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Charlotte's postseason hopes end after 2-2 draw with Crew

Oct. 05, 2022 23:50 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Andre Shinyashiki scored in second-half stoppage time and Charlotte tied the Columbus Crew 2-2 on Wednesday night in a game postponed due to inclement weather. The matchup originally began on July 30, but it was suspended in the 16th minute due to weather...

Higuaín scores 2 goals to help Miami clinch playoff spot

Oct. 05, 2022 23:05 PM EDT

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Gonzalo Higuaín scored two goals in his first match since announcing he will retire after the season, and Inter Miami clinched a playoff spot with a 4-1 victory over Orlando City on Wednesday night. Higuaín gave Miami a 2-0 lead in the 38th minute and...

Barkley will challenge Packers inconsistent run defense

Oct. 05, 2022 20:13 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Stopping the run remains the greatest challenge for the Green Bay Packers defense. That issue is particularly imperative this week as the Packers prepare to face NFL rushing leader Saquon Barkley and the New York Giants on Sunday at London’s Tottenham...

Thorns fire execs, Louisville apologizes following report

Oct. 05, 2022 18:25 PM EDT

The Portland Thorns have dismissed a pair of team executives in the wake of an investigation into misconduct in the National Women's Soccer League. The Thorns' move Wednesday came a day after owner Merritt Paulson removed himself from a decision-making role with the team. ...

Vikings wish recovering rookie Cine a happy birthday on Zoom

Oct. 05, 2022 18:05 PM EDT

EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — With rookie safety Lewis Cine still in London following surgery on a broken lower left leg, Minnesota Vikings coach Kevin O'Connell promised the waylaid first-round draft pick he would call him Wednesday to check on his recovery. After accounting for the 6-hour...

Ukraine links World Cup host bid to beating horrors of war

Oct. 05, 2022 13:18 PM EDT

NYON, Switzerland (AP) — Hosting World Cup matches in 2030 would be “the dream of people who survived the horrors of war,” Ukrainian soccer federation president Andriy Pavelko said Wednesday after his country launched a joint bid with Spain and Portugal amid the invasion and occupation by...

Editorial Roundup: United States

Oct. 05, 2022 12:55 PM EDT

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: Oct. 4 The Washington Post on the NFL hiring (or not hiring) Black coaches “Black Coaches in the National Football League: Superior Performance, Inferior Opportunities.” That was the...

Indonesian leader says locked gates contributed to deaths

Oct. 05, 2022 05:48 AM EDT

MALANG, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia’s President Joko Widodo said on Wednesday that locked gates had contributed to the crush at the soccer stadium that left 131 dead and over 400 injured when police fired tear gas and set off a panicked run for the exits. Widodo made the...

Indonesia soccer group: Some gates locked in deadly crush

Oct. 04, 2022 21:37 PM EDT

MALANG, Indonesia (AP) — Delays in unlocking the gates at an Indonesian soccer stadium after violence broke out at the end of a match contributed to a disaster in which at least 131 people died, the national soccer association said Tuesday. The Football Association of Indonesia...

Thorns owner Paulson steps away after damning abuse report

Oct. 04, 2022 16:59 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Portland Thorns owner Merritt Paulson has removed himself from a decision-making role with the National Women’s Soccer League club until the findings are released from an ongoing investigation into numerous scandals around the league. Paulson, who is also...