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NBA commissioner bullish on WNBA after women’s soccer success

SUN VALLEY, Idaho — NBA Commissioner Adam Silver isn’t giving up on the WNBA. Critics have called the money-losing women’s basketball league a failure, but Silver said he’s “doubling d...

NBA commissioner bullish on WNBA after women’s soccer success

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U.S. men's soccer team inspired, motivated by U.S. women's success The U.S. men's soccer team has been following the USWNT in their chase for a fourth World Cup title. The men's team will play for a Gold Cup title.       ...
2019-07-06 03:45

Soccer: Visa partners with U.S. Soccer to boost women's program ahead of World Cup Visa on Thursday announced a "substantial investment" in the future of women's soccer as they agreed a five-year partnership with the U.S. Soccer Federation, just eight days before the start of the women's World Cup in France....
2019-05-30 21:30

Soccer-Real Madrid unseat Man United as most valuable soccer team -Forbes Real Madrid unseated Manchester United as the world's most valuable soccer club, according to the annual list https://www.forbes.com/sites/mikeozanian/2019/05/29/the-worlds-most-valuable-soccer-teams-2019/#2bbc13be40d6 published by business magazine ...
2019-05-29 21:00

Powerhouse US women’s soccer team driving boom in youth soccer program sign-ups The team’s smashing success is sending enrollment in youth soccer programs into overdrive, turning 10-year-olds into seasoned analysts, and even winning over a few boys, coaches and young players....
2019-07-07 03:15

The WNBA is coming to 'NBA 2K20' The forthcoming NBA 2K20, set for release on September 6th, will feature the WNBA. 2K Games revealed back in February that the WNBA was set for inclusion in some shape or form, and while the official PR blurb doesn't specify exactly how that...
2019-07-02 17:15

Soccer: Former Afghan soccer president banned for life The former president of the Afghanistan Football Federation (AFF) has been banned from soccer for life after FIFA's ethics committee found him guilty of abusing his position and sexually abusing female players, the global soccer body said on Saturday...
2019-06-08 17:45

Crude Oil: Bullish Spring Cycle -- or Something Else? With gas prices approaching $3 a gallon, it's time to talk about the trend in crude oil. ElliottWaveTV asked Steve Craig, editor of our Energy Pro Service, for his take on the seasonal, political and other factors making the rounds in the oil market....
2019-05-21 16:15

Were You "Bucked Off" the Natural Gas Bullish Breakout? In mid-September, natural gas prices seemed stuck in a narrow price range. But EWI’s Steve Craig saw the pattern for what it was: An opportunity. See his chart and forecast for yourself....
2019-05-21 16:15

WNBA's new season ready to tip off It's been a busy offseason for the WNBA with big names changing places, a new commissioner and sadly a few injuries to some of the games' greatest players        ...
2019-05-23 12:15

‘Why am I different?’ Behind this WNBA player’s activism was a search for the answer. Natasha Cloud is using her platform with the Washington Mystics to challenge D.C. officials to address gun violence. “You know, I didn’t grow up that way," she said of speaking out. "I grew up in a privileged, white family. How do I correlate that?”...
2019-06-19 20:45

| Bullish Cisse confident Senegal will come good Coach Aliou Cisse believes Senegal will back up their status as the continent's top-ranked side after a stuttering start to their bid for a first Africa Cup of Nations title....
2019-06-30 19:15

NBA notebook: Davis bullish about Lakers' roster Anthony Davis met the media in Los Angeles on Saturday for the first time since he was traded to the Lakers and expressed his enthusiasm about joining LeBron James and DeMarcus Cousins to create one of the NBA's top trios....
2019-07-14 07:30

Investors stay bullish on U.S. Treasuries - survey Bond investors remained at their most bullish on longer-dated U.S. Treasuries in about 8-1/2 years as trade tension between China and United States spurred a safe-haven stampede into the bond market, a J.P. Morgan survey showed on Wednesday....
2019-05-29 21:00

Breanna Stewart to be WNBA ambassador this season Breanna Stewart will act as an ambassador for the WNBA this season and be paid by the league after the reigning MVP tore her Achilles over the winter and is out for the year        ...
2019-05-25 02:30

Amazon lessons from the last 25 years, according to one of its most bullish analysts D.A. Davidson's Tom Forte, one of the most bullish analysts on Amazon, says the company's customer obsessions is its most important quality....
2019-07-05 23:45

WNBA bans Williams 10 games for dom. violence The Sparks' Riquna Williams, who was charged last December on felony counts for allegedly striking an ex-girlfriend and then threatening another person with a firearm, has been suspended 10 games by the WNBA....
2019-07-17 02:15

WNBA: Why sharps love wagering on women’s basketball Though it’s likely to be buried in an early-season media barrage that features the NBA playoffs, the NHL playoffs, golf’s U.S. Open (June 13-16), and possibly even the women’s soccer World Cup (USA begins play June 11), the WNBA starts its 2019 seaso...
2019-05-25 06:30

Beyond Meat top choice for Wall Street after bullish results Shares of Beyond Meat Inc surged 27% on Friday after the vegan burger maker forecast that sales would more than double overall in 2019 after they tripled in the first quarter....
2019-06-07 17:30

AP source: Breanna Stewart to be WNBA ambassador this season A person familiar with the decision says that Breanna Stewart will act as an ambassador for the WNBA this season after the reigning MVP tore her Achilles over the winter and is out for the year        ...
2019-05-24 08:45

WNBA looking at dates to makeup game suspended by earthquake The WNBA is looking into dates to finish up the Washington and Las Vegas game that was suspended at the half Friday because of the 7.1-magnitude earthquake in California       ...
2019-07-09 10:45

Bullish Brits lost $34M to cryptocurrency scams last year British investors lost £27 million ($34.38 million) to cryptocurrency scams over the last financial year, according to one of the UK’s financial regulators. The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) reports that between April 1, 2018 and April 1, 2019 th...
2019-05-21 14:45

Is 15-Year High in Consumer Confidence Bullish for Stocks? The mainstream media always finds a "reason" for a trading day's stock market action. For example, as stocks were rising intraday on May 17, journalists cited the historically high May consumer confidence numbers. But, is consumer sentiment a "cause"...
2019-05-21 23:15

WNBA favorite Aces top Sparks, 83-70, to start season LAS VEGAS (AP) — A’ja Wilson had 21 points and 11 rebounds to lead the Las Vegas Aces to an 83-70 victory over the Los Angeles Sparks on Sunday in the season opener for both teams. The Aces, tabbed as the preseason favorite to win this yearR...
2019-05-27 08:15

It's not just Warren Buffett who's bullish on post-Brexit Britain A majority of wealthy U.K.-based investors see an economic upside for the U.K. despite uncertainty surrounding its withdrawal from the EU, according to a new quarterly survey by UBS....
2019-05-21 15:15

Derek Fisher blasts the treatment of WNBA players: ‘Has to change’ Los Angeles Sparks coach Derek Fisher is standing up for his WNBA team both on and off the court. After the Sparks defeated the Minnesota Lynx on Saturday, 89-85, Fisher penned a scathing post on Instagram in regards to the treatment of WNBA players,...
2019-06-10 22:15

Promoted: Jack Butel bullish for British GT Silverstone round A joint record 42-car field will compete in this weekend's British GT Silverstone round, with Aston Martin Racing Academy driver Jack Butel keen to impress at the famous track...
2019-06-08 00:45

Speculators trim bullish bets on U.S. dollar -CFTC, Reuters Speculators reduced their bullish bets on the U.S. dollar in the latest week to the smallest position since early April, according to calculations by Reuters and Commodity Futures Trading Commission data released on Friday....
2019-06-07 23:30

Alyssa Thomas leads Sun past Mystics in a WNBA opener UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Alyssa Thomas scored 23 points, Jonquel Jones had 10 points and 14 rebounds and the Connecticut Sun beat the short-handed Washington Mystics 84-69 on Saturday night in the WNBA season-opener for both teams. Washington was mis...
2019-05-26 07:30

Peyton Manning bullish on Sam Darnold-Adam Gase partnership Jets quarterback Sam Darnold is getting very familiar with the Broncos offenses of 2013 and ’14, particularly their quarterback. Darnold has been studying tape of Peyton Manning, who set records in Adam Gase’s offense in Denver during those years. No...
2019-05-30 10:15

Smucker Bullish on Pet Food Though Sales Growth Lags Behind Forecasts J.M. Smucker’s pet-food business grew more slowly than Wall Street analysts expected in the latest quarter, but the company remains convinced by its bet on owners of dogs and cats....
2019-06-06 22:15

A Good And Smart Preview Of A Wide-Open 2019 WNBA Season Hockey is almost over, and the NBA is basically done, so now all we have to look forward to over these impending hot summer months is a World Cup, the ability to blast Bad Girls out of our apartment windows, and some goddamn WNBA basketball. That las...
2019-05-25 00:15

UPDATE 1-Speculators trim bullish bets on U.S. dollar -CFTC, Reuters Speculators reduced their bullish bets on the U.S. dollar in the latest week to the smallest position since early April, according to calculations by Reuters and Commodity Futures Trading Commission data released on Friday. The value of the doll...
2019-06-07 23:30

Pelicans hire WNBA star Swin Cash for executive position Just a few days before the NBA draft, the Pelicans continue to stack up their front office with talent, adding former WNBA and Connecticut superstar Swin Cash as VP of Basketball Operations and Team Development — making her the first high-ranking Afr...
2019-06-12 08:30

The CBOE Breaks Up with Bitcoin: The Biggest BULLISH Sign for Cryptos in 2 Years? From the start, Elliott wave analysis has anticipated many of Bitcoin's biggest turns and trends: See our forecast of the latest big rally for yourself....
2019-07-03 22:15

D’Angelo Russell spotted in Vegas with WNBA star Kelsey Plum D’Angelo Russell’s summer is off to a hot start. The Nets point guard, who is a restricted free agent this July, is said to be dating WNBA star Kelsey Plum, according to Terez Owens. Russell, 23, and Plum, 24, a point guard for the Las Ve...
2019-05-31 00:15

NBA 2K20 star Anthony Davis on the importance of the WNBA coming to next PS4, Xbox game It looks like the WNBA is finally coming to NBA 2K, so we caught up with Anthony Davis about what that means for the game and the sport of basketball....
2019-07-02 00:30

Bullish Frank Lampard lifts Chelsea mood but knows he will get no favours | Dominic Fifield Former midfielder returns as manager with the express aim of making the club more competitive in the leagueThe buzzword was realism, a theme maintained whether Frank Lampard was raising the new Chelsea shirt to the pop of the flashbulbs in a cluttere...
2019-07-05 04:45

Kristi Toliver’s NBA coaching career hasn’t stopped now that the WNBA season is starting The Mystics point guard said her job with the Wizards — which gained national attention last year in part because of the low salary she was forced to accept — is not a transition to her post-playing days. She wants to do both....
2019-05-24 22:45

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Bullish Benin looking forward to quarterfinal clash with Senegal After getting past Morocco, Benin are set to face Senegal in the quarterfinals of the African Cup of Nations. It promises to be a tricky evening for Sadio Mane and co....
2019-07-09 11:15

Taylor Morrison CEO Sheryl Palmer at Capital Exchange Event: "I am bullish on building" Taylor Morrison CEO Sheryl Palmer joins incoming Freddie Mac CEO David Brickman, alongside CNBC's Diana Olick at the Capital Exchange, exploring the new realities of real estate. She is "bullish" because of demographics. "Now we have to learn ho...
2019-05-21 19:15

Celtics hiring Kara Lawson, former WNBA, Olympic champ, as assistant coach Kara Lawson joins Brad Stevens' NBA coaching staff in Boston after a 12-year WNBA career and time as analyst for the Wizards and ESPN.       ...
2019-06-28 01:30

Los Angeles Sparks coach Derek Fisher demands fair treatment for WNBA players Los Angeles Sparks head coach Derek Fisher blasted the treatment of WNBA players as his team was waiting for a train at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport....
2019-06-10 18:45

WNBA suspends Los Angeles Sparks' Riquna Williams 10 games for domestic violence Los Angeles Sparks guard Riquna Williams was arrested on April 29 and charged with two felony counts. Her criminal case is ongoing.       ...
2019-07-17 04:15

WNBA star Natasha Cloud, Washington Mystics hold media blackout after shooting at DC school WNBA star Natasha Cloud led the Washington Mystics on a media blackout Friday to draw attention to gun violence that occurred at a Washington D.C. elementary school....
2019-06-17 20:00

Commissioner For A Day: Let's Get Rid Of The Clock In Basketball Good news everybody: I’ve become the NBA commissioner for a day, and I’m going to abuse my brief, ill-gotten power to take a big sledgehammer to every game clock in every arena in North America. At least for the last three minutes....
2019-06-04 20:00

