FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. ? Citrix Systems plans layoffs after seeing lower income last year, but the maker of ?work anywhere? software increased revenue 8 percent in 2014, the company announced Wednesday.
About 700 full-time and 200 contractor positions are expected to be affected, and some offices consolidated, Citrix said. It was not immediately clear whether Citrix?s 1,600 employees in Fort Lauderdale would be affected. The company has employees worldwide.
LONDON ? Chelsea striker Diego Costa is facing a three-match ban after being charged Wednesday by the English Football Association with violent conduct for stamping on an opponent during the League Cup semifinal win over Liverpool.
The Spain international stamped on Emre Can's right ankle early in the game, but it was missed by the officials at Stamford Bridge on Tuesday. The FA reviewed video footage before charging Costa, who has until 1800 GMT on Thursday to respond to the governing body.
SHEFFIELD, England ? Christian Eriksen added a late goal to his sublime early free kick to help Tottenham scrape a 2-2 draw with third-tier Sheffield United on Wednesday and secure a place in the League Cup final against Chelsea.
Tottenham advanced 3-2 on aggregate.
United looked like taking the semifinal to extra time when substitute Che Adams scored in the 77th and 79th minutes to leave the score at 2-1, and 2-2 on aggregate.
However, Eriksen ran on to a through-ball from Harry Kane and slotted a left-foot finish into the corner in the 88th.
NEW YORK ? A leading e-book subscription service has added a top draw to its catalog: the "Harry Potter" series.
Oyster announced Thursday that it had reached an agreement with J.K. Rowling's representatives for rights to the seven Potter books, plus three Hogwarts Library stories.
Susan L. Jurevics, the CEO of the authorized Pottermore website, told The Associated Press that the goal was to give as many readers as possible "access to the imagination of J.K. Rowling."
MADRID ? Neymar scored twice to lead Barcelona past nine-man Atletico Madrid and into the Copa del Rey semifinals with a 3-2 victory that went from pulsating to unseemly at Vicente Calderon Stadium on Wednesday.
Barcelona advanced 4-2 on aggregate to meet Villarreal or Getafe next.
Barcelona won the first leg 1-0, but Atletico's Fernando Torres needed just 39 seconds to score and set off an electric first half.
Lionel Messi started the first of two counterattacks for Neymar to strike in the ninth minute.
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. ? Penn State's president on Wednesday dismissed the university-commissioned review of how top administrators handled complaints about Jerry Sandusky as "not useful to make decisions."
Eric Barron told The Associated Press that the report by former FBI director Louis Freeh took a prosecutorial approach and created an "absurd" and "unwarranted" picture of students, faculty and others associated with the university.