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Islanders' Boychuk retires due to lingering eye injury

Nov. 25, 2020 2:12 PM EST

EAST MEADOW, N.Y. (AP) — New York Islanders defenseman Johnny Boychuk has decided to retire as a result of an eye injury sustained last season. The Islanders on Wednesday announced Boychuk’s decision to end his 13-year NHL career after the player had numerous and extensive medical exams. The...

New England Revolution forward Gustavo Bou (7) celebrates as the final whistle blows, next to Montreal Impact defender Rudy Camacho in an MLS soccer match, Friday, Nov. 20, 2020, in Foxborough, Mass. The Revolution won 2-1. (AP Photo/Stew Milne)

Bou scores in 95th minute, Revs advance in MLS playoffs

Nov. 20, 2020 11:08 PM EST

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Gustavo Bou scored on a long shot in the 95th minute to give the New England Revolution a 2-1 victory over the Montreal Impact on Friday night in the play-in round of the MLS Cup playoffs. New England advanced in the playoffs for the first time in six seasons. It will face the...

Pitcher Ray Daviault, member of original Mets, dies at 86

Nov. 10, 2020 8:05 PM EST

NOTRE-DAME-DE-LA-MERCI, Quebec (AP) — Ray Daviault, a pitcher who played his only season in the major leagues as a member of the 1962 expansion New York Mets, has died. He was 86. Daviault died Friday in a pool accident at his home, son Francois said. The Quebec native lived in Notre-Dame-de-la-Merci, a...

Orlando's Exploria Stadium to host CONCACAF Champions League

Nov. 10, 2020 2:17 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — Exploria Stadium in Orlando, Florida, will be the site of the final rounds of the CONCACAF Champions League in December. Quarterfinals will be completed on Dec. 15 and 16. Mexico’s Tigres leads Major League Soccer’s New York City 1-0 going into the second leg, Mexico’s...

Quioto's goal, two assists lift Montreal into postseason

Nov. 8, 2020 6:24 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Romell Quioto scored in the 88th minute, and the Montreal Impact clinched a playoff berth with a 3-2 win over D.C. United on Sunday. The Impact (8-13-2) will be the No. 9 seed in the Eastern Conference. D.C. United (5-12-6) was eliminated from playoff contention. Montreal snapped a...

San Jose Earthquakes forward Chris Wondolowski celebrates after scoring goal against Real Salt Lake during the second half of an MLS soccer match Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2020, in San Jose, Calif. (AP Photo/Josie Lepe)

Supporters' Shield up for grabs on MLS Decision Day

Nov. 6, 2020 4:52 PM EST

For the first time since 2016, the Colorado Rapids are in the MLS playoffs. And they made it to the postseason even after missing five games because of a coronavirus outbreak. In a strange year, Major League Soccer heads into Decision Day on Sunday with some surprises. Like the Rapids. “Everyone just...

Minnesota United rallies to tie Chicago Fire 2-2

Nov. 4, 2020 10:45 PM EST

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Jose Aja and Robin Lod scored in the second half and Minnesota United overcame a two-goal deficit to tie the Chicago Fire 2-2 on Wednesday night. Minnesota United (8-5-7) stretched its unbeaten streak to seven games. Chicago (5-9-8) is tied with Montreal for ninth place in the...

Buffalo Bills defensive tackle Justin Zimmer (61) walks on the sideline during an NFL football game against the New York Jets, Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020, in Orchard Park, N.Y.  Justin Zimmer had more appearances on the NFL transactions list than tackles -- 27-15 -- since 2016, when the undersized defensive lineman first broke into the NFL as an undrafted free agent with the Buffalo Bills. None of that mattered on Sunday, Nov. 1, 2020, when Zimmer, in his second stint with Buffalo will be remembered for forcing the decisive fumble to secure a 24-21 win over the Bills AFC arch-nemesis New England Patriots. (AP Photo/Brett Carlsen, Fikle)

With punch of the ball vs. Pats, Zimmer entered Bills lore

Nov. 4, 2020 7:22 PM EST

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — With more NFL transactions than tackles to his name over five nomadic years, defensive lineman Justin Zimmer arrived in Buffalo for a second stint with the Bills in mid-August doubting his chances. It’s not often an unproven journeyman signed so late in the offseason gets a...

CONCACAF Champions League to finish at US site in December

Nov. 2, 2020 1:33 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — CONCACAF intends to finish its 2020 Champions League in a centralized U.S. location starting Dec. 15 and 16. Three quarterfinals of the club championship of North and Central America and the Caribbean already had played their first legs when the coronavirus caused the competition to be...

Daryl Dike scores again, Orlando City beats Impact 1-0

Nov. 1, 2020 9:46 PM EST

HARRISON, N.J. (AP) — Daryl Dike scored for the third consecutive game and Orlando City beat the Montreal Impact 1-0 on Sunday night at Red Bull Arena. The 6-foot-2, 220-pound Dike ran on to a perfectly played through ball from Mauricio Pereyra and rolled in a one-touch shot from the center of the area in...