Soccer

The Latest: Tencent gives masks, goggles to PSG…

Chinese technology company Tencent has donated 150,000 face masks and 10,000 pairs of protective goggles to Paris Saint-Germain’s foundation

Arizona to Resume Pro Sports Without Fans

Arizona to Resume Pro Sports Without Fans Arizona Governor Doug Ducey tweeted the announcement on Tuesday. Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey, via Twitter In a news conference on Tuesday, Ducey said MLB, NFL, NBA, NHL and MLS are all invited to play in Arizona. Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey, via news conference Prior to the announcement, MLB was reportedly considering a shortened season that would only include games in Arizona and Florida. On Monday, MLB owners reportedly approved a proposal for an 82-game season that would start in July, but the details have yet to be announced. Arizona's decision to resume pro sports comes amid additional reopenings in the state as its stay-at-home orders will be lifted on Friday, May 15.

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Spanish league wants to resume with Seville derby on June 11

The president of the Spanish league says the competition could restart as early as June 11 with the Seville derby between Sevilla and Real Betis

2 Minnesota clubs joining MLS elite player…

Major League Soccer is transforming the way it develops youth academies across the United States and Canada, and two Minnesota clubs will be a part of it.

The Latest: Fired NASCAR star wins World of…

Fired NASCAR star Kyle Larson won the World of Outlaws race Saturday night in Pevley, Missouri, a day after finishing second behind brother-in-law Brad Sweet in the first Sprint Cup event with live fans in the dirt series’ return from a coronavirus pandemic suspension

No fans and no protesters as Leipzig beats Mainz…

Leipzig seemed to enjoy playing in an empty stadium with no protesters as it routed host Mainz 5-0 to move third in the Bundesliga

Messi's back: Spanish soccer league set to resume…

Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez announced Saturday that the soccer league in Spain will be allowed to resume from June 8

The Latest: Russell wins virtual F1 Monaco GP…

Formula One driver George Russell has won the virtual Monaco Grand Prix on the day the iconic race would have been held

Bald truth: Cincinnati MLS team tweets wrong photo of coach

New Cincinnati head coach Jaap Stam is joking about a case of mistaken identity

Mexico cancels soccer season because of…

Mexico’s Liga MX canceled the remainder of its spring season without crowning a champion for the first time,

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Man United sues management simulation game over…

Manchester United is suing the makers of the “Football Manager” video game series for allegedly infringing its trademark by using the club’s name

Former Germany, Hamburg great Uwe Seeler breaks…

Former West Germany and Hamburger SV forward Uwe Seeler is to have an operation to repair a broken hip after a bad fall at home

Finland aims to restart soccer and relive Euro…

A stellar 2019 for soccer in Finland was meant to hit a new peak in the 2020 season

Soccer gets comedy series treatment with help…

Live soccer attracts some of the world's biggest television audiences but rarely are comedies or dramas set around the world’s most popular sport

US Soccer Federation chief legal officer Lydia Wahlke quits

Lydia Wahlke has resigned as chief legal officer of the U.S. Soccer Federation,

AP Interview: Udinese and Watford owners wary of…

The Pozzo family that owns Udinese and Watford is wary of restarting Serie A and the Premier League too soon amid the coronavirus pandemic

The Latest: Racing museum cancels Hall of Fame…

The National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame has canceled its induction ceremony in August because of health and safety concerns related to the COVID-19 pandemic

Germany 'keeper Manuel Neuer extends Bayern…

Germany goalkeeper Manuel Neuer has extended his contract at Bayern Munich by two years through June 2023

The Latest: Pennsylvania working on sports virus…

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf says the state is working on guidelines to allow sporting events and exhibitions to get back to “some semblance of normalcy” after practically everything shut down to help stem the spread of the coronavirus

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FC Seoul faces sanctions after putting sex dolls…

A South Korean soccer club is facing penalties that include expulsion from its own stadium for putting sex dolls in empty seats during a match last weekend

Roberto Martínez signs new deal as coach of…

Belgium coach Roberto Martínez has signed a new contract to lead the national team through the 2022 World Cup in Qatar

Networks have strong showing during busy sports…

Fans who had been starving for live sporting events had their appetites somewhat sated last weekend