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Soccer Fans Face Prison Over Racist Subway Antics

Authorities in Paris, London looking for Chelsea supporters

(Newser) - A group of British soccer fans happily chanting "we're racist" on the Paris subway and preventing a black man from boarding their train might be in for a world of trouble now that video of their antics has gone viral. The Guardian , which first obtained the footage, reports... More »

Chelsea Wins Champions League in Shootout

First title for Chelsea won 4-3 on penalties

(Newser) - You can't keep Didier Drogba down. The charismatic striker was at the heart of Chelsea's unlikely comeback victory in the Champions League final against Bayern Munich last night, scoring the tying goal in the 88th minute and the winner on the final penalty kick of the 4-3 shootout.... More »

Patriots Rule Brittania, Bucs

New England cruises past winless Tampa Bay, 35-7

(Newser) - Tom Brady threw three touchdown passes and had more than 300 yards as the Patriots (5-2) beat the winless (0-7) Tampa Bay Buccaneers, 35-7, today at Wembley Stadium in the NFL's third regular-season game at the iconic London venue. The game drew a sellout crowd of 84,254. NFL commissioner... More »

8 Infamous Hotel Rooms

(Newser) - Eliot Spitzer put Washington’s Renaissance Mayflower Hotel on the map with his Ashley Dupre tryst—and before Spitzer, televangelist Jim Bakker did a similar service for Florida’s Sheraton Sand Key Resort with Jessica Hahn. Travel + Leisure takes a look at a few other famous—or infamous—hotels:... More »

Smelly Pooch Clan Must Go: O'Brien

'Outrageous' CNN reporter wants tenants evicted from NY loft

(Newser) - Man’s best friend has an enemy in Soledad O’Brien, the New York Post reports. The CNN correspondent and other members of her building’s co-op board are trying to evict a family from their Manhattan loft because of their pooch. “She told me at a shareholder’s... More »

Manchester United Wins Russian-Roulette Club Final

Late-night shootout in Moscow caps long day for British clubs, army of fans

(Newser) - Manchester United beat Chelsea in a sudden-death shootout to win tonight's European Champions League Final in Moscow, with goalie Edwin van der Sar saving a shot from Chelsea's Nicolas Anelka to seal the all-British encounter, the BBC reports. "The first penalty shoot-out I've ever won in a big game,... More »

British Soccer Fans Ready to Invade Russia

Diehards planning trip to Moscow to see all-England final

(Newser) - The May 21 Champions League soccer final in Moscow will feature two English powers—but cost might be the least of the worries for British fans hoping to make the trip. An overwhelmed Russian embassy is already farming out applications for visas, and demand was crashing Web sites even before... More »

Chelsea Loses Fiery Coach

Eccentric, talented Maurinho leaves in spat with owner after two titles in three years

(Newser) - Chelsea's talented and bizarre coach, Jose Mourinho, has departed his team after a new flare-up of old grievances with owner Roman Abramovich. In his short and brilliant tenure, Mourinho delivered on a promise to end Chelsea's 50-year title drought, winning the Premier League in 2005 and 2006. A lack of... More »

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