Men's soccer

Seattle Sounders midfielder Nicolas Lodeiro, right, celebrates his goal with teammates during the first half of the MLS soccer Western Conference final against Los Angeles FC, Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2019, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)
October 30, 2019 - 1:50 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Although Los Angeles FC had the best regular season in Major League Soccer history, the 2-year-old club had never been this deep in the playoffs. The tough, tested Seattle Sounders go deep almost every year, and they'll get to play for another championship after a vintage display...
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FILE - In this Monday, Oct. 16, 2017 file photo, Sergino Dest of the U.S controls the ball during the FIFA U-17 World Cup match against Paraguay in New Delhi, India. Ajax right back Sergino Dest has pledged his international future to the United States. The 18-year-old, who has a Surinamese-American father and Dutch mother, put an end Monday, Oct 28, 2019 to intense speculation about whether he would choose to play for the United States or the Netherlands, his country of birth. (AP Photo/Tsering Topgyal)
October 28, 2019 - 12:35 pm
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Ajax defender Sergiño Dest has decided to remain with the United States national team rather than switch to the Netherlands. The 18-year-old outside back, who has a Surinamese-American father and Dutch mother, played for the U.S. in the Under-17 and Under-20 World Cups...
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Liverpool's Mohamed Salah, right, celebrates with his teammate Jordan Henderson after scoring his side's second goal during the English Premier League soccer match between Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur at Anfield stadium in Liverpool, England, Sunday, Oct. 27, 2019. (AP Photo/Jon Super)
October 27, 2019 - 4:38 pm
LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Tottenham transformed its first-minute fortunes against Liverpool, just not the outcome. A goal after 47 seconds by Tottenham captain Harry Kane at Anfield on Sunday contrasted with the misery of Madrid in June when a penalty was conceded 22 seconds into the Champions...
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Winnipeg Jets' Mark Scheifele (55) looks back at the puck as Calgary Flames' Oliver Kylington (58) clears a shot for goaltender David Rittich (33) against the Winnipeg Jets during the second period of an NHL Heritage Classic outdoor hockey game in Regina, Canada, Saturday, Oct. 26, 2019. (Liam Richards/The Canadian Press via AP)
October 27, 2019 - 3:14 am
REGINA, Saskatchewan (AP) — Bryan Little picked a big stage to get his first goal of the season. Little scored at 3:04 of overtime to give the Winnipeg Jets a 2-1 win over the Calgary Flames on Saturday night in the Heritage Classic outdoor game. Little scored off a 2-on-1 with Kyle Connor, tucking...
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Leicester's Jamie Vardy celebrates scoring his side's ninth goal during the English Premier League soccer match between Southampton and Leicester City at St Mary's stadium in Southampton, England Friday, Oct., 25, 2019. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
October 25, 2019 - 6:22 pm
SOUTHAMPTON, England (AP) — Leicester scored five first-half goals and another four after the break to destroy 10-man Southampton 9-0 on Friday and tie the biggest win in Premier League history. Manchester United beat Ipswich by the same score in 1995, three years after the English top tier was...
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FILE - In this 1936, file photo, Johnny Mize of the St. Louis Cardinals swings during a baseball game. (AP Photo/File)
October 25, 2019 - 3:25 am
What is America's game? Is it the quirky and cerebral sport that, in its highest form, is unfolding this week in the World Series between the Houston Astros and the Washington Nationals? Baseball is, after all, still called the national pastime. Is it the gladiatorial battle that unfolds on any...
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FILE - In this file photo dated Saturday, Dec. 22, 2018, Real Madrid's Marcelo holds the trophy after winning the Club World Cup final soccer match against Al Ain at Zayed Sport City in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. FIFA selected China as host of the inaugural edition of the expanded Club World Cup to be played in 2021, it is announced Thursday Oct. 24, 2019, but delayed a decision on how the 24 slots for the tournament will be distributed. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili, FILE)
October 24, 2019 - 3:23 pm
FIFA President Gianni Infantino glossed over questions about human rights violations in China while celebrating the country's selection as the first host of soccer's expanded Club World Cup. "We have a social responsibility due to the magnitude and the power that football brings with it," Infantino...
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FILE - In this July 18, 2018, file photo, LA Galaxy's Servando Carrasco, left, and U.S. women's national soccer team player Alex Morgan arrive at the ESPY Awards at Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. The couple are expecting their first child, according to an announcement Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019, on social media. (Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP, File)
October 24, 2019 - 10:04 am
U.S. national soccer team star Alex Morgan and husband Servando Carrasco are expecting their first child. Morgan and Carrasco, who is a midfielder for the LA Galaxy, made the announcement Wednesday on social media. They posed with a sign that read: "Adding 1 more to the Fam ... April 2020 Baby Girl...
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Juventus' Paulo Dybala celebrates with his teammates after scoring a goal during the UEFA Champions League group D soccer match against Lokomotiv Moscow at the Allianz Stadium in Turin, Italy, Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2019. (Andrea Di Marco/ANSA via AP)
October 24, 2019 - 9:53 am
TURIN, Italy (AP) — Juventus will now be making more than $100 million per season from its jersey sponsorships. The club announced a 25 million euro ($28 million) increase annually in sponsorship from Jeep automobiles, which like Juventus is controlled by Exor, the Agnelli family holding company...
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FILE - In this June 9, 2019 file photo, Australia's Ellie Carpenter, left, chases Italy's Barbara Bonansea during a Women's World Cup Group C soccer match between Australia and Italy at the Stade du Hainaut in Valenciennes, France. Italy won 2-0. Italy’s surprise run to the quarterfinals of the Women’s World Cup this year went a long way toward changing misconceptions about the female game in a country where the most popular sport is dominated by men. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco, file)
October 24, 2019 - 4:27 am
ROME (AP) — Italy's surprise run to the quarterfinals of the Women's World Cup this year went a long way toward changing misconceptions about the female game in a country where the most popular sport is dominated by men. Out of a population of 60 million, more than 20 million spectators watched...
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