Messi hat trick breaks scoring record in Spain

| |Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014

Lionel Messi scored a hat trick to emphatically break the Spanish league's all-time scoring mark in Barcelona's 5-1 win over Sevilla on Saturday.

Schweinsteiger helps Bayern win 4-0 in comeback

| |Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014

Bastian Schweinsteiger marked his comeback from injury by setting up Bayern Munich's final goal as the defending champions stretched their Bundesliga lead with a 4-0 win over Hoffenheim on Saturday.

Wigan owner will resign if found guilty of racism

|Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014

The owner of English football club Wigan says he will quit his position if found guilty by the country's Football Association of making racist remarks about Jewish and Chinese people.

10-man Perth Glory stay in 1st place with 2-1 win

|Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014

First-place Perth Glory played with 10 men for the final half-hour but held on for a 2-1 win over the Wellington Phoenix, while the second-place Melbourne Victory ensured Brisbane's early-season woes continued with a 1-0 win over the defending A-League champions.

Gamba beats Reds 2-0 to extend J-League title race

|Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014

Kodai Sato and Shu Kurata scored late goals as Gamba Osaka beat Urawa Reds 2-0 on Saturday to extend the J-League title chase for at least another week.

2 convicted in Delaware soccer field shootings

| |Friday, Nov. 21, 2014

Two gang members who prosecutors say were out to avenge a friend's death and to silence a witness to an earlier killing have been convicted of murder in a 2012 soccer tournament shooting in Delaware that left three people dead.

2 convicted in Delaware soccer field shootings

| |Friday, Nov. 21, 2014

Two gang members who prosecutors say were out to avenge a friend's death and to silence a witness to an earlier killing were convicted of murder Friday in a 2012 soccer tournament shooting in Wilmington that left three people dead.

Aduriz leads Bilbao to 3-1 win over Espanyol

|Friday, Nov. 21, 2014

Athletic Bilbao striker Aritz Aduriz scored one goal and set up another in a 3-1 win over Espanyol at San Mames Stadium on Friday, as the Basque side consolidated its turnaround in the Spanish league.

PSG edges Metz 3-2 to take French league lead

|Friday, Nov. 21, 2014

Ezequiel Lavezzi fired Paris Saint-Germain to the top of the French league on Friday by scoring the winner in the 3-2 victory over promoted Metz.

FIFA official: WCup boycott would be 'nonsense'

|Friday, Nov. 21, 2014

FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke said Friday a boycott of the 2018 World Cup in Russia would be "nonsense."