Soccer

Argentina's Independiente's Ezequiel Barco, facing camera, celebrates his goal against Brazil's Flamengo with teammate Nicolas Domingo, left, and Diego Rodriguez during the Copa Sudamericana final championship soccer match at Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Wednesday, Dec.13, 2017. (AP Photo/Leo Correa)
December 13, 2017 - 8:45 pm
SAO PAULO (AP) — Argentina's Independiente has won Copa Sudamericana, the second most prestigious tournament in South America. A 1-1 draw with Brazil's Flamengo on Wednesday night in Rio de Janeiro gave the Argentinians a 3-2 victory in the aggregate result and their second title in the competition...
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December 13, 2017 - 7:37 pm
BASEBALL American League MINNESOTA TWINS — Agreed to terms with RHP Michael Pineda on a two-year contract. SEATTLE MARINERS —Acquired RHP Shawn Armstrong from Cleveland and LHP Anthony Misiewicz from Tampa Bay for future considerations. Frontier League FLORENCE FREEDOM — Signed C Craig Lepre to a...
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Manchester City's David Silva, right, scores his side's first goal of the game against Swansea City, during their English Premier League soccer match at the Liberty Stadium in Swansea, England, Wednesday Dec. 13, 2017. (Nick Potts/PA via AP)
December 13, 2017 - 6:48 pm
Another win, another record for rampant Premier League leader Manchester City. And this one might be the most impressive of the lot. By beating Swansea 4-0 on Wednesday, City racked up its 15th straight victory — a feat never achieved in the 129-year history of England's top division. Second-place...
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December 13, 2017 - 6:41 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — The U.S. Soccer Federation says it received the required three letters of nomination for eight candidates in its presidential election, one fewer than the total of people who announced their intention to run. The USSF is conducting background checks on the candidates whose...
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December 13, 2017 - 6:41 pm
BASEBALL American League MINNESOTA TWINS — Agreed to terms with RHP Michael Pineda on a two-year contract. SEATTLE MARINERS —Acquired RHP Shawn Armstrong from Cleveland and LHP Anthony Misiewicz from Tampa Bay for future considerations. Frontier League FLORENCE FREEDOM — Signed C Craig Lepre to a...
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West Ham's manager David Moyes reacts from the side line during the English Premier League soccer match between West Ham and Arsenal at the London stadium in London, Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
December 13, 2017 - 6:01 pm
LONDON (AP) — Arsenal was held to a 0-0 draw at West Ham on Wednesday to extend its winless streak in the Premier League to three games. Arsene Wenger's side dominated for long spells at the Olympic Stadium but was unable to break down a home team that has become more organized since David Moyes...
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Bayern's Robert Lewandowski , left, celebrates with team mate Franck Ribery after scoring his side's opening goal during the German Soccer Bundesliga match between FC Bayern Munich and 1.FC Koeln in Munich, Germany, Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)
December 13, 2017 - 5:59 pm
BERLIN (AP) — Robert Lewandowski's goal was enough for Bayern Munich to stretch its Bundesliga lead with a 1-0 win at home over last-place Cologne on Wednesday. Bayern now leads second-place Schalke by nine points after 16 rounds, with Lewandowski extending his league-leading tally to 15 goals in...
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December 13, 2017 - 5:07 pm
TORONTO (AP) — Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment is adding the Grey Cup champion Argonauts to its Toronto sports portfolio. Already the owner of the NHL's Maple Leafs, NBA's Raptors and MLS' Toronto FC, MLSE said Wednesday it has an agreement to buy the Canadian Football League team. There...
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December 13, 2017 - 5:05 pm
BASEBALL American League MINNESOTA TWINS — Agreed to terms with RHP Michael Pineda on a two-year contract. SEATTLE MARINERS —Acquired RHP Shawn Armstrong from Cleveland and LHP Anthony Misiewicz from Tampa Bay for future considerations. Frontier League FLORENCE FREEDOM — Signed C Craig Lepre to a...
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Manchester City's David Silva, centre, scores his side's first goal of the game against Swansea City, during their English Premier League soccer match at the Liberty Stadium in Swansea, England, Wednesday Dec. 13, 2017. (Nick Potts/PA via AP)
December 13, 2017 - 4:47 pm
SWANSEA, Wales (AP) — David Silva scored twice to help Premier League leader Manchester City beat last-place Swansea 4-0 on Wednesday for a 15th straight victory, a record run in England's top flight. Kevin De Bruyne curled in a shot from a free kick between Silva's goals and Sergio Aguero added...
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