Soccer

The Latest: Russell wins virtual F1 Monaco GP…

Formula One driver George Russell has won the virtual Monaco Grand Prix on the day the iconic race would have been held

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Arizona to Resume Pro Sports Without Fans

Arizona to Resume Pro Sports Without Fans Arizona Governor Doug Ducey tweeted the announcement on Tuesday. Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey, via Twitter In a news conference on Tuesday, Ducey said MLB, NFL, NBA, NHL and MLS are all invited to play in Arizona. Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey, via news conference Prior to the announcement, MLB was reportedly considering a shortened season that would only include games in Arizona and Florida. On Monday, MLB owners reportedly approved a proposal for an 82-game season that would start in July, but the details have yet to be announced. Arizona's decision to resume pro sports comes amid additional reopenings in the state as its stay-at-home orders will be lifted on Friday, May 15.

Mexico cancels soccer season because of…

Mexico’s Liga MX canceled the remainder of its spring season without crowning a champion for the first time,

Finland aims to restart soccer and relive Euro…

A stellar 2019 for soccer in Finland was meant to hit a new peak in the 2020 season

Economic woes taking toll on Chinese football clubs

Economic woes are taking a toll on China's professional football clubs, with 11 being disqualified for failing to pay wages and five closing shop on their own terms, including top-tier Chinese Super League side Tianjin Tianhai

2 Minnesota clubs joining MLS elite player…

Major League Soccer is transforming the way it develops youth academies across the United States and Canada, and two Minnesota clubs will be a part of it.

Bald truth: Cincinnati MLS team tweets wrong photo of coach

New Cincinnati head coach Jaap Stam is joking about a case of mistaken identity

Soccer gets comedy series treatment with help…

Live soccer attracts some of the world's biggest television audiences but rarely are comedies or dramas set around the world’s most popular sport

US Soccer Federation chief legal officer Lydia Wahlke quits

Lydia Wahlke has resigned as chief legal officer of the U.S. Soccer Federation,

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AP Sportlight

AP Sportlight for May 24

Man United sues management simulation game over…

Manchester United is suing the makers of the “Football Manager” video game series for allegedly infringing its trademark by using the club’s name

League: Soccer Team Didn't Use 'Common Sense…

A professional soccer team in South Korea has received a record fine after using sex dolls to fill stadium seats . Since the K-League resumed games in empty stadiums earlier this month, teams have been recreating the atmosphere with crowd noises and cardboard cutouts of people. FC Seoul went a different...

FC Seoul faces sanctions after putting sex dolls…

A South Korean soccer club is facing penalties that include expulsion from its own stadium for putting sex dolls in empty seats during a match last weekend

The Latest: Fired NASCAR star wins World of…

Fired NASCAR star Kyle Larson won the World of Outlaws race Saturday night in Pevley, Missouri, a day after finishing second behind brother-in-law Brad Sweet in the first Sprint Cup event with live fans in the dirt series’ return from a coronavirus pandemic suspension

Former Germany, Hamburg great Uwe Seeler breaks…

Former West Germany and Hamburger SV forward Uwe Seeler is to have an operation to repair a broken hip after a bad fall at home

CAS to hear Man City's appeal against 2-year ban…

Manchester City’s appeal against a two-year ban from European soccer will be heard over three days in June

AP Interview: Udinese and Watford owners wary of…

The Pozzo family that owns Udinese and Watford is wary of restarting Serie A and the Premier League too soon amid the coronavirus pandemic

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The Latest: Racing museum cancels Hall of Fame…

The National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame has canceled its induction ceremony in August because of health and safety concerns related to the COVID-19 pandemic

Pandemic turns Egyptian soccer player into a street vendor

A professional soccer player in Egypt has returned to his humble beginnings to help his family make ends meet during the coronavirus pandemic