• Wales defender Taylor banned for 2 games for harsh tackle

    ZURICH (AP) — Wales defender Neil Taylor has been banned for two World Cup qualifying games for a red-card tackle that broke the leg of an Ireland opponent.

    Updated: 8:15 am

  • Atletico Madrid at CAS to fight FIFA transfer ban

    LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Atletico Madrid officials are at sport’s highest court to appeal against a FIFA transfer ban that will prevent the club from signing youth players from overseas during the coming offseason.

  • Tim Howard blasts MLS, Rapids after suspension

    DENVER (AP) — Colorado Rapids goalkeeper Tim Howard blasted his team and Major League Soccer on Friday, asking for heightened security in light of his verbal altercation with a fan that resulted in his three-game suspension.

  • Former FIFA head Blatter quizzed by US, Swiss investigators

    ZURICH (AP) — Sepp Blatter has met with U.S. Department of Justice investigators and insists he is not a suspect in their bribery and corruption case linked to FIFA.

  • German official: Dortmund attack suspect acted out of greed

    BERLIN (AP) — A 28-year-old German-Russian citizen took out a five-figure loan to bet that Borussia Dortmund shares would drop, then attacked the soccer team’s bus with a bomb in a scheme to net millions, German officials said Friday.

  • Bayern complains to UEFA about Spanish police

    MUNICH (AP) — Bayern Munich has lodged a complaint with UEFA against Spanish police over the halftime incidents in its Champions League quarterfinal at Real Madrid.