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Vancouver Whitecaps forward Fredy Montero, right, kicks the ball away from San Jose Earthquakes midfielder Jackson Yueill, left, during the first half of an MLS soccer match in Portland, Ore., Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020. Vancouver won 2-1. (AP Photo/Steve Dykes)

San Jose midfielder Jackson Yueill added to US roster

Dec. 2, 2020 5:57 PM EST

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — San Jose midfielder Jackson Yueill was added Wednesday to the U.S. roster for a Dec. 9 exhibition against El Salvador. U.S. coach Gregg Berhalter had said Tuesday that Yueill was awaiting clearing of coronavirus testing protocols and would join training after he cleared. The...

FILE - In this Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020 file photo, Celtic manager Neil Lennon looks on prior to the Europa League round of 32, second leg soccer match between Celtic and FC Copenhagen at the Celtic Park stadium in Glasgow, Scotland. Scottish giant Celtic is in crisis and its manager is fighting for his job. The Glasgow team has had an unprecedented run of sustained success in recent years but is out of European competition already and 11 points behind great rival Rangers in a faltering bid for a record 10th straight Scottish Premiership title.  (AP Photo/Scott Heppell, File)

Celtic slumps as dominance finally threatened in Scotland

Dec. 2, 2020 10:14 AM EST

A police helicopter circled above Celtic Park as riot vans lined up outside the stadium, surrounding the cars of players while officers struggled to hold back angry fans. It was like a scene from yesteryear, certainly nothing that should have been happening while heavy social restrictions were in place during a...

Seattle Sounders defender Shane O'Neill (27) heads in a goal against FC Dallas during the second half of an MLS playoff soccer match, Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2020, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Sounders back in West final after 1-0 win over FC Dallas

Dec. 2, 2020 1:06 AM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — Unlike some of his higher profile, high-scoring teammates, Shane O'Neill doesn't have trouble recalling some of the more memorable goals of his career. Make that, goal. As in his one previous MLS goal before Tuesday night. “I mean, I have very few goals so I definitely remember...

Pistons sign Sirvydis, make deals with 3 others official

Dec. 1, 2020 10:21 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Pistons have signed Deividas Sirvydis, who played most recently for Hapoel Jerusalem of the Israeli Basketball Premier League. The Pistons announced the move Tuesday night. They also officially confirmed their deals with Mason Plumlee, Jahlil Okafor and Josh Jackson. The 6-foot-8...

FILE - In this Oct. 7, 2020, file photo, LA Galaxy midfielder Efrain Álvarez (26) and Portland Timbers midfielder Marvin Loria (44) vie for the ball during an MLS soccer match in Carson, Calif.  Álvarez started for Mexico in last year’s final of the Under-17 World Cup and is among several dual nationals at American training camp this week ahead of a Dec. 9 exhibition against El Salvador in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. U.S. coach Gregg Berhalter will try to persuade him and other dual nationals to commit to the U.S. program. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu, File)

Alvarez, Perea among dual nationals recruited by US soccer

Dec. 1, 2020 10:07 PM EST

Part of Gregg Berhalter’s job as U.S. national team coach is to be a salesman. Efraín Álvarez, an 18-year-old LA Galaxy midfielder, started for Mexico in last year’s final of the Under-17 World Cup and is among several dual nationals at American training camp this week ahead of a Dec. 9...

United States players celebrate with Kristie Mewis, number 22, who scored her side's second goal during the international friendly women's soccer match between The Netherlands and the US at the Rat Verlegh stadium in Breda, southern Netherlands, Friday Nov. 27, 2020. (Piroschka van de Wouw/Pool via AP)

Women's team, US Soccer settle part of their lawsuit

Dec. 1, 2020 9:47 PM EST

U.S. women's national team players and the U.S. Soccer Federation settled their long-running lawsuit over inequitable working conditions compared with the men's team while leaving their dispute over unequal pay for additional litigation. The parties filed a redacted public notice of the settlement with the...

American women settle lawsuit with U.S. Soccer Federation on unequal working conditions with men, to appeal wage claims

Dec. 1, 2020 4:51 PM EST
LOS ANGELES (AP) — American women settle lawsuit with U.S. Soccer Federation on unequal working conditions with men, to appeal wage claims.
El neurocirujano Leopoldo Luque, exmédico personal de Diego Maradona, llega a la fiscalía en Buenos Aires, Argentina, el lunes 30 de noviembre de 2020. La casa y oficinas de Luque fueron allanadas el domingo en medio de investigaciones para establecer las circunstancias de la muerte de la ex estrella del fútbol. (AP Foto/Natacha Pisarenko)

Argentina cops search office of 2nd doctor in Maradona case

Dec. 1, 2020 3:45 PM EST

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — The investigation into Diego Maradona’s death continued Tuesday with police raids on the office and home of the psychiatrist who cared for the soccer star and is being investigated for possible medical negligence. By order of the attorney general’s office of San...

United States Kristie Mewis, number 22, scores her side's second goal during the international friendly women's soccer match between The Netherlands and the US at the Rat Verlegh stadium in Breda, southern Netherlands, Friday Nov. 27, 2020. (Piroschka van de Wouw/Pool via AP)

Kristie Mewis persevered to become breakout US star

Nov. 30, 2020 5:50 PM EST

Kristie Mewis became the unexpected star of U.S. women’s soccer this year and in the process showed the power of perseverance. With the Houston Dash, she won the National Women's Soccer League's Challenge Cup tournament this summer in Utah. Then in October, she got an invitation to the national team's...

Midfielder Efraín Álvarez to train with US national team

Nov. 30, 2020 5:09 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Efraín Álvarez, an LA Galaxy midfielder who started for Mexico in last year’s final of the Under-17 World Cup, was among 22 players called into U.S. training camp for a Dec. 9 exhibition against El Salvador in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Álvarez can become eligible to...