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Italy marks liberation anniversary as some glorify Mussolini

Apr. 25, 2019 11:53 AM EDT

ROME (AP) — Italian leaders on Thursday marked Liberation Day, which celebrates the end of the country's Fascist dictatorship during World War II, with appeals against glorifying dictator Benito Mussolini. The celebrations come a day after a group of hardcore fans of the Lazio soccer club performed fascist...

Sounders rally from two goals down, tie Earthquakes 2-2

Apr. 25, 2019 2:03 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Harry Shipp's goal in Seattle's last game wasn't enough to get the Sounders any points. On Wednesday night, his goal was good enough. Kelvin Leerdam and Shipp scored in a two-minute span midway through the second half as Seattle rallied from a two-goal deficit to tie the San Jose...

Galaxy, Minnesota United play to scoreless draw

Apr. 24, 2019 10:14 PM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — David Bingham had his third shutout of the season for Los Angeles and the Los Angeles Galaxy played Minnesota United to a scoreless draw on Wednesday night. Los Angeles (6-1-1) had its five-game winning streak snapped — the club's longest winning streak since 2014. Minnesota...

Shome, Jackson-Hamel score late in Impact's win over Revs

Apr. 24, 2019 9:51 PM EDT

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Shamit Shome and Anthony Jackson-Hamel scored six minutes apart late in the second half and the Montreal Impact beat the New England Revolution 3-0 on Wednesday night Montreal (4-3-2) ended a three-match scoreless stretch on the road. New England (2-6-1) has lost three of its last...

Rooney, Hamid lead DC United past Crew 1-0

Apr. 24, 2019 9:45 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Wayne Rooney scored in the 27th minute, Bill Hamid had his fifth shutout of the season and D.C. United beat the Columbus Crew 1-0 on Wednesday night. D.C. United (5-2-2) ended an 11-game winless stretch at Columbus, getting its first victory since August 18, 2007. Columbus (4-4-1) has...

Castellanos scores in 9th minute, NYCFC tops Fire 1-0

Apr. 24, 2019 9:11 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Valentín Castellanos scored in the ninth minute to help New York City FC beat the Chicago Fire 1-0 on Wednesday night. New York City (2-1-5) won its second straight game after opening the season with a six-match winless streak. Chicago (2-3-3) had its four-game unbeaten stretch come to...

MLS increases Kaku's suspension to 3 games

Apr. 24, 2019 6:17 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Soccer has increased New York Red Bulls midfielder Kaku's suspension from one to three games and fined him for reckless conduct for kicking the ball into the sideline stands. The league announced the increased penalties Wednesday. Kaku initially received a red card and an...

Promoter sues USSF over proposed Ecuador match in Florida

Apr. 23, 2019 7:21 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A promoter has sued the U.S. Soccer Federation, asking a court to order the governing body to sanction an Ecuador league match in Florida. Relevent Sports filed suit Monday in New York Supreme Court in Manhattan, alleging the USSF illegally denied its application to have Ecuador's Barcelona...

Ex-USC coach, parent to plead guilty in college bribery scam

Apr. 23, 2019 5:21 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — A former University of Southern California soccer coach and a California insurance executive became the latest people to agree to plead guilty in a college admissions cheating scandal that has netted prominent parents and Hollywood stars, federal prosecutors said Tuesday. Laura Janke, who was...

Lowe switches from Premier League horse race to real equines

Apr. 23, 2019 10:30 AM EDT

STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — Rebecca Lowe is making a one-weekend switch from the Premier League horse race to actual equines. Lowe will co-host NBC's coverage of the Kentucky Derby on May 4 with Mike Tirico, the network said Tuesday. She also will co-host the Kentucky Oaks on NBCSN on May 3, when she anchors...