Soccer

  • Didier Drogba rejoins Chelsea on season-long deal

    Didier Drogba rejoined Chelsea on Friday, reuniting one of the sport's most theatrical characters with flamboyant manager Jose Mourinho. The 36-year-old Ivory Coast striker, who was a free agent after stints with China's Shanghai Shenhua and Turkey's Galatasaray, signed a season-long deal with the…

    The Associated Press
  • Greece hires Ranieri as national team coach

    ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Claudio Ranieri signed a two-year contract to coach Greece's national football team on Friday, replacing Fernando Santos after he guided the Greeks to the second round at the World Cup in Brazil.

    Associated Press
  • 5 Questions That Will Not Get You Hired

    The wrong questions can tank even the best interview. Here are five questions you should never ask in a job interview.

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  • Security Concerns Force Cancellation of Israeli Team's Soccer Match

    The decision comes after the Israeli team's last match against French club Lille in Bischofshofen, a town near Salzburg, on Wednesday prematurely ended in chaos at the 85th minute.

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  • Chelsea's Lampard Signs With New York City FC

    New York City FC, the Major League Soccer expansion team set to begin play in 2015, announced the signing of Chelsea FC legend Frank Lampard on Thursday.

    The Wall Street Journal
  • DaMarcus Beasley, introduced in Houston: I see myself as a left back

    Introduced to the media in Houston, Beasley said he's move on from midfield.

    NBC Sports
  • 11 Things From AC Milan’s Training Session in New York

    Balotelli, Honda, Muntari, and more from the Rossoneri's N.Y. training.

    NBC Sports
  • Chivas USA-Rapids Preview

    Marvin Chavez marked his return to Colorado by helping Chivas USA end an 11-match winless streak against the Rapids earlier this year. The Rapids are seeking revenge on a special night for their coach. Pablo Mastroeni will be inducted into the club's Gallery of Honor on Friday night, when his…

    The Associated Press
  • Soccer-UEFA Europa League qualification round 2 results

    July 24 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the UEFA Europa League Qualification Round 2 second leg matches on Thursday Qualification Round 2Thursday, July 24, second legFH (Iceland) - Neman Grodno (Belarus) 2-0 (halftime: 1-0) First leg: Neman Grodno - FH 1-1. FH win 3-1 on aggregate.Stjarnan…

    Reuters
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    Team Germany Star -- I've Got A Hot GF Too ... And A Yacht

    Mario Gotze isn't the only Team Germany star with a smokin' hot lady, Andre Schurrle's GF ain't half bad either. The soccer superstar, who made the assist to Gotze in the World Cup Final, was hangin' out on a yacht in Ibiza with longtime Montana Yorke, the lady who was by his side throughout the…

    Wochit
  • Vanishing spray gets green light in France

    The French Football Federation (FFF) have agreed to adopt the use of vanishing spray, to fix distances for free-kicks and their walls, at top level matches this season, president Noel Le Graet announced on Thursday. At this year's World Cup the bright white foam was used by referees at free-kicks…

    AFP
  • Spanish coach seeks historic title with Ahly

    Johannesburg (AFP) - Juan Carlos Garrido sets off this weekend on a journey he hopes will end with him becoming the first Spanish coach to win a CAF club competition.

    AFP
  • Friendly business where profit and sport collide

    By Steve Keating TORONTO (Reuters) - Neither Tottenham Hotspur coach Mauricio Pochettino nor Toronto FC's Ryan Nelsen seemed particularly enthused about their mid-week friendly but smiled grudgingly while accepting the match as part of today's global soccer reality where new fans and revenue…

    Reuters
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    Barclays Premier League Live

    Fathom Events and NBC Sports Group are bringing the famed Barclays Premier League 2014-15 soccer season LIVE to select movie theaters starting on August 16. Each week fans will get the chance to experience their favorite clubs on the big screen, along with specially produced “theater-only”…

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  • West Ham hit by Carroll injury blow

    West Ham striker Andy Carroll has revealed he will miss the start of the Premier League season after suffering a serious ankle injury. Carroll was sidelined for much of last season due to a recurring foot problem and the England international's injury troubles have resurfaced before the new…

    AFP
  • Taste the rainbow.

    The Expendables are back for one last ride. See Expendables 3 in theaters on 8/15!

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  • Everton set to sign Bosnia midfielder Besic

    Everton are set to sign Muhamed Besic from Ferencvaros after the Bosnia midfielder joined the Premier League club on their pre-season visit to Thailand. Germany-born Besic impressed Everton manager Roberto Martinez with his performances for Bosnia and Herzegovina at the recent World Cup and he is…

    AFP
  • Mexican Aguirre named as new coach of Japan

    Japan has appointed Mexican Javier Aguirre as the new head coach of the national team. The Japan Football Association made the appointment on Thursday, with the 55-year-old Aguirre replacing Alberto Zaccheroni, who coached the team to a disappointing group-stage exit at the World Cup. Aguirre…

    The Associated Press
  • Report: Jay DeMerit set to call it a career; ‘Caps to get relief

    One of the best stories is United States men's soccer history is about to move past the "playing career" chapter.

    NBC Sports
  • WATCH: Radamel Falcao’s batting cage cuts send pitcher diving

    The Colombian striker takes a few hacks before AS Monaco's friendly in Miami against Atletico National.

    NBC Sports
  • Swansea sign Ecuador winger Montero

    Ecuador winger Jefferson Montero has signed for Swansea City from Mexican side Morelia on a four-year contract, the Premier League club announced on Thursday. The 24-year-old former Villarreal player, who can play on either flank and started all three of Ecuador's group games at the World Cup, has…

    AFP
  • Soccer-Greece name Italian Ranieri as manager

    (Adds details, quotes) ATHENS, July 25 (Reuters) - Italian Claudio Ranieri has signed a two-year deal to manage the Greek national team through to the 2016 European Championship, the Hellenic football federation (EPO) said on Friday. The 62-year-old Ranieri takes over from Fernando Santos who left…

    Reuters
  • In War Secrets Save Lives, At Home Secrets Destroy

    Set against the backdrop of the mission to build the world's first atomic bomb, MANHATTAN premieres this SUNDAY at 9/8c on WGN America.

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