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Cristiano Ronaldo won't face rape charge in Las Vegas

Jul. 22, 2019 6:09 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo won't face criminal charges after a woman accused the soccer star of raping her in his suite at a Las Vegas resort more than 10 years ago, a top prosecutor said Monday. A new investigation by Las Vegas police failed to show that Kathryn Mayorga's claim could be proven at...

Prosecutor: Cristiano Ronaldo won't face charges after woman accused soccer star of rape in Las Vegas in 2009

Jul. 22, 2019 3:11 PM EDT
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Prosecutor: Cristiano Ronaldo won't face charges after woman accused soccer star of rape in Las Vegas in 2009.

Chicago Fire acquire 34-year-old defender Jonathan Bornstein

Jul. 22, 2019 3:05 PM EDT

BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. (AP) — Former U.S. national team left back Jonathan Bornstein has been acquired by Major League Soccer's Chicago Fire from Israel's Maccabi Netanya. Chicago obtained the No. 1 spot in the MLS waiver order from Columbus for $50,000 in 2020 Targeted Allocation Money, then selected Bornstein...

Correction: Sports Matter story

Jul. 22, 2019 11:39 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — In some versions of a July 19 story about the Sports Matter initiative, The Associated Press erroneously identified the RAND Corp. as the RAND Institute. A corrected version of the story is below: NFL 2019: Camps set to open in sweltering conditions As teams settle in at sweltering training...

Fernandez scores twice as Timbers outlast rival Sounders 2-1

Jul. 22, 2019 1:11 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Brian Fernandez only arrived in Portland a couple of months ago. He's quickly become a despised figure in Seattle. Fernandez scored his second goal of the match in the 51st minute, moments after Seattle had pulled even, and the Portland Timbers beat the Sounders 2-1 on Sunday night in the...

White, Robles help Red Bulls hold off Orlando City, 1-0

Jul. 21, 2019 9:44 PM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Brian White scored, Luis Robles had four saves and the New York Red Bulls slipped past Orlando City 1-0 on Sunday night. Robles had his fifth shutout of the season and his first since June 1 for the Red Bulls (10-8-4). He had allowed 12 goals in the previous five games. White scored in...

Sevilla beats Liverpool 2-1 in Fenway Park friendly

Jul. 21, 2019 9:31 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Joris Gnagnon took out Liverpool midfielder Yasser Larouci's legs at Fenway Park like a baserunner trying to break up a double play. The Sevilla defender was sent off in the 76th minute for a reckless tackle near where second base usually is in the home ballpark of the Boston Red Sox. Despite...

Revolution beats FC Cincinnati 2-0, extends unbeaten streak

Jul. 21, 2019 8:39 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Charles Gil had a goal and an assist, Matt Turner had a career-high seven saves and the New England Revolution beat expansion FC Cincinnati 2-0 on Sunday night to extend their unbeaten streak to 10 games. New England (8-8-6) is 6-0-4 since a 5-0 loss at Chicago on May 8. Defender Kendall...

Atlanta United scores late goals to beat DC United 2-0

Jul. 21, 2019 6:25 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Gonzalo Martínez had a goal and an assist in the closing minutes to help Atlanta United beat D.C. United 2-0 on Sunday. Brad Guzan had three saves for his MLS-leading 10th shutout this season. Atlanta (11-8-3) controlled the action throughout — finishing with 71.4% possession and...

Kane wonder strike gives Tottenham 3-2 win over Juventus

Jul. 21, 2019 12:14 PM EDT

SINGAPORE (AP) — Harry Kane smashed the winning goal from the halfway line as Tottenham beat Cristiano Ronaldo's Juventus 3-2 in a pre-season friendly on Sunday. Kane struck in the 93rd minute of the International Champions Cup at Singapore's National Stadium with a first-time shot from just inside the...