Bullish Rhian Brewster response hints at Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp's great expectations There was a brief moment during Jurgen Klopp's post-match scrum at Prenton Park on Thursday evening in which the Liverpool manager unexpectedly bristled....
2019-07-13 04:15

Mormon county commissioner in Utah comes out as gay SALT LAKE CITY — Republican lawmaker Nathan Ivie says it took him more than 20 years to come to terms with his identity. But on Wednesday morning the 40-year-old Utah County commissioner sat in front of his computer and publicly shared the secret tha...
2019-05-23 22:30

De Blasio nominates new commissioner to head TLC Mayor Bill de Blasio on Tuesday nominated the deputy commissioner for the city’s Department of Veterans’ Services to head the Taxi and Limousine Commission. The mayor said in a statement that the nomination of Jeffrey D. Roth will be subm...
2019-06-19 02:45

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2019-06-10 22:30

Commissioner For A Day: Gregg Popovich Should Be Wearing A Jersey A great honor has been bestowed upon me: I am now the NBA Commissioner (for a day). With this great power comes great responsibility, and I have decided to use it to change something that has been wrong with the association since its inception: NBA c...
2019-07-08 19:30

AAC commissioner has 'no plans' to replace UConn after 2020 American Athletic Conference Mike Aresco said the league has "no plans" to expand when the University of Connecticut leaves to rejoin the Big East next year....
2019-07-17 01:30

MLB commissioner Rob Manfred denies use of altered baseballs Commissioner Rob Manfred denied that Major League Baseball has juiced baseballs to create more home runs and offense following criticism from Houston Astros ace Justin Verlander....
2019-07-09 23:45

OVC extends commissioner Beth DeBauche’s contract BRENTWOOD, Tenn. (AP) — Ohio Valley Conference Commissioner Beth DeBauche has received a contract extension. DeBauche has a rolling contract that now runs through the 2024-25 academic year. OVC officials approved the contract extension last week duri...
2019-06-05 00:45

The Story Behind the Police Commissioner’s Handwritten Stonewall Apology The police had long refused to apologize for the violent 1969 raid that galvanized the modern gay rights movement. Commissioner James O’Neill described his change of heart....
2019-06-11 01:30

Commissioner For A Day: Let's Bring Back NASL-Style Shootouts The original North American Soccer League was a glorious, goofy experiment in American sports history. It burned white-hot during its brief 17 season existence; mostly thanks to the high-profile singings of legitimate soccer legends like Johan Cruyff...
2019-06-18 02:15

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2019-05-25 17:45

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2019-05-26 06:15

US abortion policy is 'extremist hate' and 'torture', says UN commissioner Trump administration’s ban on terminations is a crisis directed at women, warns Kate GilmoreThe US policy on abortion is a form of extremist hate that amounts to the torture of women, the UN deputy high commissioner for human rights told the Guardian...
2019-06-04 17:30

Incumbent Quarles Wins GOP Nomination For Agriculture Commissioner LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) – Incumbent Ryan Quarles has easily won the Republican nomination for Kentucky agriculture commissioner. During the campaign, Quarles touted his successes in the office over the past four years including the expansion of in...
2019-05-22 02:45

Southern Conference hires Ohio AD Jim Schaus as commissioner SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — The Southern Conference has selected Ohio athletic director Jim Schaus as its new commissioner. Schaus, who has been Ohio’s athletic director for the last 11 years, begins his new job July 1. He replaces John Iamarino, ...
2019-06-04 20:15

The Commissioner of Tennis - 'Serena's not a diva, she's the victim of a screw-up by the organisers' "John McEnroe discusses the Serena Williams and Dominic Thiem press-conference spat at the 2019 French Open in his latest episode of The Commissioner of Tennis... and he has some very strong opinions about the story has been mis-reported and the \u00...
2019-06-04 10:15

MLB commissioner: Don't expect protective nets to change in season MLB commissioner Rob Manfred said he does not expect teams to make changes to the protective netting around ballparks during the season.        ...
2019-06-05 20:15

Deputy CBP commissioner says 'targeted changes' needed to address border crisis The crisis along the U.S.-Mexico border is finally being accepted as such but Congress must allow for specific policy changes that will alleviate the turmoil, according to a Customs and Border Protection official....
2019-07-13 00:30

Former FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb joins Pfizer's board of directors Scott Gottlieb, who stepped down as Food and Drug Administration Commissioner in April, will join Pfizer's board of directors, the company announced Thursday....
2019-06-27 23:30

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2019-05-29 13:00

Minnesota Vikings COO Kevin Warren replacing Jim Delany as Big Ten commissioner Kevin Warren, the chief operating officer of the Minnesota Vikings, will become the Big Ten's new commissioner to replace Jim Delany.        ...
2019-06-04 20:00

State Education Commissioner MaryEllen Elia suddenly resigns State Education Commissioner MaryEllen Elia surprised school officials on Monday by announcing that she’s stepping down after four years at the helm. Elia said she plans to join a national education-advocacy firm, but declined to provide further deta...
2019-07-16 06:15

Long Island police commissioner is fighting crime — and cancer She took a job fighting crime — but this top cop is also going after breast cancer. Suffolk County Police Commissioner Geraldine Hart announced late last week the department would be working with Stony Brook Medicine to make it easier for Long Island...
2019-06-17 04:30

Democratic commissioner questions FCC review of Sprint T-Mobile merger The senior Democrat on the Federal Communications Commission on Wednesday criticized the FCC's review of the proposed $26.5 billion tie-up of Sprint Corp and T-Mobile US Inc, saying Republican commissioners moved toward approving the merger without a...
2019-06-13 00:00

Overwatch League commissioner leaves to head competitive 'Fortnite' If it wasn't already apparent that Epic Games is serious about competitive Fortnite, it is now. The company has confirmed that it hired Overwatch League commissioner Nate Nanzer (shown at middle) to oversee Fortnite esports at Epic. The chief ...
2019-05-26 02:30

Historic nature of his hiring not lost on new Big Ten commissioner Kevin Warren Kevin Warren is now one of the powerful people in college sports as the new Big Ten commissioner and his status of being African American is historic.        ...
2019-06-05 07:30

NYPD commissioner apologizes for 1969 police raid at Stonewall Inn NYPD Commissioner James O’Neill on Thursday apologized to the LGBTQ community for the 1969 police raid at Greenwich Village’s Stonewall Inn that sparked riots and served as a catalyst for the modern gay rights movement. “I’m certainly not going to st...
2019-06-06 20:30

New York police commissioner apologizes for Stonewall raid in 1969 The New York Police Department on Thursday apologized for the first time for the raid on the Stonewall Inn gay bar 50 years ago and anti-gay laws of the time that gave rise to the modern LGBT rights movement, describing them as discriminatory and opp...
2019-06-07 00:45

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver says league needs 'enforceable' free agency rules NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said he believes the league has "work to do" when it comes to free agency and making sure the league finds more "enforceable" rules to prevent tampering....
2019-07-10 19:30

MLB London Series: Commissioner Rob Manfred wants to play games in other European cities Major League Baseball invaded London this week and has already scheduled a return for next year. Where else in Europe could host games?       ...
2019-06-30 00:30

NYPD names Bronx high school student ‘Police Commissioner for a Day’ She went from high school student — to police commissioner. At least for a day. Beyonce Dennis, an 18-year-old senior at Bronx Studio School for Writers and Artists, was chosen for the honorary role Wednesday from more than 100 students, all of...
2019-06-13 02:15

MLB commissioner Rob Manfred insists league isn't juicing the balls – so where do we go from here? While commissioner Rob Manfred denies any intentional manipulation of the baseballs, he says the league is considering changes to the ball's specifications.       ...
2019-07-10 00:30

Dallas Cowboys' Ezekiel Elliott, commissioner to meet over Vegas incident Dallas Cowboys star running back Ezekiel Elliott will meet with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell on Tuesday in New York about an incident in Las Vegas....
2019-07-01 23:45

Acting CBP commissioner says ICE raids 'overhyped and over-politicized': Criminal aliens are top priority Acting Customs & Border Protection Commissioner Mark Morgan said he believes the ICE raids which started over the weekend in a number of U.S. cities have been "overhyped" and "over-politicized."...
2019-07-15 20:45

Yankees vs. Red Sox: Vegas bullish on Yankees beating out Boston Do sharps believe that the New York Yankees can drive a dagger into the Boston Red Sox’s hopes to win the American League East this weekend? Frankly, betting markets were bullish on the Bronx Bombers and bearish on Beantown before the series began. G...
2019-05-31 22:45

Incumbent Ryan Quarles wins Republican nomination for Kentucky agriculture commissioner LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Incumbent Ryan Quarles wins Republican nomination for Kentucky agriculture commissioner. The post Incumbent Ryan Quarles wins Republican nomination for Kentucky agriculture commissioner appeared first on LEX18.com....
2019-05-22 01:15

Scott County farmer Robert Conway has won the Democratic nomination for agriculture commissioner LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Scott County farmer Robert Conway has won the Democratic nomination for agriculture commissioner. The post Scott County farmer Robert Conway has won the Democratic nomination for agriculture commissioner appeared first on LEX18...
2019-05-22 02:45

Former New York City police commissioner wants Antifa classified as a domestic terror group A former New York City police commissioner said Wednesday that he wants to see Antifa categorized as a domestic terror organization after its members brutally beat a conservative journalist covering a protest in Portland, Oregon last week. ...
2019-07-05 15:45

Opinion: NBA Commissioner Adam Silver blew it with soft penalty for Warriors' minority owner The popular commissioner didn't come down hard enough on Mark Stevens, failing to protect the NBA's image and the players who are vulnerable.        ...
2019-06-07 05:00

Commissioner Roger Goodell: NFL remains in holding pattern on Robert Kraft, Tyreek Hill cases Commissioner says once again league waiting for legal proceedings to play out as it pertains to Patriots owner Robert Kraft and Chiefs star Tyreek Hill.        ...
2019-05-22 22:15

Life of a Henchman: Sore Winner Brian Kemp Sics Georgia Ethics Commissioner on Stacey Abrams Do you know what a henchman is? They’re faceless, nameless, losers who do the dirty work for the villain in movies or TV shows. Henchmen are easy to recognize; just look for the endless stream of guys in ridiculous matching outfits getting knocked do...
2019-07-15 17:30

Border Patrol commissioner demands Congress pass emergency funding amid surge in migrant children As members of Congress continue a war of words about the surge in illegal immigration, a dilemma over what to do specifically with young, unaccompanied migrants is starting to take center stage....
2019-06-22 01:00

| 'I owe it all to Niki', says Hamilton of F1 success Lewis Hamilton said he owed his status as a five-time world champion to Niki Lauda after dedicating his 85th pole position to him at the Monaco Grand Prix....
2019-05-26 12:45

If You Want to Be an Overnight Success, Fail a Lot First James Holzhauer’s rise to fame has captivated Jeopardy! fans during the past two months. But perhaps even more captivating is the way a 27-year-old librarian seemingly came out of nowhere to defeat him. New champion Emma Boettcher can be a lesson to...
2019-06-06 22:45

Why some pitchers’ success is not what it appears to be Deep into a baseball season, there’s a temptation to place handicapping weight on the “betting” performance of starting pitchers. Those who have cashed a lot of tickets will strike squares as smart choices. Those who have lost their backers a fortune...
2019-07-15 19:45

Ian Hutchinson promises he has more Isle of Man TT success in him Two years on from seriously breaking his left leg, 16-time Isle of Man TT winner Ian Hutchinson says "there's still more left in me" ahead of the 2019 event...
2019-05-25 18:45

What bettors should know about Rays’ surprising success An ounce of run prevention is worth a ton of wins. Though their players don’t make a lot of “Benjamins” by MLB standards, that has been the key to another amazing season for the underpaid and unappreciated Rays, in town for a huge three-game series a...
2019-06-17 18:00

LG should learn a thing or two from OnePlus' success In the past 5 years, we've witnessed a pretty impressive success story. A company named OnePlus rose amidst the frenzy of a saturated smartphone market and said: "Hey... we are here to kill your flagships." Its mission was simple: offer a great phone...
2019-06-14 17:45

Aston Martin: from Goodwood success to the DBS Superleggera Few cars, if any, match the DBS Superleggera’s ‘go-anywhere’ potential Aston Martin has long since earned its place in the West Sussex circuit’s racing history. We reminisce in its five-star Ferrari baiter If you want to get well and truly lost, t...
2019-06-22 12:45

Justin Edinburgh will be missed for his spirit as much as his success The 49-year-old led Leyton Orient to title-winning glory in part by restoring a sense of pride at the club. His death is a personal and collective tragedyFans and players at Leyton Orient and beyond are in mourning following the sudden death of their...
2019-06-09 20:30

