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Musk tweet joking about buying Manchester United causes stir

Aug. 17, 2022 08:29 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Elon Musk caused a stir by tweeting that he was buying the English soccer team Manchester United — whose current owners are opposed by many fans — then saying several hours later that it was a joke. It comes as the billionaire Tesla CEO faces a legal battle in the...

World Cup Watch: Jesus out to reclaim Brazil's No. 9 jersey

Aug. 16, 2022 06:01 AM EDT

It's one of the biggest honors in soccer: Playing as the center forward for Brazil at a World Cup. Gabriel Jesus knows all about that, having been handed the No. 9 jersey at the 2018 tournament in Russia and — as every Brazilian is acutely aware — failing to score a goal. ...

Meltdown: Man United feels heat after 4-0 loss at Brentford

Aug. 13, 2022 15:25 PM EDT

Temperatures soared in England on Saturday and no one was feeling the heat more than Manchester United's latest manager, Erik ten Hag. On another humiliating day for a massive club in freefall, United conceded four goals in the first 35 minutes and was swept aside in a 4-0 loss at...

Lionel Messi misses cut for Ballon d’Or list of nominees

Aug. 12, 2022 17:05 PM EDT

Seven-time Ballon d’Or winner Lionel Messi was omitted from the 30-man list of nominees for the prestigious award on Friday for the first time since 2005. The Argentina great edged out Poland striker Robert Lewandowski for the Ballon d’Or last year but wasn't nominated this time...

Haaland shines for Man City, United loses under Ten Hag

Aug. 07, 2022 14:33 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Erik ten Hag pleaded for time after starting his Manchester United reign with a disappointing loss. Erling Haaland didn't need much time at all to show what kind of impact he will have at Manchester City. The two biggest offseason arrivals in Manchester had starkly...

Liverpool stumbles, Tottenham impresses in EPL openers

Aug. 06, 2022 15:29 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — While Liverpool made a stuttering start to the English Premier League, Tottenham showed it might be ready to take another step forward under Antonio Conte. Liverpool had to come from behind twice to salvage a 2-2 draw at promoted Fulham on Saturday, largely thanks to...

US national team star Mewis out for season with knee injury

Aug. 05, 2022 19:16 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — U.S. national team midfielder Sam Mewis will miss the remainder of her season with the Kansas City Current because of what the club called “a long-standing progressive injury to her right leg” that occurred before she joined the team. The 29-year-old...

Arsenal opens EPL with 2-0 win at Crystal Palace

Aug. 05, 2022 18:33 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Arsenal's newcomers made an immediate impact as they opened the English Premier League by beating host Crystal Palace 2-0 on Friday. Left back Oleksandr Zinchenko set up the opening goal in the first half while striker Gabriel Jesus created a number of chances and...

New voice Drury set as NBC opens 10th Premier League season

Aug. 04, 2022 21:21 PM EDT

Peter Drury's voice has been synonymous with the Premier League for over 20 years. As he embarks on his first season as NBC's play-by-play announcer, his new bosses have made one thing clear — don't change the style. “That’s a very strong message I get,” Drury said as he...

EPL sets high bar in European soccer, finances and glamor

Aug. 04, 2022 10:48 AM EDT

GENEVA (AP) — The world’s richest soccer league starts a new season in England on Friday as the rest of Europe looks for ways to catch up. Off the field, the English Premier League is a commercial juggernaut with broadcasting deals worldwide fueling player transfers and wages...