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Real coach Julen Lopetegui gestures as walks off the pitch after losing 5-1 during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between FC Barcelona and Real Madrid at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain, Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
October 29, 2018 - 10:26 am
MADRID (AP) — Possibly for the last time, Real Madrid coach Julen Lopetegui was in charge of the team again on Monday. A day after a demoralizing 5-1 loss to Barcelona, Madrid was back in practice with Lopetegui in command. But a board of directors' meeting later in the day was expected to end the...
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Los Angeles Rams running back Todd Gurley runs for a touchdown during the second half of an NFL football game against the Green Bay Packers, Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Denis Poroy)
October 28, 2018 - 8:07 pm
The Latest on Week 8 in the NFL on Sunday (all times EDT): 7:55 p.m. Todd Gurley and the Los Angeles Rams are halfway to 16-0 after a comeback victory over the Green Bay Packers. The Rams remained unbeaten by overcoming their largest deficit of the season to beat Aaron Rodgers and Co. 29-27 despite...
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Flowers are seen outside Leicester City Football Club after a helicopter crashed in flames the day before, in Leicester, England, Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018. A helicopter belonging to Leicester City's owner — Thai billionaire Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha —crashed in flames in a carpark next to the soccer club's stadium shortly after it took off from the field following a Premier League game on Saturday night. (Aaron Chown/PA via AP)
October 28, 2018 - 2:14 pm
LEICESTER, England (AP) — The Latest on the helicopter crash at English soccer club Leicester City (all times local): 6:05 p.m. A person with knowledge of the situation says the Thai owner of English Premier League club Leicester was on a helicopter that crashed and burst into flames shortly after...
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Barcelona forward Luis Suarez celebrates after scoring his side's third goal during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between FC Barcelona and Real Madrid at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain, Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018. (AP Photo/Joan Monfort)
October 28, 2018 - 1:13 pm
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Luis Suarez scored a hat trick to lead Barcelona to a 5-1 rout of Real Madrid on Sunday, giving the defending champions the Spanish league lead and putting the future of Madrid coach Julen Lopetegui in serious jeopardy. With the injured Lionel Messi watching from the Camp...
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October 27, 2018 - 5:07 pm
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Atletico Madrid bounced back from its worst defeat under coach Diego Simone by beating Real Sociedad 2-0 to take the lead of the Spanish league on Saturday. Atletico was one point ahead of Barcelona and Espanyol. Barcelona can reclaim the lead on Sunday when it hosts Real...
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Liverpool's Xherdan Shaqiri , right, celebrates scoring his side's third goal of the game with Mohamed Salah, during the English Premier League soccer match between Liverpool and Cardiff City at Anfield, in Liverpool, England, Saturday, Oct. 27, 2018. (Dave Thompson/PA via AP)
October 27, 2018 - 2:01 pm
LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Sadio Mane scored twice as Liverpool marched three points clear at the top of the English Premier League after crushing promoted Cardiff 4-1 at Anfield on Saturday. With morning leader Manchester City not in action until Monday's visit to Tottenham, Liverpool went ahead...
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FILE - In this Monday, June 11, 2018 file photo, FIFA President Gianni Infantino speaks with participants of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) meeting in Moscow, Russia. A person with knowledge of the plans tells The Associated Press FIFA President Gianni Infantino is doubling down on his Club World Cup plans with a proposal for an annual tournament despite European soccer’s resistance to any competition that challenges the supremacy of the Champions League.(AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky, File)
October 25, 2018 - 7:09 pm
KIGALI, Rwanda (AP) — FIFA President Gianni Infantino says he is pushing for support of new competitions despite Europe's opposition because it is his duty to protect the "relevance of football." On the eve of the soccer governing body's council meeting, Infantino revealed other investors are...
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Firefighters evacuate a person who was wounded after an escalator at the "Repubblica" subway station in Rome, started running much too fast before crashing, Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018. According to first reports many of the people wounded in the accident were fans of CSKA Moscow, who were in Rome for tonight's Champions League match with Roma. (Claudio Peri/ANSA via AP)
October 23, 2018 - 6:33 pm
ROME (AP) — At least 20 people were injured when an escalator in the Rome metropolitan system collapsed Tuesday night. A video shown on Sky TG24 shows the escalator accelerating suddenly, and the people riding down on it collapsing one onto another. The dramatic footage shows people on the parallel...
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Juventus' Cristiano Ronaldo heads the ball to hit the post during an Italian Serie A soccer match between Juventus and Genoa, at the Alliance stadium in Turin, Italy, Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)
October 22, 2018 - 9:53 am
MILAN (AP) — Despite his off-the-field turmoil, Cristiano Ronaldo is still scoring goals. His teammates, however, let Juventus down. Ronaldo has scored five goals in nine matches, and two in three matches since being accused of rape last month. On Saturday, Ronaldo gave Juventus the lead in the...
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FC Barcelona's Lionel Messi looks painfully injured during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between FC Barcelona and Sevilla at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain, Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
October 20, 2018 - 5:23 pm
MADRID (AP) — Barcelona ended its slump and regained the Spanish league lead but there was little to celebrate as Lionel Messi left the field in pain after hurting his right elbow. Also, Real Madrid lost again while suffering its worst scoring drought. Messi scored and walked off injured in the...
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