| Oct 2, 2014
| 10:19 AM
BARCELONA - El astro barcelonista Lionel Messi ha asegurado que el FC Barcelona tiene mucho margen de crecimiento, a pesar del último tropiezo en Europa, y que su objetivo individual no es competir contra el madridista Cristiano Ronaldo, ni arrebatarle el...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 3:57 PM
Pele is widely recognized as the greatest soccer player of all time. He developed his unparalleled skills playing against other shoeless kids on the dirt streets of Brazil with a ball made from old socks and newspapers.
But now Pele says the best grass-...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 11:32 AM
At first glance, a mandatory dress code appeared to have been imposed Tuesday at the final pre-World Cup friendly for the 32 teams. Second glance, too.
Supporters of Portugal blanketed MetLife Stadium in New Jersey, across the river from New York City,...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 5:01 PM
The news on Jozy Altidore's strained hamstring was the same Wednesday as it was Tuesday, which is to say there's no news.
Altidore left the field on a stretcher midway through the first half of the U.S. team's opening-game win over Ghana on Monday and...
| Jun 22, 2014
| 6:10 PM
For 94 1/2 minutes, the U.S. transformed the peerless Cristiano Ronaldo into merely a cut above an everyday player. Not one of his shots was cause for alarm. Aside from the early pass that was poorly cleared by American defender Geoff Cameron and...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 6:19 PM
Even before the championship finale of the 2014 Guinness International Champions Cup crowns its winner on Monday, there are already plans to expand the tournament format.
Relevent Sports CEO Charlie Stillitano said they are considering having some...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 11:46 AM
BRASILIA -- Cristiano Ronaldo ended his participation in a Portugal training session early on Wednesday and left the pitch with ice on his knee, Portuguese media reported.
The website of the sports paper Record showed Ronaldo walking off with a large...
| Jun 22, 2014
| 8:45 PM
As World Cup journeys go, the U.S. has gone from being in the driver's seat to having to ask for help in getting where they'd like to be.
That's how big Portugal's goal in the closing seconds of stoppage time looms for the U.S., which had to settle...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 3:31 PM
More than 18.2 million U.S. viewers watched the United States tie Portugal during a World Cup soccer match on Sunday night, making it the most-viewed soccer match by a U.S. audience.
ESPN, which is owned by Walt Disney Co, has been setting U.S....
| Jun 26, 2014
America's sporting obsessions are reserved for prime time and/or weekends. Pro football, college football, NASCAR, the World Series of Poker.
Oh, there are exceptions. Early-round NCAA basketball tournament games on Thursday and Friday afternoons....
| Sep 24, 2014
| 7:14 AM
MADRID - Siete goles en tres días con el Real Madrid, a Real Sociedad y Elche, devuelven a la escena la mejor versión de Cristiano Ronaldo, el goleador insaciable e inconformista que convertido en una máquina de marcar supera registros históricos con una...