Soccer

Real Madrid's Karim Benzema celebrates his team's second goal during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between Real Madrid and Leganes at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid, Saturday, Sep. 1, 2018. (AP Photo/Andrea Comas)
September 01, 2018 - 4:14 pm
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Karim Benzema scored twice to lead Real Madrid over Leganes 4-1 in the Spanish league on Saturday, including one goal awarded by an overrule from the video assistant referee. At 1-1 in the 48th minute and with Leganes holding its own, Benzema skillfully headed in an out-...
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Juventus' Cristiano Ronaldo, left, is challenged by Parma's Antonino Barilla', right, and Massimo Gobbi during the Serie A soccer match between Parma and Juventus at the Tardini Stadium in Parma, Italy, Saturday, Sept. 1, 2018. (Elisabetta Baracchi/ANSA via AP)
September 01, 2018 - 4:01 pm
ROME (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo is still scoreless after three matches with Juventus. Juventus, however, is doing just fine. Mario Mandzukic scored one and set up another with a backheel pass as the Bianconeri won at promoted Parma 2-1 on Saturday to remain perfect. With Portugal Prime Minister...
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Manchester City's Kyle Walker celebrates with Riyad Mahrez, left, and John Stones, right, after scoring his side's second goal during the English Premier League soccer match between Manchester City and Newcastle United at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, England, Saturday, Sept. 1, 2018. (AP Photo/Jon Super)
September 01, 2018 - 2:07 pm
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Kyle Walker drove in the winning goal from 30 meters as Manchester City broke down Newcastle's dogged resilience in a 2-1 victory in the English Premier League on Saturday. The England right back received the ball from Sergio Aguero, took a touch, and fired an angled shot...
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Liverpool's goalkeeper Alisson, center, makes a save during the English Premier League soccer match between Leicester City and Liverpool at the King Power Stadium in Leicester, England, Saturday, Sept. 1, 2018. (AP Photo/Rui Vieira)
September 01, 2018 - 8:27 am
LEICESTER, England (AP) — Liverpool survived an embarrassing mistake from Brazil goalkeeper Alisson to beat Leicester 2-1 on Saturday for a fourth straight win to open the Premier League season. Attempting a Cruyff turn in his own area to get round Leicester striker Kelechi Iheanacho, Alisson got...
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United States' Christen Press, second from left, is hugged by teammates after scoring on a penalty kick against Chile during the first half of an international friendly soccer match Friday, Aug. 31, 2018, in Carson, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
September 01, 2018 - 1:34 am
CARSON, Calif. (AP) — Tierna Davidson scored her first career goal, Christen Press added a second-half goal and the U.S. women's national team extended its unbeaten streak to 20 games with a 3-0 victory over Chile in an exhibition match Friday night. Four weeks after winning the Tournament of...
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FILE - In this Saturday, April 14, 2018 file photo, Bayern's Juan Bernat reacts during the German Bundesliga soccer match between FC Bayern Munich and Borussia Moenchengladbach in Munich, Germany. Paris Saint-Germain left it late before finally making a key signing with a few hours left before the French league’s transfer window closes later Friday, Aug. 31. The French champion moved in for Spanish defender Juan Bernat, who is expected to play at left back. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader, file)
August 31, 2018 - 3:27 pm
PARIS (AP) — Paris Saint-Germain left it late before making a key signing only hours before the French league's transfer window shut on Friday. The French champion bought Spain defender Juan Bernat from Bayern Munich, thus resolving a problem at left back. PSG was without a recognized left back...
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Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho shouts out from the touchline during the English Premier League soccer match between Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur at Old Trafford stadium in Manchester, England, Monday, Aug. 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Dave Thompson)
August 30, 2018 - 3:52 pm
What to watch in the leading soccer leagues in Europe this weekend: ___ ENGLAND The pressure on Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho will ratchet up if the team loses at Burnley on Sunday for a third straight defeat in the Premier League. United has lost to Brighton and Tottenham in its last two...
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Former Brazilian international soccer player Kaka shows the name of Juventus during the UEFA Champions League draw at the Grimaldi Forum, in Monaco, Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018. (AP Photo/Claude Paris)
August 30, 2018 - 3:04 pm
MONACO (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo is going back to Manchester United and Paul Pogba will return to Juventus after the storied teams were drawn together at the Champions League group stage on Thursday. After winning four titles at Real Madrid, and one with United, Ronaldo aims to end Juventus' 23-year...
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Luka Modric holds his UEFA Men's Player of the Year trophy as he stands next to UEFA President Aleksander Ceferin during the UEFA Champions League draw at the Grimaldi Forum, in Monaco, Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018. (AP Photo/Claude Paris)
August 30, 2018 - 2:54 pm
MONACO (AP) — Croatia captain Luka Modric has been voted the best player in Europe last season, edging former Real Madrid teammate Cristiano Ronaldo and Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah for the UEFA award. Modric helped Madrid to win a third straight Champions League title, and fourth in five...
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In this Sunday, Aug. 26, 2018, photo, Amber Ayala, who lost siblings in a fatal fire, hugs a wooden cross at the scene in Chicago. Several people were killed in the fire including multiple children. (Erin Hooley/Chicago Tribune via AP)
August 28, 2018 - 11:04 am
CHICAGO (AP) — Child welfare officials are investigating "allegations of neglect" after nine children were killed and another was left critically injured in an apartment fire in Chicago, a state agency said Tuesday. Illinois Department of Children and Family Services spokeswoman Alissandra Calderon...
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