Loons defender DJ Taylor seizes opportunity to talk about mental health

Taylor earned Man of the Match honors Sunday and donated the accompanying $1,000 to the National Alliance on Mental Health Minnesota.
Business
May 23

Russian ties shred German ex-leader Schroeder's standing

Gerhard Schroeder left the German chancellery after a narrow election defeat in 2005 with every chance of a future as a respected elder statesman.
Loons
May 22

Loons keep same starting 11 for first time this season

DJ Taylor started his second consecutive game and scored in the 55th minute.
Loons
May 22

Loons get back to winning ways with 2-1 victory at Dallas

Sunday's decision stopped a four-game winless streak for the Loons, who got goals from Robin Lod and DJ Taylor.
Sports
May 22

Man City wins 6th EPL title in 11 seasons in dramatic finale

Manchester City scored three goals in five minutes to turn around a tense and dramatic season finale and clinch a sixth Premier League title in 11 seasons, rallying to beat Aston Villa 3-2 and hold off Liverpool's challenge on Sunday.
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Sports
May 22

Zinchenko's tearful support for Ukraine after EPL title win

The Ukrainian flag Oleksandr Zinchenko used to wipe away the tears also inspired Manchester City's Premier League title winner.
Sports
May 22

3 goals in 5-minute recovery wins Premier League for City

Manchester City had been here before, losing at home and risking throwing away the title.
Sports
May 22

Croatian police fire live ammunition during soccer fan clash

Outnumbered Croatian police officers fired warning shots into the air and ground with live ammunition when soccer fans returning from a match in the capital attacked them on a highway with iron bars, bats and flares, authorities said Sunday. At least 35 people were injured, including four fans with bullet wounds.
Loons
May 21

Loons' Lod says delaying mandatory military training 'wasn't the best decision'

Minnesota United attacker Robin Lod spent 10 winter weeks training in home country of Finland's forests.
Loons
May 21

Minnesota United at FC Dallas preview: Loons looking to break winless streak

While the Loons are winless in their last four, they haven't lost to FC Dallas in their last five consecutive matchups.
Sports
May 21

US Soccer Hall of Fame inductees praise equal pay agreement

Shannon Boxx, Christie Pearce Rampone and Linda Hamilton all celebrated this week's landmark equal pay agreement with U.S. Soccer as the three women were enshrined Saturday in the National Soccer Hall of Fame.
Sports
May 21

Mbappé signs new 3-year PSG deal after rejecting Real Madrid

Kylian Mbappé celebrated with fans at Parc des Princes then scored a hat trick after signing a new three-year contract with Paris Saint-Germain on Saturday and turning down the chance again to join Real Madrid.
Sports
May 21

US women's soccer equal pay victory decades in the making

The U.S. women's national team has not only been wildly successful on the field, the players have also been unabashedly outspoken, using their platform to advocate for equal rights for themselves and others.
Sports
May 21

NBC has all scenarios covered for Championship Sunday

With the Premier League title race coming down to the final day of matches, NBC is pulling out all the stops in its coverage of Championship Sunday.
Sports
May 20

Tillman switching from Germany to US, Wright also on roster

Bayern Munich midfielder Malik Tillman is switching affiliation from Germany to the United States and is among 27 players invited to the Americans' next-to-last training camp ahead of the World Cup.
Sports
May 20

Bach says Russia ban is to protect athletes, not punish them

Russian athletes and officials who have been banned from international sports because of the war in Ukraine are being protected rather than punished, International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach said Friday.
Sports
May 20

Entering US Soccer Hall, Dempsey finds pressure eased

Clint Dempsey acknowledges the limelight changed him later in his career as he felt responsible for his club and American soccer.
Sports
May 20

FIFA plans to announce 2026 World Cup sites on June 16

FIFA intends to announce the 2026 World Cup sites during a news conference in New York on June 16.
Sports
May 19

Ismail Elfath of US picked among 36 World Cup referees

Ismail Elfath is the lone American among 36 referees selected by FIFA on Thursday for this year's World Cup.
World
May 19

'Wagatha Christie' libel lawyer says evidence was destroyed

A high-profile libel court battle between two British soccer spouses concluded Thursday, with one lawyer accusing the claimant, Rebekah Vardy, of deliberately destroying key evidence that allegedly showed she leaked her opponent's private social media posts to tabloid reporters.
Sports
May 19

Female referees to officiate men's World Cup for 1st time

Female referees will make World Cup history this year by working games at a major men's tournament for the first time in Qatar.