Soccer

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 could be played in empty…

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

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

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Kobe Bryant handprints, other memorabilia up for…

Some key Kobe Bryant memorabila, including two of his Los Angeles Lakers uniforms and handprints he left outside a Hollywood landmark, are going up for sale in April

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

K League season kick off postponed because of viral outbreak

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

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

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

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

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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

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

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

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

Messi demands calm after chaotic 2 months for…

Lionel Messi has addressed the problems at Barcelona after two months of poor play and conflicts inside the club

Swiss prosecutors charge Al-Khelaifi in FIFA…

Swiss federal prosecutors have charged Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser al-Khelaifi in connection with a wider bribery investigation linked to World Cup television rights

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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

Rory McIlroy delivers strong rejection to…

Rory McIlroy is the first player to publicly reject the idea of the Premier Golf League

Reyna at 17 becomes youngest American in…

Gio Reyna became the youngest American to appear in the Champions League and assisted on the go-ahead goal, helping Dortmund beat Paris-Saint Germain 2-1 in the first leg of the round of 16