• David Beckham on US Soccer Hall of Fame ballot

    CHICAGO (AP) — David Beckham, the English midfielder who brought increased visibility to American soccer and won a pair of Major League Soccer titles while playing for the LA Galaxy from 2007-12, is among 12 first-time candidates on the 33-player ballot for the U.S. National Soccer Hall of Fame.

  • Referee Steinhaus promoted as 1st women in Bundesliga

    FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Referee Bibiana Steinhaus has been promoted to the Bundesliga for next season and will be the first women working games in Germany’s top division.