Posts Tagged Professional soccer

3 former directors of Spanish club Osasuna arrested

MADRID (AP) — The regional court of northern Navarra says a former president of Spanish soccer club Osasuna and two other ex-board members have been arrested.

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FA charges Sunderland manager Poyet over touchline incident

Hull City manager Steve Bruce, left, is restrained by a linesman while he shouts towards Sunderland manager Gus Poyet, as Poyet is sent to the stands off by referee Mike Dean, during their English Premier League soccer match at the KC Stadium, Hull, England, Tuesday, March 3, 2015. (AP Photo/Lynne Cameron, PA Wire)      UNITED KINGDOM OUT      -    NO SALES    -    NO ARCHIVES

LONDON (AP) — The English Football Association has charged Sunderland manager Gus Poyet after a touchline incident with Hull counterpart Steve Bruce.

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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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