Men's soccer

In this photo taken on Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019, Union's goal scorer Sebastian Polter tries to appease hooded fans after the team's final whistle and victory in the derby, in Berlin. Union Berlin is toasting goalkeeper Rafal Gikiewicz for his bravery in stopping his own masked fans from reaching Hertha Berlin supporters after the sides’ fiery Berlin derby on Saturday. Gikiewicz angrily pushed one masked pitch invader back and urged others to return to their block. (Britta Pedersen/dpa via AP)
November 04, 2019 - 8:46 am
BERLIN (AP) — Union Berlin goalkeeper Rafal Gikiewicz is being praised for his bravery for stopping his team's masked fans from reaching Hertha Berlin supporters after the fiery Berlin derby. Gikiewicz angrily pushed one masked person back and urged others to return to the stands. The fans looked...
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Leicester City's Harvey Barnes, left, and Crystal Palace's Joel Ward battle for the ball during the English Premier League soccer match at Selhurst Park, London, Sunday Nov. 3, 2019. (John Walton/PA via AP)
November 03, 2019 - 3:20 pm
LONDON (AP) — Everton midfielder André Gomes' serious injury and Tottenham forward Son Heung-min's tears overshadowed their teams' 1-1 draw in the Premier League on Sunday. Son was inconsolable after being sent off following his late challenge on the Portuguese midfielder, who received treatment on...
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Brescia's Mario Balotelli, right, reacts at the end of the Italian Serie A soccer match between Verona and Brescia at the Bentegodi stadium in Verona, Italy, Sunday, Nov. 3, 2019. Verona supporters' racist chants upset the Italian bomber who also scored one goal. (Simone Venezia/ANSA via AP)
November 03, 2019 - 3:10 pm
VERONA, Italy (AP) — Brescia striker Mario Balotelli threatened to leave the field due to racist chants directed at him by Hellas Verona fans during a top-tier soccer game in Italy on Sunday. Visibly upset as he fought for the ball near the corner flag at the end of the stadium where the monkey...
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Brescia's Mario Balotelli, right, kicks the ball during the Italian Serie A soccer match between Verona and Brescia at the Bentegodi stadium in Verona, Italy, Sunday, Nov. 3, 2019. (Simone Venezia/ANSA via AP)
November 03, 2019 - 3:08 pm
ROME (AP) — Mario Balotelli's most important kick on Sunday had nothing to do with the curling shot that he whipped into the top corner of the goal from beyond the box. Rather, it was the drop-kick the Brescia striker made moments earlier when he booted a ball high into the stands to express his...
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Liverpool's Sadio Mane, right, celebrates with teammates after scoring his side's second goal during the English Premier League soccer match between Aston Villa and Liverpool at Villa Park in Birmingham, England, Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019. (AP Photo/Rui Vieira)
November 02, 2019 - 12:30 pm
Manchester City left it late to win. Liverpool left it even later. The two teams leading the English Premier League each staged late comebacks to win 2-1 against unfavored opponents on Saturday. The gap between leader Liverpool and second-placed City stayed at six points, but only after some late...
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Roma's Edin Dzeko talks to fans as the match was briefly suspended because fans were making racist chants against Napoli's Kalidou Koulibaly, during an Italian Serie A soccer match between Roma and Napoli, at the Olympic stadium in Rome, Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
November 02, 2019 - 10:25 am
ROME (AP) — Discriminatory chants prompted a Serie A soccer game between Roma and Napoli to be briefly suspended Saturday. Referee Gianluca Rocchi made the decision in the second half after Roma fans aimed anti-territorial chants at Napoli. Such chants are often used by supporters to deride an...
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Liverpool's Mohamed Salah, right, celebrates with his teammate Jordan Henderson after scoring his side's second goal during the English Premier League soccer match between Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur at Anfield stadium in Liverpool, England, Sunday, Oct. 27, 2019. (AP Photo/Jon Super)
October 27, 2019 - 2:15 pm
LONDON (AP) — Arsenal and Tottenham scored early before all it started to unravel for the north London clubs in the Premier League on Sunday. Arsenal established a two-goal lead over Crystal Palace before capitulating, conceding twice and seeing its captain appearing to storm off in anger in a 2-2...
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Liverpool's Mohamed Salah, right, celebrates with his teammate Jordan Henderson after scoring his side's second goal during the English Premier League soccer match between Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur at Anfield stadium in Liverpool, England, Sunday, Oct. 27, 2019. (AP Photo/Jon Super)
October 27, 2019 - 1:38 pm
LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Tottenham transformed its first-minute fortunes against Liverpool, just not the outcome. A goal after 47 seconds by Tottenham captain Harry Kane at Anfield on Sunday contrasted with the misery of Madrid in June when a penalty was conceded 22 seconds into the Champions...
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Leicester's Jamie Vardy celebrates scoring his side's ninth goal during the English Premier League soccer match between Southampton and Leicester City at St Mary's stadium in Southampton, England Friday, Oct., 25, 2019. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
October 25, 2019 - 3:22 pm
SOUTHAMPTON, England (AP) — Leicester scored five first-half goals and another four after the break to destroy 10-man Southampton 9-0 on Friday and tie the biggest win in Premier League history. Manchester United beat Ipswich by the same score in 1995, three years after the English top tier was...
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FILE - In this June 9, 2019 file photo, Australia's Ellie Carpenter, left, chases Italy's Barbara Bonansea during a Women's World Cup Group C soccer match between Australia and Italy at the Stade du Hainaut in Valenciennes, France. Italy won 2-0. Italy’s surprise run to the quarterfinals of the Women’s World Cup this year went a long way toward changing misconceptions about the female game in a country where the most popular sport is dominated by men. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco, file)
October 24, 2019 - 1:27 am
ROME (AP) — Italy's surprise run to the quarterfinals of the Women's World Cup this year went a long way toward changing misconceptions about the female game in a country where the most popular sport is dominated by men. Out of a population of 60 million, more than 20 million spectators watched...
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