soccer

Michael Chow
June 17, 2019 - 5:49 am
Carli Lloyd had just scored on an 18-yard volley to put the United States ahead 11 minutes in against Chile. After leaping, pumping a fist and hugging teammate Lindsey Horan, she raised both hands chin high and made four tiny pitter-patter claps , the type seen more frequently at Pebble Beach than...
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Michael Chow
June 12, 2019 - 6:07 am
Thailand was never a real threat to the U.S. national team. Even so, the three-time Women's World Cup champions had no desire to go easy on a lesser opponent in their opening game.
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(Photo by Denis Poroy/Getty Images)
June 11, 2019 - 3:40 pm
Fernando Tatis Jr. It’s amazing how a 20-year-old rookie can have such an impact on a Major League team both on the field and off. We all realized that he was a very special talent on the field as soon as we saw him in a big league uniform. What we didn’t know was the passion and enthusiasm that he...
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AP Photo/Leo Correa
June 05, 2019 - 2:34 pm
BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — Attorneys for Brazilian soccer star Neymar on Wednesday disputed allegations that they had asked for a meeting to discuss a settlement with representatives of a woman who later filed a rape complaint. The player's legal team issued a statement saying it was the unidentified...
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Geoff Burke
June 03, 2019 - 5:25 am
Soccer star Neymar has responded to a woman's allegation he raped her in Paris by issuing social media posts meant to show the accuser sent friendly messages following the alleged attack, and police turned up at a training session on Sunday to investigate.
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AP Photo/Vincent Michel, File
May 21, 2019 - 2:21 pm
MADRID (AP) — Adidas says Spain's soccer federation has no grounds for terminating its contract with the sports apparel company, and will fight to keep the agreement in place. The Spanish soccer federation said Monday it was ending its contract with Adidas and opened negotiations with other apparel...
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AP Photo/Luca Bruno, file
April 17, 2019 - 2:17 pm
MILAN (AP) — Ajax is a team that many soccer fans around the world just love to love, especially when they win with flair in a competition like the Champions League. And this season's Ajax team has oodles of flair. Much like the great "Total Football" squads from the early 1970s and the nearly...
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March 29, 2019 - 9:23 am
The 2019 Major League Baseball offseason was wild: The Hot Stove cooked up more than a billion dollars in combined guaranteed money for just three players: Mike Trout (Los Angeles Angels, $426.5 million), Bryce Harper (Philadelphia Phillies, $330 million) and Manny Machado (San Diego Padres, $300...
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