Soccer

January 28, 2019 - 12:41 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Britain's Sky Sports News is returning to U.S. television this week for a transfer-deadline show on the NBC Sports Network. NBCSN will simulcast SSN's deadline show in London from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. EST on Thursday. It will then follow with three hours of its own coverage from its...
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FILE - In this Saturday, Dec. 15, 2018 file photo, Everton manager Marco Silva prior the English Premier League soccer match between Manchester City and Everton at Etihad stadium in Manchester, England. Silva is the latest top-flight coach to come under big pressure, after Everton’s slump in results in the league was followed, on Saturday Jan. 26, 2019, by the team’s elimination from the FA Cup by an opponent in the lower reaches of the second tier. (AP Photo/Rui Vieira, File)
January 28, 2019 - 7:09 am
Nicknamed the "Mini-Mourinho" after his illustrious compatriot, Marco Silva arrived in the Premier League in January 2017 as the slick, sharp-suited and smooth-talking coach with progressive ideas and a track record of success. Two years and three clubs later, English soccer is starting to wonder...
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United States forward Gyasi Zardes (9) celebrates a goal against Panama by United States defender Walker Zimmerman, back right, during the second half of a men's international friendly soccer match Sunday, Jan. 27, 2019, in Phoenix. The United States defeated Panama 3-0. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
January 27, 2019 - 10:33 pm
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Gregg Berhalter became only the third U.S. coach in the modern era to start with a win, Djordje Mihailovic and Christian Ramirez scored in their national team debuts and the Americans beat Panama 3-0 Sunday night in an exhibition between nations that started inexperienced...
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Crystal Palace's Connor Wickham celebrates after scoring the opening goal during an English FA Cup fourth round soccer match between Crystal Palace and Tottenham Hotspur at Selhurst Park in London, Sunday, Jan. 27, 2019. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)
January 27, 2019 - 3:32 pm
LONDON (AP) — Tottenham exited its second competition in four days after losing 2-0 at Crystal Palace in the fourth round of the FA Cup on Sunday, and defending champion Chelsea was boosted by two video reviews in beating Sheffield Wednesday 3-0. Palace took a ninth-minute lead when Jeff Schlupp's...
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Manchester City's players celebrate after scoring their side's second goal during the English Premier League soccer match between Manchester City and Burnley at Etihad stadium in Manchester, England, Saturday, Jan. 26, 2019. (AP Photo/Rui Vieira)
January 26, 2019 - 2:42 pm
Pep Guardiola dismissed as "fantasy" the notion of his Manchester City players winning the quadruple this season. It's certainly a long shot but, on current form, it's hard to see how or when they'll next be beaten. City swept past fellow English Premier League team Burnley 5-0 in the fourth round...
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FILE - In this Dec. 13, 2018, file photo, Ryan Martin, right, looks over his wager at Rivers Casino, as the new, temporary sports betting area opened in Pittsburgh. Pending Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board approval, regular operations are scheduled to begin Saturday, Dec. 15. Marton made several wagers, including placing a $100 bet on the Pittsburgh Steelers to win the Super Bowl. Anyone willing to wager that the high-scoring Patriots or Rams will get shut out in the Super Bowl can count on a big payday if that unlikely scenario occurs. Prop bets aren’t a big moneymaker for sports books during the season, but they pick up popularity as the nation is intensely focused on a single game. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic. File)
January 24, 2019 - 10:01 pm
Anyone willing to wager that the high-scoring Patriots or Rams will get shut out in the Super Bowl can count on a big payday if that unlikely scenario occurs. Sports book operators William Hill and Westgate released on Thursday the hundreds of proposition bets they'll offer for Super Bowl 53. Given...
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In this his picture taken on Jan. 14, 2018, Argentine soccer player, Emiliano Sala, of the FC Nantes club, western France, gives a thumbs up during a soccer match against PSG in Nantes, France. The French civil aviation authority says Emiliano Sala was aboard a small passenger plane that went missing off the coast of the island of Guernsey. (AP Photo/David Vincent)
January 24, 2019 - 2:38 pm
LONDON (AP) — Sobbing after the active search for her brother was halted, the sister of Argentine soccer player Emiliano Sala urged authorities Thursday not to give up trying to find the remains of his plane that disappeared from radar over the English Channel. Authorities said the chances of...
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This photo provided by Amazon shows Andrea Kremer, left, and Hannah Storm posing for a portrait at Pier 59 studios on Sept. 21, 2018, in New York. Hannah Storm and Andrea Kremer had so much fun in their first season calling NFL games on Amazon Prime that they are coming back for an encore. Amazon announced Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019, that the veteran announcing duo will return next season to call the Thursday night package on Amazon's prime video service. (Amazon via AP)
January 24, 2019 - 9:20 am
Hannah Storm and Andrea Kremer had so much fun in their first season calling NFL games on Amazon Prime that they are coming back for an encore. Amazon announced Thursday the veteran announcing duo will return next season to call the Thursday night package on Amazon's prime video service. "It's...
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January 23, 2019 - 10:12 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Former U.S. national team and MLS star Landon Donovan is coming out of retirement again, this time to play for the San Diego Sockers of the Major Arena Soccer League. Donovan, 36, signed a contract Wednesday and will be introduced Thursday. He'll make his debut on Feb. 15 when the...
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Cristiano Ronaldo arrives at the court in Madrid on Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019. Cristiano Ronaldo is expected to plead guilty to tax fraud. The Juventus forward arrived in a black van, walked up some stairs leading to the court house and stopped to sign an autograph. The charges stem from his days at Real Madrid. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
January 22, 2019 - 5:24 pm
MADRID (AP) — With a guilty plea and a huge fine, Cristiano Ronaldo finally put an end to his tax ordeal in Spain. Nearly four years after an investigation was opened, Ronaldo appeared at a court in Madrid on Tuesday to plead guilty to tax fraud and agree to a fine of nearly 19 million euros ($21.6...
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