Zlatko Dalic to stay as coach of Croatia's national team

ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — Croatia coach Zlatko Dalic looks like he will be staying with the national team after leading it to the World Cup final. The Croatian soccer federation says president Davor Suker met with Dalic to discuss the coach’s future. Dalic says in a statement he is “looking forward to...


Court says soccer's Maradona can pursue ex-wife case in US

Argentina Maradona-Ex-Wife Lawsuit

MIAMI (AP) — Argentine soccer great Diego Maradona can pursue a lawsuit in the U.S. against his ex-wife claiming she misappropriated some of his money to buy Florida real estate, an appeals court ruled Wednesday. The state 3rd District Court of Appeal decided that a lower court correctly refused to...


Former Sweden coach Hamren set to take over at Iceland

STOCKHOLM (AP) — South African soccer club Mamelodi Sundowns says former Sweden coach Erik Hamren has been released from his contract to take over Iceland’s national team. Swedish Radio says Hamren, who coached Sweden’s national team from 2009-16 and worked as technical director for the Sundowns,...


Egypt keeper, oldest World Cup player, quits national team

Russia Soccer Egypt Goalkeeper

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt goalkeeper Essam El Hadary is retiring from the national team after becoming the oldest man to play in a World Cup match. El Hadary started the World Cup as Egypt’s backup goalkeeper, but he played in his team’s final group match in Russia, saving a penalty in the 2-1 loss to...


Poland defender Piszczek quits national team after World Cup

Poland Piszczek

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland defender Lukasz Piszczek says he is quitting the national team following a poor World Cup performance. Piszczek wrote on Instagram that he was taking a “hard but rational” decision and was ending his “adventure with the representation.” In an interview for Wirtualna...


England keen to extend Southgate's contract

LONDON (AP) — England manager Gareth Southgate’s employers want him to extend his contract beyond the end of the 2020 European Championship. Southgate’s popularity with the fans rocketed last month when England reached the semifinals of the World Cup, where the team was beaten by Croatia. He was...


Neymar under fire after World Cup 'mea culpa' advert

APTOPIX Brazil Neymar

SAO PAULO (AP) — Neymar’s decision to use a sponsored advert to admit he sometimes over-reacted to fouls at the World Cup has backfired, with Brazilian marketing experts saying it had made the Paris Saint-Germain striker’s image even worse. Under the title ‘A New Man Every Day,‘ Sunday’s video was...


Trump willing to shut down government over border security

Finland Trump Putin Summit-12

President Donald Trump said Sunday that he would consider shutting down the government if Democrats refuse to vote for his immigration proposals, including a U.S.-Mexico border wall.


'Terrifying' tornados of flame burn California city; 2 dead

California Wildfires

A wildfire that roared with little warning into a Northern California city claimed two lives as thousands of people scrambled to escape before the walls of flames descended from forested hills onto their neighborhoods, officials said Friday.


CBS looks into misconduct claims amid report on CEO Les Moonves

Sexual Misconduct-Les Moonves

The media company said it takes all allegations of personal misconduct seriously. It said the independent directors are "investigating claims that violate the company's clear policies in that regard."

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