These 6 Google tools are essential for the success of most websites While some services and software that aim to increase website traffic cost money, there are a good number of really useful ones that are mostly free. Undoubtedly the best of these have been created by Google with the intention of indirectly supp...
2019-06-12 16:15

Were Afghan peace talks in Qatar a success? Representatives of the Afghan government and the Taliban reached an agreement on a roadmap to end nearly 18 years of war. But much more difficult work lies ahead to achieve permanent peace, experts say....
2019-07-09 22:15

'The heart is here': why the Warriors' success is more bitter than sweet Although the team’s move to San Francisco is only across the Bay, longtime Warriors fans based in Oakland are feeling left behindAs fans streamed into the Oracle Arena in Oakland for the third game of the NBA Finals, the excitement for the Golden Sta...
2019-06-07 12:15

Durant declares Achilles surgery a success Kevin Durant underwent surgery on Wednesday for a ruptured Achilles tendon, the Golden State Warriors player announced, as head coach Steve Kerr defended the decision to play the four-times NBA leading scorer in game five of the NBA Finals....
2019-06-13 02:45

Beyond the Confetti: The Dark Side of Startup Success The swashbuckling creativity that drives many entrepreneurs can come with inner demons, including depression, substance abuse and other mental-health struggles....
2019-07-12 13:30

'Keep your cool': Danielle Goldstein on the secrets of her success As one of the leading riders in the season's Longines Global Champions Tour (GCT) and Global Champions League (GCL), Danielle Goldstein knows what it takes to win....
2019-06-05 15:15

New Zealand's first gun buyback event a success, police say Police on Saturday labeled New Zealand's first firearms buy-back event a success, after 169 individuals handed in 224 prohibited firearms in the city of Christchurch....
2019-07-13 13:30

Improving the feedback loop is critical for IT success One of IT’s biggest challenges across the enterprise today is getting feedback from employees that is useful and demonstrates how technology deployments are actually going. Most IT departments send out generic “how are we doing?&#x...
2019-06-13 16:45

Trump praises U.S. on World Cup success after row with captain U.S. President Donald Trump praised the women's national soccer team in the wake of their World Cup triumph on Sunday and said he would look into inviting them to the White House, just days after a spat with the captain....
2019-07-08 01:15

Madagascar provide Afcon with its most unlikely success story The team from the world’s fourth largest island has reached the knockout stages of the Africa Cup of NationsShortly before the African Cup of Nations began the magazine France Football gathered together a handful of coaches taking a team to this tour...
2019-07-07 01:00

Remember the ‘10,000 Hours’ Rule for Success? Forget About It “Range,” by David Epstein, argues that the unpredictable demands of contemporary life increasingly give the advantage to generalists, not specialists....
2019-05-28 15:45

Philadelphia police union calls commissioner ‘irresponsible’ amid investigation into alleged racist, anti-Muslim social media posts The head of Philadelphia's police union has accused the city’s police commissioner of being “premature and irresponsible” with comments about expecting officers to be fired over alleged racist and anti-Muslim social media posts....
2019-06-21 03:45

With Kawhi Leonard, the Raptors Find Success That Endures The Raptors have been abandoned by their biggest stars, and they traded the one who wanted to stay. But Leonard has kept a successful run going longer than anyone before....
2019-05-26 22:30

‘It’s brutal’ – Wiggins on Team Sky’s constant pursuit of success "Team Sky’s pursuit of brilliance was brutal, says Bradley Wiggins, but it was crucial to their success. Subscribe to The Bradley Wiggins Show podcast!"...
2019-05-27 16:00

Dragon Quest Builders 2 review: Building on success Dragon Quest Builders 2 is a bigger and mostly better version of the original. [credit: Andrew Cunningham ] The three-decade-old Dragon Ques...
2019-07-11 18:45

Bill Gates on the 3 crucial things his parents did to set him up for success Darren McCollester, Getty In interviews over the years, Bill Gates has revealed three aspects of his childhood that helped shape him into who he is today, including the slightly unconventional way he was raised by his parents, Mary and William Gates...
2019-05-24 01:30

HBO show success drives Chernobyl tourism boom The success of a U.S. television miniseries examining the world's worst nuclear accident at Chernobyl has driven up the number of tourists wanting to see the plant and the ghostly abandoned town that neighbors it for themselves....
2019-06-04 15:30

Trump misses the real NATO success story By almost every measure, the 70-year-old North Atlantic Treaty Organization has grown significantly stronger in the two years President Trump has been in office....
2019-06-14 06:00

Donald Trump's ideas for success on energy are so last century President Donald Trump's effort to expand offshore oil and gas exploration has stalled, and may be dead in the water. There are better ways to achieve "energy dominance."...
2019-05-22 08:45

Success Spoiled Golden State Warriors Fans A year ago, Steph Curry told SLAM how grateful he was that Oakland had embraced him “as one of their own.” He’s done his part, there: tons of local charity work, putting Oakland on a shoe and then giving 30 of them away. All of which is to say that h...
2019-06-11 06:00

Virgin Orbit's first rocket drop test was a success Virgin Orbit's first rocket drop test has gone off without a hitch. The company's Boeing 747 launch aircraft (Cosmic Girl) successfully dropped a dummy LauncherOne rocket from its wing above the Mojave Desert, bringing it one step closer to...
2019-07-11 03:45

Investment the key for future Dutch success, says World Cup coach The future of the Netherlands women's football team looks bright after the fast-improving 'Oranje' added a World Cup runners-up spot to their European title, according to their coach - as long as investment continues in the game....
2019-07-07 22:15

Success: NASA tests orion abort system (WESH) NASA successfully tested a critical safety element of its Orion spacecraft Tuesday. The launch was a test of the abort system that will ensure that astronauts can safely get away from the capsule if there’s an emergency after liftoff. Th...
2019-07-03 11:00

Great British Women: Judy Murray on her success Peugeot ambassador and tennis coach addresses rising stars at Autocar event Judy Murray has spoken on the challenges women face to reach the top of their chosen field at Autocar’s Great British Women in the Car Industry event. Murray, a Peugeot UK ...
2019-06-20 05:45

UK's 'Mr. Brexit' Nigel Farage eyes EU election success With Brexit postponed, the UK is holding European Parliament elections. Supporters of Nigel Farage's new party are hoping for a strong showing. DW's Birgit Maass reports from Wales on an unusual campaign season....
2019-05-21 15:15

New study deciphers the success of alien bird species Thanks to a new study, researchers are beginning to understand what makes alien species and why some places are more susceptible to invaders than others....
2019-06-20 16:15

Coney Island is a shining symbol of NYC’s incredible success Coney Island’s fun zone, which jumps into high gear Memorial Day weekend, marks a victory of civic order over urban chaos — a milestone as precious to the city as was the rebirth of “Slime Square.” The boardwalk and environs miraculously morphed from...
2019-05-26 01:15

| Gauff counts on talent, not fate or destiny, for success Teen sensation Coco Gauff does not believe either fate or destiny will play a role if she is to go on and win Wimbledon and it will be solely down to her own talent....
2019-07-06 14:15

Johnny Manziel to the XFL? Commissioner Oliver Luck says 'that remains to be seen' The XFL is holding workouts, but Johnny Manziel, who has bounced from the NFL to CFL to AAF, was not invited to workouts in Dallas or Houston.       ...
2019-06-16 20:45

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver: Punishment for Warriors part-owner Mark Stevens 'appropriate' Adam Silver cited how forthcoming and apologetic Mark Stevens was in deciding against a lifetime ban for the Warriors minority owner.        ...
2019-06-07 07:45

Dutch World Cup success comes at a cost as media scrutiny intensifies Success has come at a cost for the Netherlands at the women's World Cup as increased media scrutiny has turned up the pressure on Sarina Wiegman's side after they booked their spot in the knockouts with three straight wins....
2019-06-21 19:15

Inner Circle: How a hi-tech truck drives PGA Tour golfer to success Harris English gives USA TODAY Sports and Golfweek a behind-the-scenes look at the hi-tech tractor trailer that helps give him an edge while on tour.        ...
2019-07-10 20:30

Success with Scotland as important as club glory, says Andy Robertson • Defender seeks to round off ‘incredible week’ with victories• Captain praises positivity under new manager Steve ClarkeIt is to Andy Robertson’s credit that he firmly rejects any suggestion of Champions League glory with Liverpool diminishing his a...
2019-06-08 00:15

Nate Lashley is golf’s tragic and stunning success story Nate Lashley was the last player to get into the Rocket Mortgage Classic last week. He’s ranked 353rd in the world, had never won a PGA Tour event and had just one top-10 finish in 32 tries. He suffered a knee injury in 2018 that ended his seas...
2019-07-02 01:30

Hachimura hopes his success helps growth of Japan basketball Rui Hachimura used to adore a manga and anime series called "Slam Dunk," which followed a high school basketball team's trials and tribulations and helped bring the sport into the Japanese consciousness....
2019-06-20 23:45

Why Dan Levy Is Thanking Ellen DeGeneres for the Success of Schitt's Creek Without Ellen DeGeneres, there wouldn't be Schitt's Creek, according to series co-creator and star Dan Levy. The Pop series stars Levy, his father Eugene Levy, Catherine......
2019-06-06 15:45

No more clerk with a rubber stamp: Service NSW touts its people as key to its success Picks up AU$50 million in additional 2019-20 Budget funding to keep progressing work on the business model the federal government has itself adopted....
2019-06-18 06:15

Guns and lies in America: decoding an unlikely gun violence success story Why the Guardian US is launching a major project on the dramatic drop in gun homicides in the Bay AreaThis year-long project investigates what works to reduce the daily toll of gun violence in America, exploring how California’s Bay Area has defied e...
2019-06-04 16:15

Morocco boasts success in reducing migrant flows to Europe Morocco's foreign affairs minister says that the downward trend of migrant departures to Europe continued in May, when the number of crossings dropped 40% compared to the same month last year....
2019-06-04 02:15

How Aaron Judge has remained ‘huge part’ of Yankees’ success At the end of this homestand, Aaron Judge will once again head on the road with the Yankees — just as he has done for every trip the team has made since he suffered a strained oblique on April 20. That started just a day after Judge received the diag...
2019-06-01 10:15

How James Holzhauer's gambler instincts factor into his Jeopardy! success Current Jeopardy! champion James Holzhauer is breaking the game and it is so much fun to watch. Over the last month-and-a-half he’s shattered the record for most money won in a single game and is on track to beat Ken Jennings’ long-held records for m...
2019-05-21 23:30

Business success in the digital economy: re-define “work” and look beyond the office Outdated working practices can be costly for UK organisations. Cities across the UK suffer from chaotic traffic and delayed public transportation every day – wasting valuable time for commuters, impacting their productivity and affecting ...
2019-06-17 11:45

Russia’s whale release plan called success despite criticism Russian officials say a plan to put nearly 100 illegally captured whales back in open water has been successful so far, but environmentalists claim it was poorly planned...
2019-07-05 02:30

Russian Doll star thanks Netflix algorithm for the show's success Even if you spend a lot of time on Netflix, you may not have got around to watching the Netflix-produced Russian Doll yet: a time-bending drama set in modern Brooklyn which landed on the streaming service earlier this year.In fact, unless Netflix&apo...
2019-06-12 18:15

Mexico women's cricket team takes shot at success You'd be hard-pressed to trace cricket's history south of the border, but a group of Mexican women in the country's capital have patched together a revival in the hopes of writing the next chapter....
2019-05-24 10:30

| WATCH: Senegal 'Salt Queen' tastes success in a man's world Diouf, 35, began her venture a decade ago, investing her savings to buy her own salt flats in Fatick, one of the West African nation's biggest salt mining regions....
2019-05-24 17:30

In Paris, Tommy Paul of US will seek Slam success like pals When Tommy Paul heads to Paris for his first main-draw appearance at the French Open, he'll be hoping to turn in the kind of performance his pals and countrymen Frances Tiafoe, Taylor Fritz and Reilly Opelka produced at the Australian Open ...
2019-05-21 15:00

How Solskjær is shaking up Manchester United’s staff in push for success The summer has been dominated by the Pogba saga but quietly the manager has reordered the first-team and under-23 set-upsAs Ole Gunnar Solskjær grapples with the formidable challenge of overhauling his Manchester United squad, the manager is being gr...
2019-07-14 17:15

A meteoric rise? Dutch World Cup success was decades in the making As a child growing up in Amsterdam, Vera Pauw would run up and down the sidelines of a football pitch following the ball, pretending to be playing on the same team as her two brothers whose games she would always watch. With no girls team around to j...
2019-07-06 19:15

Freezing embryos doesn't boost IVF success rate despite common use People are often advised to freeze embryos and delay implantation so the uterus can recover from drugs taken during egg removal, but there may be few benefits...
2019-06-27 18:45

