Stories tagged: FIFA
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 …
Thu., Feb. 18, 2016, 6:47 p.m.
The Royals signed general manager Dayton Moore and manager Ned Yost to contract extensions.
Fri., Feb. 12, 2016, 7:56 a.m.
Jerome Valcke, Sepp Blatter’s long-time right-hand man, was banned from all soccer-related activity for 12 years Friday for misconduct during his term as FIFA secretary general.
Mon., Jan. 11, 2016, 8:28 p.m.
Carli Lloyd won soccer’s highest individual honor by being named FIFA’s women’s world player of the year and her coach, Jill Ellis, who was chosen FIFA’s top women’s coach for …
Thu., Dec. 3, 2015, 6:36 p.m.
As members of FIFA’s executive committee prepared to vote on reforming soccer’s scandal-plagued governing body, Swiss government agents swept into a luxury hotel before dawn for a second wave of …
Thu., Oct. 15, 2015, 5:39 p.m.
Soccer notes: UEFA members back suspended Michel Platini in fight to clear name; U.S. women to play on Dec. 6
NYON, Switzerland – All 54 European soccer nations decided Thursday to back Michel Platini while the UEFA president fights to clear his name. Platini and FIFA President Sepp Blatter were …
Tue., Sept. 15, 2015
Soccer: Sounders central defender Roman Torres will miss the rest of the MLS season after suffering a knee injury last weekend against San Jose. Seattle confirmed Torres is out for …
Thu., Sept. 10, 2015
One of Mexico’s leading television networks is using the words of Republican presidential aspirant Donald Trump to bump up the already heated rivalry between the U.S. and Mexico men’s national …
Fri., Sept. 4, 2015
U.S. center back John Brooks plays in Germany’s top pro league and has even scored a winning goal in a World Cup match. Still, the ferociousness of the competition in …
Thu., Aug. 27, 2015
TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras – The Seattle Sounders lost their first 2015 CONCACAF Champions League match Wednesday, and they lost control of their own destiny as well. CD Olimpia’s Alberth Elis’ second-half …