Soccer

Column: A World Cup fix & flaws in referee…

FIFA ordered a World Cup qualifier to be replayed after establishing goals were scored as a result of crooked refereeing

Saudi city of Madinah experiences 2.5 magnitude earthquake

Man United beats Stoke 3-0, reduces City's lead…

Manchester United has taken a chunk out of Manchester City's large lead in the English Premier League by beating relegation-threatened Stoke 3-0 in a one-sided match featuring spectacular goals by Antonio Valencia and Anthony Martial

Road crews weary of fighting 'stinking snow'

FIFA sends whistleblower questions after doping intel review

FIFA says it has assessed new information related to doping in Russia based on a review of fresh evidence and submitted questions for the key whistleblower

Crews respond to fire on Liberty Street in Danvers

World Cup ref banned by FIFA had 6-year match-fixing history

A FIFA investigation linked a referee accused of match-fixing a World Cup qualifier to "numerous publicly documented scandals" since 2010

Referee rage: Official lashes out at player in French game

French official Tony Chapron kicked out in retribution at Nantes defender Diego Carlos during a league game on Sunday, and then promptly showed Carlos a red card

BRIEF: Earthquake shakes southern Missouri

Klopp curses in NBC interview after Liverpool…

Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp was speaking to US TV station NBC about the nature of his team's wild 4-3 victory over Manchester City in the English Premier League when he included a curse word.

9 minutes of mayhem end City's bid to be the…

Manchester City's quest to be the second "Invincibles" of English soccer ended thanks to nine minutes of mayhem on Sunday

Hannover apologizes after Mainz players racially abused

Hannover president Martin Kind has apologized for the racial abuse Mainz players Leon Balogun and Anthony Ujah were subjected to before the teams' Bundesliga game on Saturday

LCC's Crews Enjoys Hub City Homecoming

Levante player accuses Celta's Aspas of racist insult

Levante midfielder Jefferson Lerma has accused Celta Vigo striker Iago Aspas of using a racist slur to insult him during a Spanish league game

More jeers for Real Madrid after home loss to…

More jeers for Real Madrid after shocking 1-0 home loss to Villarreal in Spanish league

Monaco title challenge fades after draw at Montpellier

Monaco has drawn at Montpellier 0-0 and further relinquished its grip on the French title it won so convincingly last season

Julio Rocha, jailed former Nicaragua soccer boss…

Julio Rocha, the jailed former president of the Nicaraguan Football Federation, who was convicted in the United States in a corruption scandal at FIFA, has died

Where's the VAR? Contentious goal denies…

Video assistant referees were deployed for the first time in domestic English soccer this week but unfortunately for Southampton they aren't being used in the Premier League

FA to look into alleged remark by West Brom's Jay…

The English Football Association is set to look into remark allegedly made by West Bromwich Albion forward Jay Rodriguez to Brighton defender Gaetan Bong during a Premier League match

Naby Keita scores, booked in possible last game…

Naby Keita has scored in what could have been his last game for Leipzig as the home side defeated Schalke 3-1 to move second in the Bundesliga