Soccer

FILE - In this Saturday, Oct. 29, 2016, file photo, Minnesota running back Kobe McCrary (22) runs the ball for a touchdown during the fourth quarter of an NCAA college football game against Illinois at Memorial Stadium in Champaign, Ill. McCrary and two other players were cleared of sexual harassment allegations in the final round of appeals at the school and will be allowed to return to spring practice, while two more had their suspensions in connection with allegations of a sexual assault upheld. Provost Karen Hanson heard the appeals and upheld the decision to remove one-year suspensions for defensive back Antoine Winfield Jr., McCrary and quarterback Mark Williams, attorney Ryan Pacyga said Monday, March 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Bradley Leeb, File)
March 21, 2017 - 1:24 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Three Minnesota football players were cleared of sexual harassment allegations in the final round of appeals at the school and will be allowed to return to spring practice, while two more had their suspensions in connection with allegations of a sexual assault upheld. Provost...
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In this Friday, March 17, 2017, photo, U.S. goalkeeper Tim Howard, right, talks with San Jose Earthquakes coach Dominic Kinnear on a soccer practice field in San Jose, Calif. The team will play its first qualifier against Honduras in San Jose on Friday, March 24, 2017. (AP Photo/Janie McCauley)
March 20, 2017 - 9:49 pm
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — As his U.S. teammates trained under cloudy skies on a brisk Bay Area morning, Tim Howard sat stretching on the sideline. He loosened up his shoulders. He balanced on his left leg and worked his hips. This is the new normal for Howard, fresh off his 38th birthday and a...
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In this Friday, March 17, 2017, photo, U.S. goalkeeper Tim Howard, right, talks with San Jose Earthquakes coach Dominic Kinnear on a soccer practice field in San Jose, Calif. The team will play its first qualifier against Honduras in San Jose on Friday, March 24, 2017. (AP Photo/Janie McCauley)
March 20, 2017 - 4:42 pm
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — As his U.S. teammates trained under cloudy skies on a brisk Bay Area morning, Tim Howard sat on the sidelines and stretched out his shoulders. He balanced on his left leg and warmed up his hips. This is the new normal for Howard, fresh off his 38th birthday and a November...
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Players celebrate Bayern's Thomas Mueller, center, after he scored the opening goal during the German Bundesliga soccer match between Borussia Moenchengladbach and Bayern Munich in Moenchengladbach, Germany, Sunday, March 19, 2017. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)
March 19, 2017 - 3:13 pm
BERLIN (AP) — Thomas Mueller scored on his 250th Bundesliga appearance to stretch Bayern Munich's lead to 13 points with a 1-0 win at Borussia Moenchengladbach on Sunday. Bayern, which has lost only once in the league all season, took a big step toward an unprecedented fifth straight title after...
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Monaco's Kylian Mbappe celebrates with teammates after he scored the first goal during their French League One soccer match against Caen, in Caen, north western France, Sunday, March 19, 2017. (AP Photo/David Vincent)
March 19, 2017 - 3:05 pm
PARIS (AP) — Monaco forward Kylian Mbappe was so good that even Caen supporters treated the rising star of French football to an ovation when he left the pitch. The teenage striker tormented their team throughout the afternoon, posting yet another remarkable performance in the French league. Mbappe...
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March 19, 2017 - 12:38 pm
BERLIN (AP) — Sead Kolasinac's second-half strike was enough for Schalke to win 1-0 at Mainz on Sunday for just its second Bundesliga away victory of the season. Kolasinac struck five minutes after the break, playing a one-two with Guido Burgstaller when he was surrounded by a host of defenders...
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Monaco's Kylian Mbappe celebrates with teammates after he scored the first goal during their French League One soccer match against Caen, in Caen, north western France, Sunday, March 19, 2017. (AP Photo/David Vincent)
March 19, 2017 - 12:13 pm
PARIS (AP) — Monaco forward Kylian Mbappe was so good that even Caen supporters treated the rising star of French football to an ovation when he left the pitch. The teenage striker tormented their team throughout the afternoon on Sunday, posting yet another remarkable performance in the French...
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March 19, 2017 - 3:31 am
TRAIL BLAZERS-HAWKS Lillard has 27 as Trail Blazers start fast, top Hawks 113-97 ATLANTA (AP) — Damian Lillard scored 27 points and the Portland Trail Blazers took control with a dominant opening quarter to beat the Atlanta Hawks 113-97 on Saturday night. C.J. McCollum had 22 points and Allen...
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Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez, centre, gestures, during the English Premier League soccer match between West Bromwich Albion and Arsenal, at The Hawthorns, in West Bromwich, England, Saturday March 18, 2017. (Nick Potts/PA via AP)
March 18, 2017 - 11:33 am
WEST BROMWICH, England (AP) — Arsenal fell to its fourth loss in five Premier League games when West Bromwich Albion beat Arsene Wenger's side 3-1 Saturday to further jeopardize its chances of Champions League qualification. "We are sorry to the fans because that's not acceptable for Arsenal...
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West Bromwich Albion's Craig Dawson, top, scores his side's first goal of the game against Arsenal, during the Premier League match at The Hawthorns, West Bromwich, Saturday March 18, 2017. (Nick Potts/PA via AP)
March 18, 2017 - 10:34 am
WEST BROMWICH, England (AP) — Arsenal fell to its fourth loss in five Premier League games on Saturday when West Bromwich Albion beat Arsene Wenger's side 3-1 Saturday to further jeopardize its chances of Champions League qualification. Arsenal's downfall once again was its porous defense with...
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