Opinion: The games were ridiculous, but MLB's London Series was a huge success The Yankees and Red Sox combined for 50 runs in the two-game set at London Stadium, the first MLB games ever played in Europe.       ...
2019-07-01 03:45

'Dauntless' success leads to hours-long wait times across platforms The launch of Phoenix Labs' co-op hunting RPG Dauntless was such a huge success, the developer has announced that the game attracted 4 million players in just a couple of days. In fact, the game drummed up so much interest that Phoenix Labs had ...
2019-05-26 02:30

Yankees report card: First-half success easing injury sting They have the best record in the American League at 57-31 despite not having Luis Severino and Dellin Betances at all and missing Giancarlo Stanton for essentially the entire first half. All-Star DJ LeMahieu is a bona fide MVP candidate and Gio Urshe...
2019-07-11 01:30

Sovereign wins Irish Derby in another shock success for Padraig Beggy • Six-length victory at the Curragh for 33-1 shot Sovereign• Beggy won 2017 Epsom derby at 40-1 on Wings of EaglesPadraig Beggy does not win many Derbys for his backers, but when he does, it is worth the wait. The jockey who caused one of the biggest...
2019-06-29 21:45

How Salesforce builds loyalty by investing in the success of its developers, admins, and customers At Salesforce TrailheaDX 2019, Sarah Franklin spoke with TechRepublic about what makes the company's relationship with developers, admins, and customers....
2019-06-18 15:45

In "Death Moves Pretty Fast,” the past is the secret of iZombie's success While it doesn’t quite reach the dance-centric highs of “Five, Six, Seven, Ate,” “Death Moves Pretty Fast” is easily the best (and most cogent) episode of iZombie’s final season so far. There are still imperfections and bits of confusion, but the low...
2019-05-31 19:30

Success for Callum Smith and Katie Taylor on Joshua vs Ruiz undercard Those in attendance at ‘The Mecca of Boxing’ get their money’s worth with the Joshua vs Ruiz undercard The post Success for Callum Smith and Katie Taylor on Joshua vs Ruiz undercard appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-06-06 16:00

Andy Cohen Reveals the Secret to Watch What Happens Live's 10-Year Success Somehow, someway, Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen is 10 years old. And E! News was there to celebrate with Andy Cohen. "It feels great to be doing the show for 10 years.......
2019-06-28 07:30

Teleportation: Will Quantum Physics Make Star Trek Tech a Success? Most of us have seen the science fiction series Star Trek and are familiar with their concept of teleportation, in which characters are ‘beamed’ off the ship to another spacecraft or to the surface of a planet. While Star Trek is just a TV show, some...
2019-06-15 13:00

Austria's Sebastian Kurz faces no-confidence vote, right after EU poll success The government of Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz is to face a vote of no confidence amid a scandal surrounding his far-right coalition partners. The main opposition party has urged its members to support the motion....
2019-05-27 14:45

Liverpool transfer strategy a success because Reds continue to find value at the top end of the market In the early stages of Fenway Sports Group's tenure at Liverpool, much was made of the 'moneyball' principles said to have underpinned their success with Boston Red Sox....
2019-07-09 09:30

From nude calendars to title contenders: The Matildas' long road to success Sometimes, the only way to get noticed is to be controversial, to be out of the ordinary. Stir it up, cause a fuss, rip up the rule book and watch the masses react....
2019-06-03 13:30

Face It: Things Can’t Be Going Well For You If You’re Turning To This List Of People Who Found Success Later In Life For Comfort Don’t lie to yourself: The fact that you sought out this list of people who didn’t find success until their 40s or 50s is a pretty clear sign that things aren’t going too well for you. Go ahead and read it, but just keep that in mind....
2019-06-19 19:15

Khloé Kardashian Celebrates Success of Lamar Odom's Book: "Congratulations Lammy" Khloe Kardashian could not be prouder of her ex-husband Lamar Odom over the success of his new book. The former NBA star's memoir, Darkness to Light, recently reached No. 6 on the New......
2019-06-15 21:30

UK bans ads promoting 'harmful gender stereotypes,' tying physique to romantic success The Committees of Advertising Practice (CAP)-- the United Kingdom's advertising regulatory agency -- enacted a rule Friday prohibiting ads from employing gender stereotypes that were "harmful" or implied only one gender engaged in particular activiti...
2019-06-15 01:30

Entire Bronx Success Academy class aces statewide math exam An entire Bronx charter-school class in the nation’s poorest congressional district not only passed the Algebra I Regents exam — but aced it, officials told The Post. A total of 53 eighth-graders at Success Academy Bronx 2 in Concourse Village — wher...
2019-07-02 07:30

The Breakthrough: Harlem’s Fashion Row Mentors Designers to Success—and a Lion King Collaboration Ahead of the July Fourth weekend and the multimedia marathon that was Essence Fest 2019, where we connected with groundbreaking fashion luminaries like Dapper Dan in New Orleans, New York-based incubator Harlem’s Fashion Row (HFR) was doing what it d...
2019-07-16 21:30

GTA 6 Release Date Update: Next Grand Theft Auto could be delayed by GTA Online success Rockstar's dedication to one of its previous projects could spell bad news for players wanting to get their hands on the latest GTA sooner, rather than later. Here's what you need to know....
2019-06-18 08:30

Our current technology success metrics are broken: a call for healthier design habits Leading UX thinkers publish a manifesto of sorts, urging less clutter and a more minimalist approach to technology. 'Discussions around our unhealthy relationship with technology are becoming mainstream.'...
2019-06-08 23:30

Golden State’s Kevin Durant Announces Achilles’ Rupture and Surgery ‘Success’ The superstar Warriors forward injured his right Achilles’ tendon during Game 5 of the N.B.A. finals against the Raptors after missing nine games with a strained calf....
2019-06-13 01:30

Toronto Raptors' success gives Canadian sports fans a rare feeling: hope The team are one victory away from their first-ever NBA title. And many in Toronto see basketball as representative of a diverse, global cityWhen Fitriya Hussein was given free tickets to a Toronto Raptors basketball game years ago in middle school, ...
2019-06-09 20:30

Nintendo’s Doug Bowser Talks Switch Success, Video Game Industry ‘Crunch’ and More Amid the news-packed chaos that is the Electronic Entertainment Expo — or E3 for short — TIME caught up with Doug Bowser, the president and COO of Nintendo of America. (Yes, that’s his real name.) Our conversation followed a busy da...
2019-06-12 21:15

The Kyler Effect: Heisman winner’s success inspires athletes to play two sports in college Instead of specializing, several high school stars plan to remain two-sport athletes into college, following the path of baseball prospect turned No. 1 NFL draft pick Kyler Murray....
2019-07-10 21:15

For a Fast-Rising Chilean Player, French Open Success Has Been a Long Time Coming Just over a year ago, Cristian Garín, 22, was ranked outside the top 200. He is now 37th and has won 20 matches on clay courts, the second most on tour....
2019-05-28 23:45

Qatari official announces success of intra-Afghan peace talks: foreign ministry A Qatari official has announced the "success" of Afghan peace talks held this week in Doha, the Qatari foreign ministry said in a statement dated Monday and published on Tuesday....
2019-07-09 08:45

UN chief praises impact of Palestine refugee agency as ‘our common success’, at key pledging conference The work of the UN body responsible for assisting Palestine refugees, UNRWA, which has allowed millions of children to receive an education that promotes UN values of human rights and tolerance, as well as democracy and conflict resolution, should be...
2019-06-27 19:45

The 10,000-hour rule for sporting success is largely a myth, so let kids dabble | Sean Ingle A new book blows out of the water the theory that the key to sport success is relentless practice and focus from an early ageThis column comes from the sleepy Austrian town of Götzis, where Katarina Johnson-Thompson has obliterated a world-class hept...
2019-05-27 12:45

Secret to his success? Pelicans' David Griffin struck quickly with Anthony Davis trade Two months into job as executive VP for the Pelicans, David Griffin's Anthony Davis trade has set up the team for the present and the future.       ...
2019-06-17 00:00

| Japan mass stabbing | Brexit party success: WATCH the top World news videos for today Police on guard after mass stabbing in Japan | EU Elections final result: Brexit Party win 29 seats in record haul; here are the top World news videos for today. WATCH....
2019-05-28 13:45

Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson lifts lid on team meeting that inspired Champions League success Jordan Henderson has explained how a midweek team meeting helped lay the foundations for Liverpool's victory over Tottenham in the Champions League final on Saturday....
2019-06-03 02:15

Debate fact check: Sen. Klobuchar overstates Trump's lack of success lowering drug prices Sen. Amy Klobuchar claimed in Wednesday's debate that the prices of 2,500 drugs have gone up in double-digits since Trump took office. That number is far lower, according RX Savings Solutions....
2019-06-27 19:30

Jurgen Klopp vows more Liverpool success as faith in James Milner and Jordan Henderson vindicated Manager Jurgen Klopp believes winning his first trophy with Liverpool is only the beginning and the squad he has assembled has its best years still to come....
2019-06-02 11:45

Duchess of Cambridge's Back to Nature Garden transfers to Hampton Court after Chelsea Flower Show success The Duchess of Cambridge's Back to Nature Garden, which proved a huge success at this year's Chelsea Flower Show, has transferred to the Hampton Court Palace Garden Festival....
2019-07-01 21:45

London Fire Brigade's first female Commissioner Dany Cotton announces retirement citing 'disaster' of Grenfell fire London's first female fire commissioner Dany Cotton will retire next year, citing the utter devastation of Grenfell Tower fire which she said "will never leave me"....
2019-06-20 12:15

‘What Good Is Success If I Can’t Cause Good?’ Singer-Songwriter Jason Mraz Talks to TIME He’s right in the middle of a set, but Jason Mraz isn’t too busy to pause for meditation. “Let’s all take a breath together,” he tells a packed house in Hong Kong, where he’s performing for two nights as part of hi...
2019-05-24 12:30

CITIC Bank Private Bank: Success = Technology + Human Touch CITIC Private Bank is leading Chinese private wealth managers in the adaptation of technology, but it is not forgetting the most important element of customer service and the notion that each App Must Have the Warmth of the Human Touch!...
2019-05-21 15:45

China hopes to ensure U.S.-China meeting a success: foreign ministry China's foreign ministry said on Friday it hopes the United States will meet China halfway and ensure their meeting is a success, when asked about talks between the Chinese and U.S. presidents on the sidelines of a G20 summit in Osaka, Japan....
2019-06-28 10:30

How 'gutting' England experience can put Declan Rice on path to international success Declan Rice was brought crashing back down to earth at intentional level, despite putting on his most encouraging display in three England caps as individual errors saw the Three Lions knocked out of the Nations League....
2019-06-07 17:15

McDonald's loses millions in free french fries due to Raptors' success McDonald's restaurants in Ontario, Canada have forked over more than two million free french fries as part of a giveaway tied to the Toronto Raptors.       ...
2019-06-08 00:30

'Leaves on the line' rail delays could be a thing of the past if Hi-tech trials are a success Commuters facing delays sparked by leaves on the line could be a thing of the past if new modernising trials aimed at improving Britain's railway infrastructure are a success....
2019-06-13 14:45

President Trump’s Visit to Japan Was a Success — for Japan President Trump’s visit to Japan was a success for that country, but foreign policy experts say it was more of a wash for the United States. Facing upcoming parliamentary elections and an ongoing threat from North Korea, Japanese Prime Minister...
2019-05-29 07:30

Unbeaten Warren Gatland '100% confident' of British and Irish Lions success in 2021 South Africa tour Warren Gatland says he is "100 per cent confident" he can lead the Lions to glory after being appointed head coach for the 2021 tour to South Africa....
2019-06-12 12:00

European elections 2019: Nigel Farage warns Brexit Party's success will send 'massive' message Nigel Farage has warned that the Brexit Party's success in the European elections will send a "massive" message to the government over the UK's status in the EU....
2019-05-27 04:30

Too Much Of The World Cup Is Just Soccer Failing To Get Out Of Its Own Way Ideally, this would be a story about the best saves of the group stage from the group stage of the 2019 World Cup. The field for this eighth run of the women’s tournament is deeper and more talented than ever, and there have already been a number of ...
2019-06-21 01:45

Megan Rapinoe: This moment is ‘so much more than soccer’ Megan Rapinoe with the U.S. women’s soccer team walks onto a float before the start of ticker tape parade along the Canyon of Heroes, Wednesday, July 10, 2019 in New York. The U.S. national team beat the Netherlands 2-0 to capture a record fourth Wom...
2019-07-10 18:30

If you enjoyed the World Cup, here’s how to keep up with women’s soccer in the U.S. If the World Cup marked the point where you got interested in women's soccer, here's how and where you can keep up with the National Women Soccer League (NWSL) and where you can find the World Cup stars near your city....
2019-07-11 13:45

