Arsenal end worst run since 1977 in comeback win vs West Ham

LONDON (AP) — Arsenal ended its worst winless run in 42 years by coming from behind at halftime to beat West Ham 3-1 in the English Premier League on Monday. Arsenal's nine-match win...

3 arrested after home-made bombs detonated at Brazil stadium

SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazilian police have arrested three people after home-made bombs were detonated at Mineirão Stadium as Cruzeiro was being relegated to the second division for the first time. ...

Real Madrid resting Ramos and Kroos against Club Brugge

MADRID (AP) — Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane will rest captain Sergio Ramos and midfielder Toni Kroos for their Champions League match against Club Brugge on Wednesday. Real Madri...

Messi rested by Barcelcona against Inter in Champions League

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Lionel Messi will not play in Barcelona's match against Inter Milan in the Champions League on Tuesday. Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde is resting Messi for ...

Messi's hometown offers emotional trip to his childhood

ROSARIO, Argentina (AP) — Soccer wasn't always Lionel Messi's favorite activity. When he was a child in the modest neighborhood of La Bajada in his Argentine hometown of Rosario, he...

AP Interview: Parris' WWC soul-searching, striving for elite

LONDON (AP) — As Nikita Parris reflects on a transformative year for English women’s football, not ending 2019 as a world champion still hurts. ­­­­­It’s even harder to banish that l...

Juventus loss opens title race as Lazio enters the fray

MILAN (AP) — A two-team battle for the Serie A title has suddenly become a three-team race. Before last weekend, Inter Milan was trying to prevent Juventus from winning a record-exte...

Cyprus champion APOEL parts ways with German coach

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — APOEL parted ways with coach Thomas Doll on Monday, eight months after the German took over at the Cypriot club. APOEL said in a statement that Doll's departur...

Judge rules players not guilty in match-fixing case in Spain

MADRID (AP) — The 36 players on trial in Spain's most high-profile match-fixing case were cleared of wrongdoing on Monday. A Spanish judge issued the “not guilty” verdict, saying the...

Timeline of Russia's doping cases and cover-ups

The World Anti-Doping Agency has banned Russia from the Olympics and other major sporting events for four years, though many athletes will likely be allowed to compete as neutral athletes. ...

Vinícius Júnior latest Madrid player recovered by Zidane

MADRID (AP) — Vinícius Júnior has become the latest Real Madrid player given new life by coach Zinedine Zidane. The Brazilian teenager started this weekend for the first time in near...

Basketball player fined for ignoring Chinese national anthem

BEIJING (AP) — China's professional basketball association fined one of its foreign players on Monday for not paying sufficient attention during the pre-game playing of the country's national anthem. ...

Joshua set to defend heavyweight titles at Tottenham stadium

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Anthony Joshua is set for a London homecoming to start his second reign as world heavyweight champion, with his next fight likely to take place at the recently built stadiu...

Father: Navy victim shot standing watch fresh from boot camp

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Fresh out of boot camp, Cameron Walters proudly told his father in Georgia during their nightly video chat that he had passed the exam qualifying him to stand watch and help secur...

Russian soccer fans stage mass walkouts to protest arrests

MOSCOW (AP) — Soccer fans from almost all of Russia's top clubs have staged mass walkouts at games to protest a police crackdown. So-called ultras organized walkouts during at least...