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AP source: NBC keeps Premier League, deal $2.7B+ for 6 years

Nov. 18, 2021 19:25 PM EST

NBC has achieved one of its major objectives over the past year, retaining U.S. rights to broadcast the Premier League for another six years. The Premier League announced the deal on Thursday. NBC will pay more than $2.7 billion to continue showing the world's richest...

FIFA politics a new challenge for Ellis over biennial WCups

Nov. 17, 2021 08:19 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — Since capping three decades coaching by lifting a second World Cup with the American women, Jill Ellis has taken time to reflect and embark on a different path, with new career challenges. “I’m not saying I would never go back to the sidelines,”...

Defender Sands added to US roster for qualifier vs Jamaica

Nov. 14, 2021 11:29 AM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — Defender James Sands of Major League Soccer's New York City team has been added to the U.S. roster for Tuesday's World Cup qualifier at Jamaica. The U.S. will be without defender Miles Robinson and midfielder Weston McKennie because of one-game...

CBS to make US qualifier at Jamaica only available as stream

Nov. 09, 2021 16:13 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — CBS, which has the U.S.-English language rights to the Americans' World Cup qualifier at Jamaica next week, said Tuesday it will make the Nov. 16 match available only on its Paramount+ subscription streaming service. CBS announced in March it had reached...

Pulisic returns, Dest out, Scally called up for US-Mexico

Nov. 04, 2021 15:18 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Christian Pulisic is back but not fully fit, Sergiño Dest is out and Joe Scally was called up for a possible debut. Gio Reyna remains sidelined, while John Brooks and Tim Ream were bypassed. As World Cup qualifying nears the halfway...

Hollywood makeover breathes new life into Welsh soccer club

Oct. 10, 2021 06:55 AM EDT

WREXHAM, Wales (AP) — It has been described as a “crash course in football club ownership” and the two Hollywood stars who bought a beleaguered team in English soccer's fifth tier with the lofty aim of transforming it into a global force are certainly learning on the job. ...

McKennie to start vs short-handed Jamaica in WCup qualifier

Oct. 07, 2021 00:25 AM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Christian Pulisic and Gio Reyna are missing from the U.S. lineup because of injuries but Weston McKennie will start following his disciplinary flap last month. Jamaica is without top forward Michail Antonio for reasons that remain unclear. The...

Denmark on brink, Kane on streak in WCup qualifying

Oct. 06, 2021 07:56 AM EDT

European countries resume their qualifying campaigns for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar this week. Here are some things to look out for: COPING WITHOUT ERIKSEN Christian Eriksen’s future in soccer is still unknown following his...

FIFA urges players to get vaccinated, EPL lags on take-up

Oct. 03, 2021 18:13 PM EDT

FIFA offered direct encouragement for footballers to get vaccinated on Sunday. The first clear statement of its kind from world football's governing body came as players were flying to countries for men's World Cup qualifiers. “We encourage COVID-19...

Gray, Lowe join Antonio on Jamaica roster in qualifier vs US

Sep. 30, 2021 17:15 PM EDT

Forwards Andre Gray of Queens Park Rangers and Jamal Lowe of Bournemouth are on Jamaica’s roster announced Thursday for next week’s World Cup qualifier at the United States after settling with new clubs in England. Gray, 30, was loaned on Aug. 31 from Watford and...