Are U.S. women’s soccer players really earning less than men? The U.S. Women's National Team alleges they are paid less than the men and are provided with less support, despite their consistent outstanding performance. The full story isn't as straight-forward....
2019-07-08 11:15

Things are looking up for ‘Pro Evolution Soccer 2020’ After Konami lost the UEFA Champions League licensing rights to EA Sports in 2018, I was quick to count out the future of the Pro Evolution Soccer franchise. That's because, for me, having that European club competition was the only thing keepin...
2019-06-12 15:30

Soccer: Ebi set for fifth women’s World Cup appearance Defender Onome Ebi was named to play at her fifth women’s World Cup when she was included on Saturday in Nigeria’s squad for next month’s finals in France....
2019-05-25 19:30

Waiting For The Revolution At Soccer Analytics Bootcamp When the 2019 Champions League final between Liverpool and Tottenham kicked off, I wasn’t jammed into a sports bar downing beers with hundreds of other soccer-mad Americans, as I had originally planned to be. Instead, I was dead sober, watching the g...
2019-07-11 00:15

Andy Cohen Jokes He's Officially a "Soccer Mom" Andy Cohen will be celebrating Father's Day a little differently this year. The first-time dad welcomed his son, Benjamin, back in February and life has certainly changed for the......
2019-06-14 14:30

Soccer: Sun shining again for Mallorca after years of gloom Abdon Prats, unlike Mallorca's most famous resident and favorite son Rafael Nadal, could still stroll along one of the Balaeric island's crowded tourist beaches undisturbed....
2019-07-01 10:01

Former US women’s soccer stars to take part in new CTE study Using your noggin’ might not be a good thing if you’re a female soccer player, according to researchers. The Boston University School of Medicine is kick-starting a study on the potentially brain-damaging long-term effects of repeated hea...
2019-06-28 22:45

The U.S. women’s soccer team just won big. So did Nike. With the U.S. women’s national soccer team taking the 2019 Women’s World Cup, Nike is also winning, with jerseys selling out on its website.       ...
2019-07-08 21:15

US Women's Soccer team arrives in US after win The U.S. Women's national team has arrived home following their World Cup win against the Netherlands. (July 8)       ...
2019-07-09 02:45

Megan Rapinoe: USA soccer's 'only crime was explosion of joy' Soccer star Megan Rapinoe responded to criticism about the United States Women's National Team running up the score on Thailand at the World Cup by saying the team's only crime was an "explosion of joy."...
2019-06-12 21:30

Pogba, De Ligt agent goes to CAS to overturn ban from soccer LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The Court of Arbitration for Sport says soccer agent Mino Raiola, whose clients include Paul Pogba and Matthijs de Ligt, seeks an urgent verdict to overturn his three-month ban. CAS says it aims to give a ...
2019-06-12 22:15

After World Cup, USWNT could really score at home for soccer Once the equal pay issue is properly resolved, the USA men's and women's teams can grow and prosper by doing joint promotional efforts: Our view       ...
2019-07-09 01:30

Arizona soccer to play ten televised matches TUCSON – Arizona soccer fans will be able to catch the Cats on TV in most of their Pac-12 matches this year. UA will be playing nine of their 11 Pac-12 matches on the Pac-12 Networks. The Cats open the regular season at home on Thursday, Aug. 2...
2019-06-27 23:30

75 years later, a soccer match remembered in Normandy In the small village of Saint-Pierre-Eglise in July 1944, a group of American servicemen played soccer against a team of French amateurs after the Nazi occupation of France had ended. The match was commemorated as part of the 75th anniversary of D-Da...
2019-06-09 17:45

Soccer: Spain come from behind to beat South Africa Jennifer Hermoso netted two second-half penalties and substitute Lucia Garcia added a last-minute goal as Spain came from behind to beat South Africa 3-1 at the women’s World Cup on Saturday....
2019-06-09 02:01

Soccer: U.S. '99 World Cup win should have done more for women's game - Foudy The United States' World Cup triumph on home soil in 1999 was a watershed moment for the sport but midfielder Julie Foudy had hoped it would help the women's game grow at a much faster pace....
2019-05-22 19:15

Rose Lavelle has been U.S. soccer’s World Cup revelation The 24-year-old midfielder has earned attention in her first World Cup with quick footwork and a nutmeg for the highlight reel, but the national team has long known what it had in her....
2019-07-05 23:45

Konami's Soccer Series Has Had A Very Dumb Name Change Konami’s Pro Evolution Soccer (or just PES) is one of the longest-running and most successful sports games on the planet, so sure, change its name to eFootball PES, what harm could it do....
2019-06-13 05:30

Former Oceania exec gets soccer ban for financial misconduct ZURICH (AP) — FIFA has banned former Oceania Football Confederation general secretary Tai Nicholas from the game for eight years for financial misconduct. The adjudicatory chamber of the ethics committee imposed the punishment after finding Nicholas ...
2019-05-30 00:45

Baku F1 considering charters for 2020 after soccer problems Azerbaijan Grand Prix promoters are considering laying on charter flights for next year's Formula One race after soccer fans struggled to reach Baku for Wednesday's Europa League final between Chelsea and Arsenal....
2019-05-28 17:15

Sunday feast of U.S. soccer has a bitter aftertaste for some The Women's World Cup final sharing the day with the championships of the men's Gold Cup and Copa America calls to mind years of neglect of women's soccer by the sport’s governing bodies....
2019-07-07 22:45

The Latest: Macron: Soccer needs to move toward equal pay The United States will be vying for its fourth Women's World Cup title when it meets European champion the Netherlands on Sunday       ...
2019-07-07 17:15

Report: President Salty Over Soccer Fans The President of the United States went off on a Twitter rant about the media on Sunday evening. This isn’t news, because the President loves to yell into his computer box about things he saw on his TV box. What made this different, though, was that ...
2019-07-09 16:45

Adorable Soccer Lad Pulls Out Loose Tooth The Only Way He Knows How The time in a kid’s life where a tooth becomes loose at seemingly a biweekly rate can be quite intimidating, but it can also lead to some wonderful ingenuity. Case in point, we have this young Rangers supporter named Luke, who figured that instead of...
2019-05-26 20:30

Can American Soccer's Salvation Be Found In The Streets? Every Wednesday after the snow disappears, the message goes out: Who can play soccer this week? “Want” appears nowhere in the question; it’s assumed that everyone is desperate to get out and play. A poll in a private Facebook group gauges how many pe...
2019-06-12 03:15

The Sports Highlight Of The Day Is This Soccer Cow Winning A Game Of Keep Away If USWNT manager Jill Ellis is in need of an instructional video to teach her players the finer points of shielding the ball from the opposition when trying to waste time down by the corner flag, she need look no further than this video of an Indian ...
2019-07-03 08:15

New York soccer fans go wild for US World Cup win A flood of cheers washed over the Big Apple on Sunday as the US Women’s soccer team bested the Dutch 2-0 in the World Cup finals. Chants of “USA!” echoed up from the shadow of the World Trade Center — where some 200 fans watched with bated breath on ...
2019-07-07 19:45

Ex-Caribbean soccer official hit with $79 million judgment  A former Caribbean soccer official fighting extradition in the FIFA bribery scandal has been ordered to pay $79 million in damages from a related U.S. lawsuit....
2019-07-11 12:45

U.S. soccer trashes any talk of tanking vs. Sweden A loss to its longtime rival in the group stage finale would delay a potential matchup with powerful France. But Abby Dalhkemper said, “It’s in our team’s DNA to want to win.”...
2019-06-20 10:30

Soccer: Absent Hegerberg would have lit up the World Cup, says Rapinoe U.S. captain Megan Rapinoe knows all about taking a stance for social equality and justice, and can understand why Norway's Ada Hegerberg has turned her back on the women's World Cup....
2019-06-06 04:30

Sex, drugs and soccer: The life and times of Maradona An unacknowledged son, photo ops with the mafia and humongous cocaine binges: it's incredible that Diego Maradona found time to become the greatest footballer of his generation....
2019-06-20 00:30

Kid exposes himself to taunt female soccer referee A female referee suffered sexist abuse as a 14-year-old player exposed himself to her during a match. Giulia Nicastro, who is dating Italian striker Stefano Moreo, was bombarded with abuse from supporters during a youth match in Mestre, Italy. Accord...
2019-05-27 20:00

Soccer: Sporting K.C. host second-place Sounders Sporting Kansas City host the second-place Seattle Sounders on Sunday, looking to start the climb from 11th place, five points below the red line. Seattle simply looks to stay hot....
2019-05-25 22:30

Soccer: Sinclair to lead Canada in her fifth World Cup Christine Sinclair was named to her fifth women's World Cup team on Saturday and will lead Canada in France where she will have a chance to also claim the career all-time scoring record on the sport's biggest stage....
2019-05-25 19:30

Soccer Idiots Agree: The USWNT Is Cool, VAR Is Not It’s Independence Day, the day on which every American feels especially proud to be American, which also now means every taking it upon yourself, as an American, to make sure that every other American is behaving in a suitably proud way re: how Ameri...
2019-07-04 22:30

Soccer: U.S. players want more investment in women's game The 1999 U.S. women's team may defy comparison in the eyes of many soccer fans but, 20 years after their famous World Cup triumph, the challenges they faced are all too familiar with pay and conditions still at the top of the agenda....
2019-05-25 08:15

Bidders get chance to own Goals Soccer Centres The UK's second-largest five-a-side football venue owner‎ is being circled by potential bidders after its lender drafted in advisers to explore a review of its options....
2019-06-15 15:45

For U.S. Women’s Soccer Team, It’s Back to Work The Americans’ World Cup quarterfinal against France had been everyone’s focus for months. But now that the U.S. is into the semifinals, it has to beat England to get where it really wants to be....
2019-07-02 10:45

Why US women’s soccer team isn’t a lock to win World Cup The most women’s soccer talent in history will be on display over the next month at the World Cup in France. That is great news for the sport, but a different kind of challenge for a United States team looking to defend their 2015 World Cup champions...
2019-06-07 08:45

Man arrested in connection with death of soccer player Sala LONDON (AP) — English police investigating the death of Argentine soccer player Emiliano Sala say a man has been arrested on suspicion of manslaughter. A single-engine aircraft carrying Sala and pilot David Ibbotson crashed in the English Channel on ...
2019-06-19 23:15

Soccer-Man United complete signing of Palace's Wan-Bissaka Manchester United have signed defender Aaron Wan-Bissaka from Crystal Palace on an initial five-year contract, the Premier League club announced on Saturday....
2019-06-30 09:45

Soccer headgear may not reduce sport-related concussion (Reuters Health) - In season-long tests, soccer headgear didn't reduce the overall number or severity of concussions experienced by high school players, U.S. researchers say....
2019-07-04 20:45

U.S. Women's Soccer Faces Grudge Matchup With Sweden The U.S. doesn’t need to beat Sweden on Thursday, its last group-stage match of the World Cup, to advance. But the game is a grudge match against the team that knocked them out of the 2016 Olympics....
2019-06-20 17:15

US women's soccer rolling as World Cup knockout stage is set The U.S. women’s soccer team is riding a wave of momentum heading into the Women’s World Cup’s knockout stage, in which they will play Spain in a bid to again reach the final....
2019-06-21 20:30

Brazil transgender soccer team fights prejudice On a late May afternoon, the Bigtboys soccer team played its first match, a friendly game on a flood-lit neighborhood pitch bordered by chain-link fencing....
2019-06-13 18:45

U.S. Women's Soccer Players Sought Lawsuit Talks As the World Cup approached, U.S. women’s soccer players tried to meet with U.S. Soccer president Cordeiro to end their long pay fight with the federation....
2019-06-28 00:45

USA women’s soccer team returns to U.S. soil after World Cup Win TUCSON – Team USA’s soccer squad continued the celebration of a World Cup championship after landing on U.S. soil. Here’s more from Monday’s sportscast: ...
2019-07-09 08:30

U.S. soccer players keep World Cup separate from lawsuit, but they’re scoring in both The team has not yet met its goal of winning the tournament, but its dominant performance so far has given it major leverage in the court of public opinion....
2019-06-22 19:45

Women's World Cup soccer: USA to play Netherlands in final The Netherlands defeated Sweden 1-0 in extra time Wednesday, setting up a meeting with the United States Women's National Team in the Women's World Cup final Sunday....
2019-07-04 05:00

US World Cup champs: Soccer is now a ‘female-dominated’ sport The US women’s national soccer team started their victory tour in New York on Tuesday morning — proudly declaring that the world’s most popular sport is now “female-dominated.” The World Cup champs are celebrating in the Big Apple, ...
2019-07-09 20:15

World Cup shows how nations back women's soccer — or don't France is hosting 24 teams for the Women's World Cup. Though the athletes play professionally in 34 countries, some leagues are better represented than others. Where are conditions for women's football best — and why?...
2019-06-27 21:30

