KAZAN, Russia - Patience is a virtue, and Spain showed plenty of it to overcome a tough challenge from Iran at the World Cup.During a frustrating evening at the Kazan Arena when the 2010 champions struggled to break through the stubborn Iranian ...
Jun 21, 2018
KALININGRAD, Russia - Even in a more defensive role, Luka Modric can still lead the attack.The Croatia midfielder scored one goal and set up the other in his team's 2-0 victory over Nigeria on Saturday at the World Cup ( ...
Jun 17, 2018
LIVERPOOL, England - Only three months ago, Brazil striker Neymar was on an operating table and in danger of missing the World Cup in Russia.Those fears largely disappeared on Sunday when Neymar returned to action with smart dribbling, fluent passing and an ...
Jun 4, 2018
PBA
BOBBY Ray Parks said playing in the PBA remains his ultimate goal as he responded to critics about his decision to play in the Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League (MPBL).Following a memorable campaign with San Miguel-Alab Pilipinas in the Asean Basketball ...
May 18, 2018
LONDON - The ridicule facing Harry Kane has been cutting and biting.Opposition players dished out emojis lampooning the Tottenham striker. Rival fans targeted him on social media with doctored images.Kane's misdemeanor? Wanting credit for a goal.Not just in ...
Apr 13, 2018
MADRID - Another year, another Copa del Rey final for Barcelona.Philippe Coutinho scored his first goal since leaving Liverpool as Barcelona defeated Valencia, 2-0, on Thursday to reach the Copa final for the fifth straight season.Ivan Rakitic also scored in ...
Feb 9, 2018
BARCELONA, Spain - Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez scored first-half goals in a 3-0 win over Levante on Sunday, restoring Barcelona's nine-point lead of the Spanish league while it awaits the arrival of Philippe Coutinho.Messi marked his ...
Jan 8, 2018
BERLIN - Robert Lewandowski helped Bayern Munich win at Borussia Dortmund, 3-1, to throw his former side into more turmoil on Saturday with its third defeat in four Bundesliga games.Bayern moved six points clear of Dortmund, which previously led the league ...
Nov 5, 2017
LORENZO Insigne netted his 50th goal for Napoli on Tuesday as the in-demand forward helped his team book a place in the Champions League group stage by beating Nice.Napoli was already leading through Jose Callejon's goal when Insigne ...
Aug 23, 2017
LIVERPOOL, England - Wayne Rooney marked his first Premier League game back at boyhood club Everton by scoring in a 1-0 win over Stoke on Saturday.Rooney headed home a right-wing cross in first-half injury time to score 4,869 ...
Aug 13, 2017
PBA
PHOENIX starts its daunting quest to join elite status in the PBA as it opens its Governors' Cup campaign on Wednesday night against Kia at the Smart-Araneta Coliseum.While the spotlight is on San Miguel Beer, reigning titlist Barangay Ginebra, and ...
Jul 18, 2017
TURIN, Italy - Patrik Schick scored another stunning goal as his Sampdoria side drew 1-1 at Torino on Saturday in Serie A.Schick has enjoyed a meteoric rise since joining from Sparta Prague in the offseason, with the Czech Republic forward emerging ...
Apr 30, 2017
MADRID - Midfielder Raul Garcia scored in the last minute for Athletic Bilbao to beat 10-man Eibar, 1-0, in the Spanish league on Monday, moving his team into position to qualify for the Europa League next season.Garcia volleyed from inside ...
Apr 25, 2017
PARIS - Striker Edinson Cavani scored his 44th goal of the season and created the second goal as Paris Saint-Germain beat Montpellier, 2-0, to go top of the French league on Saturday.Cavani thumped home a cross from midfielder Blaise Matuidi ...
Apr 23, 2017
BERLIN - Leipzig held on for a 2-1 win at Borussia Moenchengladbach to cut Bayern Munich's lead in the Bundesliga to five points on Sunday.Emil Forsberg scored one and set up another for the promoted side to end its ...
Feb 20, 2017
BOCAUE - Misagh Bahadoran played down his scoring exploits, saying the Philippines' offense as a unit was still not enough to get the job done against Indonesia in their Asean Football Federation Suzuki Cup match on Tuesday night.The Azkals strike star found ...
Nov 22, 2016
EINDHOVEN, Netherlands - Saul Niguez scored late in the first half Tuesday as last season's losing Champions League finalist Atletico Madrid opened this season's campaign with a tense 1-0 win at PSV Eindhoven.The match in Eindhoven was ...
Sep 14, 2016
BARCELONA, Spain - Arda Turan scored two goals before Lionel Messi added a third as Barcelona beat Sevilla, 3-0, on Wednesday to win the Spanish Super Cup with a 5-0 victory on aggregate.Turan, who struggled to find his stride last ...
Aug 18, 2016
GLENDALE, Arizona - Tim Howard - remember him? - will be in goal for just the fourth time in five months when the United States plays Colombia on Saturday night (Sunday, Manila time) for third place in the Copa America.Howard started in his second ...
Jun 25, 2016
MARSEILLE, France - Poland will play Switzerland in the last 16 of the European Championship with a big question hanging over its head: Has star striker Robert Lewandowski left his goal-scoring boots at home?Poland cemented its first appearance in the tournament&# ...
Jun 22, 2016
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