Men's soccer

Argentina's Lionel Messi reacts after the group D match between Argentina and Croatia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Nizhny Novgorod Stadium in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia, Thursday, June 21, 2018. Croatia won 3-0. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)
June 22, 2018 - 2:14 pm
NIZHNY NOVGOROD, Russia (AP) — It looked like a defeated army surrendering to the enemy, humiliated. Grim faces avoiding eye contact, parading behind their leader to an uncertain fate. Argentina's national team, led by captain Lionel Messi, behaved just like that after a chastening 3-0 defeat to...
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Nigeria's Ahmed Musa celebrates after scoring his team's second goal during the group D match between Nigeria and Iceland at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Volgograd Arena in Volgograd, Russia, Friday, June 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)
June 22, 2018 - 1:22 pm
VOLGOGRAD, Russia (AP) — Ahmed Musa gave Nigeria its first win at this year's World Cup, and gave Argentina a gift. Musa scored two second-half goals to help the Nigerians beat Iceland 2-0 Friday and move into second place in the group behind already-qualified Croatia. Nigeria will face Argentina...
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Argentina's Lionel Messi reacts after the group D match between Argentina and Croatia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Nizhny Novgorod Stadium in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia, Thursday, June 21, 2018. Croatia won 3-0. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)
June 22, 2018 - 1:22 pm
NIZHNY NOVGOROD, Russia (AP) — It looked like a defeated army surrendering to the enemy, humiliated. Grim faces avoiding eye contact, parading behind their leader to an uncertain fate. Argentina's national team, led by captain Lionel Messi, behaved just like that after a chastening 3-0 defeat to...
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Germany's Thomas Mueller, left, and teammate Mats Hummels attend a training session in Sochi, Russia, Wednesday, June 20, 2018. Germany will face Sweden on June 23 in the group F for the soccer World Cup. (AP Photo/Andre Penner)
June 22, 2018 - 11:00 am
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on Friday at the World Cup (all times local): 5:59 p.m. Germany could be without starting central defender Mats Hummels for Saturday's match against Sweden due to a neck injury suffered in training. Coach Joachim Loew said Friday that Hummels aggravated a vertebra in his...
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England's Kieran Trippier looks back after getting the darts from the board as he plays an impromptu game with a member of the media before speaking to journalists at the England media centre in Repino, near St Petersburg, Russia at the 2018 soccer World Cup, Thursday, June 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
June 22, 2018 - 10:59 am
MOSCOW (AP) — A photo of a scribbled team lineup, spotted in the hands of an assistant coach, threatens to sour the unusually cordial World Cup relations between the England team and its traveling media pack. Four years after the team leadership banned reporters for snooping on closed training...
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Nigeria's coach Gernot Rohr, front right, runs with his players during Nigeria's official training on the eve of the group D match between Nigeria and Iceland at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Volgograd Arena, in Volgograd, Russia, Thursday, June 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)
June 22, 2018 - 10:38 am
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on Friday at the World Cup (all times local): 5:35 p.m. Iceland and Nigeria have made lineup changes for their World Cup match in Volgograd. Heimir Hallgrimsson has made two changes to his Iceland squad, bringing in Rurik Gislason for the injured Johann Berg Gudmundsson and...
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Brazil's Neymar reacts after missing a chance to score during the group E match between Brazil and Costa Rica at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the St. Petersburg Stadium in St. Petersburg, Russia, Friday, June 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky)
June 22, 2018 - 9:41 am
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on Friday at the World Cup (all times local): 4:38 p.m. Referee Bjorn Kuipers has reversed a decision to award a penalty to Brazil for an apparent foul on Neymar in the 78th minute. Costa Rica's Giancarlo Gonzalez put his hand across Neymar on the left of the penalty area...
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Belgium's head coach Roberto Martinez walks with the ball during Belgium's official training ahead of the group G match between Belgium and Tunisia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Spartak Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Friday, June 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)
June 22, 2018 - 9:31 am
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on Friday at the World Cup (all times local): 4:27 p.m. Being boring is working well for Belgium coach Roberto Martinez. Asked why this squad seemed much calmer than at previous tournaments, Martinez says they're avoiding making headlines for off-field issues. Martinez says...
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Argentina's Nicolas Otamendi (17) argues with Croatia's Dejan Lovren (6) during the group D match between Argentina and Croatia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Nizhny Novgorod stadium in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia, Thursday, June 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)
June 22, 2018 - 8:44 am
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on Friday at the World Cup (all times local): 3:43 p.m. Croatia's players have stoked ethnic tensions by celebrating their 3-0 victory against Argentina by singing a nationalist song that glorifies the Balkan country's wartime struggle against the Serbs. A brief clip shows...
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Brazil's Neymar warms up before the group E match between Brazil and Costa Rica at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the St. Petersburg Stadium in St. Petersburg, Russia, Friday, June 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)
June 22, 2018 - 7:56 am
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on Friday at the World Cup (all times local): 2:40 p.m. Brazil star Neymar caused a stir with his "spaghetti" hairstyle for his opening match at the World Cup. Five days later, it appears to have gone. Warming up for the game against Costa Rica in St. Petersburg, the Brazil...
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