Soccer

Messi scores vs Chelsea at 9th attempt to give…

Lionel Messi scored against Chelsea at his ninth attempt to recover a 1-1 draw for Barcelona in the Champions League last-16 on Tuesday

Russian authorities fine hotels for World Cup price-gouging

Russian authorities in two cities say they have issued hundreds of fines after finding many hotels were illegally hiking prices for the World Cup

Daily Data: Tuesday, Feb. 20

Aguero involved in clash with Wigan fan after…

Sergio Aguero has been involved in a confrontation with a Wigan fan as ugly scenes mar the end of the third-division side's shock FA Cup win over Manchester City

Fergus Falls wrestlers compete in section team tournament

AP Interview: Captain Cahill shoulders latest…

Assuming the captaincy from John Terry with Chelsea as Premier League champions should have been a smooth transition for Gary Cahill

Male-female crew planned for Kings Bay Navy sub

Messi aims to score against Chelsea at 9th attempt

Lionel Messi is still waiting to score his first goal against Chelsea after drawing a blank in eight previous Champions League matches

Rochdale scores late vs Spurs to set up Wembley…

A stoppage-time equalizer earned Rochdale a surprise 2-2 home draw with Tottenham in the fifth round of the FA Cup on Sunday, setting up a lucrative Wembley replay for the third-tier club later this month

Rodchenkov: Gov't order to protect doped Russian…

Russian soccer players avoided being caught doping after laboratory director Grigory Rodchenkov said he followed direct government orders to cover up any positive tests

Southampton pile on misery for West Brom in FA Cup

West Bromwich Albion's miserable week continued when it lost 2-1 to Southampton in the fifth round of the FA Cup

Reintegrated Mahrez helps Leicester into FA Cup…

Riyad Mahrez has returned to Leicester's starting lineup and helped the team reach the FA Cup quarterfinals by resuming his lethal partnership with Jamie Vardy

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Out-of-form Pogba under scrutiny at Man United

Paul Pogba is experiencing the toughest period of his second spell at Manchester United

The Columbus Dispatch, Ohio, Rob Oller column

Column: England's shame failing victims of pedophile coaches

English soccer is confronting its dark secrets

Colorful Carvalhal giving energy to revitalized Swansea

Swansea manager Carlos Carvalhal is fast becoming a new darling of British soccer with his colorful analogies, infectious enthusiasm and positive outlook

English ex-soccer coach convicted of 43 sex-abuse…

A former English youth soccer coach has been convicted of 43 charges of sex abuse against 11 young players in a Liverpool trial that detailed how he shattered the trust of boys who dreamed of becoming professionals

German soccer leagues crack $5 billion for revenue

German professional soccer is booming with record revenue across two divisions of just over 4 billion euros ($5 billion) last season, the 13th straight that there has been an increase

Man tries to give Conte a Man United jersey at Chelsea event

A man at a Chelsea news conference has tried to give manager Antonio Conte a Manchester United jersey