Posts Tagged Men’s soccer

Ski champ Svindal injured while playing soccer

VIENNA (AP) — Downhill world champion Aksel Lund Svindal of Norway will likely miss the entire ski season after tearing his Achilles tendon while playing soccer.

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Ronaldo set 8-game Spanish mark of 15 goals

Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo from Portugal celebrates scoring against Levante during a Spanish La Liga soccer match at the Ciutat de Valencia stadium in Valencia, Spain, on Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Alberto Saiz)

Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice to set a Spanish league record with 15 goals in the first eight games of a La Liga season as Real Madrid beat Levente 5-0, and Lionel Messi scored in Barcelona’s 3-0 win over Elbar to reach 250 league goals and move within one of Telmo Zarra’s mark.

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Impact eliminates Toronto from playoff contention

Toronto FC's Gilberto, top, leaps over Montreal Impact's Hassoun Camara after being tackled by the Montreal defender during the first half of an MLS soccer match, Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014,  in Toronto. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Darren Calabrese)

TORONTO (AP) — Felipe helped the Montreal Impact eliminate Toronto FC from playoff contention, scoring the tying goal in the 39th minute in a 1-1 draw Saturday.

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Ronaldo breaks record; Southampton soars 8-0

Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo from Portugal celebrates scoring against Levante during a Spanish La Liga soccer match at the Ciutat de Valencia stadium in Valencia, Spain, on Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Alberto Saiz)

LONDON (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo rewrote the record books with another two goals in Real Madrid’s latest big victory in the Spanish league.

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Timbers, Real Salt Lake play to 0-0 draw

Real Salt Lake forward Robbie Findley,left, and Portland Timbers defender Liam Ridgewell (24) battle for a ball during the first half of an MLS soccer game on Friday, Oct. 17, 2014, in Portland, Ore. (AP Photo/Steve Dykes)

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Facing a team with a lot more on the line, Nick Rimando may have just decided the Western Conference playoff picture.

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