Posts Tagged Soccer

Italian FA candidate criticized for racist comment

ROME (AP) — A leading candidate for Italian football federation president is facing fierce criticism and calls to step aside following a racist comment.

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Crew hand Revoltion their 8th straight loss, 2-1

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Ethan Finlay scored in the 84th minute and the Columbus Crew beat New England 2-1 on Saturday night to extend the Revolution’s losing streak to eight games.

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Rooney scores twice, Man U beats AS Roma 3-2

Manchester United's Wayne Rooney, left, kicks for a goal during the first half of an exhibition soccer match against AS Roma at Mile High Stadium, in Denver, Saturday, July 26, 2014. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)

DENVER (AP) — Wayne Rooney scored twice and set up Juan Mata’s goal in Manchester United’s 3-2 victory over AS Roma on Saturday in the International Champions Cup.

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Manchester United plays AS Roma in Denver

DENVER (AP) — One of the world’s most successful soccer teams, Manchester United, are in Denver for the first time.

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Anderson leads Rockies over Pirates 8-1

Colorado Rockies' Carlos Gonzalez watches his home run sail over the wall in the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Pittsburgh Pirates on Friday, July 25, 2014, in Denver. (AP Photo/Chris Schneider)

DENVER (AP) — Brett Anderson left Friday night’s game before he wanted to. Still, he was a winner for the first time in 15 months.

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