LONDON - Hull City can win the FA Cup for the first time, Wigan Athletic can retain the trophy, Sheffield United can reach the final for the first time in 78 years while Arsenal can end a nine-year trophy drought.
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MUNICH - Bayern Munich president Uli Hoeness stunned a German court on Monday by admitting he had evaded taxes of 18.5 million euros ($26 million) using a secret Swiss bank account - more than five times the amount on a prosecutors' charge sheet.
- Dutch midfielder Kevin Strootman will miss the World Cup in Brazil in June after tearing cartilage in his left knee.
MADRID - Getafe have sacked coach Luis Garcia and struck a deal for former Romania defender Cosmin Contra, who once had a playing stint with the Madrid-based club, to take over.
MADRID - Controlling the midfield will be crucial if Atletico Madrid are to protect their 1-0 advantage in Tuesday's Champions League last 16, second leg at home to AC Milan, coach Diego Simeone said on Monday.
LONDON/BERLIN - With the soccer World Cup only three months away, Adidas and Nike are squaring up for a marketing battle to match the fierce on-field rivalry of nations like Brazil and Argentina.
First Jacques Kallis retired. Then Graeme Smith called it quits. In between, South Africa lost a Test series against Australia, their first at home since the 2008-09 season. What stares the Proteas in the face now, however, is a far bigger challenge than just replacing two great cricketers.