Brazil downplays heavy favorite status in Copa América final

TERESÓPOLIS, Brazil (AP) — Only 13 days ago, Brazil thrashed Peru 5-0 in a Copa América…

Why one American veteran is rooting for the Netherlands — for one day — at the Women’s World Cup

LYON, France – It takes a lot for an American serviceman who has seen action in…

Magnitude 6.4 quake hits southern California

An earthquake has rattled a large part of southern California, according to the US Geological Survey.…

Chile’s Copa América run ends with tough loss to old rival

PORTO ALEGRE, Brazil (AP) — It was a tough way for Chile to see its dominant…

After judo gold, Jackie Groenen now wants World Cup glory

LYON, France (AP) — Netherlands midfielder Jackie Groenen’s route to the World Cup final has been…

Michael Jackson fans sue alleged sexual abuse victims

Michael Jackson fans are suing the two men who made allegations of sexual abuse against the…

Lloyd says 2019 US team not a continuation of 2015

LYON, France (AP) — Carli Lloyd says the success the United States is having at the…

FIFA: Afghanistan coach’s Infantino criticism ‘unjustified’

LYON, France (AP) — FIFA has denounced “ill-informed and unjustified” criticism of its president, Gianni Infantino,…

The final insult: Women compete with Copa America, CONCACAF

Megan Rapinoe considers Sunday to be the final insult. Just a few hours after the United…

California passes law banning hairstyle discrimination

California has become the first state to ban discrimination against black people for wearing hairstyles such…

‘I’m innocent’: Rapper A$AP Rocky arrested over ‘fight’

Rapper A$AP Rocky has been arrested on suspicion of assault in Sweden following an alleged fight.…

Storms set to dampen Trump’s Independence Day celebrations

Donald Trump’s plans to stage “the show of a lifetime” for America’s Independence Day celebrations is…

Yes way! Bill & Ted back in first images from new film

In the most excellent news of 2019 so far, Bill & Ted are officially back –…

Challenging times ahead as Lampard returns to Chelsea

Frank Lampard was hired as the first English manager of Chelsea in 23 years on Thursday,…

R&B singer Halle Bailey cast as new Little Mermaid

R&B singer and actress Halle Bailey is set to become part of Disney’s world after being…

Buffon back at Juventus after 1 season at PSG

TURIN, Italy (AP) — Gianluigi Buffon is back at Juventus. The longtime Bianconeri goalkeeper was undergoing…

Chelsea hires former midfielder Lampard as manager

LONDON (AP) — Frank Lampard has returned to Chelsea as the club’s 12th manager in 16…

Pulisic leads US to 3-1 Gold Cup semifinal win over Jamaica

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Christian Pulisic scored twice in the second half, and the United States…

Carlos Vela leads Los Angeles FC to 5-1 win over Sporting KC

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Carlos Vela scored his 17th goal of the season, Diego Rossi…

Kim K wins $2.7m after Missguided USA ‘rips off’ her outfits

Kim Kardashian West has been awarded $2.7m (£2.1m) in her lawsuit with Missguided USA after she…