Soccer

Royer, Red Bulls beat Minnesota United 3-0

Daniel Royer had a goal and an assist and the New York Red Bulls beat Minnesota United 3-0

Crew Cuts: Higuain day-to-day with right knee sprain

Villa, Brillant help NYCFC beat Fire 2-1

David Villa and Frederic Brillant scored minutes apart and New York City FC beat the Chicago Fire 2-1 to extend its home unbeaten streak to seven games

Guzan has shutout in 1st MLS game since 2008, Atlanta wins

U.S. national team goalkeeper Brad Guzan had a shutout in his return to Major League Soccer, Hector Villalba scored in the 86th minute and Atlanta United beat Orlando City 1-0

Class B state Legion roundup: Royals upend McCook/Miner in opener

Bartomeu tells AP that Xavi will coach Barcelona…

AP Interview: Barcelona President Josep Bartomeu expects Xavi Hernandez will return to Barcelona and eventually coach the team he helped lead to 15 major titles.

Crew SC mixing things up with multiple formations

Biting criticism for El Salvador players for…

Biting criticism for El Salvador players, a day after pair of Americans gnawed on during CONCACAF Gold Cup match

Sounders score 4 in second half to beat DC United 4-3

Cristian Roldan scored the go-ahead goal in the 78th minute and the Seattle Sounders overcame a three-goal deficit in the second half to beat D.C. United 4-3

Joao Plata scores twice, Real Salt Lake beats Timbers 4-1

Joao Plata scored twice and Kyle Beckerman added a goal before receiving a red card in Real Salt Lake's 4-1 victory over the Portland Timbers

Tony Tchani scores in Whitecaps' 1-0 victory over Galaxy

Tony Tchani headed in his second goal of the season midway through the second half and the Vancouver Whitecaps hung on for a 1-0 victory over the Los Angeles Galaxy

Dynamo remain winless on the road, draw 0-0 with Minnesota

Bobby Shuttleworth saved all four Houston shots on goal and Minnesota United tied the Dynamo 0-0

Royer scores twice in a minute, Red Bulls beat Quakes 5-1

Daniel Royer scored twice in a minute span late in the New York Red Bulls' 5-1 victory over the San Jose Earthquakes

Vazquez give Toronto 2-2 tie with New York City

Victor Vazquez drilled a penalty kick past Sean Johnson in the first minute of stoppage time and Toronto FC escaped with a 2-2 draw against New York City FC

Sailing adventure

Blerim Dzemaili scores to help Impact beat Union 2-1

Blerim Dzemaili broke a tie in the 51st minute to help the Montreal Impact beat the Philadelphia Union 2-1

Arena changes all 11 US starters for 2nd straight…

U.S. coach Bruce Arena changed all 11 starters for the second straight game, inserting forwards Clint Dempsey and Jozy Altidore into the lineup for a CONCACAF Gold Cup quarterfinal against El Salvador

Brazil AG: Spain requested arrest of former Brazil FA head

Brazil's attorney general's office has confirmed Spanish authorities requested the arrest of former Brazilian football confederation chairman Ricardo Teixeira.

After donning Darth Vader outfit, Gonzalez…

Asked to wear a Darth Vader costume at his introductory news conference with Pachuca, American Omar Gonzalez becomes defensive force

Class B state Legion baseball capsules