Soccer

Naples' mayor begins process to rename stadium…

Naples’ mayor has started the formal process to rename the San Paolo stadium for Diego Maradona

Orlando City ready for first MLS playoff match

Orlando City is preparing for its first MLS playoff match in club history. The Lions will face off against New York City FC at Exploria Stadium on Saturday, Nov. 21, at noon.

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Argentina's soccer fans weep for superhero Diego Maradona

Argentina’s stunned soccer fans are seeking each other out to mourn the death of Diego Maradona, gathering by the hundreds in spots linked to the life of the legendary player

Minnesota United announcer Callum Williams talks…

MNUFC announcer Callum Williams isn't taking for granted the chance to call sports during a pandemic. He joins FOX 9's Pierre Noujaim to discuss Minnesota's MLS squad as they enter the playoffs later this month.

“Rest in peace and a big hug from Manchester Ci…

RESENDING WITH COMPLETE SCRIPT VIDEO SHOWS: TWO SOUNDBITES MANCHESTER CITY MANAGER PEP GUARDIOLA SENDING HIS CONDOLENCES TO DIEGO MARADONA'S FAMILY AND ON HIS MEMORIES ON THE SOCCER LEGEND EDITORS

Vatican: Pope prays for Maradona, fondly recalls…

The Vatican says Pope Francis has remembered Diego Maradona in his prayers after learning of the soccer legend's death

Soccer icon and World Cup winner Maradona dies

Argentinean soccer great Diego Maradona died on Wednesday, less than a month after his 60th birthday, following a heart attack at his home in Buenos Aires. Adam Reed reports.

Remembering Diego Maradona: 'The world has lost a…

Lionel Messi has called Diego Maradona's death at the age of 60 a “very sad day for all Argentinians and for football.”

Vandy women's soccer player option to kick for…

Women's soccer player Sarah Fuller has practiced with the Vanderbilt football team and coach Derek Mason says she’s a good option to be the Commodores kicker Saturday against Missouri

AP WAS THERE: Diego Maradona ousts England at…

The quarterfinals of the 1986 World Cup encapsulated the best and worst of Diego Maradona

Argentina mourns it's greatest football icon

The legendary Argentinian footballer Diego Maradona has died at the age of 60, the country's football association has said.

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Banned African soccer president promises appeal…

The president of African soccer who was banned for five years for financial mismanagement by FIFA’s ethics committee says he will appeal the ruling to sport’s highest court

Simon Haydon, ex-AP international sports editor…

Simon Haydon, former international sports editor of The Associated Press, has died

PSG revive Champions League chances with Neymar…

An early Neymar penalty revives Paris St Germain's hopes of reaching the Champions League knockout phase with a 1-0 win over RB Leipzig.

The Latest: UAlbany women's hoops postpones first…

The University at Albany women’s basketball team has postponed its first three games following a surge of the novel coronavirus in the university community

Fernandes double helps United avenge Istanbul…

Bruno Fernandes scores a double to help Manchester United topple Istanbul Basaksehir at Old Trafford in the Champions League.

Tottenham loses more than $85M, debt climbs due to pandemic

Premier League leader Tottenham has reported annual losses of 63.9 million pounds ($85.4 million) due to the pandemic and fans being shut out of stadiums

Liverpool's Salah available for Atalanta match

Mohamed Salah is available for selection once again after testing negative for COVID-19 and Juergen Klopp will hope he hits the high notes when he returns to the team against Atalanta on Wednesday.

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Solskjaer seeks big Man Utd response as…

Manchester United might need as much as 12 points to qualify for the Champions league knockout stages and they cannot afford any slip-ups against Istanbul Basaksehir on Tuesday, according to Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.

Patched-up Liverpool eases to statement win over…

Defending champions Liverpool made light of the absences of top scorer Mohamed Salah, captain Jordan Henderson and three-quarters of their first-choice defense to beat Leicester 3-0 at Anfield

Players need more protection, says Barca coach…

RESENDING WITH COMPLETE SCRIPT VIDEO SHOWS: BARCELONA SQUAD DURING TEAM TRAINING SESSION, SOUNDBITES FROM BARCELONA COACH RONALD KOEMAN IN ENGLISH AND SPANISH ON WHY HE IS RESTING LIONEL MESSI AND