Soccer: MLS scores, news, updates & more - wistv.com - Columbia, South Carolina

NAmerica touts 'risk averse' World Cup bid amid Trump issues

Updated:

With barely four months until FIFA votes on the 2026 World Cup host, Morocco got round to launching its bid on Tuesday. More>>

UK regulator says Fox takeover of Sky not in public interest

Updated:

Britain's competition regulator has found that 21st Century Fox's planned takeover of Sky plc is not in the public interest because it would give Rupert Murdoch and his family too much control of the country's news media. More>>

Burnley issues hand-off warning after handing Dyche new deal

Updated:

Burnley tied manager Sean Dyche to a new 4 1/2-year deal and signed former England winger Aaron Lennon on loan from Everton. More>>

Chelsea loans out Kenedy to Newcastle

Updated:

Chelsea has sent Brazilian defender Kenedy on loan to fellow English Premier League team Newcastle. More>>

Boca's Cardona, Barrios back to training after scandal

Updated:

Boca Juniors players Edwin Cardona and Wilmar Barrios have returned to training a week after they were sidelined from a friendly following accusations by two women in Argentina who said they caused them physical injuries. More>>

European soccer leaders call for cap on player agent fees

Updated:

European soccer leaders want to cap fees to player agents they believe are "disproportionately" well paid and whose quality of work is dropping. More>>

Spartak Moscow spokesman fined over player's 'racist' tweet

Updated:

The head of Spartak Moscow's public relations department has been fined after a player posted a tweet to the club account describing his own black teammates as "chocolates.". More>>

Juventus beats Genoa 1-0 to trail Napoli by 1 point

Updated:

Juventus has closed the gap on Serie A leader Napoli back to just one point as the six-time defending champion has eased past Genoa 1-0. More>>

Liverpool loses at last-place Swansea 1-0 in big EPL shock

Updated:

A week after inflicting Manchester City's first loss in the English Premier League, Liverpool lost 1-0 at last-place Swansea on Monday to end its 18-match unbeaten run in all competitions. More>>

Malaga ends losing streak with 1-1 draw at Eibar in La Liga

Updated:

Last-place Malaga halted its four-match losing streak with a 1-1 draw at Eibar in the Spanish league. More>>

Liberia swears in ex-soccer star George Weah as new leader

Updated:

Former international soccer star George Weah will be sworn into office Monday as Liberia's new president, taking over the post-war impoverished West African nation from Africa's first female president. More>>

Southampton frustrates Spurs as Kane scores 99th EPL goal

Updated:

Harry Kane scored his Premier League-leading 21st goal of the season in a frustrating 1-1 draw for Tottenham at Southampton on Sunday. More>>

Aguero lifts Man City as Chelsea, Arsenal turn on goal power

Updated:

Turbo-charged London rivals Chelsea and Arsenal warmed up for their midweek League Cup semifinal showdown by turning on the goal power in the Premier League4-1. More>>

Dortmund held again after dropping Aubameyang for 2nd game

Updated:

Borussia Dortmund has been held to another Bundesliga draw as the club dropped star striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang for the second match in a row. More>>

Former Bolivia soccer boss travels to Brazil to treat cancer

Updated:

The former head of Bolivia's Football Federation has been granted permission to temporarily leave prison and travel to Brazil to seek treatment against cancer. More>>

Dortmund drops Aubameyang again for Hertha Berlin game

Updated:

Borussia Dortmund has left star striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang out of its squad for the second Bundesliga game in a row. More>>

Getafe salvages 2-2 draw against Athletic in Spanish league

Updated:

Angel Rodriguez came off the bench to help Getafe salvage a 2-2 draw after twice trailing Athletic Bilbao in the Spanish league on Friday. More>>

Payet and Thauvin score as Marseille moves up to 2nd place

Updated:

France midfielder Dimitri Payet confirms his return to form with his third goal in four games as Marseille wins 2-0 at Caen to move up to second in the French league. More>>

