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    Jozy Altidore escapes longer ban for role in tunnel melee

    Jozy Altidore escapes longer ban for role in tunnel melee


    Toronto FC striker Jozy Altidore has escaped a longer ban over his red card for a halftime tunnel melee during Game 2 of the Eastern Conference...

    Toronto FC striker Jozy Altidore has escaped a longer ban over his red card for a halftime tunnel melee during Game 2 of the Eastern Conference semifinal.

    Impact cleans house, dumps Camara, Romero, Bernardello but retains Dzemaili

    Impact cleans house, dumps Camara, Romero, Bernardello but retains Dzemaili


    The Impact also exercised team options on goalkeeper Evan Bush, defenders Kyle Fisher and Daniel Lovitz, midfielders David Choinière and Michael Salazar, and striker Nick...

    The Impact also exercised team options on goalkeeper Evan Bush, defenders Kyle Fisher and Daniel Lovitz, midfielders David Choinière and Michael Salazar, and striker Nick DePuy.

    World Cup qualifying: Peru tops New Zealand to take last spot

    World Cup qualifying: Peru tops New Zealand to take last spot


    Peru beat New Zealand 2-0 on Wednesday night to win a two-leg playoff and earn the 32nd and last spot in the World Cup field in...

    Peru beat New Zealand 2-0 on Wednesday night to win a two-leg playoff and earn the 32nd and last spot in the World Cup field in Russia.

    TFC's Altidore will miss 1st game of Eastern final after red card upheld

    TFC's Altidore will miss 1st game of Eastern final after red card upheld


    Toronto FC has lost its appeal of Jozy Altidore's red card from the Eastern Conference semifinal. Altidore and New York Red Bulls captain Sacha Kljestan were ejected after the two teams clashed in the BMO Field tunnel at halftime of Game 2 of the Eastern...

    Toronto FC has lost its appeal of Jozy Altidore's red card from the Eastern Conference semifinal. Altidore and New York Red Bulls captain Sacha Kljestan were ejected after the two teams clashed in the BMO Field tunnel at halftime of Game 2 of the Eastern Conference seminal Nov. 5.

    Red card upheld: Jozy Altidore to miss Eastern final opener

    Red card upheld: Jozy Altidore to miss Eastern final opener


    Toronto FC has lost its appeal of Jozy Altidore's red card from the Eastern Conference semifinal. Altidore and New York Red Bulls captain Sacha Kljestan were ejected after the two teams clashed in the BMO Field tunnel at halftime of Game 2 of the Eastern...

    Toronto FC has lost its appeal of Jozy Altidore's red card from the Eastern Conference semifinal. Altidore and New York Red Bulls captain Sacha Kljestan were ejected after the two teams clashed in the BMO Field tunnel at halftime of Game 2 of the Eastern Conference seminal Nov. 5.

    Italy fires coach after World Cup qualifying loss

    Italy fires coach after World Cup qualifying loss


    Italy coach Gian Piero Ventura has been fired following the team's failure to qualify for the World Cup. The four-time champions lost a playoff to Sweden, 1-0 on aggregate, on...

    Italy coach Gian Piero Ventura has been fired following the team's failure to qualify for the World Cup. The four-time champions lost a playoff to Sweden, 1-0 on aggregate, on Monday.

    World Cup qualifying: Australia advances to Russia

    World Cup qualifying: Australia advances to Russia


    Mile Jedinak led Australia into next year's World Cup with a deflected free kick and two penalties in Wednesday's 3-1 intercontinental playoff victory over...

    Mile Jedinak led Australia into next year's World Cup with a deflected free kick and two penalties in Wednesday's 3-1 intercontinental playoff victory over Honduras.

    Fox Sports accused of million-dollar bribery scheme to get soccer rights

    Fox Sports accused of million-dollar bribery scheme to get soccer rights


    Fox Sports partnered with a South American marketing firm to make millions of dollars in bribes to high-ranking soccer officials in exchange for lucrative broadcasting rights to major tournaments, the marketing company's former CEO testified Tuesday at a...

    Fox Sports partnered with a South American marketing firm to make millions of dollars in bribes to high-ranking soccer officials in exchange for lucrative broadcasting rights to major tournaments, the marketing company's former CEO testified Tuesday at a U.S. corruption trial.

    World Cup: Denmark secures spot with rout of Ireland

    World Cup: Denmark secures spot with rout of Ireland


    Denmark qualified for next year's World Cup after Christian Eriksen scored a hat trick in a 5-1 victory over Ireland in their playoff on...

    Denmark qualified for next year's World Cup after Christian Eriksen scored a hat trick in a 5-1 victory over Ireland in their playoff on Tuesday.

    Italy's World Cup failure can be traced to domestic shortcomings

    Italy's World Cup failure can be traced to domestic shortcomings


    The best players in the world go elsewhere. The best coaches in Italy emigrate. The stadiums around the country are falling apart. The lingering problems affecting Italy's domestic league might just be the reason for the country's failure to qualify for...

