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Bayern continue relentless charge towards Bundesliga title by going 10 points clear. Is there more silverware to come?

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2:18 PM ETTom HamiltonCloseSenior Writer• Joined ESPN in 2011• Covered two Olympics, a pair of Rugby World Cups and two British & Irish Lions tours• Previously rugby editor, and became senior writer in 2018Bill ConnellyCloseESPN Staff WriterBill Connelly is a staff writer for ESPN.com.Bayern Munich need to start clearing space in their already-overloaded trophy cabinet. Their 5-0 win over Fortuna Dusseldorf on Saturday was as equally impressive as it was expected.They are now 10 points clear at the top of the Bundesliga, and their eighth title in a row seems an inevitability. But while they charge towards yet another booking with the Meisterschale,
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Soccer

Unstoppable Bayern set for Bundesliga title, while Dortmund rue their latest missed opportunity

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Bundesliga title No. 30 took a giant step closer to the Sabenerstrasse, Bayern Munich's spiritual home, and where the "Meisterschale" has enjoyed summering for the past eight years. Tuesday's 1-0 road win over Borussia Dortmund offered a neat summary of why it's Groundhog Day in Germany, no matter how annoying this is to all the neutrals who wanted to see a genuine title race go down to the wire, instead of seeing Bayern seven points clear with six games to go.- ESPN+: Stream ESPN FC TV daily and 30 for 30: Soccer StoriesHow did Bayern do it? They shuffled formations
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Basketball

‘A hamstring probably kept us from a title’

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Horace Grant and Craig Hodges have issues with how Michael Jordan – who held control over “The Last Dance” – handled the documentary. Apparently, so does Scottie Pippen. David Kaplan of ESPN 1000: What I was told yesterday, he is so angry at Michael – and how he was portrayed, called selfish, called this, called that – that he’s furious that he participated and did not realize what he was getting himself into. Very upset. He felt that – up until the last few minutes of Game 6 against the Jazz – it was just bash Scottie, bash Scottie, bash
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Tennis

Flashback: Carlos Moya Delivers The Goods For Sweet Title In Rome | ATP Tour

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On 9 May 2004, Carlos Moya won the third and final ATP Masters 1000 title of his career at the Internazionali BNL d’Italia, beating David Nalbandian 6-3, 6-3, 6-1 in the championship match at the Foro Italico. On the 16th anniversary of that moment, the former World No. 1 in the FedEx ATP Rankings reflected on his dream week in Italy and a title that had evaded him until then. “I hadn't done well in Rome,” Moyà told ATPTour.com. “I don't know why. I loved the tournament and I really liked playing there, but I hadn't had great results. Of
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Soccer

German Bundesliga returns – Bayern’s title fight, must-see matches and players to watch

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After a two-month delay due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Bundesliga will become the first major European soccer league to return to action, resuming the 2019-20 season this Saturday. There's still a lot of anxiety and uncertainty with the proceedings -- not every player loves the idea, and second-division team Dynamo Dresden had to enter a two-week quarantine last weekend following a couple of positive tests -- but thus far, the first division's tentative schedule for completing its final nine matchdays remains a go for launch.- Stream new episodes of ESPN FC Monday-Friday on ESPN+- Stream every episode of 30
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Soccer

German soccer resumes with proper title fight

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At least two of the most talked-about transfer targets in the world will be taking the pitch this weekend when the Bundesliga kickstarts its title race. Jadon Sancho and Kai Havertz have been linked with Chelsea, Manchester United, Manchester City, Liverpool, and pretty much every other big club in the world.   We’ll still tell you a bit about them — the talent is massive — but they are far from the end of the list. Here are 10 players to watch, their stats this season, and when they’ll be playing this weekend. We’ll add some more names, too. We’ll also
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SwimmingSwimming

What it Would Take to Beat Regan Smith for Pro Swim Series Title

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The 2020 Pro Swim Series isn’t even half over, but the race for the women’s title might as well be. With Regan Smith‘s absurd speed in Knoxville, it’s going to take an otherworldly swim to knock her off the top of the current standings. For the second season, the Pro Swim Series doesn’t give out its $10,000 series winner prizes based on cumulative points. This year, as it was last year, the winner will be determined by the single best swim (in FINA points) of the entire series. FINA points attempt to compare swims in different events by creating a points
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