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Long, Morris back on US roster for Bosnia exhibition

Dec. 03, 2021 11:06 AM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Defender Aaron Long and forward Jordan Morris are back on the U.S. national team for the first time since major injuries, joined by 12 players who could make their international debuts against Bosnia and Herzegovina in an exhibition on Dec. 18 at Carson, California. ...

Euro 2020 final review finds England fans endangered lives

Dec. 03, 2021 05:58 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — Aggression by England fans at the European Championship final exposed an “embarrassing" part of the national culture that endangered lives and should lead to fans being barred from stadiums if they are chanting abuse and under the influence of drugs or alcohol, an...

FC Dallas names Nico Estévez as new coach

Dec. 02, 2021 16:36 PM EST

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Nico Estévez was hired Thursday to coach FC Dallas, joining the MLS team after serving as an assistant for the U.S. men's national team since 2019. The 41-year-old Estévez has coached at different levels for more than 22 years. That includes...

UConn men's soccer coach Reid retires, won 2000 championship

Dec. 02, 2021 16:17 PM EST

STORRS, Conn. (AP) — UConn men’s soccer coach Ray Reid announced Thursday that he is retiring after 33 years as a head coach, 25 of them with the Huskies. Reid, 61, ends his career with a record of 457-149-78 and four national championships. Those include the 2000...

Carson, ho! No. 19 SDSU hosts Utah State in MWC title game

Dec. 02, 2021 15:29 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The No. 19 San Diego State Aztecs have to make one more trip to the Los Angeles suburb of Carson, this time to host the Mountain West Conference championship game Saturday against Utah State in their temporary home at a soccer pitch. Win and the Aztecs...

Final goodbye: Recalling influential people who died in 2021

Dec. 02, 2021 13:59 PM EST

They both carved out sterling reputations as military and political leaders over years of public service. But both also saw their legacies tarnished by their actions in the long, bloody war in Iraq. Former Secretary of State Colin Powell and former Defense Secretary...

Madrid court backs federation in ban of league match in US

Dec. 02, 2021 10:26 AM EST

MADRID (AP) — A Madrid court has tossed out an appeal by the Spanish league against a prior decision favoring the Spanish soccer federation’s refusal to allow a league game be played in the United States, the federation said Thursday. The federation celebrated the...

LAFC picks up short contract option on Carlos Vela

Dec. 01, 2021 17:51 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles FC has picked up its short-term contract option on former MLS Most Valuable Player Carlos Vela. Vela's option extends to next summer. LAFC said it also exercised its options on forward Danny Musovski and midfielder Eduard Atuesta on...

Zimmerman wins 2nd straight MLS Defender of the Year honor

Dec. 01, 2021 13:43 PM EST

Nashville's Walker Zimmerman has won Major League Soccer's Defender of the Year award for the second straight season. Zimmerman, who also plays for the U.S. national team, is the third player overall and first in more than a decade to earn the MLS award in consecutive...

Trail Blazers snap 3-game skid with 110-92 win over Detroit

Dec. 01, 2021 01:37 AM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Ben McLemore found out when he came to the Moda Center on Tuesday afternoon that he'd likely be seeing playing time for the Trail Blazers. With Portland missing several players, McLemore had 17 points off the bench and the Blazers handed the...