Soccer

A worker hangs signs at City Hall one day ahead of a ticker-tape parade for the U.S. Women's World Cup winning team, Tuesday, July 9, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
July 10, 2019 - 1:14 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A blizzard of confetti and large crowds are expected at Wednesday's ticker tape parade to celebrate the U.S. women's national soccer team in New York City. The festivities in honor of the Women's World Cup champs will begin at 9:30 a.m. in a section of lower Manhattan nicknamed the...
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Alex Morgan and Kelley O'hara of the USA celebrate following victory in the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup France Quarter Final match between France and USA
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July 05, 2019 - 10:37 am
On Sunday, the City of Pittsburgh and the Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy are hosting a watch party in Schenley Plaza for the FIFA Women’s World Cup final between the United States and the Netherlands. The game, which is scheduled to to start at 11am on Sunday (July 7), will be shown on a large video...
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FILE - In this Sept. 13, 2014, photo a view of rainbow laces in Tottenham Hotspurs' Harry Kane boots, as part of an anti-homophobia campaign, as he warms up ahead of their English Premier League soccer match against Sunderland at the Stadium of Light, Sunderland, England. The French football league has set up an action plan to tackle homophobia in its stadiums that paves the way for judicial sanctions against abusive fans. (AP Photo/Scott Heppell)
May 13, 2019 - 7:51 am
PARIS (AP) — The French soccer league has set up an action plan to tackle homophobia in its stadiums, a system that will pave the way for judicial sanctions against abusive fans. Often heard at French league matches, homophobic chants have been tolerated for a long time by many club officials, and...
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dreamstime
October 11, 2018 - 10:42 am
Connellsville is sending its own armed guards to Penn Hills for athletic events including a boys’ soccer game this past Monday.
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dreamstime
October 02, 2018 - 3:01 pm
LADUE, Mo. (AP) — A federal judge has refused to order a Missouri high school to put a 16-year-old boy on a soccer team while his family sues for discrimination. KSDK-TV reports that a federal judge denied the temporary restraining order Monday. The lawsuit is pending. The lawsuit says the boy,...
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dreamstime
October 01, 2018 - 2:03 pm
A mother is suing a northeast Missouri high school for discrimination after her son didn't make the varsity soccer team and was kicked off the junior varsity team last month.
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 The Connellsville Area School District will be required to bring in an outside consultant to do racial and cultural sensitivity training under a ruling today from the WPIAL.
Joe DeStio
September 26, 2018 - 1:07 pm
PITTSBURGH (Newsradio 1020 KDKA) – The Connellsville Area School District will be required to bring in an outside consultant to do racial and cultural sensitivity training under a ruling today from the WPIAL. The league issued its decision after hearing private testimony this week on allegations of...
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FILE - In this Feb. 18, 2014 file Former FIFA Secretary General Jerome Valcke speaks during a news conference for the 2014 World Cup in Florianopolis, Brazil. Jerome Valcke's 10-year ban from football was upheld by the Court of Arbitration for Sport on Friday July 27, 2018. The secretary general at FIFA for eight years during Sepp Blatter's presidency was fired in 2016 and banned from all football-related activity for 10 years by the FIFA ethics committee. (AP Photo/Andre Penner, File)
July 27, 2018 - 7:17 am
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Jerome Valcke's 10-year ban from football was upheld by the Court of Arbitration for Sport on Friday. The secretary general at FIFA for eight years during Sepp Blatter's presidency was fired in 2016 and banned from all football-related activity for 10 years by the FIFA...
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July 26, 2018 - 11:37 am
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Spain's Tax Office has accepted a deal with Cristiano Ronaldo to plead guilty to tax fraud and pay a fine of close to 19 million euros ($22 million) in exchange for a reduced prison sentence that will likely be suspended. A source with knowledge of the deal confirmed to The...
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July 26, 2018 - 10:55 am
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Former Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson has thanked medical staff in his first public comments since emergency brain surgery in May. Ferguson, who has been recovering at home, released a video message through the club on Thursday. The 76-year-old Ferguson, who...
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