Posts Tagged Italy

Michigan State basketball plans trip to Italy

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State’s basketball team will travel to Italy from Aug. 21-Sept. 1 with games scheduled against international teams.

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Napoli hitting form at the right time at home and in Europe

Napoli's scorer Manolo Gabbiadini, front, and his teammate Gonzalo Higuain, left, celebrate their side's 4th goal during the Europa League quarterfinal first leg soccer match between VfL Wolfsburg and SSC Napoli in Wolfsburg, Germany, Thursday, April 16, 2015. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)

MILAN (AP) — Napoli is hitting top form at precisely the right time of the season.

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AP’s European week in photos

In this April 14, 2015 file photo Atletico's Mario Mandzukic, right, argues with referee Milorad Mazic, left, from Serbia after suffering an injury during the Champions League quarterfinal, first leg soccer match between Atletico de Madrid and Real Madrid at the Vicente Calderon stadium in Madrid, Spain. (AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza, file)

The image of Arsenal striker Alexis Sanchez celebrating a goal at Wembley is perfectly juxtaposed against the background of horrified Reading supporters at the FA Cup semifinal. In a gentler image, cyclists in the Amstel Gold race in The Netherlands rush past a tree in spring bloom.

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Serena Williams has a solution to liven up Fed Cup

Serena Williams of United States returns the ball to Italy's Sara Errani during a Fed Cup World Group playoff tennis match in Brindisi, Italy, Sunday, April 19, 2015. (AP Photo/Felice Calabro')

BRINDISI, Italy (AP) — Seeing Serena Williams play three matches over two days in Fed Cup was a rare treat over the weekend.

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Villa beats Liverpool to secure FA Cup final against Arsenal

Aston Villa’s Tom Cleverley and team mate Joe Cole celebrate after the end of the English FA Cup semifinal soccer match between Liverpool and Aston Villa at Wembley Stadium in London, Sunday, April 19, 2015.  Aston Villa won the match 2-1 and will play Arsenal in the final.(AP Photo/Tim Ireland)

LONDON (AP) — There will be a first in world soccer’s oldest competition next month — an FA Cup final contested by two American-owned clubs.

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