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  1. LeBron took honor that belonged to Rafa

    Peter Bodo

    The honors continued to roll in for Serena Williams last week, the latest one bestowed upon her by the Associated Press news service. The AP named Williams its Female Athlete of the Year for 2013. Her male counterpart was LeBron James of the NBA's Mi...

    Blog | December 30, 2013
  2. MLS commisioner Don Garber foresees league expansion

    Associated Press

    MLS news

    Story | Conversation | July 25, 2013
  3. Mets getting MLS soccer neighbor

    Adam Rubin

    A day after Mayor Mike Bloomberg foreshadowed an upcoming announcement of a new soccer stadium to be built adjacent to Citi Field, the Associated Press fills in the details: Major League Soccer hopes to announce plans in four to six weeks for a st...

    Blog | April 25, 2013
  4. Webb urges FIFA to give CONCACAF more influence

    Associated Press

    CONCACAF President Jeffrey Webb will ask his FIFA executive committee colleagues this week to increase his region's share of influence on the panel, where it has only three of 25 seats.

    Story | Conversation | March 19, 2013
  5. U.S. women to play Canada at Toronto in June

    The Associated Press

    The U.S. women's soccer team will play an exhibition against Canada at Toronto on June 2, their first meeting since the Americans' 4-3 overtime win on Alex Morgan's stoppage-time goal in last year's Olympic semifinal.

    Story | Conversation | February 19, 2013
  6. Who will be top athlete or sports persona in 2013?

    Scoop Jackson

    In January 2012, nobody had Gabby Douglas on a list of athletes who would dominate the headlines. Who will be the top performer in sports this year?

    Story | Conversation | January 04, 2013
  7. Iraq denies it wants Diego Maradona as coach

    Associated Press

    The Iraqi Football Association denies it is negotiating with Argentine great Diego Maradona to take over as a coach of the national team.

    Story | Conversation | December 21, 2012
  8. UEFA members mull plan for 13 countries to host Euro 2020

    Associated Press

    Soccer leaders from across Europe tell The Associated Press they want UEFA to organize the 2020 European Championship in up to 13 host countries.Soccer leaders from across Europe tell The Associated Press they want UEFA to organize the 2020 European Championship in up to 13 host countries.

    Story | Conversation | December 05, 2012
  9. Soccer - Barcelona, Real Madrid rank as Europe's best teams

    Albert Larcada

    Albert Larcada analyzes the recent AP rankings of the world's best soccer players and teams. Given the rankings' controversial outcome, he creates a ranking system based on a mock European "Super League" to determine the continent's best teams.

    Story | Conversation | November 08, 2012
  10. Italian police seize documents from soccer federation, Napoli

    The Associated Press

    Financial police have raided the Italian soccer federation and Napoli club offices to seize documents that involve the buying and selling of players and relations with agents.

    Story | Conversation | October 03, 2012
  11. FIFA suspends Mohamed bin Hammam aide Najeeb Chirakal

    The Associated Press

    FIFA has suspended an aide to former presidential candidate Mohamed bin Hammam for refusing to cooperate with investigations regarding his boss.

    Story | Conversation | October 02, 2012
  12. EU urges nations to unite against match-fixing

    The Associated Press

    European Union sports ministers sought Thursday to forge a united front against match-fixing to combat what they consider one of the most serious threats to modern sports.

    Story | Conversation | September 20, 2012
  13. FIFA extends Juventus coach Antonio Conte's ban worldwide

    The Associated Press

    FIFA has extended Juventus coach Antonio Conte's 10-month suspension for match-fixing violations to include all soccer worldwide, barring him from working at a Champions League game against Chelsea next week.

    Story | Conversation | September 14, 2012
  14. Clint Dempsey not on Fulham team for Swiss training camp

    Clint Dempsey missed Fulham's preseason training camp in Switzerland, while speculation grew that he could be joining Liverpool.

    Story | Conversation | August 01, 2012
  15. Lionel Messi's failure to play in Hamburg exhibition costs Barcel...

    Lionel Messi's absence from Barcelona's exhibition at Hamburg because of a right leg injury cost the club more than just a game from the world's best player.

    Story | Conversation | July 25, 2012
  16. FIFA's Sepp Blatter expects less chaotic Congress of nations

    Sepp Blatter said Tuesday he expects the FIFA Congress of world soccer nations to be a lot calmer than the last one.

    Story | Conversation | May 22, 2012