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Badji, Ferreira score; FC Dallas beats Sporting KC 2-0

Jul. 20, 2019 10:59 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Dominique Badji and Jesús Ferreira scored and FC Dallas beat Sporting Kansas City 2-0 on Saturday night. Badji opened the scoring for FC Dallas (9-8-5) in the 37th minute. A miscommunication between Sporting KC's Seth Sinovic and Gianluca Busio led to an errant pass into the...

Dynamo beat Toronto FC 3-1 to snap 8-game road losing streak

Jul. 20, 2019 10:10 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Tommy McNamara, Tomas Martinez and Mauro Manotas scored and the Houston Dynamo beat Toronto FC 3-1 on Saturday night to snap an eight-game road losing streak. Houston (9-9-3) had lost three straight overall and was 2-8-2 in its previous 12 games. Toronto (8-9-5) had won two in a row....

Fabián, Fontana score; Union beat Fire 2-0

Jul. 20, 2019 10:00 PM EDT

CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — Marco Fabián and Anthony Fontana scored and the Philadelphia Union beat the Chicago Fire 2-0 on Saturday night to increase their Eastern Conference lead. Fabián opened the scoring for the Union (11-6-6) in the 12th minute with a low-driving right-footed blast into the left...

Crew snap 10-game winless streak, beat Impact 2-1

Jul. 20, 2019 9:48 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — David Accam broke a tie in the 46th minute and the Columbus Crew beat the 10-man Montreal Impact 2-1 on Saturday night to snap a 10-game winless streak. Accam curled it past goalkeeper Evan Bush to give the Crew (6-14-3) the lead. The goal was initially disallowed after Accam was...

Ibrahimovic has trick, leads LA Galaxy to 3-2 win over LAFC

Jul. 20, 2019 2:30 AM EDT

CARSON, Calif. (AP) — LA Galaxy superstar Zlatan Ibrahimovic said before Friday's meeting with rival Los Angeles FC that he was "by far" the best player in Major League Soccer and was "like a Ferrari among Fiats". Those comparisons included scoring leader Carlos Vela. As usual, the forward backed up his...

Pulisic makes 1st appearance for Chelsea, in exhibition

Jul. 19, 2019 8:54 PM EDT

Christian Pulisic made his first appearance for Chelsea, entering in the 65th minute of a 1-0 exhibition loss to Kawasaki Frontale in Yokohama, Japan, on Friday. The 20-year-old American midfielder was acquired by Chelsea in January from Borussia Dortmund for a 64 million euro (then $73 million) transfer fee,...

Algeria wins African Cup of Nations by beating Senegal 1-0 with goal in opening seconds.

Jul. 19, 2019 4:56 PM EDT
CAIRO (AP) — Algeria wins African Cup of Nations by beating Senegal 1-0 with goal in opening seconds.

MLS stadium lawsuit headed back to trial court

Jul. 19, 2019 1:52 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Nashville's Major League Soccer stadium has hit a snag under the latest development in the legal battle surrounding the project. A Tennessee appeals court on Thursday sent the case back to a trial court to review possible violations of Nashville's Metro charter. Judge J. Steven...

Gruden, Fitzgerald, Morgan work to build grass-roots sports

Jul. 19, 2019 12:37 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Jon Gruden, Larry Fitzgerald and Alex Morgan have reached the summit of their professions. They all recognize the need for strong grass-roots sports programs, and they are doing something about it. Working with DICK'S Sporting Goods Foundation, the three have pledged to provide access to...

FIFA-backed students sent out to help run world sports

Jul. 19, 2019 1:41 AM EDT

NEUCHATEL, Switzerland (AP) — It's the Swiss finishing school that has prepared hundreds of post-graduate students to lead, manage and litigate world sports. Graduates have later headed campaigns to host soccer's World Cup, run Olympic sports federations, and prosecuted landmark cases in international...