Soccer

The Latest: Kansas City's Keller and O'Hearn test…

The Kansas City Royals say right-hander Brad Keller and first baseman Ryan O’Hearn have tested positive for COVID-19

New Zealander Erceg holds down North Carolina's…

Defender Abby Erceg holds down the defense for the North Carolina Courage, currently atop the National Women's Soccer League standings at the Challenge Cup tournament in Utah

European soccer clubs face $4.5B income drop over next year

European soccer clubs expect to lose $4.5 billion in revenue over the next year because of the coronavirus pandemic

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MLS Nashville-Chicago match postponed after 5 positive tests

Major League Soccer has postponed the second match of the MLS is Back tournament after five Nashville players tested positive for COVID-19

Sports jumps on PPP bandwagon, but big leagues…

Hundreds of sports-related businesses got in line for the government-funded Payroll Protection Plan designed to cushion the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic

FC Dallas withdraws from the MLS is Back…

FC Dallas has withdrawn from the MLS is Back tournament in Florida after 10 players tested positive for coronavirus

Mourinho delighted by Lloris-Son clash during…

Tottenham captain Hugo Lloris rushed to confront teammate Son Heung-min at halftime of the English Premier League match against Everton

2022 Qatar World Cup cuts jobs after 'efficiency exercise'

Organizers of the 2022 World Cup have become the latest Qatari state entity to make staff redundant

Munich celebrates Bayern after Bundesliga champs…

Munich celebrate Bayern Munich's domestic double as team brings home the hardware.

Refereeing criticism increases as Madrid nears…

Real Madrid is again being accused of benefiting from the referees as it gets closer to the Spanish league title

Barcelona president Bartomeu says Messi will end…

Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu says Lionel Messi will end his career at the Catalan club, dismissing a report saying the Argentine won't renew his contract

Liverpool makes triumphant Anfield return as…

Liverpool has won its first game at Anfield as the newly crowned English champion and moved in sight of a slew of records which would cap one of the best ever top-flight campaigns

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West Ham twice squanders lead, draws 2-2 at…

West Ham twice squandered a lead against Newcastle and had to settle for a 2-2 draw that moved the team four points clear of the Premier League’s relegation zone

City-Madrid can go ahead in England because of…

Manchester City can host Real Madrid in the second leg of their last-16 match in the Champions League after the British government announced selected sports stars would be exempt from quarantine requirements when competing in the country

Enhanced crowd audio adds another dimension to fanless games

International leagues and networks have resorted to adding crowd noise to broadcasts with stadiums closed to fans due to the coronavirus pandemic

Burnley, Sheffield United draw 1-1 in Premier…

Sheffield United’s unlikely hopes of qualifying for the Champions League were further reduced after a 1-1 draw at Burnley in the Premier League

Youngsters justifying the faith of top Premier…

Some of the top Premier League teams are putting their faith in youth in the high-stakes finale to the longest-ever English season and highly rated 18-year-olds Mason Greenwood and Bukayo Saka are justifying that backing

MLS Dallas-Vancouver match delayed; 8 players test positive

The MLS is Back tournament match between FC Dallas and the Vancouver Whitecaps has been postponed after numerous positive tests for the coronavirus

Real's Hazard to miss Athletic Bilbao game

Injured Hazard out of Athletic Bilbao match

The Latest: Yankees' LeMahieu, Cessa test…

Yankees All-Star infielder DJ LeMahieu and right-hander Luis Cessa tested positive for the coronavirus before traveling to New York for preseason camp and are self-isolating at home

American coach makes his mark by winning Austrian…

Jesse Marsch came to Europe to make a name both for himself and for every other American soccer coach

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Morata double leads Atlético to 3-0 over Mallorca in Liga

Álvaro Morata has scored twice in leading Atlético Madrid past Mallorca 3-0 and extending its strong finish to the Spanish league

MLS players balance health history with virus risk

The majority of Major League Soccer players will be taking part when the league resumes play next week with a tournament in Florida

The Latest: Pacers' Oladipo to sit out restart of…

The Indiana Pacers will finish this season without Victor Oladipo after the two-time All-Star decided to sit out because of the risk of re-injuring his right knee