Authorities examining claim in attack on German politician

Europe 01/10/19, 10:11

German authorities are investigating an online posting that briefly appeared on a far-left website claiming responsibility for an attack on a far-right lawmaker.Bremen police said Thursday they are examining whether the claim by a group calling itself "Anti-Fascist Spring" was genuine or not.The post, which was deleted shortly after it ...

Germany: local leader of far-right party attacked, wounded

Europe 01/08/19, 03:51

A local leader of the far-right Alternative for Germany was attacked and wounded by several people in the northwestern city of Bremen, an assault that drew condemnation Tuesday from some of the party's fiercest opponents.Bremen police said they believe the attack on Frank Magnitz, a lawmaker in Germany's national parliament ...

Josh Sargent scores again but Bremen loses 3-2 in Leipzig

Soccer 12/22/18, 11:50

The 18-year-old Josh Sargent scored again though it wasn't enough as Werder Bremen was caught out by a late goal in falling at Leipzig 3-2 in the Bundesliga on Saturday.Sargent, the young red-haired American forward who scored on his debut with his first touch against Fortuna Duesseldorf last weekend, again ...

Dortmund on course for Bundesliga with Klopp joining praise

Soccer 12/17/18, 07:50

Borussia Dortmund is the Bundesliga's "autumn champion," though that's not a title they really seem to care about.Dortmund came through a tough game against Werder Bremen on Saturday to win 2-1 and claim the honorary title awarded to the league leader after the opening half of the season."It doesn't mean ...

Bayern pressures Dortmund with 4-0 rout in Hannover

Soccer 12/15/18, 11:46

Bayern Munich put some pressure on Bundesliga leader Borussia Dortmund by routing Hannover 4-0 on Saturday.Bayern's away victory and helped the six-time defending champion close the gap behind Dortmund to six points ahead of the leader's home game against Werder Bremen later Saturday.Joshua Kimmich got Bayern off to a flying ...

Bundesliga takes notice of US teen Sargent’s scoring debut

Soccer 12/13/18, 06:59

Still only 18 but with one Bundesliga goal from one Bundesliga match, United States forward Josh Sargent is already being touted as a possible heir to Claudio Pizarro.Sargent scored for Werder Bremen with his first touch two minutes after coming on as a substitute in his league debut against Fortuna ...

18-year-old American Sargent scores 2 minutes into pro debut

Soccer 12/07/18, 17:31

Josh Sargent scored on his first touch 2 minutes into his professional debut, a 78th-minute header by the 18-year-old American that helped Werder Bremen beat Fortuna Duesseldorf 3-1 on Friday in the Bundesliga.Sargent, who left O'Fallon, Missouri, to join Bremen last winter, scored after Davy Klaassen sent a pass into ...

Dortmund stretches lead, Bayern keeps pace in Bundesliga

Soccer 12/01/18, 11:51

Borussia Dortmund stretched its Bundesliga lead with a 2-0 win over Freiburg, and Bayern Munich kept pace with a 2-1 win at Werder Bremen on Saturday.Paco Alcacer scored again for Dortmund — with an injury-time winner — as Lucien Favre's team moved seven points clear of Borussia Moenchengladbach, which visits ...

Plea scores hat trick for Gladbach

Soccer 11/10/18, 12:44

Alassane Plea scored a hat trick as Borussia Moenchengladbach closed the gap on Bundesliga leader Borussia Dortmund with a 3-1 win at Werder Bremen on Saturday.French striker Plea, Gladbach's record signing after arriving from Nice in the offseason, took his tally to eight goals in 11 games with three goals ...

Bayern drawn at Hertha Berlin in 3rd round of German Cup

Soccer 11/04/18, 13:52

Bayern Munich faces another trip to Hertha Berlin in the third round of the German Cup, while Borussia Dortmund was drawn against Werder Bremen on Sunday.Bayern lost last season's cup final to Eintracht Frankfurt in Berlin's Olympiastadion in May, and then had its first league defeat of this season at ...

Leverkusen eases pressure with 6-2 win at Bremen

Soccer 10/28/18, 15:06

Bayer Leverkusen eased the pressure on coach Heiko Herrlich with a 6-2 win at Werder Bremen, denying the hosts the chance to go second in the Bundesliga on Sunday.Karim Bellarabi scored one and set up two more as Leverkusen claimed its third win from nine games to finish the weekend ...

Leipzig routs promoted Nuremberg 6-0 despite missed penalty

Soccer 10/07/18, 14:14

Nuremberg goalkeeper Fabian Bredlow saved a penalty but that didn't make up for the six goals he had already conceded as his team lost 6-0 at Leipzig in the Bundesliga on Sunday.With more than an hour gone, Tim Leibold was sent off as the last defender for bringing down Timo ...

German police pump lake dry looking for long-missing woman

Europe 10/07/18, 09:52

Police in northern Germany have started to pump dry a lake hoping they'll find the remains of a woman who disappeared 25 years ago.The German news agency dpa reported Sunday that emptying Tietjensee Lake near the city of Bremen would take several days. After that, investigators will look through the ...

Bundesliga fans protest commercialization with silence

Soccer 09/25/18, 16:23

Bundesliga games kicked off to uncustomary silence on Tuesday as fans protested against inconvenient kick-off times, increased ticket prices and the general commercialization of the game.Following through on an "atmosphere boycott" that was announced before the games, Werder Bremen fans stayed silent for the first 18 minutes and 30 seconds ...

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