Business
April 30

English soccer leads social media racism boycott

There will be no goal clips, lineup announcements, banter between clubs or even title celebrations.
Sports
April 30

Rookie manager Wayne Rooney mired in relegation battle

Wayne Rooney the player found ways to score. Wayne Rooney the manager has hit a wall.
Business
April 29

FIFA, UEFA joins English soccer's 4-day social media boycott

English soccer's boycott of social media is spreading after FIFA and UEFA said they will join the players, clubs and organizations in a four-day protest against online abuse.
Loons
April 29
Real Salt Lake goalkeeper David Ochoa (1) jaws at Minnesota United players, including Hassani Dotson (31) after the teams’ game on Saturday. Ochoa p

Real Salt Lake goalkeeper, two Loons' players fined in ball-booting incident

Goalkeeper David Ochoa and Minnesota United's Hassani Dotson and Chase Gasper were fined by MLS for their actions last weekend.
Sports
April 29

American defender Alana Cook earning her stripes at PSG

Alana Cook joined an exclusive club when she headed in a goal for Paris Saint-Germain against Barcelona last weekend.
Sports
April 29

American coach Marsch to take over at German team Leipzig

American coach Jesse Marsch will take over at German soccer team Leipzig next season.
Sports
April 29

Austin FC visits Minnesota United FC after Dominguez's 2-goals game

Austin FC (1-1-0) vs. Minnesota United FC (0-2-0)
Business
April 28

NZ Rugby votes to sell commercial share to US investors

New Zealand Rugby will move ahead with a plan to sell a 12.5% stake in its commercial rights, mainly the All Blacks, to U.S. investors after winning the support of provinces at its annual meeting Thursday.
Sports
April 28

The Latest: Atlanta to allow full capacity at 2 stadiums

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:
Sports
April 28

Man United looks to end semifinal heartache against Roma

Manchester United's players have been nothing if not consistent in the semifinals of major tournaments over the last year and a half.
Sports
April 27

NZ Rugby debates selling All Blacks share to US investors

New Zealand Rugby will face a momentous decision on the future of the All Blacks at its annual meeting Thursday, when it debates whether to sell a stake in the commercial value of the national team to American investors.
Sports
April 27

Lyon women's team hires Bompastor as first female coach

Europe's most successful women's soccer team has hired a woman as its coach for the first time with Lyon's appointment of Sonia Bompastor to replace Jean-Luc Vasseur.
Sports
April 27

Israeli soccer referee comes out as transgender woman

An Israeli soccer referee has come out as transgender and is living — and enforcing the rules of the game — as the only woman in the country's top-shelf league.
Sports
April 27

Chicharito thrilled with hot start, youth soccer initiative

With five goals in only two games, Javier Hernández is off to a spectacular start to his second year with the LA Galaxy.
Business
April 27

Organizers: Pilot Barcelona concert could pave way for more

Mid-sized cultural events could be held without social distancing — but with other precautions — after a pilot concert attended by 4,500 mask-wearing Spaniards who'd been screened for COVID-19 produced no significant outbreaks, event organizers argued Tuesday.
Loons
April 25
Loons midfielder Justin McMaster he walked down the field after an offside call Saturday. ] AARON LAVINSKY • aaron.lavinsky@startribune.com  Minneso

McMaster showing early on why Minnesota United had faith in him

Justin McMaster, the No. 17 pick in the MLS SuperDraft, entered in the second half and earned an assist on the Loons' lone goal.
Sports
April 25

Man City beats Tottenham 1-0 to win 4th straight League Cup

A rare goal from Aymeric Laporte produced a familiar outcome: Manchester City winning the League Cup.
Sports
April 25

Egypt's national soccer team coach positive for coronavirus

Egypt's national team coach has tested positive for the coronavirus, the country's soccer association announced Sunday.
Loons
April 25
Real Salt Lake midfielder Anderson Julio (29) scored a goal against Minnesota United goalkeeper Dayne St. Clair (97) in the first half.

Loons push the pace vs. Real Salt Lake but lose 2-1 in home opener

Two first-half goals by Real Salt Lake were plenty to keep the Loons well out of range in Saturday night's home opener, the first game at Allianz Field in more than 500 days.
Loons
April 24
Minnesota United goalkeeper Dayne St. Clair

St. Clair back in goal for Loons despite season-opening loss

Tyler Miller is back to full health after his 2020 season ended because of August surgeries on both hips. But Dayne St. Clair took over the starter's job in September and guided the Loons to the Western Conference final in December.