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Jul 7, 2022; Washington, DC, USA; Professional soccer player Megan Rapinoe reacts as she receives the Presidential Medal of Freedom from President Joe Biden at The White House.

Rapinoe Raised Griner Issue With Biden During Call, per Report

The soccer star reportedly urged Biden to take additional steps to secure her release.

Luchi Gonzalez coaching FC Dallas.

Earthquakes Hire USMNT Assistant Coach as Next Manager

Luchi Gonzalez, the former FC Dallas manager, will join the Earthquakes after the World Cup in Qatar.

Manchester United lost its first two games of the season

Manchester United’s Desperation Descends Into a Farce

These days, it doesn’t take much for Man United to turn into the butt of a joke, but it doesn’t take an erratic billionaire’s tweet to uncover what’s plaguing the club.

Ryan Giggs coaching for Wales.

Ryan Giggs Admits to Infidelity, Denies Abuse in Trial

The former Wales manager testified for the first time Tuesday during his domestic violence trial.

Lionel Messi and Neymar during a World Cup qualifier.

FIFA Agrees to Cancel Brazil-Argentina World Cup Qualifier

The qualifier was abandoned in September when health officials entered the field saying four Argentina players had broken COVID-19 protocols.

Darwin Núñez and Joachim Andersen battle for a header.

Crystal Palace’s Andersen Receives Death Threats After Nunez Headbutt

The Danish defender said he was subject to more than 300 messages after Liverpool forward Darwin Núñez was sent off for headbutting him.

Mohamed Salah and Liverpool draw Crystal Palace

Liverpool’s Winless Start Magnified by Premier League’s Fine Margins

Jürgen Klopp’s side has largely played well in two draws, but such is the standard both it and Man City have set in recent years, that the tiniest of slips could prove costly.

Thomas Tuchel and Antonio Conte

FA Charges Tuchel, Conte With Improper Behavior for Scuffle

The two managers got into it after Chelsea and Tottenham’s 2-2 draw.

Kylian Mbappé and Neymar celebrate after a goal.

Report: Mbappé, Neymar Meet to Address PSG Penalty Beef

The PSG stars were at odds over penalty duties as manager Christophe Galtier has yet to name a top penalty taker for this season.

Benjamin Mendy playing for Man City.

Man City’s Benjamin Mendy Begins Trial for Rape, Sexual Assault

The left back is facing eight counts of rape, one count of attempted rape and one count of sexual assault.

USMNT’s Sergiño Dest, Malik Tillman and Weston McKennie

Americans Abroad: Injuries, Transfer Talk and Tillman’s Big Jump

The jockeying for World Cup roster places continues, with potential moves, an inability to see the field and breakout performances all part of the picture.

Thomas Tuchel and Antonio Conte clash on the touch line.

Tuchel-Conte Clash Adds Early-Season Flair to Premier League Thriller

A postgame confrontation between two tactical masterminds put the cherry on top of an entertaining match already filled with so much drama.

Harry Maguire reacting to a Brentford goal.

Man United, ten Hag’s Embarrassing Start Comes As No Surprise

Saturday’s 4–0 loss to Brentford exposed the Red Devils for what they are: a club without a plan run by a manager with misplaced tactics.

Lionel Messi isn’t in the running for the Ballon d’Or, while Karim Benzema is the favorite

Ballon d’Or Shortlist Revealed: Messi Omitted, Benzema the Clear Favorite

For the first time since 2005, Lionel Messi is not shortlisted for France Football’s prestigious award, which should be Karim Benzema’s to lose.

Frenkie de Jong, Cristiano Ronaldo and Wesley Fofana could be on the move this summer

Ronaldo, de Jong and the Biggest Remaining Summer Transfer Sagas

With all of the ‘Big Five’ seasons getting underway as of this weekend, these big names remain in the balance in the final weeks of the transfer window.


Barcelona Registers Lewandowski, Other Signings After Selling More Assets

The heavily indebted Catalan club has mortgaged its future for $895 million in order to be able to sign new players and a pair of returning stars on new contracts.

The 2022 World Cup will be held in Qatar

FIFA Officially Moves Qatar’s World Cup Opener a Day Earlier

Qatar and Ecuador will meet in a standalone match on Nov. 20 to open the competition.

Jose Mourinho enters his second season at Roma

Mourinho May Have the Pieces at Roma for More Second-Season Magic

The second season at a club is typically where Mourinho has found success, and there’s reason to believe more could follow in the Italian capital.

Morocco has fired coach Vahid Halilhodzic

Morocco Fires Its Coach Three Months Before the World Cup

The Moroccan federation said the decision to fire Vahid Halilhodžić was because of disagreements in preparing the team for the tournament.

Carlos Vela scores for MLS in the 2022 All-Star Game

MLS, Liga MX Entertain Again But May Not Last as All-Star Partners

With the expanded Leagues Cup coming next year and MLS and Liga MX clubs overlapping plenty as is, their All-Star spectacle could have a two-year shelf life.