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January 17, 2019

Soccer

MLS adds Austin as 27th team, Texas capital's first club

MLS adds Austin as 27th team, Texas capital's first club

Austin FC was announced Tuesday as Major League Soccer's 27th club, the first top-level sports team for the Texas capital debuting in 2021 in a new 20,000-seat stadium."We think we are the league for a new America and that America lives here in Austin," MLS

South Korea, China make last 16 as Socceroos bounce back

South Korea, China make last 16 as Socceroos bounce back

South Korea and China ensured their places in the Asian Cup last 16 on Friday after continuing their perfect starts, as Australia reignited their title defence with a vital win over Palestine.The Koreans, runners-up in 2015, squeezed past Kyrgyzstan 1-0 thanks

Figo, Kaka seek 'promise' of football in cricket-mad Pakistan

Figo, Kaka seek 'promise' of football in cricket-mad Pakistan

Portuguese great Luis Figo and Brazilian star Kaka Thursday vowed to help develop the "great promise" of football in Pakistan, a country obsessed with cricket and twice banned from international soccer.The two legends -- who both played for Spanish club Real

Aussies slump, India soar on day of Asian Cup upsets

Aussies slump, India soar on day of Asian Cup upsets

Australia made a horror start to their title defence and unfancied India stunned Thailand on a day of upsets in the Asian Cup on Sunday.The Socceroos had expected to make short work of Jordan but Graham Arnold's men slumped 1-0 in their worst start in four vi

Aussie coach denies 'arrogance' after Asian Cup slip-up

Aussie coach denies 'arrogance' after Asian Cup slip-up

Australia's coach denied treating Jordan with "arrogance" on Sunday after the Asian Cup champions came unstuck 1-0 in a horror start to their title defence.Graham Arnold had bullishly predicted victory for the Socceroos in their Group B opener, but he said

MLS Crew name Porter coach to replace US boss Berhalter

MLS Crew name Porter coach to replace US boss Berhalter

Caleb Porter, who coached Portland to the 2015 Major League Soccer crown, and Tim Bezbatchenko, mastermind of Toronto's 2017 title run, were named Friday to guide the revamped Columbus Crew.The MLS club was saved last month when owners of the NFL Cleveland Br