Men's soccer

Japan goalkeeper Eiji Kawashima dives to stop a shot right over the goal line during the group H match between Japan and Poland at the 2018 soccer World Cup at the Volgograd Arena in Volgograd, Russia, Thursday, June 28, 2018. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)
June 28, 2018 - 10:54 am
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on Thursday at the World Cup (all times local): 5:49 p.m. Japan and Poland are locked 0-0 at halftime in their last World Cup group match. Japan created most of the chances during the half with Yoshinori Muto central to most of his team's attacking forays. Muto was one of...
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In this photo taken on Wednesday, June 27, 2018, a woman walks past a 21-floor concrete structure building in Kaliningrad, Russia. Lonely Planet calls it "hideous" and an eyesore. FIFA describes it as "classic Soviet architecture." Locals in this Russian territory sandwiched between Poland and Lithuania call it simply "The Monster" or the "Buried Robot," believing it looks like the head of a giant robot entombed up to its shoulders into the earth. (AP Photo/Michael Corder)
June 28, 2018 - 10:02 am
KALININGRAD, Russia (AP) — Lonely Planet calls it "hideous." FIFA describes it as "classic Soviet architecture." The locals, on the other hand, call it "The Monster" or the "Buried Robot," believing it looks like the head of a giant robot entombed up to its shoulders. Dom Sovietov -- the House of...
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Brazil's Marcelo covers his face during the group E match between Serbia and Brazil, at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Spartak Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, June 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)
June 28, 2018 - 9:01 am
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on Thursday at the World Cup (all times local): 3:45 p.m. Brazil says Marcelo is recovering well from his back injury but it remains unclear if he will be available for the team's round-of-16 match against Mexico on Monday. The Brazilian federation says Marcelo is "...
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FILE - In this Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017 file photo, Everton's Wayne Rooney applauds fans during warm up before the English Premier League soccer match between Manchester United and Everton at Old Trafford in Manchester, England. Rooney's second spell at boyhood English team Everton maybe over after just a year. The former England captain posted a photograph on Twitter of him giving the thumbs-up while apparently sitting on an airplane and bound for the United States it was reported on Thursday, June 28, 2018. (AP Photo/Rui Vieira, File)
June 28, 2018 - 7:21 am
LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Wayne Rooney's second spell at boyhood English team Everton maybe over after just a year. The former England captain posted a photograph on Twitter of him giving the thumbs-up while apparently sitting on an airplane and bound for the United States. Alongside the picture...
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Russian President Vladimir Putin, center, and FIFA President Gianni Infantino, right of him, attend an opening friendly soccer match between two children teams and FIFA legends at a Football Park in Red Square during the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Spartak Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, June 28, 2018. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)
June 28, 2018 - 7:12 am
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on the World Cup (all times local): 2:10 p.m. Former Germany captain Lothar Matthaeus says "something has to change" about the team after its World Cup group-stage exit. As Germany travels home following the 2-0 loss to South Korea that eliminated the defending champion,...
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Russian President Vladimir Putin, center, and FIFA President Gianni Infantino, right of him, attend an opening friendly soccer match between two children teams and FIFA legends at a Football Park in Red Square during the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Spartak Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, June 28, 2018. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)
June 28, 2018 - 7:04 am
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on the World Cup (all times local): 2 p.m. FIFA president Gianni Infantino has been elusive for international media during the World Cup, but he made a brief exception Thursday. Opening a soccer exhibition on Red Square with Russian President Vladimir Putin, Infantino...
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U.S. Special Operations Command Pacific Search and Rescue team personne; walk out of a cave where young soccer team and their coach are believed to be missing, Thursday, June 28, 2018, in Mae Sai, Chiang Rai province, in northern Thailand. A U.S. military team and British cave experts joined the rescue effort for 12 boys and their soccer coach missing for five days inside the cave being flooded by near-constant rains. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)
June 28, 2018 - 2:27 am
MAE SAI, Thailand (AP) — A U.S. military team and British cave experts joined the search in northern Thailand for 12 boys and their soccer coach missing for five days inside a cave being flooded by near-constant rains. A Thai army general coordinating the rescue said Thursday morning that overnight...
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Water is pumped from a flooded cave that a soccer team and their coach believed to be missing in, Wednesday, June 27, 2018, in Mae Sai, Chiang Rai province, in northern Thailand. Rain is continuing to fall and water levels keep rising inside a cave in northern Thailand, frustrating the search for 12 boys and their soccer coach who have been missing since Saturday. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)
June 27, 2018 - 11:18 pm
MAE SAI, Thailand (AP) — A U.S. military team and British cave experts have joined the rescue effort in northern Thailand for 12 boys and their soccer coach stranded for a fifth day inside a cave being flooded by near-constant rains. A Thai army general coordinating the rescue said Thursday morning...
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President Donald Trump and Portuguese President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa shake hands in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, June 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
June 27, 2018 - 5:42 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Meeting in the maelstrom of breaking news, President Donald Trump took a moment Wednesday to explain the significance of a Supreme Court vacancy to visiting Portuguese President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa. At one point, Trump even broached the subject of a political career for...
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Sweden's Andreas Granqvist, left, celebrates with teammates after scoring his side's second goal during the group F match between Mexico and Sweden, at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Yekaterinburg Arena in Yekaterinburg , Russia, Wednesday, June 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)
June 27, 2018 - 4:23 pm
YEKATERINBURG, Russia (AP) — Sweden was so dominant against Mexico at the World Cup that the best Mexican plays of the night were made 600 miles away by South Koreans. The Swedes rolled to a 3-0 rout Wednesday, never challenged in the second half, overtaking Mexico to win Group F just four nights...
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