Men's soccer

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe delivers his speech during a live broadcast at State House in Harare, Sunday, Nov, 19, 2017. Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe has baffled the country by ending his address on national television without announcing his resignation. (AP Photo)
November 20, 2017 - 7:17 am
Here are the AP's latest coverage plans, top stories and promotable content. All times EST. ---------------- ONLY ON AP ---------------- OVERCOMING OPIOIDS-STRUGGLES FOR RECOVERY — It's hard to say whether Kyle Graves hit rock bottom when he shot himself in the ankle to get ER doctors to feed his...
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Jose Maria Marin leaves federal court in the Brooklyn borough of New York, Friday, Nov. 17, 2017. Marin, of Brazil, is one of three former South American soccer officials on trial in a U.S. case highlighting widespread corruption in the sport's governing body. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
November 20, 2017 - 2:53 am
Hour after hour in a New York City courtroom, the schemes to corrupt world soccer are spilling out. The millions of dollars in "inducements" to secure contracts to televise matches. The bribes sought by FIFA executives with the power to determine World Cup hosts. The death threats for cooperating...
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Schalke's Guido Burgstaller scores his side's second goal during the German Bundesliga soccer match between FC Schalke 04 and Hamburg SV in Gelsenkirchen, Germany, Sunday Nov. 19, 2017. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)
November 19, 2017 - 2:12 pm
BERLIN (AP) — Guido Burgstaller scored late for Schalke to beat visiting Hamburger SV 2-0 and move second in the Bundesliga on Sunday. Franco di Santo's early penalty got the home side underway as it stretched its unbeaten run in the league to six games. Hamburg's Gideon Jung gave away the spot...
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From left, Juventus' Sami Khedira, Stephan Lichtsteiner, Giorgio Chiellini and Gonzalo Higuain reacts after Sampdoria's Gian Marco Ferrari scored his side's 3rd goal, during the Serie A soccer match between Sampdoria and Juventus at the Luigi Ferraris Stadium in Genoa, Italy, Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017. Sampdoria won 3-2. (Simone Arveda/ANSA via AP)
November 19, 2017 - 11:27 am
MILAN (AP) — Juventus fell to a surprise 3-2 defeat at Sampdoria, which maintained its perfect home record in Serie A on Sunday. Duvan Zapata, Lucas Torreira and Gian Marco Ferrari put Sampdoria 3-0 up in the second half before Juventus threatened an astonishing stoppage-time comeback with a...
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In this Nov. 16, 2017 photo, Bibiana Steinhaus, the first female referee to officiate in the soccer Bundesliga, smiles during an interview with The Associated Press at the German soccer federation’s headquarters in Frankfurt, Germany. (AP Photo/Ciaran Fahey)
November 19, 2017 - 11:16 am
Having made the breakthrough, the first woman referee in any of Europe's top soccer leagues is asking how long it will take for other countries to follow Germany's example. Bibiana Steinhaus is savoring her first season among the Bundesliga's 24-member elite group, reward for her performances as a...
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November 19, 2017 - 10:25 am
(All times Eastern) Schedule subject to change and/or blackouts Monday, Nov. 20 COLLEGE BASKETBALL 2:30 p.m. ESPN2 — Maui Invitational, VCU vs. Marquette, at Maui, Hawaii 4:30 p.m. ESPN2 — Maui Invitational, Wichita St. vs. California, at Maui, Hawaii 6:30 p.m. FS1 — Molloy at St. John's 7 p.m. BTN...
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November 19, 2017 - 3:00 am
Compiled By PAUL MONTELLA Nov. 19 1961 — George Blanda of the Houston Oilers passes for 505 yards and seven touchdowns in a 49-13 rout of the New York Titans. 1961 — Cleveland's Jim Brown rushes for 237 yards and four touchdowns to lead the Browns to a 45-24 victory over the Philadelphia Eagles...
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PSG's Edinson Cavani celebrates after he scored a goal during his French League One soccer match between Paris-Saint-Germain and Nantes, at the Parc des Princes stadium in Paris, France, Saturday, Nov.18, 2017. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
November 18, 2017 - 6:55 pm
PARIS (AP) — Edinson Cavani scored twice as unbeaten Paris Saint-Germain overcame a slow start to beat Nantes 4-1 and move six points clear at the top of the French league on Saturday. With Neymar having a quiet game, and missing a late chance, it was left to Cavani and playmaker Javier Pastore to...
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Manchester United's Anthony Martial, left, is substituted off the pitch for Zlatan Ibrahimovic during their English Premier League soccer match against Newcastle United at Old Trafford, Manchester, England, Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Martin Rickett/PA via AP)
November 18, 2017 - 2:51 pm
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Zlatan Ibrahimovic returned from a seven-month injury layoff in Manchester United's 4-1 victory over Newcastle in the English Premier League, and so did the striker's bravado. "I feel special," Ibrahimovic said. "Different day, same quality. I am not worried at all...
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