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Freese, Pines added to US U23 roster; replace Ochoa, Araujo

Jan. 9, 2021 12:53 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Philadelphia goalkeeper Matt Freese and D.C. United defender Donovan Pines have been added to the U.S. under-23 roster for this month's training camp in Bradenton, Florida, in place of Salt Lake goalkeeper David Ochoa and LA Galaxy defender Julian Araujo. Ochoa injured his right quadriceps...

Altidore back on US national soccer team roster

Jan. 5, 2021 6:10 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Jozy Altidore is back with the U.S. national team for the first time in 1 1/2 years. The 31-year-old Toronto forward is among 12 players invited Tuesday to a training camp starting Jan. 9 in Bradenton, Florida, ahead of a contemplated exhibition against Serbia in late January at Orlando. At...

FILE - In this Aug. 6, 2020, file photo, the Olympic rings for the Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020 pass by on a barge by tugboats off the Odaiba Marine Park in Tokyo. Tokyo Olympic officials said Thursday, Dec. 24, they have reached a “basic agreement” with all 68 domestic sponsors to extend their contracts into next year to support the postponed Games. (AP Photo/Hiro Komae, File)

Sports in 2020: Disruptions aplenty, only constant was loss

Dec. 28, 2020 12:31 PM EST

2020 reminded us that the show mustn’t always go on. Disrupted by the coronavirus, sports stopped cold three months in and then started up again in emptied-out stadiums, stumbling, skidding and finally staggering across the finish line — all the while shadowed by loss. Celebrations were muted, crowd...

Dortmund's Giovanni Reyna reacts during the German Bundesliga soccer match between Eintracht Frankfurt and Borussia Dortmund in Frankfurt, Germany, Saturday, Dec. 5, 2020. (AP Photo/Michael Probst, Pool)

Gio Reyna voted US Soccer's top young male player of year

Dec. 22, 2020 11:03 AM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Gio Reyna was voted the U.S. Soccer Federation’s Young Male Player of the Year on Tuesday after a breakthrough season that included debuts with Borussia Dortmund and the American national team. The midfielder made his national team debut in an exhibition at Wales on Nov. 12, the day...

Juventus' Weston McKennie celebrates after scoring his side's opening goal during the Serie A soccer match between Juventus and Torino at the Allianz Stadium in Turin, Italy, Saturday, Dec. 5, 2020. (Fabio Ferrari/LaPresse via AP)

Weston McKennie voted U.S. Soccer male player of the year

Dec. 18, 2020 2:45 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Midfielder Weston McKennie has won the U.S. Soccer Male Player of the Year award for the pandemic-abbreviated schedule. McKennie, of Little Elm, Texas, appeared in two of three U.S. games in 2020, earning man of the match at Wales last month. At 22, he is the fourth youngest to win the award...

Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski voted best men's player at FIFA awards

Dec. 17, 2020 2:40 PM EST
ZURICH, Switzerland (AP) — Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski voted best men's player at FIFA awards.
Spectators wearing face masks to protect against coronavirus watch the Champions League group F soccer match between Zenit St.Petersburg and Borussia Dortmund at the Saint Petersburg stadium in St. Petersburg, Russia, Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2020. (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky)

The Latest: Wolfsburg player William positive for virus

Dec. 15, 2020 6:19 AM EST

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ German soccer club Wolfsburg says right back William has tested positive for the coronavirus and will miss Wednesday’s match against Bayern Munich. Wolfsburg says the 25-year-old Brazilian started feeling symptoms on...

Players of Paris Saint Germain and Istanbul Basaksehir leave the pitch, after an argument between the Turkish players and the fourth referee during the Champions League group H soccer match between Paris Saint Germain and Istanbul Basaksehir at the Parc des Princes stadium in Paris, Tuesday Dec. 8 , 2020. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)

Players walk off in protest against alleged racism in CL

Dec. 8, 2020 7:30 PM EST

In a powerful protest against alleged racism, players from Paris Saint-Germain and Istanbul Basaksehir walked off the field during a Champions League game on Tuesday and didn’t return after a match official was accused of using insulting language about a Black coach. On a night when English giant...

Dortmund's Giovanni Reyna, right, scores his side's equalizing goal during a German Bundesliga soccer match between Eintracht Frankfurt and Borussia Dortmund in Frankfurt, Germany, Saturday, Dec. 5, 2020. (AP Photo/Michael Probst,Pool)

Reyna, McKennie, Pulisic 1st US trio of Euro goals since '05

Dec. 5, 2020 10:01 PM EST

Three Americans scored in Europe's top five leagues on the same day for the first time in 15 years — since the father of one of the trio was among the U.S. players to score. Gio Reyna scored his second Bundesliga goal in Borussia Dortmund's 1-1 tie at Eintracht Frankurt on Saturday. Weston McKennie got his...

United States' Sergino Dest, foreground, controls the ball as Wales' Tom Lawrence tries to top him during the international friendly soccer match between Wales and USA at Liberty stadium in Swansea, Wales, Thursday, Nov. 12, 2020. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

AP Interview: Sergiño Dest says 'it is my time' at Barcelona

Dec. 4, 2020 4:55 AM EST

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Amid the turmoil at Barcelona, United States defender Sergiño Dest has found his patch to flourish. The former Ajax player arrived in the aftermath of Barcelona’s devastating 8-2 loss to Bayern Munich in the Champions League in August. After the club practically gave...