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Barkley will challenge Packers inconsistent run defense

Oct. 05, 2022 20:13 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Stopping the run remains the greatest challenge for the Green Bay Packers defense. That issue is particularly imperative this week as the Packers prepare to face NFL rushing leader Saquon Barkley and the New York Giants on Sunday at London’s Tottenham...

Vikings wish recovering rookie Cine a happy birthday on Zoom

Oct. 05, 2022 18:05 PM EDT

EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — With rookie safety Lewis Cine still in London following surgery on a broken lower left leg, Minnesota Vikings coach Kevin O'Connell promised the waylaid first-round draft pick he would call him Wednesday to check on his recovery. After accounting for the 6-hour...

Rebecca Vardy to pay $1.7M in costs after losing court fight

Oct. 04, 2022 15:20 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Rebekah Vardy, the wife of English soccer player Jamie Vardy, has to pay about 1.5 million pounds ($1.7 million) in legal costs to fellow soccer spouse Coleen Rooney after losing the high-profile libel lawsuit she brought against Rooney. Vardy, 40, lost her libel...

Packers prepare for trip to London, hope to improve offense

Oct. 03, 2022 19:43 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Green Bay Packers coach Matt LaFleur is relying on his NFL overseas experience as his team prepares to play the first international game in franchise history. After edging the New England Patriots 27-24 in overtime on Sunday, the Packers (3-1) began getting...

Giants off to best start since 2011 but QB injuries a worry

Oct. 03, 2022 18:46 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The New York Giants are off to their best start since 2011, and there's no need to tell the team to stay focused. While the 3-1 record is welcome with a new coach, Brian Daboll's team has injury concerns galore, starting at quarterback. ...

Leicester earns first EPL win, drops Forest into last place

Oct. 03, 2022 18:04 PM EDT

LEICESTER, England (AP) — Getting 22 new signings to gel is proving to be a mightily difficult task for Nottingham Forest manager Steve Cooper. A 4-0 loss at previously winless Leicester dropped Forest into last place in the English Premier League on Monday, leaving Cooper at risk...

Abuse in women's pro soccer league was systemic, report says

Oct. 03, 2022 17:42 PM EDT

An independent investigation into the scandals that erupted in the National Women's Soccer League last season found emotional abuse and sexual misconduct were systemic in the sport, impacting multiple teams, coaches and players, according to a report released Monday. “Abuse in the...

Gonzalo Higuaín to retire at end of MLS season at age 34

Oct. 03, 2022 15:47 PM EDT

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Gonzalo Higuaín says he will retire from soccer after Inter Miami's Major League Soccer season ends. The 34-year-old striker joined Miami in September 2020. He has 14 league goals this season, including 12 in his last 15 matches, and 27 goals in 65...

World Cup Watch: Ronaldo's game time a concern for Portugal

Oct. 03, 2022 12:35 PM EDT

By the time Cristiano Ronaldo arrives in Qatar, the Portugal star might be straddling a fine line between being fresh and simply being not sharp enough to make a telling contribution in what is likely his final World Cup. Make that one start in seven Premier League games for Ronaldo...

Haaland's goal prowess evoking memories of Ronaldo, Messi

Oct. 03, 2022 12:23 PM EDT

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — The contrast could hardly have been more stark. While Erling Haaland plundered his latest hat trick in a season that threatens to see him smash English Premier League scoring records, Cristiano Ronaldo sat glum-faced on the sideline. Here...