Soccer

Ground staff collect the corner flags after the final Copa Libertadores soccer match against Argentina's Boca Juniors was suspended, at Antonio Vespucio Liberti stadium in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Sunday, Nov. 25, 2018. South American soccer body CONMEBOL said on Sunday that the second leg of the final will be rescheduled after Boca’s bus was attacked by River fans on Saturday. (AP Photo/Ricardo Mazalan)
November 25, 2018 - 2:52 pm
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — The Copa Libertadores final between fierce Argentine rivals Boca Juniors and River Plate was postponed Sunday in a major embarrassment for South American football, a day after Boca players were injured in an attack by River fans. The game — the continent's equivalent...
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Ramón Abila of Argentina's Boca Juniors waits with his team on the pitch of the Antonio Vespucio Liberti stadium after the final soccer match of the Copa Libertadores was rescheduled for Sunday, in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Saturday, Nov. 24, 2018. The match was rescheduled after the bus carrying the Boca Juniors players was attacked by River Plate fans, injuring several players including Perez. (AP Photo/Gustavo Garello)
November 25, 2018 - 10:16 am
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Boca Juniors has requested the suspension of the Copa Libertadores final against River Plate, which is currently set to be played later Sunday. The second leg of the final was postponed 24 hours to Sunday after Boca players were injured when their bus was attacked by...
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Riot police advance with their shotguns at the ready as they confront Argentina River Plate fans outside the Antonio Vespucio Liberti stadium prior the final soccer match of the Copa Libertadores between River Plate and Boca Juniors, in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Saturday, Nov. 24, 2018. The match has been rescheduled after the bus carrying the Boca Juniors players was attacked by River Plate fans, injuring several players. The match will be played on Sunday. (AP Photo/Sebastian Pani)
November 24, 2018 - 8:11 pm
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentines expected the final of the century between their country's biggest clubs and eternal rivals. Instead, the world witnessed one of the biggest embarrassments in South American soccer history. The Copa Libertadores final was postponed to Sunday after Boca...
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Juventus' Cristiano Ronaldo, right, celebrates after scoring during a Serie A soccer match between Juventus and SPAL, at the Turin Allianz Stadium, Italy, Saturday, Nov. 24, 2018. (Alessandro Di Marco/ANSA visa AP)
November 24, 2018 - 3:47 pm
ROME (AP) — Nothing seems to motivate Cristiano Ronaldo more than the suggestion that other players are better than him. That was evident when Ronaldo skipped the UEFA player of the year award ceremony in August when he learned that former Real Madrid teammate Luka Modric gained the honor. Now,...
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Fulham manager Claudio Ranieri looks on prior to kick-off of the English Premier League soccer match against Southampton at Craven Cottage, London, Saturday, Nov. 24, 2018. (Steven Paston/PA via AP)
November 24, 2018 - 1:32 pm
A stirring fightback. A first win in nearly three months. An attacking partnership already clicking. Welcome back to the English Premier League, Claudio Ranieri. The Italian coach who masterminded the most improbable title triumph in English soccer, with little Leicester in 2016, is back in the...
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West Ham United goalkeeper Lukasz Fabianski, left, appears dejected as Manchester City's Raheem Sterling celebrates scoring his side's second goal of the game during their English Premier League soccer match at The London Stadium, London, Saturday, Nov 24, 2018. (Dominic Lipinski/PA via AP)
November 24, 2018 - 11:08 am
LONDON (AP) — Manchester City wingers Leroy Sane and Raheem Sterling produced dazzling displays in a 4-0 win over West Ham in the Premier League on Saturday as the leaders picked up where they left off before the international break. Sterling's deflected cross fell into the path of David Silva to...
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Real Madrid's head manager Santiago Solari during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between Real Madrid and SD Eibar at Ipurua stadium, in Eibar, northern Spain, Saturday, Nov. 24, 2018. Real Madrid lost the match 3-0. (AP Photo/Alvaro Barrientos)
November 24, 2018 - 8:44 am
EIBAR, Spain (AP) — Santiago Solari's first game as Real Madrid's full-time coach was one to forget. After leading Madrid to four straight victories as interim manager, Solari saw his team lose 3-0 at Eibar in the Spanish league on Saturday. The loss — Madrid's first-ever defeat against the Basque...
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FILE - In this Thursday, March 30, 2017 file photo, soccer coach Claudio Ranieri waves from a balcony of Rome's Capitol Hill, after receiving an honorary award for his work at Leicester City. The arrival of Claudio Ranieri as Fulham’s new coach should ensure an end to the chaotic selections, loose defending and naive approach that marked the team’s turbulent first three months back in the Premier League. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini, File)
November 22, 2018 - 4:01 am
Before burgers must come the basics. The arrival of Claudio Ranieri as Fulham coach should ensure an end to the chaotic selections, loose defending and naive approach that marked the promoted team's turbulent first three months back in the Premier League under now-departed manager Slavisa Jokanovic...
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In this October 2018 photo, American adventurer John Allen Chau, right, stands for a photograph with Founder of Ubuntu Football Academy Casey Prince, 39, just days before he left for India where he was killed in a remote island populated by the Sentinelese, a tribe known for shooting at outsiders with bows and arrows, in Cape Town, South Africa. The Sentinelese people are resistant to outsiders and often attack anyone who comes near, and visits to the island are heavily restricted by the government. "He was an explorer at heart," Prince said. "He loved creation and being out in it, I think having probably found and connected with God that way, and deeply so." (AP Photo/Sarah Prince)
November 22, 2018 - 12:24 am
NEW DELHI (AP) — The first time American John Allen Chau visited the isolated island in the seas between India and Southeast Asia, he came bearing gifts that included a football and fish. He interacted with some of the tribesmen — who survive by hunting, fishing and collecting wild plants and are...
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In this October 2018 photo, American adventurer John Allen Chau, right, stands for a photograph with Founder of Ubuntu Football Academy Casey Prince, 39, in Cape Town, South Africa, days before he left for in a remote Indian island of North Sentinel Island, where he was killed. Chau, who kayaked to the remote island populated by a tribe known for shooting at outsiders with bows and arrows, has been killed, police said Wednesday, Nov. 21. Officials said they were working with anthropologists to recover the body. (AP Photo/Sarah Prince)
November 22, 2018 - 12:16 am
SEATTLE (AP) — John Allen Chau spent summers alone in a California cabin as a wilderness emergency responder, led backpacking expeditions in the Northwest's Cascade Mountains, almost lost his leg to a rattlesnake bite, and coached soccer for poor children in Iraq and South Africa. But kayaking to a...
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