Soccer

Infantino: Soccer without fans no long-term virus…

FIFA President Gianni Infantino says playing soccer matches in the long term without fans is unsustainable even as a fast-spreading new virus causes havoc with sporting events

Rossi signs with Major League Soccer's Real Salt…

Forward Giuseppe Rossi has signed with Major League Soccer's Real Salt Lake, 21 months after his last competitive match

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Zidane says 'clásico' perfect chance for Madrid…

Real Madrid is enduring its worst run of the season just before Sunday's decisive Spanish league match against Barcelona at the Santiago Bernabéu Stadium

US Olympic marketing chief Lisa Baird is NWSL…

Lisa Baird is the new commissioner of the National Women's Soccer League

MLS owners predict league will surpass MLB…

Los Angeles FC lead owner Larry Berg predicts Major League Soccer will surpass Major League Baseball in popularity during the next 10 years

Serie A's biggest match will be played in empty…

Inter Milan coach Antonio Conte won't have to sit through a torrent of boos when he returns to Turin for the first time to face former club Juventus

Salt Lake City vows transparency, frugality in…

Leaders of a new Salt Lake City Olympic bid committee vowed Wednesday to be transparent and frugal as they design a plan based around existing venues used in the 2002 Winter Olympics but that will also include new, modern ideas

Manchester City files appeal against UEFA ban at…

Manchester City has filed an expected appeal at the Court of Arbitration for Sport against a two-year ban from European soccer competition

Italian fans mingle calmly in Lyon amid coronavirus fears

Hundreds of Juventus fans mingled in the restaurants and bars of Lyon ahead of a Champions League game on Wednesday

Italian soccer could be played without fans…

The Italian government is moving toward having soccer matches played behind closed doors in affected areas as authorities try to contain a spreading virus that has made northern Italy the focal point of the outbreak in Europe

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K League season kick off postponed because of viral outbreak

South Korean soccer authorities have indefinitely postponed the start of the 2020 domestic season

Italian sports leaders following government lead…

Italian Olympic Committee president Giovanni Malagò says that holding soccer games behind closed doors without fans in attendance is a problematic solution as authorities scramble to contain a rapidly rising number of COVID-19 cases in the country and a third death from the virus

World Cup champion women pushed: Could they beat…

Deposition excerpts in the lawsuit by American women's soccer players against the U.S. Soccer Federation reveal lawyers for the governing body questioned the athletes about the distinction between their game and that of the men

Parent pleads guilty in college admissions scheme

A woman charged in the college admissions scandal pleaded guilty Friday to paying $400,000 to get her son into the University of California, Los Angeles, as a fake soccer recruit

Fernandes the conductor already proving a big hit…

Manchester United has the midfield entertainer in place to spearhead a rebuild if unsettled Paul Pogba ends up leaving Old Trafford in the coming months

Vital win for Chelsea as VAR calls take center…

Chelsea manager Frank Lampard masterminded another win over Tottenham and his old coach Jose Mourinho on a day decisions by the video assistant referee took center stage

American women seek more than $66M in damages…

Players on the U.S. women's national team are seeking more than $66 million in damages as part of their gender discrimination lawsuit against the U.S. Soccer Federation

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Berhalter made almost as much as Ellis in his 1st…

Newly hired American men's soccer coach Gregg Berhalter earned nearly as much from the U.S. Soccer Federation in the fiscal year ending last March 31 as women's counterpart Jill Ellis

Tired Tottenham looks to seize on Chelsea's slump in EPL

Tottenham's Jose Mourinho and Chelsea's Frank Lampard are grumbling managers ahead of their teams' meeting in the Premier League that could have big repercussions in the race for Champions League qualification

For Napoli fans, the team is a religion and…

Lionel Messi is preparing to play at Napoli for the first time and will undoubtedly be compared to former Napoli standout and fellow Argentina great Diego Maradona