Soccer

Lionel Messi in Israel despite rockets and…

Soccer superstar Lionel Messi has finally arrived in sports-crazed Israel after a Palestinian protest campaign derailed his previous visit and the latest round of cross-border fighting in Gaza threatened to scare him off once again

Record attendance at women’s soccer game in Brazil

Brazilian women’s soccer set an attendance record on Saturday with more than 28,000 fans at the Arena Corinthians to watch the second leg of the Sao Paulo state championship final

Record Women’s Super League crowd sees Arsenal…

The first north London derby in the Women’s Super League produced a record crowd of 38,262 for the competition when Arsenal claimed a 2-0 victory at Tottenham

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Miller High Life 'Champagne' Bottles Are…

Last year, for the first time, "The Champagne of Beers" was sold in actual champagne-style bottles. Miller High Life is making that a holiday tradition by rolling out the 750ml bottles nationwide this year. And some lucky New Yorkers will have t...

Party time: Finland into its first major soccer…

A party decades in the making finally erupted in Finland after its national team qualified for a major soccer tournament for the first time

Spanish league loses court battle, won’t play…

The Spanish league says the match between Villarreal and Atlético Madrid in the United States next month has been called off because it lost a court battle against the Spanish soccer federation

Protesters in Iraq celebrate soccer win against Iran

Anti-government protesters in Iraq celebrated a 2-1 win over Iran, chanting ‘Iran, out!’

Dest makes quick impact as US rebounds to beat…

Sergiño Dest set up a goal in the second minute of his American competitive debut, Gyasi Zardes scored twice and the United States overwhelmed Canada early in a 4-1 CONCACAF Nations League match

Man City loses attempt at CAS to block UEFA…

Manchester City has lost its attempt to block a UEFA investigation into financial fair play violations

Iraqi protests celebrate 2-1 win over Iran in soccer match

Anti-government protesters in Iraq’s capital city are celebrating a 2-1 win over Iran in a much-anticipated World Cup qualifying match, hoping it will return momentum to their movement

Garrett’s helmet swing is latest violent incident in sports

Violence is part of the game in many sports but Myles Garrett crossed a line that attracts the attention of authorities sometimes from within their sport and in other cases from criminal prosecutors

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Kane nets hat trick and helps England seal Euro…

Harry Kane scored a first-half hat trick as England secured qualification for the 2020 European Championship with a 7-0 victory over Montenegro in the team’s 1,000th game

AP Source: Champions League TV rights in Britain…

The Associated Press has learned the rights to broadcast Champions League games in Britain have been retained by BT Sport

English soccer’s anti-racism head grapples with being abused

The new head of English soccer’s anti-racism body read abusive posts about himself on social media

FIFA hires Arsene Wenger for global soccer…

FIFA has hired Arsene Wenger in a full-time role leading its global work developing soccer

Frankfurt captain banned for 7 weeks for knocking over coach

Eintracht Frankfurt captain David Abraham has been banned for all the club’s remaining Bundesliga games this year after knocking over an opposition coach

US sporting director Stewart says Berhalter's job…

The sporting director of the U.S. Soccer Federation says Gregg Berhalter's job as men's national team coach is safe despite some disappointing results.

Ukrainian police looking for fans who racially…

Ukrainian police say they want to identify and find about 20 Dynamo Kyiv fans as part of an investigation into racist abuse directed at Shakhtar Donetsk player Taison

UEFA signs Takeaway.com to replace McDonald's at Euro 2020

UEFA has announced a new food sector sponsor for the European Championship, replacing McDonald's which owned the slot since 1992

AP Interview: Rossi back home in Spain for another comeback

Italian-American striker Giuseppe Rossi is trying to make a comeback in Spain after a career marked by injuries

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Sounders claim 2nd title in 4 years, beating…

Kelvin Leerdam scored on a deflected shot in the 57th minute, substitute Victor Rodríguez connected in the 76th and Raul Ruidíaz added the capper in the 90th to give the Seattle Sounders a 3-1 victory over Toronto FC in the MLS Cup

Judge grants USWNT class status in discrimination…

The U.S. women's national team was granted class status in its lawsuit against U.S. Soccer that alleges gender discrimination in compensation and working conditions

Part III: Seattle and Toronto meet for MLS title

Like old times, Seattle Sounders host Toronto FC for MLS Cup title