Barcelona loans midfielder Rafinha to Celta Vigo

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Barcelona says midfielder Rafinha has agreed to sign a one-year contract extension…

Madrid and PSG switch goalkeepers Navas and Areola

MADRID (AP) — Real Madrid and Paris Saint-Germain changed goalkeepers on the final day of the…

Sevilla signs Mexico striker Chicharito for 3 seasons

MADRID (AP) — Sevilla signed veteran Mexico striker Javier “Chicharito” Hernández on Monday for the next…

Madrid, PSG swap goalkeepers Navas & Areola

MADRID (AP) — Real Madrid and Paris Saint-Germain have agreed to swap goalkeepers on the final…

Injured Pogba off France duty, Guendouzi in

PARIS (AP) — An ankle injury is keeping Paul Pogba out of international duty with France,…

Mancini: Kean, Zaniolo demotions will serve for discipline

BOLOGNA, Italy (AP) — Italy coach Roberto Mancini says he demoted Moise Kean and Nicolò Zaniolo…

Icardi, Mkhitaryan set for loan deals on deadline day

PARIS (AP) — While a blockbuster deal for Neymar seemed unlikely, clubs across Europe have been…

‘Stay strong’: Stars support Kevin Hart after major car crash

By Bethany Minelle, arts and entertainment reporter Celebrities and fans are urging Kevin Hart to “stay…

US and Taliban ‘at the threshold’ of deal to end Afghan war

A US envoy says diplomats are “at the threshold” of a deal with the Taliban to…

Lukaku wants soccer authorities to do more to combat racism

MILAN (AP) — Inter Milan forward Romelu Lukaku wants soccer authorities to do more to combat…

Rescue under way as ‘boat on fire’ with 30 on board in California

The US Coast Guard has said it has launched a rescue operation to help more than…

Dortmund struggling to beat the teams it is expected to beat

BERLIN (AP) — Just like last season, Borussia Dortmund is finding it hard to beat the…

Joker’s Joaquin Phoenix tipped for Oscar glory

By Bethany Minelle, arts and entertainment reporter Early reviews are tipping Joaquin Phoenix for an Oscar…

Boy drowns and 13,000 homes damaged by Hurricane Dorian

An eight-year-old boy has become the first victim of Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas, where winds…

Texas gunman was sacked hours before killing seven people

A man who killed seven people and injured 22 more in a shooting spree in Texas…

Van Dijk, Ronaldo, Messi finalists for FIFA player award

MILAN (AP) — Netherlands defender Virgil van Dijk has joined five-time winners Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel…

The Outer Worlds’ latest trailer touts all the amenities of dystopia

Robots can do No. 2 in The Outer Worlds. At least, that (at 0:42 above) is…

US state evacuations as 185mph hurricane hits Bahamas

Parts of Georgia and South Carolina are being evacuated as Hurricane Dorian moves closer. The Georgia…

Neymar looks set to stay at PSG as transfer window nears end

Neymar looks set to stay at Paris Saint-Germain as the clock ticks down on the French…

Hit by injuries, Barca turns again to youth factory

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — With its top scorers hit by injuries, Barcelona has returned to basics.…