Soccer

Christian Ramirez scores twice, Minnesota beats LAFC 5-1

Christian Ramirez scored twice, Darwin Quintero had a goal and two assists and Minnesota United won their third in a row with a 5-1 rout of Los Angeles FC

Mo Bamba buys car

The No. 6 overall pick Mo Bamba has already bought an expensive gift, but it's not for him

Ozil quits Germany squad in spat over Turkey president photo

Mesut Ozil is quitting Germany's national team following criticism over his decision to pose for a picture with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Hidden Gem Green

Louisiana-Monroe receiver Marcus Green is a SN preseason second-team All-American pick.

Timbers tie Impact 2-2, increase MLS unbeaten streak to 13

Portland's Diego Valeri scored the lone second-half goal and the Timbers tied the Montreal Impact 2-2 to increase their MLS unbeaten streak to 13 games

Jockey Victor Espinoza hurt

Jockey Victor Espinoza was injured during a training after his horse collapsed and died.

Serna pulls Rapids to a 2-2 tie against Real Salt Lake

Dillon Serna's goal at the 88th minute lifted the Colorado Rapids to a 2-2 tie against Real Salt Lake in a match delayed 45 minutes due to rain and lightning

Ready, steady, slow - snails slug it out at…

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FC Dallas, Houston play to 1-1 after scoring early goals

FC Dallas and Houston each scored early goals and the two teams played to a 1-1 draw

Johnny Manziel traded

After five games with zero starts in the CFL, Johnny Manziel was traded.

Trapp's late blast lifts Crew past Orlando City, 3-2

Will Trapp scored in stoppage time to give the Columbus Crew a 3-2 comeback victory over Orlando City

Couldn't agree on a contract with Kluivert - Van…

Ajax CEO, Edwin van der Sar, says that the club wanted to keep rising star Justin Kluivert but wishes him well after his move to Serie A side Roma

Jonathan Osorio breaks tie, Toronto FC beats Fire 2-1

Jonathan Osorio broke a tie in the 65th minute and Toronto FC held on to beat the Chicago Fire 2-1

Change of philosophy, but Tadic adds grit - Van…

Ajax CEO, Edwin van der Sar, admits that buying Dusan Tadic is a change from the usual way the club operates, but insists that sometimes you have to buy experience

Red Bulls stay hot, beat Revolution 2-0

Daniel Royer and Bradley Wright-Phillips scored to help the New York Red Bulls beat the New England Revolution 2-0

America need more players like Pulisic - Klopp

Jurgen Klopp believes the American national team need more players like Christian Pulisic, after the teen scored two in Dortmund's 3-1 pre-season win over Liverpool.

Ibrahimovic leads Galaxy over Union 3-1

Zlatan Ibrahimovic had a goal and an assist and the Los Angeles Galaxy beat the Philadelphia Union 3-1 for their third straight victory

Sturridge's Liverpool future is 'bright' - Klopp

Jurgen Klopp believes the future is bright at Liverpool for Daniel Sturridge, with the striker proving his fitness in pre-season.

Nicolas Lodeiro scores twice, Sounders beat Whitecaps 2-0

Nicolas Lodeiro scored twice in the first half in the Seattle Sounders' 2-0 victory over the Vancouver Whitecaps

Pulisic has 'enormous potential' - Favre

Borussia Dortmund coach Lucien Favre says that American attacker Christian Pulisic has 'enormous potential' and will only get better

Martinez has MLS-record 6th hat trick in Atlanta United win

Josef Martinez set an MLS record with his sixth career hat trick and Atlanta United rallied to beat D.C. United 3-1

'Exhausted' Keita can do better - Klopp

Jurgen Klopp insisted 'exhausted' Naby Keita can do much better than his performance in Liverpool's pre-season loss to Dortmund.

Alisson joins Liverpool as world's most expensive…

Brazil goalkeeper Alisson became the world's most expensive goalkeeper on Thursday when he joined Liverpool from Roma

Keita will play the 'creative no.8' role for…

Jurgen Klopp revealed he sees new signing Naby Keita fitting into a creative no.8 role at Liverpool - but admitted he has multiple skills in other areas.

Ramirez, Quintero score; Minnesota United tops Revs 2-1

Christian Ramirez and Darwin Quintero scored first-half goals and Minnesota United held off the New England Revolution 2-1

Klopp gives update on Matip injury

Jurgen Klopp said Joel Matip suffered a 'small tear' in his leg, as he limped off in Liverpool's pre-season game against Borussia Dortmund - but admitted they'll have to wait to see the full extent of the injury.

Sarri wants to meet Hazard over Chelsea future…

Chelsea coach Maurizio Sarri says Eden Hazard is one of the top two or three players in Europe and he wants to meet the Belgium forward face-to-face to discuss his future

Woods: Open result will sting for a little bit

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Mourinho bemoans 'very bad' preseason for United

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has described the team's preseason as "very bad" because of the disruption caused by the World Cup and the absence of Alexis Sanchez for the U.S. tour

I thought Tiger was going to win! - McIlroy

Rory McIlroy admits he thought Tiger Woods would win The Open Championship and joked that he wanted to spoil the party.