Platini: 'It hurts,' soccer star says of police questioning After a day of police questioning centering on his former role as a top decision-maker in soccer, Michel Platini was released from custody without charge in the early hours of Wednesday and said he found the experience painful given "everything I've ...
2019-06-19 12:30

Soccer-playing robots take the field in annual competition These soccer stars are very dependable — if not a little robotic — on the field. The 2019 RoboCup, the world’s largest annual robotics competition, kicked off Thursday in Australia with robot teams from 30 countries vying in events including soccer, ...
2019-07-04 20:30

FIFA and AFD to promote women's soccer in Africa: Infantino FIFA and the French Development Agency (AFD) have pledged ahead of the June 7-July 7 World Cup in France to promote women's soccer in Africa on a long-term basis, the governing body's president Gianni Infantino said on Tuesday....
2019-06-05 08:30

Soccer team’s celebratory stripper party got a little weird Seventh-division Spanish soccer celebrations are just as odd as you might think. After winning on Saturday to earn promotion to the sixth tier of Spanish soccer, Esportiu Llanca decided to celebrate with a stripper in the locker room. Judging by the ...
2019-05-31 00:15

Soccer: Australia's World Cup preparations soured by injuries Australia's preparations for the women's World Cup have been hit by a tournament-ending foot injury to central defender Laura Alleway and a hamstring strain to teenage striker Mary Fowler....
2019-06-07 12:15

Sex, drugs and soccer: The life and times of Diego Maradona An unacknowledged son, photo ops with the mafia and humongous cocaine binges: it's incredible that Diego Maradona found time to become the greatest footballer of his generation....
2019-06-12 16:00

US soccer app brings fans closer to the action, players The U.S. soccer organization has launched its first-ever mobile app to rally up fans from across the nation and bring greater visibility to this winning team....
2019-05-29 05:45

Women's World Cup Soccer Kicks Off With France Victory France began its bid to win the Women’s World Cup of soccer for the first time with a 4-0 shellacking of South Korea, while the defending champion U.S. will play its opening match on Tuesday....
2019-06-08 16:45

FC Tucson with big soccer promotion for families at Friday’s game TUCSON – The FC Tucson pro soccer team is back home at the Kino Sports Complex this Friday against Orlando City B. Families are excited about the big promotion.  If you buy tickets online at WWW.TICKETMASTER.COM/FCTUCSON , you can get a Sonoran...
2019-05-29 03:30

3 teen soccer players fatally struck by out-of-control SUV Three teenage soccer players on their way to a tournament in Miami were struck and killed by an out-of-control vehicle, according to police. The young athletes were waiting at a bus stop around 5:30 a.m. Saturday in North Miami when the driver of an ...
2019-05-27 16:00

German Soccer Star Is the Groom. Turkey’s President Is the Best Man. The Arsenal player Mesut Ozil whipped up a political storm and debate over racism in Germany over his meeting with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in May 2018....
2019-06-08 18:15

223 Polish soccer fans arrested after clashes in Skopje SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — North Macedonia police say 223 Polish soccer fans were arrested in the capital of Skopje late Friday for public disturbances ahead of a 2020 European Championship qualifier between Poland and North Macedonia. Police sai...
2019-06-08 18:15

J.J. Watt Is Engaged to Pro Soccer Player Kealia Ohai J.J. Watt is "the luckiest man in the world." After dating for over three years, the Texans football star got down on one knee to ask for Kealia Ohai's hand in marriage. And,......
2019-05-27 06:15

Soccer: U.S. women say lawsuit won't distract from title defense U.S. women's national soccer team players said their focus will be on the field when they start their World Cup title defense in Paris next week despite their high-profile lawsuit against their soccer federation....
2019-06-09 02:01

Lennart Johansson, Leader in European Soccer, Is Dead at 89 As president of the Union of European Football Associations, he oversaw the creation of the Champions League, soccer’s most lucrative and prestigious competition....
2019-06-06 23:15

4 shot during soccer practice at Northern California park Police say four people, including a soccer coach and an 11-year-old boy who had just finished soccer practice, were shot at a busy public park in the Northern California city of Santa Rosa....
2019-06-06 22:15

French soccer leader seeks to smooth Macron row One day after French President Emmanuel Macron upset UEFA's leader at a ceremonial dinner in Paris, France's most senior soccer official has tried to smooth relations        ...
2019-06-05 11:15

| WATCH: Infantino not aware of women getting less TV exposure in soccer FIFA President Gianni Infantino has vowed to look further into television exposure of the 2019 Women's World Cup. The competition in France starts on Friday....
2019-06-05 22:45

Soccer: No more hand-me-downs for Scotland's women, says Jones When Rhonda Jones won the first of her 117 caps, women's football was so neglected in Scotland that the national side were forced to wear cast-off uniforms from the men's team....
2019-06-04 15:15

Soccer: Nicholson strike gives Jamaica win over United States A goal from Shamar Nicholson early in the second half gave Jamaica a 1-0 win over the United States in a warm-up match for the Gold Cup on Wednesday....
2019-06-06 04:30

England soccer teams tie up $76 million sponsorship deal with BT The English Football Association (FA) signed a five-year deal with telecoms firm BT Tuesday to become the exclusive lead partner for all England soccer teams and its Wembley Stadium home....
2019-06-04 14:15

Soccer: Brazil's Neymar limps off injured in win over Qatar Brazil lost Neymar to an early ankle injury but were still too strong for Asian champions Qatar on Wednesday in a comfortable 2-0 friendly win in Brasilia....
2019-06-06 08:15

D’Angelo Russell and Joe Harris enjoying a soccer adventure D’Angelo Russell and Joe Harris have embarked on a unique European road trip, with a sports twist. The two Nets have been on a jaunt through Spain, an NBA All-Star and 3-point champion indulging their inner futbol fanboy. They put up shots in Real Ma...
2019-06-02 08:30

England soccer team embarrassed by fan disorder in Portugal LONDON (AP) — The English Football Association says fans of the country’s national soccer team have again become an “embarrassment” after a night of disorder at the UEFA Nations League tournament in Portugal. The FA condemned the su...
2019-06-06 13:45

Why the best female soccer player is skipping the Women's World Cup Ada Hegerberg is a Norwegian striker and the first ever female winner of the Ballon d'Or – but you won’t see her playing for her home country at the World Cup over the next month....
2019-06-06 18:30

US Soccer president Carlos Cordeiro booed over equal pay The head of US Soccer was interrupted by boos and chants of “Equal pay!” during a ceremony for the US women’s World Cup champions in Manhattan on Wednesday. Carlos Cordeiro, the president of the US Soccer Federation, was in the midd...
2019-07-11 01:30

England soccer association condemns troublemakers as an ‘embarrassment’ England's Football Association have labeled trouble-making fans at the Nations League in Portugal "an embarrassment" after they clashed with police on Wednesday night....
2019-06-06 22:00

Soccer: Hegerberg-less Norway canter past Nigeria Ada Hegerberg was not needed as Norway kicked off their women's World Cup Group A campaign with a comprehensive 3-0 victory over Nigeria on Saturday....
2019-06-09 02:01

Sister of Iranian Soccer Star Wants Women at His Matches For four decades, Iran has prohibited female fans from buying tickets and attending men’s matches. FIFA wants the ban lifted. So far, Iran has not budged....
2019-07-16 00:30

For Europe’s Soccer Chief, the Outrage Arrives in Waves A Champions League restructuring and a looming fight with Manchester City have UEFA’s Aleksander Ceferin sitting atop a soccer economy that feels as if it’s pulling itself apart....
2019-05-21 23:15

Soccer: Holders U.S. shrug off weight of World Cup expectations Few of the 24 women's World Cup teams arriving in France for next month's tournament will bear the weight of expectation quite like reigning champions the United States....
2019-05-25 08:15

Soccer: First-half goals give Venezuela 3-0 friendly win over U.S. Venezuela scored three goals without reply in a whirlwind first half to grab a convincing 3-0 win over the United States in a friendly in Cincinnati on Sunday....
2019-06-10 03:45

Bucks Owner Is in the Best Bind: His Soccer Team Also Has a Big Game It could be a crazy weekend for Wes Edens, who owns the N.B.A. Eastern Conference finalists and soccer’s Aston Villa, which will play for Premier League promotion on Monday....
2019-05-25 02:45

Soccer: Italy upset Australia with Bonansea double Barbara Bonansea scored twice to give Italy a surprise, last-gasp 2-1 victory against Australia in their opening Group C game at the women's World Cup on Sunday....
2019-06-09 21:30

Turkey accuses Iceland of disrespect to soccer team Turkey accused Icelandic officials on Monday of showing disrespect to its visiting soccer team, after players said they were kept waiting at passport control for three hours and had their bags searched....
2019-06-10 15:45

Wambach, Gulati elected to US Soccer Hall of Fame HARRISON, N.J. (AP) — Retired forward Abby Wambach and former U.S. Soccer Federation president Sunil Gulati have been chosen for the U.S. National Soccer Hall of Fame. The pair will be inducted Sept. 21 at the new hall building in Frisco, Texas. The ...
2019-05-26 22:45

Kinsey Wolanski, famous soccer streaker, isn’t done streaking The streaker who disrupted the Champions League final in Madrid says she has no regrets — and believes the prank will help her retire at 30. As stunned Liverpool and Tottenham stars looked on, Kinsey Wolanski, 22, sprinted across the pitch at the Wan...
2019-06-10 23:15

African soccer boss free after corruption questioning French authorities released the head of African soccer's ruling body, Ahmad Ahmad, after several hours' questioning as part of a corruption investigation, a source at the prosecutor's office said on Friday....
2019-06-07 16:01

Former Brazil midfielder Julio Baptista retires from soccer SAO PAULO (AP) — Former Brazil midfielder Julio Baptista is retiring from soccer. The 37-year-old Baptista, who won two Copa America titles and also played with Real Madrid and Arsenal, has been struggling with injuries. Writing on Twitter, Baptista ...
2019-05-23 17:15

Swamp soccer: footballers battle it out in mud for World Cup spot – video Dozens of footballers have taken part in the Russian Swamp football cup near Saint Petersburg to earn a place in the Swamp Soccer World Cup. The contest, which was officially started in 1998, was inspired by Finland's top cross-country skiers using n...
2019-06-27 21:00

Cameroonian girls defy prejudice to pursue soccer dreams When Gaelle Asheri first started playing soccer in the dirt streets near her home in Cameroon's capital, she was the only girl on the informal neighborhood teams which used stones for goal posts and kept score by chalking results on a wall....
2019-05-22 11:15

World Cup soccer: Activist Megan Rapinoe says she is 'extremely American' United States Women's National Team forward Megan Rapinoe said she is "extremely American" when asked to respond to critics who say her words or actions are anti-American....
2019-07-06 01:15

How Mexico's soccer team conquered the hearts (and wallets) of America Over the years, the popularity of Mexico's national team in the home of its CONCACAF archrival has come to form a part of the American sports fabric....
2019-06-27 23:45

Girls in Cameroon defy prejudice to pursue soccer dreams YAOUNDE – When Gaelle Asheri first started playing soccer in the dirt streets near her home in Cameroon’s capital, she was the only girl on the informal neighborhood teams which used stones for goal posts and kept score by chalking results on a...
2019-05-22 22:45

José Antonio Reyes, Spanish soccer icon, dead at 35 MADRID — José Antonio Reyes, the former Spain midfielder who won five Europa League titles and was part of Arsenal’s unbeaten “Invincibles” squad, was killed in a traffic accident at the age of 35. Sevilla and second-division club E...
2019-06-01 20:45

Jonathan Lewis added to US soccer training camp roster Colorado forward Jonathan Lewis has been added to the U.S. training camp roster ahead of the CONCACAF Gold Cup, leaving coach Gregg Berhalter to make eight cuts before submitting his final 23-man group on Wednesday night     ...
2019-06-02 20:30

U.S. soccer star Allie Long robbed of wedding ring, key to NYC United States Women's National Team soccer star Allie Long said her wedding ring, cash and her key to New York City were stolen from her hotel room during the team's victory celebrations....
2019-07-12 15:00

France's Women Are On A Mission To Establish Worldwide Soccer Dominance If the 100 percent non-existent aliens that purportedly flit about Earth’s skies were in fact real, and if they somehow mustered enough gumption in their lily liver-equivalent alien organs to descend upon the far superior human race and challenge us ...
2019-06-04 20:00

Pioneering female soccer referee Yamashita hoping to inspire Japanese referee Yoshimi Yamashita is hoping her trailblazing work as part of the first all-female trio to officiate a men's match in Asian continental competition last week will encourage girls to feel they can do anything in the game....
2019-05-21 18:45

