Rio government takes back control of Maracana stadium

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Rio de Janeiro’s state government will take back control of the…

Pallotta: Monchi had complete control at Roma

ROME (AP) — Roma president James Pallotta criticized former sports director Roman Rodriguez Verdejo, known as…

Bethesda’s E3 2019 press conference set for June 9

Bethesda Softworks will hold its fifth annual E3 press briefing on Sunday, June 9, the publisher…

Teen Zaniolo could make Italy debut after stunning season

FLORENCE, Italy (AP) — Nicolo Zaniolo had not played a match in Italy’s top flight less…

Jovic playing huge role in Eintracht Frankfurt’s success

BERLIN (AP) — Eintracht Frankfurt has reached the Europa League quarterfinals and is closing in on…

Milan players fight among themselves during loss to Inter

MILAN (AP) — AC Milan’s lack of unity on the field was plainly reflected off it…

FA Cup run hardens Wolves’ status in English soccer

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — It has been abundantly clear for some time that Wolverhampton Wanderers wasn’t…

Chelsea makes complaint to UEFA about racist abuse

LONDON (AP) — Chelsea has made a complaint to UEFA about racist abuse being aimed at…

Portuguese hacker to be quizzed over Belgian Football Leaks

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — The Portuguese hacker awaiting extradition to his homeland from Hungary is expected…

Ronaldo charged by UEFA for gesture mocking Simeone

NYON, Switzerland (AP) — UEFA has charged Cristiano Ronaldo for a provocative gesture mocking Atletico Madrid…

Hot prospect Remi Oudin key to Reims’ resurgence

PARIS (AP) — Unbeaten in 13 matches, Reims is defying expectations and challenging for a place…

Every song on Myspace uploaded between 2003-15 lost

Myspace has confirmed losing all of the 50 million plus songs which had been uploaded to…

Woman gives birth to sextuplets in under 10 minutes

A woman in Texas has given birth to sextuplets – the odds of which are estimated…

Nyong’o hails ‘refreshing’ portrayal of black families in new film

By Zayneb Benyoucef, news reporter Lupita Nyong’o, who stars in new movie Us, says it was…

Isco gets 2nd chance at Madrid with Zidane back in charge

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Among the 60,000-plus spectators packed into the Santiago Bernabeu for the return…

Russell’s late goal lifts Sporting KC to 1-1 tie with Rapids

COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (AP) — Johnny Russell scored in the closing minutes to help Sporting Kansas…

Guitarist behind Pulp Fiction ‘theme song’ dies age 81

Dick Dale, the man who played the distinctive high-speed guitar riff at the start of Pulp…

Jozy Altidore scores winner, Toronto FC beats Revolution 3-2

TORONTO (AP) — Jozy Altidore came off the bench to score the winner in the 80th…

Expansion FC Cincinnati get first win, beating Timbers 3-0

CINCINNATI (AP) — Allan Cruz and Mathieu Deplagne scored two minutes apart in the second half…

FC Cincinnati wins 1st MLS game in home debut

NEW YORK (AP) — Allan Cruz and Mathieu Deplagne scored two minutes apart in the second…