Men's soccer

Brazil's Thiago Silva, left, celebrates with teammate Neymar after scoring his side's second goal 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/Rebecca Blackwell)
June 27, 2018 - 3:54 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on Wednesday at the World Cup (all times local): 10:5 Brazil has beaten Serbia 2-0 to top the group and set up a game against Mexico in the round of 16 at the World Cup. Switzerland secured second spot in Group E with a 2-2 draw with Costa Rica and will face Group F winner...
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Brazil's Thiago Silva is congratulated by Neymar, left, after scoring their second goal 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 27, 2018 - 3:38 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on Wednesday at the World Cup (all times local): 10:33 p.m. Brazil has taken a 2-0 lead on a header by Thiago Silva, who blocked a point-blank header from Serbia's Aleksandar Mitrovic about eight minutes earlier. Silva fought through a pack of Serbian defenders and cleanly...
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FILE - In this Sunday, March 18, 2018 file photo, AC Milan coach Gennaro Gattuso celebrates with his players after winning the Serie A soccer match between AC Milan and Chievo Verona at the San Siro stadium in Milan, Italy. UEFA has on Wednesday, June 27, 2018 given AC Milan a one-year Europa League ban for overspending on player transfer and wages. Milan last year spent more than 200 million euros (then nearly $250 million) on new players amid questions over the financial stability of the Chinese-led consortium that purchased the Italian club from Silvio Berlusconi for $800 million in April 2017. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni, file)
June 27, 2018 - 2:59 pm
MILAN (AP) — UEFA banned AC Milan from European competition for one year on Wednesday for overspending on player transfers and wages in one of the toughest sentences handed down for breaching financial fair play regulations. Milan will be excluded from next season's Europa League unless an appeal...
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Germany's Thomas Mueller wipes his face after the group F match between South Korea and Germany, at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Kazan Arena in Kazan, Russia, Wednesday, June 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
June 27, 2018 - 2:57 pm
KAZAN, Russia (AP) — Everyone was waiting for Germany to score another late World Cup-saving goal. It never came. Instead, the Germans have become the fourth defending champions in the last five tournaments to be eliminated in the group stage following a 2-0 loss to South Korea on Wednesday. The...
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Brazil's Neymar grimaces in pain after a tackle by Serbia's Adem Ljajic 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/Matthias Schrader)
June 27, 2018 - 2:55 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on Wednesday at the World Cup (all times local): 9:48 p.m. Brazil and Switzerland have halftime leads in the last Group E games and are on track to advance to the knockout stage at the World Cup. Brazil has a 1-0 lead over Serbia in Moscow after Paulinho took a long pass...
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Switzerland's Blerim Dzemaili scores his side's opening goal during the group E match between Switzerland and Costa Rica, at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Nizhny Novgorod Stadium in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia, Wednesday, June 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
June 27, 2018 - 2:37 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on Wednesday at the World Cup (all times local): 9: 33 p.m. Blerim Dzemaili has given Switzerland a 1-0 lead with a goal in the 31st minute against Costa Rica in their World Cup group game. Switzerland needs only a draw to reach the knockout stage from Group E. Costa Rica...
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England flags are seen as fans watch the group G match between England and Panama at the 2018 soccer World Cup at the Nizhny Novgorod Stadium in Nizhny Novgorod , Russia, Sunday, June 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)
June 27, 2018 - 2:02 pm
KALININGRAD, Russia (AP) — Relaxing strict visa requirements for the World Cup, Russia made entry even easier than intended for foreigners. Supporters from England are being advised to exploit the loophole. To cope with its biggest influx of foreigners, Russia just asked for ticket details to be...
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People walk outside Spartak Stadium ahead of the group E match between Serbia and Brazil, at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, June 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
June 27, 2018 - 1:26 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on Wednesday at the World Cup (all times local): 8:20 p.m. Brazil coach Tite is sticking with the same lineup that beat Costa Rica as his team tries to earn a trip to the knockout stage of the World Cup against Serbia. On the other side of the pitch, coach Mladen Krstajic...
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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 - 12:39 pm
YEKATERINBURG, Russia (AP) — Sweden dominated Mexico 3-0 to move on to the World Cup knockout round, and thanks to South Korea, Mexico also advances. Ludwig Augustinsson volleyed a left-footed shot past goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa from close range five minutes into the second half, and captain...
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June 27, 2018 - 12:03 pm
MILAN (AP) — UEFA effectively banned AC Milan from European competition for one year on Wednesday for overspending on player transfers and wages in one of the toughest sentences handed down for breaching financial fair play regulations. That means Milan will be excluded from next season's Europa...
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