Women's World Cup soccer: How to watch USA vs. Netherlands, betting odds The United States Women's National Team is one win away from capturing its fourth Women's World Cup title. The U.S. plays the Netherlands in the final Sunday in Lyon, France....
2019-07-06 10:15

Spain’s pro clubs are investing in women’s soccer, and it’s paying off in the World Cup Though the national team's hopes of upsetting the top-ranked Americans on Monday in the World Cup are thin, it is a rising power after years of neglect in favor of the men's squad....
2019-06-21 23:15

Soccer: UEFA confirms new laws will not be implemented at Nations League This week's Nations League finals and Euro 2020 qualifiers will not feature changes to the laws of the game which officially came into effect from June, European soccer governing body UEFA said on Tuesday....
2019-06-04 15:15

U.S. Soccer agrees to mediation with women’s team over pay, gender discrimination: WSJ The U.S. Soccer Federation has reached a tentative agreement for mediation with the women's national team to resolve complaints in a lawsuit over equal pay with the men's team, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday....
2019-06-22 04:15

The Latest: Tunisian soccer fans protest over Africa final Supporters of Tunisian side Esperance are protesting outside a hotel in Paris where African soccer officials are deciding whether their Champions League final victory should stand        ...
2019-06-04 15:00

High School Soccer Player Scores Wondergoal With His Butt Aside from the arms, every part of the human body is fair game when it comes to scoring goals in soccer. We’ve seen Clint Dempsey score with his dick, and Chicharito score off his face. But it takes a true visionary to turn away from the action, thru...
2019-05-22 10:15

As U.S. women’s soccer storms through World Cup, there are more boys’ faces in the crowd At a watch party in downtown D.C., one soccer fan and youth coach noted: “There’s a greater interest also on the men’s side with the women’s game. That’s a new dynamic.”...
2019-06-23 20:15

English soccer star Daniel Sturridge’s stolen dog returned After being separated for a day, soccer star Daniel Sturridge has reunited with his dog. Sturridge, who last played for Champions League winners Liverpool, posted in a series of Instagram videos on Tuesday that someone had broken into his Los Angeles...
2019-07-11 19:45

Petition calls for equal pay for US women World Cup soccer champs In the wake of the US Women’s soccer team’s World Cup win Sunday, a new petition is demanding that the United States Soccer Federation pay the championship squad the same amount as the US men. The US Women’s soccer team has won four...
2019-07-08 22:45

Feelings were divided over U.S. soccer’s shared schedule on Sunday, and so were the results The Women's World Cup final sharing the day with the championships of the men's Gold Cup and Copa America called to mind years of neglect of women's soccer by the sport’s governing bodies....
2019-07-08 22:15

Soccer store low on letters of Rapinoe’s name as jersey sales soar As the US women’s national soccer team heads into the World Cup finals, retailers say team merchandise is flying off shelves at record levels — with one Brooklyn soccer store struggling just to keep the letters of star Megan Rapinoe’...
2019-07-04 01:30

Sierra Leone soccer head acquitted on corruption charges FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — The head of the Sierra Leone soccer federation has been acquitted on corruption charges, opening the way for FIFA to lift an international ban on the West African country. Sierra Leone soccer association president Isha J...
2019-05-28 13:30

Spanish police arrest soccer players for match-fixing MADRID (AP) — The Spanish league says several soccer players have been arrested for suspected match-fixing in Spain. The league says the arrests were carried out by the National Police on Tuesday, and says it instigated the investigation by denouncin...
2019-05-28 13:30

Colombian soccer player threatened after missed Copa penalty Colombia national soccer team player William Tesillo told local media that he has been threatened via social media after his missed penalty kick in a Copa American shoot-out with Chile last week cost Colombia the chance to remain in the tournament....
2019-07-02 07:30

J.J. Watt announces engagement to soccer star Kealia Ohai Houston Texans star J.J. Watt announced on Sunday night that he is engaged to longtime girlfriend and women’s soccer player Kealia Ohai. Watt, 30, shared the news on social media with pictures of the happy couple, including one image of him on bended...
2019-05-27 20:00

Women's World Cup soccer: USA defeats Netherlands 2-0 for second straight title The United States Women's National Team scored two second-half goals, defeating the Netherlands 2-0 to win its second consecutive Women's World Cup title....
2019-07-07 19:45

U.S. Women's Soccer Team Heads Into World Cup on a Winning Note The U.S. women’s soccer team dominated its final tuneup game before the World Cup, beating Mexico 3-0 on Sunday at Red Bull Arena in New Jersey, then exited amid fireworks and a swell of cheers from a near-sellout crowd....
2019-05-27 00:15

Amazon destruction accelerates 60% to one and a half soccer fields every minute Amazon deforestation accelerated more than 60% in June over the same period last year, in what environmentalists say is a sign that the policies of President Jair Bolsonaro are starting to take effect....
2019-07-02 22:00

US women's soccer team caps off send-off series with 3-0 win over Mexico Cheers of “Let’s Go U.S.” from an energetic crowd in New Jersey’s Red Bull Arena gave the U.S. women’s national soccer team an emphatic farewell as the 23 ladies head off to Europe for the 2019 Women’s World Cup....
2019-05-27 05:00

U.S. women’s soccer team win 2019 World Cup over the Netherlands in 2-0 final _____ The U.S. women’s national soccer team proved their dominance at the 2019 Women’s World Cup by defeating the Netherlands 2-0 on Sunday in the championship match. The victory in Lyon, France, marks the fourth world title for the U.S. ...
2019-07-07 19:15

Abby Wambach to be inducted into National Soccer Hall of Fame Abby Wambach, the all-time leading goal scorer in women's international soccer, will be inducted into the National Soccer Hall of Fame.        ...
2019-05-26 16:15

The shy girl from England who became US Soccer's record-breaking head coach A few hours before Sunday's Women's World Cup final, John Ellis will seat himself at his organ and play "You'll Never Walk Alone," Liverpool Football Club's stirring anthem....
2019-07-05 10:15

US soccer star accepts House invitation after clash with Trump (NBC News) — U.S. women’s national soccer team co-captain Megan Rapinoe likely won’t be visiting the White House anytime soon but that doesn’t mean she won’t be in Washington. On Friday evening, after Rapinoe scored two ...
2019-06-29 18:15

Vegas considers stadium-area plan, bid for MLS soccer team Las Vegas is considering giving a developer exclusive rights to develop a proposal to reshape an aging downtown stadium area to boost a bid for a Major League Soccer expansion franchise....
2019-05-31 14:30

Mayor to replace U.S. soccer star Allie Long's key to NYC after burglary New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio plans to replace a key to the city, which was given to United States women's soccer star Allie Long and stolen the next day while the team was celebrating its World Cup title....
2019-07-13 12:45

The U.S. still reigns over women’s soccer, but challengers to the throne are gaining strength Megan Rapinoe had another statement performance with two goals in a quarterfinal win against France, but she noted “it’s no secret we have to get better.”...
2019-06-29 04:30

Soccer club president latest tie to French corruption probe The president of French soccer champion Paris Saint-Germain is the latest sports official implicated in a sprawling five-year corruption probe that keeps spreading        ...
2019-05-25 09:30

Soccer: England women beat Denmark 2-0 in World Cup warm-up England beat Denmark 2-0 in their penultimate warm-up match before the women's World Cup, with goals from Nikita Parris and Jill Scott in either half giving the Lionesses the win in Walsall on Saturday....
2019-05-25 19:30

Soccer: France women beat Thailand 3-0 in World Cup warm-up A late rally from France in the second half helped the women's World Cup hosts to overcome a stiff challenge from Thailand to win 3-0 in a warm-up match in Orleans on Saturday....
2019-05-25 22:30

Visa expands women’s soccer effort ahead of World Cup SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Visa will be the presenting sponsor of the player of the match award at the Women’s World Cup in France, agreed to a five-year sponsorship with the U.S. Soccer Federation and is launching a campaign with outspoken American ...
2019-05-30 14:45

Crazed soccer fan cracks head open diving into fountain A Sunderland fan cracked his head open after diving directly into a Trafalgar Square fountain in London in just his boxers. The supporter launched himself into the water ahead of the Black Cats’ 2-1 playoff final loss against Charlton on Sunday...
2019-05-27 01:15

La Liga fined €250k for using its app to catch illegal soccer streams Spanish soccer league La Liga has been fined for inappropriately using its app to catch illegal streaming. The Spanish data protection agency charged La Liga with a fine of 250 thousand euros for violating several EU laws on transparency and data pri...
2019-06-12 08:30

Soccer-Man United complete Welsh winger James signing Manchester United have completed the signing of Wales international winger Daniel James from Championship side Swansea City, the Premier League club said on Wednesday....
2019-06-12 17:30

Soccer: Brazil's Neymar limps off injured in friendly win over Qatar Brazil lost Neymar to an early ankle injury but were still too strong for Asian champions Qatar on Wednesday in a comfortable 2-0 friendly win in Brasilia....
2019-06-06 06:30

Hope Solo: U.S. women's soccer celebrations during Thailand win was unnecessary Former U.S. women's soccer goalkeeper Hope Solo didn't approve of the celebrations her former team held during its 13-0 blowout victory over Thailand....
2019-06-14 06:30

U.S. women’s soccer team opens World Cup defense with something to prove After early Group F matches against Thailand and Chile, the Americans are expected to face their first stiff test of the World Cup against Sweden, which ousted the United States from the Olympics three years ago....
2019-06-11 00:45

The U.S. women’s soccer team’s battle for equality is transcending sports The World Cup champions' impact could go beyond boosting soccer participation and selling merchandise to helping shape larger cultural and social issues....
2019-07-10 04:30

Soccer: Brazil's Marta will not start Jamaica game - coach Brazil forward Marta will not start her team's opening game against Jamaica at the women's World Cup on Sunday because of a thigh problem, coach Vadao said on Saturday....
2019-06-08 17:45

In photos: U.S. women's soccer team celebrates in World Cup parade The U.S. women's soccer team celebrates their World Cup victory win with a ticker-tape parade at the Canyon of Heroes in New York City on July 10, 2019....
2019-07-11 02:45

Aly Wagner talks US pressure, soccer career, World Cup pick Former Team USA World Cup and Olympics soccer star and current Fox analyst Aly Wagner kicks around some Q&A with Post columnist Steve Serby as the women’s World Cup gets cranking. Q: Is there pressure on the U.S. women’s team? A: It’s there, for sure...
2019-06-09 10:15

These Girls’ Soccer Players Joined Boys’ Leagues. And Dominated. Spanish clubs like Barcelona, Atlético Madrid and Athletic Bilbao are increasingly testing their girls’ teams in leagues filled with boys’ teams. Is this the future of women’s soccer development?...
2019-06-06 12:45

Why Alex Morgan and Servando Carrasco Win Soccer's Cutest Couple When it comes to sporting events, there's nothing quite like the Women's World Cup. Over the weekend, millions of soccer fans were glued to their TV screens when they watched Team......
2019-07-09 12:15

'FIFA 20' revives 'Street' soccer games on September 27th EA has explored seemingly every angle of official soccer (yes, football) pitches in the FIFA series, so what's left to do? Take it to unofficial pitches, of course. The company is releasing FIFA 20 on September 27th for PC, PS4 and Xbox One, and...
2019-06-08 19:30

Nations League Seeks Foothold in Crowded Soccer Landscape The new European event, which concludes on Sunday, is expected to be held every two years, and the 2020-21 event may even be a part of World Cup qualifying....
2019-06-06 05:45

Syrian soccer goalie who became rebel icon dies in battle BEIRUT (AP) — A Syrian rebel spokesman says a famous soccer goalkeeper who became an icon of the rebellion against President Bashar Assad has died of wounds suffered in a battle with government forces. Abdelbaset Sarout, 27, who rose to fame as a pla...
2019-06-08 18:15

Poland honors national soccer player murdered in Holocaust Jozef Klotz, a Polish Jewish soccer player who scored the national team's first ever goal in an international match but was later murdered by the Nazis, was honored by Poland's soccer association on Monday....
2019-06-10 19:15

Attacks on referees on the rise in German amateur soccer leagues The German Football Association has said thousands of referees were verbally and physically attacked during the 2018/2019 season. Players also suffered violence and discrimination the association said....
2019-07-09 22:15

Christian views may have kept star player off US women’s soccer team, some say As the U.S. women’s World Cup champions continue to celebrate their recent triumph, some observers are wondering whether a top-tier American player was left off the team because of her religious views....
2019-07-11 12:45

The U.S. women’s soccer team’s battle for equality is transcending sport The lasting impact of the World Cup champions could go beyond boosting soccer participation and selling merchandise to helping shape larger cultural and social issues....
2019-07-10 01:30

