Stories tagged: FIFA
Tue., Jan. 10, 2017, 6:15 p.m.
The United States and Mexico could team up and meet FIFA’s need for the biggest-ever World Cup in 2026 being staged by the most host nations. Canada has also joined …
Tue., Jan. 10, 2017, 6:05 p.m.
FIFA will expand the World Cup to 48 teams, adding 16 extra nations to the 2026 tournament that is likely to be held in North America. President Gianni Infantino’s favored …
Thu., Dec. 22, 2016, 6:44 p.m.
Forward Jozy Altidore has won the U.S. Player of the Year Award for the second time, easily finishing ahead of Christian Pulisic and Michael Bradley in media voting.
Tue., Dec. 20, 2016, 3:30 a.m.
The FIFA ethics committee has banned two Honduras officials for life for taking bribes, as they await sentencing in the United States on soccer corruption charges.
Sun., Dec. 18, 2016, 8:26 p.m.
Cristiano Ronaldo scored a hat trick on Sunday as European champion Real Madrid claimed its second Club World Cup title by beating Japanese side Kashima Antlers 4-2 after extra time. …
Tue., Dec. 6, 2016, 2 a.m.
The FIFA official in charge of World Cup security and fighting match-fixing in soccer has left the governing body.
Mon., Dec. 5, 2016, 10 p.m.
Sepp Blatter has lost his appeal at the Court of Arbitration for Sport against a six-year ban by FIFA.
Tue., Nov. 22, 2016, 7:08 p.m.
Bruce Arena is returning to coach the U.S. national team, a decade after he was fired. The winningest coach in American national team history, Arena took over Tuesday, one day …
Mon., Nov. 14, 2016, 6:42 p.m.
After s home loss against Mexico in Columbus, Ohio, in the opener of CONCACAF’s hexagonal, the U.S. seeks its 1st World Cup qualifying win in Costa Rica, where the Americans …
Fri., Nov. 11, 2016, 7:30 p.m.
Rafa Marquez scored a tiebreaking goal on a header in the 89th minute, giving Mexico a 2-1 win Friday night and its first victory at the United States in World …
Thu., Nov. 10, 2016, 9:07 p.m.
Christen Press had her fourth career hat trick by the 38th minute, Alex Morgan added two goals and the U.S. women’s national team whipped up on Romania 8-1 on Thursday …
Thu., Nov. 10, 2016, 6:01 p.m.
When the U.S. and Mexico meet in a World Cup qualifier Friday night in Ohio, the intense rivals will play against a backdrop of amped-up political vitriol provoked by Donald …
Thu., Oct. 20, 2016, 6:37 p.m.
Philadelphia 76ers forward Elton Brand, who played 17 seasons in the NBA, announced his retirement.
Tue., Oct. 18, 2016, 7:16 p.m.
Selected The World Golf Hall of Fame has selected its 2016 induction class, which includes Ian Woosnam, Davis Love III, Meg Mallon and Lorena Ochoa. Also selected Tuesday for induction …
Thu., Oct. 13, 2016, 8:38 p.m.
NHL: Phil Kessel beat Braden Holtby in the fourth round of a shootout and the Pittsburgh Penguins began the defense of their Stanley Cup with a 3-2 victory over the …
Mon., Oct. 3, 2016, 8:03 p.m.
World Cup expansion plans got even bigger Monday, and the 2026 tournament could have 48 teams playing instead of 32. FIFA President Gianni Infantino outlined the idea that would see …
Wed., Aug. 31, 2016, 7:51 p.m.
Free agent point guard Ty Lawson has signed with the Sacramento Kings.
Wed., Aug. 17, 2016, 6:55 p.m.
The Cleveland Browns have suspended cornerback K’Waun Williams for two weeks and fined him for multiple violations of team rules.
Tue., July 5, 2016, 6:38 p.m.
Longtime Duke radio broadcaster Bob Harris is retiring at the end of the men’s basketball season.
Fri., June 3, 2016, 5:24 p.m.
FIFA has revealed that disgraced former officials Sepp Blatter, Jerome Valcke and Markus Kattner awarded themselves raises and World Cup bonuses totaling $80 million over their last five years in …
Fri., April 15, 2016, 7:58 p.m.
Villanova junior forward Kris Jenkins, who hit the game-winning 3-point basket in the national championship game, said Friday he has “every intention” of returning to school for his senior year …
Tue., April 12, 2016, 6:51 p.m.
Wed., March 23, 2016, 10:47 p.m.
Derrick Favors’ dunk with 1.6 seconds left lifted the Utah Jazz to an 89-87 victory over the host Houston Rockets on Wednesday night.
Tue., March 22, 2016, 7:04 p.m.
Newsmakers: Chiefs star LB Houston had knee surgery in February, Stony Brook’s Pikiell is new Rutgers basketball coach
Pro Bowl pass rusher Justin Houston could miss the upcoming season for the Kansas City Chiefs after having surgery to repair the ACL in his left knee that bothered him …
Thu., March 17, 2016, 7:05 p.m.
The New England Patriots have acquired
Wed., March 16, 2016, 12:32 p.m.
GENEVA – FIFA acknowledged Wednesday that past World Cups were awarded based on bribes, and the organization wants U.S. prosecutors to give it “tens of millions of dollars” seized from …
Tue., March 8, 2016, 7:57 p.m.
The Broncos released three players who helped them win the Super Bowl: TE Owen Daniels, guard Louis Vasquez, and long snapper Aaron Brewer.
Sat., Feb. 27, 2016, 10:38 p.m.
Stephen Curry’s 3-pointer from beyond 30 feet with 0.6 seconds left in overtime gave the Golden State Warriors a 121-118 win over the host Oklahoma City Thunder on Saturday night.
Fri., Feb. 26, 2016, 9:39 a.m.
Gianni Infantino pulled off a stunning victory Friday to take over as FIFA president.
Wed., Feb. 24, 2016, 11:59 a.m.
Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini had their bans from soccer reduced from eight years to six by FIFA’s appeal body on Wednesday, two days before the sport’s ruling body tries …