Men's soccer

January 18, 2018 - 10:31 pm
BASEBALL American League MINNESOTA TWINS — Named Jim Kaat special assistant. TEXAS RANGERS — Agreed to terms with C Curt Casali, OF Jose Cardona and RHP Tayler Scott on minor league contracts. National League CHICAGO CUBS — Named Jacob Cruz minor league hitting coordinator, Brendan Sagara minor...
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FILE - In this June 17, 2017, file photo, FC Dallas' Tesho Akindele, left, and Vancouver Whitecaps' Tim Parker vie for the ball during the first half of an MLS soccer match in Vancouver, British Columbia. Major League Soccer has extended a partnership with Southern New Hampshire University that helps the league’s players and employees to pursue their college degrees. FC Dallas forward Tesho Akindele completed his bachelor’s degree and will soon begin work toward a master’s in finance. On Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018, the league announced that it is extending the partnership _ which started in 2015 _ through 2020. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press via AP, File)
January 18, 2018 - 5:47 pm
Tesho Akindele realizes a career as a soccer player can be fleeting at best. The FC Dallas forward went to college but never finished before he was drafted by the Major League Soccer team in 2014. A partnership between MLS and Southern New Hampshire University allowed him to wrap up his bachelor's...
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January 18, 2018 - 5:36 pm
MADRID (AP) — Real Madrid took a small step toward ending its crisis on Thursday, defeating Leganes 1-0 with an 89th-minute goal by Marco Asensio in the first leg of the Copa del Rey quarterfinals. Madrid's reserve team gave another lackluster performance, but Asensio salvaged the victory with a...
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January 18, 2018 - 5:12 pm
BASEBALL American League MINNESOTA TWINS — Named Jim Kaat special assistant. National League NEW YORK METS — Designated RHPs Kevin McGowan and Chasen Bradford for assignment. PITTSBURGH PIRATES — Agreed to terms with LHP Felipe Rivero on a four-year contract. SAN DIEGO PADRES — Signed RHPs Jonathan...
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January 18, 2018 - 3:52 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Howard Webb is replacing Peter Walton as general manager of the Professional Referee Organization, which manages on-field officials for leagues in the United States and Canada, including Major League Soccer. Webb, who worked the World Cup and European Champions League finals in 2010...
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January 18, 2018 - 2:56 pm
BASEBALL American League MINNESOTA TWINS — Named Jim Kaat special assistant. National League NEW YORK METS — Designated RHPs Kevin McGowan and Chasen Bradford for assignment. PITTSBURGH PIRATES — Agreed to terms with LHP Felipe Rivero on a four-year contract. SAN DIEGO PADRES — Signed RHPs Jonathan...
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FILE - In this Nov. 26, 2017 file photo, of the then AC Milan coach Vincenzo Montella gives instructions to his players during the Serie A soccer match between AC Milan and Torino at the San Siro stadium in Milan, Italy. Vincenzo Montella now the Sevilla coach is positive Sevilla got the win it needed to turn its fate around in the Spanish league. The newly arrived Italian coach said the 2-1 come-from-behind victory at Atletico Madrid in the Copa del Rey quarterfinals will allow Sevilla to get back on track and end its slump in the league. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni, file)
January 18, 2018 - 1:42 pm
MADRID (AP) — Vincenzo Montella is certain Sevilla has picked up the victory it needed to turn its fate around in the Spanish league. The coach said the 2-1 come-from-behind win at Atletico Madrid in the Copa del Rey quarterfinals on Wednesday will help Sevilla get back on track and end its league...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017 file photo, Tottenham' Hotspurs Son Heung-min, left, and Dortmund's Marc Bartra challenge for the ball during the soccer Champions League group H match between Borussia Dortmund and Tottenham Hotspur in Dortmund, Germany. Son Heung-min is in the form of his life at Tottenham at the start of a year when he will carry South Korea’s hopes at the World Cup and the Asian Games. There’s a growing appreciation of the South Korean’s artistry and end product that is establishing him as one of the best forwards in England. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner, File)
January 18, 2018 - 10:03 am
He's the humble Tottenham attacker in the form of his life, breaking records in the Premier League and helping to carry his nation's hopes heading into the World Cup. Son Heung-min might operate in the shadow of Harry Kane at the London club — after all, who doesn't? — but there is a growing...
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FC Barcelona's Gerard Pique, right, heads for the ball next to Espanyol's goalkeeper Diego Lopez during the Spanish Copa del Rey, quarter final, first leg, soccer match between Espanyol and FC Barcelona at RCDE stadium in Cornella Llobregat, Spain, Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
January 18, 2018 - 6:07 am
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Barcelona says it has reached a deal to renew Gerard Pique's contract until 2022, adding a buyout clause of 500 million euros ($611 million). The club says the deal will be formalized in the coming days. His current contract was to expire later this year. Pique, who will...
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January 18, 2018 - 5:41 am
MADRID (AP) — Spanish police say they have arrested a man suspected of stabbing an Atletico Madrid fan before a Copa del Rey match. Authorities say the 40-year-old suspect was taken into custody early Thursday and will be charged with attempted murder. He is accused of stabbing a 22-year-old man...
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