• Kah scores 2 goals to lead Vancouver past Seattle, 3-0

    SEATTLE (AP) — The Vancouver Whitecaps began two months of seeing their Cascadia rivals to the south with potentially their most impressive victory of the season.

  • Fired Mexican soccer coach probed for political tweets

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — The trouble isn’t over for fired Mexico national soccer team coach Miguel Herrera, who is now under investigation for possible violations of electoral laws for politically oriented tweets sent the day of June 7 midterm elections.

  • Defendant in FIFA case appears in US court

    NEW YORK (AP) — An Argentinian sports marketing executive pleaded not guilty in a U.S. court Friday in the massive racketeering and bribery case that has scandalized international soccer.

  • President of CONCACAF to review refereeing department

    MIAMI (AP) — The president of CONCACAF said Thursday he will conduct a review of the organization’s refereeing department.

  • Correction: FIFA-Zimbabwe Fined story

    ZURICH (AP) — In a story July 29 about FIFA fining Zimbabwe’s football association for failing to show up for a women’s Olympic qualifier, The Associated Press erroneously reported that Zimbabwe had later withdrawn from the qualifying competition. Zimbabwe only withdrew from the first leg.

  • In this Friday, May 29, 2015 file photo, FIFA president Sepp Blatter after his election as President, left is greeted by UEFA President Michel Platini, right, at the Hallenstadion in Zurich, Switzerland.  Michel Platini has launched his campaign to succeed Sepp Blatter as FIFA president, aiming to give the scandal-hit governing body "the dignity and the position it deserves." Platini, the UEFA president and a FIFA vice president, wrote to member federations in Europe on Wednesday July 29, 2015 saying he will stand in the election and is counting on their support. (Patrick B. Kraemer/Keystone via AP, File)

    Asia football chief praises Platini as potential FIFA boss

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Michel Platini’s chances of becoming the new president of FIFA received a boost Thursday when the Asian Football Confederation chief praised him as “a unique candidate” and urged his member nations to unite behind a single candidate.

  • CONMEBOL outlines reforms after FIFA bribery scandal

    ASUNCION, Paraguay (AP) — The CONMEBOL soccer body will begin publishing the salary of its president and executive council members after being plunged into crisis by the FIFA bribery scandal.