Professional soccer

New York Red Bulls' Tim Parker gets his head on the ball to prevent a pass from reaching Vancouver Whitecaps' Kei Kamara, back, during the second half of an MLS soccer game Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018 in Vancouver, British Columbia. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press via AP)
August 18, 2018 - 9:35 pm
VANCOUER, British Columbia (AP) — Daniel Royer scored his second goal of the game in the 90th minute to give the New York Red Bulls a 2-2 tie with the Vancouver Whitecaps on Saturday. With New York (15-6-3) playing a man down, Tyler Adams set up the tying goal with a free kick into the box. Royer...
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August 18, 2018 - 9:26 pm
CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — Cory Burke and Ilson Pereira scored and Borek Dockal had two assists to help the Philadelphia Union beat New York City FC 2-0 on Saturday night. Burke, a 26-year-old rookie, has six goals in six starts — all wins. Andre Blake made three saves for his first shutout since June 23...
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FC Barcelona's Lionel Messi, center, duels for the ball against Alaves' Ruben Sobrino, left, during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between FC Barcelona and Alaves at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain, Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
August 18, 2018 - 7:43 pm
MADRID (AP) — Barcelona scored its 6,000th goal in the Spanish league after another ingenious strike by Lionel Messi got its title defense off to a winning start. Messi cleverly sent his free kick underneath Alaves' wall to open the scoring in the 64th minute of Barcelona's 3-0 win at Camp Nou...
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FC Barcelona's Lionel Messi, center, duels for the ball against Alaves' Ruben Sobrino, left, during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between FC Barcelona and Alaves at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain, Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
August 18, 2018 - 7:03 pm
MADRID (AP) — Barcelona scored its 6,000th goal in the Spanish league after another ingenious strike by Lionel Messi got its title defense off to a winning start. Messi cleverly sent his free kick underneath Alaves' wall to open the scoring in the 64th minute of Barcelona's 3-0 win at Camp Nou...
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Juventus' Cristiano Ronaldo jumps as he reaches for the ball during the Serie A soccer match between Chievo Verona and Juventus, at the Bentegodi Stadium in Verona, Italy, Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)
August 18, 2018 - 4:14 pm
VERONA, Italy (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo had to rely on his teammates to make a winning start to his Juventus career. For the thousands of fans who descended on the medieval city of Verona, this was one of the rare occasions when the five-time world player of the year couldn't score. "Cristiano...
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Tottenham Hotspur's Harry Kane, right, celebrates scoring his side's third goal of the game against Fulham, with team-mate Erik Lamela, during their English Premier League soccer match at Wembley Stadium in London, Saturday Aug. 18, 2018. (Nick Potts/PA via AP)
August 18, 2018 - 2:57 pm
Chelsea and Arsenal served up a feast of goals in a thrilling London derby in the Premier League. Across the capital, Harry Kane was happy with just the one goal to end his August hoodoo in England's top division. Chelsea scored twice in the opening 20 minutes, conceded twice before halftime and...
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Juventus' Cristiano Ronaldo balances the ball on his head prior to the Serie A soccer match between Chievo Verona and Juventus, at the Bentegodi Stadium in Verona, Italy, Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)
August 18, 2018 - 12:12 pm
VERONA, Italy (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo warmed up at Chievo Verona with crowd-pleasing ball tricks ahead of his competitive debut for Juventus in the Serie A opener on Saturday. Juventus fans cheered Ronaldo's every touch. Saturday's game at the Stadio Bentegodi is sold out and there were long...
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Tottenham Hotspur's Harry Kane, right, celebrates scoring his side's third goal of the game against Fulham, with team-mate Erik Lamela, during their English Premier League soccer match at Wembley Stadium in London, Saturday Aug. 18, 2018. (Nick Potts/PA via AP)
August 18, 2018 - 12:11 pm
After 15 games and more than 1,000 minutes, Harry Kane has finally scored a Premier League goal in August. The striker's hoodoo in the English season's opening month is over after he curled home Tottenham's third goal in a 3-1 win over Fulham on Saturday. Kane was fully aware of his August woes —...
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FC Barcelona's Lionel Messi talks to the crowd ahead of the Joan Gamper trophy friendly soccer match between FC Barcelona and Boca Juniors at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
August 16, 2018 - 4:51 pm
A regular-season Spanish league game is coming to the United States, possibly as early as this season, with Real Madrid or Barcelona potentially involved but unlikely to be playing each other. The league said Thursday it is planning to play a match across the Atlantic as part of a new 15-year...
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Atletico's Antoine Griezmann lifts up the trophy to celebrate with teammates after the UEFA Super Cup final soccer match between Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid at the Lillekula Stadium in Tallinn, Estonia, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
August 15, 2018 - 7:01 pm
TALLINN, Estonia (AP) — Atletico Madrid finally got the better of Real Madrid on the European stage, scoring twice in extra time to win 4-2 in the UEFA Super Cup final on Wednesday in its rival's first game without Cristiano Ronaldo. Atletico got off to a flying start with Diego Costa scoring the...
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