Report: Cannavaro investigated for tax evasion

|Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

Italy's winning World Cup captain Fabio Cannavaro and his wife are reportedly under investigation for tax evasion.

Greek team punished for fan's death

|Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

A third division football team in Greece has been punished by the country's football association following the death of a fan after he was attacked by home fans at a match in September.

Pope praises Bayern Munich after Roma rout

|Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

Pope Francis welcomed the victorious Bayern Munich team to the Vatican after its 7-1 Champions League rout of Roma, telling the players Wednesday they "played a wonderful game" and receiving a signed jersey and ball in return.

FA investigates Norwich player's racism allegation

|Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

The English Football Association is investigating allegations by Norwich striker Cameron Jerome that he was racially abused by an opponent.

Englishman with 2nd tier club found dead

|Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

A Norwegian second division football club says its English midfielder Thomas Andrew Morgan has been found dead.

Russia has no major racism problem, says minister

|Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

Russia has no particular problem with racism in football as it prepares to host the 2018 World Cup— despite a series of recent incidents, Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko said Wednesday.

4 months after bite, Suarez to face Real Madrid

| |Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

Few might remember his knee surgery just three weeks before the World Cup, or the two goals he scored in a 2-1 victory over England in his first match in the tournament.

Sevilla set to continue Europa League defense

| |Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

Defending champion Sevilla will seek to strengthen its position as the Group G leader when the Europa League returns for the third round of matches Thursday.

AP PHOTOS: Small Paraguay soccer team hits it big

| |Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

They don't get much smaller than Paraguay's Deportivo Capiata — or bigger than Argentina's legendary Boca Juniors.

Villa to leave Australia early, future unclear

|Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

Spanish striker David Villa's loan deal with Melbourne City will be cut short after four matches, with apparently no guarantee he will return to Australia's A-League.