Carli Lloyd posts goodbye to the Dash after 3-team trade

Updated:

Carli Lloyd wrote a letter of thanks to the Houston Dash in the wake of a three-team trade in the National Women's Soccer League that sent her to Sky Blue FC. More>>

Pele skips public appearance in England, stays home to rest

Updated:

Pele has cancelled a public appearance in England and decided to stay home and rest. More>>

Stars turn out for swansong of Louis Vuitton designer

Updated:

The celebrity allure of Paris Fashion Week menswear shows was at its height as the notables from the worlds of sports, film and fashion attended the Louis Vuitton swansong show for designer Kim Jones. More>>

Nationalists allowed to join German parliament's soccer team

Updated:

A soccer team of German lawmakers has agreed to let several recently elected members of a nationalist party join its squad. More>>

Column: A World Cup fix & flaws in referee integrity checks

Updated:

FIFA ordered a World Cup qualifier to be replayed after establishing goals were scored as a result of crooked refereeing. More>>

Man United beats Stoke 3-0, reduces City's lead to 12 points

Updated:

Manchester United has taken a chunk out of Manchester City's large lead in the English Premier League by beating relegation-threatened Stoke 3-0 in a one-sided match featuring spectacular goals by Antonio Valencia and Anthony Martial. More>>

Penn State is growing into 'Hockey Valley'

Updated:

After creating Division I men's and women's programs, Penn State is becoming 'Hockey Valley'. More>>

Expletives dot the weekend TV comedy, sports landscape

Updated:

Expletives dotted the weekend television landscape, on "Saturday Night Live" and in a post-soccer match interview. More>>

4 years on in Sochi, cocktails replace steroid samples

Updated:

Four years on from a scandal which turned the Olympics on its head, the Sochi doping lab still contains some potent substances. More>>

9 minutes of mayhem end City's bid to be the 'Invincibles'

Updated:

Manchester City's quest to be the second "Invincibles" of English soccer ended thanks to nine minutes of madness on Sunday. More>>

City's unbeaten run in EPL ends with 4-3 loss at Liverpool

Updated:

Manchester City's 22-match unbeaten run in the Premier League came to a crashing halt with a 4-3 loss to Liverpool in a wild match at Anfield. More>>

More jeers for Real Madrid after home loss to Villarreal

Updated:

More jeers for Real Madrid after shocking 1-0 home loss to Villarreal in Spanish league. More>>

Saudi stadiums open for women in a first to watch soccer

Updated:

Saudi women to be allowed for first time into stadiums to watch soccer in the kingdom. More>>

Monaco title challenge fades after draw at Montpellier

Updated:

Winger Florian Thauvin joined Neymar as the best passer in the French league and also added a goal of his own as Marseille won 3-0 at Rennes. More>>

Julio Rocha, jailed former Nicaragua soccer boss, dies at 67

Updated:

The head of the Nicaraguan Football Federation says his predecessor Julio Rocha, who was convicted in the United States in a corruption scandal at FIFA, has died. More>>

Where's the VAR? Contentious goal denies Southampton in EPL

Updated:

Video assistant referees were deployed for the first time in domestic English soccer this week but unfortunately for Southampton they aren't being used in the Premier League. More>>

FA to look into alleged remark by West Brom's Jay Rodriguez

Updated:

The English Football Association is set to look into remark allegedly made by West Bromwich Albion forward Jay Rodriguez to Brighton defender Gaetan Bong during a Premier League match. More>>

Naby Keita scores, booked in possible last game for Leipzig

Updated:

Mario Gomez has celebrated his return to Stuttgart with a hand in the side's late goal for a 1-0 win over visiting Hertha Berlin in the Bundesliga. More>>

Kane sets more records as Tottenham thrashes Everton 4-0

Updated:

Harry Kane has become Tottenham's record scorer in the English Premier League by grabbing a second-half double in a 4-0 win over Everton. More>>

Burnley slump in EPL continues with 1-0 loss at Palace

Updated:

