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FILE - In this file photo dated Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2019, Salzburg soccer coach Jesse Marsch stands on the sidelines during a Champions League group E soccer match against Genk at the KRC Genk Arena in Genk, Belgium. Marsch led Salzburg to this season’s Austrian league title, the most significant trophy won by an American coach in Europe, and says he wanted

American coach makes his mark by winning Austrian title

Jul. 4, 2020 4:08 AM EDT

DÜSSELDORF, Germany (AP) — Jesse Marsch came to Europe to make a name both for himself and for every other American soccer coach. He managed that in a big way. Marsch led Salzburg to this season’s Austrian league title, the most significant trophy won by an American coach in Europe. “My...

Munich's players celebrate in front of the empty stands after  the German Bundesliga soccer match between VfL Wolfsburg and FC Bayern Munich in Wolfsburg, Germany, Saturday, June 27, 2020. Bayern wins the 8th straight Bundesliga title. (Kai Pfaffenbach/Pool Photo via AP)

How Germany did it: completing the soccer season in Europe

Jun. 28, 2020 6:32 AM EDT

DÜSSELDORF, Germany (AP) — There was a trophy, there were medals and there were commemorative T-shirts. Only the fans were missing as Bayern Munich celebrated its title Saturday and the Bundesliga breathed a sigh of relief. The restart plan worked. “This isn’t the Bundesliga that we...

Leipzig's Timo Werner, left, and Dortmund's Giovanni Reyna fight for the ball during the German Bundesliga soccer match between RB Leipzig and Borussia Dortmund in Leipzig, Germany, Saturday, June 20, 2020. (AP Photo/Jens Meyer, Pool)

US youngster Reyna sets up goal on 1st start for Dortmund

Jun. 20, 2020 1:44 PM EDT

LEIPZIG, Germany (AP) — Gio Reyna took advantage of his first start for Borussia Dortmund to set up Erling Haaland’s opening goal in a 2-0 win against Leipzig in the German league on Saturday. It was the second time the 17-year-old American had been included in Dortmund’s team for a...

Dortmund's Erling Braut Haaland, center background, celebrates with his teammates after he scored his side's first goal during the German Bundesliga soccer match between RB Leipzig and Borussia Dortmund in Leipzig, Germany, Saturday, June 20, 2020. (AP Photo/Jens Meyer, Pool)

Haaland goals secure Bundesliga runner-up spot for Dortmund

Jun. 20, 2020 12:21 PM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — Erling Haaland scored twice as Borussia Dortmund sealed second place in the Bundesliga with a 2-0 win at third-place Leipzig on Saturday. Bayern Munich, which wrapped up its eighth straight title by beating Werder Bremen on Tuesday, celebrated with a 3-1 win at home over Freiburg. Players on...

Bayern's Robert Lewandowski celebrates with his teammate Bayern's Leon Goretzka after scoring his side's opening goal during the German Bundesliga soccer match between Werder Bremen and Bayern Munich in Bremen, Germany, Tuesday, June 16, 2020. Because of the coronavirus outbreak all soccer matches of the German Bundesliga take place without spectators. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner, Pool)

Bayern coach Flick the key to latest Bundesliga triumph

Jun. 17, 2020 7:50 AM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — Bayern Munich effectively won the Bundesliga title in November when it appointed Hansi Flick as coach. Flick restored the joy of playing to a side that was uncertain and unbalanced under previous coach Niko Kovac, tightened a defense that was prone to mistakes and transformed the team into a...

Thomas Mueller, left, of Munich is challenged by Edmond Tapsoda of Leverkusen during the German Bundesliga soccer match between Bayer Leverkusen and Bayern Munich in Leverkusen, Germany, Saturday, June 6, 2020. (Matthias Hangst, Pool via AP)

Müller the chef serves up title-winning assists for Bayern

Jun. 8, 2020 9:57 AM EDT

DÜSSELDORF, Germany (AP) — Call them Road Runner and The Chef. Alphonso Davies and Thomas Müller have built an effective and affectionate partnership this season, and it's driving Bayern Munich toward a record-extending eighth straight German title. “I call him Chef,” Davies said in...

Players of both teams kneel together on the grass at the centre circle to send a signal against racism prior to the German Bundesliga soccer match between Werder Bremen and VfL Wolfsburg in Bremen, Germany, Sunday, June 7, 2020. (Patrick Stollarz, Pool via AP)

More German teams kneel before games, Wolfsburg beats Werder

Jun. 7, 2020 2:18 PM EDT

BREMEN, Germany (AP) — Four more Bundesliga teams took a knee before their games on Sunday, as Werder Bremen inched closer to relegation and Schalke's winless run became its worst for 27 years. Borussia Dortmund and Hertha Berlin first kneeled ahead of their game Saturday in an anti-racism gesture...

Florian Wirtz of Leverkusen, right, is challenged by FC Bayern Munich's  Joshua Kimmich during the German Bundesliga soccer match between Bayer Leverkusen and Bayern Munich in Leverkusen, Germany, Saturday, June 6, 2020. (Matthias Hangst, Pool via AP)

Wirtz is youngest scorer in Bundesliga at 17 years, 34 days

Jun. 6, 2020 5:13 PM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — Bayer Leverkusen substitute Florian Wirtz has become the youngest person to score a goal in the Bundesliga at age 17 years, 34 days, with an impressive strike against Bayern Munich on Saturday. The attacking midfielder came on for the second half and wrong-footed Lucas Hernandez – the...

Players of both teams (Dortmund yellow jersey) kneel around the centre circle as a mark of support for the protests after the recent killing of black American George Floyd by police officers in Minneapolis, USA, before the German Bundesliga soccer match between Borussia Dortmund and Hertha BSC Berlin in Dortmund , Germany, Saturday, June 6, 2020. (Lars Baron, Pool via AP)

Black Lives Matter in Bundesliga, Bayern keeps winning

Jun. 6, 2020 3:32 PM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — Germany’s soccer league was marked by gestures against racism and support for the Black Lives Matter movement on Saturday as Bayern Munich took another step toward a record-extending eighth straight Bundesliga title. All of Borussia Dortmund and Hertha Berlin’s 22 outfield...

FILE - In this March 7, 2020, file photo, people sit surrounded by empty seats as they wait for the start of the English Premier League soccer match between Liverpool and Bournemouth at Anfield stadium in Liverpool, England. The crippling grip the coronavirus pandemic has had on the sports world has forced universities, leagues and franchises to evaluate how they might someday welcome back fans. (AP Photo/Jon Super, File)

The Latest: Angels to pay minor leaguers at to end of June

Jun. 5, 2020 7:25 PM EDT

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ The Los Angeles Angels are the latest team to confirm it will pay minor leaguers through at least the end of June. The Angels’ $400 weekly stipends could go longer, possibly depending on whether minor league baseball is...