Soccer

Soccer club Tottenham among firms to tap virus…

British Airways, Marks & Spencer and even Premier League soccer club Tottenham Hotspur are among 53 big companies to take advantage of a special coronavirus loan scheme from the Bank of England to tide them over during the pandemic

Former Chinese soccer player Hao allies with party critic

Retired Chinese soccer player Hao Haidong has angered the country’s leadership by allying himself with an eccentric billionaire who has called for the downfall of the Communist government

The Latest: 75 Penn State football players to…

Penn State will begin bringing some students back to campus Monday, including 75 football players

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Arizona to Resume Pro Sports Without Fans

Arizona to Resume Pro Sports Without Fans Arizona Governor Doug Ducey tweeted the announcement on Tuesday. Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey, via Twitter In a news conference on Tuesday, Ducey said MLB, NFL, NBA, NHL and MLS are all invited to play in Arizona. Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey, via news conference Prior to the announcement, MLB was reportedly considering a shortened season that would only include games in Arizona and Florida. On Monday, MLB owners reportedly approved a proposal for an 82-game season that would start in July, but the details have yet to be announced. Arizona's decision to resume pro sports comes amid additional reopenings in the state as its stay-at-home orders will be lifted on Friday, May 15.

'We won't tolerate': Sports world unites behind…

Sports stars around the world dismayed by the death of George Floyd and inspired by the actions of Colin Kaepernick have come together in support of those seeking change in the United States

MLS, players reach new labor deal, to resume with…

Major League Soccer and its players’ union have reached an agreement that paves the way for a tournament in Florida after the season was suspended by the coronavirus pandemic

Dinosaur's Last Meal Preserved Down to the Cells

Scientists say they've uncovered the "best-preserved dinosaur stomach ever found to date," offering an unprecedented look at a 110-million-year-old chewed salad. It's extremely rare to find a preserved dinosaur stomach, and even rarer to find one with much evidence of diet. But the soccer-ball-size stomach of this armored dinosaur, a...

Germany won't punish players for George Floyd…

The German soccer federation will not punish players who protest against the killing of George Floyd and racism

2 Minnesota clubs joining MLS elite player…

Major League Soccer is transforming the way it develops youth academies across the United States and Canada, and two Minnesota clubs will be a part of it.

The Latest: Bowling Green saves baseball program…

Bowling Green has saved its baseball program, which had been cut due to the COVID-19 pandemic

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Torino and Parma to kick off Italian soccer's…

Torino’s match at home to Parma on June 20 will be the first Serie A match when Italy’s top soccer league resumes with a match almost every day until Aug. 2

Lions can start individual workouts

MLS is allowing clubs to begin individual workouts at outdoor training facilities.

Fortunes of Berlin clubs changed by Bundesliga's…

The Bundesliga’s break has changed the fortunes of the Berlin clubs

Full squad training resumes in Spain ahead of…

Spanish clubs have resumed full squad training to begin the final stage of preparations for the return to competition

The Latest: Australia rugby league tour of…

The first England-Australia rugby league series in 17 years has been canceled

MLS approves outdoor training

MLS says beginning on Wednesday, May 6, clubs will be allowed to open their outdoor training facilities.

Analysis: Soccer out of touch suppressing on-field activism

European soccer's anti-discrimination group says it was wrong for the referee to book Borussia Dortmund star Jadon Sancho for removing his jersey to reveal a handwritten “Justice for George Floyd” message during a Bundesliga game

Valencia 'surprised' at Atalanta coach's virus…

The coach of Italian soccer club Atalanta says he acquired COVID-19 and was concerned for his life mid-March

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Spanish soccer league to resume full team training

The Spanish league says full team training sessions will resume Monday ahead of the first match to be played following the coronavirus stoppage

Future of stadiums, arenas promises high tech, low capacity

The coronavirus pandemic is slowly releasing its grip on the sports world

MLS allows clubs to open outdoor training next…

Major League Soccer announced on Friday that its individual players can begin working out at outdoor training fields for individual purposes starting May 6.