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MLS, Liga MX announce expanded Leagues Cup tournament

Sep. 21, 2021 18:53 PM EDT

Major League Soccer and Liga MX will pause play for a month each summer beginning in 2023 for an expanded Leagues Cup tournament. The tournament will include all the teams from the two leagues and decide three berths for the CONCACAF Champions League, including a spot in...

League Cup: Man City, Liverpool ease through; Everton out

Sep. 21, 2021 17:28 PM EDT

Bidding to win the English League Cup for a fifth straight season, Manchester City’s players fell behind during a game in the competition for the first time in nearly four years on Tuesday. They immediately put that right. City responded to...

Afghanistan girls soccer team given asylum in Portugal

Sep. 21, 2021 16:20 PM EDT

The girls on Afghanistan’s national soccer team were anxious. For weeks, they had been moving around the country, waiting for word that they could leave. One wants to be a doctor, another a movie producer, others engineers. All dream of growing up to be professional...

Q&A: Khan ready for AEW to take New York, wrestling by storm

Sep. 21, 2021 15:49 PM EDT

Tony Khan loved professional wrestling so much growing up, he mapped storylines and wrote scripts for his own imaginary company. He had wrestlers as friends and friends who worked in wrestling. Oh, and he had money, enthusiasm and entrepreneurism, too. The son of a...

After Afghans fell from plane, families live with horror

Sep. 21, 2021 02:11 AM EDT

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — It’s a scene that has come to symbolize the chaotic end to America’s 20 years of war in Afghanistan: A lumbering U.S. Air Force cargo plane takes off from Kabul airport, chased by hundreds of desperate Afghan men scrambling to get on the aircraft. ...

FC Dallas fires Gonzalez in his 3rd season as head coach

Sep. 20, 2021 02:19 AM EDT

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — FC Dallas fired coach Luchi Gonzalez on Sunday and replaced him on an interim basis with Marco Ferruzzi, the club's director of soccer operations. FC Dallas has won only six of its 26 games this season and has nine draws. The coaching change came a...

Emmys Latest: Sudeikis celebrates "big team win" for "Lasso"

Sep. 20, 2021 01:54 AM EDT

The Latest on The Emmy Awards in Los Angeles (all times local): 10:45 p.m. Jason Sudeikis took home best actor in a comedy series for his leading role in “Ted Lasso,” but the actor seemed more enthused to share the show’s victory with his...

Brian White pulls Whitecaps even in 1-1 draw with Rapids

Sep. 19, 2021 23:25 PM EDT

COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (AP) — Brian White scored, Maxime Crépeau made three saves for Vancouver and the Whitecaps tied the Colorado Rapids 1-1 on Sunday night. White chipped a one-touch finish off the crossbar and into the net to pull Vancouver (7-8-9) even in the 41st...

George Fochive scores go-ahead goal. Timbers beat LAFC 2-1

Sep. 19, 2021 22:52 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — George Fochive scored the go-ahead goal on a header in the 68th minute and the Portland Timbers beat Los Angeles FC 2-1 on Sunday night. The Timbers (11-10-4) moved into fifth place in the Western Conference and extended their undefeated streak to...

Przybylko scores twice, Union beats Orlando City 3-1

Sep. 19, 2021 18:14 PM EDT

CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — Kacper Przybylko had two goals and an assist to help the Philadelphia Union beat Orlando City 3-1 on Sunday. Jamiro Monteiro played a one-touch pass to Pzybylko for a first-time finish from the center of the area to give Philadelphia a 2-1 lead in...