    The best players in the world go elsewhere. The best coaches in Italy emigrate. The stadiums around the country are falling apart. The lingering problems affecting Italy's domestic league might just be the reason for the country's failure to qualify for next year's World Cup.

    Italy to miss World Cup for 1st time in 60 years

    Italy to miss World Cup for 1st time in 60 years


    Four-time champion Italy failed to qualify for the World Cup for the first time in six decades after losing its playoff to Sweden 1-0 on...

    Four-time champion Italy failed to qualify for the World Cup for the first time in six decades after losing its playoff to Sweden 1-0 on aggregate.

    Pair of 2nd-half goals for U.S. deflate Canadian women

    Pair of 2nd-half goals for U.S. deflate Canadian women


    Alex Morgan scored the go-ahead goal in the second half as the United States downed Canada 3-1 on Sunday in a women's soccer friendly in San Jose,...

    Alex Morgan scored the go-ahead goal in the second half as the United States downed Canada 3-1 on Sunday in a women's soccer friendly in San Jose, Calif.

    World Cup qualifying: Croatia, Switzerland secure spots

    World Cup qualifying: Croatia, Switzerland secure spots


    Croatia qualified for the 2018 World Cup finals after a 0-0 draw in the second leg of the playoffs against Greece on Sunday, while Switzerland earned a spot at its fourth straight World Cup by holding Northern Ireland to a rain-soaked 0-0...

    Croatia qualified for the 2018 World Cup finals after a 0-0 draw in the second leg of the playoffs against Greece on Sunday, while Switzerland earned a spot at its fourth straight World Cup by holding Northern Ireland to a rain-soaked 0-0 draw.

    Sepp Blatter denies Hope Solo's sexual assault allegation as 'ridiculous'

    Sepp Blatter denies Hope Solo's sexual assault allegation as 'ridiculous'


    Hope Solo says former FIFA President Sepp Blatter grabbed her rear shortly before the two were to appear on stage at a prestigious soccer ceremony four years ago. A representative for Blatter called the allegation...

    Hope Solo says former FIFA President Sepp Blatter grabbed her rear shortly before the two were to appear on stage at a prestigious soccer ceremony four years ago. A representative for Blatter called the allegation "ridiculous."

    World Cup qualifying: Denmark crash against Ireland's defensive wall

    World Cup qualifying: Denmark crash against Ireland's defensive wall


    Four-time champion Italy was left at serious risk of failing to qualify for the World Cup after losing at Sweden 1-0 in the opening leg of their playoff on...

    Four-time champion Italy was left at serious risk of failing to qualify for the World Cup after losing at Sweden 1-0 in the opening leg of their playoff on Friday.

    Ex-FIFA boss Sepp Blatter accused of sexually assaulting American Hope Solo

    Ex-FIFA boss Sepp Blatter accused of sexually assaulting American Hope Solo


    Hope Solo told a Portuguese newspaper that former FIFA President Sepp Blatter sexually assaulted her at the Ballon d'Or awards ceremony in...

    Hope Solo told a Portuguese newspaper that former FIFA President Sepp Blatter sexually assaulted her at the Ballon d'Or awards ceremony in 2013.

    World Cup: Italy on brink of disaster after loss to Sweden

    World Cup: Italy on brink of disaster after loss to Sweden


    Four-time champion Italy was left at serious risk of failing to qualify for the World Cup after losing at Sweden 1-0 in the opening leg of their playoff on...

    Four-time champion Italy was left at serious risk of failing to qualify for the World Cup after losing at Sweden 1-0 in the opening leg of their playoff on Friday.

    UEFA suspends Patrice Evra until June for kicking fan

    UEFA suspends Patrice Evra until June for kicking fan


    UEFA has suspended Marseille defender Patrice Evra until June 2018 for kicking one his own team's fans before a Europa League...

    UEFA has suspended Marseille defender Patrice Evra until June 2018 for kicking one his own team's fans before a Europa League game.

    Leon, Canada grab wild equalizer in draw versus U.S.

    Leon, Canada grab wild equalizer in draw versus U.S.


    Adriana Leon scored in the second half as Canada tied the United States 1-1 in an international women's soccer friendly on Thursday...

    Adriana Leon scored in the second half as Canada tied the United States 1-1 in an international women's soccer friendly on Thursday night.

    World Cup qualifying: Swiss score controversial win over Northern Ireland

    World Cup qualifying: Swiss score controversial win over Northern Ireland


    A controversial penalty awarded for hand ball was enough to give Switzerland a 1-0 victory over Northern Ireland in the first leg of their World Cup playoff on Thursday in Belfast, Northern...

    A controversial penalty awarded for hand ball was enough to give Switzerland a 1-0 victory over Northern Ireland in the first leg of their World Cup playoff on Thursday in Belfast, Northern Ireland.