KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — The defense was impenetrable. The offense was unstoppable. Simply put, it was another Spanish party on the international stage. Spain won its third straight major soccer title Sunday, routing Italy 4-0 […]
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Mario Balotelli finally showed some quality finishing, scoring twice Thursday to give Italy a 2-1 win over Germany and an unexpected spot in the European Championship final. Extending its winless streak […]
DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Far from its best, Spain still advanced to another major final on Wednesday, beating Portugal 4-2 in a penalty shootout after a scoreless draw at the European Championship. Cesc Fabregas, who […]
Mel Antonen, a reporter covering Major League Baseball for MASNSports.com and SI.com chats with Chris Kerber about the season to date, the All-Star game coming up and Lance Lynn’s chances, and a good discussion on […]
KHARKIV, Ukraine (AP) — Mario Gomez scored two first-half goals Wednesday to give Germany a 2-1 win over the Netherlands in one of the most anticipated showdowns of the European Championship. Robin van Persie pulled […]
KHARKIV, Ukraine (AP) — Denmark pulled off the first big surprise of the European Championship with a 1-0 victory over the Netherlands on Saturday in Group B. Michael Krohn-Dehli provided the finishing touch that the […]
ROME (AP) — Italy coach Cesare Prandelli said it wouldn’t bother him if his team withdraws from the European Championship while Italian soccer is engulfed in a huge match-fixing scandal. The investigation into corruption led […]
In a study of thousands of players in a dozen nations, FIFPro said clubs from Greece to Russia show a “terrifying lack of respect” for the fundamental rights of professionals.