Soccer

Stoke City's Peter Crouch celebrates scoring his side's first goal of the game against West Bromwich during their English Premier League soccer match at The Hawthorns, West Bromwich, England, Sunday Aug. 27, 2017. (Nick Potts/PA via AP)
August 27, 2017 - 11:22 am
WEST BROMWICH, England (AP) — Substitute Peter Crouch took advantage of a terrible defensive mix-up to earn Stoke a 1-1 Premier League draw at West Bromwich Albion on Sunday. The 36-year-old Crouch was gifted the easiest of chances in the 77th minute when defender Ahmed Hegazi seemed to fail to...
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August 26, 2017 - 9:36 pm
CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — Tyrone Mears scored in stoppage time to give Atlanta United a 2-2 tie with the Philadelphia Union on Saturday night. Mears beat goalkeeper Andre Blake with a header from 16 yards. Roland Alberg opened the scoring for Philadelphia (8-12-7) in the 18th minute, setting a pass from...
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Manchester City's Raheem Sterling, right, celebrates scoring his side's second goal during the Premier League soccer match between AFC Bournemouth and Manchester City at the Vitality Stadium, Bournemouth, England. Saturday Aug 26, 2017. (Steve Paston/PA via AP)
August 26, 2017 - 10:01 am
BOURNEMOUTH, England (AP) — Raheem Sterling struck deep into stoppage time to give Manchester City a 2-1 victory at Bournemouth before being sent off for his celebrations in the Premier League on Saturday. It looked as though Pep Guardiola was going to be left frustrated for the second time in a...
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FILE - In this Sunday, May 21, 2017 file photo, New York City FC's David Villa celebrates his goal as he runs past Orlando City's Leo Pereira, left, in an MLS soccer game in Orlando, Fla. David Villa has been called up by Spain for the first time since the 2014 World Cup, giving the country’s record scorer a chance to add to his 59 international goals. (AP Photo/John Raoux, File)
August 25, 2017 - 1:52 pm
MADRID (AP) — Veteran striker David Villa was summoned by Spain on Friday for the first time since the 2014 World Cup, and became the first Major League Soccer player to join the national squad. The 35-year-old New York City FC striker was included in a 26-man squad by coach Julen Lopetegui that...
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August 25, 2017 - 7:17 am
MADRID (AP) — David Villa has been called up by Spain for the first time since the 2014 World Cup, giving the country's record scorer a chance to add to his 59 international goals. The 35-year-old New York City FC striker was included in a 26-man squad by Spain coach Julen Lopetegui for the...
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August 23, 2017 - 10:11 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Atlanta defender Michael Parkhurst deflected the ball into his own goal in the 46th minute, the only goal in D.C. United's 1-0 victory over Atlanta United on Wednesday night. D.C. United (7-15-4) is just 2-5-2 in its last nine home games with only three goals. Atlanta United (10-8...
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File-This Oct. 18, 2014, shows Marshall tight end Ryan Yurachek scoring a touchdown against Florida International during the first half of an NCAA college football game, in Miami. Good players can get lost on bad teams, but here are a few who will be worth seeking out in 2017. Just don't wait until bowl season because it will probably be too late. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz, File)
August 23, 2017 - 11:37 am
Facebook has struck a deal for exclusive rights to live stream 15 college football games this season, beginning next week. The agreement with Stadium, a digital sports network, gives Facebook the rights to six Mountain West games and nine Conference USA games. The games will not be televised. The...
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FILE - This is a Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014 file photo of England's Wayne Rooney, right, as he controls the ball in front of Slovenia's Branko Ilic, during their Euro 2016 Group E qualifying soccer match at Wembley Stadium, London, England striker Wayne Rooney announced his immediate retirement from international football on Wednesday Aug. 23, 2017. (AP Photo/Bogdan Maran/File)
August 23, 2017 - 9:20 am
LONDON (AP) — England record-scorer Wayne Rooney retired from international duty on Wednesday to focus on his club career at Everton. Here is a look at Rooney's England career from 2003 to 2016 in numbers: 119 — England appearances, the most by an outfield player and six behind goalkeeper Peter...
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Members of the local Muslim community gather along with relatives of young men believed responsible for the attacks in Barcelona and Cambrils to denounce terrorism and show their grief in Ripoll, north of Barcelona, Spain, Sunday Aug. 20, 2017. Sheets read in Catalan: "We all are Barcelona", "This affects all of us", "Not in the name of Islam" and "Everybody against terrorism". (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
August 21, 2017 - 2:06 am
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — The Latest on the two vehicle attacks in Barcelona and the nearby seaside resort of Cambrils (all times local): 7:45 a.m. A Catalan official says regional and local authorities discarded the Spanish government's suggestion to place traffic barriers to protect the Las Ramblas...
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FC Barcelona's Lionel Messi, second right, in action during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between FC Barcelona and Betis at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain, Sunday, Aug. 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
August 20, 2017 - 7:05 pm
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — All soccer matches in Spain held a minute's silence to honor victims as the Spanish league began a new season under the shadow of recent attacks in Barcelona and a nearby coastal town. Sunday's game in Barcelona became a focal point for a city insisting it won't be afraid...
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