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Home of NFL's Chargers, MLS' Galaxy to change name in 2019

Dec. 13, 2018 4:37 PM EST

CARSON, Calif. (AP) — The home stadium of the NFL's Los Angeles Chargers and Major League Soccer's LA Galaxy will change its name in 2019. StubHub Center will become Dignity Health Sports Park on Jan. 1, owner AEG announced Thursday. The two-stadium sports complex is centered on a 27,000-seat stadium that...

Betting ads cut from UK sports broadcasts, still in stadiums

Dec. 13, 2018 1:31 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — Television advertisements for bookmakers will largely disappear from British broadcasts of live sporting events, although not completely. The restrictions bookmakers have accepted don't prevent them from sponsoring teams or continuing to flash betting odds on electronic hoardings at stadiums,...

The Latest: France issues wanted poster for shooting suspect

Dec. 12, 2018 7:59 PM EST

STRASBOURG, France (AP) — The Latest on a shooting attack at a Christmas market in France (all times local): 8:15 French authorities have issued a wanted poster and are calling for witnesses amid a massive manhunt for the suspected shooter nearly 24 hours after a deadly attack at the Strasbourg Christmas...

Real Madrid, Man U pay price for fielding weakened teams

Dec. 12, 2018 7:01 PM EST

Two of European soccer's grandest clubs paid the price for fielding weakened teams on the final night of Champions League group play, with Real Madrid slumping to a record home loss and Manchester United squandering a surprise opportunity to top its group. On an evening when Lyon celebrated becoming the 16th and...

A look at the teams in the Champions League round of 16

Dec. 12, 2018 5:58 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — A look at the teams who have qualified for the Champions League knockout stage ahead of Monday's draw in Nyon, Switzerland, for the round of 16: ___ GROUP WINNERS: Barcelona — Led by Lionel Messi, the Spanish giants went unbeaten through a tough group. As always, the team is among the...

NFL to play 4 games in London, 1 in Mexico City in 2019

Dec. 12, 2018 4:34 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL will stage four games in London and one in Mexico City next season, with the Jaguars, Chargers, Rams, Raiders and Buccaneers serving as hosts. When the games will be played and who the opponents will be won't be announce until the spring, when the league schedule for 2019 is...

Red Bulls sign defender Tim Parker to multiyear contract

Dec. 12, 2018 3:07 PM EST

HARRISON, N.J. (AP) — The New York Red Bulls have signed defender Tim Parker to a multiyear contact. The MLS team announced the signing Wednesday, saying it used targeted allocation money. Parker played center back and solidified a defense that allowed 33 goals in 34 regular season games. New York won the...

ICC: Former Central African Republic militia leader arrested

Dec. 12, 2018 3:02 PM EST

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Central African Republic's top soccer official was arrested Wednesday in France on a warrant alleging he is responsible for crimes against humanity and war crimes committed by a mainly Christian militia when he was its senior leader. The International Criminal Court, which...

FC Cincinnati roster takes shape in MLS expansion draft

Dec. 11, 2018 7:08 PM EST

Cincinnati acquired striker Kei Kamara from the Vancouver Whitecaps in the MLS expansion draft and then immediately dealt him to the Colorado Rapids for a 2019 international slot. Cincinnati selected four other players in the expansion draft Tuesday: forward Darren Mattocks from D.C. United, midfielder Roland...

LAFC trades No. 1 pick Moutinho to Orlando for El-Munir

Dec. 11, 2018 4:40 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles FC has traded former No. 1 draft pick Joao Moutinho to Orlando SC for Libyan defender Mohamed El-Munir. LAFC announced the deal Tuesday. El-Munir appeared in 26 games for Orlando in his first MLS season, recording two assists. He has Europa League experience from his time...