International Soccer HEADLINES
For the second consecutive match at the Confederations Cup, Neymar netted a goal inside of 10 minutes and Brazil went on to claim a 2-0 win over Mexico on Wednesday in Group A play.
Newell's clinched Argentina's Clausura title on Wednesday without taking the field as second-place Lanus fell to a 2-0 defeat at Estudiantes.
The U.S. team will face Spain in the Under-20 World Cup on Friday, with FIFA promising increased security following anti-government protests in Istanbul and other Turkish cities in recent weeks.
The historic wave of protests that has swept across Brazil in recent days has gained some important allies - the players of the Brazilian national football team.
The FA Cup final has been restored to its traditional place as the last match of the English football season.
David Moyes was given a challenging start to life as Manchester United manager Wednesday, with his new team handed fixtures against Chelsea, Liverpool and Manchester City in the first five matches of its Premier League title defense.
As goaltender Tim Howard looks out from in front of the U.S. net, he likes what he sees: the scoring of striker Jozy Altidore, the ball control of the midfielders and the steadiness of the defense.
Jozy Altidore found the back of the net for the fourth consecutive match on Tuesday as the United States hung on to top Honduras, 1-0, in 2014 World Cup qualifying at Rio Tinto Stadium.
No amount of tight defense could keep Jozy Altidore from doing what he does best.
Australia, Iran and South Korea won spots at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil on a dramatic final day of Asian qualifying Tuesday.
Newell's took a giant step toward clinching Argentina's Clausura title on Sunday with a 3-0 victory over Atletico Rafaela.
Nigeria rolled to a 6-1 victory at Confederations Cup on Monday over Tahaiti, which was making its debut at a major FIFA tournament.
Nnamdi Oduamadi scored a hat trick as Nigeria easily coasted past Group B minnows Tahiti on Monday by a 6-1 score in Confederations Cup play.
Six youth players and the father of one of them were convicted of manslaughter Monday for kicking a volunteer linesman to death after a game, a brutal attack that shocked this soccer-loving nation.
Mario Balotelli's strike 12 minutes from time lifted Italy to a 2-1 victory over Mexico in Confederations Cup group A play on Sunday at the Maracana Stadium.
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