MADRID | Mourinho accepts guilty plea for tax fraud in Spain

MADRID (AP) — Former Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho received a one-year suspended sentence after reaching…

Podcast: sports worth watching on TV; the Copa Libertadores

PodcastOne Sports Now hosts Jim Litke and Tim Dahlberg debate what sports to watch and how…

MADRID | Real Madrid far behind top European clubs in women’s soccer

MADRID— In a speech during Real Madrid’s most recent general assembly, club president Florentino Perez spoke…

MADRID | Copa Libertadores saga ends as River Plate wins in Madrid

MADRID— One of the most anticipated matches in South American soccer finally came to a conclusion…

MADRID | River Plate wins Copa Libertadores final in Madrid

MADRID — One of the most anticipated matches in South American soccer finally came to a…

MADRID | River Plate wins Copa Libertadores

MADRID— River Plate has won the Copa Libertadores after beating fierce rival Boca Juniors 3-1 in…

MADRID | River Plate, Boca Juniors set for Copa Libertadores final

MADRID  — Fans and players from fierce Argentine rivals River Plate and Boca Juniors are getting…

MADRID | Thousands of Boca and River fans set for Copa final in Spain

MADRID— Hundreds of Boca Juniors fans gathered outside their team’s hotel in Madrid on Saturday, chanting…

MADRID | Odd weekend in Spain: All eyes on Copa Libertadores final

MADRID  — The big-match buzz in Madrid and around the country has nothing to do with…

MADRID | Davis Cup organizers downplay criticism from French players

MADRID — Despite renewed complaints from France’s players about the upcoming changes to the Davis Cup,…

MADRID | Real Madrid’s board of directors to decide Lopetegui’s fate

MADRID— Possibly for the last time, Real Madrid coach Julen Lopetegui was in charge of the…

MADRID | Lopetegui booed as Madrid suffers worst scoring drought

MADRID — After seeing their team suffer its worst scoring drought and lose for the fourth…

Like Real Madrid, Portugal has to cope without Ronaldo

It’s not only Real Madrid that has to adapt to life without Cristiano Ronaldo. Portugal’s national…

MADRID | Real Madrid leads La Liga thanks to goal on video review

MADRID— Video review helped Real Madrid beat Espanyol 1-0 and go to the top of the…

MADRID | Dominant Yates wins Spanish Vuelta for 1st Grand Tour title

MADRID— Simon Yates has won his first Grand Tour title after a largely ceremonial ride into…

MADRID | Real Madrid teen bitten on head in youth game

MADRID  — Real Madrid wanted Brazilian teenager Vinicius Junior to gain experience in its B team.…

MADRID | Former Brazil great Ronaldo takes over Spanish club

MADRID — Former Brazil great Ronaldo took over Monday as the majority stakeholder in recently promoted…

MADRI | Messi scores Barcelona’s 6,000th league goal

MADRID — Barcelona scored its 6,000th goal in the Spanish league after another ingenious strike by…

Spanish league plan for game in US chided by players’ group

A regular-season Spanish league game is coming to the United States, possibly as early as this…

Spanish league plans to play regular-season match in US

A regular-season Spanish league game is coming to the United States, possibly as early as this…

SOCHI, Russia | Australia eliminated, Peru leaves World Cup on high note

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — Already-eliminated Peru ended Australia’s hopes of advancing to the knockout round at…

MOSCOW | The Latest: Boetang sent off, Germany down to 10 vs Sweden

MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on Saturday at the World Cup (all times local): 10:40 p.m.…

SOCHI, Russia | Brazil hit by injuries at World Cup, even coach needs care

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — Brazil doctors have been busy lately at the World Cup, with even…

MOSCOW | The Latest: Germany makes 4 changes in lineup to play Sweden

MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on Saturday at the World Cup (all times local): 8:10 p.m.…

MOSCOW | The Latest: Chicharito’s 50th gives Mexico a 2-0 lead

MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on Saturday at the World Cup (all times local): 7:31 p.m.…

MOSCOW | The Latest: Mertens goal gives Belgium 1-0 lead over Panama

MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on Monday at the World Cup (all times local): 7:06 p.m.…

SOCHI, Russia | Brazil in an unusual spot after a draw to open World Cup

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — This is unfamiliar territory for five-time World Cup champion Brazil. The last…

SOCHI, Russia | Panama coach blunt and honest before World Cup debut

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — Panama coach Hernan Dario Gomez isn’t in the business of sugarcoating the…

SOCHI, Russia | Panama coach blunt and honest before World Cup debut

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — Panama coach Hernan Dario Gomez isn’t in the business of sugarcoating the…

SOCHI | Overlooked Costa in position to leave his mark at World Cup

SOCHI, Russia  — Even with a pair of goals himself, Diego Costa joined the chorus praising…