Soccer

After rescue, Thai soccer boys pray for fortune…

The Thai soccer boys and their coach have attended a Buddhist ceremony to protect them against misfortunes, a day after they were discharged from a hospital following their rescue from a flooded cave

New Mexico to eliminate 4 sports to curb spending

Top officials at New Mexico's flagship university are recommending that the men's soccer team and the skiing and beach volleyball programs be eliminated to help the troubled athletics department get its finances under control

Rooney trains with DC United ahead of MLS debut

Wayne Rooney has been training with DC United with the striker expected to make his MLS debut this weekend.

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Ramirez, Quintero score; Minnesota United tops Revs 2-1

Christian Ramirez and Darwin Quintero scored first-half goals and Minnesota United held off the New England Revolution 2-1

The Latest: Thai soccer boys attend religious…

The Thai soccer boys and their coach have attended a Buddhist ceremony at a temple to protect them against misfortunes a day after they were discharged from a hospital following their rescue from a flooded cave

Sarri wants to meet Hazard over Chelsea future…

Chelsea coach Maurizio Sarri says Eden Hazard is one of the top two or three players in Europe and he wants to meet the Belgium forward face-to-face to discuss his future

Nazi hunter slams right-wing singer at Croatia celebration

The Nazi-hunting Simon Wiesenthal Center has harshly criticized the participation of a far-right singer at the welcome celebrations for the national soccer team upon return from the World Cup

Sarri hopes to bring 'exciting' football to…

New Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri wants his players to have fun whilst playing under him.

Cave Boys Tried to Dig Their Way Out

Before help finally arrived, the 12 boys and soccer coach trapped in a flooded cave system in Thailand tried to dig their way out. Speaking publicly for the first time at a press conference in Chiang Rai shortly after leaving a hospital Wednesday, the team described moving backward through the...

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Wilshere wants to regain his England place with…

Jack Wilshere revealed his desire to regain his place with England played an important role when he decided to move to West Ham.

10 Things to Know for Today

Among 10 Things to Know: Trump backs off siding with Russia over US intelligence; Alabama congresswoman wins runoff turning on loyalty to Trump; Soccer team rescued from Thai cave expected to speak about ordeal

Mother of Brazilian soccer star rescued from kidnappers

Police in Brazil's southern state of Rio Grande do Sul say the mother of a famous soccer star has been rescued from kidnappers

West Ham's Pellegrini reminds Wilshere of Wenger

Jack Wilshere says that working with Manuel Pellegrini played a key role in his decision to join West Ham.

Usain Bolt to make run at pro soccer in Australia

Trading spikes for boots, Usain Bolt ready to make run at pro soccer in Australia

After Soccer Stunt, Members of Pussy Riot Get…

Four members of Pussy Riot who ran onto the field during the World Cup soccer final will spend 15 days in jail. Veronika Nikulshina, Olga Kuracheva, Olga Pakhtusova, and Petya Verzilov also are banned from attending sporting events for three years, reports ABC News . The four took advantage of the...

Wilshere was 'like a fan' watching England at the…

Jack Wilshere admits he found it tough watching England at the World Cup at first, but was soon cheering them on like a fan.

Statelessness a hurdle for some boys rescued from…

The youth soccer teammates rescued from a Thai cave last week are a multiethnic, cross-border crew, but some cannot count on a permanent home because they are stateless

The Latest: French leader to soccer team: 'Don't…

France's World Cup champions are sharing their win on the soccer field with hundreds of youth at the presidential Elysee Palace after getting a hero's welcome home in Paris

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Mourinho bemoans 'very bad' preseason for United

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has described the team's preseason as "very bad" because of the disruption caused by the World Cup and the absence of Alexis Sanchez for the U.S. tour

Soccer diplomacy: World Cup host Putin gives…

Riding high after hosting a successful World Cup, Russian President Vladimir Putin brought a soccer ball as a gift for his summit with U.S. President Donald Trump