Atlanta lands MLS expansion team for 2017

| |Wednesday, Apr. 16, 2014

Arthur Blank donned traditional soccer garb to mark his newest venture — an MLS team for Atlanta.

Soccer coming to Bravo, Syfy, Oxygen, CNBC, E!

|Wednesday, Apr. 16, 2014

Soccer is coming to some U.S. television networks better known for reality shows, dramas or financial news.

Sociedad coach Arrasate extends contract

|Wednesday, Apr. 16, 2014

Real Sociedad manager Jagoba Arrasate has agreed to a two-year contract extension that will keep him at the Basque club until the end of the 2015-16 season.

Atlanta soccer announcement planned Wednesday

|Wednesday, Apr. 16, 2014

Major League Soccer and Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank and Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed plan a "major announcement" Wednesday on a proposed expansion team to play in Atlanta's new downtown stadium.

Reus, Liverpool top of AP soccer poll

| |Tuesday, Apr. 15, 2014

Marco Reus leads the player vote for the second time, after scoring three goals in games against Real Madrid and Bayern Munich.

Reus, Liverpool top of AP soccer poll

| |Tuesday, Apr. 15, 2014

Liverpool has taken team of the week honors for the fourth time this season in The Associated Press weekly soccer poll after a 3-2 victory over English Premier League title rival Manchester City.

Liverpool beats City 3-2, on course for title

| |Sunday, Apr. 13, 2014

Liverpool took command of the captivating Premier League title race by beating Manchester City 3-2 in a match of wide-ranging emotions at Anfield, although the destiny of the trophy is also in Chelsea's hands after its win at Swansea on Sunday.

Hillsborough tribute before Liverpool-City match

|Sunday, Apr. 13, 2014

Liverpool fans held up a mosaic spelling out "96 25 years" during a minute's silence to mark the 25th anniversary of the Hillsborough Stadium disaster. The tribute Sunday came before Liverpool's Premier League match against Manchester City.

Clint Dempsey leads Seattle past Dallas, 3-2

|Saturday, Apr. 12, 2014

Clint Dempsey scored twice to lead Seattle Sounders FC to a 3-2 victory over FC Dallas on Saturday night.

Rossi included for Italy fitness tests

| |Friday, Apr. 11, 2014

Giuseppe Rossi was selected Friday for pre-World Cup fitness tests by Italian national team coach Cesare Prandelli.