Soccer

Madrid celebrates as Benzema and Ronaldo find the…

The 6-0 rout of APOEL didn't change much for Real Madrid in its quest to once again be crowned Champions League winner, but it was crucial to boost the confidence of its top two forwards _ Karim Benzema and Cristiano Ronaldo

Svensson, Bruin lead Sounders to 2-0 win over Dynamo

Gustav Svensson and Will Bruin scored in the first half, and Seattle Sounders FC beat the 10-man Houston Dynamo 2-0 in the first leg of the Western Conference championship

BRIEF: Key West ferry crew saves family of 3 from boat fire

Australia coach quits despite guiding Socceroos to World Cup

Ange Postecoglou has quit as Australia coach a week after the Socceroos secured a spot at next year's World Cup with an intercontinental win over Honduras

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Toronto and Columbus play 0-0 tie to start conference final

Toronto FC and the Columbus Crew played to a 0-0 draw in the first leg of the MLS Eastern Conference Final

Witness: Men accused of bribes negotiated sale to Qataris

Witness says sports marketing company whose owners have been charged with bribing top soccer officials tried to negotiate a sale to an entity associated with Paris Saint-Germain team president

Sevilla draws after Liverpool wastes 3-goal lead in CL

Sevilla recovered after conceding three goals in the first 30 minutes against Liverpool, salvaging a 3-3 draw with an injury-time equalizer by Guido Pizarro in Group E of the Champions League

Crew Cuts: Crew SC back to game action after long break

Leipzig wins 4-1 as Monaco crashes out of…

Leipzig sent Monaco crashing out of the Champions League with a 4-1 victory on Tuesday

Secret payments to soccer officials cloaked by car names

Secret payments to soccer officials were cloaked by car names such as 'Benz,' 'VW,' 'Toyota,' 'Kia' and 'Peugeot,' a sports marketing executive testified as the trial of three former national federations started its second week.

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FIFA bans 3 soccer officials for life for taking bribes

FIFA says three soccer officials who pleaded guilty in American courts to accepting bribes have been banned for life

Crew SC 0, Toronto FC 0 | To be continued in Canada ...

FC Kansas City of women's soccer league ends operations

The National Women's Soccer League has reacquired two-time champion FC Kansas City's membership interest, effectively folding one of its inaugural clubs after five seasons of operation

Sevilla coach: Be cautious vs Liverpool in…

Don't expect Sevilla to take too many risks when it hosts Liverpool in the Champions League on Tuesday even though a victory will secure the Spanish club in the knockout stages for the second straight season

Italy's World Cup fallout deepens as Tavecchio…

Italian football federation president Carlo Tavecchio has resigned a week after the Azzurri failed to qualify for the World Cup

Man City juggernaut runs into defensive problems

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has defensive problems to deal with after John Stones was ruled out for up to six weeks

Air attacks, big box couldn't cage fire's surge toward Gatlinburg

World Cup bribes, death threats: Corrupt world of…

The first week of the first trial stemming from the sprawling investigation of FIFA revealed schemes to corrupt world soccer.

Inter beats Atalanta to move 2nd after Juventus…

This season's Serie A title race is shaping up to be the most interesting in years and it took another turn on Sunday when Juventus fell to a surprise 3-2 defeat at Sampdoria