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A doctor takes a nasal swab sample to test for COVID-19 at the Cocodrilos Sports Park in Caracas, Venezuela, Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020, amid the new coronavirus pandemic. (AP Photo/Matias Delacroix)

The Latest: UMass to play football this fall, reversing call

Sep. 21, 2020 2:48 PM EDT

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ UMass says it will play football this fall, reversing an August decision to postpone the season until the spring. One of few independents in the Football Bowl Subdivision, the school says it will start in mid-October. Games...

Manchester City, Leyton Orient report new COVID-19 cases

Sep. 21, 2020 10:03 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — The fourth-division team scheduled to host Tottenham in a League Cup match reported several coronavirus cases among its players Monday, and a Manchester City player also tested positive. Leyton Orient closed its stadium and training grounds after “a number of our first-team...

Germany's Ilkay Gundogan, center, runs with the ball past Spain's Thiago Alcantara, left, and Spain's Fabian Ruiz during their UEFA Nations League soccer match at the Mercedes-Benz Arena stadium in Stuttgart, Germany, Thursday, Sept. 3, 2020. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)

Gundogan the latest Man City player to contract coronavirus

Sep. 21, 2020 6:15 AM EDT

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Ilkay Gundogan has become the latest Manchester City player to test positive for the coronavirus. The Premier League club gave no details of Gundogan's condition on Monday, only saying he would be self isolating for 10 days based on government protocols. “Everyone at the...

Przybylko scores twice, Union beat 10-man Impact 4-1

Sep. 20, 2020 9:28 PM EDT

HARRISON, N.J. (AP) — Kacper Przybylko scored late in the first half and early in the second to help the Philadelphia Union beat the 10-man Montreal Impact 4-1 on Sunday night at Red Bull Arena. Alejandro Bedoya tied it for the Union (7-2-3) in the 22nd minute, Kacper Przybylko connected in first-half...

Tottenham's Son Heung-min celebrates after scoring his side's fourth goal during the English Premier League soccer match between Southampton and Tottenham Hotspur at St. Mary's Stadium in Southampton, England, Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020. (Andrew Boyers/Pool via AP)

Son nets 4 as Spurs triumph; Mane double in Liverpool win

Sep. 20, 2020 6:06 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — No fans but no shortage of goals. There were 18 goals in the Premier League's four games on Sunday — with Tottenham's 5-2 victory over Southampton producing the most. Heung-min Son was rampant, scoring four in a league game for a first time — all assisted by Harry Kane, who got...

Valeri scores 2 goals, Timbers beat Earthquakes 6-1

Sep. 20, 2020 1:12 AM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Diego Valeri had two goals, Yimmi Chará had a goal and an assist, and the Portland Timbers beat the San Jose Earthquakes 6-1 on Saturday night. Jeremy Ebobisse, Jaroslaw Niezgoda and Julio Cascante also scored for Portland (5-4-3). Valeri converted from the spot in the 25th...

Bassett, Lewis goals lift Colorado Rapids past LA Galaxy 2-0

Sep. 20, 2020 12:44 AM EDT

CARSON, Calif. (AP) — Cole Bassett and Jonathan Lewis scored and the Colorado Rapids beat the LA Galaxy 2-0 on Saturday night. Colorado (4-4-4) rebounded from a 4-1 loss to FC Dallas on Wednesday night. The Galaxy (4-4-3) had their six-match unbeaten streak snapped. Sam Vines lofted the ball from...

Real Salt Lake midfielder Damir Kreilach, rear, defends against Vancouver Whitecaps defender Ranko Veselinovic (4) in the first half during an MLS soccer match Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020, in Sandy, Utah. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

Cavallin scores late to lift Whitecaps past Real Salt Lake

Sep. 20, 2020 12:15 AM EDT

SANDY, Utah (AP) — Lucas Cavallini's sliding goal between a pair of defenders in the 84th minute gave the Vancouver Whitecaps a 2-1 victory over Real Salt Lake on Saturday night. Cavillini's left-footed tap off a perfectly threaded center pass from Fredy Montero came just minutes after Real Salt Lake's...

Dynamo score twice in 2nd half to tie Minnesota United 2-2

Sep. 19, 2020 11:09 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Maynor Figueroa's scored his first goal of the season in the 69th minute and the Houston Dynamo overcame a two-goal deficit to tie Minnesota United 2-2 on Saturday night. Figueroa connected on a header from the left of the goalmouth off a rebound. Darwin Quintero — on his birthday...

17-year-old Griffin Yow helps DC United tie Toronto FC 2-2

Sep. 19, 2020 10:20 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Seventeen-year-old Griffin Yow scored his first career MLS goal to help D.C. United salvage a 2-2 tie with Toronto FC on Saturday night. Off Toronto's header attempt to clear from its own end, before the ball landed, the 17-year-old Yow fired a left-footed blast from 15 yards that found...