Men's soccer

Spain head coach Fernando Hierro arrives for the official training on the eve of the group B match between Morocco and Spain at the Mirny stadium in Kaliningrad, Russia, Sunday, June 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)
June 24, 2018 - 4:00 pm
KALININGRAD, Russia (AP) — Spain doesn't need to win its last World Cup group match to advance, but that doesn't mean coach Fernando Hierro wants his team to look past Morocco to the round of 16. The 2010 champions can go through if they beat or draw with already-eliminated Morocco or if Portugal...
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Panama's Felipe Baloy, left, reacts after scoring his team's first goal as England's John Stones and Kyle Walker, right, watch during 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/Matthias Schrader)
June 24, 2018 - 3:37 pm
NIZHNY NOVGOROD, Russia (AP) — He made his World Cup debut at age 37, when he's about to hang up his boots, and scored his country's first-ever goal on soccer's biggest stage. What more could Panama captain and defender Felipe Baloy ask for. The 6-1 thrashing that Panama suffered at England's hands...
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Japan's Keisuke Honda, right, scores his side's second goal past Senegal's Kalidou Koulibaly during the group H match between Japan and Senegal at the 2018 soccer World Cup at the Yekaterinburg Arena in Yekaterinburg , Russia, Sunday, June 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
June 24, 2018 - 3:03 pm
YEKATERINBURG, Russia (AP) — Keisuke Honda sat on the bench for 72 minutes, knowing a goal would make him the first Japanese player to score at three World Cups. Six minutes later, it was a done deal. The former AC Milan forward scored in the 78th minute, knocking the ball past two defenders...
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Colombia's scorer Yerry Mina, right and his teammate Davinson Sanchez, left, celebrate the opening goal during the group H match between Poland and Colombia at the 2018 soccer World Cup at the Kazan Arena in Kazan, Russia, Sunday, June 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)
June 24, 2018 - 2:57 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on Sunday at the World Cup (all times local): 9:50 p.m. Colombia leads Poland 1-0 at halftime in the much-win second group game in Kazan. Yerry Mina outjumped the Poland defenders to open the scoring with a fine header from a James Rodriguez cross in the 40th minute,...
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Switzerland's Granit Xhaka celebrates after scoring his side's first goal during the group E match between Switzerland and Serbia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Kaliningrad Stadium in Kaliningrad, Russia, Friday, June 22, 2018. (Laurent Gillieron/Keystone via AP)
June 24, 2018 - 2:10 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — Despite goal celebrations seen as inflaming political tensions with Serbia, the head of Switzerland's soccer federation said Sunday he doesn't expect FIFA to suspend his players. FIFA has added a third Swiss player — captain Stephan Lichtsteiner — to an investigation of both scorers...
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Rene Higuita, former goalkeeper of the national team of Colombia, raises a fist prior to the group H match between Poland and Colombia at the 2018 soccer World Cup at the Kazan Arena in Kazan, Russia, Sunday, June 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)
June 24, 2018 - 2:00 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on Sunday at the World Cup (all times local): 8:56 p.m. Former Colombia 'keeper Rene Higuita has traveled to Kazan to support the Cafeteros against Poland in the World Cup. Higuita, who is remembered for the spectacular "Scorpio Kick" he made during a friendly match against...
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Serbia's Aleksandar Mitrovic reacts in dejection at the end of the group E match between Switzerland and Serbia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Kaliningrad Stadium in Kaliningrad, Russia, Friday, June 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)
June 24, 2018 - 1:38 pm
KALININGRAD, Russia (AP) — A day after being put under investigation by FIFA for complaining about the refereeing of their 2-1 World Cup loss to Switzerland and misbehavior by fans, Serbia's football association has filed an official complaint with the sport's governing body alleging "biased...
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England's Harry Kane celebrates his team's 6-1 victory at the end of 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 24, 2018 - 1:28 pm
NIZHNY NOVGOROD, Russia (AP) — Harry Kane now has a permanent souvenir from the World Cup. The England striker grabbed the game ball and kept it in his grasp after scoring a hat trick in his team's 6-1 win over Panama on Sunday. Those goals — two penalties and a lucky deflection — made Kane the...
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England's Harry Kane celebrates after he scored his side's second goal during 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 24, 2018 - 12:42 pm
NIZHNY NOVGOROD, Russia (AP) — With two penalties and an accidental deflection, Harry Kane moved ahead of David Beckham and Cristiano Ronaldo and put England into the round of 16 at the World Cup. Kane scored half of England's goals Sunday in a 6-1 rout of Panama, the national team's largest-ever...
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Egypt's Mohamed Salah, left, speaks with goalkeeper Essam El Hadary during Egypt's official training on the eve of the group A match between Saudi Arabia and Egypt at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Volgograd Arena, in Volgograd, Russia, Sunday, June 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)
June 24, 2018 - 12:37 pm
VOLGOGRAD, Russia (AP) — Egypt striker Mohamed Salah's shoulder injury appeared Sunday to have significantly improved before the Pharaohs' last World Cup game against Saudi Arabia. The 26-year-old Liverpool player, however, didn't seem to be 100-percent fit during warmup drills in the team's final...
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