana. By Michael Marot. SENT: 820 words, photos.

    HKN--FACEOFF

    The Capitals look as if they’ve found the swagger that led them to winning the Stanley Cup last year and can eliminate the Hurricanes in Game 6 on Monday night, while the Nashville Predators face elimination down 3-2 on the road against the Dallas Stars. By Stephen Whyno. SENT: 755 words, photos.

    HKN--BLUES ADVANCE

    ST. LOUIS _ Last in the NHL in early January, the St. Louis Blues keep making history and celebrating an unlikely run. By Joe Harris. SENT: 590 words, photos.

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