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Fontana scores 6th goal in 8 games, Union beat Revolution

Oct. 19, 2020 9:45 PM EDT

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Anthony Fontana scored his sixth goal in eight games, and the Philadelphia Union beat the New England Revolution 2-1 on Monday night. Philadelphia (11-3-5), which clinched a playoff spot in its previous game last Wednesday, has lost just once in its last 10 games. New England...

University of Texas to create center to study stuttering

Oct. 19, 2020 8:58 PM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A new center for research and education into stuttering is being created at the University of Texas at Austin, the university announced Monday. The Arthur M. Blank Center for Stuttering Research and Education is being underwritten by a 10-year, $20 million legacy grant from Home Depot...

Soccer supporters keep social distance guidelines prior the German Bundesliga soccer match between RB Leipzig and FC Schalke 04 in Leipzig, Germany, Saturday, Oct. 3, 2020. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)

Who gets fans? New dividing line in Champions League

Oct. 19, 2020 1:03 PM EDT

DÜSSELDORF, Germany (AP) — The coronavirus pandemic has brought a new dividing line to the Champions League this season. No longer is it only the super rich clubs against everyone else. There is now a split between those playing in front of fans and those playing in empty stadiums. As of Monday, seven...

Crew top NYCFC 3-1; clinch playoff spot, end winless streak

Oct. 19, 2020 11:38 AM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Artur de Lima Junior and Pedro Santos scored and the Columbus Crew beat New York City FC 3-1 on Sunday night, ending a four-game winless streak and clinching a playoff spot. Artur opened the scoring in the 26th minute with his second career MLS goal and first in the regular season....

Los Angeles Galaxy's Cristian Pavon (10) celebrates after a 1-0 win over the Vancouver Whitecaps in an MLS soccer match, Sunday, Oct. 18, 2020, in Carson, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Koreniuk's goal helps Galaxy beat Whitecaps, snap skid

Oct. 19, 2020 1:15 AM EDT

CARSON, Calif. (AP) — Kai Koreniuk scored his first MLS goal in the 90th minute to help the LA Galaxy beat the Vancouver Whitecaps 1-0 on Sunday night and snap a six-game losing streak. Koreniuk, a 22-year-old midfielder who went into the match with one MLS appearance, subbed on in the 87th and moments...

Portland Timbers goalkeeper Steve Clark, left, stops the shot of Los Angeles FC forward Bradley Wright-Phillips, right, during the first half of an MLS soccer match in Portland, Ore., Sunday, Oct. 18, 2020. (AP Photo/Steve Dykes)

Teen Torres scores, gives LAFC a 1-1 draw with the Timbers

Oct. 19, 2020 1:09 AM EDT

Teenager Christian Torres scored his first Major League Soccer goal in stoppage time to give Los Angeles FC a 1-1 draw with the Portland Timbers on Sunday night. Torres, a 16-year-old homegrown player, left-footed a shot that Timbers goalkeeper Steve Clark couldn't get to. “There's so many...

Seattle Sounders forward Jordan Morris (13) chases down a ball against San Jose Earthquakes defender Oswaldo Alanis (4) during the second half of an MLS soccer match, Sunday, Oct. 18, 2020, in San Jose, Calif. (AP Photo/Josie Lepe)

San Jose, Seattle battle to scoreless draw, grab a point

Oct. 19, 2020 12:58 AM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The San Jose Earthquakes outshot the Seattle Sounders, but the teams settled for a scoreless draw and one point apiece on Sunday night. The last time Seattle (9-4-4) was blanked was Sept. 23, in a 1-0 road loss against Portland. The Earthquakes (6-7-6) meanwhile, haven't scored in...

White scores in stoppage time, Red Bulls tie Orlando 1-1

Oct. 19, 2020 12:36 AM EDT

HARRISON, N.J. (AP) — Brian White scored in stoppage time, helping the New York Red Bulls to a 1-1 tie with Orlando City on Sunday night. Orlando City clinched its first playoff spot when Toronto beat Atlanta United 1-0 later Sunday. After a New York corner kick bounced around and was eventually cleared...

Houston salvages 2-2 tie with Minnesota United

Oct. 18, 2020 10:26 PM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Niko Hansen's goal in the 83rd minute helped rally the Houston Dynamo to a 2-2 tie with Minnesota United on Sunday night. The Dynamo's (4-7-8) Memo Rodríguez scored in the 59th minute, cutting the their deficit to 2-1. Minnesota United (6-5-6) failed to capitalize on a fast...

D.C. United ends long winless streak, tops Cincinnati 2-1

Oct. 18, 2020 10:10 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Chris Odoi-Atsem scored his first MLS goal, lifting D.C. United past FC Cincinnati 2-1 on Sunday night. Odoi-Atsem gathered a rebound on the right after keeper Robert Edwards' save created the ricochet, scoring in the 78th minute. D.C. United (3-10-6) won for the first time since Sept. 2,...