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US men's soccer to return for Nov. 12 exhibition at Wales

Oct. 23, 2020 2:00 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The U.S. men's soccer team will return to the field for the first time since January for a Nov. 12 exhibition at Wales. The Americans have not played since a 1-0 win over Costa Rica on Feb. 1 because of the pandemic. In that match at Carson, California, the U.S. used players mostly preparing...

A fan wearing face mask to protect against coronavirus waits for the start of the UEFA Nations League soccer match between Portugal and Sweden at the Jose Alvalade stadium in Lisbon, Portugal, Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020. (AP Photo/Armando Franca)

The Latest: NFL's Washington team not yet allowing fans

Oct. 21, 2020 12:27 PM EDT

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ The Washington Football Team will allow only friends and family in attendance at FedEx Field on Sunday against the Dallas Cowboys, even after Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan allowed teams to fill outdoor stadiums to 10% capacity. A...

Tottenham Hotspur's Josie Green, left, tackles Manchester United's Leah Galton during the English Women's Super League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United at the Hive stadium in London Saturday, Oct. 10, 2020. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

English women's soccer targets titles, player development

Oct. 19, 2020 12:43 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — England’s soccer leadership has a couple of priorities for the women’s teams. Most immediately it’s deciding on a coach for the Olympics next month and whether Phil Neville should lead the British team in Japan. Then there’s an expectation that Neville’s...

Manchester United's Tobin Heath celebrates scoring against West Ham United during the FA Women's Super League match at Victoria Road Stadium, London, Sunday Oct. 18, 2020. (John Walton/PA via AP)

Heath, Press score for United; Morgan's Spurs debut delayed

Oct. 18, 2020 11:40 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Alex Morgan's Tottenham debut won't now be for another few weeks, but Tobin Heath and Christen Press are up and running — and scoring their first goals for Manchester United in contrasting fortunes for the American arrivals in the Women's Super League. Two weeks after their first...

Stanford's Catarina Macario celebrates after scoring a penalty kick against North Carolina during a soccer match in San Jose, Calif., Dec. 8, 2019. Brazilian-born Stanford midfielder Macario is among the players who will take part in the U.S. women's national team training camp this month. The two-time winner of the MAC Hermann Trophy as the nation’s best college player, Macario had a Stanford single-season record of 32 goals and 23 assists last year. This is the first time Macario has been called into a senior national team camp. (Randy Vazquez/Bay Area News Group via AP)

Catarina Macario gets US camp call-up, citizenship in 1 day

Oct. 9, 2020 4:28 PM EDT

Brazilian-born Catarina Macario had an eventful day: she got called into training camp with the U.S. women’s national team and she became a U.S. citizen. The Stanford midfielder is one of four college players who were invited Thursday to take part in the U.S. team's first gathering in some seven months....

Stanford's Macario on USWNT's training camp roster

Oct. 8, 2020 2:18 PM EDT

Brazilian-born Stanford midfielder Catarina Macario is among the players who will take part in the U.S. women's national team training camp this month. The two-time winner of the MAC Hermann Trophy as the nation’s best college player, Macario had a Stanford single-season record of 32 goals and 23 assists...

US women's soccer team plans camp in Colorado this month

Oct. 7, 2020 1:32 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The U.S. women's national team will hold a training camp beginning Oct. 18 in Commerce City, Colorado. The roster has not been announced for the 10-day training camp, which will be the first time the team will come together since the SheBelieves Cup tournament in March. The start will come...

FILE - In this May 25, 2019, file photo, United States women's national soccer team head coach Jill Ellis smiles during a training session at Red Bull Arena, in Harrison, N.J. When Ellis stepped down as coach of the national team last year, U.S. soccer announced that it would endow a scholarship in Ellis' name to support female candidates in pursuit of Pro, A and B coaching license courses. On Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020, the federation announced the SheChampions Mentorship Program, designed to support each Pro and A license candidate. Ellis is among those who will mentor the women in the program.  (AP Photo/Steve Luciano, File)

US Soccer, Jill Ellis announce coach mentorship program

Oct. 6, 2020 6:40 PM EDT

Jill Ellis never left soccer, she just shifted focus. The two-time World Cup-winning coach with the U.S. national team has turned her attention to making sure other women can pursue coaching careers in a sport where female coaches are rare. After Ellis stepped down as coach of the national team last year, U.S....

Los Angeles Lakers' LeBron James (23) passes the ball against Miami Heat's Kelly Olynyk (9) and Miami Heat's Tyler Herro (14) during the second half in Game 3 of basketball's NBA Finals, Sunday, Oct. 4, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Pelicans' Jrue Holiday picked as NBA's top teammate

Oct. 6, 2020 2:38 PM EDT

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Jrue Holiday of the New Orleans Pelicans was announced Tuesday as the winner of the Twyman-Stokes Teammate of the Year award. NBA players choose the winner from a field of 12 finalists. Holiday received 53 of 267 first-place votes to win over Philadelphia’s Tobias...

Manchester City's Chloe Kelly, center left, celebrates scoring her sides first goal in the Women's Super League soccer match between Manchester City Women and Tottenham Hotspur Women at the Academy Stadium, Manchester, England, Sunday Oct. 4, 2020. (AP Photo/Dave Thompson)

Morgan awaits debut but Mewis, Heath make impact in England

Oct. 4, 2020 9:58 AM EDT

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Alex Morgan's wait to regain fitness for her Tottenham debut goes on. The other American imports are already making an impact in the Women's Super League. Sam Mewis made it two goals in two games for Manchester City by scoring the third in a 4-1 victory over Tottenham on Sunday...