Soccer

June 06, 2017 - 4:52 pm
MLB Rocket fuel UNDATED (AP) — The seemingly unstoppable Astros attempt to match a club record with their 12th consecutive win when they play at last-place Kansas City. The team won 12 straight in 1999 and 2004. Houston, with the best record (42-16) and longest winning streak in the majors this...
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In this June 4, 2017, photo taken from video and provided WOWT NBC Omaha, 8-year-old Mili Hernandez, of Springfield, Neb., is seen during an interview. Hernandez says her team was disqualified from a youth soccer tournament because she looks like a boy. Former U.S. soccer stars Abby Wambach and Mia Hamm are offering support to Hernandez, and Hamm has invited Hernandez to one of her soccer camps. (WOWT NBC Omaha via AP)
June 06, 2017 - 3:13 pm
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska State Soccer Association is investigating how a youth soccer tournament disqualified a team after misidentifying an 8-year-old girl as a boy. The association said in a statement Tuesday afternoon it would suspend sanctioning the Springfield Invitational until it...
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In this June 4, 2017, photo taken from video and provided WOWT NBC Omaha, 8-year-old Mili Hernandez, of Springfield, Neb., is seen during an interview. Hernandez says her team was disqualified from a youth soccer tournament because she looks like a boy. Former U.S. soccer stars Abby Wambach and Mia Hamm are offering support to Hernandez, and Hamm has invited Hernandez to one of her soccer camps. (WOWT NBC Omaha via AP)
June 06, 2017 - 3:08 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Neb. (AP) — The Latest on a Nebraska youth soccer player's disqualification (all times local): 1:50 p.m. The Nebraska State Soccer Association is investigating how a youth soccer tournament's organizers disqualified a team after misidentifying an 8-year-old girl as a boy. The...
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In this June 4, 2017, photo taken from video and provided WOWT NBC Omaha, 8-year-old Mili Hernandez, of Springfield, Neb., is seen during an interview. Hernandez says her team was disqualified from a youth soccer tournament because she looks like a boy. Former U.S. soccer stars Abby Wambach and Mia Hamm are offering support to Hernandez, and Hamm has invited Hernandez to one of her soccer camps. (WOWT NBC Omaha via AP)
June 06, 2017 - 2:35 pm
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska State Soccer Association apologized to an 8-year-old girl who said her team was disqualified from a youth soccer tournament because she looks like a boy. Omaha's Azzuri Cachorros girls club soccer team had advanced to a Springfield tournament's semifinals when it...
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June 06, 2017 - 11:49 am
SPRINGFIELD, Neb. (AP) — The Latest on a Nebraska youth soccer player's disqualification (all times local): 10:50 a.m. The Nebraska State Soccer Association is apologizing to an 8-year-old girl who says her team was disqualified from a youth soccer tournament because she looks like a boy. It said...
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June 06, 2017 - 11:40 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Massimo Carrera has extended his contract as coach of Spartak Moscow after winning the Russian title in his first season. Spartak says the Italian signed a new two-year deal through the end of the 2018-19 season. His previous contract had one season remaining. Carrera won the Serie A...
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June 06, 2017 - 10:39 am
MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian league soccer club in formerly war-torn Chechnya is to be renamed after the regional leader's dead father. Terek Grozny CEO Akhmed Aidamirov says the club, which has previously won the Russian Cup, will be renamed Akhmat Grozny. According to state news agency Tass, Aidamirov...
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June 06, 2017 - 10:33 am
MLB Rocket fuel UNDATED (AP) — The seemingly unstoppable Astros attempt to match a club record with their 12th consecutive win when they play at last-place Kansas City. The team won 12 straight in 1999 and 2004. Houston, with the best record (42-16) and longest winning streak in the majors this...
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June 06, 2017 - 9:40 am
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dick Advocaat has begun his third stint as Netherlands national team coach by saying he believes he can get the struggling squad to next year's World Cup in Russia. Advocaat says qualification is "difficult but definitely possible." The Netherlands is fourth in Group A...
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Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates at the end of the Champions League final soccer match between Juventus and Real Madrid at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff, Wales, Saturday June 3, 2017. Real Madrid won 4-1. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)
June 06, 2017 - 9:21 am
GENEVA (AP) — Europe's top soccer leagues say they will renew a working agreement with UEFA that avoids clashes between domestic and Champions League games. European Professional Football Leagues chairman Lars-Christer Olsson says the cooperation deal is being finalized, and UEFA should ratify it...
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