Men's soccer

Police stand guard outside Wembley Stadium ahead of the FA Cup final soccer match between Arsenal and Chelsea, in London, Saturday, May 27, 2017. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)
May 27, 2017 - 10:49 am
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — The Latest on the concert bombing in Manchester, England (all times local): 3:50 p.m. Soccer fans are arriving for the FA Cup final with armed police on the streets outside at Wembley Stadium in London as Britain stages its biggest sporting event since the Manchester...
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May 27, 2017 - 10:26 am
ROME (AP) — Brazilian-born left back Emerson Palmieri has been called up to Italy's squad for the first time for a friendly against Uruguay and a World Cup qualifier against Liechtenstein. The 22-year-old Emerson, who plays for Roma, obtained Italian citizenship in March due to relatives on his...
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May 27, 2017 - 9:25 am
WATFORD, England (AP) — Marco Silva has been hired as the head coach of Premier League side Watford, two days after leaving Hull following its relegation from England's top division. Watford said Saturday that Silva has signed a two-year deal at the club. Silva joined Hull in January but the 39-...
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FILE - In this April 30, 2017, file photo, Dominic Thiem returns the ball to Rafael Nadal during their singles final match at the Barcelona Open Tennis Tournament in Barcelona, Spain. Heading into the French Open, the men at Nos. 1-5 in the ATP rankings are all 30 or older for the first time in history. While No. 1 Andy Murray, No. 2 Novak Djokovic, No. 3 Stan Wawrinka and No. 4 Rafael Nadal (No. 5 Roger Federer is skipping Paris) all have designs on another major trophy, could someone such as Alexander Zverev, who just turned 20 last month, or Dominic Thiem, 23, make a breakthrough for the kids? (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez, FIle)
May 27, 2017 - 5:35 am
PARIS (AP) — The old guard may still be winning the major trophies but the youngsters are creeping up on them. Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray and Stan Wawrinka have dominated the Grand Slams since 2005. However, a couple of dark horses are hoping to spring a surprise at...
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FILE - In this Sunday, May 21, 2017 file photo, Chelsea captain John Terry celebrates with manager Antonio Conte after they won the league, following the English Premier League soccer match between Chelsea and Sunderland at Stamford Bridge stadium in London. Antonio Conte acknowledges it's been a great first season with Chelsea, the new English Premier League champion. It could have a sweeter ending on Saturday, May 27 if they can take the FA Cup, too. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein, file)
May 26, 2017 - 11:00 am
ROME (AP) — After wavering about his future for months, Antonio Conte has finally said that he plans to stay and honor the remaining two years of his contract with Premier League champion Chelsea. Conte tells Italy's Premium TV that he intends "to respect the contract. I want to build something...
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May 26, 2017 - 10:01 am
SEVILLE, Spain (AP) — Sevilla has nearly reached an agreement with the Argentine soccer federation to let Jorge Sampaoli coach his country's national team. "This outline of an agreement depends on the writing and delivery of relevant documents, which must be signed by both parties on June 1," the...
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May 26, 2017 - 9:18 am
TURIN, Italy (AP) — Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri has set aside speculation about his future and says he will remain with the Serie A champions next season. Allegri says "I want to stay. But we need to talk about it and meet. I've already made my choice and when the club thinks the time is...
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May 26, 2017 - 9:15 am
SEVILLE, Spain (AP) — Sevilla says it has nearly reached an agreement with the Argentine soccer federation to let Jorge Sampaoli coach his country's national team. The Spanish club says "this outline of an agreement depends on the writing and delivery of relevant documents, which must be signed by...
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May 26, 2017 - 8:37 am
LONDON (AP) — Argentina defender Pablo Zabaleta has joined West Ham from Premier League rival Manchester City, signing a two-year deal. The 32-year-old fullback says "sometimes a new challenge is all you need as a person and as a player. I thought my time at City was done. It's been a fantastic...
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May 26, 2017 - 6:11 am
SEVILLE, Spain (AP) — Sevilla says the Argentine soccer federation must pay 1.5 million euros ($1.68 million) if it wants to hire coach Jorge Sampaoli. Sevilla president Pepe Castro says he will insist that the only way he will let Sampaoli out of the last year of his contract is the full payment...
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