Soccer

German soccer pledges to support Holocaust Memorial Day

The German soccer federation says it has a “special responsibility” to support Holocaust Memorial Day as its former president Felix Linnemann was directly responsible for sending victims to be murdered at the Auschwitz extermination camp

Colombia soccer star extradited to US on…

A former midfielder for Colombia's national soccer team has been extradited to the U.S. to face drug trafficking charges

AP Interview: Fiorentina's American owner is a…

Fiorentina's new American owner Rocco Commisso has been involved in soccer virtually his entire life

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Brazilian broadcast executive gets probation in…

A federal judge in Brooklyn has sentenced Brazilian broadcast executive Jose Margulies to two years' probation

South Korea, Saudi Arabia qualify for men's Olympic soccer

South Korea and Saudi Arabia both qualified for the men's Olympic soccer tournament after winning games

Soccer players union promises to defend Olympic…

Soccer players who defy Olympic rules by making protest gestures at the 2020 Tokyo Games will be supported by their global union

Bradley to have surgery, likely sidelined about 4…

Toronto midfielder Michael Bradley needs surgery on his right ankle and likely will be sidelined about four months

Erasing Evo: Bolivian bid to remove his image draws backlash

Across Bolivia, the interim government is taking down statues, painting over murals, changing the names of soccer fields and stadiums, and trying to erase the legacy of exiled former President Evo Morales, who ruled the South American country for more than 14 years as its first indigenous president

Beckham's MLS team in Miami takes field for first…

David Beckham's Inter Miami team finally got to play soccer

Liverpool fans already celebrating title after…

Liverpool fans are already starting to celebrate the end of their 30-year title drought after beating Manchester United 2-0 on Sunday

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Vassilev becomes 2nd-youngest American in Premier League

American forward Indiana Vassilev became the second-youngest American to play in England's Premier League when he appeared as a substitute in the second half at Brighton

Cyprus police arrest soccer player amid match-fixing probe

Cyprus police have arrested a 30-year-old soccer player in connection with a probe into alleged match-fixing in the country's second-tier league and cup games

Man United set to be without Marcus Rashford for…

Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer expects striker Marcus Rashford to be out for a few weeks with a back injury

English 2nd-tier soccer game stopped for homophobic chants

A game in English soccer's second tier between Millwall and Reading was briefly stopped due to apparent homophobic chants

Gio Reyna youngest American to play in Bundesliga…

Gio Reyna has become the youngest American to play in the Bundesliga when he made his league debut for Borussia Dortmund on Saturday

Man City held by Palace as EPL's big teams drop…

Manchester City has dropped points in a 2-2 draw with Crystal Palace after a late own-goal from Fernandinho

In Liverpool, Man United sees the pain and path to recovery

Manchester United plays at Liverpool on Sunday sitting 27 points behind the leaders

US Olympic qualifying roster minus 5 from World…

Twenty players have been named to the U.S. women's soccer team that will play for a spot in the Tokyo Olympics

Debate in Malmo rages over battered Ibrahimovic statue

Two bronze feet are all that's left of a statue of Zlatan Ibrahimovic unveiled in October outside the stadium of Malmo's soccer team to honor a local hero

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Cyprus FA suspends all matches after ref walkout over attack

The Cypriot soccer federation says it has suspended all matches after a referee walkout because of a bombing attack against a colleague's car

Bayern Munich fans accuse club of turning blind eye to Qatar

Bayern Munich fans fed up with the club’s longstanding links with Qatar are taking a stand against the club’s lack of action in response to allegations of human rights abuses in the country

NBC hopes 'free' makes Peacock stand out in…

NBCUniversal is launching a new streaming service that will have a large part available for free, an approach it hopes will resonate with people who aren't interested in traditional TV