• Germany's captain Bastian Schweinsteiger talks to the media at a press conference in Duesseldorf, Germany, prior the friendly soccer match against Finland, Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2016. Schweinsteiger will play his last match for the national team on Wednesday in Moenchengladbach, Germany. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)

    Schweinsteiger says MLS could be option if unused at Man U

    DUESSELDORF, Germany (AP) — Bastian Schweinsteiger says a move to a Major League Soccer club in the United States is an option if he cannot regain a place in the first team of Manchester United.

  • Leipzig signs highly-rated Scotland midfielder Oliver Burke

    BERLIN (AP) — Promoted Bundesliga side Leipzig has signed highly-rated Scotland winger Oliver Burke from Nottingham Forrest.

  • Freiburg's Nicolas Hoefler, left, celebrates after scoring his side's first goal during the German Bundesliga soccer match between Hertha BSC Berlin and SC Freiburg in Berlin, Germany, Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)

    Hertha clinches dramatic 2-1 win over Freiburg in Bundesliga

    BERLIN (AP) — Julian Schieber scored the second of two injury-time goals to give Hertha Berlin a dramatic 2-1 win over promoted Freiburg, while Leipzig secured a 2-2 draw on its Bundesliga debut Sunday.

  • In this Sunday, March 20, 2016 file photo, volunteers help migrants and refugees on a dingy as they arrive at the shore of the northeastern Greek island of Lesbos, after crossing the Aegean sea from Turkey. Faced with a flood of more than 1 million migrants across the Mediterranean in 2015, European nations tightened border controls, set up naval patrols to stop smugglers, negotiated an agreement with Turkey to limit the numbers crossing, shut the Balkan route used by hundreds of thousands, and tried to speed up deportations of rejected asylum-seekers. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris, File)

    Europe’s refugee crisis simmers despite efforts to solve it

    BERLIN (AP) — Faced with more than 1 million migrants flooding across the Mediterranean last year, European nations tightened border controls, set up naval patrols to stop smugglers, negotiated an agreement with Turkey to limit the numbers crossing, shut the Balkan route used by hundreds of thousands, and tried to speed up deportations of rejected asylum-seekers.

  • Werder goalkeeper Felix Wiedwald misses a penalty shot by Bayern's Robert Lewandowski during the German Bundesliga soccer match between FC Bayern Munich and SV Werder Bremen at the Allianz Arena stadium in Munich, Germany, Friday, Aug. 26, 2016. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)

    Bayern thrashes Bremen 6-0 in Bundesliga opener

    FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Bayern Munich kicked off the Bundesliga season in spectacular fashion on Friday, thrashing Werder Bremen 6-0 with three goals from Robert Lewandowski.

  • In this July 13, 2014 file photo Germany's Bastian Schweinsteiger celebrates after the World Cup final soccer match between Germany and Argentina at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Schweinsteiger has ruled out a move to another European club and still hopes to play for Manchester United. The 32-year-old midfielder has struggled since joining United last season and has yet to play this campaign for new coach Jose Mourinho, who reportedly told him he was no longer needed and ordered him to train away from the first team. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner, File)

    3 Olympic silver medalists named in Germany squad

    FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Three of the Olympic silver-medal team were called up by Germany on Friday for the friendly against Finland and the World Cup qualifier against Norway.

  • Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain, front center, takes a photo with his cellphone as he participates in a media conference with, from left, Toro Rosso driver Daniil Kvyat of Russia, Red Bull driver Max Verstappen of the Netherlands, Haas driver Romain Grosjean of France, Manor Racing driver Esteban Ocon of France and McClaren driver Fernando Alonso of Spain at the Belgian Formula One Grand Prix circuit in Spa-Francorchamps, Belgium, Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016. The Belgium Formula One Grand Prix will be held on Sunday. (AP Photo/Olivier Matthys)

    Ocon hopes to emulate Verstappen as he prepares for F1 debut

    SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS, Belgium (AP) — A month before his 20th birthday, Frenchman Esteban Ocon will make his Formula One debut for the Manor team at this weekend’s Belgian Grand Prix.

  • Carlo Ancelotti, coach of Bayern Munich, enters the pitch before the German soccer cup, DFB Pokal, match between third division FC Carl Zeiss Jena and first division Bayern Munich in Jena, Germany, Friday, Aug. 19, 2016. (AP Photo/Jens Meyer)

    Rebuilt rivals chasing Bayern Munich in Bundesliga

    BERLIN (AP) — Bayern Munich’s rivals have been rebuilding as they attempt to stop the Bavarian powerhouse claiming an unprecedented five straight Bundesliga titles.

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  • Raped and tortured by IS, Yazidi women recover in Germany

    VILLINGEN-SCHWENNINGEN, Germany (AP) — The Yazidi girl had been in the safety of a refugee camp in Iraq for two weeks when she imagined she heard the voices of Islamic State fighters outside her tent.