• Chile's Matias Fernandez, left, Arturo Vidal, center, and Eduardo Vargas celebrate after Vargas scored against Brazil during a 2018 World Cup qualifying soccer match in Santiago, Chile, Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015. (AP Photo/ Luis Hidalgo)

    Brazil loses without Neymar; Argentina falls with no Messi

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil showed Thursday it can’t win against the best without Barcelona star Neymar, losing 2-0 at Chile as qualifying in South America opened for the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

  • Ecuador's coach Gustavo Quinteros attends a training session in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2015. Ecuador will face Argentina for a 2018 World Cup Russia qualifier soccer match in Buenos Aires on October 8. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)

    No Messi, Neymar, Suarez and Rodriguez as qualifying opens

    BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Lionel Messi, Neymar, Luis Suarez and James Rodriguez will all be missing when 2018 World Cup qualifying gets underway in South America on Thursday.

  • Argentina’s Emiliano Grillo wins Web.com Tour Finals finale

    PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Argentina’s Emiliano Grillo made a 25-foot birdie putt on the final hole Sunday to win the Web.com Tour Finals-ending Web.Com Tour Championship, and Rob Oppenheim got the last PGA Tour card when Lucas Glover shook up the order with a closing bogey.

  • Argentine soccer great Diego Maradona cheers in the crowd ahead of the Rugby World Cup Pool C match between Argentina and Tonga at the Leicester City Stadium, Leicester, England, Sunday, Oct. 4, 2015. (AP Photo/Rui Vieira)

    Argentina beats Tonga 45-16 to move closer to RWC quarters

    LEICESTER, England (AP) — Argentina moved closer to a place in the Rugby World Cup quarterfinals with flyhalf Nicolas Sanchez 25 points in a comprehensive 45-16 win over Tonga in their Pool C match on Sunday.

  • Argentina’s Emiliano Grillo leads Web.com Tour Finals finale

    PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Emiliano Grillo holed out from the fairway for an eagle on the par-4 18th hole Friday to take the lead in the Web.com Tour Finals-ending Web.Com Tour Championship.