Man City, Liverpool vie for title in Premier League finale

Soccer 05/09/19, 06:33

They've combined for nearly 200 points, lost only five times between them, and won every single game in the past two months.Compliments have flowed between their managers, each describing the other's side as among the best in the world.They are separated by a single point heading into the final day ...

England uses star names to reveal Women’s World Cup squad

Sports 05/08/19, 12:27

Nikita Parris discovered by email she was going to her first World Cup with England. Everyone else found out from David Beckham the next day.It caps a whirlwind week and a half for the 25-year-old forward, who was voted young player of the year by her fellow professionals and then ...

‘Mentality of giants’: Self-belief fueling Klopp’s Liverpool

Sports 05/08/19, 06:39

Like the rest of the soccer world, Juergen Klopp had his doubts.Given the scenario — the big first-leg deficit, the presence of Lionel Messi on the other side, injuries to important players — the Liverpool manager just wasn't sure, deep down, that his team could come back from 3-0 down ...

Liverpool stuns Barcelona 4-0 to reach CL final

Sports 05/07/19, 16:08

Liverpool delivered the greatest in a long line of famous comebacks to reach the Champions League final on Tuesday, beating Lionel Messi's Barcelona 4-0 at Anfield to overturn a three-goal deficit from the first leg.Divock Origi scored twice, either side of goals by halftime substitute Georginio Wijnaldum early in the ...

Man City back on top of EPL after Kompany wonder goal

Soccer 05/06/19, 17:08

Manchester City returned to the top of the English Premier League with one round left after captain Vincent Kompany hit a sensational goal to beat Leicester 1-0 in a dramatic and tense match on Monday.The ferocious long-range shot by City's long-serving and influential captain settled nerves 70 minutes into the ...

Harry and Meghan love story takes new turn: a baby boy

Entertainment 05/06/19, 15:00

The improbable love story between an American actress and a British royal took the best of all possible turns Monday with the arrival of a healthy baby boy.The as-yet-unnamed baby arrived less than a year after Prince Harry wed Meghan Markle in a spectacular televised event on the grounds of ...

United’s Champions League hopes end with draw v Huddersfield

Sports 05/05/19, 10:13

Manchester United's hopes of a top-four finish in the Premier League ended with a 1-1 draw at already relegated Huddersfield on Sunday, removing the chance of Champions League soccer next season and completing a disappointing end for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's team.United needed a win in its penultimate league game to ...

Liverpool overcomes loss of Salah, beats Newcastle 3-2

Soccer 05/04/19, 15:58

Liverpool overcame the loss of Mohamed Salah to a heavy knock to the head to beat Newcastle 3-2 thanks to a late goal by Divock Origi and return to the top of the English Premier League on Saturday.Origi's header at an 86th-minute free kick glanced off the head of Newcastle ...

Salah carried off on a stretcher after knock to head

Sports 05/04/19, 15:24

Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah has been taken off on a stretcher after a knock to the head during the English Premier League game against Newcastle on Saturday.Salah's head hit the ground hard after he collided with Newcastle goalkeeper Martin Dubravka, who came out to punch away a cross.After being treated ...

Europa League in sight for Wolves after beating Fulham 1-0

Soccer 05/04/19, 10:58

Wolverhampton Wanderers beat Fulham 1-0 to virtually clinch a seventh-place finish in the English Premier League on Saturday, potentially earning the club a spot in next season's Europa League.Belgium midfielder Leander Dendoncker volleyed in a cross from Matt Doherty in the 75th minute as Wolves finally made their dominance pay ...

9-man Tottenham concedes late, loses 1-0 at Bournemouth

Soccer 05/04/19, 08:34

Nine-man Tottenham conceded an injury-time goal to lose 1-0 at Bournemouth, narrowly failing to hang on after having Son Heung-min and Juan Foyth sent off in a five-minute span around halftime in the Premier League on Saturday.Nathan Ake nodded in a corner in the first minute of stoppage time as ...

UK government seeks Brexit compromise after election fiasco

Europe 05/04/19, 06:27

Britain's governing Conservative Party says it is ready to compromise to secure a Brexit deal after suffering its worst result in local elections for more than 20 years.In contests for local authorities across England, the party lost about 1,300 seats as voters punished the government for the U.K's Brexit impasse. ...

Everton beats Burnley 2-0, keeps alive Europa League hopes

Soccer 05/03/19, 16:19

Resurgent Everton kept alive its faint hopes of qualification for the Europa League by beating Burnley 2-0 in the Premier League on Friday.Burnley defender Ben Mee deflected a shot from Richarlison into his own net in the 17th minute, and Everton right back Seamus Coleman added a second goal three ...

Naby Keita to miss rest of season, Africa Cup on Nations

Soccer 05/03/19, 06:32

Liverpool will be without Naby Keita for its final games of the season after the midfielder limped off with a groin injury during the 3-0 loss to Barcelona in the Champions League.Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp says Keita will be out for "at least two months," which also rules the Guinea ...

What to watch in Europe’s leading soccer countries

Soccer 05/02/19, 17:17

What to watch in the leading soccer leagues in Europe this weekend:ENGLANDManchester City is two wins away from retaining the Premier League trophy, but there's an outside chance the title could be clinched a week early.Bayern's Kingsley Coman attempts a shot at goal during the German Bundesliga soccer match between ...

Starz drama, actress bring black lady-in-waiting to life

Entertainment 05/02/19, 11:45

Fidelity to facts might seem to dictate that characters in royal-obsessed British costume dramas be uniformly white, even if their personal lives get extensive TV makeovers.But as the creators of Starz's "The Spanish Princess" discovered, the answer isn't to invent diversity — it's to resist overlooking it. In telling the ...

Conservatives brace for a battering in UK local elections

Europe 05/02/19, 10:20

Voters in many parts of Britain are electing local councils, with the governing Conservatives bracing for a backlash over Brexit and other issues.Elections are being held Thursday for more than 8,000 seats on 259 local authorities across England — although not in London — and Northern Ireland.The Conservatives, who currently ...

David de Gea under scrutiny after mistakes at Man United

Soccer 04/29/19, 07:53

It's awards season in English soccer, typically a time to hail David de Gea's contribution at Manchester United.Not this year.There was no chance of the Spain international making it into the Premier League's team of the year for the sixth time in seven seasons when it was announced last week.Manchester ...

Hales removed from England cricket squads, to miss World Cup

Sports 04/29/19, 05:49

England will make a late change to its squad for the upcoming Cricket World Cup squad after removing Alex Hales from all of its teams for the international season on Monday.The exact reason from dropping the batsman was not disclosed by the England and Wales Cricket Board, although Hales was ...

Sterling voted as player of the year by soccer writers

Soccer 04/29/19, 05:03

Raheem Sterling was voted player of the year by soccer writers on Monday for his impact on Manchester City's bid for a domestic treble as well as his influential stance against racism in the game.Sterling won 62% of the votes cast by more than 400 British-based members of the Football ...

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