Professional soccer

January 23, 2018 - 10:30 pm
BASEBALL major League Baseball OFFICE OF THE COMMISSIONER OF BASEBALL — Suspended Houston RHP Dean Deetz 80 games after testing positive for Dehydrochlormethyltestosterone, a performance-enhancing substance, in violation of Major League Baseball's Joint Drug Prevention and Treatment Program...
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The FIFA World Cup trophy stands on a pedestal on board an aircraft on the first leg of the soccer FIFA Wold Cup 2018 trophy tour at Stansted Airport, England, Monday, Jan. 22, 2018. The trophy will visit some 50 countries as it make its journey round the world to Moscow for the start of the World Cup 2018 in Russia. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
January 23, 2018 - 7:46 pm
LONDON (AP) — With barely four months until FIFA votes on the 2026 World Cup host, Morocco got around to launching its bid on Tuesday. There's now a campaign logo and social presence but still few details of how the North African nation will stage the first World Cup after the leap from 32 to 48...
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January 23, 2018 - 6:59 pm
BASEBALL major League Baseball OFFICE OF THE COMMISSIONER OF BASEBALL — Suspended Houston RHP Dean Deetz 80 games after testing positive for Dehydrochlormethyltestosterone, a performance-enhancing substance, in violation of Major League Baseball's Joint Drug Prevention and Treatment Program...
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January 23, 2018 - 5:14 pm
BASEBALL major League Baseball OFFICE OF THE COMMISSIONER OF BASEBALL — Suspended Houston RHP Dean Deetz 80 games after testing positive for Dehydrochlormethyltestosterone, a performance-enhancing substance, in violation of Major League Baseball's Joint Drug Prevention and Treatment Program...
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January 23, 2018 - 3:09 pm
BASEBALL American League TORONTO BLUE JAYS — Signed OF Curtis Granderson to a one-year contract. FOOTBALL National Football League MINNESOTA VIKINGS — Signed WR Cayleb Jones to a reserve-future contract. HOCKEY National Hockey League BUFFALO SABRES — Recalled D Matt Tennyson from Rochester (AHL)...
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January 23, 2018 - 2:28 pm
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Head coach Bob Bradley, second from left, talks with Diego Rossi, left, with Carlos Vela at far right during the introduction of players and coaches at the first training camp of the Los Angeles Football Club soccer team on the campus of UCLA in Los Angeles, Monday, Jan. 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)
January 22, 2018 - 8:33 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Diego Rossi drew the attention of scouts worldwide last year while playing a prominent role in Penarol's championship season in his native Uruguay. So why would a touted teenage striker choose to continue his rising career at Los Angeles Football Club, which has never played a...
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January 22, 2018 - 7:18 pm
BASEBALL American League CHICAGO WHITE SOX — Agreed to terms with RHPs Rob Scahill, Chris Volstad and Michael Ynoa, LHP T.J. House and INFs Patrick Leonard and Matt Skole on minor league contracts. CLEVELAND INDIANS — Agreed to terms with C Jack Murphy and LHP Adam Wilk on minor league contracts...
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January 22, 2018 - 6:58 pm
CARSON, Calif. (AP) — Veteran MLS midfielder Chris Pontius has signed with the LA Galaxy. The club announced its acquisition Monday on the opening day of preseason training. Pontius is a nine-year MLS veteran with D.C. United and Philadelphia, posting 45 goals and 29 assists. He also made five...
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January 22, 2018 - 6:50 pm
TUKWILA, Wash. (AP) — The Seattle Sounders ended last season with a thud in the MLS Cup final. It was a disappointing performance but not one that made team officials feel a roster overhaul was necessary. The changes Seattle made before the start of last season, plus some summer additions, put the...
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