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Lionel Messi helps Barcelona beat Lyon 5-1 to reach CL quarters

Lionel Messi scored twice and set up two more goals as Barcelona beat Lyon 5-1 to reach the Champions League quarterfinals on Wednesday. After a 0-0 first-leg draw, Luis Suarez …


UPDATED: Tue., June 19, 2018

Luis Suarez eyes return to form in 100th appearance for Uruguay

Uruguay coach Oscar Tabarez paid tribute to Luis Suarez as the team prepared for Wednesday’s World Cup match against Saudi Arabia. The match will be Suarez’s 100th international appearance. The …


UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 17, 2017

Barcelona forward Luis Suarez out 4 weeks with right knee injury

Barcelona says striker Luis Suarez will be sidelined for four weeks. The announcement comes only days before the team is about to start the Spanish league season. Suarez will miss …


So many weird things: Suarez’s bite strangest

Gothic folklore met modern dentistry, with the whole world watching. This was the World Cup and the Bite of Brazil – a mouthwatering, open-jawed, succulent chomp on an unsuspecting victim …


CAS upholds Luis Suarez’s 4-month playing ban

Luis Suarez will train with his Barcelona teammates on Friday after his ban for biting an opponent at the World Cup was softened but not shortened. The Court of Arbitration …


Suarez ruling soon?

The Court of Arbitration for Sport could rule on Luis Suarez’s appeal against his biting ban before the Spanish league season starts. The CAS said Friday that Suarez, the Uruguay …


Barcelona takes chance on banned biter Luis Suarez

BARCELONA, Spain – Barcelona reached agreement with Liverpool on the transfer of Luis Suarez on Friday, giving the troubled striker a chance to rehabilitate his image when his latest biting …


Luis Suarez apologizes for biting opponent at World Cup

After a few days of reflection, Luis Suarez acknowledged what millions saw on TV – he did bite an opponent during a game at the World Cup. In addition, he …


Luis Suarez told FIFA panel bite at World Cup was not deliberate

Luis Suarez claimed to FIFA’s disciplinary panel that he did not deliberately bite Italy’s Giorgio Chiellini at the World Cup. The Uruguay striker writes in Spanish that “in no way …


Uruguay coach criticizes punishment of team’s biter

Uruguay coach Oscar Tabarez quit FIFA’s strategic committee on Friday in protest at the ban soccer’s governing body imposed on his team’s star striker Luis Suarez for biting an Italian …


No Suarez, no Falcao for Uruguay-Colombia FIFA World Cup match

RIO DE JANEIRO – Colombia was already without Radamel Falcao. Now Uruguay is without Luis Suarez. Instead of a matchup between two of the world’s top strikers, the round-of-16 match …


FIFA bans Luis Suarez for 4 months for biting opponent at World Cup

RIO DE JANEIRO – Luis Suarez exits the World Cup with one of the longest bans in tournament history, and his reputation once again in tatters. The Uruguay forward, widely …


Soccer’s bad boy bites Luis Suarez opponent at FIFA World Cup

NATAL, Brazil – Biting opponents, racist comments – all that looked to be behind Luis Suarez, as soccer’s bad boy was maturing into a star for his club and country. …


FIFA World Cup roundup: Uruguay edges 10-man Italy to advance

Captain Diego Godin scored in the 81st minute as Uruguay edged 10-man Italy 1-0 in Natal, Brazil on Tuesday to reach the second round of the World Cup, a victory …


World Cup roundup: Luis Suarez gives Uruguay win over England

Dropping to the turf on the left knee that was surgically repaired less than a month ago, Uruguay striker Luis Suarez was euphoric. Scoring a second goal against England sealed …


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Suarez puts bite on Ivanovic

LIVERPOOL, England – In the latest chapter of Luis Suarez’s controversial soccer career, the Uruguayan bit the arm of Chelsea defender Branislav Ivanovic during Sunday’s 2-2 draw in the Premier …