Men's soccer

Brazil's Thiago Silva, left and Australia's Tim Cahill, right contest the ball during heir soccer friendly match in Melbourne, Australia, Tuesday, June.13, 2017. ( AP Photo/Andy Brownbill)
June 13, 2017 - 8:21 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Diego Souza scored after 12 seconds and again in the last minute as Brazil beat Confederations Cup-bound Australia 4-0 in an international friendly on Tuesday. The Brazilians swooped quickly in front of almost 49,000 fans at the Melbourne Cricket Ground when Australia...
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In this photo taken on Tuesday, March 28 2017, Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo gestures during the international friendly soccer match between Portugal and Sweden at the dos Barreiros stadium in Funchal, Madeira island, Portugal. (AP Photo/Armando Franca)
June 13, 2017 - 7:19 am
MADRID (AP) — A Spanish state prosecutor accused Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo of defrauding Spain's tax office of 14.7 million euros ($16.5 million) in unpaid taxes on Tuesday. In a statement, Madrid's regional state prosecutor accused Ronaldo of four accounts of tax fraud from 2011-14. It...
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In this photo taken on Tuesday, March 28 2017, Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo gestures during the international friendly soccer match between Portugal and Sweden at the dos Barreiros stadium in Funchal, Madeira island, Portugal. (AP Photo/Armando Franca)
June 13, 2017 - 6:51 am
MADRID (AP) — A Spanish state prosecutor has charged Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo with defrauding Spain's tax office of 14.7 million euros ($16.5 million) in unpaid taxes. In a statement released Tuesday, Madrid's regional state prosecutor accused Ronaldo of four accounts of tax fraud from...
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In this photo taken on Tuesday, March 28 2017, Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo gestures during the international friendly soccer match between Portugal and Sweden at the dos Barreiros stadium in Funchal, Madeira island, Portugal. (AP Photo/Armando Franca)
June 13, 2017 - 6:31 am
MADRID (AP) — A Spanish state prosecutor has charged Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo with defrauding Spain's tax office of 14.7 million euros ($16.5 million) in unpaid taxes. In a statement released Tuesday, Madrid's regional state prosecutor accused Ronaldo of four accounts of tax fraud from...
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June 12, 2017 - 7:11 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The 1-1 draw between the United States and Mexico on Sunday night drew the most viewers in the U.S. for any soccer match this year. Univision attracted an average of 4.5 million viewers for the World Cup qualifier from Mexico City. The Spanish-language network beat FS1's viewership...
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United States coach Bruce Arena looks on during a World Cup soccer qualifying match between the U.S. and Mexico at the Azteca Stadium in Mexico City, Sunday, June 11, 2017.(AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
June 12, 2017 - 6:29 pm
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Bruce Arena has managed the tricky task of establishing a sense of calm along with urgency within the U.S. soccer team. It's quite a contrast to the frustration and futility at the end of Jurgen Klinsmann's coaching reign last November. Of course, climbing from last to third in...
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Italy goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon sits on the bench prior to a friendly soccer match between Italy and Uruguay, at the Nice Allianz Riviera stadium, France, Wednesday, June 7, 2017. (AP Photo/Claude Paris)
June 12, 2017 - 12:09 pm
TURIN, Italy (AP) — After more than two decades of top-level soccer, goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon says next season will be his last. Unless Juventus wins the Champions League. Buffon tells Italy's Sky Sport that if Juventus "were to win the Champions League I would continue playing one more season...
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Latvia's Olegs Laizans, right, and Portugal's Andre Silva fight for the ball during their World Cup Group B qualifying match between Latvia and Portugal at the Skonto Stadium in Riga, Latvia, Friday, June 9, 2017. (AP Photo/Roman Koksarov)
June 12, 2017 - 12:04 pm
MILAN (AP) — Striker Andre Silva has joined AC Milan in a deal worth 38 million euros ($42.5 million). Milan says Silva signed a five-year contract with the club. Silva says "this opportunity has been a pleasant surprise. ... Being here is a real achievement." The 21-year-old Silva scored 21 goals...
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Latvia's Olegs Laizans, right, and Portugal's Andre Silva fight for the ball during their World Cup Group B qualifying match between Latvia and Portugal at the Skonto Stadium in Riga, Latvia, Friday, June 9, 2017. (AP Photo/Roman Koksarov)
June 12, 2017 - 11:15 am
MILAN (AP) — Striker Andre Silva has joined AC Milan in a deal reportedly worth 38 million euros ($42.5 million). Milan says Silva signed a five-year contract with the club. Silva says "this opportunity has been a pleasant surprise. ... Being here is a real achievement." The 21-year-old Silva...
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United States coach Bruce Arena, center, celebrate with Christian Pulisic, left, as Michael Bradley salutes supporters at the end of a World Cup soccer qualifying match at the Azteca Stadium in Mexico City, Sunday, June 11, 2017. The match ended in a 1-1 tie. (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo)
June 12, 2017 - 10:39 am
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Michael Bradley watched Hector Moreno's pass to Javier "Chicharito" Hernandez in the center circle and thought back to the videos he had seen of the star pushing the ball back. So even before Chicharito tapped the ball toward Hector Herrera, Bradley stepped up. The U.S. captain...
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