Soccer

FILE - In this Oct. 22, 2018, file photo, Juventus' Cristiano Ronaldo attends a press conference at Old Trafford, Manchester. Ronaldo is being asked by police in the U.S. to provide a DNA sample in an ongoing investigation of a Nevada woman's allegation that he raped her in his Las Vegas hotel penthouse in 2009, the soccer star's lawyer in Las Vegas said Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019. England. (Martin Rickett/PA via AP, File)
January 10, 2019 - 6:25 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo is being asked by police to provide a DNA sample in an investigation of a Nevada woman's allegation that he raped her in his Las Vegas hotel penthouse in 2009 and paid her to keep quiet, the soccer star's lawyer and Las Vegas police said Thursday. Attorney Peter S...
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FILE - In this Dec. 12, 2018, file photo, Juventus' Cristiano Ronaldo reacts during the Champions League match at the Stade de Suisse in Bern, Switzerland. Ronaldo is being asked by police in the U.S. to provide a DNA sample in an ongoing investigation of a Nevada woman's allegation that he raped her in his Las Vegas hotel penthouse in 2009, the soccer star's lawyer in Las Vegas said Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019. (Alessandro della Valle/Keystone via AP, File)
January 10, 2019 - 5:42 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on police Las Vegas seeking a DNA sample from Cristiano Ronaldo in a investigation of a 2009 rape claim (all times Pacific): 2:40 p.m. Las Vegas police say investigators are asking Italian authorities to obtain a DNA sample from soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo in an...
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January 10, 2019 - 4:36 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo's lawyer says U.S. investigators are seeking DNA from the soccer star in a Las Vegas rape case.
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Manchester United interim manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer celebrates defeating Huddersfield after the English Premier League soccer match at Old Trafford, Manchester, England, Wednesday Dec. 26, 2018. (Martin Rickett/PA via AP)
January 09, 2019 - 4:02 am
They've quickly created a song for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer at Manchester United. "Ole's at the wheel," the United faithful chant about their new manager. "Tell me how good does it feel." Much, much better than it did under Jose Mourinho. The cloud over England's biggest soccer club has been lifted...
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January 09, 2019 - 12:06 am
CHICAGO (AP) — The owner of the Chicago Cubs has pulled out of plans to invest in a United Soccer League team after developers scrapped a planned 20,000-seat stadium. Sterling Bay, a real estate development company, announced last year the formation of a joint venture with Tom Ricketts to own the...
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Manchester City's Kevin De Bruyne, left crosses the ball under pressure from Rotherham's Ben Wiles during the English FA Cup third round soccer match between Manchester City and Rotherham United at Etihad stadium in Manchester, England, Sunday, Jan. 6, 2019. (AP Photo/Rui Vieira)
January 07, 2019 - 1:30 pm
Receiving a pass at shoulder height while facing his own goal, Kevin De Bruyne headed the ball backward and over an opponent just behind him before spinning to collect it and race forward to start yet another Manchester City attack. That's just one snippet from the FA Cup match between City and...
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January 06, 2019 - 6:15 pm
MADRID (AP) — Former Spain and Barcelona star Andres Iniesta has been criticized on social media for posting a photo showing him with a group of people, including two in blackface, as part of the Three Kings Day celebration in Spain. Iniesta, who was not in blackface, currently plays in Japan for...
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This undated photo provided by the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office shows Wayne Rooney. Soccer star Rooney was arrested last month at a Washington-area airport on a charge of public intoxication. The Loudon County Sheriff’s Office said Rooney was booked into jail on Dec. 16, 2018, after his arrest by airport police. Dulles International Airport is in Loudon County. He was later released. (Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office via AP)
January 06, 2019 - 5:04 pm
Soccer star Wayne Rooney was arrested last month on a public intoxication charge and taken to jail to sober up after he triggered a door alarm at a Washington-area airport, authorities said Sunday. Rooney was arrested Dec. 16 by police at Dulles International Airport in Virginia after he caused the...
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FILE--- In this picture taken Nov.27, 2018 Bayern midfielder Franck Ribery celebrates after scoring his side's fifth goal during the Champions League group E soccer match between FC Bayern Munich and Benfica Lisbon in Munich, Germany. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)
January 06, 2019 - 4:54 pm
BERLIN (AP) — Bayern Munich has fined winger Franck Ribery for posting expletives and insults on social media after receiving criticism online for posting a video of being served a gold-leaf steak. "He used words that we as Bayern Munich cannot accept and that Franck as a role model, as a player of...
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This undated photo provided by the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office shows Wayne Rooney. Soccer star Rooney was arrested last month at a Washington-area airport on a charge of public intoxication. The Loudon County Sheriff’s Office said Rooney was booked into jail on Dec. 16, 2018, after his arrest by airport police. Dulles International Airport is in Loudon County. He was later released. (Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office via AP)
January 06, 2019 - 4:33 pm
LOUDON COUNTY, Va. (AP) — The Latest on the arrest of soccer star Wayne Rooney at a U.S. airport on charges of public intoxication (all times local): 4:20 p.m. Airport officials say soccer star Wayne Rooney's arrest last month was prompted by his triggering an alarm at international arrivals. The...
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