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Manchester United's Mason Greenwood celebrates after scoring a goal during the English Premier League soccer match between Manchester United and Bournemouth at Old Trafford stadium in Manchester, England, Saturday, July 4, 2020. (Peter Powell/Pool via AP)

Youngsters justifying the faith of top Premier League teams

Jul. 4, 2020 5:31 PM EDT

Some of the top Premier League teams are putting their faith in youth in the high-stakes finale to the longest-ever soccer season in England. Two 18-year-old English players justified that backing on Saturday. On a day of more twists in the race for Champions League qualification, Mason Greenwood showed why he...

Arsenal's Matteo Guendouzi, 2nd right, gestures at Brighton's Neal Maupay, on the ground, during an argument at the end of during the English Premier League soccer match between Brighton & Hove Albion and Arsenal at the AMEX Stadium in Brighton, England, Saturday, June 20, 2020. (Richard Heathcote/Pool via AP)

Another loss, another injury: Arsenal struggles on PL return

Jun. 20, 2020 2:31 PM EDT

Another loss. Another big injury. Things are going from bad to worse for Arsenal in the early days of the Premier League’s resumption. A 2-1 defeat at Brighton on Saturday came only three days after a 3-0 beating by Manchester City, with the demoralizing results robbing Arsenal of the momentum it had...

People watch the Danish Super League soccer match between AGF and Randers FC  via videolink, at Ceres Park in Aarhus, Denmark, Thursday 28 May 2020. The match is the first to be played after the shutdown due to the outbreak of the coronavirus and is being played without spectators and with restrictions. (Henning Bagger/Ritzau Scanpix via AP)

Zoom wall takes in soccer match as Danish league resumes

May. 28, 2020 4:03 PM EDT

AARHUS, Denmark (AP) — As professional soccer returned to Denmark, fans used Zoom to be part of the action. Thousands of Danish soccer fans logged into the conferencing software Thursday evening and were transported into the Ceres Park stadium for a league game between AGF Aarhus and Randers that heralded...

FILE - In this Feb. 1, 2020, file photo, Miami Heat forward Bam Adebayo (13) tries to get around Orlando Magic center Nikola Vucevic, left, and guard Terrence Ross (31) during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Orlando, Fla. Reporters from The Associated Press spoke to more than two dozen athletes from around the globe -- representing seven countries and 11 sports -- to get a sense of how concerned or confident they are about resuming competition. What emerged, above all, was a sense that they are going through the very same sort of calculus that much of the rest of society is: What is safe nowadays? (AP Photo/John Raoux, File)

'We have to touch each other': Sports in the COVID-19 world

May. 28, 2020 11:27 AM EDT

A sampling of thoughts from some of the more than two dozen athletes from 11 sports that The Associated Press spoke to about resuming competition amid the coronavirus pandemic: ___ “Some players like Steve Nash used to lick his hands. Some people still have that in their routine. Some people wipe the sweat...

Pictures of soccer fans are placed in the stands as Ceres Park Football Stadium gets ready for the Danish Superliga match between AGF and Randers FC in Aarhus, Denmark, Wednesday May 27, 2020. FC Midtjylland and AGF Aarhus have gotten creative as they look to generate some atmosphere because games have to be played in empty stadiums. Midtjylland is planning a “drive-in” where about 2,000 supporters can watch games from inside their cars in a parking lot outside the team’s stadium. Aarhus is installing three giant screens along one side of the field displaying the faces of about 10,000 fans on a live video call. The first match of the Danish Superliga will be played Thursday evening May 28 in Aarhus. (Henning Bagger/Ritzau scanpix via AP)

Zoom calls, drive-ins: Danes get creative for soccer restart

May. 27, 2020 11:03 AM EDT

When Danish soccer resumes in empty stadiums this week amid the coronavirus pandemic, teams will be competing for points on the field and to deliver the most innovative experience for their fans off it. FC Midtjylland, the league leader, has had a plan in the works for some time: A “drive-in” where...

In an otherwise empty ballpark, a grounds crew member continues to keep the Seattle Mariners' field in playing shape as the ballpark goes into its seventh week without baseball played because of the coronavirus outbreak Monday, May 11, 2020, in Seattle. A person familiar with the decision tells The Associated Press that Major League Baseball owners have given the go-ahead to making a proposal to the players' union that could lead to the coronavirus-delayed season starting around the Fourth of July weekend in ballparks without fans. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

The Latest: Division II league in Calif suspends fall sports

May. 12, 2020 7:17 PM EDT

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ The California Collegiate Athletic Association has suspended all fall sports for the upcoming year, the league announced on Tuesday. The NCAA Division II conference currently has 13 members but will lose one with UC San Diego...