Men's soccer

In this Saturday, July 6, 2019 photo, Argentina's Lionel Messi, center left, and Chile's Gary Medel, center right, scuffle as referee Mario Diaz, from Paraguay, left, shows the red card to both of them during Copa America third-place soccer match at the Arena Corinthians in Sao Paulo, Brazil. (AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano)
July 24, 2019 - 9:50 am
ASUNCION, Paraguay (AP) — Lionel Messi was suspended from Argentina's first qualifying march for the 2022 World Cup and fined $1,500 by South American soccer's governing body. CONMEBOL said its decision Tuesday resulted from Messi's red card during Argentina's 2-1 win over Chile on July 6 in the...
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French protestant pastor Raymond Ducasse, right back, poses with his family, including his eldest son Robert, left back, in a photo believed to have been taken in 1928. Both Raymond and Robert, who was a French resistance fighter in World War II and executed by the Nazis in 1944, were honored in 1992 as “Righteous Among the Nations” by the Yad Vashem Holocaust Remembrance Center in Jerusalem for sheltering Jews from the Holocaust. The Tour de France on Tuesday July 23, 2019 passed by the spot where Raymond suffered a fatal bicycle accident in 1948 and the stage started and finished in Nimes, where Robert went to school. (AP Photo)
July 23, 2019 - 2:21 pm
SAINT-SEBASTIEN-D'AIGREFEUILLE, France (AP) — Because people die on roads, the sinuous route of the Tour de France inevitably passes the sites of family tragedies for someone, somewhere. On Stage 16, that someone was my great-grandfather and the somewhere was a bend on a twisting downhill in the...
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Australia's Caleb Ewan celebrates as he crosses the finish line to win the sixteenth stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 117 kilometers (73 miles) with start and finish in Nimes, France, Tuesday, July 23, 2019. (AP Photo/ Thibault Camus)
July 23, 2019 - 2:08 pm
NIMES, France (AP) — Crashing is becoming a bad habit for defending Tour de France champion Geraint Thomas. After hitting the ground twice over the past two weeks, the Welshman fell off his bike one more time on Tuesday as a heat wave engulfed the race ahead of grueling days in the Alps when the...
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FILE - In this June 8, 2019, file photo, Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo smiles when he arrives to a training session at the Bessa stadium in Porto, Portugal. Soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo won’t face criminal charges after a woman accused him of raping her at a Las Vegas Strip resort in 2009. Prosecutor Steve Wolfson said in a statement Monday, July 22, 2019, that after reviewing a new police investigation, he determined that sexual assault claims can’t be proven beyond a reasonable doubt and no charge will be filed. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner, File)
July 22, 2019 - 6:08 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo won't face criminal charges after a woman accused the soccer star of raping her in his suite at a Las Vegas resort more than 10 years ago, a top prosecutor said Monday. A new investigation by Las Vegas police failed to show that Kathryn Mayorga's claim could be...
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July 22, 2019 - 3:10 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Prosecutor: Cristiano Ronaldo won't face charges after woman accused soccer star of rape in Las Vegas in 2009.
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Portland Timbers forward Brian Fernandez, front, celebrates with Jeremy Ebobisse, top, after Fernandez scored a goal against the Seattle Sounders during the first half of an MLS soccer match, Sunday, July 21, 2019, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
July 22, 2019 - 1:11 am
SEATTLE (AP) — Brian Fernandez only arrived in Portland a couple of months ago. He's quickly become a despised figure in Seattle. Fernandez scored his second goal of the match in the 51st minute, moments after Seattle had pulled even, and the Portland Timbers beat the Sounders 2-1 on Sunday night...
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New York Red Bulls' Brian White, center, celebrates his goal against Orlando City with teammates Sean Davis (27) and Derrick Etienne Jr. (7) during the first half of an MLS soccer match, Sunday, July 21, 2019, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
July 21, 2019 - 9:44 pm
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Brian White scored, Luis Robles had four saves and the New York Red Bulls slipped past Orlando City 1-0 on Sunday night. Robles had his fifth shutout of the season and his first since June 1 for the Red Bulls (10-8-4). He had allowed 12 goals in the previous five games. White...
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July 21, 2019 - 8:39 pm
CINCINNATI (AP) — Charles Gil had a goal and an assist, Matt Turner had a career-high seven saves and the New England Revolution beat expansion FC Cincinnati 2-0 on Sunday night to extend their unbeaten streak to 10 games. New England (8-8-6) is 6-0-4 since a 5-0 loss at Chicago on May 8. Defender...
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Atlanta United forward Josef Martinez, right, and D.C. United defender Donovan Pines, left, battle for the ball in front of the D.C. United goal during the first half in a soccer match on Sunday, July 21, 2019, in Atlanta. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
July 21, 2019 - 6:25 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Gonzalo Martínez had a goal and an assist in the closing minutes to help Atlanta United beat D.C. United 2-0 on Sunday. Brad Guzan had three saves for his MLS-leading 10th shutout this season. Atlanta (11-8-3) controlled the action throughout — finishing with 71.4% possession and...
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Tottenham's Harry Kane celebrates after scoring a goal during the International Champions Cup soccer match between Juventus and Tottenham Hotspur in Singapore, Sunday, July 21, 2019. (AP Photo/Danial Hakim)
July 21, 2019 - 12:14 pm
SINGAPORE (AP) — Harry Kane smashed the winning goal from the halfway line as Tottenham beat Cristiano Ronaldo's Juventus 3-2 in a pre-season friendly on Sunday. Kane struck in the 93rd minute of the International Champions Cup at Singapore's National Stadium with a first-time shot from just inside...
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