Soccer

Sporting Kansas City midfielder Ilie Sanchez, bottom, sweeps Columbus Crew forward Mike Grella, top, during the first half of an MLS soccer match in Kansas City, Kan., Sunday, May 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)
May 27, 2018 - 8:37 pm
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Tim Melia had his sixth shutout of the season, including a diving save on a penalty kick, in Sporting Kansas City's 0-0 tie with the Columbus Crew on Sunday night. Melia, the 2017 MLS Goalkeeper of the Year, finished three saves. After he was called for a foul against Gyasi...
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May 27, 2018 - 4:04 pm
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Neymar admitted Sunday he is not 100 percent in shape after a week's training with Brazil in its World Cup preparations. The striker said he still feels discomfort in his recovering right foot but believes he will be better for the tournament in Russia, which begins June 14. "...
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Real Madrid's Sergio Ramos, left, fouls Liverpool's Mohamed Salah during the Champions League Final soccer match between Real Madrid and Liverpool at the Olimpiyskiy Stadium in Kiev, Ukraine, Saturday, May 26, 2018. (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky)
May 27, 2018 - 2:27 pm
CAIRO (AP) — A heartbroken Egypt shared a rare moment of unity on Sunday: An outpouring of sympathy and love for Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah, and loathing for Real Madrid's Sergio Ramos. The defender was accused by many Egyptian fans in the soccer-crazy nation of deliberately injuring Salah in...
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Real Madrid's Gareth Bale walks away with his medal after winning the Champions League Final soccer match between Real Madrid and Liverpool at the Olimpiyskiy Stadium in Kiev, Ukraine, Saturday, May 26, 2018. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
May 27, 2018 - 1:05 am
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Straight after a third successive Champions League title was secured, Cristiano Ronaldo was talking about Real Madrid in the past tense. Real's biggest star hinted he was unsure he'd stay with the club. Its best player in the Champions League final, Gareth Bale, looks more...
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May 27, 2018 - 12:17 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Darren Mattocks scored in the 84th minute to help D.C. United pull even with 10-man Los Angeles FC for a 1-1 draw Saturday night. Los Angeles scored in the 39th minute when Diego Rossi pounced on a loose ball in the middle of the area and buried it into the right side. LAFC went...
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Colorado Rapids goalkeeper Tim Howard lets a goal slip past off the foot of Portland Timbers forward Samuel Armenteros during the first half of an MLS soccer match Saturday, May 26, 2018, in Commerce City, Colo. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)
May 26, 2018 - 11:17 pm
COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (AP) — Samuel Armenteros scored twice and the Portland Timbers extended their franchise-record winning streak to six with a 3-2 victory over the Colorado Rapids on Saturday night. Armenteros flicked Sebastian Blanco's pass around defender Danny Wilson and then beat him to it...
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Minnesota United midfielder Darwin Quintero (25) sends the ball up the field during the first half of an MLS soccer match against the Montreal Impact on Saturday, May 26, 2018, in Minneapolis. (Anthony Souffle/Star Tribune via AP)
May 26, 2018 - 10:06 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Christian Ramirez and Miguel Ibarra scored and Minnesota United beat the Montreal Impact 2-0 on Saturday night for their second shutout of the season. Ibson Barreto da Silva stole an errant pass in the attacking half, took a couple of dribbles and fed Ramirez at the top of the...
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Real Madrid players celebrate with the trophy after winning the Champions League Final soccer match between Real Madrid and Liverpool at the Olimpiyskiy Stadium in Kiev, Ukraine, Saturday, May 26, 2018. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)
May 26, 2018 - 9:46 pm
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — With his back to goal but eyes on the incoming cross, Gareth Bale connected with the ball while leaping in the air and sent a scissor-kick arcing into the top of the net. Fusing athleticism and technique, it was a mesmerizing sight to behold from the Real Madrid forward. Rarely...
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May 26, 2018 - 9:42 pm
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Alan Gordon broke a tie in the 82nd minute and the Chicago Fire beat Orlando City 2-1 on Saturday night. Gordon settled Bastian Schweinsteiger's cross with a couple of touches at 25 yards from goal and fired a rocket into the upper right corner past goalkeeper Joe Bendik's...
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May 26, 2018 - 9:31 pm
HARRISON, N.J. (AP) — Goalkeeper Luis Robles was honored in a pregame ceremony for the conclusion of the longest Ironman streak in MLS history and the New York Red Bulls and the Philadelphia Union both had their winning streaks snapped as they played to a scoreless draw Saturday night. Robles sat...
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