Soccer

Mexican soccer fans and pride marchers mingle in…

Soccer fans converged around Mexico's Angel of Independence monument to celebrate the national team's second win in the World Cup, mingling with an annual gay pride parade in a country that has been reprimanded for homophobic slurs during soccer matches.

Belgium, team of tomorrow, hopes to finally win…

A polyglot of 11 million known for waffles, chocolate and beer, Belgium hopes to win a major title for the first time in its 114-year soccer history

Dempsey scores first goal of season, Sounders tie Fire, 1-1

Clint Dempsey scores first goal of season as Seattle Sounders tie Chicago Fire 1-1

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Ex-soccer star says Iran officials barred him…

The former captain of Spain's national soccer team, Carles Puyol, is claiming that Iranian TV officials barred him from appearing as a World Cup commentator because of his long hair

Chicago Cubs owners in talks to purchase AC Milan

The Ricketts family that owns the Chicago Cubs says it is in negotiations to purchase the debt-ridden AC Milan soccer team

Ciman, Diomande help LAFC to 2-0 win over Crew

Laurent Ciman scores as Los Angeles FC tops Columbus Crew 2-0

UN puts together a 'Youth World Cup' in New York

While the World Cup plays out in Russia, dozens of New York City children are set to play in a U.N.-sponsored youth version of the global soccer tournament

Saudi minister tweets barb at UEFA chief in TV…

Saudi Arabia's sports minister has criticized the president of European soccer on Twitter in an escalating dispute over Qatar-owned sports broadcasting rights

Hoesen, Tarbell help 'Quakes to 1-1 tie with Real Salt Lake

Danny Hoesen scored his third goal in two games and Andrew Tarbell tied his career high with seven saves to help the San Jose Earthquakes to a 1-1 tie with Real Salt Lake

Netflix options story of soccer team that welcomed refugees

The story of a group of Somali refugees who joined a largely white high school soccer team in Maine and helped lead it to the state championship could soon be on Netflix

Smith's stoppage-time goal helps Rapids snap skid

Tommy Smith scored in the seventh minute of stoppage time to give the Colorado Rapids a 3-2 victory over Minnesota United

Uruguay is lucky to have Suarez - Stuani

Cristhian Stuani praised Luis Suarez's work ethic after the Uruguayan reached 100 caps for his country.

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Shelton's late goal helps Sporting KC beat Dynamo 3-2

Daniel Salloi had a goal and two assists and Khiry Shelton scored a late goal in Sporting Kansas City's 3-2 comeback victory over the Houston Dynamo

Uruguay still has room for improvement - Stuani

Cristhian Stuani admits Uruguay's results so far have been historic, but there's still room for improvement.

Piatti, own goal help Impact beat Orlando City 2-0

Ignacio Piatti scored his third goal in the last two games to help the Montreal Impact beat Orlando City 2-0

Fan colour - Mexico fans dreaming of World Cup…

Mexico fans are dreaming of moving past the World Cup quarter-finals for the first time after a 2-1 win over South Korea.

Wright-Phillips, Robles help Red Bulls beat FC Dallas

Bradley Wright-Phillips scored his 11th goal of the season and the New York Red Bulls beat FC Dallas 3-0, playing a man down for the final 60-plus minutes

Fan colour - Jubilant Germans celebrate Sochi…

Germany fans were jubilant after witnessing their side secure a vital last-gasp win over Sweden in Sochi on Saturday.

Dockal scores twice as Union beat Whitecaps 4-0, snap skid

Borek Dockal scored twice, Ilson Pereira had a goal and an assist and the Philadelphia Union beat the Vancouver Whitecaps 4-0 to snap a two-game losing streak

Corluka presented with gifts after reaching 100…

Veteran Croatia defender Vedran Corluka was given special gifts after making his 100th cap.

Sweden has a lot to be upset about after last-minute loss

Sweden had a lot to be upset about when the final whistle blew and it lost to Germany 2-1 at the World Cup

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The Latest: England-Panama game could decide…

If more stoppage-time drama is too much to ask of this suddenly stunner-filled World Cup, at least Sunday could bring more clarity about which teams will make it out of their groups.

Germany were always going to score - Podolski

Former World Cup winner Lukas Podolski insisted he felt Germany were always going to score ahead of their late winner against Sweden at the 2018 World Cup.

Kroos scores late to give Germany 2-1 win over…

Toni Kroos scored in the fifth minute of stoppage time from outside the penalty area and 10-man Germany rallied to beat Sweden 2-1 to stay alive at the World Cup