Men's soccer

September 26, 2019 - 1:36 am
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Alejandro Bedoya and Kacper Przybylko scored six-minutes apart in the second half and the Philadelphia Union edged the San Jose Earthquakes 2-1 Wednesday night. Philadelphia (16-9-7) moved into second in the Eastern Conference while San Jose dropped below the playoff line in...
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Chase Gasper (77) of Minnesota United and Graham Zusi (8) of Sporting Kansas City collide in the first half during an MLS soccer match Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2019, in St. Paul, Minn. (Carlos Gonzalez/Star Tribune via AP)
September 25, 2019 - 10:36 pm
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Osvaldo Alonso and Hassani Dotson each scored late in the second half and Minnesota United beat Sporting Kansas City 2-1 on Wednesday night to clinch a playoff spot for the first time in club history. Botond Barath opened the scoring for Sporting KC in the seventh minute on a...
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Toronto FC midfielder Michael Bradley (4) grabs Montreal Impact forward Bojan Krkic as he defends during the first half in the second leg of the Canadian soccer championship, Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2019, in Toronto. (Cole Burston/The Canadian Press via AP)
September 25, 2019 - 9:59 pm
TORONTO (AP) — Rudy Camacho, Bojan and Daniel Lovitz scored in a shootout and the Montreal Impact beat Toronto FC 3-1 in the tiebreaker Wednesday night after the MLS teams tied 1-1 in the two-game Canadian Championship. Jonathan Osorio hit the post with Toronto's fourth kick to seal the result...
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September 25, 2019 - 9:33 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Alexandru Mitrita had a hat trick to lead New York City FC to a 4-1 victory over Atlanta United on Wednesday night. Mitrita gave NYCFC (17-5-10) a 1-0 lead in the 14th minute with a shot 25 yards away from the edge of the box, assisted by Ismael Tajouri. Mitrita put NYC ahead 2-0 in...
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FILE - In this file photo dated Wednesday, April, 6, 2011, Sebastian Coe of the 2012 Olympic Games speaks to delegates at the Sportaccord meeting in London. Coe marked his re-election as IAAF president by announcing, Wednesday Sept. 25, 2019, Chinese conglomerate Wanda as the Diamond League title sponsor in what he called the biggest commercial deal for track and field. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant, FILE)
September 25, 2019 - 11:56 am
DOHA, Qatar (AP) — With a lucrative sponsorship deal to open his second term, Sebastian Coe has one hope for the next four years leading track and field. "Not to be dominated by Russia," the IAAF president said after being re-elected unopposed on Wednesday. "It has been a tough four years. There is...
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Re-elected Swiss Federal Prosecutor Michael Lauber, on the left, receives congratulations from Nicoletta della Valle, Director Fedpol, right, during the autumn session of the Swiss Federal Council in Bern, Switzerland, Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2019. Switzerland’s lawmakers have given attorney general Michael Lauber four more years in office, he was renewed for a third mandate. (Peter Schneider/Keystone via AP)
September 25, 2019 - 11:07 am
ZURICH (AP) — Embattled attorney general Michael Lauber has been given four more years in office by Switzerland's lawmakers despite criticism of his handling of corruption investigations linked to soccer governing body FIFA. Lauber was renewed for a third mandate with the support of 129 federal...
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Buffalo Sabres coach Ralph Krueger watches during the third period of the team's NHL preseason hockey game against the Toronto Maple Leafs, Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019, in Buffalo, N.Y. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)
September 25, 2019 - 3:17 am
Ralph Krueger doesn't care if you have never heard of him. Having just turned 60, the Buffalo Sabres' new coach leans on the benefit of his vast experience — in hockey, soccer, and life as a father, husband, author and motivational speaker — to have stopped worrying a long time ago about how others...
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Argentinian Barcelona player Lionel Messi poses with United States forward Megan Rapinoe after they received the Best FIFA Men's, Women's player award during the Best FIFA soccer awards ceremony, in Milan's La Scala theater, northern Italy, Monday, Sept. 23, 2019. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)
September 24, 2019 - 9:00 am
MILAN (AP) — Lionel Messi won his sixth FIFA player of the year award, while Megan Rapinoe won her first at a lavish ceremony at Milan's iconic Teatro all Scala on Monday. Rapinoe was rewarded at the FIFA Best awards for leading the United States to the women's World Cup title in July, as was Jill...
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United States forward Megan Rapinoe arrives to attend the Best FIFA soccer awards, in Milan's La Scala theater, northern Italy, Monday, Sept. 23, 2019. Netherlands defender Virgil van Dijk is up against five-time winners Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi for the FIFA best player award and Rapinoe is the favorite for the women's award. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
September 23, 2019 - 4:08 pm
MILAN (AP) — The Latest on FIFA Best awards at Milan's Teatro alla Scala (all times local): 10:05 p.m. United States forward Megan Rapinoe beat World Cup-winning teammate Alex Morgan to the FIFA women's player of the year award. Rapinoe scored six goals to help the U.S. win the women's World Cup,...
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FILE - In this Feb. 18, 2014 file photo, a Russian skating fan holds the country's national flag over the Olympic rings before the men's 10,000-meter speedskating race at Adler Arena Skating Center during the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. A person familiar with the case tells The Associated Press that Russia's anti-doping agency could face suspension again based on information indicating data from the Moscow drug-testing lab had been manipulated before being delivered to the World Anti-Doping Agency earlier this year. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)
September 23, 2019 - 1:48 pm
Russia faces fresh accusations of tampering with doping data, which could affect its chances of competing in next year's Olympics. That's just the latest development in a five-year saga of revelations about widespread drug use by Russian athletes that has marred at least the last five Olympic Games...
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