Los Rayados began their bid to win the Torneo Apertura playoffs with a 2-1 win at Atlas in Thursday's quarterfinals. Read the whole story
"I have come to despise so many of you and I hold so many of you in contempt. Your behavior on the sidelines has, for far too long, been disrespectful and you are damaging the children. You have
said nasty things to and about too many referees and it must come to an end. I can no longer be involved with so many people who feel so entitled."
-- Avery Krut, who is quitting as the referee administrator and game scheduler of 1,800-player AYSO Beverly Hills Region 76, in his farewell email to parents. (Guardian)
Three coaches who qualified their teams to the 2018 World Cup finals won't be around for the finals in Russia. Read the whole story
Antoine Griezmann's acrobatic scissor kick is our favorite golazo of the week. Read the whole story
Group A: FC Basel 1 Man. United 0.
-- CSKA Moscow 2 Benfica 0.
(Shchennikov 13, own goal 56.)
Group B: Paris SG 7 Celtic 1.
(Neymar 9, 22, Cavani 28, 79, Mbappe 35, Verratti 75, Dani Alves 80; Dembele 1.)
-- Anderlecht 1 Bayern Munich 2.
(Hanni 63; Lewandowski 51, Tolisso 77.)
Group C: Qarabag FK 0 Chelsea 4.
(Hazard pen. 21, Willian 36, 85, Fabregas pen. 73.)
-- Atletico Madrid 2 Roma 0.
(Griezmann 69, Gameiro 85.)
Group D: Juventus 0 Barcelona 0
-- Sporting 3 Olympiakos 1.
(Dost 40, 66, Bruno Cesar 43; Ofoe 86.)
Tom Payne will be stepping down as president of the NASL's Puerto Rico FC when his contract expires at the end of November. Read the whole story
The winner of the Golden Boot as the top scorer at Euro 2017 will spend the winter as a guest player at Melbourne City. Read the whole story
Jamaican Dane Kelly led the USL with 18 goals in a record-setting season for the expansion team. Read the whole story
Three games will be played on Friday and one on Saturday in the NCAA Division I Women's Tournament quarterfinals. Read the whole story