Arsenal faces Chelsea in Europa League final

Soccer 05/29/19, 03:34

Arsenal and Chelsea are gearing up to play a London derby far from home in the Europa League final.Playing three time zones and 2,460 miles (4,000 kilometers) from London in Azerbaijan, the game offers Arsenal coach Unai Emery the chance ...

Lampard, Terry subplot in Premier League playoff match

Sports 05/24/19, 04:47

They've won the Champions League together, were teammates for three Premier League title-winning campaigns, and stood shoulder to shoulder at World Cups and European Championships.Whether in the blue of Chelsea or the white of England, Frank Lampard and John Terry ...

Sarri to discuss future with Chelsea after Europa final

Soccer 05/22/19, 09:17

Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri will discuss his future with the club after next week's Europa League final against Arsenal.Sarri led the team to third place in the Premier League and a return to the Champions League.With two years remaining on ...

English Premier League broadcast rights rise to $12 billion

Soccer 05/21/19, 11:47

The cost of English Premier League broadcast rights has risen almost 8% to 9.2 billion pounds ($12 billion) for the next three seasons.Despite a drop in the value of domestic rights, interim chief executive Richard Masters says foreign broadcasters are ...

Financial case a cloud over unprecedented City titles’ feat

Soccer 05/18/19, 18:56

After the FA Cup was raised aloft by Manchester City's players, the Wembley Stadium pyrotechnics didn't cast a cloud over the team's unprecedented sweep of English soccer's men's trophies.The only shadow came from the investigations by soccer authorities into leaked ...

Guardiola has ‘trust’ in Man City amid UEFA investigation

Soccer 05/17/19, 09:37

Pep Guardiola has spoken to Manchester City's executives and retains his "trust" in the club amid UEFA's investigation into financial misconduct that could result in the English Premier League winners getting banned from the Champions League."I know exactly what happened, ...

Fellow coaches expect Krueger to thrive, adjust with Sabres

Hockey 05/16/19, 14:51

Mike Babcock and Ralph Krueger's relationship goes back to 2004 and countless conversations since about coaching in the NHL.The Toronto Maple Leafs coach just wishes Krueger hadn't join ed the rival Buffalo Sabres to make his job more difficult."It didn't ...

Man City, Watford seek landmark win in FA Cup final

Soccer 05/16/19, 07:27

One team is looking to complete an unprecedented domestic treble, bolstering its status as possibly the greatest ever in English soccer. The other is trying to capture a major trophy for the first time.For either Manchester City or Watford, this ...

Ralph Krueger returns to NHL as Sabres coach

Hockey 05/15/19, 11:41

Ralph Krueger changed his mind on returning to coaching in the NHL just in time to give the Buffalo Sabres the experience they wanted behind the bench.Krueger was named Sabres coach on Wednesday after spending the past five years as ...

Man City facing 1-season ban from Champions League

Sports 05/14/19, 09:28

Manchester City has not been cooperating with investigators and is facing a one-season ban from the Champions League for violating financial monitoring rules, a person familiar with the case told The Associated Press.City released a statement Tuesday saying the club ...

Southampton signs Chinese firm as shirt sponsor

Soccer 05/13/19, 09:53

Premier League club Southampton says it has signed a Chinese company which has yet to launch as its new shirt sponsor.Southampton says in a statement that LD Sports is a "sports content, marketing and entertainment platform, which is launching this ...

Man City prolongs Liverpool drought by retaining EPL title

Soccer 05/12/19, 16:37

Earning 97 points is almost always enough to win the Premier League. Not for Liverpool, which had the misfortune of running up against a Manchester City team setting new standards of excellence.Only for 21 minutes during Sunday's season finale was ...

Huddersfield avoids most losses in Premier League season

Sports 05/12/19, 13:45

Relegated Huddersfield avoided tying the record for most losses in a Premier League season by coming from behind to draw 1-1 at Southampton on the final day of the campaign on Sunday.Nathan Redmond's thunderous first-half strike left the last-place Terriers ...

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