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Italy's leader demands safe roads; bridge toll rises to 42

Aug. 18, 2018 11:17 AM EDT

GENOA, Italy (AP) — Italy's president demanded guarantees Saturday that all the nation's roads are safe following the Genoa highway bridge collapse, after he hugged and comforted mourners at a state funeral for many of the dead in the grieving port city. Hours earlier, the toll from Tuesday's bridge...

The Latest: Imam blesses coffins of 2 Italian bridge victims

Aug. 18, 2018 7:29 AM EDT

GENOA, Italy (AP) — The Latest on the Italy bridge collapse (all times local): 1:25 p.m. An imam has blessed the coffins of two Muslim faithful at the end of a Catholic Mass for those killed in the Italian bridge tragedy. Families of the two Albanian victims decided to have their loved ones' coffins join...

FOX Sports MLS broadcast will feature first all-female crew

Aug. 17, 2018 6:06 PM EDT

The FOX Sports broadcast of Sunday's Major League Soccer match between D.C. United and the New England Revolution will feature an all-female on-air crew for the first time. The group will include play-by-play announcer Lisa Byington, analyst Danielle Slaton and sideline reporter Katie Witham at D.C. United's new...

A squad built in weeks: Man United women's team is revived

Aug. 17, 2018 3:08 PM EDT

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Within a few weeks, Casey Stoney has completed the job many soccer coaches would envy and some find daunting: Assembling a squad completely from scratch. Thirteen years after Manchester United women's team was disbanded to prioritize resources on the men, gender equality has...

Calls in Russia to probe World Cup flood damage

Aug. 17, 2018 10:24 AM EDT

MOSCOW (AP) — An influential campaign group close to the Kremlin has called for an investigation into how stadiums and infrastructure built for the World Cup have failed to cope with floods. An embankment outside the stadium in Volgograd collapsed onto a road on the day of the final, while leaks were...

Spanish league plan for game in US chided by players' group

Aug. 16, 2018 5:54 PM EDT

A regular-season Spanish league game is coming to the United States, possibly as early as this season, with Real Madrid or Barcelona potentially involved but unlikely to be playing each other. The league said Thursday it is planning to play a match across the Atlantic as part of a new 15-year partnership with...

Ronaldo's Juventus debut the pick of European soccer weekend

Aug. 16, 2018 3:32 PM EDT

The Italian and Spanish leagues get underway this weekend, a week after the English and French leagues started. In Germany, there are cup matches. What to watch in the leading soccer competitions in Europe this weekend: ITALY Cristiano Ronaldo is expected to make his Juventus debut in the northeastern Italian...

Italy lowers confirmed death toll to 38 in Genoa collapse

Aug. 16, 2018 1:37 PM EDT

GENOA, Italy (AP) — The death toll from the collapse of a highway bridge in the Italian city of Genoa that is already confirmed to have claimed at least 38 lives will certainly rise, a senior official said Thursday. "Unfortunately, the toll will increase, that's inevitable" as rescuers continued to search...

Ramirez scores twice in 1st start since trade, LAFC wins

Aug. 16, 2018 12:18 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Christian Ramirez scored his first two goals since joining Los Angeles FC in a trade last week, helping the expansion team beat Real Salt Lake 2-0 on Wednesday night. LAFC acquired the high-scoring forward from Minnesota United on Aug. 6. The Garden Grove, California, left as the leading...

Wayne Rooney scores 2 goals, DC United beats Timbers 4-1

Aug. 15, 2018 10:12 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Wayne Rooney scored two goals and D.C. United beat the Portland Timbers 4-1 on Wednesday night to move out of last place in the Eastern Conference. D.C. (6-9-6) won its third consecutive home game. Portland (10-5-7) has lost two straight after going unbeaten in its previous 15 matches....