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Record attendance at women’s soccer game in Brazil

Nov. 17, 2019 10:30 AM EST

SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazilian women’s soccer set an attendance record on Saturday with more than 28,000 fans at the Arena Corinthians stadium to watch the second leg of the Sao Paulo state championship final. Corinthians beat local rival Sao Paulo 3-0 in front of 28,862 fans, Corinthians tweeted. Match...

Drake, Des Moines Public Schools announce new sports stadium

Nov. 13, 2019 4:49 PM EST

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Drake University in Des Moines has announced it’s partnering with Des Moines Public Schools to develop a new community sports stadium in the city. The university said in a news release Wednesday that the 4,000-seat stadium will be located on the Drake campus and serve as the...

2 soccer players suspended for shoving game official

Nov. 10, 2019 2:37 PM EST

OAK BLUFFS, Mass. (AP) — Two Massachusetts high school soccer players who allegedly shoved a game official have been suspended from playing sports. The Boston Globe reports the two players from Martha's Vineyard Regional High School have been barred from participating in any high school sports for a year....

AP Interview: Barca president preparing for post-Messi era

Nov. 9, 2019 6:30 AM EST

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Even though Lionel Messi is still going strong, Barcelona's club president has already started to look ahead to that unwanted day when the club's all-time great steps off the Camp Nou field for the very last time. Josep Bartomeu told The Associated Press in an interview on Friday...

Villarreal to showcase its flair _ and ceramics _ in US

Nov. 8, 2019 8:07 AM EST

VILLARREAL, Spain (AP) — A short drive through the narrow streets of Villarreal can give you an idea about what matters most in this small city in eastern Spain. Only a few buildings stand out — the large ceramics factories that fuel the local economy and the iconic La Cerámica Stadium that is...

Chicago teachers strike ends after 11 days without school

Oct. 31, 2019 5:53 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago teachers and the nation's third-largest school district reached a labor contract deal on Thursday, ending a strike that canceled 11 days of classes for more than 300,000 students. Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced that the district had reached a deal with the Chicago Teachers Union...

City council backs girls' soccer team equal pay push

Oct. 29, 2019 2:36 PM EDT

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — The city council in Vermont's largest city is showing support for the local high school girls varsity soccer team and their shirts calling for equal pay. WCAX-TV reports that Burlington city councilors on Monday signed a resolution acknowledging the effect the Burlington High School...

Chicago teachers' strike sidelines athletes, future hopes

Oct. 25, 2019 7:34 PM EDT

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A strike by school teachers in Chicago has spread from the picket line to the playing field. Thousands of high school athletes, shut out of class for more than a week, are arguing, rallying and even filing lawsuits for the chance to compete in post-season play. Hanging in the...

Vermont soccer players rally for equal pay, get carded

Oct. 20, 2019 12:21 PM EDT

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Members of a girls' high school soccer team in Vermont tore off their uniform tops to reveal shirts calling for equal pay, earning cheers from the crowd and penalty cards from the referees. The Burlington High School team made the demonstration during a Friday night game against...

Stabbing case near Maine high school resolves with plea deal

Oct. 18, 2019 10:30 PM EDT

SCARBOROUGH, Maine (AP) — A Maine man accused of stabbing a teenager at a high school soccer game has accepted a conditional plea deal that will result in a misdemeanor conviction. Nicholas Blanchard, of Scarborough, has pleaded guilty to charges, including reckless conduct with a dangerous weapon, in the...