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A soccer star and a savvy businessman: Mbappé leads Messi and Ronaldo in registered trademarks

Mar. 04, 2024 07:07 AM EST

BRUSSELS (AP) — It's hard to say whether Kylian Mbappé is ahead of Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo in their battle for the honorific title of “best player in the world." But ahead of his expected move to Real Madrid, Mbappé is already leading the pair of multiple Ballon...

US shakes off shocking loss, advances to Women's Gold Cup semis with a 3-0 win over Colombia

Mar. 03, 2024 23:51 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Six days after the United States got very publicly knocked down by Mexico, the Americans got back up and started swinging again — sometimes almost literally. The U.S. had more than enough toughness and talent to win a chippy match with Colombia and to keep...

Lizbeth Ovalle scores 2 more goals, Mexico reaches Women's Gold Cup semis with 3-2 win over Paraguay

Mar. 03, 2024 19:18 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lizbeth Ovalle scored two goals and Mexico advanced to the semifinals of the CONCACAF Women's Gold Cup with a 3-2 victory over Paraguay on Sunday. Karen Luna also scored and Esthefanny Barreras saved a penalty for Mexico, which followed up its landmark victory...

Bayern most at risk in Champions League as Real Madrid, Man City, PSG take leads into return games

Mar. 03, 2024 15:16 PM EST

The four European soccer powers that lead UEFA’s club rankings return to the Champions League round of 16 in midweek with Bayern Munich looking out of form and at risk of a stunning elimination. Real Madrid, Manchester City and Paris Saint-Germain all take a lead into second-leg...

Foden leads Man City fightback for 3-1 derby win over Man United after Haaland's glaring miss

Mar. 03, 2024 13:52 PM EST

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Phil Foden led Manchester City’s fightback after an astonishing miss by Erling Haaland for a 3-1 win over Manchester United in a one-sided derby that exposed the gulf between the two Premier League rivals on Sunday. City trailed 1-0 at halftime after...

Robinson's go-ahead goal carries FC Cincinnati past Chicago Fire 2-1

Mar. 02, 2024 23:10 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Miles Robinson scored the game-winning goal and FC Cincinnati never trailed in its 2-1 win over the Chicago Fire on Saturday night for its first win of the young MLS season. Robinson gave FC Cincinnati a 2-1 advantage when he took Luciano Acosta’s corner kick and...

Messi, Súarez score twice as Inter Miami routs Orlando City 5-0

Mar. 02, 2024 22:30 PM EST

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The scoring artistry that Lionel Messi and Luis Súarez showcased often during their six years in Barcelona was on full display again Saturday. Inter Miami hopes it’s a sign of repeated performances. Messi and Súarez scored two goals each and Inter...

Inter Miami-Orlando referee removed after photos posted on social media raise conflict concerns

Mar. 02, 2024 17:29 PM EST

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Guiherme Ceretta was removed as center referee of the Inter Miami-Orlando City match Saturday after photos of Ceretta on social media created a possible conflict. The Professional Referee Organization replaced Ceretta with fourth official Jaime Herrera...

Newcastle beats Wolves for first EPL home win since December. Rock star Knopfler on hand

Mar. 02, 2024 12:59 PM EST

NEWCASTLE, England (AP) — Newcastle manager Eddie Howe managed to get a tune out of his team in front of rock star Mark Knopfler in a 3-0 English Premier League win over Wolverhampton, whose three-game winning run came to an end on Saturday. Knopfler, the frontman of Dire Straits,...

Messi and Inter Miami to skip US Open Cup, which has just 8 Major League Soccer teams enter

Mar. 01, 2024 14:09 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Lionel Messi and Inter Miami won't compete in this year's U.S. Open Cup and just eight of Major League Soccer's 26 American teams will enter the competition. Atlanta, Dallas, Houston, Kansas City, Los Angeles FC, Salt Lake, San Jose and Seattle will enter the 96-team...