• In this Thursday, Dec. 3, 2015 file photo, Markus Kattner, FIFA acting Secretary General, attends  a press conference at the FIFA Headquarters  in Zurich, Switzerland. FIFA has fired deputy secretary general Markus Kattner after allegedly uncovering financial wrongdoing during an internal investigation, it was reported Monday May 23, 2016. Kattner, who joined FIFA as director of finance in 2003, has been temporarily filling the top administrative job of world soccer's governing body since Jerome Valcke was suspended last year before being fired himself.  (Walter Bieri/Keystone via AP, File)

    FIFA fires deputy secretary general over alleged wrongdoing

    GENEVA (AP) — FIFA has fired its finance director of the past 13 years, removing another fixture of the Sepp Blatter presidential era in another round of revelations about irregular million-dollar payments.

  • Marseille's fans light a flare during the French Cup final soccer match between Marseille and PSG at the Stade de France Stadium, in Saint Denis, North of Paris, Saturday, May 21, 2016. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)

    Euro 2016 security concerns grow after French Cup incidents

    PARIS (AP) — The French football federation opened disciplinary proceedings against Paris Saint-Germain and Marseille on Monday following incidents during the French Cup final that raised major concerns only a few weeks before the country hosts the European Championship.

  • Barcelona's Luis Suarez, next to Lionel Messi, reacts as he leaves the pitch during the final of the Copa del Rey soccer match between FC Barcelona and Sevilla FC at the Vicente Calderon stadium in Madrid, Sunday, May 22, 2016. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)

    Suarez expected to make Copa America trip despite injury

    MADRID (AP) — Luis Suarez is expected to travel to the United States to join Uruguay’s national team for the Copa America, though he is likely to miss the start of the tournament because of a hamstring injury.

  • FILE -- In this July 1, 2012 file photo, Italy's Mario Balotelli, center and Spain's Jordi Alba fight for the ball during the Euro 2012 soccer championship final between Spain and Italy in Kiev, Ukraine. Four years after his goals propelled Italy into the European Championship final, Mario Balotelli won't even get a chance to play in this year's tournament. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)

    Left off squad, Balotelli denied chance at Euros encore

    ROME (AP) — There will be no encore performance for Mario Balotelli at the European Championship.

  • Barcelona's Luis Suarez, next to Lionel Messi, reacts as he leaves the pitch during the final of the Copa del Rey soccer match between FC Barcelona and Sevilla FC at the Vicente Calderon stadium in Madrid, Sunday, May 22, 2016. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)

    Luis Suarez in tears after injury, could miss Copa

    MADRID (AP) — Luis Suarez’ participation in the Copa America Centenario is in doubt after the Uruguay striker left Spain’s Copa del Rey final with an apparent muscle injury and in tears on Sunday.

  • Vancouver Whitecaps forward Kekuta Manneh (23) has his shot blocked by Portland Timbers defender Nat Borchers (7) during the first half of an MLS Soccer game in Portland, Ore., on Sunday, May. 22, 2016.(AP Photo/Steve Dykes)

    Timbers beat Whitecaps 4-2 in Cascadia Cup rivalry

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A three-game losing streak gave the Portland Timbers an edge rather than a lack of confidence.

  • Arriola has goal, assist in US debut, 3-1 win at Puerto Rico

    BAYAMON, Puerto Rico (AP) — Paul Arriola not only was able to make his national team debut for the United States on Sunday, he became the first player since Landon Donovan in 2000 to score a goal and have an assist in his initial appearance.

  • Kosovo’s first match as a UEFA-FIFA member is vs Faroes

    PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — Kosovo’s first match as a full UEFA and FIFA member is against the Faroe Islands in Germany next month.

  • French soldiers patrol at Charles de Gaulle airport, outside of Paris, Friday, May 20, 2016. The search continued on Friday for missing EgyptAir flight 804, which disappeared from the radar while carrying 66 passengers and crew from Paris to Cairo. (AP Photo/Laurent Cipriani)

    EgyptAir crash: Perfect security elusive at Paris airport

    PARIS (AP) — Explosives in the form of paper, or concealed in a medicine-sized bottle and looking like salt. Tiny electric detonators. Security agents at the main airport in Paris are trained to detect all manner of increasingly sophisticated devices that could doom a flight.

  • Dutch former soccer star Marco van Basten, Gijs de Jong, director of operations of the Dutch soccer association KNVB, and Lukas Brud, secretary of the International Football Association Board IFAB, from left to right, watch a presentation of video referee assistance in Amsterdam, Netherlands, Friday, May 20, 2016. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)

    Dutch want video officials at next season’s domestic cup

    AMSTERDAM (AP) — Three decades after Diego Maradona scored the infamous “Hand of God” goal against England at the World Cup, the Dutch soccer association said Friday it is ready to be among the first to use video technology.