Soccer

Benfica president placed under house arrest

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LISBON, Portugal — Benfica president Luís Filipe Vieira was placed under house arrest late on Saturday until he pays bail of three million euros...

UEFA explores expanding European Championship to 32 teams

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LONDON — Buoyed by the success of this year's European Championship, UEFA is exploring whether to expand the event again to create a 32-team...

AP Sportlight

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July 12 1901 — Cy Young of the Boston Red Sox...

Messi pays his debt to Argentina with Copa America title

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BUENOS AIRES — Argentina finally made Lionel Messi cry with joy. ...

No. 103 Trinidad ties No. 11 Mexico 0-0 in Gold Cup opener

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ARLINGTON, Texas — No. 103 Trinidad and Tobago held 11th-ranked Mexico to a 0-0 draw Saturday night in the opener of the CONCACAF Gold...

Mancini has Italy smiling again after the team’s darkest day

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LONDON — Less than four years after Italian soccer’s darkest moment, Roberto Mancini has the country’s national team smiling again. ...

Messi and Neymar picked as best players at Copa America

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RIO DE JANEIRO — Argentina's Lionel Messi and Brazil's Neymar were picked as the two best players of the Copa America just before they...

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KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Canadian star Alphonso Davies will miss the CONCACAF Gold Cup because of an ankle injury. ...

NOTEBOOK: For English fan, Euro 2020 offers a sliver of hope

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LONDON — When I was much younger, a soccer anthem called “Three Lions” offered an exuberant cry. “Football’s coming home,” the lyrics went, after...

Former England, Ipswich striker Paul Mariner dies at 68

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LONDON — Paul Mariner, the former England striker who played at the World Cup in 1982 and later coached in MLS, has died. He...