Men's soccer

U.S. midfielder Christian Pulisic, left, is hugged by fans after time ran out in the second half of a World Cup soccer qualifying match Thursday, June 8, 2017, in Commerce City, Colo. The United States won 2-0 over Trinidad & Tobago. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
June 09, 2017 - 7:47 pm
MEXICO CITY (AP) — The U.S. will have to step up when it plays Mexico at Estadio Azteca in a World Cup qualifier on Sunday, and not just because of the altitude. The Americans will have had just two days off following Thursday night's 2-0 win over Trinidad and Tobago at Commerce City, Colorado,...
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June 09, 2017 - 3:07 pm
ROTTERDAM, Netherlands (AP) — Wesley Sneijder has become the Netherlands' most capped international, making his 131st appearance for his country in Friday's Group A World Cup qualifier against Luxembourg on his 33rd birthday. The veteran midfielder's appearance in the Dutch starting lineup meant he...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2016 coach Luciano Spalletti smiles during a Champions League play-offs first leg soccer match between FC Porto and AS Roma at the Dragao stadium in Porto, Portugal. Former Roma coach Luciano Spalletti said to reporters at Milan’s Malpensa airport Tuesday, June 6, 2017 he has reached a deal to become the new manager of Inter Milan. (AP Photo/Paulo Duarte)
June 09, 2017 - 2:40 pm
MILAN (AP) — New coach Luciano Spalletti is on a mission to return Inter Milan to the elite of European football. Inter announced Friday that Spalletti has signed a two-year contract to coach the three-time European champions. Spalletti, who had revealed his move to Inter on Tuesday, says, "We've...
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June 09, 2017 - 10:35 am
BERLIN (AP) — Borussia Moenchengladbach signed Switzerland midfielder Denis Zakaria from Young Boys Bern on Friday in a deal reportedly worth about 10 million euros ($11.2 million). The 20-year-old Zakaria signed a contract to 2022, the club said. 'Gladbach hopes Zakaria will fill the position left...
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June 09, 2017 - 8:35 am
NHL-STANLEY CUP Penguins clobbers Predators PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Penguins have taken a three-games-to-two lead in the Stanley Cup finals as they try to become the NHL's first repeat champions since the 1998 Red Wings. Matt Murray turned back 24 shots and the Penguins scored three times...
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June 09, 2017 - 7:19 am
LONDON (AP) — David Moyes was fined 30,000 pounds ($38,000) by the English Football Association on Friday for his comments to a female reporter during his time as Sunderland manager. Moyes, a former Manchester United manager, told BBC reporter Vicki Sparks after a Premier League match in March: "...
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In this image made from Thursday, June 8, 2017, video provided by Lagardere Sports, players from the Saudi Arabian team walk on the field as Australian players line up for a minute of silence before the start of a World Cup qualifying match in Adelaide, Australia. The Saudi Arabian Football Federation has apologized for "any offense caused" after its players declined to participate in a minute's silence in memory of last weekend's deadly attacks in London before the start of a World Cup qualifying match against Australia. (Lagardere Sports via AP)
June 09, 2017 - 5:09 am
ADELAIDE, Australia (AP) — The Saudi Arabian soccer federation has apologized after its players declined to participate in a minute's silence in memory of last weekend's deadly attacks in London. Ahead of a World Cup qualifying match against Australia on Thursday, the stadium announcer called for a...
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June 09, 2017 - 3:46 am
NHL-STANLEY CUP Penguins clobbers Predators PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Penguins have taken a three-games-to-two lead in the Stanley Cup finals as they try to become the NHL's first repeat champions since the 1998 Red Wings. Matt Murray turned back 24 shots and the Penguins scored three times...
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Mexico's Raul Jimenez, left, celebrates with teammates Diego Antonio Reyes, center, and Jesus Corona, after he scored against Honduras during a 2018 Russia World Cup qualifying soccer match at Azteca Stadium in Mexico City, Thursday, June 8, 2017. (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo)
June 09, 2017 - 12:48 am
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Oswaldo Alanis, Hirving Lozano and Raul Jimenez scored, and Mexico moved closer to a 2018 World Cup berth by defeating Honduras 3-0 Thursday night on the 55th birthday of El Tri coach Juan Carlos Osorio. Alanis scored on a header off a corner kick in the 35th minute, his second...
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In this image made from Thursday, June 8, 2017, video provided by Lagardere Sports, players from the Saudi Arabian team walk on the field as Australian players line up for a minute of silence before the start of a World Cup qualifying match in Adelaide, Australia. The Saudi Arabian Football Federation has apologized for "any offense caused" after its players declined to participate in a minute's silence in memory of last weekend's deadly attacks in London before the start of a World Cup qualifying match against Australia. (Lagardere Sports via AP)
June 09, 2017 - 12:46 am
ADELAIDE, Australia (AP) — The Saudi Arabian Football Federation has apologized for "any offense caused" after its players declined to participate in a minute's silence in memory of last weekend's deadly attacks in London before the start of a World Cup qualifying match against Australia. When the...
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