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México forward Tecatito breaks leg, likely to miss World Cup

Aug. 18, 2022 17:45 PM EDT

MADRID (AP) — Mexico forward Jesús “Tecatito” Corona is expected to miss the World Cup after breaking his left leg while training with Sevilla on Thursday, the Spanish club said. Sevilla said Tecatito broke his left fibula and ruptured ankle ligaments and will be out for four...

At 37, O'Reilly nets winner 4 minutes into Women's CL debut

Aug. 18, 2022 15:50 PM EDT

MURSKA SOBOTA, Slovenia (AP) — Former United States international Heather O'Reilly scored just four minutes into her Women's Champions League debut to give Irish team Shelbourne a 1-0 win over Slovenian club Pomurje on Thursday in the first round of qualifying for the group stage. ...

Lyon downs Chelsea on penalties after a 2-2 draw with Lyon

Aug. 17, 2022 23:51 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Ines Benyahia converted the deciding penalty kick and Lyon advanced 4-3 on penalties after a 2-2 draw with Chelsea on Wednesday night in the opening match of the Women's International Champions Cup. Lyon will play the winner of the late match between the...

Ryan Gauld scores twice, Whitecaps beat Rapids 2-1

Aug. 18, 2022 00:24 AM EDT

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Ryan Gauld scored twice in the first half and the Vancouver Whitecaps beat the Colorado Rapids 2-1 on Wednesday night. The Whitecaps (9-11-6) have eight games remaining in a bid to make the playoffs. Gyasi Zardes scored for Colorado...

Toronto FC ties New England Revolution 2-2

Aug. 17, 2022 21:58 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Federico Bernardeschi and Domenico Criscito scored to help Toronto FC tie the New England Revolution 2-2 on Wednesday night. Bernardeschi scored on a penalty kick in the 31st minute after Ayo Akinola was fouled inside the box. In the 75th minute, Criscito volleyed a...

Target, Krispy Kreme fall; Hill International, Lowe's rise

Aug. 17, 2022 16:20 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that traded heavily or had substantial price changes Wednesday: Target Corp., down $4.85 to $175.34. The retailer's second-quarter profit fell far short of Wall Street forecasts as it slashed prices to clear unwanted inventories of clothing,...

Ronaldo gets police caution for incident at Everton match

Aug. 17, 2022 12:23 PM EDT

LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo has received a police caution after footage was posted online of the Manchester United forward appearing to knock a phone out of an Everton fan’s hand at a Premier League match in April. Merseyside Police said Wednesday that “the...

Charlotte FC announces plans for permanent headquarters

Aug. 17, 2022 12:08 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Charlotte FC will house the club’s permanent training facility and business operations headquarters in Charlotte, North Carolina, the expansion Major League Soccer team announced Wednesday. The site, where the team has practiced this season, will be...

Musk tweet joking about buying Manchester United causes stir

Aug. 17, 2022 08:29 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Elon Musk caused a stir by tweeting that he was buying the English soccer team Manchester United — whose current owners are opposed by many fans — then saying several hours later that it was a joke. It comes as the billionaire Tesla CEO faces a legal battle in the...

Dubai sees air travel surge, expects FIFA World Cup boost

Aug. 17, 2022 06:06 AM EDT

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Dubai International Airport saw a surge in passengers over the first half of 2022 as pandemic restrictions eased and the upcoming FIFA World Cup in Qatar will further boost traffic to the city-state’s second airfield, its chief executive said Wednesday. ...