Women's soccer players ask for equal pay appeal, trial delay

American women’s soccer players want to delay a trial until after an appellate court reviews last week's decision to throw out their claim of unequal pay while allowing allegations of discriminatory w...

FIFA probe: First banks admit money laundering role

NEW YORK (AP) — An Israeli bank and its Swiss subsidiary agreed to pay over $30 million for their role in conspiring to launder more than $20 million in kickbacks to soccer officials, the first financ...

Former South American soccer boss will remain in US prison

NEW YORK (AP) — The former head of South American soccer will remain in a U.S. prison. A federal judge on Tuesday denied the request by Juan Ángel Napout to be released on bail, four...

Ex-soccer boss Napout denied compassionate prison release

NEW YORK (AP) — A federal judge denied a request by the former head of South American soccer to be given compassionate release from prison because of the new coronavirus pandemic but reserved judgment...

Former Fox execs stay free on $15M bond each in soccer case

NEW YORK (AP) — Two former 21st Century Fox Inc. executives were allowed to remain free on $15 million appearance bonds, three days after they were indicted as part of the U.S. government’s investigat...

Former Fox executives charged with bribes in World Cup bid

NEW YORK (AP) — A pair of former sports marketing executives of 21st Century Fox have been indicted on charges they paid bribes to soccer officials to obtain confidential bidding information during FI...

Prison sentence of Brazil soccer executive Marin cut short

NEW YORK (AP) — The former head of Brazilian soccer was granted compassionate release from a U.S. federal prison on Monday amid the new coronavirus pandemic, his sentence cut short by about eight mont...

New US Soccer leadership: Settling women's lawsuit priority

NEW YORK (AP) — The new president and chief executive officer of the U.S. Soccer Federation say settling a lawsuit filed by women's national team players is a priority. “A lot of dam...

New normal: MLB adjusts to coronavirus uncertainty

PHOENIX (AP) — Major league teams adjusted to their strange new normal, with more players returning to their hometowns as they realized baseball won't be played for months. Arizona m...

USSF says hostile crowds give men different jobs than women

NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. Soccer Federation says facing hostile crowds in Mexico and Central America and makes playing for the U.S. men's national team a different job than competing for the American w...

US men feel expectations ahead of Olympic soccer qualifying

Knowing the United States men missed out on the 2012 and 2016 Olympic soccer tournament and the 2018 World Cup, American under-23 team coach Jason Kreis understands the expectations going into qualify...

USSF offers women same pay as men for matches it controls

NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. Soccer Federation says it has offered the women's national team equal pay to male counterparts for matches under USSF control but maintains the women's union wants bonuses for...

17-year-old Gio Reyna to join US national team

NEW YORK (AP) — Gio Reyna is following his father to the U.S. national team. The 17-year-old Borussia Dortmund midfielder will be invited to the American training camp ahead of exhib...

Beckham's Miami MLS team to kick off after 7 years of twists

NEW YORK (AP) — Used to bending free kicks for goals, David Beckham was not prepared for seven years of twists en route to his team's Major League Soccer debut this weekend. "This I ...

MLS owners predict league will surpass MLB, Premier League

NEW YORK (AP) — Three days ahead of the Major League Soccer's 25th season, owners, executives and players gathered for a day of unbridled optimism and hyperbole. Los Angeles FC lead ...