Posts Tagged Soccer

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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Morgan hurts ankle again as US beats Guatemala 5-0

United States' Alex Morgan is checked by team trainer during the first half of a CONCACAF Women's Championship soccer game against Guatemala on Friday, Oct. 17, 2014, in Bridgeview, Ill. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. (AP) — Star forward Alex Morgan left the game after spraining her left ankle in the 37th minute, a blow to the United States in its 5-0 win over Guatemala in the CONCACAF Women’s Championship on Friday night.

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South Africa reluctant to host 2015 African Cup

Egypt's Amr Gamal, left, scores his side's opening goal against Botswana during their African Cup of Nations group G qualifying soccer match at  Cairo International Stadium in Cairo, Egypt, Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014. Egypt won 2-0. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa is reluctant to step in as a last-minute host for next year’s African Cup of Nations because the sport ministry fears Ebola and unplanned staging costs.

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