Burnley looked capable of providing the fairytale story of the EPL when it climbed into the Champions League qualification positions last month. More>>

Spartak Moscow posts 'racist' tweet about its own players

Updated:

Russian soccer champion Spartak Moscow has been accused of racism after tweeting a message which appeared to refer to its own black players as "chocolates.". More>>

Parting gift? Evans scores as Baggies beat Brighton 2-0

Updated:

Jonny Evans helped to end West Bromwich Albion's long wait for an EPL win with a 2-0 victory over Brighton. More>>

Lanzini, Arnautovic inspire West Ham win at Huddersfield

Updated:

West Ham attackers Manuel Lanzini and Marko Arnautovic combined to inspire the team to a 4-1 win at Huddersfield in the EPL. More>>

Newcastle come back to draw with Swansea 1-1 in EPL

Updated:

Newcastle has moved a little away from the relegation fray while dimming Swansea's hope of English Premier League survival in a 1-1 draw. More>>

Donovan coming out of retirement again to play in Mexico

Updated:

Landon Donovan is coming out of retirement for the second time in three years, this time to join Club Leon in Mexico. More>>

Column: What's the worst sports city in America?

Updated:

Column: Atlanta gets a lot of credit for being the worst sports city in America, but Cleveland, Minneapolis-St. Paul, Phoenix and San Diego are also very much in the mix. More>>

Morocco 2026 World Cup bid hires international consultants

Updated:

The Morocco 2026 World Cup bid, which has presented no public plans with six months until the vote, has hired international strategy consultants. More>>

Zidane says it's not as bad as it looks for Real Madrid

Updated:

Zinedine Zidane says it's not as bad as it looks for Real Madrid. More>>

French league suspends goal-line technology after 'failings'

Updated:

The French football league says it has suspended goal-line technology in its competitions following more glitches during League Cup quarterfinals this week. More>>

Raiders vs Seahawks in 1st NFL game at new Tottenham stadium

Updated:

The Oakland Raiders will host the Seattle Seahawks in the first NFL game at the new London stadium of English Premier League club Tottenham. More>>

Wenger manages Arsenal in cup semi while sitting with media

Updated:

The strain of playing five games in two weeks caught up with Arsenal and Chelsea as they labored to a 0-0 draw in the first leg of their League Cup semifinal on Wednesday. More>>

Russia to warm up for World Cup against Austria, Turkey

Updated:

World Cup host Russia will warm up for the tournament with friendlies against Austria and Turkey. More>>

Rooney Rule adopted by England soccer teams in diversity bid

Updated:

English soccer leaders want to interview at least one black or ethnic minority candidate in future for jobs around the national teams. More>>

Jonathan Gonzalez to play for Mexico instead of US

Updated:

Monterrey midfielder Jonathan Gonzalez is leaving the U.S. national team program to play for Mexico. The highly regarded 18-year-old was born in Santa Rosa, California, to Mexican parents. More>>

Man City grabs 2-1 lead vs Bristol City in League Cup semis

Updated:

Sergio Aguero netted in stoppage time to give quadruple-chasing Manchester City a 2-1 victory over Bristol City in the first leg of their English League Cup semifinal. More>>

David Beckham launches L'Oreal men's grooming products

Updated:

Soccer superstar David Beckham is following wife Victoria Beckham into the beauty game. More>>

UEFA bans 6 Malta players, including 2 for life, over fixing

Updated:

UEFA bans six members of Malta's under-21 team for match-fixing offenses, with two players banished from soccer for life. More>>

With words, Zidane tries to get Real Madrid back on track

Updated:

Zinedine Zidane is hoping his words will help put Real Madrid back on track. More>>

Modric appears in Madrid court in tax fraud case

Updated:

Croatia midfielder Luka Modric has appeared in court in a tax fraud case in Madrid. More>>

Schalke signs Hoffenheim striker Mark Uth for next season

Updated:

Schalke has signed striker Mark Uth for next season on a free transfer from Bundesliga rival Hoffenheim. More>>

Powered by Frankly