• This is a Wednesday, July 29, 2015 file photo of  Manchester United's  goalkeeper David de Gea as he warms up before an International Champions Cup soccer match against Paris Saint-Germain in Chicago.  In a surreal ending to the  Monday Aug. 31, 2015 transfer window in Spain, the much-anticipated move of Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea to Real Madrid never materialized. The clubs reportedly struck a deal, but the expected announcement never came, apparently because the paperwork wasn't submitted on time.  (AP Photo/Kamil Krzaczynski, File)

    What happened? De Gea stays put after missed deadline

    MADRID (AP) — The deadline arrived, but the announcement never did.

    Updated: 12:59 pm

  • De Gea’s move to Madrid stalls on deadline day

    MADRID (AP) — The transfer window in Spain closed Monday without a deal announced for the expected move of Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea to Real Madrid, with local media reporting the deal fell through because the paperwork wasn’t submitted on time.

  • Sbaragli wins 10th Vuelta stage, Dumoulin keeps overall lead

    CASTELLON, Spain (AP) — Kristian Sbaragli of Italy outsprinted his rivals to win the 10th stage of the Spanish Vuelta on Monday, while Tom Dumoulin of Netherlands retained the overall leader’s red jersey.

  • Dumoulin wins 9th Vuelta stage, takes overall lead

    EL POBLE NOU DE BENITATXELL, Spain (AP) — Tom Dumoulin passed Tour de France winner Chris Froome with about 50 meters (yards) left in a steep climb to win the ninth stage and take the overall lead of the Spanish Vuelta on Sunday.

  • Boeckmans in stable condition after Vuelta crash

    MURCIA, Spain (AP) — Spanish Vuelta organizers say Belgian rider Kris Boeckmans is in stable condition after undergoing surgery to treat injuries sustained in a serious crash on Saturday.

  • US-Belgian arrested in Sierra Leone ‘blood diamond’ case

    ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast (AP) — Spanish authorities have arrested a businessman with dual American-Belgian citizenship who has been accused of enslavement and pillaging “blood diamonds” during Sierra Leone’s civil war, a legal aid group said.

  • Riders hurt in Spanish Vuelta crash

    MURCIA, Spain (AP) — Belgian rider Kris Boeckmans was left in an induced coma after suffering a concussion and facial fractures from a crash during an accident-ravaged eighth stage of the Spanish Vuelta on Saturday.

  • Neymar recovers from mumps, fit for 1st match

    BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Barcelona says Neymar has been cleared to play his first match of the season after having recovered from the mumps.

  • Lindeman pounces on Cousin’s mistake to win 7th Vuelta stage

    LA ALPUJARRA, Spain (AP) — Bert Jan Lindeman of the Netherlands took advantage of a mistake by Jerome Cousin of France to sprint ahead and win the seventh stage of the Spanish Vuelta on Friday, while Esteban Chaves of Colombia retained the overall race-leader’s red jersey.

  • Chelsea’s Diego Costa, left, and West Brom’s Craig Dawson contest the ball during the English Premier League soccer match between West Bromwich Albion and Chelsea at the Hawthorns, West Bromwich, England, Sunday, Aug. 23, 2015. (AP Photo/Rui Vieira)

    Spain coach calls up David de Gea for Euro 2016 qualifiers

    MADRID (AP) — Spain coach Vicente del Bosque on Friday included goalkeeper David de Gea, Diego Costa and Juan Mata in his squad to take on Slovakia and Macedonia in qualifying matches for next year’s European Championship.