Professional soccer

December 22, 2017 - 10:26 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Jurors have resumed deliberations at the New York City trial of three former South American soccer officials charged with accepting millions of dollars in bribes. Deliberations entered their sixth day on Friday in the case against Manuel Burga, of Peru; Juan Napout, of Paraguay; and...
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December 22, 2017 - 10:00 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Jurors have resumed deliberations at the U.S. trial of three former South American soccer officials charged with accepting millions of dollars in bribes. Deliberations entered their sixth day on Friday in the case against Manuel Burga, of Peru; Juan Napout, of Paraguay; and Jose...
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December 21, 2017 - 5:44 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Jurors at the U.S. trial of three former South American soccer officials charged with receiving millions of dollars in bribes still haven't reached a verdict. Deliberations ended for the day on Thursday with no decision in the case against Manuel Burga, of Peru; Juan Napout, of...
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Major League Soccer commissioner Don Garber announces that Nashville, Tenn. has been awarded a Major League Soccer franchise Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2017, in Nashville. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
December 21, 2017 - 11:39 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Soccer is postponing a decision on its next expansion team until next year. A day after selecting Nashville, Tennessee, as one of its next two additions, MLS said Thursday it still is considering which market to add from among Cincinnati, Detroit and Sacramento,...
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December 21, 2017 - 10:05 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Jurors have resumed deliberations at the U.S. trial of three former South American soccer officials charged with taking millions of dollars in bribes. Deliberations entered their fifth day on Thursday in the case against Manuel Burga, of Peru, Juan Napout, of Paraguay, and Jose...
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FILE - In this Saturday June 3, 2017 file photo Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo connects with an overhead kick during the Champions League final soccer match between Juventus and Real Madrid at the Millennium stadium in Cardiff, Wales. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein, File)
December 21, 2017 - 4:13 am
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo has made his claim. Now he has to live up to it. Ronaldo will face Lionel Messi on Saturday for the first time since the Portugal forward declared himself "the best player in the history" of soccer after equaling the Argentine's five Ballon d'Or awards this...
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Nashville, Tenn. soccer fans celebrate during an announcement that Nashville has been awarded a Major League Soccer franchise Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2017, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
December 20, 2017 - 7:34 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Major League Soccer is expanding its presence in the southeast, awarding Nashville the first of its newest expansion franchises as MLS' 24th team . Commissioner Don Garber made the announcement Wednesday at a news conference with Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam, Nashville Mayor...
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December 20, 2017 - 10:16 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Jurors have resumed deliberations at the U.S. trial of three former South American soccer officials accused of taking millions of dollars in bribes. The deliberations were entering their fourth day Wednesday in the corruption case against Juan Angel Napout, of Paraguay, Manuel Burga...
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Mark Swartz sits in the living room of his home as he salvages items after it was destroyed by a tornado Tuesday, March 7, 2017, when a severe storm passed through Oak Grove, Mo. Monday night. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
March 07, 2017 - 7:03 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Mark and Jennifer Swartz moved into their first home in November. On Tuesday, only a section of floor was left of their three-bedroom, two-bath house in Oak Grove, Missouri, after a storm system that dropped more than 30 tornadoes across the Midwest tore it apart. "It's all...
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Mark Swartz sits in the living room of his home as he salvages items after it was destroyed by a tornado Tuesday, March 7, 2017, when a severe storm passed through Oak Grove, Mo. Monday night. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
March 07, 2017 - 6:55 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Mark and Jennifer Swartz moved into their first home in November. On Tuesday, only a section of floor was left of their three-bedroom, two-bath house in Oak Grove, Missouri, after a storm system that dropped more than 30 tornadoes across the Midwest tore it apart. "It's all...
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