Salah scores in Liverpool’s 1-0 win at Huddersfield in EPL

Soccer 10/20/18, 15:04

Mohamed Salah scored for just the second time since August to earn Liverpool a 1-0 win at Huddersfield in the English Premier League on Saturday.With Salah's fourth goal of the season, Liverpool kept pace with Manchester City in the standings after nine games. City is well ahead on goal difference.The ...

Newcastle drops to last in EPL after losing to Brighton 1-0

Soccer 10/20/18, 13:36

Newcastle dropped to the bottom of the English Premier League after extending its winless start to nine games in losing to Brighton 1-0 at home on Saturday.There was a touch of fortune about Beram Kayal's 29th-minute strike, which came via a deflection off Jose Izquierdo's volley, on an afternoon when ...

Hart endures tough return to Man City as Burnley routed 5-0

Soccer 10/20/18, 12:40

Joe Hart endured a tough return to former club Manchester City as Burnley was thrashed 5-0 by the champions in the English Premier League on Saturday.The former England goalkeeper earned a standing ovation at Etihad Stadium and made a series of fine saves on his first return to the club ...

Southampton fails to score again, holds Bournemouth to draw

Soccer 10/20/18, 12:31

Southampton failed to score for the fourth straight Premier League game as it held Bournemouth to a 0-0 draw in the south coast derby on Saturday.The Saints played their part in a tight encounter at the Vitality Stadium but struggled to create and have now gone 385 top-flight minutes without ...

Watford end 5-match winless run in EPL at Wolves’ expense

Soccer 10/20/18, 12:27

Watford struck twice in 58 seconds and cruised past Wolverhampton 2-0 to end a five-match winless run in the English Premier League on Saturday.Watford rose above Wolves into seventh.Watford's Etienne Capoue celebrates scoring his side's first goal of the game during the English Premier League soccer match between Wolverhampton and ...

England wins 4th ODI, secures series vs. Sri Lanka

Sports 10/20/18, 10:23

England beat Sri Lanka by 18 runs under the Duckworth/Lewis method in the rain-hit fourth one-day international on Saturday to take an insurmountable 3-0 series lead.England captain Eoin Morgan won the toss and asked Sri Lanka to bat first with the hosts reaching 273-7 in 50 overs. Dasun Shanaka made ...

Sri Lanka 273-7 in 4th ODI vs. England

Sports 10/20/18, 04:56

Dasun Shanaka and Niroshan Dickwella hit half-centuries to give Sri Lanka a competitive 273-7 in the fourth one-day international against England on Saturday.England captain Eoin Morgan won the toss and chose to field, hoping to exploit early moisture on the pitch.England's Moeen Ali successfully appeals for the wicket of Sri ...

20 men jailed for sex abuse of teenagers in northern England

Europe 10/19/18, 06:43

Twenty men have been jailed for raping and abusing more than a dozen girls in a northern England town, in what a judge called a "vile and wicked" campaign of exploitation.The men in the town of Huddersfield were found guilty in three trials this year, but the verdicts could not ...

West Ham suspends coach after marching with right-wing group

Soccer 10/17/18, 12:52

Premier League club West Ham has suspended a youth team coach after he took part in march organized by a right-wing political group.Mark Phillips posted on Twitter that he participated Saturday when hundreds of supporters of the Democratic Football Lads Alliance walked in central London.The Football Lads website said the ...

Shad Khan drops bid to buy Wembley Stadium amid opposition

Football 10/17/18, 06:36

Wembley Stadium is staying in the hands of English soccer.American sports magnate Shad Khan abandoned a 600 million pound ($790 million) offer for the English Football Association's main asset on Wednesday after recognizing the extent of opposition to the sale.Khan, who owns the NFL's Jacksonville Jaguars and Premier League soccer ...

Spain gets reality check after good start under Luis Enrique

Soccer 10/16/18, 09:25

It took less than a half to bring Spain back to reality.Three goals before the break in a 3-2 loss to England were enough to turn all the hype into concern, and to prompt the first wave of criticism against coach Luis Enrique.The defensive collapse against the young and speedy ...

FA charges Man United manager Jose Mourinho over TV outburst

Soccer 10/16/18, 09:25

The English Football Association has charged Jose Mourinho for using bad language into a TV camera after a Manchester United game.The FA alleges Mourinho's language after a victory over Newcastle on Oct. 6 "was abusive and/or insulting and/or improper."United was trailing Newcastle 2-0 then came from behind to win 3-2 ...

Thai police dismiss British woman’s rape allegation

Europe 10/16/18, 03:28

Police in Thailand said Tuesday that they have dismissed a 19-year-old British tourist's claim that she was raped on a Thai resort island after their investigation revealed no supporting evidence.Police said at a news conference that three officers were sent to England to debrief the woman, who had told some ...

Chargers relaxing in Cleveland on their way to London

Football 10/15/18, 20:13

The Los Angeles Chargers woke up to overcast skies, brisk temperatures and light rain falling outside their downtown hotel.It was far from a picturesque Monday in Cleveland, but wide receiver Tyrell Williams found beauty in the classic fall conditions."There's really no other place I'd rather be," the fourth-year pro said. ...

England stuns Spain 3-2 in UEFA Nations League

Soccer 10/15/18, 17:04

England stunned Spain 3-2 in the UEFA Nations League on Monday, earning payback for its opening loss against La Roja and staying in contention for a spot in the final four.Raheem Sterling ended his three-year scoring drought with England with goals on each side of Marcus Rashford's strike before the ...

Fracking begins in UK for first time since 2011

Europe 10/15/18, 10:05

Protesters have gathered near a shale gas exploration site in northwestern England, as fracking began in the U.K. for the first time since 2011.Hydraulic fracturing had been stalled in the country after two earthquakes in the same area led to legal challenges. Environmental campaigners failed last week in Britain's High ...

New Zealand All Blacks select 51 for season-ending tour

Europe 10/14/18, 17:36

The All Blacks have taken the unprecedented step of selecting a player based in Japan among an enlarged squad of 51 for autumn test matches against Australia, Japan, England, Ireland and Italy.Flanker Matt Todd, who is playing for the Panasonic Wild Knights in Japan's top domestic competition, has been picked ...

Storm Callum fading after strong winds, rain kills 2 in UK

Europe 10/14/18, 01:59

Storm Callum is weakening after its gusty winds and strong rains killed two people and caused damages in some parts of Britain.Officials say one man died Saturday after a landslide in western Wales while another was swept away by rough seas in Brighton on the southern coast of England.A stranded ...

Right-wing march in London turns violent, 1 arrested

Football 10/13/18, 12:08

London police have made at least one arrest at as a march by a right-wing political group turned violent in the British capital.Hundreds of supporters of the Democratic Football Lads Alliance were walking in central London on Saturday when a few started pushing the British police monitoring the march.A man ...

No fans, no goals: England and Croatia play to a dull draw

Soccer 10/12/18, 17:38

Deprived of a seat inside the stadium through no fault of their own, a small band of loyal England supporters watched the game from a hilltop overlooking the virtually empty ground.There wasn't much to see.England and Croatia played to a 0-0 draw in the UEFA Nations League on Friday, a ...

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