July 13, 2012 He had been accused of hurling racial insults at an opponent. The case has been front-page news in Britain. But a magistrate said today that there was doubt about whether Terry's words were meant as an insult.
April 30, 2012 Manchester City and Manchester United faced off today in a matchup that fans around the world watched. The outcome could basically determine which team wins the English Premier League.
April 16, 2012 It was March 17 when the player for the English Premier League's Bolton Wanderers collapsed on the pitch and for a little more than an hour, as one of his doctors put it, was "in effect, dead" as medical teams struggled to get his heart going again.
March 7, 2012 Brazil moved toward relaxing its strict ban on alcohol at soccer games Tuesday, responding to World Cup organizers' concerns. Soccer's governing body is pushing for the change so it can make Budweiser the "Official Beer of the FIFA World Cup" when Brazil hosts the event in 2014.
February 29, 2012 In 10 matches over 78 years, Italy had never lost to the USA. Clint Dempsey scored the game winner.
February 1, 2012 Stones and bottles flew, according to reports from the scene. Many victims may have suffocated. The reason why things got out of control aren't clear yet. Meanwhile, a fire broke out at another stadium after a match was canceled.
January 5, 2012 The Everton goalie scored from about 90 yards away last night when his clearing kick bounced over the head of Bolton's Adam Bogdan.
December 21, 2011 Terry, who plays for Chelsea in the English Premier League and is captain of England's national team, denies he verbally abused an opponent with racist words.
October 6, 2011 Wayne Rooney's father is one of the suspects being investigated because of suspicious bets placed on a match in Scotland. The soccer star has not been implicated.
July 17, 2011 The FIFA Women's World Cup final between the U.S. and Japan had a familiar feel to it, as the American squad once again found themselves being pushed to the brink. But this time, it was the Japanese who seemed to draw on deep reserves of will and creativity to force overtime, and then to win on penalty kicks.
July 13, 2011 The American women hope to win the World Cup for the first time since 1999. The win comes despite a 27-12 shooting edge for the French women. The Americans will face either Sweden or Japan, who play this afternoon.
July 11, 2011 The U.S. women's national team could be forgiven for soaking in the glory of their gut-wrenching win over Brazil in the Women's World Cup quarterfinals. The tight game electrified fans, but Abby Wambach is not satisfied.