• Dick Advocaat quits Sunderland after 8 winless EPL matches

    SUNDERLAND, England (AP) — Dick Advocaat has quit struggling Sunderland, becoming the first Premier League manager this season to leave his job.

  • Daughter: Blatter’s reputation ruined by media envy, hatred

    ZURICH (AP) — Envy and hatred, rather than any illegality, is to blame for Sepp Blatter’s reputation being ruined and it will take several people to do the FIFA president’s job in future, according to his daughter.

  • Portland Timbers midfielder Diego Valeri, left, has words with Sporting KC midfielder Graham Zusi, right, during the second half of an MLS soccer match in Portland, Ore., Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015. (AP Photo/Steve Dipaola)

    Sporting KC beats Timbers 1-0.

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Sporting Kansas City made its path to the playoffs a little easier Saturday night.

  • Colorado and Oregon football fans wait out multiple weather delays before an NCAA college football game in Boulder, Colo., Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)

    Colorado-Oregon pay tribute to shooting victims before game

    BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — There was a moment of silence before the Oregon-Colorado football game Saturday night at Folsom Field for the people who died in the shooting at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Oregon.

  • Brooks, Gonzalez, Diskerud dropped from US roster vs Mexico

    CHICAGO (AP) — U.S. coach Jurgen Klinsmann dropped defenders John Brooks and Omar Gonzalez and midfielder Mix Diskerud from the Americans’ roster for the Oct. 10 playoff against Mexico for a berth in the 2017 Confederations Cup.

  • Southampton teammates celebrate after scoring during the English Premier League soccer match between Chelsea and Southampton at Stamford Bridge stadium in London, Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015.(AP Photo/Frank Augstein)

    Chelsea crashes to fourth loss of title defense

    LONDON (AP) — Chelsea’s troubled season took another turn for the worse on Saturday when Southampton inflicted a fourth loss in eight games of Jose Mourinho’s Premier League title defense.

  • Bournemouth's Joshua King, left, and Watford's Nathan Ake battle for the ball during their English Premier League soccer match at the Vitality Stadium, Bournemouth, England, Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015. (Adam Davy/PA via AP)    UNITED KINGDOM OUT       -    NO SALES     -     NO ARCHIVES

    Watford draws 1-1 at Bournemouth in Premier League

    BOURNEMOUTH, England (AP) — Watford had both goalkeepers to thank for a point after Artur Boruc’s mistake and penalty save from Heurelho Gomes helped earn the visitors a 1-1 draw at Bournemouth in the Premier League on Saturday.

  • Stoke City's Marko Arnautovic celebrates scoring his side's first goal of the match during their English Premier League soccer match against Aston Villa at Villa Park, Birmingham, Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015. (Nick Potts/PA via AP)     UNITED KINGDOM OUT    -    NO SALES       -    NO ARCHIVES

    Stoke wins 1-0 at Aston Villa in Premier League

    BIRMINGHAM, England (AP) — Stoke won a Premier League match away from home for the first time since February as midfielder Marko Arnautovic scored in a 1-0 victory against Aston Villa on Saturday.

  • Manchester City's Sergio Aguero, centre, scores past Newcastle's Chancel Mbemba during the English Premier League soccer match between Manchester City and Newcastle at the Etihad Stadium, Manchester, England, Saturday Oct. 3, 2015. (AP Photo/Jon Super)

    Five-goal Aguero halts Man City’s slump with Newcastle rout

    LONDON (AP) — After yet another scare, Sergio Aguero masterminded a spectacular Manchester City comeback with five goals against Newcastle on Saturday.

  • Leicester City's Jeff Schlupp celebrates scoring his side's second goal during their English Premier League soccer match against Norwich City at Carrow Road, Norwich, England, Saturday, Oct, 3, 2015. (Stephen Pond/PA via AP)     UNITED KINGDOM OUT     -    NO SALES     -    NO ARCHIVES

    Vardy helps Leicester beat Norwich 2-1 in Premier League

    NORWICH, England (AP) — Jamie Vardy scored his seventh Premier League goal of the season Saturday to help give Leicester a 2-1 away win at Norwich.