Soccer

PSG president targeted by French corruption probe

A French judicial official says Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser Al-Khelaifi has been placed under investigation for suspected corruption

Adidas: Spain's FA has no grounds for ending contract

Adidas says Spain's soccer federation has no grounds for terminating its contract with the sports apparel company, and will fight to keep the agreement in place

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Soccer god Maradona's rise and fall in Asif…

Soccer god Maradona's rise and fall while in Italy is the subject of Asif Kapadia's documentary, destined for HBO

Montero scores on penalty kick, Whitecaps tie Red Bulls 2-2

Fredy Montero tied it for Vancouver with a penalty kick in the 61st minute and the Whitecaps held on for a 2-2 draw with the New York Red Bulls

Mkhitaryan to miss Europa League final for…

Arsenal says Henrikh Mkhitaryan will be staying at home when the team plays Chelsea in the Europa League final because of concerns about political tension between his native Armenia and Azerbaijan, which is hosting the game

FIFA keeps 32 teams for 2022 World Cup, scrapping…

FIFA scrapped plans to expand the 2022 Qatar World Cup to 48 nations, deciding Wednesday to stick with 32 countries due to the political and logistical complexities of using another Persian Gulf nation

English Premier League broadcast rights rise to $12 billion

English Premier League broadcast rights have risen almost 8% to 9.2 billion pounds ($12 billion) for the next three seasons

Spanish soccer federation ending its contract with Adidas

Spain says it will end its contract with Adidas and has opened negotiations with other apparel companies

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Shinyashiki, Rapids beat Galaxy 1-0, snap eight-game skid

Andre Shinyashiki scored late, Tim Howard had his first shutout of the season and the Colorado Rapids beat the Los Angeles Galaxy 1-0 for their first win of the season

Vela's late goal helps LAFC to 1-1 tie with FC Dallas

Carlos Vela scored a late goal and Los Angeles FC rallied for a 1-1 tie with FC Dallas

Barlow, short-handed Red Bulls beat Atlanta United 1-0

Tom Barlow scored his first MLS goal to help the short-handed New York Red Bulls beat Atlanta United 1-0 and snap Atlanta's MLS-record streak of five consecutive shutouts

Nani, Akindele help Orlando City beat FC Cincinnati 5-1

Luís Carlos "Nani" Almeida da Cunha and Tesho Akindele each scored twice and Orlando City beat FC Cincinnati 5-1 to snap a four-game winless streak, including three consecutive losses

Messi hits 50 goals for Barca, Madrid ends season…

Lionel Messi scored twice to hit the 50-goal mark for the sixth time in his career on Sunday while Real Madrid put a fittingly poor ending to its worst season in recent memory after losing in the final round of the Spanish league

Paderborn joins Cologne in Bundesliga, Union misses chance

Paderborn is back in the Bundesliga despite a 3-1 defeat at Dynamo Dresden as Union Berlin failed to take advantage in Germany's second division on Sunday

Dynamo rally with consecutive goals to beat DC United 2-1

Memo Rodríguez and Tommy McNamara scored a minute apart in the middle of the second half to rally the Houston Dynamo past D.C. United 2-1

Cornelius' late goal lifts Whitecaps to 1-1 draw against SKC

Derek Cornelius scored in the fourth minute of second-half stoppage time to help the Vancouver Whitecaps pull level for a 1-1 draw against 10-man Sporting Kansas City

Wondolowski breaks Landon Donovan's MLS goals…

Chris Wondolowski scores four times to pass Landon Donovan for most career MLS goals, San Jose Earthquakes beat the Chicago Fire 4-1

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Finlay's goal lifts Minnesota United over Crew 1-0

Ethan Finlay scored against his former team in the 70th minute, and Minnesota United held on for a 1-0 win over the Columbus Crew

Stefan Frei records 6 saves in scoreless draw with Union

Stefan Frei had six saves for his fifth shutout of the season, and the Seattle Sounders played to a scoreless draw with the Philadelphia Union

Revolution, Impact finish in 0-0 draw in Montreal

Revolution, Impact finish in 0-0 draw in Montreal; Ignacio Piatti returns from injury