Professional soccer

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger gestures during the English Premier League soccer match between Brighton and Arsenal at the AMEX Stadium, in Brighton, England, Sunday March 4, 2018. (Gareth Fuller/PA via AP)
March 04, 2018 - 2:51 pm
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — It is looking increasingly likely that Chelsea and Arsenal will be the teams from the Premier League's "Big Six" to miss out on Champions League qualification this season. Chelsea lost in Manchester for the second straight weekend, defeated 1-0 at runaway leader Man City...
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Manchester City's Bernardo Silva celebrates with his teammates after scoring his side's opening goal during the English Premier League soccer match between Manchester City and Chelsea at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, England, Sunday, March 4, 2018. (AP Photo/Rui Vieira)
March 04, 2018 - 2:32 pm
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Statistics often don't tell the whole story but some figures from Manchester City's dominant 1-0 win over Chelsea further highlighted the gulf in class between the Premier League leaders and the rest. Chelsea arrived at Etihad Stadium as the English champions — for a few...
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Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger gestures during the English Premier League soccer match between Brighton and Arsenal at the AMEX Stadium, in Brighton, England, Sunday March 4, 2018. (Gareth Fuller/PA via AP)
March 04, 2018 - 1:16 pm
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — It is looking increasingly likely that Chelsea and Arsenal will be the teams from the Premier League's "Big Six" to miss out on Champions League qualification this season. Chelsea lost in Manchester for the second straight weekend, defeated 1-0 at runaway leader Man City...
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FILE - In this Sunday, Jan. 17, 2016 filer, Fiorentina's Davide Astori goes for the ball during the Serie A soccer match between AC Milan and Fiorentina at the San Siro stadium in Milan, Italy. Fiorentina captain Davide Astori has died, the club has announced. He was 31. Astori was found in the early hours of Sunday morning in his hotel room in Udine, where the team was staying ahead of an Italian league match. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni, File)
March 04, 2018 - 12:38 pm
UDINE, Italy (AP) — Fiorentina captain Davide Astori was found dead in his hotel room on Sunday at the age of 31 after a suspected cardiac arrest before an Italian league match. The defender, who has also played 14 times for Italy's national team, was discovered by Fiorentina staff when he failed...
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Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger gestures during the English Premier League soccer match between Brighton and Arsenal at the AMEX Stadium, in Brighton, England, Sunday March 4, 2018. (Gareth Fuller/PA via AP)
March 04, 2018 - 11:37 am
BRIGHTON, England (AP) — Arsenal completed a dreadful week by losing 2-1 at Brighton in the Premier League on Sunday to slip 13 points off the Champions League qualification positions and pile more pressure on manager Arsene Wenger. After back-to-back 3-0 losses to Manchester City across two...
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Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger gestures during the English Premier League soccer match between Brighton and Arsenal at the AMEX Stadium, in Brighton, England, Sunday March 4, 2018. (Gareth Fuller/PA via AP)
March 04, 2018 - 10:29 am
BRIGHTON, England (AP) — Arsenal completed a dreadful week by losing 2-1 at Brighton in the Premier League on Sunday to slip 13 points off the Champions League qualification positions and pile more pressure on manager Arsene Wenger. After back-to-back 3-0 losses to Manchester City across two...
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Liverpool's Mohamed Salah scores his side's first goal of the game, during the English Premier League soccer match between Liverpool and Newcastle United, at Anfield, in Liverpool, England, Saturday March 3, 2018. (Anthony Devlin/PA via AP)
March 03, 2018 - 3:35 pm
LONDON (AP) — Liverpool and Tottenham put the squeeze on Chelsea in the race for Champions League qualification next season after chalking up 2-0 victories in the English Premier League on Saturday. Mohamed Salah struck his 32nd goal in all competitions and Sadio Mane made sure of victory as second...
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Newcastle United's Paul Dummett, centre and Liverpool's Mohamed Salah, right, battle for the ball, during the English Premier League soccer match between Liverpool and Newcastle United, at Anfield, in Liverpool, England, Saturday March 3, 2018. (Anthony Devlin/PA via AP)
March 03, 2018 - 3:28 pm
LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Mohamed Salah netted in a seventh successive match to continue the best scoring spree in Europe's big five leagues as Liverpool defeated Newcastle 2-0 on Saturday. It was Salah's 32nd goal in all competitions, and the 26th club match he has scored in, eclipsing the likes...
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Liverpool's Mohamed Salah scores his side's first goal of the game, during the English Premier League soccer match between Liverpool and Newcastle United, at Anfield, in Liverpool, England, Saturday March 3, 2018. (Anthony Devlin/PA via AP)
March 03, 2018 - 2:53 pm
LONDON (AP) — Liverpool and Tottenham put the squeeze on Chelsea in the race for Champions League qualification next season after chalking up 2-0 victories in the English Premier League on Saturday. Mohamed Salah struck his 32nd goal in all competitions and Sadio Mane made sure of victory as second...
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Fifa's president, Gianni Infantino speaks during the press conference of the 132nd IFAB Annual General Meeting at the Home of FIFA in Zurich, Switzerland, Saturday, March 3, 2018. (Ennio Leanza/Keystone via AP)
March 03, 2018 - 1:20 pm
ZURICH (AP) — In one of the most fundamental changes ever to soccer's 155-year-old rules, FIFA approved video review on Saturday and cleared the way to use it at the World Cup in June. World soccer's panel overseeing the laws of the game voted to add video assistant referees (VAR) despite mixed...
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