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Tottenham hires Jose Mourinho as manager

Nov. 20, 2019 1:46 AM EST
LONDON (AP) — Tottenham hires Jose Mourinho as manager.

Miami and Nashville stock rosters in expansion draft

Nov. 19, 2019 7:52 PM EST

Major League Soccer expansion teams Nashville and Miami filled out their rosters for next season via the league’s expansion draft Tuesday. The two teams selected five players each from a pool of 222 left unprotected by their current MLS teams. Miami added defender Ben Sweat, a Florida native, from NYCFC...

Bale in Madrid jibe after helping Wales reach Euro 2020

Nov. 19, 2019 7:02 PM EST

Gareth Bale laughed and danced with his Welsh international teammates behind a flag that had the message: “Wales. Golf. Madrid. In That Order.” The forward can look forward to playing in another major tournament with Wales after helping the national team secure a place in next year’s European...

Pochettino fired by Tottenham after magic wears off

Nov. 19, 2019 6:45 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — Mauricio Pochettino was widely lauded as something of a miracle worker by elevating Tottenham into English soccer’s established elite and inspiring its improbable run to a Champions League final. In his sixth season at the north London club, the magic of the Argentine coach finally...

Tottenham says manager Mauricio Pochettino has left the Premier League club.

Nov. 19, 2019 2:47 PM EST
LONDON (AP) — Tottenham says manager Mauricio Pochettino has left the Premier League club.

Tepper says no decision yet on future of QB Cam Newton

Nov. 18, 2019 8:11 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Cam Newton’s future in Carolina will depend on how well he recovers from a foot injury. Panthers owner David Tepper said in a meeting with reporters Monday the organization won’t decide on Newton’s long-term future until after they determine if the quarterback...

Man United debt climbs 55% as club spends to halt decline

Nov. 18, 2019 6:52 PM EST

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Manchester United’s attempt to strengthen its underperforming squad has proved costly with debt rising more than 55% in a year to 384.5 million pounds ($498 million). The cost of signing Harry Maguire, Aaron Wan-Bissaka and Daniel James ahead of the new season in the first...

LA Galaxy extend Cristian Pavón’s loan through 2020

Nov. 18, 2019 6:01 PM EST

CARSON, Calif. (AP) — The LA Galaxy have picked up their contract option to keep Argentine forward Cristian Pavón through the 2020 season. The Galaxy announced the widely anticipated move Monday to retain the 23-year-old Pavón, who joined the club in August from Boca Juniors. Pavón had three...

Twins' Max Kepler retraces steps in trip back to Germany

Nov. 18, 2019 5:02 PM EST

BERLIN (AP) — When Max Kepler makes an acrobatic catch for the Minnesota Twins, perhaps he owes a bit to his parents. Back in his hometown of Berlin, the 26-year-old outfielder paid tribute to his parents, professional ballet dancers Kathy Kepler and Marek Rozycki. “I used to sit in the wings and...

Sly Blue to play home games at Red Bull Arena

Nov. 18, 2019 2:22 PM EST

HARRISON, N.J. (AP) — Sky Blue of the National Women's Soccer League will play their home games next season at Red Bull Arena, home of Major League Soccer’s New Jersey Red Bulls. The teams announced the agreement on Monday. Sky Blue has played home matches at Yurcak Field, a 5,000-seat stadium on...