Soccer: Late strikes spare Sweden's blushes in 2-0 win over Chile Kosovare Asllani and Madelen Janogy scored late on as fancied Sweden labored to a 2-0 victory over women’s World Cup debutants Chile in their Group F encounter at Roazhon Park in Rennes on Tuesday....
2019-06-11 21:45

New York showers confetti, love on U.S. women's soccer team Amid confetti and chants of "equal pay," New York honored the U.S. women's soccer team on Wednesday with a ticker-tape parade up the "Canyon of Heroes," celebrating its World Cup triumph and hailing the players' emergence as icons of women's rights....
2019-07-10 21:45

New York showers U.S. women's soccer team with confetti and love Amid confetti and chants of "equal pay," New York City honored the U.S. women's soccer team on Wednesday with a ticker-tape parade up the "Canyon of Heroes," celebrating its World Cup triumph and hailing the players' emergence as icons of women's rig...
2019-07-10 18:45

Soccer: Lyon women inspire France in perfect World Cup opener As expected, the Olympique Lyonnais women carried France to a comprehensive 4-0 win against South Korea in their World Cup opening game on Friday, sending a clear warning to their rivals that they are ready to go for the title....
2019-06-08 17:45

Recently Promoted Spanish Soccer Club Renamed As Flat Earth FC After earning promotion to the Spanish fourth flight division, the club formerly known as Mostoles Balompie got a complete rebrand from president Javi Poves and was renamed Flat Earth FC. Poves confirmed in a video statement that the change was inte...
2019-06-30 21:30

Swiss soccer player Florijana Ismaili missing after swimming accident GENEVA — Switzerland forward Florijana Ismaili is missing after getting into difficulties while swimming in Italy. Swiss side Young Boys Bern says it has been informed that Ismaili, who plays for its women’s team, has been missing since she had...
2019-06-30 20:30

Twenty years ago, the U.S. women’s soccer team won the World Cup and changed the sport The dramatic victory by the American team over China in 1999 elevated soccer's profile in the United States, prompting girls and boys alike to start playing the sport....
2019-06-08 01:15

Soccer: Record home crowd as Scotland women beat Jamaica 3-2 Scotland beat fellow World Cup finalists Jamaica 3-2 at Hampden Park in a pre-tournament friendly on Tuesday in front of a record home crowd for their women's team of 18,555....
2019-05-29 00:45

We Can't Stop Watching Prince William Cheer on This Winning Soccer Team Prince William makes for quite the entertaining ultimate fan. The royal spent some time in the stands on Monday at the 2019 EFL Championship play-off final held at Wembley Stadium in......
2019-05-28 08:45

Soccer: Spanish players, officials held on suspicion of match-fixing Spanish police arrested several first- and second-division soccer players and officials on Tuesday on suspicion of forming a match-fixing group to profit from betting on games, the police said....
2019-05-28 18:15

Various Spanish soccer players arrested on match fixing charges: El Pais A number of first and second division soccer players have been arrested in Spain over suspicions of forming a criminal organization dedicated to match fixing, El Pais reported on Tuesday....
2019-05-28 10:45

Soccer: Gwinn wins it as Germany beat China 1-0 in their World Cup opener Germany's teenage midfielder Giulia Gwinn scored a second-half winner as the two-time world champions edged past China 1-0 on Saturday to kick off their World Cup campaign....
2019-06-08 17:45

Confetti flies on Broadway as New York fetes U.S. women's soccer team Amid confetti and chants of "equal pay," New York honored the U.S. women's soccer team on Wednesday with a ticker-tape parade down the "Canyon of Heroes," celebrating its World Cup triumph and paying tribute to the players' emergence as icons of wome...
2019-07-10 16:45

'Equal pay' fight resonates as New York fetes U.S. women's soccer team The U.S. women's soccer team, fresh from its second-consecutive World Cup victory over the weekend, will return to Manhattan's "Canyon of Heroes" on Wednesday to be honored by New Yorkers with a traditional ticker tape parade....
2019-07-10 12:30

U.S. women’s soccer team is using World Cup stage to shine spotlight on equality A media appearance highlighted the team's missions of defending their world championship, growing the game's audience and discussing issue of fairness....
2019-05-25 00:15

Soccer: Parris and White strike to give England victory over Scotland England's Nikita Parris and Ellen White scored first-half goals as the Lionesses defeated neighbors Scotland 2-1 on Sunday to make a strong start to their women's World Cup campaign....
2019-06-09 21:30

Opinion: Women's World Cup soccer still gets second-class treatment from FIFA Global soccer leader FIFA says it cares about development of the women's game, but even with the World Cup approaching, the women are still getting second-class treatment.        ...
2019-05-25 02:30

U.S. women’s soccer is relentless — and unapologetic — in World Cup-record rout of Thailand After the 13-0 demolition, the U.S. coach and players defended keeping up the attack after the outcome was certain. "You can’t feel bad for scoring as many goals as possible,” defender Kelly O'Hara said....
2019-06-12 12:15

Soccer: South Africa captain Van Wyk backs VAR, but says gray areas remain South Africa captain Janine van Wyk has backed the use of Video Assistant Referee (VAR) in football, but believes it is only "fair to an extent" and is still bound by the interpretation of match officials....
2019-06-10 13:01

A #MeToo Wave Hits Global Soccer as the Women’s World Cup Begins Allegations of sexual misconduct against influential men have been made in several countries and include an accusation against a top-ranking official in world soccer’s governing body....
2019-06-08 01:01

Afghanistan Seeks To Arrest Top Soccer Figure Amid Sex Abuse Allegations Afghan officials issued an arrest warrant Sunday for former Afghan soccer chief Keramuddin Keram, amid an investigation into allegations he had sexually abused members of the women's national soccer......
2019-06-10 05:15

Soccer: Marta injury worries Brazil ahead of Jamaica opener Brazil striker Marta is a doubt for their women's World Cup opener against Jamaica next month after the country's soccer confederation (CBF) said on Saturday she had picked up a hamstring injury in training....
2019-05-26 19:30

Afghanistan Moves to Arrest Soccer Chief on Sexual Abuse Charges The Afghan authorities issued a warrant for Keramuddin Keram, a powerful former warlord, a day after FIFA barred him for life and fined him about $1 million....
2019-06-09 22:30

Canadian broadcaster says she received death threats over US women's soccer criticism A Canadian sports broadcaster said she received death threats over her criticism of the U.S. women’s national soccer team following the Americans’ blowout win over Thailand....
2019-06-12 21:15

Biggest event in international soccer is missing world's best player Ada Hegerberg, the inaugural winner of women's Ballon D'Or, hasn't played for Norway since 2017 in protest over gender inequity in soccer.       ...
2019-06-11 18:30

Google has made a virtual soccer pitch to train AIs to play football Google has created a virtual soccer training pitch for AIs to use to learn how to play football. The AIs will need to learn short-term control and high-level strategies...
2019-07-03 17:45

Brazil police charge ex-soccer club head over deadly fire Brazilian police have charged the former president of the Flamingo soccer club with manslaughter for a fire that killed 10 teenage players in February...
2019-06-12 00:45

Real Madrid unseat Man United as most valuable soccer team -Forbes Real Madrid unseated Manchester United as the world's most valuable soccer club, according to the annual list https://www.forbes.com/sites/mikeozanian/2019/05/29/the-worlds-most-valuable-soccer-teams-2019/#2bbc13be40d6 published by business magazine ...
2019-05-30 10:30

U.S. women's soccer equal-pay lawsuit 'full-speed ahead,' lawyer says The lawyer for United States Women's National Team players suing U.S. Soccer says the lawsuit is "full-speed ahead," despite the team's participation in the 2019 Women's World Cup....
2019-06-21 13:45

Boston's baseball blueprint has brought soccer silverware back to Liverpool Liverpool has put itself back at the head of European soccer's top table after securing a sixth Champions League success and the team's American owners believe they're just getting started....
2019-06-03 19:15

Soccer: Inaugural Nations League finals a wide-open contest Still something of a novelty, UEFA's inaugural Nations League tournament reaches its final stage with a four-team mini-competition in Portugal this week, which will be short and sharp and looks to be a wide-open contest....
2019-06-03 14:30

Tennis players stop mid-game to show off impressive soccer skills A tennis match between Benoit Paire and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga took a bizarre turn Tuesday when both players decided to show off their soccer skills in the middle of the set....
2019-06-19 15:45

Ex-USC soccer coach and accountant plead guilty in college admissions scandal A former University of Southern California coach who took bribes to get students into the school and the accountant who made the scam look legitimate pleaded guilty in federal court Thursday to racketeering conspiracy charges....
2019-06-27 21:30

Brazil soccer star Neymar denies alleged rape in Paris Brazil soccer star Neymar has denied an accusation of rape, outlined in a police report seen by Reuters, in which an unnamed woman alleges that the sports star drunkenly assaulted her at an up-market hotel in the French capital....
2019-06-02 16:00

France detains soccer great Platini in 2022 World Cup probe French police investigating whether corruption played a role in the stunning decision to award the 2022 World Cup to the desert nation of Qatar have taken soccer great Michel Platini into custody for questioning...
2019-06-19 03:15

Brazil soccer star Neymar under investigation for alleged rape in Paris A woman has accused Brazil soccer player Neymar of raping her in Paris, according to a Sao Paulo police report seen by Reuters, alleging that the world-renowned sports star drunkenly assaulted her at an up-market hotel in the French capital....
2019-06-02 06:45

Soccer star Neymar accused of rape, Brazilian police document says A Brazilian police document says a woman accused soccer star Neymar of raping her in Paris last month. His father calls the incident "a setup."        ...
2019-06-02 06:30

Megan Rapinoe says ‘not many, if any’ US women's soccer players would attend White House U.S Women’s National Team forward Megan Rapinoe said Saturday that she believes that “not many, if any” of her teammates would visit the White House if invited, ahead of their World Cup final against the Netherlands....
2019-07-06 20:45

US soccer falls to Jamaica, 2nd home loss vs. Caribbean nation since 1969 WASHINGTON — Jamaica dealt the U.S. just its second home defeat to a Caribbean nation in a half-century, beating the Americans 1-0 in an exhibition on Wednesday night that made coach Gregg Berhalter’s new-look team appear far from prepared for ...
2019-06-06 05:15

U.S. Women's Team and Soccer Federation Agree to Mediation in Pay-Equity Suit The U.S. Soccer Federation and the 28 players in the U.S. women’s soccer team player pool suing it for pay discrimination have tentatively agreed to pursue mediation after the World Cup ends, according to people familiar with the situation....
2019-06-21 18:30

FIFA puts Samoura in job running African soccer amid scandal FIFA President Gianni Infantino asks deputies to approve appointing secretary general Fatma Samoura to a temporary role to clean up African soccer       ...
2019-06-20 15:00

Head of European soccer opposes FIFA Africa role for Samoura FIFA President Gianni Infantino asks deputies to approve appointing secretary general Fatma Samoura to a temporary role to clean up African soccer       ...
2019-06-20 12:45

Free From Their Sexist, Tyrannical Former Manager, Spain Can Finally Just Play Soccer They say that when God closes a door, he opens a window, and that wisdom is knowing to stop worrying about the closed door and start taking advantage of the open window. The metaphor applies to the Spain women’s soccer team’s experience at their firs...
2019-06-07 02:45

Soccer: Hegerberg 'mentally broken' by Norway national team experience Women's Ballon d'Or winner Ada Hegerberg says she quit the Norwegian national team after being left "mentally broken" and suffering nightmares, but her comments brought a stinging rebuke from Real Madrid midfielder Martin Odegaard....
2019-06-06 04:30

US Soccer, women's team tentatively agree to mediate lawsuit U.S. Soccer and players for the women's national team have tentatively agreed to mediate a lawsuit that accuses the federation of gender discrimination and seeks equitable pay       ...
2019-06-22 15:30

Brazil's Bolsonaro defends soccer star Neymar against rape accusation Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro on Wednesday came out in support of Neymar, the national soccer star who has been accused of raping a woman last month in Paris, an allegation he denies....
2019-06-06 04:30

U.S. men's soccer gets its revenge, blows out Trinidad and Tobago in CONCACAF Gold Cup It was the first match between the nations since Oct. 10, 2017, when the USMNT, needing only a tie to qualify for the 2018 World Cup, lost 2-1       ...
2019-06-23 07:30

Spanish Soccer Icon José Antonio Reyes Killed In Car Crash Jose Antonio Reyes, former Sevilla, Atletico Madrid and Arsenal winger died in a car crash on Saturday. Sevilla FC, Reyes’s boyhood club, confirmed the news of his passing. He was 35....
2019-06-02 03:45

China’s Soccer Push Takes a New Tack: Naturalizing Foreign Players Nico Yennaris, a 26-year-old midfielder with little pedigree in Britain, became the first foreign-born player to be called up by China’s national team....
2019-05-31 06:30