Posts Tagged Men’s soccer

Person familiar with deal tells AP MLS and players agree in principle to 5-year labor contract

WASHINGTON (AP) — Person familiar with deal tells AP MLS and players agree in principle to 5-year labor contract.

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Blatter: Sanctions against racism need to be stiffer

FIFA President Sepp Blatter raises his hands to his temples during a general CONMEBOL congress in Asuncion, Paraguay, Wednesday, March 4, 2015. The 78-year-old Blatter is seeking a fifth, four-year term running football. The countries which make up the South American football confederation have decided to support Blatter in FIFA's presidential elections, a person familiar with the decision told The Associated Press on Tuesday. (AP Photo/Jorge Saenz)

ASUNCION, Paraguay (AP) — FIFA President Sepp Blatter urged South America’s football associations on Wednesday to hand out tougher sanctions for acts of racism by soccer fans.

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‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ tops MTV Movie Awards nominations

This file image released by Disney - Marvel shows Chris Pratt in a scene from "Guardians Of The Galaxy." MTV announced Wednesday that “Guardians of the Galaxy”, “The Fault in Our Stars,” and “Neighbors,” all have seven shots at winning a golden popcorn trophy at the annual awards ceremony airing live on April 12 from the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Disney - Marvel, File)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — And you thought Hollywood’s award season was over.

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Dynamo Kiev must close stadium section for Everton visit

NYON, Switzerland (AP) — UEFA has ordered Dynamo Kiev to close part of the Olympic Stadium when the club hosts Everton in the Europa League because of fan disorder.

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SAfrica says FIFA ‘inefficient’ on match-fixing claims

LONDON (AP) — The South African sports minister has accused FIFA of being “very inefficient” and not acting decisively on match-fixing investigations.

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