Posts Tagged International soccer

Beckenbauer: Bayern ‘far, far, far away’ from Euro title

NEW YORK (AP) — Bayern Munich honorary president Franz Beckenbauer is critical of the players’ performance in this week’s 3-1 Champions League loss to Porto, saying the club is “far, far, far away” from winning the title.

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Alvarado, Morris get 1st US starts against Mexico

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Defender Ventura Alvarado and forward Jordan Morris are getting their first starts with the U.S. national team and center back Omar Gonzalez is in the starting lineup for the first time since last summer’s World Cup.

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Grass for Mexico-US exhibition has brown and yellow patches

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — A day ahead of an exhibition between Mexico and the United States, El Tri moved its training session from the Alamodome to nearby Trinity University because of poor field conditions.

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Pepsi to replace Coke in NBA marketing deal

In this Oct. 7, 2009 file photo, a court side ad displays the Pepsi logo during a time out in an NBA preseason basketball game between the Orlando Magic and the Miami Heat in Orlando, Fla. The NBA on Monday, April 13, 2015 said that it's struck a new marketing partnership with Pepsico, ending a 28-year partnership with Coca-Cola. (AP Photo/John Raoux, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — The National Basketball Association is trading Coke for Pepsi.

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Russia modifies World Cup contracts to cut imports

MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian government hopes to save some money by cutting expensive imports from its World Cup construction plans.

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