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Rashford, Sancho answer taunts with goals to get Man U point

Feb. 08, 2023 20:48 PM EST

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — In the face of cruel taunts from Leeds fans, Marcus Rashford and Jadon Sancho responded in style. Both players scored in a rousing second-half comeback as Manchester United rallied Wednesday to salvage a 2-2 draw in the Premier League. ...

LeBron’s off-court legacy complements his basketball success

Feb. 08, 2023 18:36 PM EST

Mya Smiley is a student at the University of Akron thanks to an assist from LeBron James, and she is determined upon graduation to become a social worker that helps foster kids. Her education and career path would not have been possible, the sophomore says, were it not for a...

US forward Alex Morgan supports transgender kids in sports

Feb. 08, 2023 18:35 PM EST

Forward Alex Morgan says the U.S. national team should have internal discussions about whether to play exhibition games in states that restrict transgender kids from participating in sports. The team is currently preparing for the SheBelieves Cup, a round-robin tournament with...

Man United stages fightback to draw 2-2 with Leeds in EPL

Feb. 08, 2023 17:43 PM EST

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Manchester United fought back from a two-goal deficit to draw 2-2 with Leeds in the Premier League on Wednesday. Substitute Jadon Sancho rescued a point for Erik ten Hag's team, which missed the chance to move level on points with second-place Manchester...

Greek F Giorgos Giakoumakis signs with Atlanta United

Feb. 08, 2023 16:35 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — After cutting ties with Josef Martinez, Atlanta United bolstered its front line Wednesday with the signing of Greek forward Giorgos Giakoumakis. The 28-year-old Giakoumakis comes to Major League Soccer from Celtic FC, where he led the Scottish Premiership in goals...

Former Chelsea forward Atsu rescued after Turkey earthquake

Feb. 07, 2023 18:33 PM EST

Former Chelsea and Newcastle forward Christian Atsu was rescued from the rubble of a collapsed building following the deadly earthquake that struck Turkey, the Ghana Football Association said in a Twitter post Tuesday. The Ghana international plays for Turkish club Hatayspor. A club...

FA Cup dream over for Wrexham and its Hollywood owners

Feb. 07, 2023 17:30 PM EST

For Wrexham’s Hollywood owners, the sequel proved to be a heartbreaker. The Welsh soccer club owned by celebrities Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney lost its FA Cup replay with Sheffield United 3-1 on Tuesday, conceding two goals deep into stoppage time. A win for...

Leipzig defender Willi Orbán readies for stem-cell donation

Feb. 07, 2023 10:47 AM EST

LEIPZIG, Germany (AP) — Leipzig defender Willi Orbán could miss a key game in his team's Bundesliga title challenge because he is taking time out to make a potentially life-saving donation of stem cells to a cancer patient. Leipzig said Tuesday that the Hungary international has...

Manchester City's problems mount for manager Pep Guardiola

Feb. 07, 2023 10:00 AM EST

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Pep Guardiola had enough to worry about even before Manchester City became embroiled in probably the biggest Premier League scandal of all time. Off the field, City is facing accusations that the club breached a slew of financial regulations with its...

Timpson QB Bussey leads TSWA 2A all-state football team

Feb. 06, 2023 18:36 PM EST

BRYAN, Texas (AP) — Timpson quarterback Terry Bussey is the offensive player of the year on the Blue Bell/Texas Sports Writers Association’s Class 2A all-state football team, while Shiner defensive back Dalton Brooks and Albany defensive back Wyatt Wyndam share defensive honors. ...