Man United's Solskjaer faces old teammate in Europa League

DÜSSELDORF, Germany (AP) — The Europa League will set up a reunion for Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as he takes on an old friend in the quarterfinals. When Solskja...

AP source: MAC cancels fall football season due to virus

The Mid-American Conference on Saturday became the first league competing at college football’s highest level to cancel its fall season because of COVID-19 concerns. A person with kn...

Accidental Tourist Li Leads at Mid-Point of PGA Championship

Like too many tour pros, the guy leading the PGA Championship after two rounds is not above letting his clubs do the talking. What makes Li Haotong stand out from the crowd is what one of those clubs ...

Wild end to Spain's 2nd division 'virus' match 3 weeks later

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — The match that caused chaos in Spain’s second division after being suspended because of a coronavirus outbreak on one team was decided by a stoppage-time penalty on Friday. ...

Salary caps for teams in lower leagues of English football

LONDON (AP) — Clubs in the third and fourth professional divisions in English football have voted to introduce squad salary caps. The cap will be set at 2.5 million pounds ($3.2 mill...

Barca may need youth to get past Napoli, reach CL final 8

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Barcelona coach Quique Setién says that he is ready to count on youngsters Ansu Fati and Riqui Puig to eliminate Napoli and advance to the Champions League final eight in Portu...

José Ramírez powers Indians past Reds 13-0

CLEVELAND (AP) — José Ramírez homered from both sides of the plate and drove in four runs, and the Cleveland Indians routed the Cincinnati Reds 13-0 on Thursday. Ramírez hit a solo d...

Sevilla, Bayer Leverkusen reach Europa League quarterfinals

DUISBURG, Germany (AP) — Sevilla beat Roma 2-0 in the round of 16 on Thursday to stay in the hunt for a record sixth Europa League title, as Bayer Leverkusen also qualified for the quarterfinals. ...

AP Interview: Martins is Portugal's latest coaching success

Fresh from winning the Greek league with Olympiakos, Pedro Martins looks around the world with pride at the achievements of his fellow Portuguese coaches. Lockdown provided a rare chance to catch up w...

Europol: global sport under "greater risk" of match fixing

LA HAGUE (AP) — As the sporting world gradually emerge from months of coronavirus lockdowns, the European Union's agency for law enforcement cooperation is warning against the “greater risk" of game-f...

Suspended 2nd-tier game in Spain to be played this week

MADRID (AP) — In the latest twist in the never-ending saga that is the Spanish second division, the country’s soccer federation on Monday ruled the suspended match between Deportivo La Coruña and Fuen...

Europa League restarts, bringing back continental soccer

DÜSSELDORF, Germany (AP) — It's been five months since the last games, but European continental club soccer is finally back. The Europa League restarts on Wednesday with the round of 16. ...

Brentford to earn $200M+ if promoted to Premier League

LONDON (AP) — Brentford can earn more than $200 million over three years in additional revenue by beating west London rival Fulham on Tuesday to secure a return to English football's top division afte...

Eddie Howe leaves Bournemouth following relegation from EPL

BOURNEMOUTH, England (AP) — Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe has left the club following its relegation from the Premier League. Howe was English league football’s second longest-servi...

New twist in Spanish soccer virus saga: a 24-team 2nd tier?

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — The Spanish soccer federation is open to accepting a larger second division for next season as a possible solution to the chaos caused by the coronavirus pandemic in determinin...