NEW YORK (AP) — Closing arguments are set to take place in the New York trial of three former South American soccer officials charged in the corruption scandal engulfing the sport's governing body.
Two days after the Manchester derby skirmish in the tight Old Trafford tunnel, the managers of United and City went on the defensive on Tuesday.
Two seasons after Leicester's improbable title triumph, another soccer fairytale might be unfolding in the English Premier League.
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Barcelona needed an overzealous tackle by an inexperienced Villarreal opponent to help keep its five-point lead at the top of the Spanish league on Sunday.
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Chants of "Ole!" rang out from a boisterous corner of Old Trafford as Manchester City saw out a record 14th straight Premier League win by keeping possession right in front of its jubilant fans.
CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — Sam Werner ripped off his shirt, raced the length of the field and was smothered by a swarm of Stanford teammates.
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Surely nothing can stop Manchester City now.
BERLIN (AP) — Nils Petersen scored with two late penalties — one in the 90th minute and another in injury time — as Freiburg came from three goals down to beat Cologne 4-3 in the Bundesliga on Sunday.
TORONTO (AP) — This wasn't the kind of MLS Cup performance the Seattle Sounders were hoping for.
LONDON (AP) — Chelsea's bid to retain the English Premier League title faltered again. West Ham handed the Blues their fourth loss of the season on Saturday by 1-0.
BERLIN (AP) — Borussia Dortmund fans were left wondering how much longer Peter Bosz can remain as coach after losing at home to Werder Bremen 2-1 on Saturday, the team's eighth straight Bundesliga game without a win.
TORONTO (AP) — Toronto FC needs to beat the defending champion Seattle Sounders to cap their record-breaking regular season with an MLS Cup crown.
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — On a snowy day in Manchester, Pep Guardiola offered further evidence that his often-tempestuous relationship with Jose Mourinho has thawed ahead of the latest United-City derby in the English Premier League.
Hope Solo is running for president of the U.S. Soccer Federation.
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — A leading Russian sports official has urged the IOC to reverse a ban on the country's flag from the Pyeongchang Olympics.
NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. trial of three former South American soccer officials charged in the FIFA corruption scandal took another odd twist Thursday with surprise testimony by pop star Kevin Jonas about attending a Paul McCartney show in Argentina.
PARIS (AP) — A decade of dominance as the world's two best soccer players has left Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi level with five Ballon d'Or awards each.
Global sports bodies FIFA and the IOC have failed to show strong leadership after corruption and doping scandals, according to a European lawmakers group.
KHARKIV, Ukraine (AP) — Shakhtar Donetsk advanced to the knockout stage of the Champions League with a 2-1 victory over Manchester City on Wednesday, prompting the Ukrainian club's coach to attend his news conference dressed as Zorro.
LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Four months after asking to leave Liverpool, Philippe Coutinho scored a hat trick wearing the captain's armband to propel the club into the Champions League knockout stage on a record-setting night for English soccer.
MADRID (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo has set yet another Champions League record, scoring in Real Madrid's 3-2 win over Borussia Dortmund on Wednesday to become the first player to find the net in all six group-stage matches.
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — A developer convicted of defrauding taxpayers out of hundreds of thousands of dollars in a failed effort to build a professional soccer stadium in Connecticut has been sentenced to three years in federal prison.
LEIPZIG, Germany (AP) — Leipzig's Champions League debut ended in a 2-1 home loss to Group G winner Besiktas on Wednesday.
PORTO, Portugal (AP) — Vincent Aboubakar scored twice to ensure Porto reached the knockout stage of the Champions League with a resounding 5-2 win against a poor Monaco side on Wednesday.
MARIBOR, Slovenia (AP) — Sevilla qualified for the knockout phase of the Champions League with a 1-1 draw at Maribor on Wednesday.
NEW YORK (AP) — A turning point in the investigation of soccer's governing body came with a 6 a.m. wake-up call by the FBI to the five-star Miami hotel room of a Brazilian sports marketing executive named Jose Hawilla.
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin won't boycott the Pyeongchang Olympics.
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — It won't go down as the best goal of Romelu Lukaku's first season at Manchester United. It might prove to be one of the most significant.
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Russian athletes will be allowed to stand on the medal podium at the Winter Olympics — just not with their anthem playing or their nation's flag rising above them.
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The Latest on Russian doping (all times local):
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's World Cup can't avoid the tarnished legacy of Russia's Winter Olympics.
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — IOC imposes lifetime Olympic ban on Russian Deputy Prime Minister Vitaly Mutko, organizer of soccer's 2018 World Cup.
Soccer United Marketing President Kathy Carter is running for president of the U.S. Soccer Federation.
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. Soccer Federation president Sunil Gulati will not seek a fourth term, announcing his decision two months after the Americans failed to qualify for next year's World Cup.
NEW YORK (AP) — A Brazilian businessman testified on Monday that he participated in a bribery scheme to buy the influence of FIFA soccer officials to win commercial rights to major tournaments, a decision he later regretted.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Even when Portland's Diego Valeri is recognized for his own play, he somehow finds a way to turn the focus back on the team.
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Russia could be banned from competing at the Pyeongchang Olympics, a prospect that President Vladimir Putin has already warned would be humiliating for his country.
As the trial detailing widespread corruption in world soccer enters a fourth week, prosecutors are close to concluding their case in a Brooklyn federal courthouse.
This is a fairy tale that takes place in the Midwest and on the West Coast.
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Eight places in the Champions League's last 16 are still up for grabs heading into the last round of group games.
SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazil's Chapecoense has secured a spot in the next edition of the Copa Libertadores tournament one year after a plane crash killed 19 of its players.
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Maybe they'll start calling it "Pep Time."
KUWAIT CITY (AP) — Kuwait's parliament has approved a proposed draft law that aims to ends the bans on the country by FIFA and the International Olympic Committee.
CINCINNATI (AP) — Political and business leaders in Cincinnati are pushing toward their goal of scoring a Major League Soccer franchise, while in Ohio's capital city, soccer supporters are on defense.
Jose Mourinho finally won a big away game in the English Premier League after 18 months in charge of Manchester United.
BERLIN (AP) — Borussia Dortmund's winless run in the Bundesliga continued with a 1-1 draw at 10-man Bayer Leverkusen on Saturday that will test the club's patience with Peter Bosz as coach.
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say a 27-year-old Florida soccer coach found in New York with a missing teenage girl has been arrested.
MOSCOW (AP) — A World Cup shrouded in corruption controversies and struggling to attract sponsors could have the dreariest of starts.
NEW YORK (AP) — A U.S. Soccer Federation official testified Friday that the governing body considered canceling the 2016 Centennial Copa America after learning top executives in South American federations had been indicted.
MOSCOW (AP) — In a combative mood hours before the World Cup draw, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Vitaly Mutko defended himself and his country amid an ongoing Olympic doping scandal.
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on the World Cup draw (all times local):