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Saints safety Malcolm Jenkins invests in Premier League club

Oct. 22, 2021 12:47 PM EDT

Three-time Pro Bowl safety Malcolm Jenkins spent his bye week building his portfolio. Jenkins, a two-time Super Bowl champion with the Saints and Eagles, became a minority investor in the Premier League’s Burnley Football Club this week after touring historic Turf Moor...

Journalist imprisoned over leaked UAE-Iraq pre-game comments

Oct. 22, 2021 09:39 AM EDT

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Prosecutors in the United Arab Emirates on Friday announced they had imprisoned a television journalist over apparently leaked pre-match comments made before the Emirates' tie with Iraq during a World Cup qualifier earlier this month. ...

US women tie South Korea 0-0, snap 22-match home win streak

Oct. 21, 2021 23:05 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — The U.S. women's national team had its 22-match winning streak on home soil snapped Thursday night in a scoreless draw against a surprisingly resilient South Korean team. The Americans were one win away from matching the longest home streak in...

Ballot confuses financing of proposed Albuquerque stadium

Oct. 21, 2021 11:30 AM EDT

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Voters in Albuquerque may be confused about how a proposed soccer stadium will be funded because the ballot measure includes inconsistent language about financing for the city’s $50 million stadium bond proposal. The Albuquerque Journal...

World Cup European playoff draw set for Nov. 26

Oct. 21, 2021 09:41 AM EDT

ZURICH (AP) — The playoff brackets to decide Europe’s final three qualifiers for next year's World Cup will be drawn on Nov. 26, FIFA said Thursday. The 12-team playoffs will decide who joins the 10 European qualifying group winners at the World Cup in Qatar. Germany...

Chofis, Wondolowski score, Earthquakes beat Austin FC 4-0

Oct. 21, 2021 00:48 AM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Javier “Chofis” López scored the first of San Jose's four second-half goals and the Earthquakes beat Austin FC 4-0 on Wednesday night. Benjamin Kikanovic, Chris Wondolowski and Carlos Fierro also scored to help San Jose (9-12-9) snap a...

Dajome converts penalty, Whitecaps rally to beat Timbers 3-2

Oct. 21, 2021 00:22 AM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Cristian Dajome converted on a penalty kick in the 82nd minute and the Vancouver Whitecaps came from behind to beat the Portland Timbers 3-2 on Wednesday night. Down 2-0 at halftime, Vancouver (11-9-10) got second-half goals from Deiber Caicedo...

Sounders tie Colorado 1-1, clinch top-four playoff seed

Oct. 20, 2021 23:54 PM EDT

COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (AP) — Cristian Roldan scored his fifth goal in sixth games, and the Seattle Sounders tied the Colorado Rapids 1-1 on Wednesday night to clinch a top-four seed in the MLS playoffs. Seattle (17-6-7) sits six points ahead of Colorado (14-6-10) and...

Mukhtar, Willis help Nashville tie 1-1 with Crew

Oct. 20, 2021 23:38 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Hany Mukhtar scored in the 77th minute, Joe Willis had five saves and Nashville SC tied the Columbus Crew 1-1 on Wednesday night. Mukhtar, who scored four goals as a rookie last season, ran onto a cross by Daniel Ríos and slipped right-footer...

Kljestan scores in 2nd straight game, LA Galaxy beat Dynamo

Oct. 20, 2021 23:25 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Sacha Kljestan and Kevin Cabral scored in the LA Galaxy's 3-0 win over the Houston Dynamo on Wednesday night. Los Angeles (13-11-6) has won two straight after getting a stoppage-time winner from Kljestan on Saturday. Houston (6-13-12) was eliminated from...